What Better Way To Live The Good Life Than To Spend Your Vacation In The Most Favorite Spots of Celebrities?
If you want to experience what most rich and famous people do when they take a vacation, it is best to follow them where they go and see the places that they love to frequent. Though not exactly paparazzi-free, the recreational spots that our beloved celebs pick to spend some precious leisure time with themselves and their significant others will surely whet our appetite and make us want to find a way to visit such places in our lifetime. Although there are hundreds of attractive locations that have made it to the selection, we’ve picked the top ten spots that have become a favorite of Hollywood stars and other prominent figures. Let’s take a virtual tour and see why.
When you think of Aspen, you think of skiing. It is located in a remote area of the Sawatch Range and Elk Mountains and along the Roaring Fork River. Initially founded as a mining camp, the city of Aspen flourished in the 1880s and became a popular hideaway for celebrities in the late 20th century, particularly when Aspen mountain was turned into a ski resort. Eventually, wealthy businessmen joined the ranks of famous people touring the place and buying properties, making real estate in the area as the most expensive in the United States.
BORA BORA, FRENCH POLYNESIA
The French-owned island is nestled beside a lagoon and a barrier reef. Right in the middle are what remains of an extinct volcano rising to two peaks – Mount Otemanu and Mount Pahia. Bora Bora’s location along the Pacific Ocean and its unique natural offerings have turned it into a major international tourist destination, with its aqua-centric luxury resorts. Celebrities always have a great time exploring the huge volcanoes, snorkelling the varies marine life and coral gardens, and just strolling around the spectacular beaches.
CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO
“Cape Saint Luke” is located in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. Cabo has been dubbed as one of Mexico’s top five tourist destinations. It is prominent for its beaches, abundant marine life, balnearios and the sea arch El Arco de Cabo San Lucas. There are also stunning landmarks and museums to see, aside from various water sports activities and the famous Town Square.
LAKE COMO, ITALY
Still another place preferred by a number of wealthy celebrities is the quiet but grand lake of glacial origin in Lombardy, Italy. It is the third-largest lake in the country and one of the deepest lakes in Europe. Even during the Roman times, Lake Como had been a popular hideaway of famous people and aristocrats, mainly because of its many cultural and artistic riches. It boasts of a lot of villas and palaces, including castles, sprawling gardens, cathedrals and museums that make it a perfect fairy-tale hideaway.
The Spanish-governed Mediterranean island is the biggest one in the Balearic Islands archipelago. Since 1983, the islands have been an autonomous region of Spain, along with the other islands of Minorca, Ibiza, and Formentera. Majorca is an highly popular vacation spot of celebrities who want to experience a laid-back and luxurious retreat. They normally take advantage of a number of favorite bars and restaurants if they are not seen on the beach. It is the perfect place to spend the Christmas holiday, too.
It is the second-largest Hawaiian island and the seventeenth-biggest island in the US. The island is also called the “Valley Isle” for the large isthmus between its northwestern and southeastern volcanoes, as well as the various huge valleys carved in both mountains. Famous people patronize the island’s luxurious hotels, national parks, beaches, volcanoes, and breathtaking hikes.
This island of Greece has The island of the winds as a nickname. Its history dates back to the time when the Roman empire had sovereignty over Mykonos, and then taken over by the Byzantine Empire till the 12th century. Most celebrity A-listers find the place irresistible because of its relaxing atmosphere, all-year-round sunny weather that helps them get a perfect tan, and beaches to stroll and water activities. To cap off the daytime routine, tourists also can’t help but join the vibrant night life of Mykonos.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
Rio is second-most densely populated place in Brazil. It was founded by the Portuguese in 1565, and so for a time, it became the seat of the Portuguese Empire and was under its dominance until the War of Brazilian Independence in 1822. Rio hosted the 2016 Summer Olympics and Summer Paralympics, making the city the first South American and Portuguese-speaking city to host the events. Rio is considered a tropical paradise by most celebrities because of its many beaches, landmarks, monuments, parks and gardens. It’s a great place to relax and savor an interesting culture altogether.
The town is situated on the French Riviera. Before the 20th century, it was a simple fishing village and a military stronghold. After World War II, it was the first town on the coast to be liberated, and soon enough, it became an internationally known seaside resort. The place offers relaxing beaches, boat trips, coastal hikes, and fine dining. Celebrities can also be seen yachting around the waters basking under the sun’s heat, and enjoying the lively night-life.
ST. BARTS, CARIBBEAN
Saint-Barthelemy is a collectivity of France in the West Indies. It is a volcanic island surrounded by shallow reefs. Celebs troop to the island mostly during the holiday Christmas season to enjoy the sun and the beach, and dine in its various restaurants. Others so scuba diving, indulge in water sports activities, or simply enjoy a soothing spa treatment. Shopping and a colorful nightlife also abound for everyone who has money to burn.