For many of us, celebrity lifestyles are a big source of interest, from what they wear to who they’re dating. But when it comes to choosing a holiday destination, even Hollywood’s brightest stars crave tranquility and privacy.
Seeking an escape from the relentless flash of paparazzi cameras, A-listers often opt for secluded spots across the globe. Here’s a look at five secret destinations where celebrities unwind away from prying eyes:
Nestled in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives is an archipelago comprising 26 serene atolls. Known for pristine white beaches, sunlit waters, and an ambiance of utter relaxation, it’s no surprise that this destination is at the top of many celebrity vacation lists.
What’s more, the Maldives boasts some of the most exclusive resorts in the world. Victoria and David Beckham often gravitate towards One & Only Reethi Rah, a luxurious resort offering water and beach villas. Its unique location allows guests to take a yacht directly from the airport to their villa – now that’s arriving in style!
2. Serengeti National Park, Africa
The allure of the African wilderness has drawn many to its heart, and celebrities are no exception. Located in northern Tanzania, Serengeti National Park is renowned for its rich biodiversity, including the ‘Big Five.’ The annual wildebeest migration is a massive draw. Justin Timberlake and his wife Jessica Biel, as well as George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin, are among those who have chosen this park for a unique safari experience.
3. Republic of Seychelles
An archipelago dotting the Indian Ocean, Seychelles comprises more than 115 islands. Its unique blend of flora, fauna, culture, and heritage has made Seychelles a preferred choice for the world’s elite.
The island gained heightened attention when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, widely known as Kate and Will, chose it for their honeymoon. Hollywood icons Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have also been spotted soaking up the Seychelles sun.
4. Ranthambore National Park, India
Positioned in India’s regal state of Rajasthan, Ranthambore National Park offers a blend of history and nature. The park, one of India’s largest wildlife sanctuaries, is renowned for its tiger sightings.
Beyond the wildlife, Ranthambore has seen its fair share of celebrity visitors. Katy Perry and Russell Brand chose a resort in Ranthambore for their wedding, and Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger explored the park with his family.
5. Bora Bora, Tahiti
Floating in the expanse of French Polynesia, Bora Bora is a picture of tropical perfection. Covering 30 square kilometers and enveloped by a lagoon and barrier reef, it’s a natural retreat loved by many. The island’s lavish resorts have hosted celebrities such as Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban, Pierce Brosnan, and Goldie Hawn.
With ocean views, mountains, and the seclusion of Polynesian straw huts, it’s a haven for stars wanting a serene getaway. For the ultimate in privacy, many celebrities opt for the five-star Four Seasons Resort, ensuring their holiday remains undisturbed.