Travel, for many, extends beyond exploring new places, cultures, and cuisines — it can also provide opportunities for encounters with celebrities. Famous faces like George Clooney or Hailey Bieber are no longer limited to the star-studded streets of Hollywood or New York but instead could pop up in the most unexpected of places. In this article, we spotlight those destinations that are not just travel hotspots but also frequently visited by these celebrities.
6. St. Moritz, Switzerland
A high Alpine resort town in Engadine, Switzerland, St. Moritz enjoys sunshine on an average of 322 days a year. It’s renowned as one of the world’s oldest winter sports centers, hosting the ‘White Turf’ horse race on the frozen surface of Lake St. Moritz. Many celebrities, such as Bella Hadid, Claudia Schiffer, and Robert De Niro, spend their time in St. Moritz in the winter, skiing, snowboarding, or hiking. If you’re into luxury shopping, you can bump into famous names in St. Moritz’s streets as well, as it’s also home to world-famous designer stores like Versace, Hermes, and Bulgari.
5. Los Cabos, Mexico
Mexico’s Los Cabos provides an escapade from chaotic everyday life for famous faces who are seeking relaxation and rejuvenation. Even traveling on a low budget, you can come to enjoy the sunshine, nightlife, and Los Cabos’ crystal-clear waters. Among the celebrities who like to spend their holiday in Los Cabos are Jeniffer Aniston, Christina Aguilera, and Hailey Bieber. If you plan to visit there for the summer, you can spot these famous women sunbathing or enjoying their night in clubs.
4. Aspen, Colorado
When it’s time for snowboarding or skiing, many celebs prefer Aspen in the winter. Apart from the winter sports opportunities, there are numerous fine-dining restaurants, shops for high-end ski fashion, and spas. The resorts have been visited by the Kardashians, as well as Mariah Carey and Heidi Klum, and some celebs even own homes in Aspen. If you’re drawn to Aspen, ensure you got your sunscreen as the sun shines year-round in Colorado, and book your trip in around February and March to enjoy the best weather.
3. Mykonos, Greece
Greece is one of those hot spots for celebrities when they want to retreat and get away from the pressure of being world-famous, and Mykonos is a popular travel destination for them to spend their holiday. From Kendall Jenner and Paris Hilton to Brigitte Barlot, there is a long list of celebs enjoying Mykonos’ peaceful atmosphere and rich cuisine. Some names like Tom Cruise and Tom Hanks even have vacation homes there, and the Kardashians also had a luxurious getaway in Mykonos in 2013.
2. Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast in Italy provides a Mediterranean landscape overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Gulf of Salerno. Apart from the turquoise seas, Amalfi is a celebrity magnet for its pastel-colored streets, hiking spots, and chic boutiques. In 2021, Kendall Jenner was spotted with Devin Booker spending a romantic holiday there, and Kendall didn’t forget to share some snaps from the trip on her Instagram.
1. Lake Como, Italy
Another spot from Italy that is a celeb favorite is Lake Como. Besides being a frequently visited vacation destination, Lake Como is also a place where many celebrities choose to have their wedding. Emily Blunt and John Krasinski had their wedding ceremony at Villa d’Este in Lake Como in 2010, and Chrissy Teigen and John Legend tied the knot there in 2013. George Clooney also got married to Amal Alamuddin there, and he even has a lakefront villa to spend the holiday in Lake Como.