Outrageous winter getaways top favorite celebrities’ travel plans. Where your favorite celebrity could be jetting off to this year is quite a luxurious list.
What is considered an outrageous winter getaways? For the celebrity with exuberant travel funds, the options are many. From pure white, sandy beaches to exotic adventures, the list of travel locales is long. Although the normal person’s travel funds might be a little less plentiful, these winter getaways could spark a little wanderlust of your own.
Looking at celebrity social media accounts and other publications, a few vacation spots are always popular with high-end clientele. Beyond the luxurious aspect of the resorts, many of these places offer the privacy that celebrities seek. With staff willing to cater to their every whim, these winter getaways sweep the guests away into a world of ultimate extravagance.
Although the options for celebrity getaways are plentiful, this list of 11 outrageous getaways could have you putting a travel allowance on your holiday wish list.
Las Ventanas, Los Cabos, Mexico
Have you stared in awe at Jennifer Anniston sunning herself on a picturesque balcony in Mexico? One of her favorite winter getaway spots is Las Ventanas in Los Cabos, Mexico. This Mexican resort is extremely popular with celebrities. While the average traveler might not have the room next to the biggest A-lister, this location is a wonderful way to break away from the dreary, dismal winter cold.
Las Ventanas caters to all its guests’ needs. Whether you stroll along the milky-white beaches or relax in the private Jacuzzis, this location is all about rest, relaxation and opulence.
After Meghan and Harry’s successful trip to the South Pacific, Fiji is back in the spotlight. The tiny island nation has both large resorts and private island escapes for the outrageous vacationers. From the ultimate unplugged relaxation to the adrenaline adventurous type, Fiji offers it all.
Fiji is popular with celebrities because some of the private islands offer the ultimate luxurious escape. Locations like Wakaya Island offer just 10 bungalows for rent. While it might not be roughing it like Tom Hanks in Cast Away, a stay here could make you forget about the chaos at home.
Some celebrities prefer to hit the slopes for their winter vacations. Aspen has long been a favorite with celebrities. From the snow-capped mountains in the distance to the epic shopping, Aspen offers so much to do.
While skiing might be fun during the day, the Aspen nightlife is definitely the hot spot. Although apres-ski is a great time to enjoy a local brewery, the fun doesn’t end when it gets dark. Restaurants and nightclubs keep the partying going all night long.
Turks and Caicos
The Caribbean nation is a popular destination for celebrities. Currently home to one of the Kardashian’s vacation hot spots, this British territory feels exotic, but isn’t too far away. Often less crowded than places like Nassau and Montego Bay, this destination has been a popular celebrity destination wedding locale.
Turks and Caicos offers beautiful beaches, breathtaking snorkeling and excellent weather. Whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation, this destination offers it all.
While many people might only dream of marrying a prince, Meghan Markle fell in love with one in Bostwana. The African destination is the ultimate outrageous getaway. With stunning wildlife at every corner, this destination would make for an epic holiday getaway.
Even though a safari might sound like roughing it, these getaways are often the epitome of luxury. Every moment is focused on hospitality. From the delicious food to the relaxation after a safari, all the details are covered. Anyone who has traveled to Africa will agree that it is a life-changing experience.
While Prince William and Kate honeymooned on the private North Island, the Seychelles offers an exceptional getaway for those with extra vacation funds. Located off the east coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean, these islands are quite popular as celebrity honeymoon destinations. From George Clooney to Gabrielle Union, the exquisite beach, flora and waters attract many power couples.
Some people consider this location the Garden of Eden. While never proven, this archipelago does offer some of the most beautiful vistas in the world. Although celebrities might be hiding out on their private island, the normal person won’t be disappointed with all the other beauty in the area.
SINGAPORE – JULY 02: The Supertree Grove is illuminated as rain falls during the Gardens by the Bay, Light and Sound show on July 2, 2012 in Singapore. The free nightly light and sound display which sees the massive man made Supertrees lit up with spotlights and neon lights officially opened tonight in the 54 hectare south section of the Gardens by the Bay. The Gardens by the Bay was opened on June 29 and features over 220,000 plants, the vertical gradens of the Supertrees, the Flower Dome, Cloud Forest and a Skywalk. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Made popular by the book and film, Crazy Rich Asians, Singapore is becoming a hot destination. From visually stunning nighttime light shows to a Haw Par Tiger Balm theme park, Singapore can definitely offer a lavish experience.
A few must-do activities while in Singapore include eating street food, enjoying some quiet time at a rooftop bar and visiting the Cloud Forest. And, if you are missing a little bit of home, there is a Universal Studios theme park close by (although it is a little different that the US locations).
Lake Como, Italy
While everyone knows that Georgy Clooney loves Lake Como, it is a wonderful destination for a getaway. Considered Italy’s most famous lake, this location has been a mecca for celebrities. Often an escape from Milan, Lake Como beckons visitors with majestic views.
A villa directly on Lake Como might be doable for celebrities, but the average traveler might need to save up all their travel dollars. Beyond the lake views, Lake Como offers historical churches, museums and some amazing wineries.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Everyone seems to know the iconic sail-shaped hotel is located in Dubai. The United Arab Emirates destination is filled with luxurious resorts. From high-end shopping to impeccable cuisine, this very cosmopolitan area is a favorite with celebrities.
Since Dubai has tremendous wealth, no expense has been sparred in this area. From man-made islands to soaring buildings, this area is definitely a must see. Plus, the area is quite hospitable and safe.
MIAMI BEACH- JANUARY 28: Joggers dot the beach near the famed Ocean Drive strip on January 28, 2009 in Miami Beach, Florida. As the economic downturn continues the number of tourist visiting the Miami-Dade area has seen a dip as indicated by the hotel occupancy for the month of December 2008 it dropped by 8.5 percent, the market’s worst showing since September 2006. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Miami often calls celebrities with its warm weather and beautiful beaches during those cold, winter months. Whether visiting for Art Basel or a holiday getaway, Miami feels like an exotic destination without needing a passport.
Whether you stay in an Art Deco hotel on South Beach or opt for a more traditional resort-style hotel, Miami is always a popular choice. Plus, the late night scene ensures that the vacation party mode continues to the sun comes up.
Bondie Beach, Australia
Located near Sydney, Bondie Beach is a popular surfing destination. Although Northern Hemisphere people think snow and cold during the holidays, Australia is all about the sun and surf. Maybe Santa will be catching some waves this year?
Tons of celebrities have been seen frolicking around Australian beaches. From the native Hemsworth brothers to Nicole Kidman, many celebrities head to Australia for the holidays. Also, a side trip to the Great Barrier Reef could make this vacation destination even more memorable. Plus, it could be an opportunity to see all the glorious, colorful coral before it turns gray.
What outrageous winter getaways could be on your travel bucket list? Does that trip involve sand or snow?