Celebrity Holiday Hotspots

If you are looking for a destination which offers the ultimate luxury, a beautiful and secluded slice of heaven, then all you need to do is follow the rich and famous! Following the footsteps of celebrities will take you to divine destinations where nothing is too expensive. So where do the world’s richest spend their downtime? When money is no object and the world is your oyster, what destinations come out on top?

Necker Island

This private island in the British Virgin Islands is owned by none other than business tycoon Richard Branson, and he certainly attracts the crème de la crème. The exclusive resort is so exclusive that it seems only A-listers get a pass, and Necker Island has been graced with the presence of Kate Winslet, Harry Styles and David Hasselhoff.

Necker Island. Photo courtesy of Virgin Limited Edition

Necker Island. Photo courtesy of Virgin Limited Edition


The Caribbean is a popular spot for celebrities taking some “me time,” especially when they want to catch some rays on a yacht in St Barts over Christmas and New Year. But the homeland of sultry songstress Rihanna also has a hold over many famous individuals. This is the chosen paradise of celebrities such as Simon Cowell and Mariah Carey.

Harrismith Beach, Barbados. Photo courtesy of Visit Barbados

Harrismith Beach, Barbados. Photo courtesy of Visit Barbados

South of France

For the richest in society who prefer European fine dining, the Cote d’Azure is the place to be seen. From Nice to St Tropez, the south coast of France is a mecca for celebrity spotting. Find a holiday rental in France and look out for famous faces such as Jennifer Aniston, Kate Moss and Johnny Depp.

Villa Amandine, Villefranche sur Mer

Villa Amandine, Villefranche sur Mer

French Polynesia

The enchanting islands of Tahiti and Bora Bora offer unparalleled luxury resorts which celebrities just can’t get enough of. The beautiful overwater bungalows in the French Polynesian islands have played host to Nicole Kidman, Eva Longoria and Kim Kardashian and the reality TV family.

French Polynesia. Photo courtesy of DS World's Lands.

French Polynesia. Photo courtesy of DS World’s Lands.


Lahaina Beach. Courtesy of Huffington Post.

Celebs from all over the world, especially American superstars, love holidaying in Hawaii. The beautiful islands make perfect, quick getaways when there is a rare space in their diaries. Many famous people have homes in Hawaii too, such as Owen Wilson and Oprah Winfrey. Other celebrities spotted living it up here include Britney Spears, Megan Fox and Justin Bieber.


As one of the most luxurious islands in Europe, Santorini is definitely a place where you’re likely to spot some famous faces. The unique architecture and stunning views draw people from all over the world to choose Santorini as a holiday destination. Megastars such as Beyonce, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have visited this Greek paradise, along with the Kardashians.

Santorini Mansion

Santorini Mansion


Where would you go if you could go anywhere in the world?

Paola Fiocchi Van den Brande

Paola Fiocchi Van den Brande is Founder and Director at Passepartout Homes, luxury holiday homes.

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