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TripAdvisor Reveals Travel Destinations to Holiday Like a Celebrity (And Maybe Even See One!)
10 Global Hotspots Where Travellers Can Eat, Play and Stay like the Stars

UK, London, 8 August, 2018 – TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced ten global travel destinations where travellers can holiday like a celeb. These destinations are renowned for nightlife based on their TripAdvisor reviews but recent public celebrity posts on their own Instagram pages also confirm the A-list popularity of these hotspots.


“Travellers can follow in the footsteps of celebrities and plan their own celeb-worthy trips in these glamorous destinations – and may even spot a star or two if they’re in the right place at the right time,” said Hayley Coleman, TripAdvisor spokesperson.  


To help travellers feel like celebrities, TripAdvisor also has highlighted highly-rated luxury hotels, clubs frequented by the rich and famous and fine dining restaurants for the ultimate star treatment.


Top 10 Celebrity-Worthy Holiday Destinations:


1. Ibiza, Spain

Ibiza is the place to see and be seen, as one of Europe’s favourite nightlife playgrounds, and many celebrities enjoy spending time on this iconic Spanish island. Just ask Alessandra Ambrosio, Lydia Bright, Ollie Murs and Olivia Culpo who recently posted about their visits there.

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2. Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai is a destination that mixes modern culture and history, along with offering outstanding shopping and entertainment. Travellers can catch a show at the Dubai Opera, see downtown from atop the Burj Khalifa and spend an afternoon along Dubai Creek exploring the gold, textile and spice souks. Niall Horan and Gigi Hadid recently posted about their visits.

Where to eat, stay and play like a celeb:


3. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

This well-known beach destination is beloved by celebs who are looking to work on their tans and blow off some steam. Gwyneth Paltrow has recently been spotted living it up in Cabo.

Where to eat, stay and play like a celeb:


4. Saint-Tropez, France

Brigitte Bardot frolicked on the beaches of St. Tropez in the 1950s, and now, it is the playground of international socialites. In fact, Lily Aldridge recently posted about having fun in the sun.

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5. St. Barthelemy

“St. Barts” is a chic Caribbean island that is a popular winter getaway for the stars – including Scott Disick and Karlie Kloss — who love spending their time sunbathing and splashing around in the water while being surrounded by breathtaking scenery, luxurious villas and excellent French restaurants.   

Where to eat, stay and play like a celeb:

  • Lux hotel: Eden Rock - St Barths – owned by Pippa Middleton’s in-laws and available for bookings in December after hurricane renovations
  • Tan on the island’s best stretch of sand: Colombier Beach
  • French seafood overlooking the harbour at Bonito St. Barth


6. Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is a city where history collides with pop culture and travellers can wander zen gardens and museums before rocking out at a karaoke bar. Models Heidi Klum, Bella Hadid recently visited, while Hugh Jackman sipped on espresso.  

Where to eat, stay and play like a celeb:


7. Mykonos, Greece

This popular Greek island in the Aegean Sea is all about energy and attracts a diverse and upscale crowd that thrives on its stylish nightlife. During the day, travellers can lounge at the private and secluded north beaches before getting ready to party at night along the south beaches. Just ask Emily Ratajkowski Lucy Mecklenburgh, Michelle Keegan, Nicole Scherzinger or Rio Ferdinand who all recently visited.

Where to eat, stay and play like a celeb:


8. Montego Bay, Jamaica

While Montego Bay is great for party animals, it can also be surprisingly low key. Montego Bay has excellent duty-free shopping, vibrant nightlife, and calm waters. Float serenely down the Martha Brae River on a bamboo raft and let your troubles melt away under the sun on holiday like Hailey Baldwin.

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9. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Punta Cana is the very picture of leisure and the beaches are perfect: calm, warm waters that gently lap at stretches of fine white sand. Experience the thrills of a zip-line adventure, clap along with traditional Dominican music at a cultural performance, or explore the magical lagoons of the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park. Olivia Munn and Gabrielle Union recently visited.

Where to eat, stay and play like a celeb:

  • Music star Julio Iglesias has a home close to Club Med and frequently holds concerts on the island
  • Let the wait staff put you at ease at Lorenzillo's Punta Cana  

10. Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

Whether you’re a high roller or a low-key lounger, Las Vegas has something to suit your holiday taste. Travellers can sample fare from top chefs, get lucky at one of the world’s premiere casinos, or take in a spectacular show on the Strip. Just ask Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton who recently visited.

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Hotel pricing on TripAdvisor as of 31 July, 2018.