12 Vacation Spots Celebrity Couples Love (And You Will Too)

Knowing where to begin is hard when planning a dream vacation with your significant other. The endless choices span everything from a relaxing beach break to a sightseeing city trip. So why not choose a destination visited by your favorite celebrity couple? If there's one thing celebrities know how to do well, it's take a vacation. Whether lounging on a beach on a tropical island or strolling the streets of a European city, celebrity couples always seem to know where to go when it's time to unwind. Celebrities often choose the most exclusive and private locales when planning getaways. But that doesn't mean they don't also visit some of the same destinations as the average traveler.

Do you dream of a vacation with absolute privacy and seclusion? Then perhaps you should visit the island of Mustique, a favorite destination of Britain's royal family. If nightlife and excitement is your idea of a great vacation, make like the Beckhams and head to Miami. If you've ever wanted to go to Hawaii, try one of the state's incredible five-star resorts where couples like Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger choose to stay. These destinations offer everything from seclusion to romance, excitement, and adventure. So the next time you plan an escape with your special someone, try one of these destinations frequented by the rich and famous. Because if it's good enough for George and Amal, perhaps it's a great choice for you too.

1. Hawaii

Hawaii is always a popular vacation spot for honeymooners, and celebrity couples love it as much as anyone. An easy flight from Los Angeles and the West Coast, it makes sense for stars to vacation on one of Hawaii's eight major islands. With an abundance of five-star resorts, Hawaii offers luxury, great weather, surfing, and spectacular sunsets. While many celebrity couples like Ellen Degeneres and Portia de Rossi choose to stay on Oahu, celebrity couples like Paris Hilton and Carter Reum prefer the peaceful beauty of Maui.

Hawaii has plenty of luxury resorts perfect for a romantic getaway. The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua, is where Miles Teller and Keleigh Sperry chose to marry. The five-star hotel has three pools, including an option only for adults, multiple restaurants, and championship golf. Another favored property in Maui is the Four Seasons Wailea. Set on 15 acres in the south end of Wailea Beach, The Four Seasons has six dining spots, including an outpost of celebrity favorite restaurant Spago. The adults-only Serenity Pool, private cabanas, and activities like beachfront picnics and private sunset sails make it an excellent choice for couples looking for a romantic getaway.

2. Mustique

Located in the Caribbean near St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Mustique is a small island big on privacy. Mustique is known for its beautiful beaches, low-key vibe, and friendly locals. Mustique was a relatively undeveloped island until the 1960s after Princess Margaret was given property there. Her infamous parties attracted celebrities from all over the world, who fell in love with the island's beauty. It remains a favorite respite for Great Britain's royal family and is the vacation spot of choice for Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Princess of Wales. The couple has vacationed there many times with their children and cherish the resort's remote location and unparalleled privacy. You may also spot celebrities like Mick Jagger and Tommy Hilfiger, who own homes here, or Hugh Grant, a regular visitor.

Many celebrities rent villas through the Mustique company, which lists dozens of vacation homes, many with private pools, beaches, and on-site staff. For a full-service resort, visitors are limited to the island's only hotel, The Cotton House. A 17-room resort with suites, cottages, and oceanfront options, The Cotton House also has a pool, luxury spa, and three restaurants. While a visit to Mustique might include beachfront horseback riding, hiking, or a game of tennis at the exclusive Mustique Tennis Club, a must-do is time spent on the famous Macaroni Beach. Known as one of the world's most beautiful beaches, it's a popular spot for island visitors. After a day on the beach, unwind at the island's most well-known nightlife spot, Basil's Bar, which hosts weekly sunset jazz.

3. The Hamptons

Just three hours from New York City, the Hamptons is known as the "Hollywood of the East Coast" during summer. While the Hamptons is a year-round home to countless celebrities like Billy Joel, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Brooke Shields, many celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio choose to rent houses in the area when the weather warms up. Deciding which part of the Hamptons is right for your romantic vacation is the first step in planning a visit.

Do you want the laid-back surf vibes of Montauk or the preppy hamlet of East Hampton? For the most secluded part of the Hamptons, head to Shelter Island, reachable only by ferry. Known for its peaceful setting and laid-back attitude, Shelter Island is the escape of choice for couples seeking a vacation with plenty of outdoor pursuits like kayaking, sailing, and birdwatching. Try the Pridwin Resort, a full-service resort set on 8 acres on Crescent Beach.

For a Hamptons vacation with plenty of nightlife and celeb-spotting, head to Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, the only full-service luxury resort in the Hamptons. Located in a reimagined 19th-century mansion, Topping Rose House has a heated pool, spa, and restaurant by celebrity chef Jeans-Georges Vonderichten. The hotel has hosted celebrity couples like Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell and is within walking distance of the village of Bridgehampton's boutiques and restaurants.

4. Miami

Miami attracts celebrities year-round with its sunny weather and fashionable bars and restaurants. Winter is the best time to spot celebrity couples as they vacation in Miami during the holiday season or during the world-renowned Art Basel exhibition in Miami every December. Hotels popular with celebrities include The Ritz Carlton and The Setai, which has hosted Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen. Further north, the Four Seasons Surf Club is another popular resort for famous faces and is a favorite of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. The five-star resort has four restaurants, a world-class spa, and an oceanfront pool with private cabanas for couples who seek seclusion.

When it's time to eat out, Miami has an abundance of celebrity-approved spots perfect for couples. Dine at Gekko, a Japanese-inspired eatery owned by Bad Bunny, or indulge in the freshest seafood at Miami institution Joe's Stone Crab, where everyone from Tom Cruise to The Rolling Stones has been spotted enjoying a bite with their significant others.

5. Martha's Vineyard

Stunning natural scenery, peaceful nature trails, and the freshest seafood are big draws for Martha's Vineyard visitors. The island is also a hotspot for celebrity sightings. Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, and Reese Witherspoon are all regulars here, while Barack and Michelle Obama own a summer home. Though many celebrity couples choose to rent private houses, several resorts offer amenities like personal beaches, full-service spas, and luxurious accommodations.

Winnetu Oceanside Resort is the island's top-rated hotel. Located in Edgartown, the resort has a variety of accommodations, from standard hotel rooms to duplexes and even private cottages. The resort is within walking distance of Edgartown attractions and provides a water taxi to town. With two heated pools, yoga and tennis facilities, and seasonal activities like clam bakes, the resort offers an endless array of activities for couples.

For a more intimate escape, try the Harborview Hotel, a historic property on the beach in Edgartown. Located a stone's throw from Edgartown Lighthouse, it's a romantic setting for any couple. The 130-year-old hotel has a pool, fitness center, and three dining spots, including a farm-to-table restaurant. Harborview Hotel also specializes in honeymoon and anniversary packages.

6. Turks and Caicos

Turks and Caicos is home to some of the world's most gorgeous beaches. It's also the favorite spot of numerous celebrity couples who love the island's calm waters, lively nightlife, and luxurious resorts. The island offers plenty of resort choices for a romantic getaway, from large high-rise resorts to small boutique properties. Several exclusive resorts are known to cater to celebrity couples.

Amanyara, a resort set on the western shore of Providenciales, has hosted Will Smith and Jada Pinkett, as well as David and Victoria Beckham. Amanyara's location within an 18,000-acre nature preserve offers the utmost for celebrities seeking privacy. Couples staying at Amanyara can choose between the resort's oceanfront pavilions, some with private pools, or a collection of private villas. In addition to water sports like sailing, kayaking, and paddle boarding, Amanyara has a dedicated pilates studio, tennis courts, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

For even more seclusion, celebrities head offshore to COMO Parrot Cay, a private island just a short boat ride from Providenciales. Celebrity couple Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra have been spotted at the resort, taking advantage of the property's renowned wellness offerings, 4-mile private beach, and beachside dining. Accommodations at COMO Parrot Cay range from hotel rooms and suites to villas and multi-home beachfront estates with private pools.

7. Paris

Paris is always a good idea, especially for celebrities. In 2023, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds were spotted strolling the streets of Paris, while Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez chose the city for their honeymoon. The City of Light has always been known as the ultimate getaway for couples. Fortunately, Paris has no shortage of five-star hotels for those seeking the utmost in luxury.

For accommodations in Paris, one can't go wrong with The Ritz. Located directly on Place Vendome, The Ritz Paris was established in 1898 and has been known as one of the world's most luxurious hotels for over a century. The Ritz has hosted celebrity couples like George and Amal Clooney, who enjoy the hotel's five-star service and reputation for discretion. With a private spa and club, an indoor pool, and lavish, traditional-style accommodations, The Ritz is one of the most exclusive addresses in Paris.

For a celebrity-favorite spot in Paris with Eiffel Tower views, head to The Shangri-La Hotel. Located in a former palace in the 16th arrondissement, the hotel has a spa and two restaurants, including one with a Michelin star. The 100-room hotel has standard rooms and signature suites, many with terraces and views of the Eiffel Tower or the Seine. It is also the favorite hotel of Beyonce and Jay-Z when they vacation in Paris.

8. Saint-Tropez

When the weather warms up in southern France, you'll find celebrity couples enjoying the beaches of Saint-Tropez. Just an hour from the town of Cannes, which hosts the annual Cannes Film Festival, Saint-Tropez is a destination oozing with glamour and sophistication. A favorite of celebrities since the 1950s, Saint-Tropez has hosted hundreds of stars like Leonardo DiCaprio and Jack Nicholson. Couples like Sofia and Elliott Grainge and Corey Gamble and Kris Jenner head to Saint-Tropez every summer to enjoy the region's warm waters and indulgent French food.

While celebrities visiting St. Tropez tend to favor private yachts, a few full-service resort options offer luxury amenities for the rich and famous. For example, Cheval Blanc is a contemporary resort with a private beach, pool, and restaurant with three Michelin stars. For accommodations worthy of star status, choose a sea view suite with views of the harbor and the million-dollar yachts anchored in the Mediterranean.

9. Sydney

Sydney isn't just the home city for celebrities like Nicole Kidman and Chris Hemsworth; it's also a vacation spot for famous couples who love its beautiful beaches, friendly people, and incredible surfing. Since Australia experiences warm weather when it's coldest in the U.S., Sydney is an excellent choice for couples looking for a winter getaway. In a city as large as Sydney, there is no shortage of luxury accommodations for couples to choose from. Jutting out directly into Sydney Harbor, the Park Hyatt in the Rocks is a favorite hotel of Michael Buble and his wife when visiting the town. With large waterfront suites, 24-hour butler service, and views of the Harbour Bridge, it's an exclusive resort offering five-star service.

The Four Seasons Hotel Sydney is another great choice for romance in the "Emerald City." A 531-room contemporary-style hotel, the Four Seasons Sydney also boasts the city's largest outdoor heated pool. Its Endota spa has Australian-inspired treatments, a sauna, a gym, and a steam room. The hotel also has uninterrupted views of Sydney Harbor and the Opera House.

10. Lake Como

One celebrity comes to mind when discussing Lake Como: George Clooney. While Clooney and his wife, Amal, have long owned a house on the lake and considered it a favorite destination, plenty of other stars flock to this Italian region to enjoy La Dolce Vita. Matt and Lucia Damon and Julia Roberts and Danny Moder have all vacationed here in recent years. Lake Como's mild summers, delicious Italian food, and laid-back glamour make it a favorite destination of the rich and famous.

For the most luxe accommodations directly on the lake, check into the Grand Hotel Tremezzo. An 18th-century estate, the Grand Hotel Tremezzo is a 90-room five-star resort open for travelers since 1910. It's a romantic spot for couples in the region with a private beach, lakefront dining, and a WOW (water-on-water) pool. Another popular choice for celebrities visiting Lake Como is Villa D'Este. Open since 1873, Villa D'Este has been a favorite of celebrities and aristocracy for more than a century. The hotel's floating pool, ornate decor, and renowned five-star service make it a top pick for couples seeking the utmost in luxury.

11. Disney World or Disneyland

The House of Mouse has always been a favored destination for celebrity couples when they want to celebrate or take time off. It's also a popular choice for celebrity dates and anniversaries. Kevin and Danielle Jonas spent their first wedding anniversary at the Magic Kingdom in Orlando, while Matthew McConaughey and wife Camilla Alves have celebrated many dates at Disneyland. Famously, John Stamos even got engaged in front of the castle at the latter park.

While it's possible to spot famous faces in any of the Disney parks, certain hotels and resorts are likely where they will rest their heads at night. The Four Seasons Orlando is a AAA Five-Diamond resort that has its own private golf course and a world-class spa. With a dedicated concierge for park planning and VIP tours, the resort is one of the most luxurious properties in Florida. If you want to stay on property at Disney World, then the proximity of The Grand Floridian, adjacent to Magic Kingdom, can't be beaten. Its Victorian architecture, spa, and lakefront location are favorites of the rich and famous. The resort's restaurant, Victoria & Albert's, is also one of the top-ranked restaurants in the state.

12. Cabo San Lucas

Celebrity couples have been coming to the west coast of Mexico for decades. An easy flight from Los Angeles, Cabo San Lucas has a plethora of five-star resorts, golf clubs, and award-winning restaurants that celebrities love to visit while on vacation. Check out the five-star resort Rosewood Las Ventanas, which has hosted Jessica Alba and Cash Warren, as well as Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden. The property has a private infinity pool overlooking the Sea of Cortez and on-site golf and tennis. With luxury amenities like Bulgari bath products, butler service, and in-room tequila tastings, Las Ventanas is a secluded and luxurious escape on the Baja Peninsula.

Another favorite of celebrities in Cabos is the Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos. Every room at the resort has a private terrace with a plunge pool and panoramic Pacific views. With six dining experiences, a private beach, and a world-class spa, the Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos is a romantic choice for couples seeking an indulgent break.