For the most part, celebs live lives of luxury, lavishness, with private jets, personal assistants, fashion designers and stylists to keep them on track and looking fresh. Weddings and honeymoons are not an exception to this rule. Ever wondered where the rich and famous jet off for an extravagant honeymoon celebration? Read on to find out the most popular destinations among celebrities for post-wedding relaxation.
1. Hawaii, USA
What is unique about this place is that it is the only U.S. state which is entirely made up of islands. Hawaii boasts a perfect climate and a range of sumptuous resorts and spas, mouth-watering dining, glamorous nightclubs etc.
Transformers star Megan Fox and husband Brian Austin Green honeymooned in Hawaii in 2010 at the Four Seasons Hualalai. Oprah Winfrey is also a regular celebrity visitor.
This coral island lies on the boundary of the Caribbean and South American continental plates, and is peppered with luxurious hotel resorts, stunning sea views and breathtaking landscapes. Barbra Streisand and James Brolin, Tiger Woods and Elin Nordergren honeyomeed were among the couples who honeymooned here.
3. Saint Martin, Caribbean islands
Also referred to as St. Maarten, the half-Dutch, half-French Island located in the northeast Caribbean, is a long time favourite of celebs. Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher honeymooned there, as did Friends star Courteney Cox with David Arquette.
Commonly known as the Maldive islands, this island situated in the Indian Ocean, is home to a variety of colourful coral reefs, more than 1000 species of fish, 21 species of whales and dolphins, plus plenty of celebrity species too! Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Josh Duhamel and Fergie are some of the celebs who have been spotted here.
5. Amalfi Coast, Italy
Aside from its sheer beauty, the Amalfi coast is home to some terrifically stylish hotels and restaurants with dizzying views. This place is one of Europe’s most desirable and romantic destinations, seducing visitors since antiquity. Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth are amongst the newlyweds who have honeymooned there. Other celebs who have been seen there are Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer, and David Lauren – son of fashionista Ralph Lauren – and his new bride Lauren Bush (niece of former US president George W. Bush).
Being in the Seychelles will make you feel like a happy castaway in a tropical paradise. The island boasts an abundance of secluded beaches with sugar-soft and gin-clear, warm waters, as well as inland discoveries, like the thick jungles of Praslin or the eerie granite rock formations on La Digue. George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin have honeymooned here, but apparently the area is fit for royalty, as Prince William and Dutchess Kate honeymooned on a private island
7. Anguilla, Caribbean islands
This island lies in the northern Caribbean and is embraced by unrivaled beaches and breathtaking turquoise seas and balmy winds. Orlando Bloom and Victoria’s Secret model, Miranda Kerr, honeymooned there.
8. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Nothing compares to the scenery, lushness, lagoons, water colour, coral or snorkelling you get at French Polynesia. These gorgeous Caribbean islands are a popular celebrity gateway and a honeymoon destination for actress Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban.
9. Turks and Caicos
Turks and Caicos in the northern Caribbean boast a plethora of awesome resorts as well as exotic flavours, an amazing vivid culture and nightlife. Although small, the islands have hosted big names, like Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner who stayed at the Parrot Cay resort, and Eva Longoria and Tony Parker.
Newlywed reality TV star Kim Kardashian and husband Kanye West jetted to the pretty village of Castlemartyr in Cork, Ireland, following their lavish wedding in Italy. According to reports, they booked the presidential suite which costs €2,750 per night and ten other rooms, with the total cost of their honeymoon amounting up to €50,000.
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