Every couple deserves a romantic vacation at some point, to ease off the stress while enjoying each other’s company. What better way to start than exploring some celebrity-favorite hot spots.
When visited in the right season, several romantic destinations can give Paris a run for its title as the citadel of love. You just have to know the right spots to visit during your vacations.
Luckily, one doesn’t have to hit every park, hotel, and resort around the globe to figure out the perfect destination as celebrities have narrowed down this list.
In fact, some destinations are known to be frequented by the rich and famous, so much that one could hardly walk by without spotting an A-lister. Whatever keeps drawing them to those spots year after year with their significant others certainly smells like romance.
Whether you’re seeking the ideal honeymoon location, a weekend getaway, or the perfect romantic destination to ring in the Valentine, this list has you covered.
1. Nobu Hotel In Los Cabos, Mexico
Mexico’s place as a city of romance is often underrated. But there is no denying the numerous possibilities one could explore while touring the city.
From grand resorts in high-end towns to picturesque ranches with breath-taking landscapes, the city has many romantic possibilities. One of its most frequented regions by tourists, celebrities inclusive is the Nobu Hotel in Los Cabos.
Hollywood A-listers like actress Taraji P. Henson and her fiance Kelvin Hayden have been spotted vacationing in this amazing location. The pair reportedly enjoyed activities like relaxing by the poolside and a boat tour on Cabo San Lucas Arch.
That is just a few of the numerous things a couple could enjoy during a romantic getaway in Los Cabos.
2. One & Only Reethi Rah, Maldives
Another favorite romantic getaway spot for celebrities is the Maldives, which boasts of several beachfront resorts. Notably, one celebrity pair known to visit the location is Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina.
The duo enjoyed a splendid vacation in 2021 at the One & Only Reethi Rah resort in the Maldives. The all-villa resort is located on a private Island seated on the Indian Ocean.
For the vacation, the couple landed one of the villas, which boasts of a private infinity pool overlooking the ocean. They also enjoyed adventurous bike rides and extravagant dinners.
This spot is a safe bet if you are looking to surprise your other half with a Valentine’s Day to remember. It also has breath-taking scenery ideal for a proposal.
3. The Peninsula Paris
What’s romance without Paris? At least that’s what the T-shirts say. We’d agree there’s some truth in that, as the French capital has a reputation as the city of love.
From the Eiffel Tower to the Chamberry and other grandiose locations, one could literally smell love in the air. And celebrities know that too, which is why they never get tired of hitting Paris for their romantic getaways.
In fact, the movie, “Modern Family” chose the Peninsula in Paris as the ideal location to film a special Valentine’s Day Episode. The cast members arrived at the dreamy location, mostly accompanied by their significant others.
These couples took time in between shoots to explore the beautiful city and try out exquisite Parisian dishes. Their envy-inducing social media posts were enough proof that Peninsula Paris Hotel was the ideal place for a romantic vacation.
4. Northern Italy
A close contender to Paris when it comes to fulfilling your romantic fantasies with a significant other is Italy. After all, it is home to the canals of Vernice, the Rennaisance art of Milan, and the gastronomy of Florence.
One Italian destination celebrities can’t get over is Northern Italy with its numerous hotels, resorts, and awe-inspiring waterways. The Grand Hotel Tremezzo and the Villa Sola Cabiati are two romantic abodes to make that northern Italian trip more fascinating.
Celebrities who have spent vacations in Northern Italy include Beyonce and Jay-Z, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom, and a host of others. Notably, musician David Foster and his wife Katharine McPhee spent their 2019 honeymoon Italian-style.
During the romantic getaway, they enjoyed adventurous boat rides and exquisite dishes in Micheline star restaurants like the Ristorante Lo Scoglio.
5. St. Barts
Perfect for a romantic honeymoon, the French-speaking Caribbean Island St. Barts has all it takes to meet a couple’s wildest fantasies. From luxurious yacht cruises to poolside treats in five-star hotels.
With its numerous possibilities, Celebs have made it one of their go-to vacation spots when seeking romantic outlets. It’s impossible to hit the picturesque location without sighting an A-list couple having the time of their lives.
Following their marriage, Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo reportedly spent their mini-honeymoon cruising on a luxury yacht in the reputable Caribbean Island.
6. Bora Bora, South Pacific
If frolicking around the South Pacific the fluvial fashion is your thing, then Bora Bora Island is the perfect place to spend your next romantic getaway.
Boasting of grand resorts like the Four Seasons Bora Bora or the Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort, this small South Pacific Island guarantees romantic fulfillment.
The Four Seasons is one of the Island’s most iconic properties and comprises a litter of thatch houses scattered right above the clear water.
The riverine-style bungalows offer patrons the beautiful experience of gazing down at colorful fishes right from their living space.
Jennifer Aniston and ex-husband Justin Theroux famously visited this location as one of their Honeymoon stops following their 2015 wedding.
7. St. Moritz, Switzerland
This luxury alpine resort town in Engadin Valley, Switzerland has quite the reputation. Aside from hosting the Olympics at least twice, it has fast become a favorite destination frequented by the rich and famous, especially for romantic getaways.
This hidden gem in the Swiss Alps is especially famous for its exclusive ski resort. Over the years, stars like Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Liz Hurley, Robert De Niro, and even members of the royal family have flocked into this location either on group tours or with their significant others.
In addition to being the birthplace of Alpine Winter tourism, St Moritz boasts of a small airport ideal for private jets and the Badrutt’s Palace, a luxury hotel rich in tradition.
The town also hosts an annual horse-riding race, White Turf, at the beginning of each year. This attracts millions of jockeys, race-horse owners, and horse race enthusiasts from around the world.
So if you’re looking to give your loved one the best Valentine treat, seeking out the right spot for a proposal, family vacay over the summer, or even a location wedding, take a page out of these celebrities’ vacation journals to guarantee an unforgettable experience.