The world’s most popular destinations aren’t only visited by travellers – they’re also frequented by celebrities.

If you’ve ever dreamed of spotting Alessandra Ambrosio on the beach, ordering the same smoothie as Gwyneth Paltrow, or sharing a hotel elevator with Katy Perry, TripAdvisor has revealed its list of the top places where travellers can holiday like a celebrity – and maybe even see one!

These destinations are renowned for their nightlife, and recent public celebrity posts on their own Instagram pages confirm the A-list popularity of these hotspots.

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.

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.

Where to eat, stay and play like a celeb:

  • Lux hotel: Ca Na Xica - Boutique Hotel & Spa – from £501 per night on TripAdvisor
  • Cool beach club: Nikki Beach and Blue Marlin
  • Glam restaurant: Alma Sushi


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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:

  • Lux hotel: Burj Al Arab Jumeirah – from £867 per night on TripAdvisor
  • Explore the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve like Joe Jonas
  • Enjoy dinner with a view at the world’s tallest building: At.Mosphere



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3. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

This well-known beach destination in Mexico 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:

  • Lux hotel: The Resort at Pedregal – from £490 per night on TripAdvisor
  • Dance the night away at Mandala Club Cabo San Lucas
  • Taste Mexican cuisine at Toro Latin Kitchen & Bar



#costapalmas #henweekend

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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.

Where to eat, stay and play like a celeb:

  • Lux hotel where Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom, Christie Brinkley, Coco Rocha and Emily Ratajkowski have stayed: Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc
  • Visit this award-winning, sandy hot spot: Plage de Pampelonne
  • Have dinner overlooking the Gulf of St. Tropez at Le Micocoulier




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5. St. Barthelemy, Caribbean

“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




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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 and Bella Hadid recently visited, while Hugh Jackman sipped on espresso.

Where to eat, stay and play like a celeb:

  • Lux hotel: Park Hyatt – from £469 per night on TripAdvisor
  • Spend the day at Tokyo Disneyland like Karlie Kloss
  • Taste fresh Japanese sushi at Nobu Tokyo



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7. Mykonos, Greece

The popular Greek island of Mykonos 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:

  • Lux hotel: Cavo Tagoo – from £1,417 per night on TripAdvisor
  • Book a private Mykonos Catamaran Sailing Tour for the day
  • People watch over a Mediterranean meal at Scorpios Mykonos



#casual #candid #unaware (lol) #living #nammos #nammosvillage #onlyatnammos

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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.

Where to eat, stay and play like a celeb:

  • Lux hotel: Round Hill Hotel and Villas – from £174 per night on TripAdvisor
  • Explore the best of Jamaica with the Jamaica Combo Tour: Dunn's River Falls and Bob Marley’s Nine Mile
  • Don’t forget to try the jerk chicken at BUSHBAR



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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:

  • Lux hotel, designed by Oscar de La Renta: Tortuga Bay Hotel Puntacana Resort & Club from £307 per night on TripAdvisor
  • 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



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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 premier casinos, or take in a spectacular show on the Strip. Just ask Mariah Carey, Gwen Stefani, and Blake Shelton who recently visited.

Where to eat, stay and play like a celeb:

  • Lux hotel: The Mirage Hotel & Casino – from £130 per night on TripAdvisor
  • Get a private table at Tao Restaurant and Nightclub
  • Catch a glimpse of celebrity chef Bobby Flay at Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace



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