Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard were on hand to celebrate the grand reopening of the luxury property following Hurricane Maria in fall 2017. Guests had the chance to explore El Yunque National Forest and participate in volunteer opportunities to help those impacted by the storm, as well as indulge in luxuries like a Moet champagne vending machine on site.
Hannah Simon and her husband, photographer Jesse Giddings, checked in for a romantic getaway at Grand Velas, which the New Girl alum calls “a true home away from home with incredible food, private pools and views for days.”
Real Housewives of New Jersey’s Teresa Guidice recently jetted off to the Moon Palace Jamaica Grande for an island getaway with her daughters Gia, 18, Gabriella, 14, Milania, 12, and Audriana, 9 for mother-daughter massages and a retreat at Jamaica’s largest spa. But it wasn’t all R&R, as the girls were also spotted taking rides on the hotel’s wave simulator, kayaking, enjoying a catamaran trip to Dunn’s River Falls and swimming with dolphins.
Lance Bass and his husband, Michael Turchin, swam with the famous beachh pigs of the Bahamas while vacationing at Grand Isle Resort & Spa, a 4-star luxury resort. The Sopranos alum Jamie-Lynn Sigler also joined her friends on the getaway.
Jourdan Dunn and her son Riley, 8, spent a few nights in a 2,292-square-foot pineapple near the sea inspired by Spongebob Squarepants’ Bikini Bottom dwelling at Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana. During their stay, the mother-son duo were seen relaxing on the property’s gold sand beach and enjoying The Pineapple’s signature gourmet inclusive experience: a 24/7 butler service, private indoor and outdoor living areas and an infinity pool.
After Thanksgiving, Jurnee Smollet-Bell and her family jetted off to Dreams Los Cabos, a luxurious all-inclusive beach resort. “Is this life!?” Smollett-Bell captioned a photo of herself in the sand, while her son and husband played behind her. “Taking a moment to pause and just be. Be present. Be here and know where I am is where I am supposed to be,” she wrote.
Lupita Nyong’o jetted off to Hotel Esencia, a beach destination near Tulum. “And there’s a place in the sun,” she captioned a photo of herself sitting at an outdoor bar. Originally built as a private home for an Italian duchess, the property sits where the Yucatán jungle meets Xpu-ha, one of the only remaining undeveloped shores of the Mayan Riviera. It has also welcomed Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton, Kate Bosworth, Suki Waterhouse, and Diane Kruger in the last few months.
After tying the knot with Brad Falchuk in a small ceremony in the Hamptons on September 29, the actress and the TV writer jetted off to Europe for their honeymoon, making stops in Umbria, Italy, Paris — where they stayed at Hotel George V — and London. While in the English capital, she checked into one of The Berkeley’s penthouse Pavilion Suites, sharing a photo on Instagram showing the same church view seen here, from the terrace overlooking Belgravia, Knightsbridge and Hyde Park. “Good Morning, London,” the newlywed captioned her snap. She also shared a photo of the accomodation’s luxurious living room, writing “I’ve been totally spoiled by my fave London hotel @the_berkeley.”
Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice hit the beaches of Los Cabos, Mexico, while staying at Le Blanc Spa Resort, a AAA Five-Diamond awarded property. Giudice got her rest and relaxation at the spa on a girls trip with her friend Rosana Costa.
The new star of Suits Katherine Heigl and her family, including daughters Nancy and Adalaide (pictured), son Joshua, and husband Josh Kelly checked into the Barn at Victory Ranch, a private community with hotel amenities outside Park City, Utah. “Another one of #thoseheavenlydays with my gorgeous girls and handsome boy. Dinner and drinks and tickles at our favorite spot in Utah @victoryranchut,” she wrote of their stay on Instagram. The trip also marked an important culinary landmark for her youngest: “Joshua Jr was pretty enthralled with his first taste of the sweet sweet deliciousness known as the #shirleytemple. He can never un-know the amazingness of sprite, grenadine and cherries. The girls warned him…”
Modern Family star Sarah Hyland and her Bachelorette-alum boyfriend Wells Adams got silly with some sea life while vacationing at the Palafitos-Overwater Bungalows at El Dorado Maroma by Karisma in Mexico. “[She] wants me to caption this ‘starfishing for compliments,’ Adams wrote alongside the bikini photo. Back home, the couple confirmed they’re moving in together. They began flirting last summer and took their relationship public around Halloween.
The Grey’s Anatomy recently enjoyed a stay at the Grand Fiesta Americana Los Cabos in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He and a pal did some surfing and stand-up paddleboarding at Acapulquito Beach, tasted local tacos in town and hit up the resort’s spa and golf course, according to a hotel source.
Bachelor in Paradise alum Amanda Stanton and her new volleyball player beau, Bobby Jacobs, decamped to Esperanza, an Auberge resort in celeb-favorite Los Cabos for a romantic getaway. Timeless star and recent royal wedding guest Abigail Spencer is also a fan of the beachfront hotel.
After the pair celebrated their “I dos” with friends and family (though Brody’s dad, Caitlyn, and sisters, Kendall and Kylie, were noticably absent) on the Indonesian island of Sumba, the couple jetted 3,000 miles to the Maldives, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, for a luxurious honeymoon at Six Senses Laamu.
Gwyneth Paltrow and fiance Brad Falchuk escaped for a romantic weekend to the luxe resort, which is not yet open to the public. The Goop founder previously met up with a group of girlfriends at the hotel, located on the Sea of Cortez in Mexico, for a bachelorette party-spa weekend in April. She’s not the only longtime fan of Costa Palmas, In 2017, Busy Philipps, Colin Hanks and others got to stay at the resort early.
Former Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay and her fiance, Bryan Abasolo, celebrated their one year anniversary at El Dorado Casitas Royale by Karisma in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. The pair, who recently moved in together in a new Dallas apartment, were seen strolling on the beach and lounging by the resort pool with cocktails.
Kylie Jenner, 20, her boyfriend Travis Scott and daughter, Stormi, 3 months, recently celebrated the rapper’s 26th birthday at the ultra-private Amanyara resort in Turks & Caicos.
Just a few weeks earlier, Kylie’s sisters Kim, 37, and Kourtney Kardashian, 39, checked into the hotel, located on the Caribbean island of Providenciales. Kim brought along husband Kanye West, 40, and their daughter, North, 4, while Kourtney had boyfriend, Younes Bendjima, 24, and daughter Penelope, 5, in tow.
The Victoria’s Secret model skipped Coachella for a birthday trip to Ani Villas in the Dominican Republic. “We had two waterslides! Being able to wake up and slide down a few times in the morning was better than any coffee I could ever have,” she tells PEOPLE. “I was fortunate enough to have all of my friends and family from Denmark with me. It was absolutely perfect.”
Jerry O’Connell and Rebecca Romijn took their two daughters on a beach getaway to Hotel Esencia on Mexico’s Mayan Riviera. “Lookin’ for that guy who lives in a pineapple under the sea,” the actor captioned his family photo.
Lupita Nyong’o, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton and Kate Bosworth are also fans of the pristine seaside hotel.
Kim Kardashian West spent her birthday at the exclusive Amangiri Resort in Utah. Other celeb fans include Drew Barrymore, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, and West’s youger sister, Kendall Jenner.
Model and new mom Rosie Huntington Whitely checked in to the Hotel Faena in Miami Beach, which is known just as much for its over the top art collection (that’s a gold dipped woolly mammoth by Damien Hirst, she’s posing with) as it’s beachfron locale.
Orlando Bloom escaped to Amilla Fushi Maldives, a resort in the remote island chain in the Indian Ocean.
DWTS host Erin Andrews and Mark Zuckerberg have both camped out at Under Canvas properties. Roughing it at the company’s latest outpost in Zion National Park includes helicopter rides and in-tent couples’ massages.
Christina Milian strikes a patriotic pose in front of the New York hotel’s highly instagrammable beer can American flag wall.
Katie Holmes decamped to the Bahamas with her daughter Suri, 11. “She was there for a few days with Suri and a few friends,” an onlooker tells PEOPLE. “She stayed at The Cove and they had a blast at the waterpark doing the dolphin experience.”
Chris Hemsworth and his wife, Elsa Pataky, celebrated his 34th birthday with a trip to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The couple and friends stayed at the private island resort, Orpheus Island Lodge.
Jane the Virgin‘s Justin Baldoni and wife Emily were caught smooching at the St. Regis Princeville Resort in Kauai. The Hawaiian hotspot boasts stunning views of Hanalei Bay, four dining venues, a 10,000 square-foot spa and more.
Rita Ora‘s resort in Jamaica is the ultimate tropical escape. Perched on cliffs overlooking the Negril’s Pristine Cove, this private spot has been known to host the likes of Bella Hadid and Hailey Baldwin as well.
Audrina Patridge, husband Corey Bohan and their daughter Kirra stopped by this Huntington Beach, California, hotel while surfer Bohan was competing in the 2017 Vans US Open of Surfing.
“Adventure of a lifetime,” is how the Dancing with the Stars favorite sums up her visit to the Caribbean Island of Grenada with Matthew Lawrence. The couple stayed at the Sandals LaSource Grenada resort.
While it’s not technically a hotel, the Orient Express luxury train, is one of the chicest stays on the planet (and the subject of a new movie!). Gossip Girl alum Ed Westwick chose the old school transport for a trip from Venice to London.
The Fuller House star hung around the rock-climbing wall while visiting Kalahari Resorts and Conventions in Sandusky, Ohio.
The How to Get Away with Murder actor went for a paddle on the Sea of Cortez while vacationing at the Villa del Palmer at the Islands of Loreto hotel in Baja California, Mexico.
Wizards of Waverly Place star David Henrie’s honeymoon with Maria Cahill was made even more romantic thanks to the resort’s gorgeous crescent-shaped beach, five-star cuisine, couples’ massage options, sunset cruises and more.
After the Cannes Film Festival, Andie Macdowell relaxed at this serene reatreat, which boasts its own private beach dubbed Zplage.
The best way to describe Coco Rocha’s Cannes hotel is right in the name: Majestic. A private pool and beach, a projection room, spa and kids’ suite are a few of the many luxurious amenities guests will be privy to.
Emily Ratajkowski showed off her bikini bod while staying at the classic Cannes hotspot, Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc.
The Ladies of London star gets in some “pre-flight yoga” on her bed at the Oxygen Jungle Villas in Costa Rica.
Justin Bieber made himself at home at the One & Only Cape Town hotel when he passed through the South African city on his Purpose tour this week. The five-star resort proved the perfect setting for the singer to make an impromptu video of himself getting dance-y after some (presumably very caffeinated) iced coffee.
Four hundred thousand fans also joined Bieber’s Instagram live session, during which he gave a tour of his suite — complete with positive messages scrawled on the bathroom mirror and clothes on the floor — before heading out into the hallway to prank his fellow guests by pretending to be room service.
Call it a staycation! Kourtney Kardashian was spotted about 20 miles from her famous family’s stomping grounds in Calabasas, California, the morning after an overnight stay with flame Younes Bendjima. Of 38-year-old Kardashian’s fling with the 24-year-old model, source told PEOPLE in early May, “It’s not serious. She is single and having fun.” Five-star fun!
Drake took to one if this resort’s luxury villas for a few days of “peace seeking,” as he captions this shot. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez also took the spot for a romantic getaway in April.
Lindsay Lohan looks completely at peace while visiting this idyllic spot in Phuket.
The Hills vet Brody Jenner paid a visit to this Indonesian destination which offers multiple dining options, a spa and wellness center and this stunning ocean view.
Abigail Spencer’s resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico boasts activities like horseback riding, diving, tequila tasting, yoga and more to complement its oceanside views and stunning residences.
The Bachelor’s Lauren Bushnell “made it to the desert” AKA this pretty property near the Coachella grounds, which offers suites, private residences, five public golf courses, a spa and more.
Kellan Lutz was spotted at the QT Gold Coast while in Australia promoting his new film, The Osiris Child. When he wasn’t working, he was sipping drinks at the Stingray Cocktail lounge and getting an “unbelievable” massage at the resort’s spaQ.
Mean Girls star Jonathan Bennett took a “grool” trip to Cancun with friends and stayed at The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun. The resort that opened in March 2017 boasts seven outdoor swimming pools, five swim-up bars, ten restaurants and two night clubs, amongst many other A-list amenities.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband Justin Mikita enjoyed a stay at the Hotel Vitale in San Francisco. As the area’s only luxury waterfront property, their home away from home featured unbelievable views, a penthouse spa with rooftop soaking tubs and more.
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Lisa Rinna escaped to the One and Only Palmilla, where the reality star and her family could enjoy the ocean views from two infinity pools, relax at the spa, explore the Baja Peninsula on horseback, whale watch and more. Jessica Chastain was also pictured visiting the resort in March 2017.
Jana Kramer performed on the idyllic island retreat for a private concert aptly named the Sandbar Sessions. Real Housewives of New York‘s Carole Radziwill also recently escaped to this remote Florida Keys resort. Sandra Bullock, Drew Barrymore and Scarlett Johansson are also fans.
Country casual, you need a good pair of boots, jeans, crew neck sweater, parka, shawl, bathing suit!!!. And they loan you wellies for while you’re there if it’s raining so you don’t have to pack any. Just bring thick socks if you’re a germaphobe like me – but they keep everything super clean, it’s magical, enjoy!!! @cheryl2shus Check out my blog, last year I did a whole story on it and what to wear
Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent, whose new show Nate & Jeremiah By Design is about to premiere on TLC, enjoyed a pre-press blitz getaway in Saint. Lucia. “My guy + this place = Heaven,” Berkus captions this photo. Suits star Gabriel Macht and his wife, Jacinda, also recently stayed at the resort, nestled within 100 acres of rainforest.
“Best lovin’,” Lily Aldridge captions this sweet beach photo. The supermodel has been island hopping: First enjoying a stay at Como Parrot Cay in Turks & Caicos, then taking a sea plane to Pig Beach, in the Bahamas. Eventually making her way to the Atlantis Resort there.
Orange is the New Black’s Selenis Leyva set up a sweet surprise getaway for her parents on their 50th wedding anniversary at the Grand at Moon Palace in Cancun, Mexico. The family took part in a vow renewal ceremony and then kicked back for a few days with cocktails by the pool.
Justin Bieber took a vacation from his Purpose tour to stop by Sir Richard Branson’s private resort in Australia, the heart-shaped Makepeace Island. Fishing, water sports, river cruises and a little R&R next to the 500,000 litre Lagoon Pool are just a few of the activities the singer could enjoy during his stay.
Ludacris and Kevin Hart are just a few of the famous faces that have frequented Coco Collection’s Coco Prive in the Maldives. Each guest is given “a totally individual experience, tailored to the finest detail,” which could include a private chef, spa treatments, water sports and more.
Shenae Grimes-Beech and her husband Josh took to the slopes (and enjoyed an apres-ski cocktail) at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe for a stay ahead of their four-year wedding anniversary.
Jenni “JWoww” Farley and her family, including husband, Roger, and children, Meilani and Greyson, jetted off to CeBlue in Anguilla for a family vaca in a five-bedroom villa that overlooks the ocean and boasts a private pool.
Paris Hilton and new beau The Leftovers actor Chris Zylka visited HABITAS in Tulum, Mexico, for a romantic vacation in one of the resort’s 500-square-foot private homes.
Southern Charm‘s Craig Conover and Naomie Olindo recently visited the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, where they enjoyed a private dinner and a luxury suite complete with custom marble tubs, a wet bar and skyline views.
Former Bachelorette Lauren Bushnell recently visited this Mexican resort with her family. The first hotel to open on the picturesque Punta Mita’s peninsula, the property’s suites offer amenitites like private plunge pools and cliff-top views.
When in Miami, A-listers often stay at the Villa Casa Casuarinia, the decadent former mansion of Gianni Versace. (The fashion designer was famously gunned down on its front steps in 1997.) Recent guests include Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Justin Bieber, Drake and Heather Graham (pictured).
“An eco hotel inspired by nature will always be my #1,” Ellie Goulding writes of her favorite Miami spot, 1 Hotel South Beach in an Instagram post. Some of the earth-friendly touches include cardboard hangers, reclaimed wood headboards and plantable welcome notes.
Former Bachelorette Jojo Fletcher and fiance Jordan Rodgers made a sweet escape to Necker Island, the exclusive Caribbean retreat owned by Richard Branson where the Obamas also enjoyed a post-presidency getaway. When Branson’s not using it, visitors can book a private villa or the entire 74-acre island.
Not far down the beach, Paris Hilton posed on the sand at Be Tulum, where the Ocean suites offer private pools and jacuzzis with views of the Caribbean Sea.
Dancing with the Stars pro Louis Van Amstel and husband Josh Lancaster enjoyed a holiday at Miami’s Pritkin Longevity Center & Spa. During their four-day stay the newlyweds also led a dance class for guests.
Ansel Elgort was spotted at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, where the actor had dinner with friends at Bobby Flay Steak.
This timeless hotel right on the beach in Santa Monica was designed by White House decorator Michael S. Smith and has been known to host Gwyneth Paltrow, Steven Speilberg and Jennifer Aniston.
Kris Jenner and Cate Blanchett are two of this stately property‘s recent well-heeled visitors. Frequent hotel guests can expect a special welcome: pillowcases monogrammed with their initials. “The hotel keeps thousands of pillowcases on hand in a variety of two-initial combinations for that purpose,” says a hotel spokesperson.
Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband, Justin Mikita, recently escaped to this desert destination in Colorado, where they took part in horseback riding and a UTV tour of the red rock canyons before retreating to a two-bedroom “casita.” Past guests include Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher, and William H. Macy.
Country star Maren Morris took a break from Nashville life at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa in the Cayman Islands, bringing boyfriend and fellow musician Ryan Hurd along for a seaside lounge. “Not interested in leaving,” she captions her beach snap.
Ashley Graham indulged in a snorkel session and an impromptu beach photo session while visiting the Six Senses Zil Payson, located in the Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean.
While vacationing on the Big Island of Hawaii, Justin Bieber stayed at the Mauna Lani Hotel and Bungalows. He also took a private helicopter to KapohoKine Adventures‘ Zipline Through Paradise.”
Ryan Seacrest is a frequent visitor to Las Ventanas, a Rosewood resort in Los Cabos, Mexico. Justin Bieber also reportedly made a stop at the hotel with Sophia Richie in August.
Nashville’s hip 506 Lofts recently hosted Minka Kelly. In a post on instagram, the actress writes, “You give good sleep and you will be missed! May I recommend the coziest stay @506Lofts. See you soon, Nashville!”
Madonna enjoyed a stay at the fanciful Faena Hotel Miami Beach while visiting the city for her Raising Malawi benefit. Arianna Grande, Dave Chapelle and Leonardo DiCaprio were in attendence at the Faena Forum event space, part of the newly formed Faena District Miami Beach.
Modern Family’s Ariel Winter took advantage of the equestrian activities on offer at Miraval Resort and Spa in Tucson, Arizona, recently. The desert destination also counts Lupita Nyong’o and Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi among its fans.
The Gansevoort Hotel in Turks and Caicos was the site of The Bachelor’s Ben Higgins and Lauren Bushnell’s first vacation as a couple. There they enjoyed meals from the on-site Mediterranean restaurant, Stelle, a cozy couple’s massage at the Exhale spa and all the amenities in the resort’s Oceanfront Suite.
During a week of pizza and pasta in celebration of her Pretty Little Liars costar Troian Bellisario’s bachelorette party, Shay Mitchell made a stop at the Villa Fiorentino on the Amalfi Coast. Although the private terraces and five-star perks (like breakfast brought to the suites each morning) are great, the heated infinity pools on the highest level of the villa are the real reason for a visit.
Kendall Jenner is a certified jet-setter, often sharing her pro guides to cities like Rome and New York on her app. Her favorite spot to stay in London, though, is Claridge’s, known for its classic British elegance and, of course, its afternoon tea.
Both Lupita Nyong’o and Kristin Cavallari are fans of The Mulia resort in Bali, and from their scenic vacation shots, we can see why. Six pools are scattered across three resorts on the property, as well as four restaurants, five bars and an array of activities including paddleboarding, wind surfing and canoeing.
Aman Tokyo, where Rosie Huntington-Whiteley recently stayed, is pretty much heaven on earth. If the signature sake or serene suites don’t get you, then the spa situated high among the skyline with hot baths and steam rooms definitely will.
Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta showcases a rooftop infinity pool, tons of drinking and dining options, a spa and Grey’s Anatomy star Kate Walsh as a guest! The Penthouse suite is the ultimate in luxury, with ocean and jungle views, a dining room, library, TV lounge, kitchen and terrace.
James Marsden recently made a stop at the St. Regis Punta Mita resort to stay in the 1,800-square-foot villa that boasts a terrace, private pool and 24-hour butler service (plus a custom massage, of course). Gwyneth Paltrow, Sofia Vergara, Kim Kardashian and Selena Gomez have also been spotted getting some much needed R&R at this beachy retreat.
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills‘ Kyle Richards and husband Mauricio Umansky took a quick trip to the Sandals Emerald Bay resort in the Bahamas. The all-inclusive resort sits on 500 “tropical acres,” according to the site, and offers its guests three pools and seven restaurants.
Actress and Taylor Swift BFF Jaime King escaped to the Four Seasons Maui at Wailea for a fun family vacation. The property has 58 cabanas, three of the island’s top-rated restaurants, four bars, ocean activities, three salt water pools and an array of boutiques.
It doesn’t get much more charming than Victoria’s Secret angel Elsa Hosk’s French hotel choice, Le Bristol Paris. A variety of restaurants, gorgeous gardens and a five-star staff with their fingers on the pulse of everything Parisian await guests at this hotspot.
British model Jourdan Dunn called the Crystals St. Lucia home for a recent vaca, and we can’t blame her. The hotel’s cottages and villages are nestled among the trees and offer incredible mountain, ocean and volcano views. The private pads also boast pools, hammocks and house masseurs.
Pretty Little Liars‘ Tammin Sursok loves to retreat to the Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort Villages and Spa. The all-inclusive resort is totally family-friendly, with on-site waterparks, a kids’ camp and more.
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