Celebrities, of course, have the life. Vacationing at a moment's whim and being privy to some the world's hottest destination spots are what dreams are made of. Here are some current favorite celebrity hot spots. Share with us your dream winter blues destination!


The blazing sun of Mexico, Cabo San Lucas in particular, is the number-one preferred celebrity hotspot. Many stars flock south of the border to combat winter holiday blues. Vacationers include Leonardo DiCaprio, Jessica Simpson, Ashley Tisdale, Jessica Alba and Cash Warren, Rihanna and Matt Kemp, George Clooney, Cindy Crawford, Lindsay Lohan, and Jennifer Aniston.

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A traditional favorite among traveling celebs is the French Caribbean getaway also known as St. Barthelemy. Beautiful beaches, villas, and superb cuisine have made it a "must-see" destination for the rich and famous. Celebrity vacationers: Kristin Davis, Avril Lavigne, Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani, Marc Jacobs, Lindsay Lohan, Jason Statham, Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr, and Jon Bon Jovi.


We are not sure if Miami Vice is responsible for this trend, but the many sunny beaches of Miami are quite the popular celebrity attraction during this time of year. Celebrity Vacationers: Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey, Kelly Osbourne, Christina Ricci, Britney Spears, Kellan Lutz, Annalynne McCord, Lady Gaga, Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr, Tom Felton, Hayden Panettiere, Nick Lachey, Ice T and Coco.

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The beauteous pacific island of Hawaii has been favored by a number of politicians as the locale to go to, and become normal vacationing civilians. Celebrity Vacationers: Sarah Palin, Barack and Michelle Obama, Rush Limbaugh, Bill and Hillary Clinton.


Hitting the snowy slopes in the mountain ski area of Aspen has become a traditional winter favorite this time of year for a loyal number of celebrities. Celebrity Vacationers: Kate Hudson, Goldie Hawn, LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian, Seal and Heidi Klum, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon.

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The tropical sands of Barbados serve as a perfect celebrity refuge in the West Indies, especially for native entertainer Rihanna, who can be commonly seen frolicking on the beache during winter months. Celebrity Vacationers: Rihanna, Jude Law, Sienna Miller, and Gerard Butler.


It turns out the most exotic celebrity vacationing magnet is the South Asian country Thailand. The country's rich historical culture makes it a spirited adventure. Celebrity Vacationers: Katy Perry and Russell Brand, Kate Moss, and Naomi Campbell.

8. India

The architectural beauty found in India, especially the Taj Mahal which was built in the 1600s, makes it a celebrity draw. Celebrity Vacationers: Russell Brand and Katy Perry.

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9. Turks & Caicos

The breathtaking views of picturesque towns, warm beaches, and alabaster sands of the British West Indian islands of Turks and Caicos are low key but still an attractive celebrity getaway. Celebrity Vacationers: Beyonce and Jay-Z, Christie Brinkley, Zachary Levi.

10. Disneyland

Where do kid celebrities go? Where every other kid goes - Disneyland. The theme park has been a children's attraction for the past 55 years but is also intended for those who are young at heart. Celebrity Vacationers: Justin Bieber, Travis Barker, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, and Susan Boyle.

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Story by Claudine Paul
Starpulse contributing writer