Famous people from all over the world also deserve a vacation, be it summer, Easter or Christmas. If there is a context where luxury tourism can be included without a doubt, that is without a doubt in the world of fame. Exotic beaches and paradisiacal islands are not lacking, but many opt for the tranquility of a lake or even mountain tourism.
Below you have an index with all the points that we are going to deal with in this article.
Cádiz, due to its incomparable beauty, is one of the most requested destinations among celebrities as popular in Spain as Joaquín Sabina, Sergio Ramos, Hugo Silva and Great Wyoming. This Andalusian city located in the southwestern corner of Western Europe is one of the most touristy in Spain and Europe, among other reasons, for the beauty of its beaches, the famous Cádiz Carnival and its historical heritage.
The Spanish singer-songwriter and poet Joaquín Sabina, for example, opts for the town of Rattan as a vacation destination. And it is not surprising, since this municipality located in the Bay of Cádiz has beautiful beaches with fine golden sand, such as those of El Rompidillo or La Costilla. Also its different natural environments make Rota the favorite destination of celebrities and tourists from all over the world.
For their part, soccer player Sergio Ramos and actor Hugo Silva coincide when choosing their vacation spot: Zahara and Caños de Meca, in Barbate, are the places where they choose to rest and spend a few days to disconnect from day to day. Both towns belong to the municipality of Barbate, located in the south of Cádiz. Greater Wyoming has also spent the summer here on occasion.
Today, Barbate It has reached rates that make it one of the most important destinations in terms of coastal tourism in Spain. This is undoubtedly due to its beaches, but also to the good weather and the wide range of nightlife options it offers.
The Balearic Islands are another of the quintessential destinations of several famous Spaniards. Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza are, of course, the star places due to the luxuries they offer: warm weather, extraordinary coves and a good nightlife. Ibiza was, for example, the holiday destination of the Duchess of Alba, where he had a residence in Cala Salada.
Thus, for example, the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, and the British Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, choose to spend their holidays in Mallorca, where they have been seen on more than one occasion. Also they Kings of Spain, Felipe VI and Letizia, stay at the Marivent Palace, a modern construction located in Cala Major, declared a summer residence of the Spanish Royal Family. In the following video we can see the traditional posed of the Kings of Spain at the door of the Marivent Palace:
For her part, the television presenter Mercedes Mila, the singer-songwriter Serrat and the president of Catalonia, Artur Mas, prefer to spend their holidays in Menorca, although each in a different place. Milá and Serrat choose Mahón, a city located to the east, while the president of the Catalan government spends the summer with his family in the town of Fornells, in the municipality of Mercadal. This is the favorite place of the Mas family since 1965. La Cala del Pilar, in the municipality of Ciudadela and northwest of Menorca, is also another of the star places of Artur Mas, where in recent years he has been seen aboard a boat with his wife, Helena Rakosnik.
The Spanish Formula 1 Champion Fernando Alonso is another of the celebrities who choose Mallorca as their favorite holiday destination. His favorite place in particular seems to be the Costa de los Pinos, an area of small rock coves located in the homonymous urbanization, in the municipality of Son Servera.
Marbella is a city located in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain. Many are both Spanish and foreign characters who are closely related to the city.
Surely some of the names of the following notable residents are familiar to you: Peter Viertel, Félix Bayón, George Clooney, Antonio Banderas and Julio Iglesias, among others. So were actress Audrey Hepburn and the Duchess of Alba in their day. In short, Marbella is a city where it will not be difficult to come across a Hollywood actor or one of the most influential people on the planet.
But as far as spending the summer is concerned, characters such as the former president of the government of Spain, José María Aznar, choose Marbella as their favorite vacation destination. There, Aznar owns a house valued at 1,6 million euros in a luxurious urbanization that is next to a golf course and the beach.
Niall Horan, a member of One Direction, also travels to Spain to enjoy a few days of relaxation. Specifically, Puerto Banús is the place chosen by the Irish singer, who usually takes a few friends with him whenever he can. There, during the day he has been seen enjoying the coast and at night in the famous Ocean Beach Club.
Martha's Vineyard is an island south of the Cape Cod peninsula, quite far from the east coast of the United States. Of all the American islands, Martha's Vineyard is ranked 58th in the ranking of the largest islands in the United States.
Located in Dukes County, Massachusetts, this island is the ideal vacation destination for Obama and Kennedy. These influential figures choose the island mainly for its good summer climate, whose average temperature is 32 ° C, and its beaches, which invite tourists to relax. We leave you with an interesting video where you can see images of President Obama during his vacation on Martha's Vineyard:
Italy has a good handful of exotic corners worth visiting at least once in your life. And this is well known by several famous internationals of the stature of the Argentine footballer Lionel Messi, who opts for the small island of Capri, located in the Gulf of Naples.
For their part, the Kings of Spain, in addition to spending the summer at the Miravent Palace as we have already mentioned before, have at some time made a getaway outside of Spain and have been seen by the Gulf of Taranto, which belongs to the Ionian Sea.
But, without a doubt, if there is a figure who stands out for spending his holidays in Italy, that is, obviously, the Pope. The main exponent of the Catholic Church also has a holiday destination and is called Castel Gandolfo. It is a small town located 20 km south of Roma (Italy) and bathed by the waters of Lake Albano.
The dad of Roma he stays there at the Castel Gandolfo Palace, which is his summer residence and includes an extensive garden and the famous Vatican Observatory. This palace belongs to the national territory of the Vatican although geographically it is far from it.
The FC player Barcelona, Andres Iniesta, and the British singer Harry Styles from One Direction are two other celebrities who do not hesitate to travel to Italy when it comes to resting. Thus, while Iniesta travels to the island of Sardinia, specifically to the beaches of Porto Cervo, (north of Sardinia, La Gallura region), Harry Styles has been seen on occasion on Lake Como, located in Lombardy .
Lake Caburgua o caburga It is located in Chile, in the commune of Pucón, northeast of Lake Villarrica. It is surrounded by the Huerquehue National Park and the Hualalafquen National Reserve (also called Villarrica National Reserve) and from the lake you can see on the horizon the views of one of the active volcanos most important in the world: the Villarrica volcano.
Its geographical location makes it one of the most touristic lakes in South America, especially in summer. For this reason, it is the resting place of the president of Chile Michelle Bachelet and the former president of this same country, Sebastian Piñera, among other public figures. In the following video you can see a series of images that show us why these characters decide to choose Lake Caburgua:
La Gomera is one of the seven main islands that make up the Canary Islands (Spain), located in the Atlantic Ocean. Belonging to the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the island has truly spectacular corners, such as the Garajonay National Park, which has been a World Heritage Site since 1986.
Its average annual temperature of 20-23 ° C, its majestic beaches and the many traditions that form the typical folklore of the island have made La Gomera the holiday destination of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has been seen alongside her husband, Joachim Sauer, on more than one occasion.
North of Spain
The good temperatures, the natural parks, the possibility of resting between mountains, the historical heritage and, in short, everything that the north of Spain has to offer is, without a doubt, the reason why tourists from all over the world and Remarkable characters choose Asturias, Galicia or the Basque Country, among others, to spend a few days of relaxation.
For example, Mariano Rajoy, President of the Spanish Government, is one of those who takes advantage of vacation days to return to his homeland: Galicia. Rajoy is committed to family vacations with his wife, Viri Fernández, and their children. In recent years, the president has chosen the municipality of Ribadumia (Pontevedra) to quietly stay in a rural house.
Amancio Ortega, owner of the Inditex empire and declared the second richest man in the world, and his family have a summer refuge in the municipality of Arteixo, located in La Coruña, Spain. The Ortegas have a property that covers 20 hectares in this small town and it is the favorite place of Marta Ortega, daughter of the owner of Zara, who keeps some of her horses here and rides them whenever she can.
In Asturias, for example, is where the singer Melendi he spends his vacations, specifically in a small town called Areñes, in Piloña, his homeland. The singer returns home whenever he can and joins notable local events such as the San Roque de Areñes festivities, of which he has even recorded the video shown below to encourage the participation of tourists in this event :
La Princess Maxima of the Netherlands, who was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, returns to his homeland to spend the holidays. Specifically, Princess Máxima summers in Villa La Angostura, which is located in Neuquén, in Cordilleran Patagonia, as well as in Cabañas Cumelen.
It is not surprising that the princess spends her holidays here, since this town is considered one of the most beautiful in the region, which is why it is known under the nickname Patagonia Garden.
Not only does the princess choose Argentina on her vacation. Mauricio Macri, head of government of the city of Buenos Aires, has been seen on numerous occasions in Patagonia, Mar del Plata (Buenos Aires) and the seaside resort of Pinamar, located east of Buenos Aires.
The Greek island of Mykonos, located in the Aegean Sea, is the holiday paradise of Cristiano Ronaldo, as well as other Hollywood stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Selena Gomez, Elton John, Simon Baker, etc.
If anything can be found on this island, of course that is fun and nightlife, of course without lacking the glamor. In short, Mykonos is currently a luxury destination where the landscapes speak for themselves.
Two are the places where the Queen of England has a summer residence. On the one hand, the Balmoral Castle, in Scotland, which is a large mansion located in Aberdeenshire. It became a royal residence already during the reign of Queen Victoria I and, to this day, Balmoral is solely the summer residence of Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Also, if the British royal family he spends his summer holidays in Balmoral, at Christmas they meet at Sandringham Palace, which is in the county of Norfolk, east of England.
Also, on occasion the President of the British Government has been seen, David Cameron, spending the holidays with his wife on Polzeath beach in Cornwall, England. Polzeath has a long sandy beach that has become especially popular with surfers.
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