Celebs — they're just like us… with just a few
more zeros in their bank accounts and Instagram follower tallies. But like the rest of us savvy travelers, more than a few stars have opted to go the Airbnb
route over a hotel while on vacation. Check out the private beaches, villas, and entire compounds where your fave celebs have stayed around the world — and start planning (and saving for) your next trip in true A-list style. (Photos via Larry Busacca/Getty and Airbnb
: After Queen Bey stole the Super Bowl
50 halftime show with an empowering "Formation" performance, she retreated up to the hills to this $10,000 per day, net-zero energy mansion
, complete with views of San Francisco and Silicon Valley, a game room, an infinity pool, a fitness center, a chef's kitchen, and a 60-acre orchard. The Beyhive would expect nothing less.
Aaron Paul deserves some kind of husband-of-the-year award: For his wife Lauren's 30th birthday last year, Paul whisked her away to this breathtaking estate
in Thailand. The two-acre beach property costs $5,974 per night and is basically a private luxury resort. It includes an executive chef, a tennis pro, massage therapists, mixologist-curated bars, a swimming pool, and a yoga pavilion.
The pop star and her friends and family took a Memorial Day weekend getaway to a $30 million two-story house on Malibu's Billionaire's Beach. The property features glass balconies, a lap pool, a hot tub, an indoor fireplace, and huge windows to take in views of the Pacific.
Started from the bottom, now he's here: Post-tour, the Canadian rapper relaxed at this Italian-style villa
, which costs $10,000 per night, tucked up in the canyons of Beverly Hills. The home has over 11,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space — including a home theater, wine cellar, games room, outdoor patio, and infinity pool — plenty of room to show off those "Hotline Bling" dance moves.
Gwyneth Paltrow basked in the Goop life in Punta Mita, Mexico last year at a $30 million seaside Airbnb villa. The actress, her kids, and boyfriend Brad Falchuk vacationed in style with a home theater, farm-to-table meals prepared by the estate chef, two infinity pools, and a palapa with oceanfront dining and sunset views. The villa costs a cool $40,000 per week.
Forget about sweet 16. For her 20th birthday, the model traveled north of the border to celebrate with pals and stay in this swanky loft-style Toronto Airbnb
. The home has been a filming spot for TV shows and offers spectacular city views.
Jamie Foxx felt "spiritual
" in this 10,000-square-foot waterfront mansion when he jetted to Miami to perform with Barbra Streisand at her concert last December. With eight bedrooms, panoramic bay views, a poolside bar, a state-of-the-art kitchen, and huge ceilings, it's not hard to see why.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend:
The couple and their daughter relaxed in a few homes away from home along Legend's US tour. In Seattle, where Luna threw out the first pitch at a Mariner's game, the trio made themselves comfortable at a luxe house
in the quiet Queen Anne neighborhood. Other stays included a Nashville
home with Southern charm and a Kansas City
The young supermodel and entrepreneur stayed at this Beverly Hills home while she was filming Netflix's Bill Nye Saves the World
. With two living rooms, a separate pool house, a wet bar, and five bedrooms, it's an ideal spot for entertaining, say, BFF TSwift and the rest of the squad.
Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West:
The jet-setting power couple temporarily relocated to this $30 million New York penthouse
(which costs $10,000 per night) during Kanye's Saint Pablo Tour last year, enjoying seven outdoor terraces, a rooftop pool, a gym, a sauna, and separate play areas for their kids.
Try keeping up with another Kardashian — the family's eldest sister spent a week at this $50 million oceanfront Nantucket compound last year to celebrate daughter Penelope's fourth birthday.
Kendall and Kylie Jenner:
Not to be outdone by their older sisters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner escaped to a $50 million villa in Turks and Caicos for Kylie's 19th birthday. The six-acre compound has three villas and a total of 23 rooms. Yowza!
While headlining at Coachella this year, Gaga lived it up in a $10,000 per night, resort-style compound
in luxe Rancho Mirage, which included 360-degree mountain views and a resort-sized swimming pool decorated with custom floral designs imported from Italy. No bad romance here.
Gaga's fellow Coachella headliner Kendrick Lamar stayed in a nearby villa
, also in Rancho Mirage. Lamar kicked back in this 7,700-square-foot estate with all the comforts of high-end desert living — including a sunken tennis court.
Elsewhere at Coachella, rapper Wiz Khalifa chilled at the $10 million Firestone Estate
in Palm Desert, a mid-century style home designed by the architect behind San Francisco's iconic Transamerica Pyramid. The home was made for entertaining, with its outdoor kitchen, fireplace, tennis court, pool, and spa.
The singer and reality show star vacationed with her twins
and boyfriend Brian Tanaka last Christmas at this $22 million Aspen estate with ski-in/ski-out access to the mountains. All we want for Christmas is to live like Mariah.
Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum:
While in Vegas to prep for the 3D action of Magic Mike LIVE
, Channing Tatum and his family spent time at this $5 million Spanish mansion
. The abode includes seven bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a tennis court, a gazebo, a game room, a pool, a spa, and a separate casita — perfect for an XXL gathering.
Before setting off on her Revival tour last year, Selena Gomez took a little me-time with her gal pals at this amazing Malibu beach house
with an airy open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, a sundeck, a fire pit, and, best of all, a private beach.
When the actress
and fashion icon vacationed in Rio de Janeiro, she retreated to the mountainside villa Casa do Luz
, where we're sure she got some much-needed R&R.
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