People take vacations for a wide variety of reasons. For some, it is an opportunity to “get away from it all” and enjoy some rest and relaxation. For others, it is the chance to get active and to do something adventurous that they may never have done in their life. There is something else that many people might enjoy about vacations and sometimes, they may surround the entire trip with this one activity. That activity is spotting celebrities.
There is no doubt that celebrities tend to surround themselves with a lot of luxury. That is especially true when they are taking a vacation. After all, many celebrities work long, hard hours and even though you may think they are overpaid, they do earn that living with a lot of sweat, lost sleep and frustration. That is why you will often find them vacationing in the most beautiful, relaxing spots in the world and Mexico has a lot to offer.
If you are interested in doing some celebrity spotting of your own, this article is going to point out some of the best places you can do so in Mexico. Some of these locations are going to be difficult for the average person, simply because they tend to be some of the more expensive places to visit. That being said, there are always options to save money while at the same time, living large like a celebrity. You may even spot a few along the way as well. Here are some places to try.
Cabo San Lucas– if you have ever taken a look at this pristine area of Mexico online, it is easy to see why it is a very popular celebrity hangout. There is plenty of sunshine, beautiful beaches and a lot of tequila to go around. In addition, celebrities can arrive in the area with only a two-hour flight out of Los Angeles. Once they are there, however, LA is the furthest thing from their mind.
Of course, this is a fairly large area so it is a good idea to narrow things down if you really want to catch the celebrity crowd at their best. Cabo San Lucas offers some of the most pristine beaches in the world along with world-class golfing and lots of rest and relaxation, far away from the paparazzi.
Who are some of the celebrities you might expect to find in this area? Some who have enjoyed it in the past include Adam Sandler, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore and even the Kardashians. You may pay a premium to stay at the resort but if you do, you might just strike it big with your celebrity spotting adventures.
Riviera Maya – this is another area on the Yucatan Peninsula that is absolutely brimming with celebrities. They have been visiting this area for years and it is not unusual to see multiple famous individuals with a single visit. When you stop to look at some of what this area has to offer, it’s easy to see why celebrities tend to flock to it.
Some of the most beautiful beaches to be found in all Mexico are located on this part of the Yucatan Peninsula. You will find plenty of water sports, including snorkeling, scuba diving and perhaps just laying out and getting a tan. At the same time, you are not very far away from the Mayan ruins and some of the wildlife in the area, including both people and animals.
If you’re going to make this a vacation destination, the Maroma resort and spa is an option you would want to consider. It is an excellent choice but there is one room in particular that you may want to keep your eye on. Although it has never been confirmed, room number 23 seems to be a favorite and it is requested by many of the Hollywood elite that has stayed at this resort. Those celebrities have included Celine Dion, Elton John, and Robert Redford.
Tulum – This is another excellent choice for spotting celebrities from around the world. A number of resorts are in the area and, of course, there are plenty of beautiful beaches where you can stick your feet in the sand and watch some of the rich and famous do the same. In fact, it is difficult to find a celebrity on vacation where there is not a beautiful beach involved.
This area, located near the lower part of the Yucatan Peninsula may be small on the map, but it is huge when it comes to spotting celebrities. As a result of the Hollywood elite who tend to come to the area, there are plenty of relaxing and luxurious things to do. The area is replete with luxury resorts, spas and almost any beautiful experience that you would like to have.
What celebrities can you expect to see when you visit this part of Mexico? Although there are many who may visit the area, Demi Moore, and Sienna Miller are two who have been spotted in the area in the past. If you come at the right time, however, you might just see more celebrities than you could have ever hoped for.
These are some of the top areas in Mexico to so some celebrity spotting, but they are by no means the only areas. Even some of the more populated cities, such as Mexico City, see their fair share of visits. It really boils down to timing. If you put yourself in the right area and manage to time it right, you are in for a real treat. You might even catch them at a relaxing moment and get a picture with them.
Mexico is a beautiful place to visit. With so many world-class beaches and the history (including some ancient ruins), it is worth visiting, even without the celebrities. Those famous people just seem to add something to the destination and make it one of the best to visit in the world.