If I told you that you could holiday in luxury just like celebrities do, you’d probably be a little unlikely to believe me. But the truth is you too can enjoy the high life without bankrupting yourself.
Schofields Insurance has spent some time collating the most luxury holiday home which either are, or once were owned by the rich and famous and available to be rented by everyday people.
One of the best examples is the Casa Elizabeth Luxury Estate, which features gorgeous photographs of the star, priceless possessions and oil paintings, along with amazing views, a spa, pool, and fireplace for just £372 per person per week. This is a fraction of the price that you would pay for a hotel for the week.
Merv Griffin’s home in La Quinta California is the place to go if you want a luxurious break away from it all. The Merve Griffen Estate is also an equestrian compound with 13 bedrooms, an infinity pool, a private pond and sun terraces in prime position for basking. Up to 20 people can stay, making it perfect for a bridal shower weekend or even a small wedding, and you’ll pay £1,375 per person per week for the experience.
If you’re the type who follows the lives of celebrities and would like to stay somewhere where a number of them have rested their heads, the estate above Sunset Boulevard was once owned by actor Orson Wels and is located in the Hollywood Hills. David Bowie, Rita Heyworth and Barbara Streisand all lived here at one time, and you’ll be able to enjoy stunning views of Hollywood, along with the lagoon pool and jacuzzi. Up to 8 people can stay in the home for £455 per person for the week.
If you really want to live (and party) like a celebrity, consider hiring a yacht for the week. The Ohana Pacific is famous for being used by One Direction, and you can enjoy the two bedroom, two bathroom yacht (with a fully equipped kitchen) for just £183 per person per week.
For something even more impressive (particularly if you’re planning a big bash like a business event or wedding, check out the 16th century villa owned in Florence Il Palagio. The villa is owned by Sting and Trudi Styler, and up to 50 guests can enjoy the swimming pool, lake, and tennis court for just £183.
Located on the East Coast and feel like a sneaky week away from it all? The Rubber House is located in Accord, New York, and it’s the place to go if you want to get your creativity flowing. If you’re coming from somewhere farther away, kick off your trip like a true star and travel with Paramount Business Jets. You won’t regret a minute of your luxurious flight to the Big Apple, and you certainly won’t be disappointed with The Rubber House either. You’ll enjoy views over private woods and meadows, along with a vaulted glass chef’s kitchen, a studio, a ‘writer’s tower’ (perfect for those who needs some inspiration) and floor to ceiling windows of the incredible view. There are tow bedrooms which sleep up to 4 guests and you’ll pay just £586 per week for each person. Click here to find out more.