Find out why George Clooney’s stunning northern Italian retreat has become the place to go for hollywood’s biggest stars
One of young Hollywood’s best kept secrets is the Colony Palms Hotel, a Moroccan-themed desert getaway in Palm Springs, Calif. Lauren Conrad, Kellan Lutz, Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens have all stayed in one of the 56 guest rooms, which include pretty poolside casitas. For the ultimate in private pampering, book an inroom spa treatment like the four-handed Super Tandem massage (from $235) before cooling down with chilled peppermint-infused towels by the pool. (colonypalmshotel.com).
When Eva Longoria and Shakira hit Miami, they head to the glamorous Canyon Ranch Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach. The resort houses Florida’s largest spa facility, offering cutting-edge treatments next to a 750-foot-long stretch of beach and four landscaped swimming pools. For a true A-list experience, try the Canyon Ranch Royale package, which offers an entire day of pampering for $450. The most popular treatments in the package include the skin-plumping, complexion-perfecting Your Transformation Facial and the Canyon Ranch Massage, plus access to over 40 indoor and outdoor fitness classes. (canyonranchmiamibeach.com).
Gwyneth Paltrow and Cameron Diaz crossed paths recently at their favorite bikini waxer Kimara Anhert’s NYC beauty emporium at 1113 Madison Ave. But waxing isn’t Kimara’s only specialty. Brooke Shields and Amanda Peet love the Upper East Side salon’s skin-perfecting facials, while Real Housewife Ramona Singer enjoys its professional makeup applications, priced from $90. (kimara.com).