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Secret Celebrity Getaways

The Oberoi Rajvilas, India (Photo: Oberoi Hotels & Resorts) - Step back in time into a traditional fortified Rajasthani palace with lush gardens and cascading fountains at The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur. Spread over 32 acres of luxurious verdant greenery, there are 54 Premier Rooms, 13 Luxury Tents (one Royal Tent), two Luxury Villas with private pools and one Kohinoor Villa with a private pool, each one decorated in colonial style.

Secret Celebrity Getaways

January 16, 2013

Ever wondered where the paparazzi-plagued celebrities run to when they want to escape prying eyes and the constant scrutiny of shutterbugs. From Necker Island to Jaipur’s Oberoi Rajvilas, here are 7 escapes the stars love

Necker Island, British Virgin Islands Who: Richard Branson, Mel Gibson, Oprah Winfrey, Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg Why: Spend a starry night under the open skies on the idyllic private paradise ­called Necker Island. 

The Wakaya Club, Fiji Who: Nicole Kidman, Penélope Cruz, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Why: Tucked away amongst Fiji’s 333 islands, this intensely private coral-encircled gem offers 10 super-luxurious residences. 

The Royal Palm Resort, Ecuador Who: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Why: Surrounded by 500 acres of lush, tropical forests, the hotel provides privacy and is an excellent option for the discrete traveller.

Taj Exotica, India Who: Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan 

The Gstaad Palace, Switzerland Who: Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan, Robbie Williams, Paris Hilton Why: Check into the 99-year old hotel nestled in the serene Swiss Alps; you never know who you may bump into. 

Aman-i-Khás Resort, India Who: Katy Perry and Russell Brand Why: The Aman-i-Khás, with its secluded location around the wilderness of Ranthambore National Park is an exotic romantic getaway in Rajasthan.

The Oberoi Rajvilas, India Who: Naomi Campbell, Bianca Jagger, the Duke and Duchess of Kent, Bill Clinton 

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