HAVE you ever just wanted to whisk yourself off to a luxurious holiday home whenever you feel like?
Well, just look to your favourite celebs for inspiration.
Recently, we revealed that singer Joss Stone is renting out her country mansion for £1,325 a week – but some stars prefer to keep the second homes for themselves.
From Posh and Becks' lush mansion in the Cotswolds to George and Amal Clooney's 25-bedroom paradise, these big names have spared no expenses for their getaway villas.
David and Victoria Beckham – Cotwolds
The Beckhams' tranquil nine-bedroom mansion in the Cotswolds is the perfect location for a short break or weekend away.
It has been reported that they spent millions of pounds renovating the property to fit their expensive tastes.
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The mansion comes with a huge swimming pool, stunning views of the country side, and a private football pitch for David and footballer son Romeo to have a kickabout.
They bought the house for £6million back in 2016 and it served as their refuge during the first Covid lockdown in 2020.
Phillip Schofield – Portugal
This Morning presenter Phillip, 60, has a second home in the Algarve, Portugal where he spends his summer holidays.
His villa boasts a swimming pool, a spacious terrace and amazing view of the stunning Portuguese landscape.
He has even shared the mansion with fellow A-Listers including his co-star Holly Willoughby and her husband Dan Baldwin, and Declan Donnelly and his wife Ali Astall.
Carol Vorderman – Pembrokeshire
The idyllic county of Pembrokeshire in south-west Wales is home to Carol Vorderman's holiday property.
It sits alongside the Welsh coastline and offers stunning postcard-worthy views with a pristine interior.
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The 61-year-old TV icon, who grew up in North Wales, has shared several envious snaps of herself in the property on Instagram.
Known for her love of travelling around the country, she is also building a custom campervan to take on her travels.
George and Amal Clooney – Lake Como
Hollywood superstar George Clooney is known for his love for Italy and has reportedly invested heavily in real estate in the country.
In 2001, he bought this sprawling villa in Lake Como, where he often vacations with his wife Amal, for a staggering £9.8million.
The property has a mind-blowing 25 bedrooms and comes with a pool, tennis courts, and even a botanical garden.
In 2018, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were invited to spend some time in the villa after their wedding.
Amanda Holden – Cotswolds
Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden, 51, owns a splendid cottage in the Cotswolds.
Bought in 2012 for £860,000, the 400-year-old property has undergone a stunning makeover over the years.
Amanda has shared glimpses of the renovation process on Instagram, including a velvet L-shaped sofa and a stylish bed.
It has four bedrooms with features including exposed brick walls, while the living room has an open fire place.
Peter Andre – Cyprus
Last year singer Peter Andre, 49, revealed that he built a house in Cyprus with his dad over 20 years ago.
He gave fans a glimpse of the stunning property in the Mediterranean country, where his family is originally from.
It has an open plan living space and comes with a swimming pool, tennis court, and lush green grounds with huge palm trees.
At the time, he said: "I bought this land nearly 20 years ago and me and my father built this. Dad planted all these trees years ago and now wow."
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones – Mallorca
The glamorous couple's huge 200-acre estate is located on the hillside of West Mallorca in Spain.
It was bought by Michael, 77, and his former wife Diandra Luker in 1989 and features two cottages, five apartments, ten bedrooms, and a massive swimming pool.
In 2014, the property was listed on the market but was taken off in 2018 after it failed to sell.
Last year, he said: "I love coming back to Mallorca. I have been coming for more than 30 years and I have learned over time that 'Happy wife is a happy life'.
"Catherine is very happy here; more so now that we no longer share the house with my first wife, Diandra."
Cristiano Ronaldo – Italy
Footballer Cristiano, 37, is known for living a lavish lifestyle, which is highlighted by his massive home in Italy.
It is located in Strada San Vito Revigliasco, which is one of the most prestigious areas in the city of Turin.
He reportedly forked out £5.5million in 2018 for the property, which features an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a gym, and huge playrooms for his kids.
The mansion was featured in his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez's Netflix show, I Am Georgina, and she admitted she still gets lost in the house.
Gordon Ramsay – Cornwall
Gordon Ramsay had three holiday homes in Cornwall – one of which he sold earlier this year for £7.5million.
His family spent the second Covid lockdown in one of their mansions in the English county, which is known for its breath-taking coastline.
In 2015, he bought the first home in Rock for £4.4million, which was the most expensive sale at the time.
He dropped another £4million for a property in nearby Trebetherick, which features six bedrooms, a wine cellar, a tennis court, and a swimming pool.
The business-savvy TV chef bought the third home in Fowey for £2million in 2017 and has been renting it out for £7,000 a week.
Simon Cowell – Barbados
The entertainment mogul, 62,has not officially purchased this £30million holiday home yet.
It has been reported that he has his sights set on the property previously used by Meghan and Harry.
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Simon has visited the mansion several times and once used it for his Judge's Houses segment on his TV show The X Factor.
The sprawling cliff-side villa offers 20,000 square feet and has a cinema, a gym, and even a whole spa.
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