In the grocery store line, you see the gossip magazines that feature the rich and famous sprawled out on some remote beach.
While waiting for the lady in front of you to count her coupons, you begin to drift off to a world where you nonchalantly bump into Jessica Simpson while getting mojitos and start small talk over your mutual affection for conservative politics and designer handbags.
But then you’re snapped back into reality when the cashier asks if the jumbo pack of toilet paper is yours. Could you ever hobnob with Hollywood’s elite? Well, as a matter of fact, you can!
Pamela Anderson famously lays out at Malibu Beach while George Clooney has been spotted on Lake Como in Italy more than once.
So, where does one go where taking selfies with celebs is second on the list to not fighting for a view of the waves?
Well, book one of these 4 hotspots and you’ll be relaxing next to a celebrity in no time!
Who knows? You may even get to slip Beyoncé that solo album you’ve been working on.
Broad Beach, Malibu
Malibu is a vacation home to multiple celebrities such as Miley Cyrus, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Cindy Crawford.
The problem is, with all the private beachfront properties, it leaves little room to squeeze your sand wagon through.
But if you drive down Pacific Coast Highway and past all the million-dollar mansions, you should be able to snag a spot near the public easements, which is required by law.
While Broad Beach is only one of the beaches Malibu offers, it is the one where you’re most likely to get starstruck.
Plage de Pampelonne, St. Tropez
Want to vacation among the white sand and crystal blue sea without loud music and vendors trying to haggle a buck from you?
Then look no further than Plage de Pampelonne, technically in Ramatuelle along the Mediterranean, but notorious as being part of St. Tropez in France.
And don’t be surprised if scattered among the alluring French natives you see a celebrity or two enjoying the unadulterated sound of waves crashing on the shore.
Astir Beach, Athens
Back in the day, Astir Beach was “the” celebrity hotspot to see the rich and famous such as Jackie Kennedy Onassis.
This historic beach, equipped with a piece of the Temple of Apollo, fell off the map for some time, but has recently been the buzz in Hollywood circles once again – thanks to the opening of the Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens.
Begin an epic day with a tour of Athens and then follow it up with a relaxing seaside afternoon lounging on beds covered by luxe umbrellas while your drinks are brought to you.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Northwest of Tahiti is the island of Bora Bora, a name so nice they had to say it twice.
The French Polynesian getaway is known for its unforgettable view of a mystical blue lagoon protected by a coral reef.
Bungalows overlooking the lagoon make you feel like you’re in a James Bond film, but without the villains.
Justin Bieber famously has a private spot here, but other celebrities have been known to seek out the island’s world-renowned snorkeling.
So no matter if you just like to check out the latest celebrity gossip or have a wall covered in Leonardo DiCaprio posters with hearts all over them, you will undoubtedly drop your jaw when you catch a glimpse of a star you’ve only seen in the movies.
Choose any of these sunny vacation spots and up the odds you’ll get that selfie with the star of your dreams.
Please let us know in the comments section if you’ve ever spotted a celebrity on your vacation!