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A-list winter getaways

A-list winter getaways

This season's hottest celebrity holidays

It's January, the sky is dark and it's just that time of year when we all start dreaming of a break somewhere warm or at least glamorous. Celebrities, of course, have long made the concept of a winter getaway an art form - regularly jet setting off to sumptuous ski resorts or idyllic-looking Caribbean islands. Whether it's a beach break you have in mind or a spin on star-filled slopes, take inspiration from holiday breaks the A-list way, below...

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    Dubai Singer Rita Ora relaxed at Atlantis, The… More details

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    Singer Rita Ora relaxed at Atlantis, The Palm, ahead of her New Year's Eve performance at the award-winning Sandance beach festival.

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    Puerto Rico Alexa Chung and best friends Nick… More details

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    Alexa Chung and best friends Nick Grimshaw, Pixie Geldof, music manager Aimee Phillips, and Theo Hutchcraft from The Hurts jetted off to Puerto Rico - and Instagram pros that they are, snapped the whole trip for their followers.

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    African Safari Model Miranda Kerr even manages to… More details

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    Model Miranda Kerr even manages to look stylish on an African safari break.

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    Mystery Location Heidi Klum didn't reveal where… More details

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    Heidi Klum didn't reveal where she chose to holiday back in December, but she did tweet countless snaps of the beautiful beach and scenery to make us jealous.

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    St Barts/A yacht Lily Cole modelled an… More details

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    Lily Cole modelled an impressive range of bikinis (and set the rumour mill in motion after being snapped with twitter founder Jack Dorsey) on a yacht holiday off the coast of St Barts.

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    Miami Modern Family star Sofia Vergara relaxed on… More details

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    Modern Family star Sofia Vergara relaxed on Miami beach in a stylish cut-out swimsuit.

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    Monte Carlo Model Coco Rocha visits the A-List… More details

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    Model Coco Rocha visits the A-List classic escape - wearing a leopard print Zac Posen dress that's perfect for the occasion.

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    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Katherine Heigl… More details

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    Katherine Heigl advertises the delights of central America, cocktail in hand, in December 2005.

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    Puerto Vallarta, Mexico If the postcard-perfect… More details

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    If the postcard-perfect setting isn't enough of a sell, she also gets to pose with a lizard. Sweet.

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    Fernando De Noronha Island, Brazil Make like… More details

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    Fernando De Noronha Island, Brazil

    Make like Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem in December 2009, and immerse yourself in a fascinating underworld off the coast of Brazil.

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    Phuket, Thailand Thailand is the perfect… More details

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    Thailand is the perfect destination for relaxing in style, as Kate Moss proves here in January 2010.

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    South Tyrol, Italy You too can enjoy the stunning… More details

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    South Tyrol, Italy

    You too can enjoy the stunning scenery and seamless slopes of Italy, à la Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes (back when they were together) in December 2007.

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    Saint Barthélemy, French West Indies Those who… More details

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    Saint Barthélemy, French West Indies

    Those who follow Uma Thurman's lead (pictured here in December 2007) will find themselves bathing in the bliss of the French West Indies.

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    Mexico If you're more of an adrenalin junkie, you… More details

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    If you're more of an adrenalin junkie, you can take a leaf from Denise Richards' winter vacation book. She's pictured here jet-skiing off the coast of Mexico in October 2011.

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    Miami Beach, Florida Naomi Campbell is the… More details

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    Naomi Campbell is the epitome of Miami cool in November 2008. We seriously wish we were there right now.

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    Courcheval, France Victoria Beckham cuts a… More details

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    Victoria Beckham cuts a sophisticated figure on the beautiful slopes of Courcheval in March 2007.

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    Saint Barthélemy, West Indies The… More details

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    Saint Barthélemy, West Indies

    The turquoise-tinted sea of the West Indies is advertisement enough for any sun-seeker - as with Uma Thurman here, in December 2004.

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    North Bondi Beach, Sydney If you fancy heading to… More details

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    If you fancy heading to Australia's legendary Bondi Beach anytime soon, Paris Hilton is the lady to emulate, style-wise.

    She's pictured on holiday there in December 2006.

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    Lake Arrowhead, California Tori Spelling and Dean… More details

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    Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott's December 2010 holiday snap conjures up images of idyllic afternoon walks round the lake and evenings by a cabin fire.

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    Mauritius It's all about understated glamour for… More details

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    It's all about understated glamour for Amanda Wakeley at the Saint Geran Hotel in Mauritius in December 1999. The perfect winter holiday? We think so.

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    Klosters, Switzerland Prince William and Kate… More details

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    Prince William and Kate Middleton opt for a classic skiing venue with pristine slopes and restaurants aplenty, in March 2008.

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    Venice, Italy Brad Pitt and Venice are a match… More details

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    Brad Pitt and Venice are a match made in heaven, in February 2010. The movie star highlights the city as a fantastic family destination (he was accompanied by Angelina Jolie and their six children for the trip), as well as a couple's retreat.

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    Saint Barthélemy, French West Indies Shopping… More details

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    Shopping amid yachts is top of Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's agenda in December 2010. It's a fitting tribute to the wonders of the jewel in the French West Indies' crown.

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    Park City, Utah Bai Ling gets set to hit the… More details

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    Bai Ling gets set to hit the slopes in January 2006. As well as skiing, this location is in prime demand come January due to the annual Sundance Film Festival.

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    Park City, Utah Ashton Kutcher is another star… More details

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    Ashton Kutcher is another star who indulges in the dual charms of skiing and Sundance Film Festival, in January 2004.

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    Miami Beach, Florida Hayden Panettiere fits in… More details

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    Hayden Panettiere fits in perfectly with the sunny and laid-back setting of Miami beach, in December 2009.

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    South Beach, Miami Stacy Keibler (now George… More details

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    Stacy Keibler (now George Clooney's girlfriend) is the only excuse you need to pack your bags for Florida's South Beach.

    She's photographed there in December 2009.

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    Miami Beach, Florida Model Victoria Silvstedt is… More details

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    Model Victoria Silvstedt is another lady who sells the laid-back atmosphere of Miami well, in December 2009.

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    Verbier, Switzerland This February 2007 image of… More details

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    This February 2007 image of Princess Beatrice and her boyfriend Dave Clark could have come straight from the lid of a chocolate box. Yet another reason to head to Verbier this winter.

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    Turks & Caicos Islands, West Indies West Wing… More details

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    Turks & Caicos Islands, West Indies

    West Wing star Kristin Chenoweth has chosen possibly the most aspirational holiday destination of all, in January 2011. Endless sand, glistening sea and no-one else on the beach - is this for real?

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    La Colle-sur-Loup, France Rod Stewart and Penny… More details

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    La Colle-sur-Loup, France

    Rod Stewart and Penny Lancaster live the Mediterranean dream in November 2009. Who doesn't want to wile away winter days outside a cafe in southern France?

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