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The 5 places the stars escape to for New Year's Eve


December 30, 2014
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Celebrities do everything in style and ringing in the new year is no different. Most jet away for a much needed vacation, whether they are seeking snow in Aspen or sun in the Caribbean. One thing though remains the same — it is always done with luxury. HELLO! tracks down where the stars will be vacationing to ring in 2015.

St. BartsWhen you want sunshine and exclusivity, only one place will do — St. Barts. During the holidays, there seems to be more famouspeople on the Caribbean island than non-famous people and it's easy to work out why. St. Bartsonly has a handful of small hotels including the Eden Rock. Others opt to rent a luxury villa or stay on a yacht.

The Eden Rock is the most famous and prestigious hotel on St. Barts

Stars including Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale areregulars on the island. Beyonce has even performed on New Year's Eve atthe Nikki Beach club in front of a crowd that included her husband, Jay Z,Usher, and Lindsay Lohan.

MiamiStars invade Miami most weekends, but New Year's Eve is a particularly hot time to be there — and we don't just mean the weather. “The stars loveMiami over New Year's as it’s the perfect combination of relaxation andpartying in a luxurious environment," Jared Shapiro, editor-in-chief of Miami’s Ocean Drive tells HELLO!. "Locals always say ‘We live where youvacation’ and for a few days the whole world gets to experience that."

The stars escape to Miami for the beach and the parties

Celebrities including Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Fall Out Boy, Becky G. and Fifth Harmonyare all flocking to the newly opened ThompsonMiami Beach this year for Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution.

AspenIf celebrities want to ski over the holiday, there’s only oneplace they go — Aspen. The Colorado town is a winter wonderland for snow sport enthusiasts or those who just want to drape themselvesin glamorous furs and shop the designer stores.

Mariah is one of many celebrity fans of beautiful and exclusive Aspen

New Year’s fans of the luxurysnow town include Mariah Carey, Goldie Hawn, Kate Hudson, Jack Nicholson andAntonio Banderas.

TulumCan Cameron Diaz, Demi Moore, Drew Barrymore and ReeseWitherspoon all be wrong? When these top actresses are looking for arejuvenating break, they head toTulum, Mexico.

The Amansala resort is set directly on the beautiful beach in Tulum

The powdery beaches mixed with the ancient ruins and rustic charmhas especially made Tulum a hotspot among celebrities and the fashion pack during the holidays. When in town, many stars combine their beach time withhealthy living at the Amansala resort, where they can opt for bootcamp and yoga classes on the beach.

Las VegasTo really live it up for New Year's Eve, the stars jet to Sin City. Celebrities including Heidi Klum, Megan Fox, Kim Kardashian and Jenny McCarthy flock to the opulent Palazzo hotel and Venetian resort to enjoy the over-sized suites.

The facade of the Venetian hotel at night where the stars go to play

Among countless celebrity parties this New Year's Eve, Drake will be performing with DJ Politik at Marquee at the Cosmopolitan Hotel.

Whichever city is for you, there will definitely be some of Hollywood's elite out and about.

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