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Stay in the luxury homes that have hosted Beyonce, Rihanna and Emma Stone

After completing her hit album Work in January 2016, singer Rihanna chose the Paul Mitchell Estate in Oahu, Hawaii as the perfect place to unwind.

This seven-bedroom beachfront resort is modelled on a Polynesian village and features traditional carved wood architecture, a saltwater lagoon-style pool, coconut groves and stunning views on to the Pacific Ocean.

Unlike most Polynesian villages, however, the £4,924-a-night Paul Mitchell Estate also boasts a gym, a Japanese bathhouse and a meditation pond.

Pop star Britney Spears spent Valentine's Day at the Malibu Dream Escape villa, a secluded oasis in California which offers uninterrupted views of the Pacific Ocean and glimpses of "surfers, kite surfers, dolphins, and even the whales".

Done out in a Mediterranean style, this five-bedroom property includes a gym, hot tub and a built-in music system. It is valued at $30m (£24m), but it can be yours for a night for the slightly less princely sum of £6,154.

What do Beyonce and Justin Bieber have in common? They have both in this San Francisco hillside villa, an achingly-stylish glass-fronted home with thoroughly contemporary clean edges and minimalist interiors designed by Noah Cross Architects.

A one-night stay will currently set you back £8,206 and for that, you can enjoy the views from the infinity pool, before being pampered in the spa or kicking back with a drink at the bar. The villa also has a kitchen with five ovens, designed for entertaining on a grand scale.

Beyonce and Bieber might go for the modern look, but Mariah Carey was looking for old-school extravagance on the Italian leg of her Sweet Fantasy tour. She found it at the Villa Napoleone I, once home to opera composer Vincenzo Bellini.

This luxurious property on the banks of Lake Como boasts a private dock, 12th-century belltower and no fewer than 11 fountains in its sprawling grounds.

Meanwhile, opulent interiors recall the property's 18th-century roots, but with modern touches that would have completely confounded Bellini, including a home cinema, cocktail bar and two playrooms.

A night's stay in the historic lakeside mansion will cost £9,118.

Tromvik Lodge, which lies on a remote island off Norway's northern coast, might be at the more modest end of the luxury scale - available to rent at £305 a night - but it can claim the most blue-blooded guest.

Prince Harry is said to have brought girlfriend Meghan Markle here earlier this year to see the Northern Lights.

The cosy lodge's secluded surroundings were perfect for the privacy-loving Prince. It also comes with its own sauna, hot tub and wood-burning stove for romantic nights in.

In Hawaii to film Aloha, Oscar-winning actress Emma Stone chose the Diamond Head villa for her green room, a four-bedroom home at the foot of the dormant volcano of the same name.

Built using natural wood and stone to reflect local traditional styles, the £3,282-a-night property is a true island paradise, surrounded by vibrant tropical gardens.

Amenities include a heated pool surrounded by an outdoor lounge, a spa and, in case Stone hadn't had enough of films after a day on set, a private cinema.

To celebrate his brother's stag do in May 2016, Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul hired out the Alpine Sanctuary ski lodge in Park City, Utah.

The luxury lodge, which can be hired for £8,206 per night, hosts up to 11 guests in six bedroom suites and in addition to a private wine cellar and outdoor jacuzzi, it features table football, table tennis, billiards and a private cinema. It's not hard to see why Paul chose it for a boys' weekend away.

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