Every now and then, celebrities find time to take a break from their busy schedules.
For a guaranteed relaxing vacation away from the city, some celebrities already have their favorite resorts and beach islands in mind for their quick escape.
Apart from Boracay, which is currently undergoing a much-needed environmental makeover, here are other equally pristine travel destinations that celebrities love to head off to:
A celebrity-favorite for weddings and vacations, this private, members-only island resort is located at the eastern coast of Luzon.
Heart Evangelista is one of the exclusive club's frequent celebrity guests. Even though the GMA-7 star is scared of flying, she braves the 25-minute plane ride just to unwind at the picturesque seaside villas of Balesin.
Aside from Heart who got married at the resort, Coleen Garcia is also one of Balesin's latest celebrity brides.
Coleen and Billy Crawford exchanged wedding vows on April 20 earlier this year.
While it's not exactly a beach resort, The Farm at San Benito is anorhwe popular getaway destination among celebrities.
It is a "holistic wellness resort" located in Lipa, Batangas.
According to its official website, the resort is "only one of its kind the Philippines and among the most lauded in Asia and the world."
A sanctuary for most of our busiest stars, the wellness resort's services and treatments are a mix of western and eastern traditions.
Iza Calzado is one of its loyal patrons.
It was also at The Farm at San Benito where Aubrey Miles and Troy Montero shot their nude sunbathing photos, clearly enjoying their relaxing escape to paradise.
Palawan has always been a must-see place for locals and tourists alike, but among its gorgeous isles, Pamalican Island captivates the most.
Here in Pamalican nestles the famous celebrity hot spot, Amanpulo.
An hour away from Manila by air, the private island offers five-star accommodations.
Bea Alonzo is among the stars who recently flew to the luxury resort for quality family time.
Amanpulo also recently hosted one of the most memorable beach fashion events this year.
Stars such as Heart Evangelista, Lovi Poe, Juliana Gomez, and KC Concepcion flaunted their eye-catching beach ensembles to add more glitz and color to the island's verdant seascape.
With Boracay taking a breather, it was the islands of Siargao that filled in the void.
In recent months, beach-loving locals and celebrities raved about Siargao—so much so that director Paul Soriano wrote a love letter to the island through his Metro Manila Film Festival 2017 entry, Siargao.
Lovi Poe was one of the beach beauties spotted at the island.
Other celebrities, such as beauty queen Rachel Peters, are also opening their businesses there.
When it comes to international beach destinations, the Maldives is on top of everyone's lists.
The South Asian island offers some of the most pristine beaches that ocean lovers long to bask in.
Maja Salvador recently experienced her first solo trip at the coast of the Maldives.
Meanwhile, Diana Zubiri and husband Andy Smith celebrated their third wedding anniversary in the islands.
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