"Like many newlyweds, celebrity couples often want to go somewhere warm and tropical," said Elizabeth Graves, editor-in-chief of Martha Stewart Weddings. "But their need for privacy calls for an exclusive spot that offers a private villa or home to give them utter seclusion." According to Graves and wedding planner Alison Hotchkiss, these destinations are the most popular with the stars.
Pictured here is a beach on the 74-acre, Necker Island, owned by Sir Richard Branson, in the British Virgin Islands, just north of Virgin Gorda.
Referred to as the Maldive Islands, the Maldeves is an island nation in the Indian Ocean that's most noted for its variety of colorful coral reefs, and being home to 1,100 species of fish, 5 species of sea turtles, 21 species of whales and dolphins, and apparently the plenty of celebrity species as well. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes honeymooned on a yacht there.
Also referred to as St. Martin, it is a part Dutch and part French island located in the northeast Caribbean, approximately 150 miles southeast of Puerto Rico. Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher honeymooned there, as did Courteney Cox and David Arquette.
The Amalfi Coast is a scenic stretch of coastline on the southern coast of the Sorrentine Peninsula in the Province of Salerno in southern Italy. Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth recently honeymooned there, but they apparently didn't drink too much Limoncello, the lemon liqueur the region is famous for.
Seychelles, officially the Republic of Seychelles, is a 115-island country spanning in the Indian Ocean, located 1,500 kilometers east of mainland Africa, northeast of the island of Madagascar. And apparently the area is fit for royalty, as Prince William and Duchess Kate honeymooned on a private island there.
One of the most northern of the Caribbean Islands, Anguilla lies east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and directly north of Saint Martin. Orlando Bloom and Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr honeymooned there.
The U.S.'s 50th state is the only one made up entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, and is located in the central Pacific Ocean. Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green honeymooned in Hawaii, and the state counts famous names as regular visitors and fans, including the biggest "O" of all, Oprah Winfrey.
Barbra Streisand and James Brolin honeymooned on this Caribbean island, and Tiger Woods married Elin Nordegren there in 2004, where they spotted a blowfish -- Hootie and the Blowfish to be exact, who performed at their nuptials.
The bungalows of Bora Bora in French Polynesia are a popular celebrity getaway, and Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban honeymooned there.
Turks and Caicos
These gorgeous and obscure islands in the Caribbean Sea may be small, but they have housed some big names. Ben Affleck married Jennifer Garner at the Parrot Cay resort there, and the islands hosted Eva Longoria and Tony Parker's honeymoon.