Summer Diaries: Where Bollywood Loves to Vacation

Destinations where B-town biggies are flocking for R&R this summer

Annabelle D’Costa

As summer temperatures soar, Bollywood’s favourite names are escaping the heat by chilling at some of the coolest vacation spots. While some of the B-town biggies are vacationing with their families and loved ones, others are on a solo quest for R&R; they are all giving us some major wanderlust goals. Destinations such as Mauritius and Maldives continue to be the go-to holiday spot for many celebrities, others are exploring destinations such as Ireland, Spain and Mexico. We scoured Instagram for some of the best celebrity vacation posts and here’s what we found.

Sonam Kapoor in Los Angeles, USA

The fashionista along with her husband Anand Ahuja vacationed in Los Angeles, California earlier some time. Sharing a throwback video from her recent travels, she is giving us an insider’s view into the city of angels.

Katrina Kaif in Maldives

Ahead of her film Bharat's trailer release, Katrina Kaif headed to the Maldives for a beach getaway-cum-workcation. While she soaked in the sun and enjoyed water sports by the beaches of the Maldives, her images are sure to be blamed for the rise in the temperature here!

Sara Ali Khan in New York

If you still haven’t yet picked your summer vacay spot, follow in the footsteps of young Sara Ali Khan and head to New York. Bollywood’s new-kid-on-the-block has been sharing pictures of her summer trip on her Instagram account— from running around the Brooklyn Bridge to walking through Central Park, she’s living it up in the Big Apple.

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor in Lake Como, Italy

Whether or not the rumour mill is to be believed about the impending nuptials, these two love birds are making the most of their European vacation. Taking a break from their busy schedules, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor set off to Lake Como before starting work on the fantasy film, Brahmāstra

Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar in Mexico

While Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar are yet to make their relationship official, their social media PDA-filled posts and getaways hint at the fact that they’re, indeed, a thing. Recently the two have broken the internet with their steamy beach romance pictures from their recent trip to Mexico.

Junior Bachchans in Maldives

The junior Bachchans, Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai along with daughter Aradhya are spending family time by the beaches of Maldives. Proof of the amazing time they’re having at the island nation are a series of envious pictures of the breathtaking view, their luxury suite, and their personalised bicycles. How we wish we could swap places with the Bachchans!

Malaika Arora in Maldives

The Maldives has clearly become the hottest summer holiday destination for Bollywood. And why not? From pristine beaches to long stretches of greenery, the Maldives boasts of everything you’re looking for on your next trip. Even if a quick getaway is what you’re looking for, simply take a cue from this water baby who’s giving us some serious #vacaygolas by partying all by herself at the pool.

Mira Rajput and Shahid Kapoor in Spain

In the tail end of April 2019, the young Kapoor family flew off to Spain for some time away from the city. Both, Mira and Shahid Kapoor took to Instagram to share pictures of their family vacation with kids Misha and Zain.

Yami Gautam in Dublin, Ireland

Yami Gautam was recently in Dublin, Ireland for the launch of the ‘World's first ever Continent based T20 cricket league - Euro T20 Slam’. Making the most of her time there, Gautam ended up doing a few touristy things such as exploring the place and learning of its rich history.

Arjun Rampal in Maldives

Actor-producer Arjun Rampal is currently blowing off some steam on the islands of Maldives along with his girlfriend Gabriella Demetriades, a South African model-actor. Last month the proud daddy-to-be had taken to Instagram to announce their pregnancy. Breaking the news to all, he wrote, “Blessed to have you and start all over again....thank you baby for this baby.”

Kriti Sanon in Goa and Turkey

With multiple projects on her plate—Panipat, Arjun Patiala and Housefull 4—Sanon decided to have a little me-time and headed straight to Goa and from there to Turkey. Posting pictures of the fun times she had with her girl gang in Goa, she wrote, “A much needed chilling time with my favourite girlsss!!💙💃Why didn’t we ever do this before?” Her trip to Antalya in Turkey was a rather intimate affair with girlfriend Ayesha Ahmad.

Nushrat Bharucha in Australia

Last seen in Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Nushrat Bharucha is currently spending her summer in Australia giving us all some #travelinpso. Pictures of her in a sizzling red bikini and glimpses from her first sky-diving experience are proof that she’s having the time of her life. 

Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi in Mauritius

To ring in their first anniversary, the couple headed to Mauritius with their daughter Mehr. The new parents took to Instagram to share pictures of their baby girl’s first trip abroad. In an interview with a daily, Dhupia had revealed that Mehr had gotten her passport when she turned a month old and travel plans were already in the making. 

Images: Instagram
Lead image conceptualised by Vartika Pahuja 


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