Mallorca has long been popular with the world's rich and famous, from Chopin and George Sand spending winter 1838-1839 in Valldemossa to the current A-listers from film, TV and fashion.
Crime novelist Agatha Christie was an early visitor – during the 1930s, she stayed up in Port de Pollença and wrote 'Problems at Pollensa Bay' from Hotel Illa d'Or. Just up the coast, Hotel Formentor was the place to be from the 1930s to the 1950s and can boast the names of Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Winston Churchill, Sir Peter Ustinov, Charles Chaplin and Edward Windsor amongst its former guests, as well as being the place where Grace Kelly and Prince Ranier III spent their honeymoon. Today, Pollença and Port de Pollença are more likely to see actor Tom Hiddleston or cyclist Bradley Wiggins in its pretty cafes as they enjoy holidays in the sun.
Puerto Portals is another hot spot for celebs in Mallorca, with a number of soap stars and TV presenters choosing to holiday here. Claire Sweeney, Steve McFadden, Anthea Turner and Richard Keyes all have either boats or homes here. Last year, famous visitors to this glitzy marina included Sharon Stone, Elizabeth Hurley, who opened a pop-up swimwear shop here, and the Spanish royal family
The most exclusive place for the rich and famous is probably Deià, on the west coast of Mallorca. This pretty town has been popular with artists since the 1950s and the exclusive La Residencia Hotel is a perennial favourite for many. From the late Princess Diana to Gwyneth Paltrow, Harrison Ford, Stephen Fry, Noel Gallagher, Sting and Heston Blumenthal, the list is endless. The town is particularly popular with musicians and artists – The Clash's bassist Paul Simonon owns a house in the area where he hosts incredible parties like his wife's 50th birthday last August, attended by Damon Albarn, Bobby Gillespie, Bob Geldof, Kate Moss, Sadie Frost and Liv Tyler.
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