High life: A celebrity villa in Miami that you can rent for a week. Roberto Adrian

• Try the disappearing act at illusionist David Copperfield’s private island resort Musha Cay. Located in the Exuma chain of islands in the pristine waters of the southern Bahamas, just 45 minutes from Miami, the colonial English mansion features West Indian-style interiors, a 35-person staff, championship tennis courts, a private helicopter and scores of ocean activities. For up to 12 people, charges start at $37,500 (around Rs17.4 lakh) per day.

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• For a taste of the rock ‘n’ roll life—or not—consider Mick Jagger’s utterly serene, Japanese-style, four-bedroom residence on the island of Mustique, in the Grenadines. The hot tub, pool and croquet court add to the relaxed ambience of the dream villa where you can dine, eat, bathe and relax like a rock star. Rents start at $7,000 per week—but apparently not everyone with the greenbucks gets in: Jagger is said to screen each application himself.

To book any of these villas, and many others—including Ian Fleming’s Goldeneye Island in Jamaica, recently named one of the 25 sexiest places on the planet—visit www.luxuryescapes.in or call +91-9810728910.

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