Islands of Love: 9 celebrity couples who honeymooned in the Seychelles
One of the beaches on North Island popular among celebrity on honeymoon. (Gerard Larose, Seychelles Tourism Board )
1. Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston
The once golden couple honeymooned at a luxurious resort on Fregate Private Island after their wedding in 2000. (Obviously it didn’t last.) Named after the local Fregate bird, the paradise island is for those seeking a unique experience. A sanctuary of clear waters, shimmering white beaches, and endemic birds offers a haven of tranquility and privacy.
|pitt_aniston their instagram account since back in the days. Photo License: All Rights Reserved|
2. Prince William and Duchess Kate
Royal couple Prince William and Duchess Kate of Cambridge spent 10 days on North Island after their wedding in April 2011. The country did its best to give the couple their privacy despite massive media interests from the UK tabloids.
|The Royals released this adorable family pic to celebrate their first Christmas as a foursome. Credit: Chris Jelf / PA Wire/Press Association Images . Photo License: All Rights Reserved|
3. Ronan Keating and Storm Uechtritz.
Ronan Keating whisked wife Storm Uechtritz to private resort island of Fregate in 2015. The lovebirds enjoyed many Seychelles’ sunsets on the magical island. Deep sea fishing was one of their favourite activity on the island.
|Honeymooners Ronan Keating and Australian model Storm Uechtritz, who has already proudly adopted the Keating surname on her Instagram account, caught eleven fish on their fishing trip while staying on the Seychelles private island resort of Fregate. (Ronan Keating/Instagram) Photo License: All Rights Reserved|
4. George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin
North Island of the Seychelles archipelago was the perfect honeymoon location for this power couple after their Venice wedding in 2014. North Island is a haven for endemic species. It is cradled by powdery-white beaches kissed by the clear blue ocean.
|Walking to the jetty of their waiting water taxi in Venice, the newlyweds looked utterly in love as they held hands. Credit: PA Photos . Photo License: All Rights Reserved|
5. Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade
The couple spent the last leg of their honeymoon on beautiful North Island after their wedding in August 2015. The couple spent almost three weeks in exotic locations, first stopping in the Maldives, then going on a safari and mingling with the Masai on the plains of the Serengeti in Tanzania.
|Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade on their wedding day (Instagram) Photo License: All Rights Reserved|
6. Nicky Hilton and James Rothschild
The younger sister of well-known socialite Paris Hilton and husband James Rothschild hopped to the Seychelles islands for the last leg of their honeymoon after a safari in Botswana.The couple who got married in 2015 is believed to have stayed at the exclusive North Island private resort.
|You may kiss the bride: James and Nicky share a kiss outside Kensington Palace, where they got married. (Nicky Hilton/Instagram) Photo License: All Rights Reserved|
7. Salma Hayek and Francois-Henri Pinault
After a wedding ceremony in Venice in 2009 Salma Hayek and French husband Francois-Henri Pinault travelled to North Island Resort for their honeymoon. Three granite peaks enclose the island’s lush forests. The calm and serene island is the ideal place for honeymooners.
|Salma Hayek and Francois-Henri Pinault at a premiere in Paris. Credit: PA Photos . Photo License: All Rights Reserved|
8. Sir Paul McCartney and Heather Mills
Former Beatles member Sir Paul McCartney took his wife Heather Mills for their honeymoon in the cluster of islands in the western Indian Ocean in 2002. The couple stayed on Fregate Private Island. (This one didn’t last either.)
|Paul McCartney and Heather Mills wed in 2002 and divorced six years later. Photo License: All Rights Reserved|
9. Jermaine Pennant and Alice Goodwin
The former English Premier League footballer whisked his new wife to a secret island of the archipelago in 2014. The couple managed to keep their honeymoon nest a secret.
|Pennant and Goodwin on their wedding day (Instagram/Alice Goodwin) Photo License: All Rights Reserved|