Where do billionaires rest
Each of us dreamed of becoming a billionaire, at least once in a lifetime. Those who managed to achieve this, winning the jack-mouth in the lottery or just working hard, no longer need to dream. They can now afford to just enjoy life. We present a list of favorite places of rest billionaires according to the magazine Forbes.
In the period of active development, Carib Antigua has long been an outsider. Now this corner of the world has gained a reputation as a luxury island. Mansion buyers began buying property there, among them Giorgio Armani, Sir Richard Branson (Richard Branson), Oprah Winfrey, Timothy Dalton and Eric Clapton. The latter even has a private drug rehabilitation center on the island.
2. Sardinia, Italy
For many years, the Italian Prime Minister and the President of Sardinia, Renato Soru, could not come to a compromise in the matter of land development and development. The first wanted to expand the territory of his Villa Sertoza, adding 150 acres of playing field on the very north coast of the island. And the latter ordered not to carry out any more developments on the coastline. Berlusconi (Berlusconi) still created an artificial lagoon, added two pools, as well as an underwater entrance in the style of James Bond. And he classified the entire construction process as a “state secret”.
3. Wildcat Ridge, Colorado
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich (Roman Abramovich) loves the world’s best ski resort. He paid about $ 35 million for a 200-acre ranch in Wildcat Ridge near Aspin. His neighbors are now Jack Nicholson and Kevin Costner. It is a pity that they are not ardent football fans.
4. West Greenland
Remote from the rest of the world, a ski resort in western Greenland is Bill Gates’ favorite place when he wants to take a break from the African heat and charity.
5. St. Moritz, Switzerland
St. Moritz is not only the best ski resort in Switzerland, it is widely known all over the world. The resort is called “Champagne climate” for its dry air and bright sun, which shines 322 days a year. Not surprisingly, the billionaire Lakshmi Mittal (Lakshmi Mittal), settled here.
6. Ibiza, Spain
Thanks to the love of fashion (Gucci), art (Christie’s auction house) and even baggage (Samsonite), Pinault conglomerate has the largest capital in France. When Francois-Henri Pinault, the son of the founder of the empire, Francois Pinault, once wanted to retire to the then girlfriend Salma Hayek, they went to Ibiza. Soon after, the tabloids were full of pictures of a couple, relaxing with friends and family on the coast of Spain. By the way, now they are legally married and their daughter is growing up.
7. Penthouse Ty Warner (Ty Warner) at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York
Ty Warner made his fortune as the founder and sole owner of Ty Inc. – manufacturer of Binnie bears. He has acquired properties on various world-famous resorts, including the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito and Las Ventanas al Paraiso Resort in Cabo, Mexico. He also owns a penthouse at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York, with an area of more than 1,300 square meters, a ceiling height of more than 7 meters, and overlooking Manhattan at 360 degrees from the windows!
8. The yacht “Octopus”
According to some data, the annual cost of maintaining a mega-yacht is 10% of its original value. For Paul Allen (Paul Allen) with his nearly 130 meter “baby”, this means $ 20 million in costs each year. Microsoft co-founder knows how to handle money. This is a floating 5-star hotel with a swimming pool, a basketball court, a cinema, two helicopters, a submarine for 10 people, a dock for water scooters and a crew of 60 people.
9. Necker Island
Surrounded by the sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean, Necker’s private island is the epitome of wealth and fame. This paradise belongs to billionaire Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group. There are 101 flamingos on the island, and the team of aquatic sports coaches who live there constantly teach guests how to ride kites, kayaks and snorkeling. Celebrities who come here, as a rule, rent the whole island at once. Among them are such famous people as Jay-Z (Jay-Z), Mariah Carey (Mariah Carey) and Oprah Winfrey (Oprah Winfrey).