10 Top Athletes’ Super Luxe Getaways Slideshow

Where some of sports’ favorite stars go to get away from it all

Tom Brady: El Dorado Golf and Beach Club

Any resort that can turn a highly accomplished, much-praised NFL quarter back into a giggling girl zooming down a waterslide is good enough for us. The El Dorado Golf and Beach Club is a semi-private luxury resort in Los Cabos, Mexico with casitas and villas that sell for more than $2 million a pop. For that kind of fee, Tom Brady and his supermodel wife, Gisele, can golf (on a course designed by Jack Nicklaus), hit the full-service spa, laze by one of the multiple pools or on the private beach, and dine on authentic Mexican cuisine anywhere on the property that they'd like.

Kris Humphries: Four Seasons Resort, Santa Barbara

Being a professional athlete is lucrative, but being part of the Kardashian clan as well takes it to the next level. Kris Humphries and his new wife, Kim Kardashian, were spotted luxuriating at the Four Seasons Santa Barbara. Basic rooms there start at more than $400/night, but we doubt they'd slum it in a room with just one king bed. Booking a room gives you access to all-inclusive culinary activities like the Moveable Feast Picnic or the Farmers Market-to-Fork Culinary Experience, which combines a market tour with a hands-on cooking class.

Ron Artest: Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

We have one guess for where Ron Artest (er, Metta World Peace) will be nursing his wounds after being kicked off of "Dancing with the Stars" in round one the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. One of LA's many hubs of hobnobbing, the Roosevelt Hotel is the perfect hangout for NBA players with no season to look forward to and Artest has been spotted there more than once. With rooms starting around $450/night, the hotel is known best for its nightlife: there are five bars in the hotel and the lobby gets plenty of spillover from each.

Alex Rodriguez: W Hotel South Beach

A-Rod has a few reasons to really splurge on hotel stays. Not only is he an athlete with a very disposable income, but hes always got a new girlfriend to impress. His latest (though tabloid reports of their breakup are rampant) is Cameron Diaz and they were spotted laughing, lounging, and indulging at the swanky W Hotel in South Beach earlier this year. All W Hotels coax guests to truly let their hair down and enjoy the finer things, but the South Beach property boasts a Mr. Chow and the lush and romantic Grove Bar. At more than $3000/night for a suite, we are sure that A-Rod and Diaz took advantage of every last water sport and spa service offered on-site.

David Beckham: Hotel Principe di Savoia Milano

David Beckham just seems to ooze luxury, so it came as no surprise (ok, maybe a little when we saw the price tag) to find that he likes to rest his head at the Hotel Principe di Savoia Milano. Who can be expected to bend a ball like he can without yards of satin, Venetian mirrors, and marble floors in an opulent suite? Victoria seems to be fond of the hotel, as well, and when she comes to stay, the two are sure to mix and mingle in the Principe Bar or Il Salotto the ornate lobby bar.

Maria Sharapova: Fontainebleau Resort, Miami

When she's not shrieking her way through Grand Slams, Maria Sharapova heads back to where it all started Florida. Having cut her teeth at the famed Bollettieri Tennis Academy, were sure she has plenty of friends she could stay with around Miami. But for a cool $700/night for a one-bedroom suite, Maria chooses to stay at the Fontainebleau Resort and has access to eight dining options on the property from Scarpetta to Fresh (a gelateria and snack bar), two bars, two nightclubs, a full-service spa, and private poolside cabanas.

Eli and Peyton Manning: Huntley Hotel, Santa Monica

Call us crazy, but it seems a little hard to put pro football players and boutique hotels in the same sentence, but indeed the Manning brothers have both been spotted booking rooms at Santa Monica's Huntley Hotel. Modern, sleek, and gorgeous, this is a boutique hotel with all the trimmings, including a stunning rooftop restaurant bar with overwhelming views of Santa Monica Beach. For $600/night minimum for a suite, the Manning brothers can take a load off in Frette bathrobes or in their hotel-arranged chauffeured car.

Andy Roddick: Four Seasons Resort, Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of a handful of destinations where whether you go big or go on a budget, you'll come back with great pictures and amazing memories. But if you're Andy Roddick, those memories come easier at the Four Seasons Costa Rica than they do at, say, a hostel or home-stay. Sitting along a beautiful, rugged coastline, the hotel is a multi-sensorial paradise with sweeping views from every room in the hotel, four restaurants that serve everything from local to continental cuisine, a 10,000-square-foot pool, a golf course, and four tennis courts where Roddick can practice that head-spinning serve.

Lance Armstrong: Shore Club South Beach

With two infinity pools, Skybar, Nobu, and poolside food and drink service, there are plenty of good reasons for Lance Armstrong to have been spotted at the Shore Club South Beach. A serious people-watching scene and a serene, decked-out spa are added bonuses. Regular suites cost around $600/night, but the more coveted poolside bungalows will run the cyclist more than $1000/night.

Roger Federer: The Carlyle Hotel, New York

With two infinity pools, Skybar, Nobu, and poolside food and drink service, there are plenty of good reasons for Lance Armstrong to have been spotted at the Shore Club South Beach. A serious people-watching scene and a serene, decked-out spa are added bonuses. Regular suites cost around $600/night, but the more coveted poolside bungalows will run the cyclist more than $1000/night.