Scores of high profile Hamptonites will enjoy the New Year on Caribbean beaches or at the world’s most elegant ski resorts in 2014.
Madonna will be joining Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti in their posh Gstaad chalet. Harvey Weinstein and wife Georgina Chapman will also be making the scene at the ritzy resort. Southampton socialite Caroline Lieberman is likely to be hitting the slopes there as well.
Designer Dennis Basso and husband Michael Comminotto, Tory Burch, Nicole Miller, Goldie Hawn and Daisy Soros have all opted for Aspen, where Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon spent Christmas with their kids.
Heading for the warmer climes of Turks & Caicos are Jon Bon Jovi and wife Dorothea and the Cinema Society’s Andrew Saffir and partner Daniel Benedict.
Meanwhile, Katie Couric, Demi Moore and Bergdorf Goodman honcho Linda Fargo will be soaking up the rays in Mexico.
St. Barth’s — for many stars the only destination for the holidays — will still boast a few of the biggest yachts and the celeb factor for which it is known. Paul McCartney and wife Nancy Shevell and polo-playing magnate Peter Brant and his super-model wife Stephanie Seymour will be adding to the glam factor on the tiny island, despite the fact that several of the bigger party throwers — Roman Abromovich and Ron Perelman – will be berthing their yachts elsewhere.