MIAMI, JAN. 1 Jessica Alba proves she's a good catch while enjoying fun in the sun with friends.
ST. BART'S, DEC. 28 Work that itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny, string-tied bikini! Catherine Zeta-Jones flaunts her figure during a seaside stroll.
ST. BART'S, DEC. 31 Penélope Cruz spends the last day of 2006 crashing through the surf on her boogie board.
HAWAII, JAN. 1 Sen. Barack Obama ditches D.C. and talk of the 2008 election to make a splash of a different kind—in the Pacific—while enjoying New Year's Day with his family.
NEVIS, DEC. 24 Hugh Jackman (on vacation with his wife and two children) manages to look hot while chilling out in calm, kid-friendly waters.
NEW YEAR CHEER!
NEW YORK CITY, DEC. 31 Christina Aguilera belted it out for a full house—a packed Times Square—before partying at the Hudson Hotel with husband Jordan Bratman, who told PEOPLE her performance was "wonderful."
ASPEN, DEC. 31 Heidi Klum and husband Seal headed for the hills for New Year's, where they celebrated Seal's Golden Globe nomination for his song "A Father's Way" at a bash at the Little Nell's Sundeck Restaurant.
LAS VEGAS, DEC. 31 Pam Anderson gives Usher a New Ear's Eve nibble at Tao at the Venetian, where Anderson led the countdown to midnight while Usher sang his hit "Yeah!"
SOUTH BEACH, DEC. 31 With only a few minutes to go until 2007, Lindsay Lohan, Kelly Rowland and Queen Latifah hit the stage at the Delano Hotel, where Lohan led a slightly miscalculated countdown. "I don't have a watch," she explained. "It doesn't match my dress!"
SANTA MONICA, DEC. 30 Gwen Stefani and 7-month-old son Kingston have a galloping good time during a family playdate (Dad Gavin Rossdale watched proudly from the sidelines) at the Santa Monica Pier.
ASPEN, DEC. 28 Practical Schmactical! Jennifer Lopez doesn't let little things like snow and ice stop her from wearing stiletto boots.
VENICE BEACH, CALIF., DEC. 27 Teri Hatcher and actor-director boyfriend Stephen Kay bundle up for a bike ride along the boardwalk.
DUBLIN, DEC. 27 U2's Bono and wife Ali Hewson link arms to watch horse races at a chilly Leopardstown Christmas Festival.
LONDON, DEC. 28 Eva Longoria, who hosted the opening of Harrods department store's annual winter sale, is the cream of the crop in a short off-white Jasmine Di Milo coat (Di Milo's dad is Harrods honcho Mohamed Al Fayed).
MIAMI BEACH, DEC. 31 Entourage's Adrian Grenier sails into 2007 at Hotel Victor, where he performed with his band, the Honey Brothers.