updated 09/08/2003 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 09/08/2003 AT 01:00 AM EDT
Sunburn? Stretch marks? Puh-leeze. Six months after giving birth to second son Aurelius, Elle Macpherson (below) lounged on the Spanish island of Ibiza while Czech catwalker Karolina Kurkova blew kisses in Majorca, Spain.
Saint-Tropez, Aug. 18
Peace, love and power boats: The U2 frontman (center) took a spin on the French Riviera with wife Ali (left), bandmate the Edge and their longtime buddy, model Helena Christensen.
Saint-Tropez, Aug. 18
The tankinied Today queen soaked up the sun with Werner and daughters Ellie, 12, and Carrie, 7. Couric also also was spotted dining at Club 55, a trendy local restaurant.
BEYONCÉ & JAY-Z
Cap d'Antibes, France, Aug. 21
Looking before She leaped (left), the singer—who also made waves on a Jet Ski—appeared crazy in love aboard a yacht with her rapper boyfriend of more than a year. Ashore in Saint-Tropez, the couple grabbed drinks and lunch with Bono and Helena Christensen.
Bridgehampton, N.Y., Aug. 23
The mom of three (Michael, 6, Lola, 2, and Joaquin, 6 months, at left) says she devised a plan for keeping weekend trips to the beach simple: She bought each of the kids four sets of clothes and kept them at the family's rental house.
Sardinia, Italy, Aug. 5
The Italian comic can't swim, so he kept a raft aft while splashing near his house on the tiny island of Santa Maria.
SUSAN SARANDON & TIM ROBBINS
Santorini, Greece, Aug. 6
With their sons Miles, 11, and Jack, 14, and her daughter Eva Amurri, 18, on summer break, the couple passed up the Aegean to cool off by the pool at the Villa Vedema hotel. They also took a boat tour around the isle before heading to the Venice Film Festival.
Majorca, Aug. 17
Oh, Valentino's yacht again? As she did last August, the actress tooled around on her designer pal's luxury boat before returning to England to catch boyfriend Chris Martin perform with his band, Coldplay, at a music festival.
KATE MOSS & SADIE FROST
Saint-Tropez, Aug. 21
One week after a domestic-disturbance incident at the London house she once shared with soon-to-be-ex husband Jude Law, Frost (right) skirted the issue with her supermodel pal. Also joining them: Moss's boyfriend Jefferson Hack and Frost's new beau, music student Jackson Scott, 22.
SARAH FERGUSON & PRINCESS BEATRICE
Saint-Tropez, July 27
It's been an enviably busy summer for Fergie and her daughters, princesses Beatrice, 15, and Eugenie, 13, who followed up their French vacation with a stay in a family friend's villa in the Spanish resort of Sotogrande, where avid rider Beatrice competed in a polo tournament Aug. 22. The princesses also relaxed for a few days with dad Prince Andrew at the royal retreat in Balmoral, Scotland.
BRUCE WILLIS & DAUGHTERS
Portofino, Italy, Aug. 19
After making a splash (right) with Scout, 12, off their chartered yacht, Dad strapped on a snorkel. He also spent time souvenir shopping with Rumer, 15. (Daughter Tallulah, 9, was in tow too.)
Maria Eftimiades, Dimi Gaidatzi, Sara Hammel, Alec Marr, Ellen Tumposky