Yourtime 18 Friday, 26 June 2009 London Lite Celebrity hotspot Larnaca, Cyprus WHO Peter Andre licks his wounds with family time in Cyprus. WHY GO To escape a messy break-up amid the glorious ruins of this sleepy town. THE VIBE All the pros of your favourite holiday beach destination, minus the cons of high prices and hordes of tourists. BEST FOR Beaches, the Ayios Lazaros church. WHERE TO STAY Rent a house or apartment for your stay, from 44 a night for a double in a 19th-century house with a pool. agrotourism.com.cy WHERE TO EAT Sample Cypriot cuisine and taverna plates at Militzis (00 357 24 65 58 67), which is hugely popular with locals. Dishes start at 5. WHAT TO DO Explore the ruins of ancient Kition in the north-west, where temples date back to the 13th century BC. SOMETHING DIFFERENT Divers should check out the wreck of the Zenobia, which sank less than 30 years ago off the harbour. TOP TIP The annual Summer Festival takes place in July, brimful of cultural activities including music, dance, opera and more. HOW TO GET THERE Luton to Larnaca for 180.37. monarch.co.uk FIND OuT MORE discoverlarnaca.com JENNIFER BARTON Break-up break: Peter Andre, with son Junior, relaxes in Larnaca hIT lEO ANd lI-lOs FAvOuRITE Following thestars toPalm Springs P alm SpringS, only two and a half hours drive east of los angeles, has been a getaway for Hollywood darlings since the Fifties when Frank Sinatra and Elizabeth Taylor partied there. These days leo DiCaprio, Will Ferrell, russell Brand, Orlando Bloom and lindsay lohan are all fans of its kitsch quirks and consistently high temperatures. This is the town where angelina and Brad chose to come out when they posed for that infamous spread in W magazine. its also where robert Downey Jr was arrested on drug charges in 2000 and is the only city in the world where the mayors official motto is: life = Fun. ACEHOTEL in FEBruary, americas hippest hotel chain, ace, opened its third outlet -- the ace Hotel & Swim Club in palm Springs. and, by my reckoning, it could be the coolest hotel in the northern hemisphere, from its kooky tipi-style rooms (doubles from 60, acehotel.com) to the skateboard- ing waiters whisking vodka-infused snow cones poolside and a glittering clientele that includes Drew Barrymore. ace, a converted motel with 180 rooms, has the vibe of a hippy-chic commune -- patios are shared, with open fires and barbecues. Simply waking up there is a novel experience. On my first day, the sun streams in through my canvas tent-style curtains, making me feel like a child on a camping trip. im giggling before brekkie -- which is at aces restaurant, Kings Highway, a converted roadside diner with leather booths and lashings of charm. The spicy chilaquiles (mexican-style eggs with chorizo, 5.50) and toast with home- mulched strawberry jam are an ideal way to start your day. POOLSIDEPOSING aT lunCHTimE, the pool is the place to be. Sunloungers have adjustable round by leo bear Printed on100% recycled paper with inkthat doesnt comeoff onyour hands 2 index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html48.html49.html50.html51.html