Details On Britney & Mel’s Costa Rican Getaway
First Published: May 18, 2008 4:14 PM EDT Credit: AP
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- As reported yesterday on AccessHollywood.com, Britney Spears and Mel Gibson flew to Costa Rica on Thursday. And now, more details have surfaced about the celebrity pair’s getaway.
Britney, Mel, Brit’s father (Jamie Spears) and Mel’s wife (Robyn Moore) landed at San Jose’s main airport on Thursday, and when they get off the plane, the pop star hid herself under an umbrella to hide from photographers, according to the Costa Rican newspaper Al Dia.
From there, the trio boarded a private jet to one of Gibson’s reported several homes in the country, in the northwest beach region of Guanacaste.
A source in Costa Rica told Access Hollywood that all of the immigration details were handled aboard the second plane, so that the celebrities could avoid going into the terminal.
Costa Rica’s Al Dia newspaper originally reported that they were heading to the Nosara airport on the Nicoya peninsula, directly west of San Jose. Mel owns a 163-hectare cattle ranch in Samara, near Nosara, which he reportedly purchased in 2007 for $25.8 million. The property is located in an area of outstanding natural forest and beautiful beaches.
Meanwhile, La Nacion (Costa Rica’s largest newspaper), reported that their entire party is actually in Esterones, Guanacaste.
Mel’s home in Guanacaste could be Gibson’s third home in the country; he also reportedly has a residence in Escazu, a wealthy suburb of San Jose.
According to a report in People, Mel and Britney are, “just going away for a few days to relax.”
Stay tuned to AccessHollywood.com all weekend for updates on Brit & Mel’s Costa Rican getaway.
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