It's one thing for a palatial estate to brag scads of beachfrontage or eye-watering asks—and certainly many of these compounds tout those qualities as the least of their exorbitant features—but sometimes there's nothing to get the well-heeled vacationers into an over-priced rental quite like dropping a name. Whether Howard Hughes once owned the place or Bob Marley took solitude there, a rental with a star pedigree never has any qualms about asking, oh, $408K a week. Below, 32 choice rentals vying for the world's billionaires any way they can. If that means shouting "Edward Cullen" from the rooftops—well, then that's the just the real estate world we live in.
· All Renters Week 2013 posts [Curbed National]