Mark Zuckerberg Takes His Vacation Fantasies to South America

After spending Christmas in Vietnam, Zuckerberg has taken his crew to South America for the New Year and post-New Year's beach time

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After spending Christmas in Vietnam, Zuckerberg has taken his crew to South America for the New Year and post-New Year's beach time. While in Vietnam, Zuck went all out for his crew, even going so far as to create an Amazing Race-esque competition. And he certainly isn't slacking now, flying across hemispheres, vacationing in the Brazilian beach town Folorionopolis for New Year's and taking a luxurious extra 8 days at the Uruguay resort spot, Punta del Este.

Let's Travel in a Big American Pack

Coming down from Brazil, Zuckerberg, girlfriend Priscilla Chan and seven friends descended upon Punta del Este on Monday, reports El Pais. That substantial group joined already camped out friends, who had spent New Year's in Uruguay rather than Brazil. Then, on top of those 13 pals, Zuck has imported a chef, a cook, two maids, two bodyguards and security personnel. That brings the tally up to at least 20. We also hear, from El Paisfrienemy Sean Parker just arrived to the very same Uruguayan beach town. Perhaps Zuckerberg will have Parker over for a David Guetta DJ-ed party. Just so happens, Guetta also just got to Punta for a concert. And we know Zuck has an affinity for house music. His Spotify playlists told us so.

Let's Redecorate a House

Zuck has rented out a mysterious American businessman's Punta del Este beach-front vacation home. Said man won't be traveling down to the Southern Hemisphere to enjoy the summer heat, so he gave Zuck the rental for "thousands" of dollars. Sounds nice. But not nice enough! Zuck has decorated the house with his own furniture, sending away the old stuff, El Pais reports. He also had the animals sent away to a vet, for allergy purposes. And the house cleaned with "special products."

Let's Vacation While Everyone Else Works

We have this fantasy, too. We're jealous. Zuckerberg will spend 8 days beaching, while you're working and not-eating and going to the gym.

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