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Google camp guests Harry Styles, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom,Leonardo DiCaprio and Bradley Cooper

A select group of billionaire businessman, world famous pop stars, doyennes of design and Hollywood A-listers have once again descended upon the ancient Greek city of Selinunte for Google Camp.

The annual event is once again in full swing, with private planes and megayachts shuttling guests Harry Styles, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom, Stella McCartney, Barry Diller and Diane Von Furstenberg, Gayle King, Leonardo DiCaprio and Bradley Cooper to the Verdura Resort in Sicily.

And as per tradition, guests on Monday enjoyed dinner and a concert under the stars in the ruins of the Temple of Hera on the island.

Cars could be seen taking guests to the bacchanal bash, where Google decided to disperse Jeff Koons’ orbs throughout the ancient archaeological ruins.

DailyMail.com obtained photos of the guests heading to the event, including Bloom and Perry, who rode with their new friends Diller and Von Furstenberg and Styles with his mates Jeff Azoff and Ben Winston.

 

Lil’ Yachty: Google Camp kicked off in Sicily, with guests flocking to the ancient Greek city of Selinunte on the Italian island (Katy Perry heading to Barry Diller’s boat Eos after vacationing on David Geffen’s Rising Sun)

Drivin' in the street, hold onto the seat: Harry Styles, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom (above with Diller heading to the Temple of Hera on Monday), Stella McCartney, Barry Diller and Diane Von Furstenberg, Gayle King, Leonardo DiCaprio and Bradley Cooper were all at the Verdura Resort in Sicily

Drivin’ in the street, hold onto the seat: Harry Styles, Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom (above with Diller heading to the Temple of Hera on Monday), Stella McCartney, Barry Diller and Diane Von Furstenberg, Gayle King, Leonardo DiCaprio and Bradley Cooper were all at the Verdura Resort in Sicily

Bugatti boys: Styles eas behind the wheel of the luxury car while driving with his mates Jeff Azoff and Ben Winston (above) to the Temple

Bugatti boys: Styles eas behind the wheel of the luxury car while driving with his mates Jeff Azoff and Ben Winston (above) to the Temple 

Deity: On Monday night there was a dinner at the ruins of the Temple of Hera with a performance from Rosalie (DVF at the Temple on Monday)

Deity: On Monday night there was a dinner at the ruins of the Temple of Hera with a performance from Rosalie (DVF at the Temple on Monday)

Ciao bella: Google Camp guests are encouraged to bring their families, just like at the Allen & Company conference in Idaho that runs a few weeks prior, and there is no shortage of activities (Rosealie performs last night)

Ciao bella: Google Camp guests are encouraged to bring their families, just like at the Allen & Company conference in Idaho that runs a few weeks prior, and there is no shortage of activities (Rosealie performs last night)

Gingham style: Rosalie (above) posted a photo of herself at the swank Verdura Resort (above) getting ready for her performance

Gingham style: Rosalie (above) posted a photo of herself at the swank Verdura Resort (above) getting ready for her performance

Diller later posted photos of his longtime partner at the event and of singer Rosalia performing on stage. 

Google Camp guests are encouraged to bring their families, just like at the Allen & Company conference in Idaho that runs a few weeks prior, and there is no shortage of activities.

The resort boasts two 18-hole golf courses, a tennis academy and one of the largest spa complexes in all of Europe on its over one mile of private coastline.

There are a number of suites and private rooms as well as three villas for guests to stay after arriving by sea or air in a helicopter.

Those villas look out on to individual pools as well as the property’s massive infinity pool and stunning private beach, filled with imported white sand, a jetty and even a small carpet to take pampered stars into the crystal blue ocean waters.

There is also a dock for all the yachts that have set anchor.

Luxury mega yacht the Andromeda, which is owner by billionaire Kiwi Graeme Hart has been spotted just off shore, as has Barry Diller’s sailing vessel Eos.  

David Geffen’s Rising Sun did swing by briefly on Monday tio drop off Perry and Bloom, but then continued on it way up the Italian coast. 

‘All the hotel staff and security have to sign non-disclosure agreements and it’s an incredibly secure complex so no one can reveal anything about what goes on behind closed doors,’ a source told DailyMail.com.

‘It’s an annual event here so it’s more than their job’s worth.’ 

There are buses to herd guests around as well as luxury automobiles, and the helicopter pad has been a hotbed of activity since Sunday.

Google’s billionaire founders hold the opulent event set in a valley of olive groves close to Sciacca on the island of Sicily, inviting the world’s wealthiest business leaders and tech gurus to discuss issues such as human rights and the internet.

After morning sessions, afternoons are free for guests to relax around the complex and spa, with trips around the coast, to local wineries and to tourist hot spots on offer.

On the final night, Google spends close to $100,000 renting the 2,500-year-old Valley of the Temples ruins for a concert and sit-down meal, with Sting performing there last summer.

This year, that event was on the first night. 

Details are scarce about this year’s event, which will be held in the Greek ruins of Selinunte on the island, as the itinerary for guests is hidden away on a password-protected webpage.

It is also urged that no one post on social media, though last year Geffen did post a pic of guests on his yacht, including Oprah Winfrey, Diane Sawyer and Dasha Zhukova.

 

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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