Every 'Real Housewives' Vacation Destination Ever, Ranked by Most Dramatic Moment

The level of luxury can only be exceeded by the level of crazy

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NO DRAMA ON THIS TRIP

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The life of a Housewife is stressful. White parties, charity galas, jewelry line launches … So much tension! So much drama! That's why the vacation episode was born, complete with penthouse suites and spa retreats. The only caveat? They're accompanied by the very same women whose problems with each other have caused the stress to begin with. Here, we present a comprehensive guide to every glamorous Housewives vacation destination, ranked by order of insanity.

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44. LONDON (RHONY, SEASON 5)

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The Digs: The Penthouse Suite at the May Fair Hotel, which boasts a lounge with a fireplace and home cinema system, dining room, kitchen, two bedrooms and "limestone egg bath and illuminated rain shower." Rates for a standard suite average at £2,080 (over $3,000), so we can only imagine what the penthouse goes for…
The Drama: Literally none. Sonja saves us all from a boredom coma by submerging her face in a bidet. STRESS LEVEL: 1

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43. SAN DIEGO (RHOC, SEASON 3)

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The Luxury Collection® Hotels & Resorts

The Digs: The U.S. Grant Hotel two-story Presidential Suite, complete with a living room, dining room, full bar and infinity whirlpool tub. Rates average around $1,800 per night
The Drama: Nothing to see here – Tamra and Vicki's friendship is budding so hard that they smooch while whooping it up in the club. Ahh, simpler times. STRESS LEVEL: 1

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42. MANILA, PHILIPPINES (RHOA, SEASON 7)

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The Digs: The Farm at San Benito, a serene resort about 90 miles from the capital. More of a detox retreat, the property has its own organic garden, which is used for the preparation of (raw) meals. The Narra Villa, where Cynthia stayed, goes for $715 per night and boasts a deep tub, private pool and private terrace
The Drama: The episode is called "Drama Detox," and, shockingly, it stayed true to its name: NeNe is absent from the trip, and everyone agrees that's the reason all loud noises are kept to a minimum. Bloop! STRESS LEVEL: 1

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41. ITALIAN CRUISE (RHONJ, SEASON 2)

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The Digs: They started off in Venice and then boarded the grandiose Costa Deliziosa cruise ship
The Drama: Since Danielle isn't invited, there's no table flipping or accusations of prostitution. Joe does, however, get mad at Teresa for shopping too much, which is basically the Jersey equivalent of Kramer making a goofy entrance into Jerry's apartment. STRESS LEVEL: 2

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40. SAN ANTONIO (RHOC, SEASON 6)

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Bravo

The Digs: The Emily Morgan Hotel, aka "the official hotel of the Alamo," where rooms are under $200 per night
The Drama: Other than wearing bedazzled, oversize cowboy hats and cruising around in a Hummer limo, the women's behavior is largely inoffensive – though Peggy briefly gets upset with Alexis over who has bigger lips. STRESS LEVEL: 2

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39. LAS VEGAS (RHOC, SEASON 4)

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Bravo

The Digs: The

Red Rock Resort's $5,500-per-night Presidential Suite, complete with an eight-person Jacuzzi, full bar and pool table

The Drama: Vicki takes issue with Gretchen's signature drink being a dirty martini with blue cheese-stuffed olives because that is also her favorite drink. STRESS LEVEL: 2

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38. LAS VEGAS (RHOBH, SEASON 1)

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Hardwood Suite

The Digs: The Palms Casino Resort Hardwood Suite, a 10,000-sq.-ft. space with five beds, three-and-a-half bathrooms, a pool table, butler service, a lounge with a dance floor and an indoor basketball court. All yours for $25,000 per night.
The Drama: Not a lot. Camille feels like an outsider, while Taylor shows a piece of cotton candy a really good time. STRESS LEVEL: 3

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37. FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (RHOC, SEASON 5)

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Bravo

The Digs: The W Hotel, where nightly rates are $400 - $1,000
The Drama: Vicki, who planned the getaway, is irritated that some of the ladies brought their men along on a girls trip, thus impeding her ability to fully whoop it up. STRESS LEVEL: 3

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36. ATLANTIC CITY (RHONJ, SEASON 6)

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The Digs: The now-shuttered Revel Casino
The Drama: Considering that this was an extra bonus vacation that aired on the post-season "Secrets Revealed" special (aka stuff that was too snoozy for a real episode), it actually brings a fun fight in which twins Teresa and Nicole are furious that Amber did not wait for them to go to the casino (which, as a reminder, is in their hotel). STRESS LEVEL: 4

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35. SAN FRANCISCO (RHOC, SEASON 5)

35. SAN FRANCISCO (RHOC, SEASON 5)

The Digs: The Hotel Vitale's Landmark Terrace Suite, where nightly rates average a little over $1,000
The Drama: Alexis and Vicki get into a spat during lunch; Vicki declares it "Gang Up on Vicki Day." And that's how that holiday was born. STRESS LEVEL: 4

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34. BIMINI, BAHAMAS (RHOM, SEASON 2)

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Bimini Bay Resort

The Digs: The Bimini Bay Resort, a beachside casino now called Resort World Bimini, with rooms starting at $159 per night
The Drama: Did Lea's gala legitimize Marysol's business, or did Marysol's business legitimize Lea's gala? A classic chicken-egg scenario. Either way, it ends with a tearful make-up, which is why it's so far down this list. STRESS LEVEL: 4

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33. GREENOUGH, MONTANA (RHONY, SEASON 6)

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Bravo

The Digs: An ultimate glamping experience in America's most underrated state at The Resort at Paws Up, luxury ranch homes with nightly rates ranging from $1,400 - $3,000
The Drama: Given the desolate setting and insane cast of characters, not as much as you'd expect. Heather and Kristen get into a tiff over the word "bossy," or something. STRESS LEVEL: 4

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32. DUBAI (RHOBH, SEASON 6)

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Atlantis, The Palm; Inset: Bravo

The Digs: Atlantis, The Palm – an opulent resort and waterpark in one. Sleep with the fishes (literally) in the "underwater" suite (where Eileen stayed), which averages at $8,000 per night, or shell out the real bucks for the Royal Bridge suite, which goes for a whopping $35,000. Kyle called that one, obvs.
The Drama: "A" for effort, but trying to figure out who is mad at whom and why on this trip is as perplexing as the elasticity of Lisa Rinna's hair. Yolanda's Lyme disease seems to be the crux of everyone's issues, and she isn't even there! As with many vacations, it serves as a microcosm of the mood of the season as a whole – confusing. STRESS LEVEL: 4

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31. OJAI, CALIFORNIA (RHOBH, SEASON 3)

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Casa Elar

The Digs: Casa Elar the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, a five-bedroom gated home with a private pool and spa that will run you $10,000 a night
The Drama: A young Brandi tells Adrienne to "shut the f— up" at dinner, which elicits shocked looks across the table. By the end of Brandi's run on the series, this may as well have been her opening tagline. STRESS LEVEL: 5

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30. PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (RHONJ, SEASON 3)

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

The Digs: The Hard Rock Hotel, where nightly rates average $400 - $2,000 (if you want the Presidential Suite)
The Drama: Kathy insults Teresa's mothering skills and business sense; Teresa, naturally, gets mad. The incident is overshadowed by Teresa's comically oversize hat. STRESS LEVEL: 5

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29. LAS VEGAS (RHOA, SEASON 5)

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The Digs: Planet Hollywood Resort, where Britney Spears and Jennifer Lopez both reside. Standard rooms are $160 per night, with suites costing upwards of $1,000
The Drama: The ladies play "Everyone Write a Question and Put It in a Bowl and Then We'll Go Around and Answer Them," which is not a real game but provides a perfectly natural segue for Kenya to bring up her issues with Phaedra: "What do you do when someone you thought was your friend initially hurts you and then pretends it never happens?" Minor screaming ensues. Why, what do you and your friends do in Vegas? STRESS LEVEL: 5

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28. TAHITI (RHOC, SEASON 10)

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Maneuver Suite Resort

The Digs: Manaya Suite Resort, where you can get a deluxe suite for a mere $285 average nightly rate and a standard room for around $190. Anyone wanna go to Tahiti?
The Drama: Tamra calls out Heather for befriending Meghan's husband's ex-wife. Shannon calls Tamra a pot stirrer behind her back. Meghan tells Tamra. Shannon gets mad at Meghan. Lizzie calls Meghan a pot stirrer. All of them make a lot of "stirring the pot" motions. They make up the next day. STRESS LEVEL: 5

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27. LANAI, HAWAII (RHOBH, SEASON 2)

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The Digs: The Four Seasons Lanai, with rates starting around $1,400 per night and suites upwards of $4,000
The Drama: Kim and her unsettling boyfriend run late and miss their flight. Kim and her unsettling boyfriend run late and miss the catamaran. Kyle is moderately more upset with Kim than she normally is. STRESS LEVEL: 5

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26. SAVANNAH, GEORGIA (RHOA, SEASON 6)

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The Digs: The Wedding Cake Mansion, an ornate, five-bedroom abode in historic Monterey Square that claims to be "the most photographed home in Savannah," with nightly rates at $1,100 and weekly rates at $6,600
The Drama: The trip starts off on a negative note when most of the women are late for the bus, prompting Kenya to scream loudly for what seems like an eternity. Phaedra calls Kenya an "escapee from Whore Island." STRESS LEVEL: 6

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25. TUCSON, ARIZONA (RHONJ, SEASON 5)

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Miraval Resort & Spa

The Digs: The Miraval Resort & Spa villas, which cost around $700 per person per night in the winter. The house has three bedrooms, a kitchen, swimming pool and hot tub, and the package includes spa services, meals and guided outdoor activities
The Drama: You know that kind of boring episode every season where they bring in a medium and/or psychic as a sadistic bonding exercise? That happens three times on this trip. After these harmonious reflections, sisters-in-law Melissa and Teresa's issues with each other finally come to a head and Joe Gorga saves the day by throwing a wine glass against the wall. STRESS LEVEL: 6

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24. LAS VEGAS (RHOM, SEASON 3)

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The Digs: Another extravagant suite at The Palms
The Drama: Like a suburban teen on her 16th birthday, Joanna rents a party bus for her bachelorette party. Lisa and Joanna exchange drunken "whore" accusations on the party bus. The next day is basically a bizarre shot-for-shot remake of The Hangover and serves as the nail in the coffin for this franchise. STRESS LEVEL: 6

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23. OCHOS RIOS, JAMAICA (RHOA, SEASON 8)

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Palace Resorts; Insets: Bravo (2)

The Digs: The Moon Palace Jamaica Grande, a 700-room resort on the north coast of the island. Depending on whether or not you get the all-inclusive package, nightly rates start between $500-$700
The Drama: Kenya comes in hot against newcomer Kim Fields, disparagingly calling her "Tootie" and saying everyone calls her boring behind her back. The ladies then tell Kim about all the rumors they've been googling about her husband. She thanks them for their honesty, avoiding confrontation because she is way too nice for this show. STRESS LEVEL: 6

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22. NEW YORK CITY (RHOBH, SEASON 1)

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Dream Hotel

The Digs: The Dream Hotel suite, starting at $565 per night

The Drama: Camille invites the women to then-husband Kelsey's Broadway premiere only to come out on the defensive against Kyle, who may or may not have made a disparaging remark about her off-camera weeks prior. Kyle calls Camille "such a f—ing liar" in the middle of dinner. Gasps. Silence. A memorably dramatic first season moment that's actually pretty tame in today's Housewives world. STRESS LEVEL: 6

The Dream Hotel

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21. RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO (RHOA, SEASON 6)

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Bravo

The Digs: The two-bedroom Presidential Suite at El Dorado Casitas Royale, complete with a private pool and in-suite Jacuzzi. Nightly rates average $2,500
The Drama: The men are the drama queens for once, with NeNe's husband, Gregg, and Cynthia's husband, Peter, going at each other's throats and NeNe calling Peter a "damn bitch." Afterward, they all decide they need to "grow and learn from this experience." A very special episode, indeed. STRESS LEVEL: 7

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20. COSTA RICA (RHOC, SEASON 7)

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The Digs: Si Como No Resort & Wildlife Refuge in Manuel Antonio National Park, with rates starting at $225 per night for a standard room and $345 for a suite
The Drama: The ladies decide that dinner in a beautiful jungle setting is the perfect time to let Alexis know that everyone thinks she's super pretentious and basically the worst person they know. Alexis cries and locks herself in her room, as one does. STRESS LEVEL: 6

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19. MARRAKECH, MOROCCO (RHONY SEASON 4)

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Bravo

The Digs: Dar Liqama, an eight-bedroom luxury villa that goes for over $10,500 per week
The Drama: Jill and Ramona have a convulsively tearful falling out. LuAnn gets mad at Ramona for starting drama. Alex interrupts a henna tattoo session to get mad at LuAnn for getting mad at Ramona. Kelly gets mad at Alex for ruining her henna tattoo. STRESS LEVEL: 7

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18. PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA (RHOBH, SEASON 4)

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Bravo

The Digs: Colony 29, a seven-acre estate with six separate houses in the San Jacinto mountains; a three-night minimum stay at a house costs upwards of $5,000
The Drama: Brandi calls Joyce a variety of offensive nicknames, including (but not limited to) "Jacqueline," "Hoysay," "Yoyce," "big fat pig" and "go f— yourself." STRESS LEVEL: 7

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17. ST BARTH'S (RHONY, SEASON 5)

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Colony 29

The Digs: The Oasis de Salines, a luxury home with six bedrooms, two kitchens, a gym, a heated pool, and an on-call personal chef. All of this could be yours for one week for a mere $70,000 - $100,000 (depending on the season)
The Drama: Aviva shows up late and brings her husband on what was supposed to be a girls trip (this is a big faux pas among Housewives). Upon her arrival, she gives Ramona and Sonja the traditional island greeting of "You are both white trash." Ramona has to Google "white trash." STRESS LEVEL: 7

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16. CONDADO, PUERTO RICO (RHOA, SEASON 7)

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The Digs: The Olive, a boutique hotel with nightly rates from $200 - $450
The Drama: NeNe says Claudia has "slept with everybody in Hollywood" and makes what we believe are anatomically impossible accusations about her lady parts. Claudia says NeNe's wig looks like ramen noodles. STRESS LEVEL: 7

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15. PARIS (RHOBH, SEASON 3)

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Hotel Lutetia

The Digs: The Lutetia, a 105-year-old historic hotel in the city's Left Bank
The Drama: Kim's bizarre behavior leads the other women to subtly hint that maybe she might possibly not be totally sober. More sad and uncomfortable than dramatic, perhaps. STRESS LEVEL: 7

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14. PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO (RHOC, SEASON 8)

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The Digs: The Penthouse Suite at Villa La Estancia in Riviera Nayarit. The luxe three-bedroom space boasts a Jacuzzi, kitchen, spa bathrooms and a huge balcony with a grill. Price tag: anywhere from $1,600 - $2,400 per night
The Drama: Vicki, Tamra and Lydia ditch Heather's snoozy dinner to go whoop it up at Andele's and have the time of their lives. Heather and Gretchen mope in the limo and go to bed angry and betrayed. STRESS LEVEL: 7

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13. MIAMI (RHOA, SEASON 8)

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The Digs: An unidentified rental home
The Drama: Kenya kicks Tammy's nephew out of the house because he's skeeving her out. Tammy's nephew swings into a scary fit of rage and Tammy ends up on the floor. The ladies misplace the blame on Kenya. Phaedra dubs Kenya the "Queen of Messy." STRESS LEVEL: 8

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12. THE BERKSHIRES, MASSACHUSETTS (RHONY, SEASON 6)

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The Digs: Heather's simplistic 26-acre property in the Tactonic Mountains, complete with a 1,500 square-foot pool house, a hammock, a rope swing, and, as Ramona was quick to point out, no air conditioning
The Drama: Other than Ramona's consistent disparaging remarks about Heather's home/The Berkshires in general ("The Berkshires are for people who can't afford the Hamptons," she once said out loud), she really changed the game for good by throwing a glass of wine at Kristen's face. No, not the contents of the glass (that's Housewives child's play), but the actual glass. At her face. STRESS LEVEL: 8

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11. CALIFORNIA ROAD TRIP (RHONJ, SEASON 4)

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The Digs: An RV (If you want to take your own trip up the Pacific Coast Highway, we have a guide for you.)
The Drama: Joe Giudice seems to forget he is on television and steps away from Caroline's 50th birthday party to take a suspicious "business" call. During said call, Joe refers to his wife Teresa in a very crude way. STRESS LEVEL: 8

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10. FAJARDO, PUERTO RICO (RHOBH, SEASON 4)

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Conquistador Hotel

The Digs: Las Casitas Village, a stunning Waldorf-Astoria resort that has surprisingly affordable rates, comparatively speaking: a standard room is $299 per night, while a three-bedroom casita is closer to $1,200
The Drama: All the women turn on Lisa for inexplicable reasons. Did she or did she not tell Brandi to bring along a tabloid magazine trashing Kyle? What does that mean and why do we care again? Regardless, this gets the award for Outstanding Performance of an Ensemble in a Manufactured Drama Series. STRESS LEVEL: 8

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9. ANGUILLA (RHOA, SEASON 5)

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Ani Villas

The Digs: The Ani Villas, a gorgeous property located atop a seaside cliff; rates range from $6,500 - $16,125 per night, depending on the time of year
The Drama: Kenya declares herself "Gone with the Wind fabulous" following an insane fight with Porsha, and the world goes on to accept this as a thing that people now say. STRESS LEVEL: 8

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8. BALI, INDONESIA (RHOC, SEASON 9)

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The Digs: The Mulia, a magnificent resort on the island's pristine beaches
The Drama: Lizzie surprises us with her ability to go head-to-head with Tamra, calling her "crap" and "the most insecure person I've ever met in my entire life." Tamra (literally) runs away, screaming "You will never see my face again." This is not enough to secure Lizzie a full-time Housewife spot next season. STRESS LEVEL: 8

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7. CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA (RHOA, SEASON 4)

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Bravo

The Digs: The Lawhill Luxury Apartments, rooms starting at $472 per night
The Drama: Sheree and Marlo (bless her) get into an intense – and bizarre – screaming match. The details are unclear due to Jerry Springer-level bleepage, but it somehow involved an 80-year-old man and an Aston Martin. Has anyone reached out to Sean Connery for a statement? STRESS LEVEL: 9

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6. BEAVER CREEK, COLORADO (RHOBH, SEASON 2)

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The Digs: Camille's six-bedroom mountain home (which she later sold for $6.6 million)
The Drama: Taylor is crying in the hot tub. Taylor is in a suitcase. Taylor is having a full-fledged mental breakdown. STRESS LEVEL: 9

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5. LAKE GEORGE, NEW YORK (RHONJ, SEASON 5)

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The Inn at Erlowest/Facebook; Bravo

The Digs: The Inn at Erlowest, a quaint, old-fashioned bed and breakfast on the lake in the serene Adirondacks. Nightly rates average around $180
The Drama: All of the Gorga-Giudice family drama comes to a head in a brawl between the two Joes after Joe Gorga calls his sister Teresa scum. Testicle biting an explosion of black hair dye ensues.

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4. TURKS AND CAICOS (RHONY, SEASON 7)

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The Digs: The Gansevoort Luxury Resort, where standard pool-view rooms go for about $900 per night, while the three-bedroom oceanside penthouse suite costs up to $5,500
The Drama: Heather and Carole have a near-death experience upon discovering that LuAnn brought a man into the home they were staying in – the very same home that also housed their jewelry. The Countess was like, "Don't be all uncool," which subsequently became the title of her next hit single and my firstborn child. STRESS LEVEL: 9

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3. BOCA RATON, FL (RHONJ, SEASON 6)

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The Digs: An unidentified vacation home that looks straight out of Miami Vice
The Drama: Amber's husband, Jim, accuses Teresa's husband of sleeping with her mom. So, yeah, it was pretty dramatic. STRESS LEVEL: 9

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2. AMSTERDAM (RHOBH, SEASON 5)

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De L'Europe

The Digs: De L’Europe, a hotel overlooking the Amstel River and housing the two-Michelin-starred restaurant Bord'Eau; nightly rates range from $500 to over $2,200 depending on the room
The Drama: There's not much to say except that this scene occurred in the middle of a restaurant in broad daylight. And that Eileen's soap opera delivery of "Beast? How dare you!" will live on in our hearts forever. STRESS LEVEL: 10

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1. ST. JOHN, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (RHONY, SEASON 3)

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The Digs: They kicked off the trip on the ultra-luxe OLGA Yacht and then moved ashore at the Presidio del Mar, a grandiose six-bedroom villa on the island's north shore. Wanna spend Christmas there? The peak season weekly rate is $45,000!
The Drama: They don't call it Scary Island for nothing. Kelly turns on the crazy so hard that it is truly a masterpiece. Was Bethenny really trying to kill her in her sleep? Why was she spontaneously calling out Al Sharpton's name? Either way, she's sent home early for her erratic behavior, which is sort of like getting kicked out of an Adele concert for being too single and vulnerable. All it takes is a surprise pop-in from the uninvited Jill Zarin to cement this as the most insane Housewives vacation ever. STRESS LEVEL: 10

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