Harry & Meghan’s secret getaway amid royal book backlash

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have enjoyed a secret getaway amid the backlash surrounding the recent bombshell royal book.

The couple have yet to comment publicly on Endgame, which was released last month, despite facing backlash regarding some of the claims made within its pages.

Author Omid Scobie is close to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry but claims they did not brief him for his new book, although he did say that sources close the royal couple did speak to him.

Amid the controversy surrounding its release, the pair reportedly decided to escape their home in Los Angeles and secretly jet off to enjoy a holiday in Costa Rica.

The duo made a private visit last week, arriving on December 14t before flying back home on December 20).

“Apparently the couple spent much of their time relaxing at scenic Playa Carrillo and the nearby beaches of Guabacaste province, internationally renowned for their pristine sands and world class resorts,” reported Tico Times.

Other recent visitors to the celebrity hotspot include singer Shakira and actor Kevin Hart.

According to Page Six, both youngsters Lilibet and Archie travelled with their parents, and Markle was spotted carrying her daughter in her arms while exploring a luxury resort over the weekend.

She was sporting a black strapless dress, white walking shoes and a sun-shielding fedora. Harry donned a white T-shirt with olive green shorts, tan boat shoes and sunglasses. He was spotted gesturing to staff at the villa, seemingly about their transportation.