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For Chris Pine, it’s all about enjoying the finer things in life.

Sure, he knows how to turn on the charm for major red carpet events, but what the 36-year-old actor truly prefers is to sit back and relax—on a faraway island, that is. “I was just on an island in Italy that was pretty much as far away as you can get from civilization and still be close to civilization,” the Giorgio Armani Code campaign regular told InStyle. “By civilization, I mean pasta and coffee, and red wine.”

So what about the Italian shores makes him wish life were like that every day? “I would wake up and 50 steps from a sheer cliff into turquoise crystalline water, there was no one around me. I was by myself for two weeks. I had great fresh food. I had a little shi**ty Citroen car from 1972….That was heaven to me,” he revealed. “Great food, silence. Silence, really.”

In fact, for Pine, a proper day off truly consists of zero noise. “Everybody’s so excited to hear themselves talk, as am I. It’s a good reminder…just to be quiet every once in a while,” he said.

Time to hop off the radar, stat.

—with reporting by Brandi Fowler

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