Cougar couture! Courteney Cox flaunts her curves in a purple bikini from her ocean-side balcony in Miami Beach
16:19 GMT, 19 November 2012
It's known as the sunshine state.
And as these pictures show, Courteney Cox didn't waste a minute before stripping off to catch some rays in Miami Beach, Florida, on Sunday.
The Cougar Town star, 48, pored her curves into a revealing purple bikini as she sunned herself on her ocean-side balcony ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday.
Hot mama: Courteney Cox soaked up the sun in a purple bikini on her hotel balcony in Miami Beach, Florida
Lean: In her forties, Courteney has a figure most women half her age dream of having
At one point she bent down and almost toppled out of her triangle-shaped bikini top, which left little to the imagination.
In June this year, following a two-year separation, Courtney's husband David Arquette filed for divorce. Perhaps that explains why the former Friends star looked deep in thought as the ocean lapped behind her
Earlier in the day the actress had hit the beach with her sister and Coco. That time she chose to cover up in black leggings and a loose top.
The trio were then forced to beat a hasty retreat after an unexpected cloudburst of rain soaked them right through.
Peachy: The actress proved that she still has the enviable shape she sported on TV show Friends
Pillow action: Courteney gets a cushion ready for some intensive sunbathing in the Miami heat
She had jetted into the popular
holiday destination with her eight-year-old daughter Coco on Sunday. The
pair had been spotted at the airport in LA clutching an array of
While her mother carried one but very
tasteful shoulder bag, Coco went all out, wheeling a Louis Vuitton
carry-on with one little hand and balancing a pink and zebra-striped on
her other arm.
The former Friends star was
comfortably chic in black blouse, V-necked jumper, skinny trousers and
flat-heeled black leather boots.
Her dark hair was dressed loose and her blue eyes sparkled behind black-framed spectacles.
Almost a wardrobe malfunction: Courteney's triangle-cut bikini top left little to the imagination
Looking good: Courteney, 48, looked deep in thought as she showed off her curves
Holidays: Courteney and her daughter Coco left LA behind for a beach-fronted hotel in Florida
Courteney's precious daughter, meanwhile, exhibited some of her father David's flair for fashion.
addition to the choice brightly coloured travel bags, Coco wore a
stylish purple and black knit dress over black leggings and purple suede
boots with sheep's wool lining.
Courteney approves of letting her daughter do her own thing and in fact encourages it.
Covered up: Earlier in the day Courteney had hit the beach with her sister and Coco
Relaxing: The star relaxed on a lounger in leggings and a loose top, but was wearing her purple bikini underneath
Oh no! The actress was forced to beat a hasty retreat back to her hotel after an unexpected cloudburst of rain ruined her afternoon
The pair had a ball during the Halloween festivities, with each going for temporary airbrush tattoos at one seasonal bash.
Earlier this week, Courteney got in some 'me' time too, by joining her Cougar Town co-star Brian Van Holt for lunch.
Courteney has long denied there's anything romantic between them, they
certainly seemed relaxed and in a good mood while leaving the Los
Excited: Little Coco looked in great spirits as she and mommy prepared to jet out of rainy LA
Great spirits: Courteney smiled and waved to passers-by as she and Coco rushed inside the terminal