Tamara Ecclestone flies by private jet to the affluent Greek island of Santorini for charity calendar shoot


Wouldn't it have been cheaper to donate the swimsuits Tamara Ecclestone flies by private jet to the affluent Greek island of Santorini for charity calendar shoot

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15:25 GMT, 8 May 2012

When shooting a calendar to raise money for a very worthwhile cause, the cheapest location and crew is usually the best way to do it.

But we can't really see Tamara Ecclestone freezing her tootsies off in a cold warehouse or studio somewhere in the UK when there's a perfectly nice Greece island going spare.

So that's what our favourite heiress did, as she boarded her private jet to the affluent island of Santorini to shoot her calendar for Great Ormond Street hospital.

Bathing beauty: Tamara Ecclestone pouts for the camera as she shoots her charity calendar in Santorini

Bathing beauty: Tamara Ecclestone pouts for the camera as she shoots her charity calendar in Santorini

Bathing beauty: Tamara Ecclestone pouts for the camera as she shoots her charity calendar in Santorini

At the cost of probably a few thousands pounds, she also flew out her make-up artist Gary Cockerill as well as her stylist as they converged on the sunny paradise for a few days of flashbulbs in the sun.

Tamara, 27, looked sensational in a strapless black one-piece as she posed in the sun at the Perivolas hotel and pouted at the camera.

Booty-ful: Tamara throws a look over her shoulder as she shows off her pert derriere

Booty-ful: Tamara throws a look over her shoulder as she shows off her pert derriere

All proceeds from the calendar will go to Tamara's favourite cause, the Great Ormond Street Hospital charity.

But despite her enviable figure and gorgeous long legs, Tamara felt the need a of a little stretch to relieve the tension before things kicked off

She limbered up in a tiny white crop top and tracksuit bottoms, with her brunette hair pulled off her face in a pony tail.

Time for a break: Tamara, accompanied by make up artist Gary, headed back towards the hotel

Time for a break: Tamara, accompanied by make up artist Gary, headed back towards the hotel

Tamara clearly had yet to go into hair and make-up, so was fresh-faced, letting her natural beauty shine though.

The slender star stretched her arms and back, and even attempted a few push-ups off a handy wall.

Her short work-out done, she donned a dressing gown to let the make-up artists work their magic.

Stretching out the cobwebs! Tamara Ecclestone wakes up with a work out before her first ever calendar shoot in Greece

Stretching out the cobwebs! Tamara Ecclestone wakes up with a work out before her first ever calendar shoot in Greece

Stretching out the cobwebs! Tamara Ecclestone wakes up with a work out before her first ever calendar shoot in Greece

Tamara was clearly pleased with her day's work, tweeting afterwards: 'Great first day shoot in Santorini its beautiful here.'

The Billion $$$ Girl star certainly
appears to have a respectable work ethic, and tweeted in the morning:
'Up early so excited first day of calendar shoot.'

She kept fans updated on her progress, continuing: 'Work out done time for hair and make up @GaryMakeUp getting me glam!'

Fresh-faced: Tamara, who had yet to go into hair and make-up, showed off her natural beauty

Fresh-faced: Tamara, who had yet to go into hair and make-up, showed off her natural beauty

Her excitement over the last few days has been palpable.

Before boarding her private plane
Tamara posted: 'Leaving for Greece in a few hours to shoot my calendar
so excited. Lots to do before I leave!'

Upon
her arrival she wrote: 'Just landed in Santorini going to have a late
dinner then bed early start tomorrow can't wait to shoot my 1st
calendar.'

Work those arm muscles! Tamara even did a few push-ups with the help of a low wall

Work those arm muscles! Tamara even did a few push-ups with the help of a low wall

Pamper time: Luckily help was at hand when Tamara needed to get ready for he shoot

Pamper time: Luckily help was at hand when Tamara needed to get ready for he shoot

Perhaps the success of her shoot will cheer Tamara up after a recent stressful incident.

Tamara recently complained that her
brand new Bentley Continental GT- reportedly a present from her
boyfriend Omar Khyami, was vandalised after she left it parked in the
street.

Get back what you put out: The Billion $$$ Girl star certainly appears to have a respectable work ethic, and tweeted in the morning: 'Up early so excited first day of calendar shoot'

Get back what you put out: The Billion $$$ Girl star certainly appears to have a respectable work ethic, and tweeted in the morning: 'Up early so excited first day of calendar shoot'

The model took to Twitter to vent her feelings.

She wrote: 'What kind of sick society do we live in where you can’t park your car on the street because some horrible little b*****d will vandalize it.'

Anticipation building: Before boarding her private plane Tamara posted 'Leaving for Greece in a few hours to shoot my calendar so excited. Lots to do before I leave!'

Anticipation building: Before boarding her private plane Tamara posted 'Leaving for Greece in a few hours to shoot my calendar so excited. Lots to do before I leave!'