Alessandra Ambrosio has been known to show off her competitive side and supermodel figure during a game of beach volleyball.
And on Sunday the Brazilian beauty, 39, was back at it again when she took to the sands of Santa Monica, where she hooked up with a bunch of pals just feet away from the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean.
Her Sunday funday also included some time frolicking in the water, lounging on a towel as she checked her phone messages, a brief stop at a store to pick up some birthday party supplies, and a morning yoga session.
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Fun in the sun: Alessandra Ambrosio, 39, had a busy Sunday funday the centered around spending the afternoon at the beach in Santa Monica
Sporty: Ambrosio spent much of her time playing beach volleyball with fiends
Sporting a golden tan, the longtime Victoria’s Secret Angel left little to the imagination dressed in a brown string bikini.
With the sun glaring down on yet another sunny Southern California day, Ambrosio opted to wear a pair of stylish sunglasses to help her keep focus as the game intensified.
The 5ft 10in former supermodel appeared to be in all her glory when she took the lead and served the ball while playing volleyball.
Competitive: The model and entrepreneur appeared to be in all her glory when she was serving the ball
Cool: Ambrosio wore stylish sunglasses to help her keep focus as the game intensified
Touch of style: The strings of the bikini are adorned with beads
After working up a sweat playing volleyball, Ambrosio took some time to relax on the sand and check her phone messages as she sipped on a drink.
Moments later, she pulled her long brown tresses into a bun and then headed into the ocean to cool off.
She was all smiles as she slowly made her way into the chilly water. At times, when the waves got a little more intense, she appeared to be apprehensive and headed back towards the shoreline.
But in the end, she mustered up the confidence walked back into the water for some swim time.
Chill time: After working up a sweat playing volleyball, Ambrosio took some time to relax on the sand and check her phone messages as she sipped on a drink
Eventually the mother of two made her way into the ocean to cool off
Chilly: The 5ft 10in model slowly made her way into the chilly water
Not so fast: The longtime Victoria’s Secret Angel appeared to be apprehensive and headed back towards the shoreline.
Baby got back: Ambrosio checked out something in the water when she made her way back into the ocean
Iconic: Ambrosio retired from the highly coveted Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2017 after 17 straight years as an Angel on the catwalk.
Cooled off: After enjoying some time in the water, the 39-year-old headed back to shore and joined up with her friends
At one point during the afternoon Ambrosio took a time out and headed to a store to pick up some birthday party supplies.
For the brief excursion, she decided to change into white shorts, a pink Hawaiian-style shirt and flip-flops.
Soon after she was seen heading back to the beach carrying a couple of bags and two festive birthday balloons.
Local: Ambrosio lives a short drive away from the beaches of Santa Monica
Another round: Eventually Ambrosio made her back to the volleyball games
Cover up: For round two, she opted to add a t-shirt, baseball cap and arm bands
Spike it: Ambrosio couldn’t resist showing off her enthusiasm when she made a point
Group photo: Ambrosio and her friends posed with other beach volleyball players
Sometime during the afternoon Ambrosio decided to give her 10.2 million Instagram followers a glimpse at her Sunday funday.
She shared selfie snaps and short videos taken during the volleyball games on the beach, and from her short drive to get the birthday goodies which she headlined: ‘Mood,’ which was a reference to the moody look on her face as she sat in her SUV while in a parking lot.
There’s also images showing how she started her morning by snapping some photos of herself and 12-year-old daughter Anja snuggling up to their beloved chocolate Labrador Retriever, Cinnamon.
On the go: At one point she decided to leave the beach and stop by a store or two
Party time: Ambrosio was later seen leaving a store with birthday party supplies
Busy body: She was also seen carrying two bags and two birthday balloons on the beach
Social media butterfly: During the afternoon, Ambrosio decided to give her 10.2 million Instagram followers a glimpse at her Sunday funday by sharing some pictures and videos
In one of the pictures, Ambrosio can be seen cradling a tiny little black puppy as Cinnamon takes a long, hard stare at the new arrival.
Her morning also included a yoga session, which she documented with several clips she shared on her Instagram Story.
Along with Anja, Ambrosio also has an eight-year-old son Noah that she shares with former fiance Jamie Mazur. They broke up in March of 2018 after 10-years together.
She has been dating Italian fashion designer, Nicolo Oddi, for more than two years.
Strike a pose: Ambrosio appeared to be in a ‘mood’ when she picked up the supplies
Wake up: The mother of two started her morning by snapping a photo of her 12-year-old daughter Anja snuggling up to their beloved chocolate Labrador Retriever, Cinnamon
Imposter: Ambrosio also took a selfie of herself cradling a tiny little black puppy as Cinnamon takes a long stare at the new arrival
Working it: Ambrosio started her Sunday off with a yoga session
Enlightened: Yoga is one of the ways Ambrosio keeps her figure sharp and toned