'I miss the sun!' Olivia Buckland flaunts her phenomenal figure in racy pink bikini as she shares throwback snap from Barbados break

She enjoyed a sun-drenched getaway with her beau last month. 

And Olivia Buckland was yearning for the sun as she shared a throwback snap on Tuesday - showing her sizzling physique in a shot taken during her Caribbean break with Alex Bowen. 

The 24-year-old Love Island star, who met her handsome man during her stint on the ITV2 dating show, looked incredible in a hot pink bikini complete with dazzling adornments. 

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Missing the sun! Olivia Buckland was yearning for the sun as she shared a throwback snap on Tuesday - showing her sizzling physique in a shot taken during her Caribbean break with Alex Bowen

Olivia and Alex found love when they met on the dating show earlier this year, although their romance hit some rocky ground before taking off after the hunk hooked up with Zara Holland.

Since leaving the show, where they came second to Cara De La Hoyde and Nathan Massey, the couple have gone from strength-to-strength with Alex moving from his native Wolverhampton to Olivia's home county of Essex.

After their Barbados break the couple have returned to their usual glamorous life, yet Olivia clearly misses the sun as she shared a snap of her bikini body.

No doubt encouraged by the blistering December climes descending on the UK, the blonde beauty flashed her washboard stomach and perky cleavage in the stunning two-piece with gold attachments at the hip.

Way back when: The 24-year-old Love Island star, who met her handsome man during her stint on the ITV2 dating show, looked incredible in a hot pink bikini complete with dazzling adornments

The happy couple: Olivia and Alex found love when they met on the dating show earlier this year, although their romance hit some rocky ground before taking off after the hunk hooked up with Zara Holland

As ever her tattoos helped highlight her very best features including her waist tattoo narrowing her middle while her inking under her bust boosted her assets.

She added a caption on the shot reading: 'Going through memories in Snapchat and found Barbados I miss the sun and living in kinis!' 

Olivia's candid display of her phenomenal frame will no doubt act as a final dismissal of the haters, who claimed she was doctoring her images in August.

Stunner: As ever her tattoos helped highlight her very best features including her waist tattoo narrowing her middle while her inking under her bust boosted her assets

Defensive: After spending six weeks in swimwear during her Love Island stint, which kicked off in June, she enjoyed a relaxing trip to Marbella, where she littered her social media accounts with sexy shots

After spending six weeks in swimwear during her Love Island stint, which kicked off in June, she enjoyed a relaxing trip to Marbella, where she littered her social media accounts with sexy shots.

Yet many of her 781,000 Instagram followers accused the star of digitally altering one image in particular.

When Olivia wowed in a tiny pink bikini, which exhibited her phenomenally slender waist, she lashed out at followers for accusing her of using Photoshop.

Stunner: When Olivia wowed in a tiny pink bikini, which exhibited her phenomenally slender waist, she lashed out at followers for accusing her of using Photoshop

Look at me! An incensed Olivia was adamant her reduced waist was the result of her dark tattoos along the length of her sides - not down to digital alteration or manipulation

Some Instagram comments read: 'Deffo edited her waist init... Mate that's a joke saw her for 6 weeks straight in a bikini on tv and was nowhere near that hahah... I don't remember your waist being that thin though... tell me that ain't photoshopped she looks abnormal.'

An incensed Olivia was adamant her reduced waist was the result of her dark tattoos along the length of her sides - not down to digital alteration or manipulation.

She wrote in her caption: 'Getting in the Marbs swing of things - bikini and heels - always a winner!... P.S I don't have photoshop on my phone, I edit my pics and put a filter on. I have a tattoo on my waist. You guys really need to move on and accept it.' 

Legs eleven: She wrote in her caption: 'Getting in the Marbs swing of things - bikini and heels - always a winner!... P.S I don't have photoshop on my phone, I edit my pics and put a filter on. I have a tattoo on my waist. You guys really need to move on and accept it'

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