Carmen Electra wore a simple black bikini during a recent trip to Hawaii. Credit: Starsurf/Stewy/Splash News

Back to basics! Former Baywatch babe Carmen Electra donned a tiny black bikini during a recent trip to Hawaii, showing off her enviable beach body while soaking in some major sun.

"Feeling free in paradise," the actress and singer captioned a sultry snapshot of herself posing on the beach on Thursday, Oct. 3. In the photo, the 41-year-old has a cover-up artfully draped over her arms as she strikes a pose on the sandy beach, her hair tousled just so over her face. 

Two days earlier, the actress and singer revealed that she feels a special "connection" to Hawaii, and has repeatedly been drawn back to the islands. 

"Ever since my 1st trip 2 HI w/ my mom when I was 12, I felt a connection," she wrote on Twitter. "After she passed the islands hold a special place in my heart."

Electra was in town to celebrate the release of her new dance single "I Like It Loud" in Maui, where Japanese wedding designer Yoshi Nojiri hosted a Moroccan-themed fete in her honor.

According to the Hawaii Reporter, the home where the party took place had "an infinity pool adorned with floating red floral arrangements and vases of orchids around the pool."

Earlier this year, Electra opened up to Us Weekly about her ex-boyfriend Simon Cowell's surprise baby news, telling Us that she's "so proud" of the X Factor judge.

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"I'm so happy for him," she told Us at the Do Something Awards in Hollywood on Wednesday, July 31. "I'm very proud of him and so happy. …I want to know if it's a boy or a girl! It's awesome. I'm super happy for him. He's lovely."