Waynes World star Tia Carrere steps out in a bikini

Wayne’s World star Tia Carrere steps out in a bikini for her 56th birthday and New Year’s Eve

Tia Carrere looked incredibly youthful as she wore a bikini in a new Instagram photo set shared on Monday as she celebrated her 56th birthday, ringing in 2023.

The Wayne’s World vet paused for a photo as she soaked up the sun while enjoying a tropical getaway in the Bahamas for the New Year’s holidays, and also tested her paddle boarding skills on the shimmering waters.

The talented star, who has often flaunted his sense of style and fit, spent the weekend traveling with a close friend.

Flashback: The actress is known for numerous roles including starring in the 1992 film Wayne's World

A stunner: Tia Carrere, 56, looked youthful wearing a black bikini in a new Instagram post she shared on Monday, and is known for numerous roles including starring in the film Wayne’s World 1992

The General Hospital actress flaunted her toned physique by pausing for a quick snap atop a ladder before dipping into the sparkling waters that stretched out behind her.

The beauty donned a black bikini halter top along with matching bottoms as she enjoyed a day under the warm sun.

Her long brunette tresses were slicked back into a ponytail and sported reflective aviator shades with purple and pink hues on the lens.

Tia’s arms rested lightly on top of the metal ladder as she posed for the camera to capture some memories during her tropical getaway.

“#happynewyear #happybirthday to me 🙂 Thank you thank you thank you @spychick and #secretislandlair,” she wrote in the caption, referring to her friend, who also attended the celebrations, “for an epic start to 2023 and the first day of the rest of my life!’

Celebration: The General Hospital actress officially celebrated her 56th birthday on Monday

Celebration: The General Hospital actress officially celebrated her 56th birthday on Monday

Ring in the New Year!  Ahead of her 56th birthday, the talented star jumped into the new year with her close friend on a trip to the Bahamas

Ring in the New Year! Ahead of her 56th birthday, the talented star jumped into the new year with her close friend on a trip to the Bahamas

The Grammy winner also added the hashtag “#eleuthera” to end her caption to name the island she traveled to.

In another photo she uploaded, Tia could be seen testing her paddle boarding skills on the rippled water while wearing a patterned one-piece swimsuit with a thin, deep V-neckline.

Her hair was parted to the side and fell naturally over her shoulders while she held a large paddle in her hands.

The Relic Hunter star also shared a short clip of herself celebrating the moment the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve, with fireworks lighting up the night sky above her as she celebrated with her pal.

Tia finally gave her fans a glimpse of her smooth complexion in a selfie video she snapped amid the lavish vacation outdoors.

Picturesque views: Tia shared a selfie video that showed off her smooth complexion as she gave her followers a glimpse of the stunning sea view behind her

Picturesque views: Tia shared a selfie video that showed off her smooth complexion as she gave her followers a glimpse of the stunning sea view behind her

Iconic Role: Known for a variety of roles, Tia starred in the 1992 comedy titled Wayne's World alongside Mike Myers and Dana Carvey

Iconic Role: Known for a variety of roles, Tia starred in the 1992 comedy titled Wayne’s World alongside Mike Myers and Dana Carvey

The True Lies actress donned a stylish straw hat with colorful embellishments lined up the front to partially cover her long tresses.

She smiled quickly, then panned the camera away to reveal the scenic, clear ocean view that surrounded her.

Tia came to the limelight when she was cast to play Cassandra in the 1992 classic Wayne’s World, based on a Saturday Night Live skit.

The film also starred Austin Powers alum Mike Myers and comedian Dana Carvey while following the premise, “Two lazy friends try to promote their public-access cable show,” according to an IMDB synopsis.

During an interview on the radio show titled “Q With Tom Power” last August, Tia opened up about the film’s 30th anniversary celebrations and expressed that her role put her “on the map” in the industry.

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“On the Map”: During an interview on the radio show titled “Q With Tom Power” last August, Tia expressed that her role on Wayne’s World put her “on the map” in the industry

Talented: The star explained that her role as Cassandra on Wayne's World was a

Talented: The star explained that her role as Cassandra on Wayne’s World was a “perfect” fit for her; seen in Hollywood in December 2022

The actress also explained that at the time, she didn’t know if Wayne’s World was going to be a hit, “but I knew it was something that was a perfect fit for me.” For her role as Cassandra, lead singer and bassist in a band called Crucial Taunt, Tia had to learn Cantonese.

The comedy grossed a whopping $183.1 million at the box office and received critical acclaim. The classic became one of the most successful films of 1992.

Tia has been busy and recently starred opposite Jo Koy in the comedy Easter Sunday 2022.

She also made a stunning entrance in a form-fitting, rhinestone-embellished black dress while attending the star-studded premiere of Avatar: The Way Of Water last month in December.

Exciting role: For her role as Cassandra on Wayne's World, the lead singer and bassist for a band called Crucial Taunt, Tia had to learn Cantonese for the character

Exciting role: For her role as Cassandra on Wayne’s World, the lead singer and bassist for a band called Crucial Taunt, Tia had to learn Cantonese for the character