The 47-year-old royal, who arrived on her yacht Pacha III, donned a bikini as she soaked up the sun on the French isle
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Princess Caroline, who was also joined by husband Prince Ernst on the voyage, cools off with younger daughter Alexandra
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Monegasque royal Princess Caroline of Monaco has been spotted making the best of the summer sun, cruising the waters of the Mediterranean on board her luxury yacht.

Joined by her husband, Prince Ernst of Hanover and their daughter Alexandra, 47-year-old Caroline was seen soaking up the rays on the deck of Pacha III, named after her three older children, Pierre, Andrea and Charlotte.

She also took a break on the sands of a local beach, donning a bikini to take a dip with little Alexandra. The youngster joined her parents, hand in hand, as the family found time to wander the streets of Corsica. Dubbed the ile de beaute by the locals, the sun-drenched French island draws the crème de la crème of chic jet-setters who flock to resorts such as St Florent, Ile Rousse and Calvi.

The sunny coasts of Europe have been one of the trendiest spots for the rich and famous this season, with everyone from royals to Hollywood stars enjoying summer breaks at the world's hottest resorts.

Actor Christian Slater is among those taking time out on the Mediterranean, vacationing in Porto Cervo, Italy, with his own family. The star has apparently smoothed over any problems in his famously rocky relationship with wife Ryan Haddon, as the two were spotted kissing and cuddling during a boating trip.

Located on the north-western tip of Sardinia, on its Costa Esmeralda, Porto Cervo is one of the island's most upmarket destinations. A charming combination of the old and the new, the village's top-class yachting facilities and the charm of its narrow, balcony-studded streets have made it an increasingly popular among the jetset.

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