shared a series of gorgeous beach photographs of herself in a red string bikini to celebrate her 57th birthday on Saturday.
The Hollywood star reflected on being ‘profoundly grateful’ for all her ‘blessings’ as she marked turning a year older.
looked sensational as she frolicked in the crystal-clear sea with a white patterned border.
She sensibly protected herself from the sun’s rays in sunglasses and a straw hat as she walked through the waters, as well as being snapped sat contentedly on the sand with a few seagulls strolling past behind her.
Sharing her gratitude and excitement over her birthday in the caption, the 2003 Oscar nominee wrote in English as well as her native Spanish: ‘I’m so happy to be alive and so profoundly grateful for all the blessings!!!! 🎂
‘My beloved family, my precious friends, my health, my work that keeps me going, my empowering team, my relationship with animals & nature, and the love of all my loyal fans.’
‘Happy 57th birthday to me!!! 🎉’ she added.
‘Happiest of birthdays,’ wished How to Get Away with Murder star Viola Davis in the comments, while Priyanka Chopra Jonas posted: ‘Happy birthday gorgeous.’
‘Feliz Cumpleaños Salma,’ wrote Oscar-winner Sir Anthony Hopkins, adding: ‘We love you ❤️’
The 87-year-old Silence of the Lambs star and Salma previously captured the internet’s hearts when they danced together on Instagram to celebrate his Academy Award win for his performance in The Father in 2021, and have a long-standing friendship.
Many of the Mexican-American actress’s fans also responded, , which included nothing but a simple ‘goddess’ in one reply – and we quite agree.
‘You are incredible, exquisite in every way,’ added another fan.
Salma recently shared other pictures of herself wearing a pink swimsuit while messing around with her in July in the water, climbing onto her spouse’s back.
She also earlier in the month by posing some sultry photos of herself posing by a pool in – what else? – other than a patterned bikini.
Posing in a luxurious swimming pool, Salma wrote: ‘Happy #NationalBikiniDay!’
The star added: ‘Can you believe the bikini has only been around for 77 years?! Let’s hope they don’t ban them too #notathrowback.’