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Paul McCartney enjoys a sunny getaway to St Barts with swimsuit-clad wife Nancy Shevell

Paul McCartney displayed his shirtless physique as he enjoyed a romantic getaway to St. Barts with his wife Nancy Shevell on Monday.

The Beatles hitmaker, 78, reclined on the sparkling white sands after ditching his t-shirt for a spot of sunbathing, while his stunning wife Nancy, 61, displayed her incredible figure in a plunging black swimsuit.

St. Barts has been a holiday hot spot for many stars during the Covid pandemic, with local government rules stating visitors only need to present proof of a negative test to enter the country.  

Lavish: The couple were enjoying a romantic getaway to St. Barts

Wow! Paul McCartney’s wife Nancy Shevell, 61, showed off her incredible figure in a black swimsuit as they enjoyed a romantic getaway to St. Barts on Monday

Nancy offered a glimpse of her svelte figure in a plunging black swimsuit as she removed her towel to head down to the water.

The businesswoman donned a protective face mask as COVID-19 remains rife throughout the world, along with a wide-brimmed straw hat to shield her face from the sun.

Meanwhile Paul sported bright purple swimming shorts as he reclined on his towel in the sunshine, before donning his t-shirt for a quick dip in the ocean. 

Looking good! The Beatles hitmaker reclined on the sparkling white sands after ditching his t-shirt for a spot of sunbathing

Looking good! The Beatles hitmaker reclined on the sparkling white sands after ditching his t-shirt for a spot of sunbathing

Relaxed: Meanwhile Paul sported bright purple swimming shorts and opted to go shirtless as he reclined on a towel in the sand to top up his tan

Relaxed: Meanwhile Paul sported bright purple swimming shorts and opted to go shirtless as he reclined on a towel in the sand to top up his tan

Enjoying the sun? The music legend has enjoyed multiple trips to the Caribbean island

Getting a tan? He looked happy and at ease as he laid back on the beach to top up his tan

Enjoying the sun? The music legend, who has enjoyed multiple trips to the Caribbean island, looked happy and at ease as he laid back on the beach to top up his tan

The pair were seen heading down to the water together for a swim, having previously enjoy a dip in the ocean on prior trips to the Caribbean island.

Paul, who surprised fans in 2018 by revealing he’s ditching the hair dye and allowed his natural grey hair to come through, had his famously coiffed locks pulling back off his face as he laid back and enjoyed the beautiful sunshine.  

Sir Paul released new album McCartney III in December, having written and recorded it during lockdown earlier this year. 

Sizzling: As COVID-19 remains rife across the globe, Nancy donned a face mask to make her way down to the beach

Summer beauty: She wrapped a towel around the swimsuit, which perfectly displayed her incredible physique

Sizzling: As COVID-19 remains rife across the globe, Nancy donned a face mask to make her way down to the beach, wrapping a towel around her swimsuit

Mr and Mrs: Paul and Nancy have been married since October 2011, when they wed Marylebone Town Hall in London after four years together

Mr and Mrs: Paul and Nancy have been married since October 2011, when they wed Marylebone Town Hall in London after four years together

In a recent BBC chat with actor Idris Elba, the crooner admitted he ‘didn’t realise’ what he was creating when he did it.

He said: ‘[In] lockdown everyone cleaned out their cupboards and did all the stuff they’d been meaning to get around to. So [making an album] was my equivalent.

‘I wasn’t trying to make an album. So suddenly I had these 10 songs, I thought, What am I going to do with these? It was just the 10 because I didn’t know I was making an album.’

The perfect spot: St. Barts has been a holiday hot spot for many stars during the Covid pandemic

Guidelines: Local government rules state visitors only need to present proof of a negative test to enter the country

The perfect spot: St. Barts has been a holiday hot spot for many stars during the Covid pandemic, with local government rules stating visitors only need to present proof of a negative test to enter the country

Ageing gracefully: Paul, who surprised fans in 2018 by revealing he's ditching the hair dye and allowed his natural grey hair to come through, had his famously coiffed locks pulling back off his face as he laid back to enjoy the beautiful sunshine

Ageing gracefully: Paul, who surprised fans in 2018 by revealing he’s ditching the hair dye and allowed his natural grey hair to come through, had his famously coiffed locks pulling back off his face as he laid back to enjoy the beautiful sunshine

Music star: Sir Paul released new album McCartney III in December

More music: He wrote and recorded the collection of tracks during the first lockdown in 2020

Music star: Sir Paul released new album McCartney III in December, having written and recorded it during the first lockdown in 2020

Creative: In a recent BBC chat with actor Idris Elba, the crooner admitted he 'didn't realise' what he was creating when he wrote and recorded his latest album

Creative: In a recent BBC chat with actor Idris Elba, the crooner admitted he ‘didn’t realise’ what he was creating when he wrote and recorded his latest album

Paul went on to explain why he named his album McCartney III, saying: ‘I realised, because I played them myself, I’d done McCartney I and McCartney II in the same vein, that this would be McCartney III. So then it was like, OK, I see what I’m doing now.’

During lockdown, Paul stayed in the countryside with his daughter Mary and her children.

Of the experience, he went on: ‘I was really lucky. I was locked down with my daughter Mary and her family, and then I was able to go to the studio to work, it was a very safe place. We were distanced, we were always being very careful.  

‘I was on holiday in the beginning of the year and then lockdown hit, Covid hit, so I came back and I was locked down in the country.

Icon: He said: 'I wasn't trying to make an album. So suddenly I had these 10 songs, I thought, What am I going to do with these? It was just the 10 because I didn't know I was making an album'

Icon: He said: ‘I wasn’t trying to make an album. So suddenly I had these 10 songs, I thought, What am I going to do with these? It was just the 10 because I didn’t know I was making an album’

Why? Paul explained why he named his album McCartney III: 'I realised, because I played them myself, I'd done McCartney I and McCartney II in the same vein, that this would be McCartney III. So then it was like, OK, I see what I'm doing now'

Why? Paul explained why he named his album McCartney III: ‘I realised, because I played them myself, I’d done McCartney I and McCartney II in the same vein, that this would be McCartney III. So then it was like, OK, I see what I’m doing now’

‘[It] was good as it meant I was hanging out with four of my grand-kids so suddenly that was great.

‘I was able to go in the studio. The government said you can go to work only if you can’t work at home. So I don’t have a home studio, my home studio is 20 minutes away.

‘So then I just started thinking, what about that song I had a few months ago that I never finished. So we pulled that out and I’d work on that’.   

Few places in the world have seen any upside to the Covid-19 pandemic, but St Barts might just be one of the rare tourist destinations to benefit with a host of celebrities flocking to the Caribbean island for a New Year getaway. 

Family: During lockdown, Paul stayed in the English countryside with his daughter Mary

Proud dad: He shared his daughter with his first wife Linda, who died in 1998

Family: During lockdown, Paul stayed in the English countryside with his daughter Mary, from his first marriage to wife Linda who died in 1998, and her four children

Locked down: Of the experience, he went on: 'I was really lucky. I was locked down with my daughter Mary and her family, and then I was able to go to the studio to work, it was a very safe place. We were distanced, we were always being very careful'

Locked down: Of the experience, he went on: ‘I was really lucky. I was locked down with my daughter Mary and her family, and then I was able to go to the studio to work, it was a very safe place. We were distanced, we were always being very careful’

Along with Sir Paul, Amy Schumer, Robbie Williams, Vogue and Spencer Matthews, Sofia Richie, Wendi Deng and Chrissy Teigen are also among the stars spotted on the French-speaking haven recently, eager to enjoy its restaurants, five-star hotels and spas – with minimal Covid-19 restrictions. 

Eateries have limited tables to parties of six and are encouraging social distancing and masks when not seated at a table, but partygoers are free to enjoy the island’s bars and restaurants until midnight, shop in designer boutiques and enjoy dozens of beautiful beaches taking a dip in their crystal-clear water. 

While UK residents are banned from travelling internationally during the current Covid lockdown, anyone choosing to travel to St Barts. must provide proof of a negative Covid test taken at least 72 hours before arriving in the country.

Travellers may also need to produce a document confirming they have no Covid symptoms and stating that they have not been in contact with any person who has tested positive within the past 14 days.

Holed up at home: Paul detailed his experience being stuck at home when the Covid pandemic hit

Scary: He said: 'I was on holiday in the beginning of the year and then lockdown hit, Covid hit, so I came back and I was locked down in the country'

Stuck at home: ‘I was on holiday in the beginning of the year and then lockdown hit, Covid hit, so I came back and I was locked down in the country,’ he continued

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