Annalise Braakensiek, 45, slays in sexy bikini

Australian model Annalise Braakensiek is making the most of the warmer weather, soaking up the sun during her holiday in Elizabeth Bay.

Taking to Instagram, the 45-year-old has shared a fun snap her age-defying self, clad in a sexy black bikini.

"Hope is like the sun, which as we journey towards it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. That was a good day @adriana_g.d," reads the caption next to the model's photo.

Annalise Braakensiek bikini

Australian model Annalise Braakensiek is making the most of the warmer weather, soaking up the sun during her holiday in Elizabeth Bay. Source: Instagram/annalisewithlove

In the image, the former television presenter is seen lying down on a bench, with one of her legs raised in the air.

She teams her black bikini with a cool hat and sunglasses.

Annalise, who has starred in Australian TV shows such as Home and Away and Heartbreak High, has faced many challenges in her career.

Annalise Braakensiek model

Annalise, who has starred in Australian TV shows such as Home and Away and Heartbreak High, has faced many challenges in her career. Source: Instagram/annalisewithlove

"It wasn't something I wanted to do (modelling)," she told Daily Mail Australia last year.

"I wanted to be an artist and a jewellery designer. I did have a lot of people tell me I was beautiful but I was overweight."

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