The Twilight hunk shows off his bod (and an impressive beard) sans girlfriend Kristen Stewart

By Alison Schwartz
April 03, 2012 09:55 AM
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In the Twilight saga, sunshine turns Robert Pattinson‘s cold-blooded alter ego into a glittering god.

Recently, a little time on the beaches of Malibu had the Edward Cullen actor glowing (minus the sparkles).

Pattinson, 25, made a shirtless splash paddle-boarding last Friday, sans on-and off-screen girlfriend Kristen Stewart. Perhaps taking a vacation before the final installment of the vampire smash arrives in theaters Nov. 16, the actor showed off his beach body – and a beard.

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Not that Pattinson is a stranger to showing skin, which classified the more memorable moments of Breaking Dawn – Part 1. “I kind of worked out to bulk up a little for those scenes with my shirt off,” he said last November before the film hit theaters. “I stopped literally the day afterwards. I find it very boring to work out.”