The actress is in Marbella, Spain, to host the Global Gift Gala

By Tierney McAfee
Updated July 03, 2015 01:00 PM
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Eva Longoria is kicking off the holiday weekend in style!

The actress was spotted taking a dip in the water at a beach in Marbella, Spain, on Friday.

She showed off her toned figure in a skimpy blue string bikini, accessorizing with aviator sunglasses and large hoop earrings.

The Desperate Housewives alum, 40, is in town to host the Global Gift Gala, which will raise funds for multiple charities, including her own Eva Longoria Foundation.

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The actress and activist recently told InStyle that she wants to be the “female George Clooney.” “He directs, produces and stars. I want to be in charge of the final product.”