Entertainment TV Tayshia Adams Celebrates Christmas with Solo Trip to the Beach Following Zac Clark Split: 'Reflect' Tayshia Adams and Zac Clark got engaged on her Bachelorette season, but PEOPLE confirmed they split last month By Ally Mauch and Nicholas Rice Nicholas Rice Instagram Twitter Nicholas Rice is a Staff Editor for PEOPLE Magazine. He began working with the brand as an Editorial Intern in early 2020, before later transitioning to a freelance role, and then staff positions soon after. Nicholas writes and edits anywhere between 7 to 9 stories per day on average for PEOPLE, spanning across each vertical the brand covers. Nicholas has previous work experience with Billboard, POPSUGAR, Bustle and Elite Daily. When not working, Nicholas can be found playing with his 5 dogs, listening to pop music or eating mozzarella sticks. People Editorial Guidelines Published on December 25, 2021 05:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Tayshia Adams/Instagram Tayshia Adams is reflecting this holiday season. On Saturday, the 31-year-old former Bachelorette celebrated her first Christmas since breaking off her engagement to Zac Clark with a solo trip to California's Laguna Beach. Seen recording the waves as dark rain clouds surrounded the ocean in an Instagram Story post, Adams said it was "a beautiful, serene morning," before she wished those watching, "Merry Christmas, everybody." Tayshia Adams 'Still Going Through' Zac Clark Breakup, Says Filming Men Tell All Was 'Very Heavy' In another clip, Adams wrote of the beach: "No better place to give gratitude, pray & reflect." Adams and Clark, 37, got engaged during her Bachelorette season last year. However, on Nov. 22, a rep for Adams confirmed to PEOPLE that the pair "are no longer a couple." Tayshia Adams/Instagram Adams, who has co-hosted the past two seasons of The Bachelorette, opened up about the split during Michelle Young's Men Tell All special earlier this month after her co-host Kaitlyn Bristowe asked about Clark. Kaitlyn Bristowe Says Tayshia Adams 'Was Beside Herself' Before Opening Up About Zac Clark Split "All in all, all I have to say is that I'm heartbroken," Adams said at the time. "But we tried really hard and I still love him very much. And I'm not sure what the future holds." Tayshia Adams and Zac Clark. David Becker/Getty A few moments later, Adams suddenly got up and exited the stage. She later reflected on the moment during an episode of the Bachelor Happy Hour podcast. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. "That day was really tough for me because that's actually the day that the news broke to everyone so it was just very heavy," she said of filming the Men Tell All. "But I had a job to do at the same time so I'm really happy I was able to be surrounded by all of you guys and be supported by that, but it doesn't make any of that easier." RELATED VIDEO: The Bachelorette's Tayshia Adams and Zac Clark End Their Engagement Last month, a source told PEOPLE that those close to Adams and Clark "didn't see them getting to a wedding." "At the end of the day, they're very different people," the source said. "They're both good people — she's amazing and he's a great guy and very passionate about his work. But they're a total mismatch."