Chantelle Houghton has been having a right old time of it lately, so you can't blame her for escaping from her troubles back home with a sunshine break.

And we have to say it was good to see a smile back on the reality star's face following her split from fiancé Alex Reid as she donned her bikini and hit the beach in Tenerife.

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Chantelle was seen smiling as she went for a dip

Chantelle - who gave birth to her and Alex's daughter Dolly five months ago - has had a very public war of words with her ex since they split in September.

As well as accusations of cheating on her with both men and women, 29-year-old Chantelle also accused the cross-dressing cage fighter of turning the home they shared into a sex dungeon in a series of explosive tweets.

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  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father)

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

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    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

  • Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

    Reality television star Chantelle Houghton taking a break away from the UK and all her troubles after all the recent revelations of her break up to Alex Reid (her daughter Dolly's father) Pictures by: Fame/Flynet

Going on a rant on the social networking site, she wrote: "Ok had enough, I'm putting the record straight. I've been in fucking bad place for weeks now but reason for that is this: I found text messages on Alex's phone when she was 6 weeks old, it was to a man and he was arranging to meet up with him as Roxanne for sex.

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There was no sign of Chantelle's five-month-old daughter, Dolly

She continued with the revelations, writing: "Oh and yes when I was 8 months pregnant Alex turned my house into a sex dungeon and I slept on my flat floor for days cos I couldn't come home.

"Now I know what Katie Price went through and she got the blame back then! I will walk to the end of the earth for my daughter and he will not be getting my money nor will he get Dolly's money."

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chantelle houghton

Let's hope for their daughter's sake they both manage to settle their differences.

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