12/09/2013 at 11:10 AM EST
While much of the nation endured a winter chill, snow and ice, Today
's Hoda Kotb
soaked up the sunshine in a blue and white bandeau bikini, showing off enviable curves and a toned physique Saturday on the beach in Miami.
One year shy of a benchmark birthday, Kotb, 49, looked confident in the two-piece and a sheer white sarong.
Kotb, who told PEOPLE she is happily dating
, was seen chatting on the beach with a male companion. She was later photographed snacking in the shade of an umbrella with fellow morning show anchor Rosanna Scotto of Good Day New York
. Kotb Tweeted a photo
of their day at the beach.
Clearly comfortable in her own skin, Kotb and her Today
co-host Kathie Lee Gifford
showed off smiles and tans earlier this year when they appeared in swimsuits on the July cover the AARP The Magazine