Madeleine West wears a tiny bikini as she kisses new man Maximo Bottaro in ...

She announced her split from celebrity chef Shannon Bennett in September 2018. 

And it seems Neighbours actress Madeleine West, 39, has finally found happiness again after she was spotted enjoying a date with environmentalist Maximo Bottaro, earlier this month. 

The pair were seen passionately kissing and cuddling in the shallows of a secluded Byron Bay beach.  

Steamy! Mother-of-six Madeleine West showed off her incredible figure in a tiny bikini as she kissed her hunky environmentalist Maximo Bottaro in Byron Bay... after split from celebrity chef Shannon Bennett

Steamy! Mother-of-six Madeleine West showed off her incredible figure in a tiny bikini as she kissed her hunky environmentalist Maximo Bottaro in Byron Bay... after split from celebrity chef Shannon Bennett 

Showing off her incredible figure in a tiny black bikini, mother-of-six Madeleine wrapped her arms around Maximo's neck and drew him in close. 

Muscle-bound Maximo meanwhile wrapped his hands around her petite waist and shoulders during the clinch. 

He displayed his bulging biceps in a button-down vest and completed his look with a pair of black board shorts. 

Packing on the PDA: The pair were seen passionately kissing and cuddling in the shallows

Packing on the PDA: The pair were seen passionately kissing and cuddling in the shallows 

Not an inch to pinch! The mother-of-six showed off her slender figure in a tiny black bikini

Not an inch to pinch! The mother-of-six showed off her slender figure in a tiny black bikini 

Clinch! Muscle-bound Maximo meanwhile wrapped his hands around her petite waist and shoulders, while placing kiss after kiss upon her puckered lips

Clinch! Muscle-bound Maximo meanwhile wrapped his hands around her petite waist and shoulders, while placing kiss after kiss upon her puckered lips

Clinch! Muscle-bound Maximo meanwhile wrapped his hands around her petite waist and shoulders, while placing kiss after kiss upon her puckered lips

After their beach date, Madeleine and Maximo set off for a stroll around Byron Bay's leafy suburban streets.  

The couple enjoyed a light-hearted conversation while walking arm-in-arm.  

Madeline covered up in a pair of denim shorts, and eventually threw on a plain white T-shirt. 

Welcome to muscle beach! He displayed his bulging biceps in a button-down vest

Trendy: Maximo completed his look with a pair of black board shorts

Welcome to muscle beach! He displayed his bulging biceps in a button-down vest and completed his look with a pair of black board shorts

Sweet moment: Madeleine hugged Maximo from behind as he stared wistfully into the distance

Sweet moment: Madeleine hugged Maximo from behind as he stared wistfully into the distance 

Cheeky! The brunette slid her hands underneath Maximo's shirt at one stage

Cheeky! The brunette slid her hands underneath Maximo's shirt at one stage 

She wore a pair of flat sandals and carried her belongings in a leather cross-body bag.   

Maximo has been an environmental activist for the past two decades, having previously worked for Greenpeace, one of the largest environmental organisations in the world.

He co-founded his own environmental conservation organisation, ReForest Now, in 2018.

Activist: Maximo has been an environmental activist for the past two decades, having previously worked for Greenpeace, one of the largest environmental organisations in the world

Activist: Maximo has been an environmental activist for the past two decades, having previously worked for Greenpeace, one of the largest environmental organisations in the world

Accomplished: He co-founded his own environmental conservation organisation, ReForest Now, in 2018

Accomplished: He co-founded his own environmental conservation organisation, ReForest Now, in 2018

They have so much in common! Madeleine has worked with ReForest Now on various projects since January

They have so much in common! Madeleine has worked with ReForest Now on various projects since January

Helping hand: Last month, ReForest Now shared a photo to Instagram of Madeleine helping to plant trees, and thanked her for her continued support

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