Jennifer Lopez at cruise in Miami

Bikini dancer Jennifer Lopez heals her heartbreak with a birthday cruise in Miami
By Daily Mail Reporter

After ending her rocky marriage, Jennifer Lopez is now enjoying some smooth sailing.

The American Idol judge took to the high seas in Miami yesterday as she celebrated her 42nd birthday with friends and family aboard the 122-foot Oceanfast super yacht Never Say Never.

Showing her estranged husband Marc Anthony exactly what he's missing, the danced around the deck in a flowing white skirt, Pucci bikini top and matching headscarf.

Free spirit: Newly single Jennifer Lopez celebrated her 42nd birthday aboard a yacht in Miami, Florida, yesterday

Getting into the groove: The star looked in good spirits as she danced around the deck

She took to Twitter later that day, writing: 'Thank you all of my lovers for the birthday wishes! I’m having an amazing day surrounded by family and friends.'

While she was clearly doing her best to be upbeat, she later appeared solemn as she stole a few moments alone.

Lopez is holidaying with an entourage of 16 which includes her mother Guadalupe, sister, stylist and manager Benny Medina.

Her 3-year-old twins with Anthony, Emme and Max, are also understood to have accompanied her on the trip.

Bikini girl: The star, who was joined by her manager Benny Medina, wore a Pucci swimsuit and matching headscarf

Lap of luxury: The singer is staying on the Oceanfast super yacht Never Say Never

The night before, the group dined at at Scott Conant's restaurant, Scarpetta, inside the Fontainebleau hotel.

'When they brought out her birthday cake after the meal, she began to sing,' an insider tells People magazine.

'She was very happy. The whole group had a blast, staying for hours. They closed down the restaurant.'

The star is in town to begin work on her new movie What To Expect When You're Expecting.

Lopez and Anthony announced the end of their seven year marriage on July 12.

Solemn: Jennifer stole a quite moment

The relationship is said to have been plagued by 'horrible fights' with sources alleging that Anthony was a 'controlling and jealous' husband.

'They just couldn't get along any more and it made them both miserable,' a source said.

'They decided it's best to go their separate ways for the sake of their two kids.'

Lopez and Anthony began their relationship just three weeks after her very high profile engagement to Ben Affleck was called off in January 2004.

In June that same year, they said 'I do' in a secret ceremony at her lavish Beverly Hills home.