Simon Cowell and his family start their Christmas break in Barbados
We know Christmas is closing in when we see Simon on a jet ski in Barbados.
With X Factor finishing early this year, the holiday has started already.
Eric accompanied Simon on the beach
Good to see Simon looking fit and healthy after his fall last month
Lucky dogs Squiddly, Diddly and Freddy enjoying the beach
Gallery of photos from the first 3 days