Subject:Capitola Nude Beach
a good nude beach no websites even mention in Capitola, its called Privates, it
has killer surf on bigger swells , its on east cliff dr. half mile north of downtown
Capitola. there’s a small parking lot outside of a fenced gate, it looks like
your supposed to have a key but its never locked.
near Santa Cruz
the Beach replies: This beach is no longer for nude use.Pay a visit to Red, White, and Blue Beach. There is an
entrance fee but it's a great beach. The World guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts
gives these directions:(from the World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts)
Seven miles north
of Santa Cruz along Hwy 1. Look for a large red, white, and blue mailbox with
the number 5021 on the west side of the road. Turn onto Scaroni Road.
Subject:Re: Avila nude beach?
How do I get to
Avila nude beach ( Pirate Cove)?
the Beach replies: As of 2013 the County of San Luis Obispo is going to develop Privates as a county park and, get this,it will still be clothing optional.
This description is taken from "Califonia's Nude
Beaches" by Dave Patrick:
south from San Luis Obispo on Hwy 101 for six miles and take the Avila Road exit.
Then head west on Avila Road for two miles unitl you see an uphill grade (Cave
Landing Road) on the left marked "Not a Through Road - No Overnight Parking."
Follow it and in 6/10 mile you'll find a large parking area on the right. Several
sets of crude steps have been cut into the soft clay paths leading southward to
Pirate's Cove, but this improvement is not particularly permanent or continuous.
Therefore, footwear suitable for descending the rather steep (and sometimes slippery)
cliffs is an excellant idea."
book is an excellent guide to nude beaches not only in California but Oregon,
Washington and Hawaii.
If you make it to the beach would you please give us a report?
Subject:Re: Nude Beaches
near Santa Barbara
I am a resident of Santa Barbara and am looking for the nearest and best nude
beaches. I also would like to be well informed as to any regulations at these
locations. Any information will be much appreciated. >
the Beach replies:To answer your question we referenced " California's
Nude Beaches" by Dave Patrick. Keep in mind that nudity on the beach in Santa
Barbara county is illegal. However, enforcement varies from time and place. It's
always wise to check with locals before running naked on the beach. Having said
that here are some places recommended in "California's Nude Beaches."
More Mesa - between
Goleta and Hope Ranch, take the Turnpike Road exit south to Hollister. Go left
on Hollister to Puente and turn right. Continue on Puente until it becomes Vieja
Drive at the intersection of Via Huerto, a turnoff to the left.You'll want to
park on Vieja Drive just before Mockingbird Lane. Walk down Mockingbird to a dirt
horse path that leads to the water, about 3/4 mile. Please note that's it's illegal
to park on Mockingbird.
Rincon Beach - in Carpenteria - take Bates Road exit and follow signs to the beach.
details get a copy of California's Nude Beaches by Dave Patrick. He also covers
Hawaii, Oregon , Washington and Nude Resorts and Hot Springs.
Subject:Re: Nude near San
I will be visiting the San Clemente area in mid September which will be my first
trip to California. I have often wished to experience a nude beach but have always
lived in the conservative south. I see this as an opportunity to fulfill a deep
desire to express this side of my personality in safe discrete manner. Please
advise me of any nude beaches located in or around San Clemente if their are any
and any information that I should know about such beaches. I am not gay and would
not feel comfortable in that setting. I would truly prefer a secluded area where
I would not be hastled. Occasional traffic would be ok but would rather just be
alone at first. Please email back to let me know if there is such a place. Thanks
for your time.
the Beach replies:This beach is now closed to nude use. We have just the place. It's San Onofre State Beach
just a few miles south of San Clemente. Subject:Re: Nude at San Onofre(Note now closed to nude recreation. Updates at Friends of San Onofre)
Thanks for the
suggestion. I went to the beach that you recommended. I was not sure where the
co part was but I went right to the spot. I walked down trail 6 and went south
along the water. I soon noticed a few nude sunbathers and knew I was in the right
place. I felt a bit awkward at first because I had my suit on but as soon as I
found a spot I took off my shirt and then my trunks. It was wonderful. I can't
explain the feeling of freedom but I am sure you know it well yourself. It was
mid-day when I got there so I didn't stay too long. I was afraid of burning previously
untanned areas. I had forgotten my sunscreen. There was a volleyball game going
on while I was there. I watched but couldn't bring my self to play which is a
pity. I love volleyball and at 6'5" am pretty good. I think I just wasn't ready
for that close of contact. After about 45 minutes I stood and put my shirt on
and my trunks back on and headed back to my hotel. I considered going back later!
in the evening but it was such a long walk and i knew that by the time I got there
everyone would probably have left. This was my first trip to California but I
certainly don't want it to be my last. Thanks again for the info and the suggestion.
I hope to bring my fiancee there sometime. She may not be as open to public nudity
as I am but maybe she will keep an open mind and we can enjoy it together.
check out Black's Beach near La Jolla.
Subject:Black's Beach Trip Report
Subject: Re: Nude resorts/hotels/B&B's.
Hi All, Thanks for being there!!
My husband and I are legitimate nudists and have been for 20 years or so. We recently
discovered your website and love it. One question, is there a quick way of looking
for nude resorts, etc., in California without reading every locations resume looking
for the word "nude" or "clothing optional"? Thank you in advance of any assistance
you give us.
the Beach replies: We haven't found a resource on the Web but use two excellent
books: California's Nude Beaches by Dave Patrick includes CO resorts and also
Oregon, Washington and Hawaii.
World Guide To Nude Beaches and Resorts by Lee Baxandall, is also very good. If
you have a specific area in mind in California we'd be pleased to look up information
Let me know if you want me to look up any resorts for you in specific
Re: Lake Tahoe.
Anybody know of any nude beaches in the Lake Tahoe
the Beach replies:California's
Nude Beaches by Dave Patrick suggests these beaches for skinny dipping in Lake
Chimney Beach, Black Sand Beach, Secret Beach, Secret Creek Beach,
and Whale Beach.
These beaches are all linked together in the Toiyabe National Forest. "From the
North Shore Casinos, go east and then south on Hwy 28. After passing the turnoff
for Sand Harbor, continue uphill until you reach a paved parking area with restrooms
on the lake side of the highway. Next to the restrooms is the start of a north-south
Forest Service fire road. Less that 100 feet farther, a sign reading 'National
Forest Beaches', marks a steep downhill path. It's a ten minute hike to the bottom
where a trail marker points the route to Chimney." - California's Nude Beaches.
beaches can be reached by hiking south from Chimney.
Subject:Re: nude beaches Northern California.
I live in northern California...are
there any nude beaches here...
the Beach replies:Northern California covers a lot of ground. The following
is excerpted from California's Nude Beaches by Dave Patrick:
Marin County - Red Rock Beach - 1/2 mile south of Stinson Beach
- Gualala River - across the Mendocino County line and the Gualala River Bridge,
a mile south of the town of Gualala.
Humboldt - Baker's Beach - 12 miles north
of Arcata on Hwy 101. Exit Westhaven to Scenic Drive, north. Look for a metal
sign saying "Private Property' Cars park here and people walk down to the beach.
The property is owned by the Bakers who welcome naturists.
Subject:Directions to Black's
Directions from La Jolla, California to blacks beach
the Beach replies:Excerpted from California's Nude Beaches by Dave
I-5 at La Jolla Village Drive. Go west about 1/2 mile to Torrey Pines Road. Make
a right and look for the entrance to the Salk Institute on your left, just past
the college. Take Torrey Pines Scenic Drive which will take you to the clifftop
dirt parking area next to the gliderport."
Subject:Re: Black's Beach
is blacks beach California a gay beach?
the Beach replies:Black's Beach is for people who like to be nude on the beach.
Regardless of your sexual orientation, if you like clothing optional beaches,
you'll like Black's. Subject:Nude beaches in L.A. County
Do you know if it safe to sunbathe nude again at Smugglers Cove in Palos Verdes.
I remember about a year ago or so they Sheriffs department had a big crackdown
on nudity there. And is El Matador now officially a nude beach in Malibu?
the Beach replies: Sorry there are no nude beaches in L.A. County
Subject:nude beaches in the Bay area
just moveed to San Jose Ca. I was wondering if there are any nude beaches close
the Beach replies:Here's just two but there are more:
North Baker Beach and Golden Gate Bridge Beach both near the bridge. For more
specific info go to : http://www.beachesbeaches.com/nude2.html
Subject: Re: CO/Fort Bragg/
is a good place to get naked in Fort Bragg/ Ca. ?
the Beach replies:Dave Patrick in "California's Nude Beaches" suggest
Gualala River at the mouth. He says that you can drive to the mouth of the river
via rugged dirt access roads on the west side of Hwy 1.
He also suggest Lilies
Beach near Mendocino Woodlands. His directions are: "As you approach the town
of Mendocino, turn right on Little Lake Road and drive 4.2 miles east past a marker
which reads Mendocino Woodlands. A few hundred yards later, just before a "Weight
Limit 9 tons" sign, turn right on an unmarked road, which is paved for a short
distance and then turns into a dusty winding road. Continue for 2.4 miles until
the road forks and then turn right. You'll see other cars parked under the trees.
The main beach is a ten-minute hike along a trail that parallels the stream.
Subject:Re: Miami/Lauderdale nude advice
My girlfriend and I will be visiting S. Florida in mid April. Anyone have advice/directions
to nude beaches +/or clubs/resorts?
the Beach replies:You can get a complete guide to nude beaches and
up to date information from:
South Florida Free Beaches
Lee Baxendall in his book World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts suggests: Haulover
Beach - on State Road A1A between Bal Harbour and Sunny Isles
- Miami Beach
Seminole Club - west of Miami (305) 473-0231
Please give us a report when you get back.
Subject:Re: nude beaches in the Jacksonville
Florida areawe are looking for one can you help
the Beach replies:We can't find any info on nude beaches close to Jacksonville.
However, at the Cumberland Island National Seashore you can find secluded beaches
for nude sunbathing. The area is just to the north of Jacksonville off the SE
coast of Georgia.
beaches in Florida
I am writting to find out if / which of the Islands south of Florida have nude
beaches / resorts.
I am planning a trip for this summer and would love this info to assist in my
deciding destination. Please assist.
the Beach replies: Please be more specific when you say "islands
south of Florida." Nudity on beaches in Florida is generally illegal with
a few exceptions. The customs vary from island to island in the Caribbean.
Tell us what islands
or group of islands you have in mind and we'll help you out.
Subject:Re: Re: Florida Beaches
Thanks for responding . I am specifically interested in the Palm Beach area. Looking
forward to your reply.
the Beach replies: There's a group called the Palm Beach Naturists.
Write them at P.O. 432, West Palm Beach, Fl. 33402. Send them a stamped self-addressed
envelope along with your question about CO or nudist beaches. There are also several
naturist resorts in the area: Sunsport Gardens (407) 793-0423 and Sunnier Palms
Subject:Key West, Florida
There's several nude opportunities in Key West. First, here's a report from one
of our readers. Then his report is followed by a couple of other tips. Thanks
to all of you who provide us with current information.From:
A Fan of On the Beach
Hello, Great Site! Very informative! A web site visitor asked about nude beaches
in Key West, Florida. I recently moved from there, so I know a little about the
area. There is a Resort called Atlantic Shores. It is on the Atlantic side of
the island at the end of both Simonton& Duval St. (the resort is actually between
those two streets). You don't have to be a guest of the resort to go there. As
a matter of fact they welcome tourists and locals. It is a very popular spot.
It is not unusual for all their chairs to be rented out by 1:00 p.m. (nominal
charge for a chair rental $2.00). They have a full bar and pretty good food. They
actually don't have a beach in the true since of the word. They have a pier that
goes out into the Atlantic with steps into the white sanded bottom, clear, shallow
water. Next door to the resort is the Marriot Reach Resort. They have a topless
beach, although full nudity is not permitted there. fficially you have to be a
guest there to use the beach. I've found that if you go to the bar and order some
food or a drink, more times than not they will not ask anyone to leave.
At the Atlantic
Shores Resort, most of their clientel is gay. For that matter, a good part of
Key West is gay. The resort definitely has a mixed crowd of gay and straight people.
I am a straight man, and never have felt uncomfortable there, nor has my wife.
Key West Tips:
Take a water taxi to Tank Island and head to the southwest shore. Or, check in
at Old Town at 1111 Watson St. For more information write them at 1111 Watson
St, Key West, Fl. 33040.
Subject:Nude Beaches near Tampa
We are looking for nude beaches on the gulf side of Florida, north of Tampa. Any
the Beach replies: Out in Tampa Bay there's an island called Beer Can
Island. Many people run naked on the beach there. But enforcement policies change.
So, check with locals before dropping your suit. There's also a club called Club
Paradise. It's 17 miles north of the Tampa Bay airport. Their phone number is
(813) 949-9327, P.O. 750 , Land O'Lakes, Fl. 34639
In Hawaii - Fall 2000
by Philip Maise
I just returned
from the Hawaii's Island of Kauai, and Island of Maui, and the Big Island. I have
both good and bad news to report. For more details about the locations of these
places check out search engines using the name of the beach and island along with
the word naturist.
of Kauai: In my opinion Secret Beach was the most beautiful naturist beach
in Hawaii. However, wealthy homeowners overlooking the beach are paying to crack
down on any nudism. Donkey Beach was the best alternative. However, the land above
this beach is being developed for high priced homes. The beach will remain public;
however, it will probably not remain a naturist beach for much longer. While I
was standing on the beach a park official zoomed by on a 4 wheeler. He didn't
say anything about my naturism, however, it did make me feel uncomfortable. This
doesn't mean that naturism is dead on Kauai. You can always try Long Beach. This
14 mile beach is Hawaii's largest. Therefore, you will most likely be alone and
no one will question naturism. Another place you can go is along the Kala Pana
Trail. Once you are past the most frequented part of the trail, you will see very
few hikers and they won't bother you. I personally went for a 7 mile run on part
of this trail without seeing a soul.
of Maui: Little Beach is the most popular naturist beach in Hawaii. It is
a must stop if you go to Maui. On the road to Hana I found two waterfalls that
were picture perfect naturist spots and tourist free. In Hana the Black Sand Beach
is still a good location.
Island of Hawaii: Locals confirm the naturist beach on the Kona side is history.
On the South side, the hard to get to Green Sand Beach is worth the trek if you
are very fit. On the West, Kehena Black Sand Beach (Dolphin Beach) is still going
B. See Picture. The Steam Vents (Mile Marker 15 HWY 130), which features clothing
optional steam baths in natural caves, is still private property and as long as
the owners continue to allow people to use it is a safe place for naturism. Don't
worry about the large house next door. It is a clothing optional guesthouse called
Subject:Little Beach, Maui HI Nude
Beach. Nicely isolated, right next to Big Beach, which is one of the larger public
beaches on the island. Park in the first lot for Big Beach, proceed to the public
beach and go to the right end of Big Beach. There is a rather steep lava rock
pathway that takes some negotiating. Wear some decent climbing sneakers.
Little beach is
on the other side of the lava rock formation. It is about 200 to 250 yards wide
and sandy. The seclusion is caused by the semi-difficult walk. The surf is very
nice for boogie boards and swimming. The water is clear and warm.
The beach is frequented by year-around residents, with sprinkling of tourists.
They take very good care of the beach, and take their rubbish with them; so the
beach is very clean.
The population is about 60 to 75%% gay men; the rest couples and single visitors.
A few families will visit with their little children; there are very few adolescents.
Those that do come are there for the surfing and seldom go without suits. From:Matt
Subject: Re: Nude beaches/Kaua'i
you know about nude beaches on the island of Kuaii, Hawaii?
the Beach replies:In general nudity in Hawaii is illegal. However,
there are beaches where the custom is CO and you're not hassled. On Kaua'i go
to Donkey Beach. It's about 11 1/2 miles north of Kapa'a. The surf can be big
and dangerous here and there's practically no shade. We've been there and enjoyed
it. Travel north out of Kapa'a. Watch the road mileage markers on the right side.
When you see the 11 mile marker you'll probably start seeing cars parked along
side the road. The trail to Donkey beach is about 1/2 mile past the marker. It's
not marked but easy to spot. It'll take you about 10 minutes to get to the beach.
words of caution. Cars are often broken into here. Don't leave any valuables in
your car. The ocean at Donkey Beach can be very treacherous. When we were there
the waves were so huge and pounding that we didn't even think about going out
into the water. There's also very little shade. Come prepared with lots of sunscreen
and a hat.
Of course you can also find remote and deserted beaches where you can feel comfortable
running naked on the sand. Larsen's beach is one of them. The turnoff a little
over 20 miles north of Kapa'a.
At Larsen's Beach, walk to your left for a 1/4 to 1/2 mile and you'll find that
you'll have the beach to yourself.
To get complete directions get a copy of " The Ultimate Kaua'i Guidebook."
This is without doubt the finest guidebook we've even read on any area. We used
all the time during our 4 weeks on Kaua'i in 1997. Subject:Re: Nude Beaches on Oahu, Hawaii
This is my first
time at this site. I am hoping you will be able to provide me with some information.
I am a nudist and will be traveling to the island of Oahu in Hawaii this summer.
I have read a bit about the general lack of clothing-optional beaches and other
sites on that island. What can you tell me that is current about the practice
and acceptability of nudity at sites on Oahu? I have read about Goat Island on
the windward side near Laie, and will certainly check out that site. Is that still
a good place to try? Any other places. I will greatly appreciate any information
you might send my way.
the Beach replies: Here's some places that we've heard of. Nudity on
the beaches is generally frowned upon in Hawaii. We spent 5 weeks on Kaua'i last
year. We found one nude beach that was recognized as such. But we found plenty
of deserted beaches where we could run naked without concern.
On Oahu check out:Kahuku Beach - 2 miles north from Laie on route 83 and Goat
One our readers has this to say about Goat Island:
(Mokuleieia Island in Malaekahana
State Park, near Laie). My wife and I have been going there for years...would
you like an update on the situation for your readers? If so, I'd be happy to chime
in with what we've experienced...which has been fantastic (excellent swimming
and private most of the time).
Also, write to Hawaii Skinny - Dippers , P.O. 27011, Honolulu, Hi 96827. Be sure
to send them a stamped self-addressed envelope.
Another beach mentioned is Kaneane Beach - on the leeward shore off Hwy 93.
Subject:Re: Where to go in Mexico
I will be going to Acapulco May 15th, and wanted to know if there were any nude
beaches. Thanks firstname.lastname@example.org
the Beach replies: Mexico in general frowns on nudity on the beaches.
There are a few exceptions. In Acapulco, the Hacienda Inn, 25 km north of Acapulco
has a clothing optional beach. However, before dropping your bathing suit on the
sand check with local people to see what the current local customs are.
Thanks, beachwizard. We just returned from a great week in Ixtapa and Zihuantanejo.
And, you were absolutely right. We asked several locals and hotel employees about
nude beaches, and all they did was laugh at us and mention the Policia. Since
we didn't want to spend our vacation in a Mexican jail, we opted for all the fun
we could handle with our clothes on.
Subject:Re: Puerto Vallarta Nude Beaches
Well, , you were right about the beaches in Mexico. Must be the B Catholic influence--the
best you can hope to find is a deserted stretch of beach (which we did!). However,
my wife and I had a great time and recommend the area highly!
We took a taxi about 20 miles North of Puerto Vallarta to the little village of
San Pablo, also known as San Francisco (believe it or not). There is more than
a half mile stretch of beautiful, quiet beach. The taxi cost me $25, but the cool
thing is that the driver was perfectly happy to wait there for two hours to take
us back. I'm sure there are other remote beaches in the area, but several of the
taxi drivers seemed to be familiar with San Pablo. Talk to ya later!--John.
Subject:Re: topless beaches in Mexico
My wife and I are planning a trip to Mexico, to Cancun, Cozumel or Tulum. Where
can we find which hotels at these locations offer topless beaches? We have been
to resorts that claimed to have a topless beach, and when we got there, no one
knew about it.
the Beach replies:Have you read our article on running naked on the
To our knowledge there are no hotels with CO beaches. Though there are beaches
where it may be acceptable to be nude.
Lee Baxandall in his book World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts points out these
Isla Mujeres - 6 miles off the coast from Cancun - Playa Cocos
Playa Del Carmen
- south of Cancun, top free north of the pier for 1/2 mile and then maybe CO after
Cozumel - El Mirador Beach
Tulum - El Mirador Campground, beach
in front and El Paraiso Beach
Just keep in mind that running naked on the beach is not legal in Mexico. Whether
or not it is tolerated depends on local customs which change from time to time.
Re: Nude Beaches Tulum Mexico.
Any info on nude beaches in Tulum in the Yucatan?
If not, I will e-mail u after my visit.
the Beach replies:Check out our article on running naked on the beach in the Yucatan.
And please give us a report when you get back.
Subject:Re: Cancun Beaches.
Let me start by saying I really like
your website. It's real informative for us nudists.
Now my question: My wife and I are going to Cancun next week (Mar 24th). I would
like to know if there are any nude beaches in the area.
We are staying at
the Moon Palace on the South side of Cancun. Also, I guess top- lessness is the
norm around there? Any help you give will be appreciated. Thanks
the Beach replies:Here's a report from a friend of ours who owns a
house on the Yucatan.
regard to nude beaching in the Yucatan. It is not really accepted in the heavily
populated resort areas. You will see topless now and then and Playa del Carmen,
quite a bit. In the less populated spots, more of it. Ten years ago, the federals
were patrolling the beach, but now, they want the tourists and leave people alone.
The Atlantic side of Cozumel has beaches that are unpopulated because there is
a dangerous undertow, but the beaches are empty for nude sunbathing. My wife and
I spent a lot of time there one year. It is especially excellent when "El
norte" is blowing and the western side beaches are full of crashing waves.
I do hear
down by Tulum quite a bit goes on in isolated spots, but the main beach by the
ruins is much too crowded with busloads of tourists. The best place I have found
in the Yucatan is north of Celestun on the 25 plus miles of continuous, beautiful
beach. South of Celestun there are 5-10 more miles, but I haven't really spent
any time there. In the summer, on the northern shore by Rio Lagartos, the other
Flamingo preserve, there is a lot of empty beach also."
Hope this helps. The best thing to do when in Mexico is check with the locals
as to the customs on nudity. Law enforcement policies change from time to time.
Subject:Re: any nude beaches or resorts in Texas.
Are there any nude beaches or
resorts in Texas?
the Beach replies:Here's a couple of suggestions.
National Seashore: North Beach and South Padre Island.
Subject:Re: nude in Galveston
Are there any nude beaches around Galveston Texas ?
the Beach replies:The World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts lists
a nude beach on the Bolivar Peninsula. It juts out from the mainland toward Galveston
Island. For more information contact the Bolivar Beach Society, P.O. 667002, Houston,
Thanks, On the Beach. I went there and had a good time. Will
"Novus" Subject: Re: nude in Costa Rica
the Beach replies:There are no official nude beaches in Costa Rica.
Though, you may find some deserted beaches where you could be nude. Surprisingly,
really deserted beaches are not easy to find. We thought we'd found some deserted
beaches only to have a bunch of Costa Rican guys come walking through. Finally,
in Golfito we rented a small boat and went to a beach you could only get to by
Be sure to take heavy duty sunscreen.
Have you read our story about our month in Costa Rica?
Re: nude in Thailand
Recommend a nude beach in asia particularly Thailand
the Beach replies:Our reference book is World Guide to Nude Beaches
and Resorts by Lee Baxendall. For Thailand, Lee suggests Islands in the Gulf of
Thailand. Specifically he mentions Phangan Island and it's Lighthouse Beach.
If you go there
would you write a report for us?
Subject:Re: Nude or clothing-optional beaches near Milwaukee
Could you tell me the location of the nude beach or clothing-optional beach nearest
the Beach replies:For up to date information contact:
Madison, Wi. 53705
World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts, lists several topfree beaches: Topfree:
southwestern coast north of Oranjestad, a 4 mile palm beach of low rise hotels
is topfree friendly; on the beach behind the Tierra del Sol; Dos Playa on the
From one of our
The pink beach, on Bonaire......nudity permitted, as no one seemed to notice.
great for us if you dont mind a little primitive, but very friendly. Guadeloupe
guide book that we use, World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts, mentions several
beaches and resorts:
The beach by Club Med is clothing optional
Lodging includes: Club Med - (800)
Mme. Giroux's Bungalow's (590) 88 20 03
Motel de Ste.-Anne (
no phone number lsited)
Le Rotabas (590) 88 25 60
Hotel Toubana (590)
88 25 78
Pointe Tarare - first legally designated nude beach in the western hemishpere.
Gosier - a tiny island offsohore from Pointe-a-Pitre
Caye a Poirier - 35 minutes
by jet kat from Pointe-a-Pitre
Subject:Re: Nude in the BVIs
hi guys and thanks
for offering advice to us all!
in the upcoming months, my girlfriend and i will be travelling to the BVIs. unfortunatley,
we haven't had much luck finding information on the legality of nude sunbathing.
i went nude on Savanah and Pond Bay (Virgin Gorda) last year but felt oddly required
to cover up with a towel when someone was approaching, although no one really
said anything to me.
do the BVIs have any kind of policies regarding this? thanks.
the Beach replies:Our guide to nude sunbathing is the" World Guide
to Nude Beaches and Resorts." The book notes that Savana and Pond Bays are nude
sunning centers. Also mentioned are Devil's Bay and Turtle Bay. On the other hand
Tortola natives take a dim view of nudism. We've always found it best to ask locals
what the customs are before dropping our suits on the sand.
Subject: Re: Nude
Are there any clothing optional resorts close to Montego Bay that one may visit
if not staying at the resort? What about public nude beaches? Are there any? I'm
staying at the Holiday Inn Sunspree. Thanks! Thanks!
the Beach replies:Seawind Beach and Braco Village Resort both have nude beaches.
We don't know about non-guests using the beach. You may want to contact SENSE
Adventures for complete information because they specialize in nude adventures
on Jamaica. You can call them at (809) 927-2097 for fax them at (809) 929-6967
and his wife are going on a cruise and would like to know if there are any nude
beaches on the following islands: Barbardos
Dominique (or Dominica)
the Beach replies:The World guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts suggests
these beaches: Martinique - Secret Beach - at the southern end of Martinique There
are a number of deserted beaches at this end of the island. Check with locals
to see where nudity is permitted or tolerated.
St. John - Jumbaie Bay and Solomon's Beach
Keep in mind that local attitudes
change as well as enforcement policies. Always check with the locals before tossing
your swimsuit aside.
Subject: Re: Info Hedonism
I have heard of
a great resort called Hedonism in Jamaica, that has a topless beach and a very
uninhibited attitude to say the least. I would like to know if there are any other
resorts anywhere else in the world that has this same type of atmosphere.
the Beach replies:Hedonism II is very popular. Their phone number is
Another popular resort is Hotel Club Orient on St. Martin. You can get information
via Skinny Dip Tours 800 828-9356
The world is a big place and there are probably other places like Hedonism II.
However, if this sort of lifestyle appeals to you, then Hedonism II is where you
Subject:Re: St James's Club, Antigua .
As the beach experts can you tell me about
this hotel and beach for a vacation.
the Beach replies:Steve, sorry we don't have any info on St. James.
Club. If you go would you give us a report on it for our readers?
Subject:Re: Clothing Opt.Beaches/Antigua
at Royal Antiguan Resort (Deep Bay area). Know of anyplace I can get naked nearby?
Last year I loved Orient Beach in St. Maartin! Please send help. Thanks PP
the Beach replies:Try Hawksbill Beach. It's maintained by the Hawksbill
Resort - (809)462-0301
From the World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts: "Go to Jones Beach and park
in Field 6 near the east bathhouse. Walk east along the beach about 30 minutes.
You'll pass old Field 9 and a bird sanctuary and then begin to see other naturists."
Subject: Re: Nude near Syracuse
You wrote: where
can I find nude beaches near Syracuse.
the Beach replies:Try the undeveloped sand dunes at Deer Creek Marsh
Wildlife Management area. It's nestled between Deer Creek and Lake Ontario. Also
try Bear Slide in Warrensburg State Forest.
This information comes from Lee Baxandall's "World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts."
Subject:Re: Upstate New York
I'm trying to find nude beaches or camping in Upstate New York. I've never been,
but have always been interested in experiencing a nude vacation. I'm not sure
how well this would work out, so I'm hesitant to travel too far to go to some
exotic locale, looking for something close to home. Please let me know if you
are aware of anything.
the Beach replies: Try these contacts:
Tri-State Metro Naturists
New York, N.Y 10150-1317
Route 1 Box 34
Sprakers, NY 12166 - (518) 673-2886
I need some help-- -----I have spent a ton of time at clothes optional land----looking
to take a cruise with such---where do I look---thanks and so do look forward to
the Beach replies:Visit the following Web Site. They specialize in
do you know if there is a naturist beach in israel? i am in israel now (a tourist)
and it would really make me happy to know where is a beach here.
the Beach replies:Try these places that we found in the "World guide
to nude beaches and resorts." Ga'ash - 30 minutes north of Tel Aviv Ein Bokek
Psoriasis Center on the shores of the Dead Sea Elat on the Gulf of Aqaba..
Subject:Re: Nude in
Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia...
know of any places in these states where a couple can enjoy the great outdoors
in the nude?
the Beach replies:That's a lot of ground to cover. We'll just name
a few in Maryland. Then suggest you get a copy of World Guide to Nude Beaches
and Resorts by Lee Baxandall. Maryland -
Pen Mar Club - 68 acres, camping, pool, etc. P.O. 276,Hancock, Md (717) 294-3262
Purse State Park
on the Potomac - South of Indian Head on Route 224 Check with the locals though
before running off naked. The rules and customes do change.
Also contact the Potomac Rambling Bares, P.O. 515, Oakton, Va. 22124-0515
Subject: Re: Virginia nude beaches?
Are there any nude beaches in southeastern Virginia, eastern NC. or SC.? I couldn't
find any listed.
the Beach replies:To get up to date information on Virginia contact
the Central Virginia Naturists
Lynchburg, Va. 24506
Charlotte, NC 28233
The World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts suggests: Francis Marion National
Forest - 10 miles north of Charleston, opposite Bull Island
I'm looking for a nude beach near Biloxi, MS. Could you help?
the Beach replies: Head for Ship Island, part of the Gulf Islands National
Seashore. Once there check out the southeast shore. Also, try Horn Island.
Subject: re: nude beaches/Louisiana
Are you aware of any nude beaches around the southeast louisiana area. Any response
will be appreciated.
the Beach replies:For the best inofrmation contact the Piety's who run a Bare
Bed and Breakfast in Mississippi. They are just an hour from New Orleans and Mobile.(601)
Subject: Re: Nude Beaches in Missouri
I have heard that there are nude beaches in the state of Missouri. Can you tell
me where they are located, and/or their web site?
the Beach replies: Here's
a contact for info on nude beaches in Missouri:
Show-Me Naturists, P.O. 30035,
Lee Baxendall is his book "World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts" also lists
some spots in Missouri.
Royal landing Beach - Mississippi River in Calhoun County - 50 minutes form St.
Louis - not specifically CO but it's seclusion , particularly on weekdays offers
the opportunity to run naked on the beach.
Party Cove at the west end of 98 mile lake of the Ozarks. Thongs are accepted
and full nudity is not uncommon.
Subject:Re: Nude Beaches in Tennessee and Mississippi
Do you know of
any adult nude beaches in the Tennessee or Mississippi area? I would appreciate
any info you can give me?
the Beach replies:In Tennessee a 1994 state law bans public nudity.
To get information on where that law may not be enforced or at least enforcement
is las contact the Ken-Ten Naturists, P.O. 822, McKenzie, Tn 38201
As for Mississippi look for deserted beaches along the river.
nudist areas on Lake Michigan
Lake Michigan?? either in WI or MI?
Any suggetsions for sept/oct, especially at locations closer to CHI?? any help
the Beach replies:For up to date information it's best to contact locals
who stay informed on these matters. In Michigan contact the Traverse City Naturists
at 8700 W 6 1/2 Road, Mesick, Mi 49668 - for info include a SASE
In Wisconsin contact the Badger Naturists: P.O. 55346, Madison, Wi 53705 Send
Subject:Re: NUDE BEACHES
Do you have any information about any public beaches in the Bahamas where nudity
is permitted officially or at least tolerated.
the Beach replies:The World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts suggest
the Out Islands: Cat Island, Freeport on Grand Bahama, Paradise Island, Peace
and Plenty Beach on Great Exuma.
Subject:Re: nude in Denmark
Want to visit
the best topless/ nude beaches in europe (esp Denmark) Any helpful suggestions
the Beach replies:For the best listing of nude beaches in Europe get
a copy of Lee Baxandall's World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts. Here's several
suggestions he makes for Denmark. Keep in mind that nudity on beaches in Europe,
especially Scandanavia, is very common.
Romo and Fano Islands and Tisvilde on Sjaelland Island.
Baxandall notes that there are only two beaches in Denmark where it is ILLEGAL
to be nude. They are Aabenraa and Holmsland-klit.
Subject:Re: nude beaches in Oregon
Where in Oregon?
the Beach replies:The World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts listed
a number of clothing optional places in Oregon. Here are a few: Rooster Rock State
Park - 25 miles east of Portland in the Columbia River Gorge
Sauvie Island - west of Portland on the Columbia River contact the Friends of
Sauvie Island at (503) 645-2306
Subject:Re: nude in Seattle
I'm interested in finding some local nude beaches around the Seattle area and
I don't know how to come about it. I'm un-familiar with the local beaches; I just
moved from Spokane where I used to relax & tan at the People's Park nude beach.
the Beach replies:We lived in Redmond, near Seattle, for 8 years. But
then enough was enough and we moved down to the sun country of Southern California.
heard that there is a nude beach at Larrabee State Park. That's up by Bellingham.
The beach is called Clayton Bay Beach. Best to check before you go though.
You might want
to check with some of the local nudist resorts to get the latest on beaches where
you can run naked.
Try : Fraternity Snoqualmie - (206) 392-nude
The Slugs - write them at P.O. 2335, Lynwood, Wa. 98036
They publish a book
called " The Northwest Nudist Notebook.
Subject:Re: nude parks in Spokane
I live in Spokane WA and we have a great nude beach at peoples park it's close
to downtown and the cops are really cool, they mostly complain about drinking
but they don't bust us for nude sunbathing
the Beach replies:Bruce, that's so cool. I've been to Spokane and didn't
know they had such an enlightened attitude.
Eastern United States
Subject:Re: Nude Beaches on Cape Cod
I've just recently moved to Cape Cod, MA and was wondering if there are any nude
beaches on the island?
the Beach replies:For up to date info contact the Cape Cod Naturists
P.O. 1133 Trun, Ma, 02666
The Cape Cod national Seashore is popular for nude sunbathing. Many naturists
go to Truro and Herring Cove Beach, according to the World Guide to Nude Beaches
Subject:Nude beaches in Maine
Could you tell me if there are any Nude Beaches in Maine? Any help would be Great
the Beach replies:You’re the first person to ever ask about nude beaches
Believe it or not the World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts lists
a club that keeps up to date information on nude goings on in Maine. Contact:
Norway, Me. 04268
Crane's beach .
Ipswich Massachusetts. Home of the largest, most beautiful
beach in New England. Little known fact that there are extensive Dune walks behind
the beach maintained by the conservation people which are used by nude sunbathers
even though the sign says differently. You can find a secluded niche in the dunes
and settle in without fear of gawkers or clothes police.
the Beach replies: Thanks for the note on Crane Beach. We'll share
it with everyone in Margarita Ville.
Subject:Re: Nude Beaches in CT?
Do you know of any nude beaches in CT? Thanks for your help. ~Ginger
the Beach replies:The World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts suggests
these places in CT.
Clothing Optional campground 30 minutes from Hartford
Higganum Reservoir State Park: Miller's Pond
Lyme:Nehantic State Forest
Remember to check with locals and park officials to see is nudity is still allowed.
Attitudes can and do change.
Subject:Re: is there a nude beach in Illinois
Are there a nude beach in Illinois?
the Beach replies: Public nudity is generally not tolerated in Illinois.
Contact the Chicago Sun Club for current information. Send them a self-addressed
and stamped envelope, P.O. 853, Chicago Heights, Il. 60411
Lee Baxandall in his book, World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts" mentions the
Tzama Lodge near Buncombe, Il. Their mailing address is P.O. 66, buncombe, Il.
Subject:Colorado Naturist Resorts
We are looking for any nude resorts in the Colorado area. Do you know of any?
Help us and we can share the stories with you.
the Beach replies: In the book " World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts"
by Lee Baxendall these resorts are mentioned:
Mountain Air Ranch, Littleton - (303) 697-4083
Desert Reef Beach Club - Colorado
Springs - (719) 784-6134
Also contact the Colorado Naturists, P.O. 652, Elizabeth, Co. 80207
Re: List of Nude Beaches in Minnesota
If you have the information, could you please send me a list of all or some of
the Nude Beaches in Minnesota. Thank You
the Beach replies:For complete up to date info contact the Minnesota
Naturists, P.O. 580811, Minneapolis, Mn 55458 SASE
Re: nude beaches - Pennsylvania
do you know of any nude beaches
in Pennsylvania ?
the Beach replies:The World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts lists
a number of places. To get the most up to date information call: Metro Naturists
- (215) GET-NUDE
White Thorn Lodge - (412) 846-5984
Penn Sylvan Health
Society - (717) 445-6330
Subject:Re: nude beaches in Pennsylvania and
My boyfriend and I are going away in early June and we would like to find nude
beaches in the areas of Western Pa., Delaware and possibly Southern Jersey. We
are from the Philadelphia area. We discovered the nude beach in Sandy Hook about
a year ago, but we are into exploring. Can you help us ??? Thanks so much.
the Beach replies:Lee Baxandall in his book "World Guide to Nude Beaches
and Resorts" mentions Bare Ass Beach in Western Pennsylvania. You take route 448
south from Ellwood City. Turn left over the Ewing park Bridge. Make the first
right over the bridge. This brings you into a park setting. Make another ight
turn into an alley. Go a short distance and park in a church parking lot. Find
the path leading down to the river.
Actually it doesn't sound like fun to me. He mentions briar bushes and broken
glass. He doesn't list anything for Delaware.
Subject: Are there any nude beaches
On the Beach replies:There is a great nude beach.
Visit their web site at Wreck
Subject:Re: nude beaches in Cuba
you say there are nude beaches in Cuba could you name a few, not the area but
the actual resorts by name we appreciate your help. we have been to Cuba and just
love it there. a great place for a vacation. thank you diego
the Beach replies:The World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts list
this resorts in Cuba that welcome nudists. It's on Cayo Largo, 35 minutes south
of the western part of the main island. Villa Capricho.
Sorry we don't have a phone number or address.
These Canadian travel agencies can help you:
Toronto - Magna Holidays (416) 665-7330
Montreal - Champagne Tours (514) 866-3695
Subject:Re: Nude Beaches in Greece
Do you know any nude beach in Greece?
the Beach replies: For information on nude beaches in Greece write:
P.O. Box 3379, GR-10210, Athens,
There's way to many nude beaches in Greece for us to start listing them here.
Subject:Re:nude beaches in Italy
My wife and I are going to northern Italy soon (west coast). I'll be working in
Asti for a week. We're looking for a line on some good nude beaches. Any ideas?
the Beach replies:To get the most recent information contact the Fererazione
Naturista Italiana, Via guicciardini 3, 1-10121 Turin (3911) 562-040 FAX (3911)
Tolerance of nudity on beaches in Italy varies with both time and place, Make
sure you check with locals before running naked on the beach.
Subject:Re: nude beaches Bermuda
Do you know of any nude beaches in Bermuda?
the Beach replies: Sorry, we haven't heard of any CO or nude beaches
Cable Beach is
part of Broome on north west Western Australia. Broome is a developing tourist
destination, and I and my wife had the privilege of holidaying there recently.
The "culture" of Broome is very laid back and hence going with any bathers/swimmming
gear is almost the norm. Cable Beach is about 22kms long and all but about 2 kms
of it is free beach. It is almost perfection long clean wide beaches. I had the
time of my life (unfortunately with out my wife) on the free part, sharing the
beach with people fishing and "ordianry" beach goers. A fantastic sense of freedom
where it was normal and perfect to be nude. Highly recommend it, but as I said
it's no secret, though at the beach itself no signs point this out.
Subject:Re: nude beaches:
i was wondering if you knew of any places in sydney,nsw ,australia?
the Beach replies:Nudity on beaches in Australia is quite common. There
is a book published titled, "Australian Bare Facts." You can get it from the Elysium
Book Nook, 814 Robinson Rd., Topanga, Ca. 90290. Write them to find out the price.
You may also contact the Australian Nudist Federation. Their fax number is 61
262 93 196.
There are numerous nude beaches around Sydney. Near Adelaide there is Maslin Beach
and Pelican Point. Near Camberra there is Kambah Pool Beach.
Nude Beaches to go to a site that features nude beaches in Australia.
Our guide book,
World Guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts, suggests: Tambuli Beach Reosrt - Mactan
Coco-Loco Beach Resort - Palawan Island
book we use, World guide to Nude Beaches and Resorts, lists only one resort:
Sitio Rincao - Phone number 55 125 27 1142
The book mentions the Rio de Janeiro
Naturist Association. You may want to contact them:
Sergio de Oliveira, RIO NAT, C.P. 136, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20001-970 Phone# 55