8 Most Famous Nude Resorts
January 6, 2009 by Natalie
Although most popular in Europe, nudism (or naturism) has become widely accepted around the globe with nudie havens popping up everywhere. In the US, going in the buff is a booming tourist industry that accounts for $400 million a year and with options to bare your buns at resorts, beaches, cruises, with the family or adults only, nudism isn’t just for hippies anymore.
If you’re the adventurous type and want to be harmoniously one with your body (and everyone else’s), then throw on your birthday suit and bare it all at these famous Nude resorts.
8. Vritomartis Hotel & Bungalow, Greece
Overlooking the South Cretan Sea is a traditional Greek-style nudist resort, Vritomartis Hotel & Bungalow. Taking its name from an ancient Minoan goddess, this hotel offers a spectacular heaven-like view of the White Mountain range and unspoiled coastal area of Crete.
Vritomartis is a licensed nudist resort that mixes modern conveniences with comfort and traditional Grecian style and activities. Rules on nudity are a little stricter here as the resort follows the International Nudist Federation’s guidelines such as indoor areas require clothing and nudism is only permitted outside from sunrise to sunset.
Vritomartis provides a conventional nudist experience surrounded by exotic landscape and warm waters.
7. Domaine de Belezy, France
If you’re looking to share the nudist experience with the whole family, try one of France’s most popular kid-friendly nude resorts, Belezy. Fun for all ages including seniors too, Belezy embraces the true concept of nudism and is devoted to respectful, family-oriented nudism.
Sitting in the foothills of Mont Ventoux in the heart of Provence, guests at Belezy will experience a fun, bonding experience with no less than 40 activities each week for all ages including theatre, music workshops, sports, disco, nude drawing, pottery and plenty more.
Whether you camp out or stay in one of their earthy, wooden bungalows, Belezy is a beautiful and exciting place to discover a nudist lifestyle with your loved ones.
6. Hidden Beach Resort, Mexico
Over looking the beautiful Mayan Riviera, Hidden Beach Resort is the only all-inclusive luxury retreat in the Mexican Caribbean. With a focus on personalized luxury service and catering to adults only, you’ll be greeted with such perks as a glass of champagne upon arrival. Enjoy their many resort activities such as tennis, karaoke, dancing, nude bingo or lounge in the pool, lazy river or beachfront hot tub and soak up the sun.
Unlike most resorts that require you to cover up for meals, Hidden Beach serves naked lunch, dinner, and supper at the La Vista restaurant. Nuzzled amidst exotic gardens, facing the Caribbean Sea, and only 25 minutes from the Mayan ruins of Tulum, Hidden Beach Resort is a secluded hideaway for those who aren’t afraid to show it all.
5. Sea Mountain Ranch Resort And Spa, California
Just a quick drive from Los Angeles and 10 minutes from the Palm Springs International Airport, Sea Mountain Ranch Resort and Spa is one of the most popular nude resorts in the United States.
Year-round sunshine, pool gardens, mineral water whirlpools and a first class day spa will make your stay at this 5-star resort a truly stress-free and clothes-free experience.
Sea Mountain offers an intimate experience with only 15 suites for guests to stay in and although it focuses on relaxation and pampering, the resort offers 24-hour dancing, fantasy parties, live theatre and plenty of other options to keep you entertained while you let your hair down.You may even get to see a celebrity or two, but no pictures!
4. Vera Playa, Spain
For something a little less close to home but equally naked, jet across the ocean to Spain’s most famous nudist resort, Vera Playa. Located on the Costa de Almeria, Vera Playa has a warm, dry climate and is Europe’s only all-year-round nude resort.
Vera Playa is like a village within a village with three accommodation options: the four-star Vera Playa Club Hotel on the beachfront, 2000 rentable self-catering apartments and their camping site, Camping Almanzora. The resort is not far from the village of Vera, which offers many wonderful shops, restaurants, and site seeing opportunities.
With 320+ days of sunshine a year and no barriers between it and the outside world, Vera Playa is a liberating escape for nudists.
3. Desire Resort and Spa, Mexico
An adults only (21+) resort with a suggestive name, Desire Resort and Spa situated on the Riviera Maya’s Bay in Cancun, Mexico is the perfect erotic destination for couples interested in exploring alternative lifestyles.
With a day spa to pamper your entire body and a nightlife that will keep you partying ‘til dawn, Desire provides a sensual clothing-optional experience.
The resort is packed with rooftop Jacuzzis, pools, a disco lounge, five star restaurants, beaches, and a sensuous playroom for couples.
This is the perfect place to enjoy a luxurious and unforgettable experience that caters to your deepest desires.
2. Hedonism II and III, Jamaica
The Hedonism II and III resorts in Jamaica are the most famous nude resorts in the Caribbean and have one of the highest repeat guest records in the world. But don’t start packing the kids just yet because this resort is for adults only (18+) who are looking to have a little unadulterated fun.
Located on 22 acres of sandy Negril beach, Hedonism II has 280 luxury rooms available to book, while Hedonism III has 225 rooms (including unique ‘swim up’ rooms) on 10 acres of Jamaica’s beautiful North Coast.
Known for their liberal views on sex and alcohol, both resorts make sure you and your partner have an exciting time au naturel with fun activities, sexy events, all-inclusive entertainment and themed parties.
If you’re looking for fun in the sun where you can let loose and indulge, these resorts are for you.
1. Cap d’Agde’s “Village Naturiste”, France
Cap d’Agde’s Village Naturiste in France offers a truly unique experience and is considered one of the best nudism destinations in the world, which is why it’s #1.
Often referred to as ‘Naked City’, Village Naturiste is a completely enclosed, self-contained village where nudists can truly be nudists. The village offers all the amenities one could need such as banks, shops, restaurants, post offices, and more and the only clothing required is a smile.
The village is located on 2km of beach and also offers a port and marina, hotel, bars, apartments, campsite, and hair salons. Add on top of that France’s laidback and embracing attitude towards nudism, and you have the ultimate place to strip down and be one with nature.
If you’re really looking to have fun, relax and explore this alternative lifestyle, these resorts are the best in the world to get down and nudie. Although the principles of nudism - harmony, respect, and acceptance - are the foundations of all nudist resorts, each offers its own individual twist and follows their own set of rules and code of conduct.
Be sure to read up about each resort so you don’t end up tossed out on your bare behind. Oh, and don’t forget the sunscreen for those tender areas!