Summer is here in its full glory! For those who like to keep it minimal and are tired of casinos, dance bars and strip clubs, nude beaches are the latest fad. Here, you can be the naturist beach bum that you want to be and chill out. Naturist destinations where clothing is optional are becoming popular destinations.
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Best Beaches. Facebook Twitter Email. CNN — Although still taboo in many places, casting aside your clothes at the shore has become a customary practice around the world in recent times. From rocky coastlines to talcum powder fine sands, and big city bays to secluded shores, there are now hundreds of beaches where it's perfectly legal or at least de facto legal to sunbathe, swim and otherwise frolic beside the sea in nothing more than your birthday suit.
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GoNomad 0. Below are 10 of the best nude beaches for baring all. All details are taken from Bare Beaches , which lists over other popular spots for nude beach sunbathing. Nudists around the world, especially in the colder northern climes, dream of their time spent on these relaxing shores. This superb bare beach has 1 km of fine golden sand, the classic Mediterranean beach. The water is normally calm and the shore shelves gently into the sea making it popular with families. After 9 kms turn left on to the D, drive through Port Leucate and the bare beach is on the right. Park on the road — easy public access between Aphrodite Village and Club Oasis, the naturist resorts. This wonderful little bare bay has a perfect crescent of fine yellow sand, washed by a sea so transparent it looks more like the Caribbean.
If there's one problem with nude beaches, it's that you can't control who actually takes off their clothes. Also, sand gets everywhere. As we've already shared our favorite nude beaches in the US and then, again, in the Bay Area and outlined the rules of nudist resorts , here's our list of the 15 most sizzling seaside spots around the globe to soak up the sun, au naturel. Corniglia, Italy This small shoreline's a far cry from the Riviera's tourist-packed beaches, but well worth the short trek through a pitch-black tunnel don't forget a flashlight in the mountainous Cinque Terre region. You'll be rewarded with an isolated beach populated by naked Italians. Is there anything better? The name of that Frenchman? That'd be crazy, no? Perk: There's a refreshment bar that serves java and suds. Bring a towel.