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Best nude beaches in the world where you must drop your clothes

Summer is here in its full glory!

What better way to show off that hot summer body than sunbathing at some of the World’s best nude beaches, right?

If you are looking for the best nude beaches in the world, you have come to the right place.

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 you want to be and chill out.

Naturist destinations where clothing is optional are becoming popular destinations.

Various all-inclusive naturist resorts have sprung up on these nude beaches.

What more do you need for a perfect beach holiday?

If you want to feel the sand in every part of your body, grab that bottle of sunblock too.

For this, we will list out the best nude beaches in the World where clothing is optional.

This list of the best nude beaches in the world is based on many factors.

The experience of the naturists visiting these beaches is very important. So is the optional clothing policy of the beaches.

This list has also considered the number of all-inclusive nude resorts available nearby.

If you want us to add a clothing-optional beach to this list of the best nude beaches in the World, feel free to leave a comment below.

Best nude beaches in the World

And here is our list –

Es trenc Majorca, Spain

Couple at nude beach at Es trenc Majorca
The white sandy Es Trenc beach in Majorca, Spain, is one of the best nude beaches in the World. Photo: bookingmallorca.co.uk

The mystery’s out on this one! Even amidst the peak summer months, you will discover a crowd of nude beach guests along the white sandy shores of Es Trenc.

The focal zone of the shoreline (the bare section) tends to be less stifled than the rest.

This means you can appreciate the magnificence of the spot in relative privacy.

Motorized vehicles aren’t permitted on the shoreline so that you won’t be disturbed by Spanish brothers revving their 4x4s.

This clothing-optional beach can be costly in your pocket because the prices are quite steep.

Holiday Tip: Get there early, or it can be a long walk. You may have to pay 3-5 Euros for parking. In the bars and pubs at this nude beach, ask if they will refund the car parking bill if you buy something there. You may find some rocks and seaweed depending on the time you go.

Plage de Tahiti, St. Tropez, France

Best Nude Beach Plage de Tahiti
Plage de Tahiti is a celebrity favorite. Needless to say, while coming to this nude beach, leave your camera at home – right next to your clothes. Image: Plagemed.com

Popular among the celebs, the beaches of St. Tropez are famous for pioneering the topless sunbathing craze of the ’60s. Plage de Tahiti is no exception to this.

Stars frequent this favorite hotspot and enjoy the beautiful sands. Who knows, you may spot someone famous skinny-dipping here.

If you are a naturist who prefers to go clothing optional only among classy crowds, this is the best nude beach for your taste.

Holiday Tip: There is a “chic” clubhouse whose facilities you can use at this naturist beach. It can be a bit costly. Nudist beach lovers are known to have paid upwards of 40 Euros for watermelons or upwards of 20 Euros for ice creams here. Though costly this beach has no crowds, clean stretches of beach, and lovely food.

Grande Saline, St. Bart’s

Grande Saline, St. Bart's
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Since the shoreline is super long, you can blend with the group or be a nude recluse who needs his or her privacy. It is completely your decision on this fine nude beach.

If you are an aspiring nudist, you can mingle freely here because you can keep your swimming outfit on here. Toplessness and full-frontal bareness are the standard for travelers at this beach.

The left and right sides of one of the finest beaches in the World are earmarked for straight and gay guests. It’s better to know which side it is which before settling in.

As we said earlier, this is your starting point if you have decided to go clothing optional.

Holiday Tip: It is a long walk from your car to the beach, so be ready. There is little natural shade for lying down in, but clothing is optional. So do rent out an umbrella. With the crowd settling in, finding privacy could take some time.

Praia do Pinho, Brazil

The hosts of the 2016 Olympics have some breathtaking topless and clothing-optional beaches and women. After all, it’s the party land!

Located about 50 miles north of Florianopolis, Praia do Pinho is said to be the first naturist beach in Brazil.

Nudity is mandatory, for you’ll have to strip down if you partake in the fun.

A female partner is mandatory for entry here at one of the best nude beaches around the world.

Holiday Tip: This clothing-optional or clothes-free beach is clean, calm, and silent. Recommended for couples. There is a camping facility, but it is usually crowded in summer. If you are an unaccompanied male nudist, you need to be a current member of the International Naturist Federation. You should be able to display your Naturist passport.

Red beach, Matala, Crete, Greece

Red beach, Matala, Crete, Greece
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Crete’s Red Beach is pleasant with its cobalt-blue waters, sun-dyed bungalows, old remnants, and red sandstone cliffs.

The resort at Red Beach has remained a naturist’s most loved destination due to its rural appeal and resistance. You can go nude all around except for the lounge area.

Guests to Red Beach will discover the range’s antiquated caverns intriguing.

Submerged bits of history from shipwrecks that wash shore wards are fascinating, too. Red Beach gets its name from the rusty color of the sand. Now, here’s a fun fact for you.

A naked Frenchman camped out here for five years in the ’90s.

He carved animals and faces into the limestone until the locals expelled him for being too creepy. Movie material, right?

Holiday Tip: There is some trek to this nude beach, so be ready. During summer, you may want to take some water with you. Swimming here can be dangerous due to the sudden rip tides.

Samurai beach, Port Stephens, Australia

Samurai Beach
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Samurai is next to Tomaree National Park along with the nearby One Mile Beach. It is well-maintained year-round.

Unlike the family-friendly One Mile, Samurai is completely clothing-optional.

Making friends while playing naked beach volleyball is a distinct possibility.

There are lots of resorts and lodges to make your stay comfortable and pleasant.

All of these make it one of the best nude beaches in the world.

Holiday Tip: Most naturalist couples stay on the beach’s Northern end. Single males head for the Southern side here. Be wise in choosing your side of the beach. There are caravan park service stations next to this beach as well. Access to this clothing-optional beach is by a 15-minute trek or a 4-wheel drive.

Spiaggia di Guvano, Italy

Spiaggia di Guvano, Italy
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Did you know this is part of an award-winning naturist campsite? Valalta’s almost two-mile beach has something most others lack.

Adequate shade to keep your body from roasting.

There’s also a pool with an aqua bar AND a water slide.

The place has an onsite brewery, too. It indeed is one of the best nude beaches around the world.

Though, if you’re lodging here, you’re likely to see more of the same faces and nude bodies than you care to.

Holiday Tip: Since Valalta Naturist Camp, walking around the camp will keep you healthy. Most nude beach lovers who come here prefer to take long vacations.

Wreck beach, Vancouver, Canada

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Wreck Beach is on the western end of Vancouver. Wreck’s the oldest and largest clothing-optional beach in Canada.

This beach was also nominated as one of Canada’s seven natural wonders.

Thanks to the lack of road access, it doesn’t get too packed.

But some vendors roam the shore selling everything from booze to T-shirts.

The vendors, like everyone else, are semi-to-fully nude always.

Though the climate isn’t exactly tropical, it’s Canada.

But this beach deserves a place in the list of best nude beaches worldwide.

Holiday Tip: Walk to this beach through a forest trail. So you are going to enjoy your walk to this clothing-optional beach. You must also climb down 400-plus steps to reach this beach, so you better be in good shape. The shore is a bit rocky, so be careful while walking.

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Edited by Rekha Rajan & fact checked by Jamshed V Rajan

2 thoughts on “Best nude beaches in the world where you must drop your clothes”

  1. Spiaggia di Guvano is in the Cinque Terre in Italy, it has been closed for several years now because of the treacherous path, and has nothing to do with Valalta Naturist Camp which isn’t even in Italy !


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