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

Edited by: Rekha Rajan
Fact checked by: Jamshed V Rajan


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 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 that you want to be and chill out.

Naturist destinations where clothing is optional are becoming popular destinations.

In fact, there are various all-inclusive naturist resorts which have sprung up on these nude beaches.

What more do you need for a perfect beach holiday!

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

For, we are going to list out the best nude beaches in the World where clothing is optional.

This list of the best nude beaches in the World is basis many factors.

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

This list has also taken into consideration the number of all-inclusive nude resorts available nearby.

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

Best nude beaches in the world

Best nude beaches in the World

And here is our list –

1. Es trenc Majorca, Spain

Es trenc Majorca in Spain is one of the best nude beach in the world
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 crowd of nude beach guests along the white sandy shores of Es Trenc.

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

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

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

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

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

2. 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” club house, whose facilities you can use at this naturist beach. It can be a bit costly on your pockets. 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.

3. Grande Saline, St. Bart’s

Grande Saline beach at St Barts is best nude beach in the World
Toplessness and full-frontal nude are encouraged at this clothing optional beach. Photo: business.financialpost.com/

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.

In fact, 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 is ear-marked for straight and gay guests. It’s better to know which side it is which before settling in.

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

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

4. Praia do Pinho, Brazil

Best nude beach Praia do Pinho
Located at Cambori, Praia do Pinho beach was the first nude beach in the Brazil. Image: @brasilnaturista on Twitter

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 very clean, calm and silent. Recommended for couples. There is a camping facility but watch out because in the summer it is usually crowded. If you are an unaccompanied male nudist, you need to be current member of the International Naturist Federation. You should be able to display your Naturist passport.

5. Red beach, Matala, Crete, Greece

Red Beach in Crete is world's best nude beach
This nude beach became popular thanks to the hippies in 1968 when hippies from all over Europe rushed here. Photo: mapsofworld.com

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

It became popular in 1968 when hippies from all over Europe rushed to its shores.

The resort at Red Beach has remained a naturist most loved destination due to its rural appeal and its 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 ship wrecks that wash shore wards is 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 a bit too creepy. Movie material, right?

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

6. Samurai beach, Port Stephens, Australia

Best nude beach Samurai Beach Australia
Trust the Australians to make a sport out of everything – this fine nude beach in Australia hosts the Nude Olympics every November. Yes, you read that right! Image: Nudevacationinfo.com

Along with the nearby One Mile Beach, Samurai is located next to Tomaree National Park. 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 these make it one of the best nude beaches around the world.

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

7. Spiaggia di Guvano, Italy

Spiaggia di Guvano beach in Italy is best nude beach
Owing to its secluded nature, it is considered by many to be the best nude beach in the World. Photo: hiconsumption.com/

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 itself will keep you in good health. Most nude beach lovers who come here prefer to take long vacations.

8. Wreck beach, Vancouver, Canada

Best nude beach Wreck beach
Being a 7-km long clothing-optional beach, this could be one of the longest nude beaches in the World. Image: Vivalifestyleandtravel.com

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 to be one of the Canada’s seven natural wonders.

It doesn’t get too packed thanks to no road access.

But there are vendors who 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, after all.

But this beach does deserve a place in the list of best nude beaches around the world.

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

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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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