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Clothing optional beaches and resorts in Florida, USA

Nude beaches in Florida

Florida has a lot of nudity to be proud of because some of the best clothing optional resorts in USA are in Florida.

Florida’s moderate temperatures contribute to make one of its counties – the Pasco county – the nudist capital of the world.

No coincidence that the sunshine state ended up being the favorite of folks who love the sun so much.

Florida has nudist beaches, Florida has nudist resorts, and Florida has nudist hotels as well – you name it and the state has it.

In fact, nudist communities are also flourishing in Florida.

Word of caution

You may be a single nudist trying to explore whats out there or yours may be a family of nudists, Florida has something for everybody.

However, you must be aware that Florida’s laws can be a bit uneven in the way they treat nudists.

Hence, you should always check the local laws before removing your clothes.

Also, be ready to cover up if requested to.

Best clothing optional beaches in Florida

If you are a natural, you will love Florida.

Nude beaches in Florida are great places to spend quality time alone or with family.

Check out six of our favorite nude beaches in Florida.

1. Haulover Beach Park

At the Haulover beach park you can bare all legally and nobody can question you.

This is not only the best clothing optional beach in Florida, but probably the whole World.

2. Playalinda Beach

It is not legal to go without your clothes to this beach.

But there is a remote stretch of beach here which has become a popular nudist hangout.

This clothing optional beach is not so well-known except among Florida nudists.

3. Hobe Sound

Hobe Sound Nude Beach, Florida
The beautiful beach in Jupiter Hobe Sound area of Florida. Edie Ann / Shutterstock.com

This beach is in the wildlife area and has lots of big houses around.

This is why the wealthy throng this clothing optional beach. Location: 13640 Southeast Federal Highway

4. Apollo Beach

This nude-friendly beach is on the Northern side of Canaveral National Seashore.

It is not legal to be without clothes at this beach, but the locals are tolerant as long as one doesn’t create havoc.

5. St. Lucia Inlet State Preserve

This is an island near Hobe Sound and is accessible only by boat.

Maybe this is the reason why this preserve has become a popular hang out place for nudists.

6. Lummus Park on South Beach

This clothing optional beach is on the iconic South Beach. And bang in the middle of classy hotels and pubs of Miami.

Topless sunbathing by both men and women is acceptable.

People frown upon the bottomless guests in this clothing optional beach.

Best clothing optional resorts in Florida

Because of this irregular distribution and enforcement of nudity laws, naturists in Florida flock to private nude and clothing-optional resorts and hotels.

Nudists resorts come in all varieties, so be sure to check what kind of a nudist resort it is before driving down.

There are around 35 nudist resorts in the state of Florida.

Of these some are generic, and some target a unique set of nudists.

For instance, the highly rated The Grand Resort and Spa or Alcazar Resort target gay men who want to go clothing optional.

If you are a lesbian, or straight nudists Alexander’s Gay Lesbian Guesthouse is the best bet for you.

Check out our complete list below –

1. Alexander’s Gay Lesbian Guesthouse

This guest house is rated No 1 in Key West by Tripadvisor users.

If you are a man-woman couple looking for a nudist experience or a lesbian (single or couple), look no further than this.

However, Alexander’s Gay Lesbian Guest house is not fully clothing optional.

For instance, clothing is required for the pool and the hot tub and on the main level of the guesthouse.

But they have two clothing optional sundecks on the 2nd floor and the 3rd floor which are quite popular with the guests.

Address: 1118 Fleming Street, Key West, FL 33040, USA

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2. Alcazar Resort

Alcazar Drop clothes Resort Florida
Alcazar resort is also known as the Gay Fort Lauderdale Resort and is one of the finest destinations for gay nudists.

Built in 1959, the Alcazar resort is perhaps the oldest clothing optional resort.

It offers a beautiful old-world charm difficult to find elsewhere.

But let’s give full credit to the team at Alcazar resort because despite being the oldest, all the rooms are modern and comfortable.

All gay Fort Lauderdale nightlife, dining and shopping areas are accessible.

Do note that this clothing optional resort is mainly targeted at the gay patrons.

This nudist resort in Florida is only a few steps from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.

And only a 5-minute walk to local Fort Lauderdale Gay Beach at Sebastian Street.

Address: 555 N Birch Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA

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3. The Grand Resort and Spa

This is yet another highly rates all male clothing optional resort.

According to Booking.com, couples particularly liked the location and the resort and rated it higher than 9/10.

If you are after value for money, the Grand Resort and Spa leads all other resorts in Fort Lauderdale.

It is only ten minutes walk from Sebastian Street gay beach.

Address: 539 North Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA

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4. Island House resort

Like Alcazar resort, the Island House resort in Key West is also a clothing optional gay resort catering only to men.

Island House was named ‘The best gay men’s resort in the world’ by BOYZ and OUT Traveler Magazines.

This nudist resort in Florida has also received Tripadvisors Certificate of Excellence every year since 2010. That is eight years in a row.

Address: 1129 Fleming St, Key West, FL 33040, USA

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5. Pineapple Point Guesthouse & Resort

According to TripAdvisor.com Pineapple Point Guest House and Resort is the number 1 rated speciality lodging in the whole of Fort Lauderdale.

Pineapple Point is a luxury resort made up of six unique buildings, set on more than two acres of a very private and lush, clothing optional, tropical paradise.

It is best suited for gay couples and gay singles.

Address: 315 NE 16th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

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6. Cheston House

Cheston House is exclusively all male gay hotel.

If you are looking for an intimate experience, opt for this this small-scale, 14 room hotel.

Situated two blocks from Ft. Lauderdale beach the staff is friendly, the hospitality is warm and the rooms clean.

Address: 520 North Birch Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, USA

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7. Cypress Cove Nudist Resort

Nudist resort in Florida - Cypresscove
Cypress Cove is one of the finest nudist resorts in the sunshine state.

Cypress Cove Nudist Resort in Kissimmee, Florida is all about relaxation.

Take a nice massage or soak in the pool while talking to your other nudist friends.

Or, enjoy the breathtaking views all around, it is completely your call.

This is one of the best nudist resort in Florida and plays great music in the night.

Address: 4425 Pleasant Hill Rd, Kissimmee, Florida 34746, USA

8. Paradise Lakes Resort

Paradise Lakes Resort is one of the finest clothing optional hotel in nudist friendly Pasco County. It is in the North of Tampa, Florida.

In this clothing optional resort you can “take off as much as you are comfortable with”. This encourages first-time nudists to visit this hotel.

This resort has 60 rooms, which makes it one of the biggest clothing optional resort in the Florida region.

Their Key West Bar is poolside and is the best place to hang out with your friends or strangers.

Address: 2001 Paradise Lakes Blvd, Lutz, FL 33558, USA

9. The Woods RV Resort-Clothing Optional

Woods RV Clothing Optional Resort, Florida
Woods RV and Park Model Resort is an upscale clothing-optional resort in Florida. Large customised RV lots and park models are available for sale or rent.

The Woods RV and Park Model Resort is an upscale clothing-optional destination near Land O Lakes, Florida.

In this nudist RV resort, you can buy or rent large customized RV Lots and Park models.

The good thing is, there are no membership or grounds fees for owners or renters.

If you are a lover of the clothing-optional way of life, The Woods is a perfect nudist RV resort for you.

Address: 6944 Amanda Vista Cir, Land O Lakes, Florida 34637, USA

10. Sunny Sands Nudist Resort & Mobile Home Park

Sunny Sands is one of the finest family-oriented, clothing optional resort in Florida.

It is within driving distance from Orlando, Jacksonville, Ocala and Daytona Beach.

There are all kinds of mobile homes, rental units, full RVs and tent camping sites here.

All these ensure every natural gets his or her way at the Sunny Sands resort.

This resort also has a golf course, which you can explore and follow it up with a dip in the big pool.

Address: 499 Alpha Pkwy, Pierson, FL 32180, USA

11. Eden RV Resort

Eden Rv resort Florida USA is clothes optional resort
Eden RV resort in Florida, USA is a popular clothes optional resort which attracts patrons from all over the country.

Eden RV Resort is a top-notch clothing optional, family friendly resort in Florida.

They cater to short one-day stays as well as season-long stays – the choice is completely yours.

There are tent accommodations, RV rentals, single rooms for rent, trailer rentals, and park model rentals.

The eleven acres resort is far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and is a good nudist community in Florida.

The resort and the community guarantee your privacy and safety.

Address: 13220 Houston Ave, Hudson, FL 34667, USA

12. Rooftop Resort

Rooftop Resort is the only completely clothing optional (nudist) hotel in South Florida. In their whole resort, they have no restrictions on nudity.

If you enjoy breath-taking blue ocean views then look no further than this clothing optional resort.

This resort is in the white sandy beach community of Hollywood, Florida.

At this resort, you can also celebrate your special birthday, anniversary or wild bachelor(ette) party. You only have to inform them in advance.

This resort is smoke-free as well. The facilities include free Wi-Fi, free parking and an outdoor pool.

Address: 1215 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019, United States

13. Lake Como Co-Op Inc – Nudist Park

Lake Como Clothing Optional, Florida
This nudist resort is in Tampa Bay area and is family and LGBT friendly. Image: Visitflorida.com

Lake Como Family Nudist Resort and Community in Florida’s Tampa Bay area is a 200-acre area. It’s huge and offers clothes-free recreation for naturals.

Like most other clothing optional facilities, Lake Como is also a gated facility. Security staff is always present to guard the resort and guests.

It is also a family-friendly community which also encourages and welcomes pets on leases.

At regular intervals, they conduct music festivals and volleyball tournaments.

Address: 20500 Cot Rd, Lutz, FL 33558, USA

14. Suwannee Valley Resort

Suwannee Valley Resort is on the banks of the Suwannee River. It is among the beautiful cypress and live oak trees in the historic North Florida area.

This nudist resort only allows 21+ year olds. This nudist resort boasts of a 40 by a 22-feet swimming pool, hot tub, and Petanque.

Visitors can either rent out cabin accommodations or park model RVs or tents. Weekly bonfires help encourage mingling with rest of the crowd.

Want to know another interesting fact about this clothing-free resort?

All uniformed service person from Military (Active or Retired), Reserves, Police, EMS and Firemen get a 10% discount.

Address: 786 N W Stephen Foster Dr, White Springs, FL 32096, USA

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