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
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.
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
2. Alcazar Resort
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
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
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
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
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
7. Cypress Cove Nudist Resort
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
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 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.
Address: 1215 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019, United States
13. Lake Como Co-Op Inc – Nudist Park
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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