A nudist, or naturist, lifestyle is certainly not for everyone, but those who practice it swear it's liberating practice. So, if stripping down and skinny-dipping is your cup of tea, check out these eleven resorts where you can feel free to bare it all.
Vritomartis Hotel has views of the South Cretan Sea in southern Crete. The hotel follows the guidelines of the International Naturist Federation in that none of the indoor areas are naturist, while the outdoor areas are naturist from sunup to sundown.
Hidden Beaches Resort, Mexico
Hidden Beaches Resort
Hidden Beaches is the only all-inclusive nudist resort in the Mexican Caribbean. There are 42 beachfront suites at this couples resort where photography (except, well, for a few) is banned.
Caliente Caribe, Dominican Republic
This clothing-optional resort sits on a stretch of beach near Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. The resort has a sister property in Tampa, as well as clothing-optional cruises.
Sorobon Beach Resort, Bonaire
Sorobon Beach Resort sits solo on the only nudist beach on the Caribbean island of Bonaire.
Club Fantastico, St. Martin
Club Fantastico calls itself a naturist resort in a gated community off Orient Bay in St. Martin, French West Indies. There are 6 bedrooms to this villa/hotel, and easy access to the nearby nude beach at Orient Bay.
La Jenny, France
La Jenny is a naturist resort west of Bordeaux, France. The resort requires nudity at the pool and the beach but it is not required throughout the rest of the roughly 740-acre resort. The kicker: you are required to go nude while golfing.
Garden of Eden, Panama
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This adults-only, private island lies on the Caribbean coast of Panama. There are only 3 rooms in the resort, offering total privacy to vacationers who want to bare all.
Costa Natura, Spain
Costa Natura lies on Spain's Costa del Sol and is the first naturist village in the country. The town sits on an official public naturist beach and is comprised of roughly 200 privately-owned apartments.