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Bohemia Natura, Costa del Sol
Friday, 21st August, 2015
A small new Dutch enterprise overlooking the Guadalahorce valley near Cartama, a short distance inland from Malaga, is offering funky clothing-optional glamping – Bohemia Natura. Stay in ‘pimped-up’ vintage caravans, or even a crazy tent on top of an old-timer Landrover! There’s a swimming pool, a bar, help-yourself fruit trees, and campfires. Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be provided.
Kalokeri Villas, Peloponnese
Tuesday, 18th August, 2015
The three newly-built Kalokeri Villas, which enjoy an impressive panorama overlooking the sea near Vasilithi, in the Peloponnese region of Greece, provide naturist holiday accommodation far from the madding crowd. The nearest airport is at Kalamata, 50km distant, and has direct flights from various European countries including the UK (Stansted). The (English-speaking) German owners want visitors to enjoy peace and tranquility; and they say there’s no need to hire a car – transfers can be arranged and visitors can have a lift to the supermarket two or three times each week.
Hotel Aldiana Alcaidesa, San Roque
Friday, 14th August, 2015
The 4-star, German-owned, Hotel Aldiana Alcaidesa at Alcaidesa, San Roque, just north of Gibraltar, offers a nudist terrace amongst its extensive range of facilities. Additionally, part of the nearby beach towards Punta Mala is used by bare bathers and is listed in ‘The World’s Best Nudist Beaches’ (page 118).
Camping Wyzwanie, Poland
Thursday, 2nd July, 2015
Camping Wyzwanie has recently come to our attention. The managers – Ria and Hans Hemmes – are keen nudists and have recently made a dedicated naturist area within the 69-acre site. Situated centrally in the rural area of Bory Tycholski, next to the river Wda, Camping Wyzwanie offers good facilities in attractive countryside.
Cavello Island, Corsica
Saturday, 27th June, 2015
Described as the Mustique of the Mediterranean, the tiny exclusive island of Cavello sits in the Tyrrhenian Sea is less than 2 miles off the southern coast of Corsica. Writing in The Times Travel section today, Sean Thomas describes it thus: ‘…a clear Seychellois sea that unrolls its lacy waves on to gleaming deserted beaches…’ The privately-owned island has luxury accommodation (with prices to match) at the Hotel & SPA des Pecheurs. Thomas continues: ‘The Shore Club has an Italian ambiance as well as a faint Ibizan buzz. Think chillout music and nude sunbathing in the next cove along.’
Tuhelj Thermae, Hrvatsko Zagorje, Croatia
Monday, 15th June, 2015
The SPAeVITA Centre, where all the facilities are linked by heated corridors, comprises a hotel with 138 rooms, a number of catering establishments, a sports hall, a fitness studio, a sports and adrenalin park, and the largest wellness and bathing facility in Croatia – the Water Planet. A campsite is also adjacent. Tuhelj Thermae is located in the centre of Hrvatsko Zagorje, 40km from Zagreb. Sauna World covers an area of 1000m2, and includes 3 different Finnish saunas, 3 steam saunas, a whirlpool, cold water pool, ice pit, kneipp track; various areas for relaxation with water beds, rocking chairs, a wellness bar and a nudist terrace. The sauna code of conduct advises, ‘You are not allowed swimwear’.
Cabana del Sol Chambres d’Hotes, Algarve
Saturday, 9th May, 2015
French naturist couple, Serge and Patricia, let out their modern property (built 2011) – Cabana del Sol – for couples who prefer to ‘holiday au naturel’. Four bedrooms are available, and guests can use the fully fitted kitchen and spacious lounge-dining area. Breakfast is provided. Wi-fi is available, and the grounds boast an attractive pool with far-reaching views. The chambres d’hotes is situated approx 25 miles from Faro. According to Serge and Patricia, ‘Living naked in the sun‘ is their philosophy.
La Palma Natura – new Canaries resort
Sunday, 19th April, 2015
A small new naturist complex opened on 1 November 2014, on the west coast of the Canarian island of La Palma. The island is one of the smaller and less touristy destinations in the region. There are a couple of direct charter flights a week to La Palma from the UK (Tui/Thomson), otherwise the easiest way to travel is by ferry from Los Cristianos, on the island of Tenerife. La Palma Natura has eight fully equipped self-catering apartments, an attractive pool and free wi-fi. The accommodation is close to the new official naturist beach at Puerto Tazacorte.
Casa del Pastore, Tuscany
Sunday, 5th April, 2015
Casa del Pastore is a naturist-friendly guesthouse in a quiet rural area near the village of Gambassi Terme, in Tuscany. The house was built in 2010 and is surrounded by a large garden with private pool and Jacuzzi. There are two bedrooms and 4 – 6 guests can be accommodated. Privacy and panoramic views are on offer, and the property is described on the website as ‘exceptional for nudists‘.
Château Rieutort, Languedoc-Roussillon – naturist week
Saturday, 4th April, 2015
Château Rieutort is an elegant 18th century wine domain situated on the banks of the Herault River in Languedoc-Roussillon. Surrounded by a 2,5 ha park and 30 ha of its own vineyards; gites, bed and breakfast rooms and suites are on offer. There are two swimming pools with sunbathing terraces, one of which is always available for ‘naturists’.
BUT in August 2015 the Chateau Rieutort is organising its first FULLY NATURIST week with a programme of events; and additionally is offering 10% discount to card-holding naturists.
Finca Johanna, Andalucia, Spain
Friday, 3rd April, 2015
From July Laurent and Johanna will be welcoming holidaymakers to stay at their new naturist guest house – Finca Johanna – at Coin, in the Province of Málaga, Andalucia. Located between the mountains and the sea, the grounds offer peaceful relaxation by the pool under the southern Spanish sun. The website is still under development, but the couple urge anyone interested in staying to get in touch: Mail firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +33 6 46 89 76 80.
Pool Houses Naturist Lodge, Lisbon
Wednesday, 1st April, 2015
Three en suite rooms set beside an attractive swimming pool and solarium at Sesimbra, near Lisbon, provide a welcome haven for naturists and skinny-dippers escaping the city at this rural retreat. Owners, Luís and António, provide massage and naked yoga at their Pool Houses Naturist Lodge, as well as bicycle hire and photography sessions. Spa facilities include a Jacuzzi and steam room, and self-caterers can share a communal kitchen and lounge. The nearest naturist beach is a cycle ride or short car journey from the property.
Bali au Naturel beach resort
Monday, 30th March, 2015
Nick at Unseen Bali has been in touch to tell us about ‘Bali au Natural‘, a naturist beach resort in SE Asia with extensive facilities for nature lovers, men and women, singles and couples. The lush tropical location – adjacent to a clothing-optional shore – in Northern Bali, provides accommodation in 15 luxury rooms. A separate naturist property – ‘Sunclad Villa‘ – although open to all, is particularly popular with the gay community.
Barefeet Naturist Resort, Bangkok
Saturday, 28th March, 2015
Barefeet Naturist Resort claims to be the first of its kind in the city of Bangkok, Thailand. In addition to en-suite bedroom accommodation and catering, the compact development has a garden area with a small pool. Described as family-friendly, day visitors are welcome in addition to residential guests. A host of special events are organised on a regular basis.
Charco Bungalow, Lanzarote
Thursday, 26th March, 2015
Tony and Nicky fell in love with the Canarian island of Lanzarote on their first visit last year. And only a matter of weeks later returned to the island to purchase a holiday property at the naturist village of Charco del Palo. They have now made their 2-bedroomed bungalow in an intimate development of just six properties – with a shared a pool – available to other sunseekers wanting an au natural vacation by the sea.
Taylorwood Resort, Queensland, Australia
Monday, 23rd March, 2015
The 20-acre privately-owned Taylowood naturist resort offers a place to unwind in an Australian bush setting nestled in the Conway Ranges of undulating private land, 7 kms down Conway Beach Road. In addition to the tourist caravan park, owners Linda and Rogin have four self-catering cabins available for visiting guests to enjoy the privacy and seclusion of the site. There are no catering facilities at the resort, however, but extensive shopping can be found 15 minutes’ drive away at Proserpine or Cannonvale,
Terranera organic farm, Tuscany
Thursday, 19th March, 2015
Casale Terranera claims to be the first naturist agritourism venture associated with the Italian Naturist Federation (FENAIT) and is situated in the popular Tuscany region. The 40-acre organic farm offers a holiday home for rental and is described as a relaxing natural place, in a wild environment. There are two swimming pools, a sauna and tennis courts for guests to use. Additionally trekking on the farm’s horses is on offer and there are hot springs nearby. Visitors can also bring their own tent and pitch up. The property is by the village of Montenero and close to Montalcino and Mount Amiata.
Apartmento Almodóvar, Vera Playa, Almeria
Friday, 13th March, 2015
Naturists Stephen and Chris who contacted us last year about their holiday accommodation – Apartmento Miro – have been in touch with us again; this time to advise that they now have a second garden apartment available at the renown Spanish naturist resort – Vera Playa. The ground-floor Apartmento Almodóvar is on the Park Vera III development, close to the swimming pool and particularly handy for the famous nude beach.
Hotel De Luxe Varadero, Porto Petro, Mallorca
Tuesday, 3rd March, 2015
The grand sounding 3-star adults-only Hotel De Luxe Varadero, in the fishing village of Porto Petro, on the south-east coast of the Balearic island of Mallorca, is set in attractive grounds and boasts a roof-top nudist terrace. According to the hotel website the bare area is described as a novelty!
L’Olivette – new home for the Buns
Friday, 27th February, 2015
For the last few years Ted and his wife Hun have been running Quinta da Horta naturist resort on the Algarve in southern Portugal. But the business has now been sold and the Buns have moved to Caunes en Minervois in Cathar country in the South of France and set up a new retreat there – L’Olivette. There is a fully self-contained one-bedroomed gite and a lovely swimming pool in the gardens. Ted and Hun have everything set up for those who prefer to travel with hand luggage only.