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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 email@example.com 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.
Sitges apartment with panoramic nude terrace
Sunday, 22nd February, 2015
A large penthouse apartment in the centre of Sitges, on Spain’s Costa Dorada, is being marketed as having a huge private panoramic nude terrace. With 4 bedrooms and two bathrooms, accommodation is provided for up to 7 people at this comfortable and well-equipped property.
Playa del Sol Hotel, Gran Canaria
Friday, 13th February, 2015
The refurbished Playa del Sol apartments at Playa del Ingles, in southern Gran Canaria, provide a good range of facilities including something for all-over sunseekers. According to the hotel management “On the top floor of the hotel is our nudist Solarium, ideal for experiencing a complete sense of freedom. We invite you to give it a try!” Obviously ‘on message'; and they have provided a photo of the nude zone on the website too.
B&B de Heeren van Drenthe, Netherlands
Thursday, 29th January, 2015
Roelf and Fred offer naturist-friendly B&B in a luxurious self-contained apartment set in pretty gardens at Hooghalen, in the heart of Drenthe, between Assen and Beilen. The owners make it clear on their website that clothes are optional with naturists welcome; and the sunbeds on the terrace provide undisturbed sunshine. (Original website in Dutch only, above link translated by Google)
Oriental Village Naturist Resort, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Wednesday, 21st January, 2015
The appealing Oriental Village Naturist Resort close to the city of Chiang Mai, in Thailand, is surrounded by rice fields and eternal green mountains. Twelve well-equipped cottages are centred around an attractive swimming pool. The resort’s ‘Mountain View’ restaurant is open from breakfast until dinner, and serves Thai specialties as well as Western recipes.
Pueblo Marinero, Lanzarote
Wednesday, 14th January, 2015
A modern low-rise aparthotel at Playa Blanca, on the south coast of Lanzarote – Pueblo Marinero – offers an FKK naturist sun terrace overlooking the sea. Officially rated locally with 4 stars, the self-catering adults-only accommodation is available through many of the UK’s largest tour operators including Thomson and First Choice. A half-board option can be booked by those who prefer to let somebody else do the cooking. The location is handy for the renowned bare beaches at Papagayo (World’s Best Nude Beaches, page 157).
Locanda di Terramare Guest House, Tuscany
Friday, 12th December, 2014
Immersed in a Mediterranean forest and with views of the Tuscan archipelago, the Locanda di Terramare provides relaxing naturist holidays. With five bedrooms, the ancient farmhouse apparently encompasses the owners’ passion for nature, calm, well-being and culture. Breakfast is served in an attractive glass conservatory or in the garden. Access to a ‘wellness area’ is included, and the property is approximately 15 minutes’ drive from the coast.
Le Mas Saint Sauveur B&B, Var
Saturday, 6th December, 2014
With three comfortable bedrooms, Le Mas Saint Sauveur chambres d’hôtes at Barjols in the Var region of Provence, South of France, is exclusively for naturists. There is a pool, jacuzzi, a panoramic terrace and the grounds extend to 3 hectares.