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Vakantie Villas, nr Gandia, Costa Blanca
Sunday, 24th July, 2016
The fully clothing-optional Vakantie Villas at Buzon, in the Jalon district of the Costa Blanca, consist of 4 independent properties in 1.25 acres of landscaped gardens, 15 minutes from the coast. There is a large shared swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and Turkish bath at the mini-resort. Owners, Helen and Richard, advise that their prices are especially competitive for the area and are inclusive of all services. (Website in Dutch)
Acquarilli official nude beach, Elba (new)
Wednesday, 20th July, 2016
News reaches us of a new official naturist beach on the Italian island of Elba – Acquarilli, at Lacona. Detailed directions on the ‘Italia Naturista’ website. Approved by the local authority in 2015, the beach is remote and currently without facilities, so take shade and refreshments. Location GPS: Lat: N42.763524, Long: E10.334364.
Casa da Palma, Algarve
Tuesday, 12th July, 2016
Casa da Palma is a Dutch-owned naturist holiday home on the eastern Algarve, close to the seaside town of Tavira. There are sea views and an attractive swimming pool. Accommodation is available for 2 to 4 guests. It is a smoke-free environment and dogs are welcome. (Dutch website) Also, convenient for the renowned naturist beach at Island of Tavira (World’s Best Nude Beaches page 214).
Borvo Naturist Camping, Burgundy
Friday, 3rd June, 2016
Dutch naturists, Sandra and Mark, spent years searching for their dream location in France – Borvo Camping . They purchased a farm at Bourbon Lancy, east of Moulins, central France in 2011. After securing all the necessary permissions and developing the site they have – in 2016 – just opened their 25-pitch camping. New facilities have been installed on the property, which is bordered by the river Somme where trout fishing is available. It is also ideal for a refreshing paddle. Refreshments are served at the bar, which also has free wi-fi. Construction of a swimming pool and sauna is the next priority.
Oklahoma Naturist Inn and Winery
Friday, 13th May, 2016
Oklahoma Naturist Inn and Winery is an adults-only nudist ‘all inclusive’ property, located in southeastern Oklahoma, between Ada and McAlester off Highway 75. With just two guest bedrooms and a 4-acre vineyard to explore, it is never going to be overcrowded. A pool, hydrotherapy spa and sheltered sunbathing terrace provide plenty of opportunities for au natural chilling.
Gîte la Paillote, Provence
Friday, 22nd April, 2016
Naturist hosts Rosemay and Alain, offer guests a two-room gîte at their house, just 15 miles inland from Cannes and Frejus. Gîte la Paillote has a pool, jacuzzi and sauna as well as plenty of space to soak up the sun au naturel. (Google translation)
Cortijo El Chaparro, Andalucia
Thursday, 21st April, 2016
Sally and Steve offer an attractive three-bedroom holiday property – Cortijo El Chaparro – in Granada Provence, southern Spain that would prove ideal for naturists. Reformed to a high standard in 2015: together with a pool and extensive grounds, the villa is located in a rural setting equidistant from Malaga and Granada – less than 55 miles from each. The hosts live in a separate property on site and can provide assistance or local information if required.
Le Pont d’Adèle Château, near Genoble
Thursday, 14th April, 2016
A new naturist guesthouse – Le Pont d’Adèle – has opened in the Grenoble area, at the foot of the Vercors range of mountains. Following extensive redevelopment, 2016 will be their first full year of operation. There are five apartments which are let by the week or by the weekend, and extra days can be added. The château is within a large estate extending to over 35 acres and boasts a swimming pool and spa with a sauna. The owners plan to open a naturist campsite in 2017.
La Mucherie Gîte, Provence
Sunday, 3rd April, 2016
This self-contained naturist gîte for two people is in the pretty village of Cotignac, in the Var region of Provence. La Mucherie has a pool and secure parking. The rental property is in the grounds of the French owner’s home.
Acorns naturist retreat in Devon
Thursday, 24th March, 2016
Andy and Kathy Eke’s Acorns Naturist Retreat at Creacombe Parsonage, near Tiverton, in the heart of Devon, continues to thrive. In addition to B&B, mobile homes and camping accommodation, facilities have been developed to include a sun-trap swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, indoor club room with lounge and games area, and a licensed bar. Naturist massage has also been added to the extensive range of services on offer. Home-grown or locally sourced food is used whenever possible. Acorns is set in 13 acres of attractive grounds situated mid-way between Exmoor and Dartmoor, and enjoys lovely views across the countryside. The location is handy for the north and south coasts, which offer a choice of bare beaches.
Domaine de l’Aube Gîtes, Provence
Tuesday, 22nd March, 2016
These two well-equipped 3-star cottages at Domaine de l’Aube are situated by a river in Provence, and are registered with the French Naturist Association (FFN). Patrick and Marie-Christine welcome holidaymakers to relax at their naturist haven, which is around 25 miles from Frejus and the coast. (Google translation)
Hotel EXUS NATUR, Catalonia
Monday, 21st March, 2016
We have just uncovered an appealing new naturist guesthouse in Catalonia, Spain. Hotel EXUS NATUR is situated in an attractive nineteenth century rural farmhouse, in the heart of Girona, just 5 km from well-known nudist beaches on the Costa Brava. According to the owners, it is a good place to unwind from the daily routine and spend a relaxing vacation as a couple. Accommodation is for adults and older children (+15). Ecological cuisine is on offer using fruit and vegetables harvested from the garden.
Domaine La Martinelle Chambres d’hôtes naturiste, Rhone Alps
Tuesday, 8th March, 2016
Naturist Domaine La Martinelle Chambres d’hôtes at Ponet Saint Auban, is located in the Drome, on the border with Provence. Two self-contained studios with kitchenettes can each accommodate two people and are set in private grounds of 5 hectares (12.5 acres). There is an attractive pool and outdoor jacuzzi, both of which enjoy fine mountain views. The owner will shortly be installing a Mongolian Yurt and two mobile homes, to increase capacity. (Website in French only – Google translation)
Naturist Croatia Cruises 2016 & mini naturist resort on Hvar
Friday, 19th February, 2016
An experienced holiday company in Croatia is offering two back-to-back 7-night nude cruises departing on Saturday 28 May and Saturday 4 June 2016. Exploring the beautiful Adriatic waters and islands on an intimate motor sailor, the cruises begin and end in the port city of Split.
The company also offers a mini naturist resort on the island of Hvar, developed from a restored farmhouse and offering accommodation for up to seven people in three Mediterranean-style cottages, set amongst ancient olives, cypresses, fig and walnut trees.
Cortijo Algabia, near Granada
Wednesday, 17th February, 2016
An attractive holiday house with use of a swimming pool on the owner’s farm, between the villages of Alhendín and Las Gabias, just 10km from the centre of the historic city of Granada. Cortijo Algabia has two large en-suite bedrooms, a lounge and well-equipped kitchen. Private undercover parking is provided and according to the owners, “people wishing to practice naturism will find privacy and plenty of quiet areas“. (Google English translation)
Resort Grottamiranda Naturista, southern Italy
Monday, 15th February, 2016
An appealing new au naturel destination in the Puglia district of southern Italy – Resort Grottamiranda Naturista – has recently come to our attention. With a selection of different sized apartments and a large free form pool, the property is just 7 km from the nearest naturist beach. The sunny Mediterranean climate and close proximity of 2 world-renowned UNESCO sites is sure to make Grottamiranda a popular choice.
Dos Iguana Nature, Bonaire
Tuesday, 9th February, 2016
Dutch naturists, Anita and Ferry, have recently taken over the running of this back-to-nature retreat on the Caribbean island of Bonaire – Dos Iguana Nature. With a clothing-optional policy throughout the 20 hectares (50 acres) of rustic grounds, accommodation is available in two-person self-catering chalets. There is a small pool and deck with fine views to the sea in the distance. It is less than a quarter of an hour from the airport and free transfers are provided.
Jardin d’Ô, St Martin
Monday, 18th January, 2016
Lydia has been in touch to tell us about the upscale clothing-optional resort she runs with her husband on the Caribbean island of St Martin. Jardin d’Ô began offering naturist holidays just 18 months ago and now receives much positive feedback from guests. The adult retreat has five attractive self-contained accommodation units as well as a pool, and is only 5 minutes’ drive from the famous nude beach at Orient Bay (World’s Best Nude Beaches page 30).
Moulin de Chez Joyeux B&B, Limousin, France
Wednesday, 6th January, 2016
Enthusiastic naturists, Bouwe and Tessa de Jong – originally from Amsterdam – have a French Bed & Breakfast with the added advantage of a catered 4-course dinner available as an option. The attractive and secluded property is set beside a river, but also has its own swimming pool. With currently just one letting room, guests are welcome to wear clothes or not, whichever they choose. Moulin de Chez Joyeux is located in rural countryside close to the Village of Thiat, in the Haute-Vienne department of the Limousin. In early 2015 the story of Bouwe and Tessa’ search for a naturist idyll was published in H&E magazine.