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La Petit Cretouffiere B&B, Columbiers-du-Plessis, N France
Friday, 23rd September, 2016
We have been in touch with Kim and Steve, who moved from the UK to northern France during late 2015. They have established a naturist-friendly B&B and small campsite – La Petit Cretouffiere – in the Pays de la Loire. Their rural and secluded cottage offers 2 guest bedrooms, and there is room for up to five units in the camping field. Electric hook-up is available.
Finca Ensueno, Lanzarote
Wednesday, 21st September, 2016
Finca Ensueno at Macher, southern Lanzarote, is a three-bedroomed villa (all en suite), with its own secluded swimming pool. The property comes with a dishwasher, cable and satellite TV, internet/wi-fi, and outdoor barbecue. The owners describe it as “ideal for naturists”.
Costa Blanca Naturists – Hillside Villa
Saturday, 17th September, 2016
Hillside Villa is situated in a mountainous area 3km from the town of Crevillente on the Costa Blanca, 20 minutes drive from Alicante airport, and 40 minutes from Murcia airport. There’s a pool and terrace to soak up the atmosphere of the area or enjoy al-fresco dining in the Spanish sunshine. According to the owners, Lyndis and Leo, “not everyone wishes to be restricted by clothes and in the villa and it’s grounds that is not a problem.” Apparently, a discount is available on production of a naturist clubcard.
L’ Ancien Tabac table d’hotes, Languedoc
Friday, 9th September, 2016
L’ Ancien Tabac is a naturist bed-and-breakfast in the heart of the Languedoc, about 15 minutes drive north-west of Pézenas. There are two comfortable rooms, each with ensuite bathrooms and double beds. Behind the house there is a terrace and a secluded garden with a 3×6 metre swimming pool. The beaches of the Mediterranean are about 45 minutes drive. Described as a comfortable, clothing optional environment, ideal for those in search of relaxation combined with a genuine Mediterranean ambiance. Naturist hosts, Anne and Richard, hail from Norway and the UK respectively.
airbnb cottage, Barão de São Miguel, Algarve
Saturday, 3rd September, 2016
A rustic wooden cottage for two in a private valley at Barão de São Miguel, between Luz and Budens, Western Algarve. Situated in a private water-side setting and ideal for naturism. There’s use of a sauna and swimming in the lake. Within 10 km of the beaches, including nudist ones. The house is completely off grid and has a solar system. So there are not many electric devices (there is a fridge and tv). Cooking is on a gas hob.
La Villa Blanc B&B, Languedoc
Thursday, 25th August, 2016
Andrew and Debbie Davis offer B&B at their secluded Villa Blanc, at Conques Sur Orbiel, in the Languedoc, not far from Carcassonne. There are four guest bedrooms and the owners invite you to “improve that all-over tan” in their attractive grounds and around the pool. The accommodation is for adults only.
Skinny Dippers Mallorca expands
Tuesday, 16th August, 2016
To cope with growing demand, the popular boutique hotel Skinny Dippers, close to the famous Es Trenc nude beach, in Mallorca, has expanded and added self-catering apartments to its naturist portfolio. The Skinny Dippers Apartments – which have their own pool and gardens – are described as perfect for the independent naturist traveller looking for tranquility with peace and quiet.
Saturday, 13th August, 2016
Naked Retreat appears to be about discovering new experiences, learning to de-stress and seeing oneself and the world around from a different perspective. Week-long workshops are held in various locations – recent ones have included the Dominican Republic, Portugal, Malta and Gozo. Is it naturism re-invented? Not really, just another variation.
Domaine de la Quiquier, nr Uzes, South of France
Wednesday, 3rd August, 2016
A huge private estate located in the Municipalities of Goudargues and Lussan in the Gard region, north of the city of Uzes, has a ‘Mas’ that’s just been renovated (June 16) and offers five luxury suites. Domaine de la Quiquier includes a 1,000 acres of park and forest, and the accommodation, the pool and in fact the whole estate are described as ‘clothing optional‘.
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.