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Liga Völs Naturist Club, Innsbruck, Austria

Saturday, 19th December, 2015

This long-established naturist club on the western outskirts of Innsbruck, in the heart of the Austrian Tyrol, can accommodate holidaying campers, caravanners and motorhomers by prior reservation. Liga Völs club has a well-run restaurant, bar, club house, swimming pool, and a children’s playground with sandpit, carousel, swings and toys. It goes without saying that the club is surrounded by inspiring Alpine scenery.

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.

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)

Elsendorp Naturist Recreational Park, Netherlands

Sunday, 19th October, 2014

The holiday resort Elsendorp comes with all the facilities and amenities of a highly rated Dutch naturist centre. With a large natural outdoor pool and sandy beach, an indoor pool, play areas for the children and modern comfortable chalet accommodation – it would make an ideal family holiday destination. Camping and caravanning pitches are also available. It is around 200 miles and a little over 3 hours driving from the Channel Tunnel. (Google translation)

Camping Terme Lendava, Slovenia

Tuesday, 14th October, 2014

Camping Terme Lendava, in the east of Slovenia, offers naturist camping during early and late season – the price list on the website indicates the dates available – minimum stay 3 nights. Guests can use the wellness centre and even choose a half-board option whilst camping (breakfast and dinner).

Saxony and Harz Mountains, Germany

Monday, 11th August, 2014

Danny has been in touch – “I wanted to let you know about some lovely inland places to chill naked on a beach.”

The first is a small lake with plenty of sunbathing lawns and sand, in the north of the historic town of Pirna near Dresden, at ‘Natursee Pirna‘. There is free parking for users of the lake (entrance off Äußere Pillnitzer Straße). Very relaxed feel to the place, with mixed textile and naked bathers, and not busy on the two occasions we visited in August 2014.

The second are the natural lidos in the mountains and forests of the Harz region in the centre of the country. Some of these pools are officially “FKK”, though most aren’t, but are quiet enough that you may find yourself the only person there. And given the laid back attitude of the Germans, it’s quite likely that no eyebrows would be raised if you did just plunge in naked after a walk in the forest.

Koala 49 Naturist B&B, Black Forest, Germany

Tuesday, 5th August, 2014

Ulrike and Karl Heinz offer bed and breakfast at their small naturist guest house – Koala 49 – on the northern edge of the Black forest, not far from Baden Baden. One of the rooms is equipped with a kitchen for self-catering. There is a garden for relaxing outside and also a sauna and spa tub.

Dobrá Lúka, Slovakia

Saturday, 19th July, 2014

Mark and Margo den Houting have opened what they claim to be the first naturist campsite in SlovakiaDobrá Lúka.They also offer accommodation in caravans, an apartment and a Gypsy wagon! There is a sauna and a heated above-ground pool: the well-equipped site has been developed around an ancient farm. The summer climate is generally hot.

Camping FKK Auenweg, Kärnten, Austria

Saturday, 15th March, 2014

Opened in 2009, Camping Auenweg is located on the outskirts of the town of the same name near Klagenfurt, in the Kärnten region of Austria. With modern facilities, the naturist site is located alongside a small lake, which is used for swimming. (website in German only)

Sea Nat Apartment, Belgium

Wednesday, 15th January, 2014

Located a handy 25-minute drive from Dunkirk, a first-floor naturist holiday apartment is available for INF card-holding members. The property is within walking distance of the beach at Koksijde – Oostduinkerke, Belgium, and is Dutch owned. The pretty garden has plenty of sun loungers and it’s own pool.

Szigetmonostor Naturista Park, Hungary

Saturday, 8th December, 2012

Naturista Sziget is an interesting small naturist resort on the island of Szentendrei in the River Danube, some 25km from Budapest. The family-friendly centre has a range of facilities on offer, including skinny-dipping in the river and an opportunity to go sailing in the buff. Holiday accommodation is provided mainly in wooden chalets and all INF members welcome.

FKK Camping Hilsbachtal, Nr Heidelberg, Germany

Saturday, 10th November, 2012

Situated at Sinsheim – to the southeast of Heidelberg – the well equipped Camping Hilsbachtal is set amidst the gently sloping hills of Kraichgau. It provides 250 generously sized camping and caravanning spaces on 10 hectares of grounds. Modern recreation, swimming and sanitary facilities should ensure an enjoyable naturist stay.

Dreiländereck Ferienpark der Naturisten, Germany

Tuesday, 2nd October, 2012

Dreiländereck Ferienpark der Naturisten is in the southwest of Germany, on the border with France. It is a half-an-hour’s drive from Freiburg (Breisgau), Basel (Switzerland) and Mulhouse (France). The attractive and modern naturist centre – which welcomes holiday visitors – is reputed to be situated in the warmest part of the country. Both the Black Forest and the Markgraeflerland are nearby.

Therme Erding, Munich

Wednesday, 11th May, 2011

Peter and his partner have been in touch to tell us about their experience of the Sauna Paradise at Therme Erding  in Munich, after reading our recommendation in The World’s Best Nude Beaches and Resorts (page 262). They were delighted to find what is claimed to be the largest complex of its type in the world, with over 25 different saunas and attractions including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, steam rooms and a palm-filled indoor garden – enjoyed by all in the buff. Additionally, there are extensive outdoor gardens set beside a lake which are used for nude sunbathing.

Camping Waldwiesen, Germany

Friday, 6th May, 2011

Camping Waldwiesen at Birkenfeld, in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany, is a traditional 4-star textile campsite, but which offers a sheltered naturist garden equipped with sun-loungers for relaxing as nature intended. The site is approximately 30 miles east of the Luxembourg border. (Translation by Google – original German version)

Golden Sands Beach, Karpaz, Northern Cyprus

Tuesday, 15th February, 2011

Danny has been in touch with the following information: “I would like to bring to your attention a non-official (but well used) nudist beach in Northern Cyprus which has gained increasing popularity over the years.  Signs are now provided and I frequently go there with my wife.  Superbly beautiful with great naturist opportunities at the far end of the beach, which we thoroughly enjoy every summer.” Much more detail available on the excellent Cap’n Barefoot’s Naturist Guide (towards the bottom of the page).


Inchupe naturist beach, Latvia

Wednesday, 2nd February, 2011

Richard and Dana have been in touch to tell us about Latvia’s longest nude beachInchupe (Inčupes), close to the town of Saulkrasti, and 27 km from Riga, the country’s capital. Although unofficial, the 2.5km strand has a well-established tradition of naturist use. Richard and Dana also have an attractive holiday house - Krastiņi – in the nearby pine forest, which is available to rent and only 10-15 minutes’ walk from the wild and natural bare beach. Get in touch with them for more details.

FKK Log Cabin on Rügen, German Baltic

Wednesday, 19th January, 2011

A naturist-friendly rustic log cabin is available for holidays on the German island of Rügen. No need for a ferry – there’s a bridge from the mainland to the island. The grounds are described as ideal for nude relaxation and sunbathing. It’s also possible to accommodate vacationers that have their own camper van. Rügen has plenty of white-sand bare beaches and is renowned for being one of the sunniest places in the country. (Website translation by Google – original in German).  Rügen tourist information

More bare strands on the German Baltic

Wednesday, 27th October, 2010

Danny has been in touch to tell us about his Baltic travels a few weeks ago. He recommends the many naturist beaches on the island of Usedom, which is close to the Polish border. In particular he suggests a good location north of Karlshagen Apparently, there are plenty of interesting things to do on the island and the bare beaches are very laid back, with swimsuited and nude bathers completely relaxed in each other’s company.

On the mainland, at Eldena near the university town of Greifswald, he recommends a stretch of the beach at the south-eastern end which is designated FKK and has nearby parking off the Greifswald-Wolgast road. There is a fee of 2 Euro to use the nude beach.

And at At Lubmin, not far from Greifswald, according to Danny, ‘the FKK beach at the western end of the town is great’. You pay to park, but there’s no charge to use the beach.

Ordinger Nordstrand nude beach, Germany

Sunday, 29th November, 2009

Duncan – the Scotsman Abroad – has been in touch to tell us about a superb bare beach at the northern end of the vast pale sands at St. Peter-Ording. Located in the Schleswig-Holstein district of Germany – 140km northwest of Hamburg – the FKK strand enjoys plenty of sunny, but sometimes breezy, days in summer. Miles of naked walking along the deserted shore beyond the official nudist section. Parking at the beach and plenty of facilities nearby – just ask for directions at the tourist office in the resort.