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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.

Sunnier Pines, NW Florida

Monday, 18th March, 2013

Sunnier Pines Nudist Club opened its doors for the first time a couple of years ago. Located at Jay, in the rolling hills of north-west Florida, in Santa Rosa county, a short drive from Pensacola. The well-developed and equipped site is family-friendly and affiliated to the two leading organisations in the country: The Naturist Society (TNS) and The American Association for Nude Recreation (AANR).

Clothing Optional Home Network

Monday, 4th March, 2013

An interesting fledgling venture has recently arrived on the scene in the US to provide a network of nudist-friendly Bed and Breakfast style properties for vacationers. The Clothing Optional Home Network is a group of homes offering a private, clothing-optional / nudist experience.  Some host homes are in suburban areas while other locations are in rural or mountain sites.  But all welcome guests to enjoy their accommodation as nature intended . . . clothes free!

Fawlty Towers Resort, Cocoa Beach, Florida

Monday, 2nd July, 2012

A well-established 32-room motel in Cocoa Beach, Florida, changed its status to become clothes-optional from May 2012. Fawlty Towers Resort is located 200 yards from the beach, 20 minutes’ drive from Kennedy Space Centre and 45 minutes’ from Orlando airport. A tropical garden surrounds the pool; and there’s an authentic “Tiki Bar” featuring European Beers and Ciders. Day passes are available for non-residents.

New England Home

Thursday, 7th June, 2012

A large property for holiday exchange in Merrimack, New Hampshire – 60km from Boston – set in extensive private grounds and backing onto 300 acres of conservation land. According to the owners, the total privacy lends itself to skinny-dipping in the swimming pool and sunbathing as nature intended.

Disney Magic Vacation Home, Florida

Sunday, 29th January, 2012

Advertised on the Naturist Life website – ‘Why not try a holiday in the Florida sun at a villa which is suitable for naturists – the pool and patio are completely screened, unlike most villas in the area that are open to view. The Disney theme parks are nearby (4 miles), as are many other attractions.’ The comfortable property has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, together with cable TV and broadband internet.

Chaparral Resort B&B, Texas, USA

Friday, 9th December, 2011

According to Don and Pat, who operate the Chaparral Resort in Texas, “If you are a free spirit you will enjoy what awaits you – we offer a clothing optional stay in a totally private and secluded setting, or just a quiet get away – the choice is yours”. Located 34 miles south-west of Fort Worth, and half way between historic Granbury and Weatherford, the secluded suites with covered patios offer comfortable accommodation and an extensive choice of leisure facilities.

Gulf Coast Naturist Resort, Florida

Tuesday, 1st March, 2011

Gulf Coast Resort is in Hudson, Florida, approximately 30 miles north of Tampa, and about five miles from the coast on the Gulf of Mexico. Set in 40 acres of pines and oaks, the naturist park has a heated pool and spa surrounded by extensive sunbathing lawns.Tennis, petanque, horsehoes, cornhole and shuffleboard are also on offer. Camping space available (with hook-ups for RVs) and day visitors are welcome.

The World’s Biggest Nude Cruise

Thursday, 24th February, 2011

Bare Necessities Tour and Travel, based in Austin Texas,  have been successfully organising luxury naturist cruises for more than 20 years. Last week the company announced its latest venture – a record-breaking voyage for 3,000 nudists, taking place in February 2013, on board the ‘Carnival Freedom’. Sailing from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the eight-day itinerary will take in Cozumel, Mexico, Lima in Costa Rica and Colon in Panama, with side tours to the famous canal available. A trip not to be missed – details and brochure at www.thebignudeboat.com

Pine Tree Nudist Club, Maryland

Monday, 7th February, 2011

Pine Tree at Crownsville centers around a grassy common area with pool, courts for tennis, paddleball, and volleyball, and lawns for sunbathing. The clubhouse offers a dance floor, indoor pool, hot tub, and saunas and a shady terrace for get-togethers. There are facilities for overnight campers and RV owners, including toilets and outdoor showers. Pine Tree is six miles from Annapolis and less than an hour’s drive from both Washington, D.C., and Baltimore.

Haulover Beach Condo, North Miami

Monday, 17th January, 2011

High in the sky, a 2-bedroomed apartment on the 20th floor overlooking the famous Haulover naturist beach is available to rent in Miami. Situated in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, the uninterrupted ocean views provide an impressive vista. Arlen House East is a full-service accessible and secure building with 24-hour door staff and a valet service. The development enjoys a heated pool, an in-ground jacuzzi, a sauna, a gym and tennis courts in the private landscaped gardens, next to an intercoastal lagoon. A private, covered parking spot comes with the apartment.

Comprehensive American update from TNS

Sunday, 3rd January, 2010

The Naturist Society (TNS), our US publishing partner of The World’s Best Nude Beaches and Resorts, has produced a comprehensive update to American information in the guidebook. A detailed list of amendments have been posted on their website and can be accessed here.

Name change at Desert Shadows (page 56)

Thursday, 8th May, 2008

Renowned Californian naturist resort, Desert Shadows Inn, has recently changed ownership and been re-named Desert Sun Resort. The new owners plan to upgrade the family-friendly holiday destination during the coming months. (The resort is described on page 56 of The World’s Best Nude Beaches)

Sea Mountain Resort, Palm Springs

Monday, 28th April, 2008

The new upscale Sea Mountain Resort at Desert Springs, near Palm Springs, California offers a hedonistic-style spa experience where clothes are not required. Accommodation is available and day-visitors are welcome. The retreat is under two hours drive from Los Angeles.

Hawaii Buff Vacation, Big Island

Monday, 28th January, 2008

Doctors of Chiropractic Jeri Rose and Michael Ravenswing offer naturist-friendly vacation accommodation for up to 6 people at their property on Big Island. Located half an hour from the ancient town of Hilo and set in two and a half acres on a cliff-top overlooking the ocean, Jeri and Michael’s focus is on a healthy lifestyle. They can arrange massage, chiropractic care, yoga sessions, or even an authentic Luau with fire dancers! 

Sagamore Hotel, Miami Beach

Tuesday, 22nd January, 2008

The 4-star Sagamore Hotel on Collins Avenue, Miami Beach – only a few minutes’ drive from world-famous Haulover nude beach -allows clothing-optional sunbathing on the terraced lawn in the grounds of the property. October 2007 saw American photographer, Spencer Tunick shooting one of his now famous nude installations at the hotel (6 pics to view).

Palm Beach Gardens Vacation Home, Florida

Saturday, 19th January, 2008

A 3-bedroomed rental home available for vacations in south Florida with a good sized private rear yard and a secluded pool. There’s a 75-foot lakeside frontage and the refurbished property located three miles from the beach is described as naturist-friendly. A computer and internet connection is provided.

Chill out in Hawaii

Sunday, 13th January, 2008

Kalani, is an educational non-profit retreat that celebrates nature, culture and wellness on Hawaii Island. Bordered by tropical jungle and the Pacific Ocean, where Kehena clothes-optional beach is often frequented by dolphins (World’s Best Nude Beaches page 72). Skinny-dipping is also on offer in the Olympic pool at the centre after 3pm (adults only after 7pm).

Nearby Kahena Beach Bungalows provide handy alternative (textile) accommodation for the nude beach.

Disney holiday home uncovered in Florida

Wednesday, 9th January, 2008

Naturists Lynn and Louise from Shropshire, UK provide luxury holiday accommodation at their 4-bedroomed villa close to the Disney theme parks in Florida. The owners advise their Comfort Landings villa has ‘a south-facing garden, patio & pool offering absolute privacy – so much so that clothing is optional in these areas’. They add, ‘you can get an enviable all-over Florida tan without any lines’.

Ventana Inn & Spa, California

Tuesday, 8th January, 2008

The upscale Ventana Inn and Spa located on the Big Sur Coast, between Monterey and San Luis Obispo – 28 miles south of Carmel, offers au naturel sunning and swimming. Set in 243 hillside-acres, the 60-room inn has a plush, intimate and relaxed atmosphere. Included in the host of facilities – not least the Japanese hot baths – there are two swimming pools, one of which is costumes-optional. There’s also a clothing-optional sundeck nearby.