The concept of being topless and experiencing nude beaches might gather a lot of fame in India, but this idea has for long been appreciated and practiced at several international destinations.
I mean, a nude beach is one of the most popular and best ways to explore one’s social nudity.
That is why, IML Travel brings to you a list of the top 10 nude beaches in the world, where you can enjoy being naked without the fear of being judged or worse, arrested.
Remote South American sands that are worth a visit
This Nude beach is a remote area within Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona in Colombia.
It takes either several hours on a boat or a 2.5 hour hike through lush, monkey-filled jungle to get there, but it’s absolutely stunning. While you spend time on this beach, you will notice many curious Colombians, as well as many independent travelers and backpackers enjoying their first nude beach experience.
Secret Beach in Vancouver
This secret location is found at the base of a steep trail that descends from the campus of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
There can be numerous beaches in Vancouver one can access. But of all the beaches, Wreck Beach is in the most beautiful location without being difficult to access as you can get there by transit.
Did You Know? Wreck Beach is the oldest legal nude beach in Canada.
Summertime at Australia’s Great Ocean Road
From sunbathing to playing Frisbee, practicing some yoga or go for swim – one can explore their nudity in all kinds.
But remember to check the weather before you head out to beach as the weather tends to drop very easily. It can be a little chilly!
The beach can be found on the drive towards the Great Ocean Road from Melbourne. Moreover, the scenery is just stunning, with beautiful rugged cliff faces and a lovely community there.
There is a variety of men and women at the beach, with more and younger people attending too.
Shaded sands and crystal clear sea on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast
Located at a nudist campsite, Sovinje is a fabulous nudist beach in the largest settlement of Pašman, Croatia. Pine trees surrounding the beach provide shade during the day.
Visitors can enjoy their time at several restaurants, cafes, and shops along the waterfront.
Also, the sea is squeaky clean and perfect for swimming, snorkeling, paddling or just simply having fun and refreshing yourself.
Sun and fun in Southern California
Blacks Beach in San Diego is the only nude beach around Southern California.
Surrounded by the Torrey Pines cliffs, the beach is about a half mile hike down a steep staircase trail which adds to some physical activity.
The interesting part? Blacks Beach is located by the University of San Diego which draws in younger crowds during the summer months.
I mean, who doesn’t like to spend their summer at the beach?
That too on a nude one!
Hidden surf at Samurai Beach, New South Wales
If you are a first time visitor, you will be stunned by the beauty of the flawless beach. In fact, it is quite a secretive beach but not deserted.
You will see a lot of families with kids here playing in the sand, as well as some fisherman and surfers.
And…If you are lucky and you could even drive to the beach and create a nude barbecue!
I’ve heard the craziest things about this beach.
For example, Nudist clubs from around Newcastle come together on this beach and play games once a year.
Netherlands is quite open on topics like naturism, and there are various of places for nude recreation.
Zandvoort beach is one of them.
Why is it special?
It is where you can enjoy the annual New Year’s Day skinny dipping. In fact, many people come here to run into the cold water.
How to become a nudist? Tips for first-timers
Loving yourself plays a huge part in being confident. To be more comfortable in your own skin, you should start to get naked at home. It is the only place you can be the most comfortable.
Spend more time naked in your own company.
Make it fun
However, you can make it fun by including it into your daily chores. For example,
- Do the dishes naked,
- Do the house chores naked,
- Sleep naked and much more.
This will help you get use to see the image of your naked body when walking by the mirror.
If there is a nude resort near you, go explore!
But remember – if anyone gives you the wrong vibe or makes you uncomfortable, all you have to do is notify management and the situation will be dealt with promptly.
If you still feel awkward, bring some friends and experience something new.
Trust me its stress relieving.
If you don’t like it, just get dressed and leave. It is all about experience. And you don’t necessarily have to do it again, if you don’t feel like doing it.
Humans are conditioned to wear clothes, but it is fun to experience one’s nudity in a public nude beach!