Best Beaches. Facebook Twitter Email. CNN — Although still taboo in many places, casting aside your clothes at the shore has become a customary practice around the world in recent times. From rocky coastlines to talcum powder fine sands, and big city bays to secluded shores, there are now hundreds of beaches where it's perfectly legal or at least de facto legal to sunbathe, swim and otherwise frolic beside the sea in nothing more than your birthday suit. While clothing-optional beach destinations may seem like a modern invention, it's actually quite an old idea, a product of the otherwise prudish Victorian era. During the s, American poet Walt Whitman extolled the virtues of the "Adamic air bath" -- his nude walkabouts and swims along Timber Creek in New Jersey, writing of "The free exhilarating ecstasy of nakedness in Nature.
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Jamaica is one of the most popular islands in the Caribbean for nude beach lovers. There's something about the extensive beaches, hot sun, and availability of ganja that inspires honeymoon couples and other adults on romantic getaways to shed their clothing along with their inhibitions on Jamaica's golden beaches and inside its clothing-optional resorts. Going nude isn't obscene or just for exhibitionists, though. However, going nude in public is technically against the law in Jamaica, but this law is only really enforced on public beaches that explicitly forbid nudity. Otherwise, there are parts of the island's beaches and private resorts where nudity is commonly enjoyed by sunbathers and the authorities don't intrude.
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Would like activities that are available at some of the larger, couples only, resorts, but are nudists so a nude beach or nude beach area at least is a must. Couples Negril has small nude area. GLN has what is called the cove for CO. Does not have to be all nude but most all. GLN does not offer free scuba and snorkeling. But has great snorkeling off the cove area! Couples Negril is much nicer resort nowadays than Grand Lido Negril. They have a designated AN area with a bar and lots of great inclusions. Beach there is beautiful!
If there's one problem with nude beaches, it's that you can't control who actually takes off their clothes. Also, sand gets everywhere. As we've already shared our favorite nude beaches in the US and then, again, in the Bay Area and outlined the rules of nudist resorts , here's our list of the 15 most sizzling seaside spots around the globe to soak up the sun, au naturel. Corniglia, Italy This small shoreline's a far cry from the Riviera's tourist-packed beaches, but well worth the short trek through a pitch-black tunnel don't forget a flashlight in the mountainous Cinque Terre region.