Everyone has probably gone skinny-dipping or sunbathed nude in the backyard. The sans-clothes moments in our lives may be short, but they are invariably fun. Spending a vacation or your honeymoon at a clothing optional resort promises great memories and no unsightly tan lines. For many people, going back to nature has become a positive lifestyle.

Clothing-optional resorts tend to be laid back and luxurious, and there are a lot of choices. Whether guests are first-timers or veterans, they quickly discover that clothing-optional resorts excel at creative entertainment. Many have themed or body-painting parties. Halloween can become very inventive without clothes. 

Guests with experience in the clothing-optional lifestyle can meet new friends with like interests. For couples in a rut, this type of resort can add a bit of spice to the relationship while embracing a more positive body image 

In addition, if anyone ever believes that your life lacks excitement, you can shut down any room by starting the conversation with, “Well, the last time I was at the nudist colony …” Dressed or not, you will hold center stage.

Different resorts bring different types of experiences. Let’s see which one suits you the best.

The 7 Best Clothing Optional Resorts In The World

Temptation Grand Miches Resort (Dominican Republic)

The Temptation Grand Miches Resort is a couples-only, clothing-optional, all-inclusive resort in Miches, Dominican Republic. Here, the jacuzzi and pool are for the unclothed, while dress is required at the beach. The resort’s private playroom is designed to turn fantasy into reality.

Accommodations at Temptation Grand Miches Resort

The fantasy begins when guests enter their suite. All the accommodations are meant to stimulate the senses. Most have their own large Jacuzzi, all-inclusive meals, room service, premium alcohol, and adult TV channels, while some come with the services of a private butler, a private terrace, and a bottle of Möet upon arrival. 

Dining at Temptation Grand Miches Resort

The resort offers five restaurants with all-inclusive unlimited food and spirits.  There are six bars to prepare everyone’s favorite cocktail. Both the Jacuzzi bar and the swim-up bar are clothing-optional.

Spa Experience

The spa offers soothing treatments and sensual massages to pamper and rejuvenate. Finish up in the couples’ Jacuzzi, the steam room, or the sauna. All spa treatments are included in the resort’s all-inclusive price.

Activities at Temptations Grand Miches

Visit the Y Nightclub and disco and let the music sweep you off your bare feet. What happens in the private playroom next to the club remains private. 

The Jacuzzi Lounge is meant to tempt – and it usually does.

Guests should not miss the sensual theme nights. Different themes mean different types of fun. It’s a time to go wild and let the imagination take over. Nothing is off-limits. Lovers of uniforms can dress up as a sexy nurse or put on a cop uniform and make an arrest. Take your partner and have some fun.

Nudity can take a backseat on Lingerie Night, when guests where their more sensual undergarments and a mask. 

Play devil or angel – on which side will you end up?

Leather and latex evenings can be fun and satisfying. Dress to impress and deal with the danger. It’s time to indulge your fetishes.

Hidden Beach Resort (Mexico)

Clothing-optional resort Hidden Beach Resort in Riviera Maya is in the popular Mexican resort district, along with Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and nearby Cancun. Tulum, the site of great Mayan temples, is a huge travel destination and less than an hour away. Riviera Maya is bordered by the world’s second-largest barrier reef and is a prime diving and snorkeling spot. Guests at Hidden Beach are welcome to share the amenities at the nearby El Dorado Seaside Suites, but they must be dressed when visiting. 

Accommodations of Hidden Beach Resort

The comfortable suites, which include a relaxing hot tub, overlook either the Mediterranean, lush gardens or the pool. 

Dining at Hidden Beach Resort

Hidden Beach has several dining options, from the a la carte La Vista Restaurant for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, to dining on the terrace or the beach by candlelight. And there are no worries about what to wear for dinner.

For a special date, guests of Hidden Beach can dine at Diamond El Dorado Seaside Suites – after selecting a suitable wardrobe for the occasion. 

The C’est La Vie Swim-Up Bar is available for delectable cocktails, and the Moonlight Bar has nightly entertainment and themed events. 

Spa Experience

There is no spa at Hidden Beach Resort

Activities at Hidden Beach Resort

Guests at Hidden Beach can spend their days lazing in the sun or engaging in some fun with their fellow guests. Or perhaps do a bit of both.

  1. Hidden Beach has taste-tasting sessions of its in-house tequilas. 
  2. Guests can indulge in a game of water volleyball and burn up calories with an hour-long aqua-fit workout.
  3. Joins others in games such as bingo, trivia, blackjack, or connect 4, and takes part in a mixology cocktail class.
  4. Each night’s entertainment has a different theme: Mexican on Monday, Cabaret Night on Tuesdays (guests love to wear sexy lingerie for this), Latin Dance Night on Wednesdays, Retro Night on Thursdays, pick up the mic for Karaoke on Friday nights, rock away Saturday evening, and sing along to Il Divo Tenors on Sunday nights.

Grand Lido Negril (Jamaica)

The Grand Lido Negril Au-Naturel is an all-inclusive, clothing-optional resort for adults over the age of 21 located by the fabulous Negril Beach in Jamaica. It is close to Seven Mile Beach, top nightspots, and the Time Square Shopping Mall.

The resort allows photographs only by the pool and beach. In addition to the Grand Lido Negril itself, guests have access to the amenities and entertainment at the nearby Royalton Negril, which requires proper attire, and the Hideaway at Royalton, is also clothing optional. 

This popular adult-only resort has won the 2022 Travelife Gold Certification, the 2021 and 2021 TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice, Best of the Best Awards, the 2020 Traveler’s Choice No. 1 in Negril, and the 2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Accommodations at Grand Lido Negril

The Grand Lido Negril has 26 beautiful suites with Butler Service, a private balcony, soaking tubs, and Jacuzzi, and breathtaking ocean views 

Dining at Grand Lido Negril

Grand Lido Negril has several international dining options, including room service and afternoon tea.

There are nine bars at the resort serving signature cocktails.

Spa Experience

Guests can relax and rejuvenate at the spa’s hydrotherapy center and massage rooms, and work out at the fitness center, which provides pool-side yoga, sunrise yoga at the beach, Pilates, Zumba, kickboxing, and tennis. 

Activities at the Grand Lido Negril

Guests at the Grand Lido Negril can enjoy kayaks, scuba diving lessons, snorkeling, and catamaran excursions. The neighboring Royalton Negril and Hideaway at Royalton Negril offer nightly live entertainment. 

Waiters are ready to pamper guests with meals, delicious hors d’oeuvres, and drinks while they are at the pool, in their private cabana, or on the beach.

The town of Negril is a favorite tourist destination with plenty to explore, such as hiking up the scenic Dunn’s River Falls or Mayfield Falls or visiting the Negril Lighthouse and Barney’s Hummingbird Garden. There are the 40-feet Negril cliffs for the brave and daring, and those willing can jump off into the clear water below.

The Natural Curacao (Curacao)

The Natural Curacao is the only clothing-optional resort on Curacao. It is intended as a haven for naturalists to tune into nature with respect for others and the environment. Those too shy to go au natural are welcome to keep their clothes on. No pressure here, but The Natural Curacao is a very comfortable resort where shyness soon melts away. Day visitors are required to be undressed.

The resort is very eco-conscious and recycles water to use for plants. Pure well water is used for the pool, and solar panels generate electricity. Everything at The Natural Curacao is about nature at its purest. It is a place to relax, and everyone over the age of 14 is welcome to the experience.

The Natural is considered one of the world’s best clothing options because of its year-round soothing weather and panoramic ocean view. It has won the Travelers’ Choice award in 2021 and 201 and the NFN “Comfortable Nude” award. 


There are several choices of accommodation. The largest is the Deluxe Bungalow with two bedrooms, a full-sized kitchen, and a terrace. There are four other luxurious bungalows with their own terrace and a great view. 

The smaller studio is closer to the pool and has its own terrace and outdoor dining set. The best views at the resort can be enjoyed at the apartments, which are perfect for couples.

For a true getaway into nature, the two Safari Tent offers the outdoors with a king-sized bed, cooking facilities, and a shower. 

Dining at The Natural Curacao 

The resort serves breakfast on the day of guests’ arrival and departure, and drinks are available throughout the day. It does not serve lunch or dinner, but there are restaurants nearby.

Spa Experience

Guests can enjoy the ultimate in relaxation with a massage, including couples’ massages and body scrubs.

Activities at The Natural Curacao 

Curacao has stunning beaches such as Porto Marie, Daaibooi, and Cas Abou, designed for diving and snorkeling. Visitors will enjoy hiking through the mountains and riding a horse on the beach.  

The city of Willemstad is known for its beautiful pastel-colored Dutch houses that are works of art in themselves. It’s the perfect city for strolling, and visitors will love a swim with the dolphins at the Dolphin Academy. Thursday evenings, everyone, locals and visitors alike, get together for Punda Vibes, where the city fills with music and fireworks while the shops are open late.

Cypress Cove Nudist Resort (Florida)

Some families live as nature intended them to live. Cypress Cove Nudist Resort in Kissimmee, Florida, is a family-friendly nudist resort overlooking a lake and Florida’s wetlands and is a favorite clothing-optional destination for families throughout the world. Traditional nudist values are taught and respected here.

Accommodations at Cypress Cove

Cypress offers rooms and remodeled villas near their pool. For outdoor enthusiasts, the campground includes RV parking, internet and cable hookup, and bathhouse and laundry facilities. Tent camping by the lake does not have hookups.

Dining at Cypress Cove Nudist Resort

The Lakeside Restaurant offers fresh cuisine with a stunning view of the lake. Although it does have plenty of vegetarian options, dining here includes lobster and crab, coconut shrimp, and plenty of steaks, all paired with the appropriate wine.

During the evening, guests can dance to live music and/or a professional DJ. 

The Scuttlebutts Lounge is the place for games and Happy Hour cocktails. They also hold regular karaoke parties. 

Cheeks Bar & Grille by the pool serves simple breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. Relax here and spend the day watching TV or playing billiards. 

Spa Experience

There are no judgments at Cypress Cove Nudist Resort, but most guests enjoy pampering their bodies during their stay. They can work out at the fully equipped gym, take an exercise class, or play a rousing game of tennis, golf, or pickleball. Canoes and kayaks are available for cruising the lake.

The full-service salon keeps guests looking their best, and the spa rejuvenates their spirits with massages, body scrubs, and aromatherapy.

Activities at Cypress Cove Nudist Resort

There are always fun activities at the resort. A boat ride on the lake is a great way to view the local birds. Or take a bike ride and indulge in some great local scenery. 

The resort has permanent residents who have organized clubs for various interests, such as a computer club, bingo, cribbage, mahjong, bridge games, camera club, and the resort’s own glee club. Dart games are always popular, like the daily powerwalks, aqua Zumba, and twice-a-week line dancing classes. Guests are welcome to join in all the games and activities. 

From classic, old-school amusement parks to zipping across the waters of the Everglades on an airboat ride, Kissimmee is all about the thrills. Go ziplining high above the treetops, float above it all in a hot air balloon, and explore the wonders of natural Florida by kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard. 

Desert Sun Resort (California)

Desert Sun Resort is located in Palm Springs, where the desert is always inviting. Guests can take off their clothes and soak up the sun to their heart’s content. People here are non-judgmental, and nudity is as natural as becoming one with nature.

Palm Beach has long been a popular A-list destination with its hot springs, golf courses, great restaurants, and even better weather. Who knows who you might run into? The resort is for adults only, and day passes are available for couples, but not singles.

Palm Springs grew into an elite destination out of necessity. Actors in the old studio days were not permitted to leave Hollywood beyond 100 miles without permission from the studio. Palm Springs is precisely 99 miles away, so many stars made it their secret hideaway. Flamboyant Errol Flynn created the first nudist resort here.

Accommodations at Desert Sun Resort

The rooms at the resort have balconies and a view of the pool. The resort has a legendary history of movie star parties and has received mentioned in Joseph Wambaugh’s novels. 

Dining At Desert Sun Resort

The Oasis Café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and the pool bar offers a variety of drinks.

Spa at Desert Sun Resort

The spa at Desert Sun Resort offers rejuvenating treatments and several types of massages, including couples’ massages.

Activities at Desert Sun Resort

The resort provides rackets for a rousing game of nude tennis, and the court is lit for those who desire the cooler night air for the game. Its pit fire is popular both days and evenings when guests simply want to relax and sip a soothing drink. 

While at the Desert Sun Resort, guests can take the opportunity to enjoy the city’s many attractions. All of Hollywood descends upon the town each spring to see and be seen at the spectacle known as Coachella. The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is a 10-minute gondola ride with a view of the entire valley. Visitors should linger at the top and enjoy the vista while dining in the restaurant. Palm Springs is home to the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens, which includes both North American and African animals.

While Palm Springs is a desert, the Tahquitz Canyon is a gushing 50-foot waterfall and stunning rock formations at the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reservation. The canyon is a historically sacred site for the Cahuilla Indians and of tremendous cultural significance. 

Sea Mountain Lifestyles Resort Spa Nudist Hotel (California)

The Sea Mountain Lifestyle Resort Spa Nudist Hotel is near Palm Springs and the Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California and was designated Top Celebrity Spa in the USA by MSN and won the Best Private Retreat in the USA for four straight years. AOL has named Sea Mountain Lifestyle Resort one of the top five places in the world to be naked. Its healing mineral waters are known as the purest in the world. Guests can soak in the 24-hour mineral water whirlpool or sunbathe for an all-over tan. This is one of California’s favorite retreats, with its 24-hour lounge with music where guests boogie like rock stars. The resort can be visited overnight or with a day pass, but it is available only to couples and females. There are no single males.

With its proximity to both Los Angeles and Las Vegas, the resort enjoys a prime location and is ideally located for day trips.

LA Magazine has called it best of issue every year from 2013 through 2021. The New York Times has called the resort the best in the world in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. The UK Times refers to it as the Best Bed and Breakfast, and LA Weekly calls it the best place to retreat nude. 

Accommodations at Sealife Mountain Resort

The accommodations include 15 guests with absolute privacy and mineral water in the bathrooms. Breakfasts are included with all rooms. Everyone has access to all parties, and munchies and teas are unlimited.

Dining at Sealife Mountain Resort

There is no onsite dining, but there are plenty of nearby eateries.

Spa Experience

The extraordinary spa experience at the Sealife Mountain Resort is available to guests and day visitors with a pass.

The spa offers single and couple’s massages, a mineral pool, whirlpool, aromatherapy, a nude tanning garden, and 24-access to the club lounge. 

Activities at Sea Mountain Resort

The 24-hour club lounge is open to anyone who wants to bring his or her fantasy to life. This is the place to explore and dance to the music. Come as a couple or come alone and find someone to leave with. It’s good to be naughty here.

Clothing-Optional Etiquette

Most first-time visitors to a clothing-optional resort need to keep an open mind to new experiences. And not all resorts are the same. Some permit some clothing, others are nude-only. Some restaurants require clothes, others do not; however, if they don’t, bringing a towel on which to sit is a must. 

Some resorts are couples only, and others include both couples and singles. Each guest has to determine his or her own level of comfort. It is considered rude to stare at people at a clothing-optional resort as it will likely make them feel uncomfortable. Proper behavior is appreciated here as much as everywhere else.

Swinging or otherwise engaging in relationships is not that uncommon, but basic manners should prevail – no means no. Some resorts are more lenient toward swinging, while others are very family-oriented and even permit children.

Most clothing-optional resorts will not permit cameras and cell phones in public areas. Guests should feel safe in the knowledge that they are not being photographed. 

When visiting a clothing-optional resort, pack a few appropriate outfits. Guests frequently end up exploring areas where clothing will be required.

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