Photo by travelsofsophie. You know a beach is secret when you can only access it by foot. Photo by coast.
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 resortshere's our list of the 15 most sizzling seaside spots around the globe to soak up the sun, au naturel.
Sean Goedecke is a freelance writer trying to visit every cafe in Australia. If you enjoy his articles, it can't hurt to click the 'like' link at the bottom or subscribe. Published December 4th
SydneyMelb and fly back to singapore from Gold Coast. There are no legal nude beaches in Queensland. However, there is an "unofficial" one near Noosa.
Queensland looks set to finally catch up with the rest of Australia and get its first official nude beach. All states and territories except Queensland have had designated clothing-optional beaches since South Australia declared the first, Maslin Beach near Adelaide, in The Sunshine Coast has an unofficial nude beach in a national park area at Alexandria Bay, but enthusiasts have long lobbied for a legal beach.
When someone tells you they're coming to visit our vast and beautiful country, what's the first thing you'll suggest they see? The Sydney Opera House? Bondi Beach?
Stripping down at a beach gives you that fresh, out-of-the-shower feeling. There is also a strong community of naturists to join, whose openness and friendliness come from the fact they have nothing to hide — not even tan lines. Many naturists say the reason for nude beach-going is simple — they just feel more like themselves without clothes getting in the way.
More search options. Getting away from it all and chilling out sometimes means leaving all your worries behind. What about leaving your luggage at home too? Just remember the swimwear, wet suit, sarong — and of course the high factor sun lotion.
Fortunately, the authorities in charge of Makena State Park, on the island of Maui, understand that — and the locals appreciate the tourism dollars naturist travelers bring. Located at the confluence of the Frasier River with the Straits of Georgia and English Bay, this 5-mile long beach draws more thanvisitors annually to admire the surrounding white cliffs and emerald-green forest. As befits one of the largest nude beaches in the world, it enjoys the allegiance of the Wreck Beach Preservation Society.