What Do You Do on a Nude Vacation
Who does this kind of thing and what do they do on a nude holiday?
The Association of Nude Recreation has a perfect answer:
“We draw from folks from all walks of life…doctors, lawyers and everything in between.”
But they go on to say that you can’t know the difference when you’re all nude.
And they do everything from sailing to picnicking and building sand castles. And where do they do it?
Traveler’s Digest has a list of the best “nude travel destinations,” and the top choice is boBRENE on Tambourine, Australia (Queensland).
As a former (I accidentally wrote this as “firmer”) official at the Association of Nude Recreation once told me, “nude travelers say when they take off their clothes…they put on a smile!
And we assume, insect repellant.
But, seriously, Nude Travel is big business.
There are 270 clubs and resorts in the United States, Canada, Mexico offering clothes free vacations of all kinds. And the American Association for Nude Recreation reports 213,000 members spending 400 million plus bucks on nude vacations. It’s a global industry.
The Florida-based site is pretty savvy about its mission (“to responsibly enjoy nudity in the company of our family and friends…and to be treated as law-abiding citizens”), and offers many pages of insights including “From a Women’s Perspective”; “Corporate Partners”; “Nudist Family Values.”
It’s the country’s oldest such organization, with origins back in the early 1930′s.
So, while skinny-dipping in the local swimming hole may be a thing of the past, nude recreation as a travel option is becoming very popular. And profitable,
Interested travelers can have their most personal questions answered on the blog, Castaways Travel. Their FAQ’s page about what they call “Clothing Optional, Nude and Adult Travel Fun,” and while the answers are sometimes tongue-in-cheek, they’re helpful and informative. Light-hearted, as befits the culture of clothing-optional vacations, one would assume.
Topics covered range from the awkward (how do I deal with an erection) to the obvious (my body isn’t perfect, will I be embarrassed?). So, now you know. If you have the urge, there are plenty of places to express it.