1. Hidden Treasure: Hidden Beach Resort - Au Naturel
Club, Riviera Maya, Mexico - Average Nightly Rate: $541
"For travelers, a great vacation is all about escaping. For most that means
escaping the confines of their homes, for others, it is best achieved by
escaping the confines of their clothes," said Michele Perry, vice president
of global communications for TripAdvisor.
Nothing is actually hidden at this beautiful Kantenah Bay Riviera Maya
resort that makes a clothing-optional vacation a truly luxurious -- and
liberating -- experience. According to one TripAdvisor traveler, "Everyone
is just there to relax and enjoy the sun and to unwind. I cannot think
of a better place to do all of those things."
Hidden Beach Resort Au Naturel Club is the only luxurious all-inclusive
nudist resort in the Mexican Caribbean. Consisting of 42 beachfront suites,
it is a secluded adults only property, perfect for couples and singles
alike. Located just 1 hour south of Cancun Airport, Hidden Beach Resort
lies on a stretch of white sand beach offering spectacular vistas of the
Mexican Caribbean sea. Hidden Beach blends signature services such as personalized
check-in with a welcome glass of champagne or the exclusive concierge service
with charming architecture to create an atmosphere of understated luxury.
2. Forbidden Fruit: Garden of Eden Resort, Isla Solarte, Panama
- Average Nightly Rate: $130
Tucked away on Panama's Caribbean coast, this pristine island's laid-back
atmosphere will inspire you to experience Eden in the same manner Adam
and Eve once did-without clothes. According to one TripAdvisor traveler,
"Good food and good company in enchanting surroundings. One can spend a
day totally relaxing or exploring the waters and islands nearby."
3. Living Legend: Living Waters Spa, Desert Hot Springs, California
- Average Nightly Rate: $260
Between the hot mineral water pools and the luxurious accommodations,
Living Waters Spa is the perfect place for total au naturel relaxation
in the California sunshine -- tan lines optional. As one TripAdvisor traveler
said, "If you enjoy a clothing-optional environment where you can just
completely let go and relax, this place is perfect."
4. Terra Firma: Terra Cotta Inn, Palm Springs, California - Average
Nightly Rate: $149
Once a celebrity retreat site, the Terra Cotta Inn is now a relaxation
destination where all visitors are welcome to feel comfortable and pampered,
movie star body or not. One TripAdvisor traveler called it, "A place where
you can feel totally comfortable shedding your stress, worries, and cares
right along with your clothes."
5. Hot Stuff: Caliente Caribe Resort and Spa, Puerto Plata, Dominican
Republic - Average Nightly Rate: $235
Stay clothed on the lush Caribbean grounds if you wish, but undress
for a comfortable experience that is naturally delightful. As one TripAdvisor
traveler commented, "Watching the stars and moon from the beachside hot
tub was one of our most memorable moments."
6. Bare in Bonaire: Sorobon Beach Resort, Bonaire - Average Nightly
Visitors love the tranquility of this beachy (and bare) Bonaire haven,
with its shallow barrier-protected bay that makes swimming, scuba diving
and snorkeling a delight. According to one TripAdvisor traveler, "The total
concept of being nude 24-7 was very relaxing. The island is very beautiful
and we will be back to this resort next year."
7. Goin' Cabanas: Cabanas Copal, Tulum, Mexico - Average Nightly
Relaxing in a seaside Caribbean cabana is reason enough to head to Cabanas
Copal, but candlelit evenings in this eco-friendly tropical retreat make
this in-the-buff destination even more appealing. One TripAdvisor traveler
said, "Waking up in paradise inside a beautiful cabana surrounded by the
jungle, and looking at the turquoise color of the sea, is priceless!"
8. Sight Club: Club Orient Resort: St. Maarten - Average Nightly
Pristine white beaches and uninhabited nearby islands often leave guests
feeling uninhibited at Club Orient in St. Martin. As one TripAdvisor traveler
put it, "Staying at Club Orient is as close to heaven as you can get without
dying! Nudity feels so natural that even first timers have no problem shedding
9. Negril in the Nude: Grand Lido Negril Resort & Spa, Negril,
Jamaica - Average Nightly Rate: $523
Whether you dress up for a romantic meal, or really "dress down" at
the clothing-optional beach, this couples destination combines high luxury
and natural beauty. According to one TripAdvisor traveler, "The beach is
beautiful, crystal clear water that is so warm and calm, and they provide
floats so you can float all day in paradise."
10. Serenity Now: Punta Serena, Tenacatita, Mexico - Average
Nightly Rate: $240
Featuring hot tubs overlooking the water, beautiful beaches and a lively
bar and pool, this au naturel resort is a Mexican gem. According to a TripAdvisor
traveler, "Overall, it was the most relaxing and romantic week we have
ever spent at a resort."
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