Nude Beach

Nude Beach And Nudist Naked Beaches

A nude beach is almost the same as any other beach. There is a sandy or rocky beach, water, waves and people around to enjoy it all. The only thing that sets these nudist beaches apart from other beaches is the fact that the people go there to experience it all while in the nude. Nude beaches are frequented by people from all walks of life and most are just normal looking people like everyone else. There is a misconception that you need to look a certain way to visit a nudist beach but in all honesty, the nude beach is one of the most accepting environments one can find.


Many of those who visit nude beaches report that there is a certain openness to the people in comparison to a textile beach. People are more friendly, sociable, and they look out for each other. It’s also a less judgmental environment overall since there is no clothing to indicate a person’s status, wealth or occupation.

It is important to note that while people are naked at the beach, there is no overt or explicit sexual activity allowed. People are expected to behave and follow the laws just like at any other public beach. It’s also meant to be a family-friendly environment for the families and kids that visit nude beaches.

This section of our blog is dedicated to articles, posts and stories about or that relate to the nude beach:

The Real Nude Beach Project: Introducing Amy

The Real Nude Beach Body Positive Photography Project: Interview with Amy Introducing Amy — She is one of many participants in our Real Nude Beach Photography Project that took place at Gunnison Beach in New Jersey. Amy is so dedicated to the beach that she drives 4 hours, all the way from Virginia, to get there! In this interview, she talks about how the beach has affected her confidence and why she prefers Gunnison over any other beach. Check out the interview below! Interview with Amy for the Real Nude Beach Photography Project at Gunnison Beach Name: Amy Age: 34 ... Read more

Real Nude Beach: A Body Positive Naked Photography Project at Gunnison Beach

Introducing Our Body-Positive Nude Beach Photography Project If you believed what the media and pop culture says about nude beaches in the U.S., you might think that: – Nude beaches are only visited by very ugly, middle-aged people and / or senior citizens. – People only go to a nude beach in order to look at all the naked people or only exhibitionists go to a nude beach. – Nude beaches are full of debauchery, drugs and sex / orgies – Children are not allowed at nude beaches (or even if they were, families should and would never visit them). ... Read more

Our YNA Gunnison Beach Cleanup Report

Results of Our First Gunnison Beach Cleanup & Why Naturists Should Do Cleanups This past Saturday, we had our very first beach cleanup at Gunnison nude beach! Why organize a beach cleanup? First of all it is part of our YNA naturist philosophy to take care of the environment, especially the places we enjoy as naturists. Second, it’s important for the preservation of nude / clothing-optional beaches and places on public land. As we know, nude beaches get closed down all the time even when there’s been a longstanding tradition of nude use. Organizing a beach cleanup doesn’t guarantee that ... Read more

Bates Nude Beach Section Reestablished in California!

Bates California Beach Is Nude Again (With Conditions) Thanks To Long term Efforts of SCNA & Friends of Bates Beach Guest Blog by: Gary Mussell (Director, Friends of Bates Beach) North Rincon Beach (locally known as Bates Beach, named after the beach’s access from Bates Rd.) is at the southern tip of Santa Barbara County, just north of Rincon Point. The beach was once a safe, family-friendly environment that attracted several hundred people on summer weekends. On the convenient eastern end, people in bathing suits came to exercise their dogs and watch the world-class surfers practice their skills. The more ... Read more