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 resorts , here's our list of the 15 most sizzling seaside spots around the globe to soak up the sun, au naturel. Corniglia, Italy This small shoreline's a far cry from the Riviera's tourist-packed beaches, but well worth the short trek through a pitch-black tunnel don't forget a flashlight in the mountainous Cinque Terre region. You'll be rewarded with an isolated beach populated by naked Italians. Is there anything better? The name of that Frenchman?
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Nude beaches in Brazil are not numerous, but they're certainly beautiful. Nudism is practiced unofficially in several Brazilian beaches, but on many of them, there are breaches of the naturist's code of ethics and nudists may face the risk of harassment or worse. Also remember that according to Brazilian laws, nudism outside designated areas is considered a misdemeanor. The best resource for information about official nude beaches, clubs, and communities in Brazil is the Brazilian Federation of Naturism FBrN. During most of the year, naturists can expect balmy breezes, gently swishing coconut groves, a sweet-salty smell and water so ideally warm, you feel like you're one with the ocean.
Go Back. A sunbather who felt offended and called the police to remove the naked bathers was told by the officer that there was nothing he could do since the place was to be shared with the nudist crowd now. Even though the fight went on for so long, the naturists were caught with their pants down having to improvise cardboard handwritten signs placed on sticks buried in the sand, so people inclined to sunbathe on the nude would find their new sanctuary in Rio and those wanting to keep their clothes on wouldn't be shocked. Defending his naturism views, Ribeiro wrote in Rio's daily O Dia : "If we really followed the Brazilian tradition, we'd all be naked, because the real Brazilian, the Indian, already practiced naturalism long before Brazil was discovered, as reported by Caminha.
Jump to navigation. Following a two-decade battle Ribeiro helped spearhead as the head of a local nudist association, Rio de Janeiro has its first beach for nudists, which may surprise some given the city's renown for its hedonistic Carnival celebrations and anything-goes attitude. Abrico beach, about 25 miles 40 kilometers west of central Rio, was officially made a nudist beach last month. While Brazilian beachwear may be as close as one can get to being nude while ostensibly clothed, for Brazilians those tiny spandex triangles covering private parts make all the difference. Nudism outside of Carnival parades is widely frowned upon in Brazil. On the more than 7, kilometers 4, miles of coastline, there are just eight official nudist beaches, now including Rio's Abrico. That's compared to over nude recreation areas in the U. Most people here continue to mix up nudism and free love," said Ribeiro, as he strolled the sand in his birthday suit, accessorized with a cap to shield his head from the sun.