Although the barely-there, dental-floss bikini is said to have debuted here, nude beaches in Brazil are somewhat rare. Get our latest travel news and trends delivered to your inbox. Local clergy and others continue to mount protests legal and otherwise against the naked designation. Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro is not a nude beach, despite its depiction as such in the motion picture Blame It on Rio. Nuditymodesty and related topics. Cuisines to be savored are plenty that adds a lot to its resume. Get new posts by email.
Known as either Moshup Beach, after the Moshup Trail that leads down to the sand, or Gay Head Beach, because of its position below the scrub-topped Gay Head Cliffs, this strand has a clothing-optional section for sunbathing and recreation.
List of social nudity places in South America
Published on June 19th, by Mark Chesnut. Visitors are free to be naked wherever they want -- restaurants and stores, post offices or banks, sailing their boat or lounging on the long public beach where nudity is obligatory, even for those not staying at the resort. From rocky coastlines to talcum powder fine sands, and big city bays to secluded shores, there are now hundreds of beaches where it's perfectly legal or at least de facto legal to sunbathe, swim and otherwise frolic beside the sea in nothing more than your birthday suit. On the south coast of Cretebetween mountains and the Libyan Sea, lies Plakias, a tiny fishing village whose population swells during the summer months. Near the southern Brazilian city of Florianopolis is Praia do Pinho, an out-of-the-way nude beach, surrounded by soaring mountains and lush forests.