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June 27, 2008

No Shirt, No Problem: Adults-Only Hotels, Part 2

Boayan
Island a la nude.

by Beata Loyfman

Last week, we brought you our picks for top adults-only hotel zones. Today we crank it up a notch to satisfy your (secret?) naturist jones with three destinations dedicated to the clothing-optional lifestyle. I know what you're thinking: Unshaven, hemp-loving hippies munching on tofu burgers, realigning their chakras, and sleeping in hammocks on the beach (Woody Harrelson, I'm talking to you).

Well, not so fast. At these swank, adults-only spots, the only realignment you'll feel is when the masseur fixes that nagging kink in your lumbar spine:

Southern California's Sea Mountain Resort is a posh retreat for couples and single females (sorry guys) where the main attraction is bathing in the mineral waters of the local hot springs. Yes, naked bathing. There's also naked suntanning, naked massage, naked parties...you get the idea.

Nearby in Desert Hot Springs, the Living Waters Spa focuses on the rejuvenating benefits of the (naked) spa experience: Massages, wraps, mineral baths, and complete (naked) tranquility (sorry, can't stop). This means no swingers or sex parties allowed. For that sort of thing, try one of the Hedonism resorts.

A bit further east, 7,400 miles to be exact, Boayan is a private island in the South China Sea where you can fulfill your Robinson Crusoe fantasy, loincloth and all. A stay here includes a villa, a staff of 5, all meals, and a traditional Philippine boat with captain. Perhaps Woody should rethink his  40-day fast and bring his nudity-loving ways to the far east.

Comments

So couples & single women & no (single) men. Ladies...I think your men are going to be asking for this vacation.

Apparently this rule does not apply at Living Waters Spa, however they do try to maintain a gender balance. So if you're thinking (naked) bachelor/bachelorette party, you might want to check availability in advance.
- Beata Loyfman

Living Waters is small and nice.

I am surprised you left out the nicest clothing optional resorts in Southern California which are located in Palm Springs, CA. Palm Springs is a world class vacation destination which Conde Nast has written about many times. Your readers will rather go to that great town with all the nice restaurants, activities, art galleries, etc.

The other nice clothing optional rsorts in palm Springs are Morningside Inn http://morningsideinn.com Terra Cotta Inn http://sunnyfun.com and Desert Shadows http://desertshadows.com

We are from Clearwater and love Palm Springs and their nudist resorts.

Thanks for the feedback hauloverluvr99. Actually, Desert Hot Springs is just a hop, skip, 'n' a jump away from Palm Springs. So guests can enjoy the town's offerings, then escape to the soothing desert waters. Ahhh...
Anyone else have a favorite clothing-optional locale?
- Beata Loyfman

The article also failed to mention Caliente Resort in Land O Lakes, FL

http://www.calienteresorts.com/

Matthew Mcconaughey also spends half his time shirtless...wouldn't be surprised to see him go the extra mile and hang out at some of these places. No pun intended.

Matthew's goal seems to be shirtless drunkenness in as many regions as possible. Poor Nicaragua has recently gotten a taste of his antics:
http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2008/06/18/matthew_mcconaughey_gone_wild_in_nicarag
- Beata Loyfman

Thanks Conde Nast finally the truth comes out with the hidden jewel of sea mountain inn and spa resort-I have been there 5 times from NYC and all I can say is wow-forget Jamaica this jewel of upscale and vibrant fun is the finest destination for adults only travel -If you want a 24 hour dance lounge -and 24 hour pools and some of the most wonderful rooms we have ever seen.I can attest this is the most provocative hotel in the usa and its mostly all inclusive with and all female staff (no lurkers) heres what the awards are-
New York Times best of the world

LA Magazine best of issue 2008 AND 2009

5 Stars by Hotels Portal Plus

ESQUIRES MENS LUXURY DESTINATION 2010

MTV and VH1 Best of Celebrity Secrets

NPR Radio says: Luxury Fantasy Resort - One of the most unique positive experiences in California

aol.com - Top 5 places in the world to get naked

FHM - Best of Los Angeles

CAB BE - Best of the USA

Elites guide 2010 - Best Boutique USA

MSN - Best Celebrity SPA in the USA

Google - Favorite Place awards 2009

City search - Highest rankings in California

Bed and Breakfast - Best of SPAS and Bed and Breakfast

World's Most Distinctive Inns - Five Star rating

Europe Sun Times - Couples VIP Best Of

What Magazine - Los Angeles best day trip

944 Magazine the celebrity Luxury hideaway for play

UK Times - Best bed and breakfast three years ratings

Allure - Best Spas

Tokyo Times - California's First adults only spa and clothing optional retreat not to be missed Spend the Day or Night

Hedonism Lifers - The only thing with the Jamaica / Hedo vibes in the USA

LA Weekly - The best place to retreat Nude

- Best sensual spa USA - Seattle Times

Bravo to Concierge to brave a NEW trend in openess

Thanks Conde Nast finally the truth comes out with the hidden jewel of sea mountain inn and spa resort-I have been there 5 times from NYC and all I can say is wow-forget Jamaica this jewel of upscale and vibrant fun is the finest destination for adults only travel -If you want a 24 hour dance lounge -and 24 hour pools and some of the most wonderful rooms we have ever seen.I can attest this is the most provocative hotel in the usa and its mostly all inclusive with and all female staff (no lurkers) heres what the awards are-
New York Times best of the world

LA Magazine best of issue 2008 AND 2009

5 Stars by Hotels Portal Plus

ESQUIRES MENS LUXURY DESTINATION 2010

MTV and VH1 Best of Celebrity Secrets

NPR Radio says: Luxury Fantasy Resort - One of the most unique positive experiences in California

aol.com - Top 5 places in the world to get naked

FHM - Best of Los Angeles

CAB BE - Best of the USA

Elites guide 2010 - Best Boutique USA

MSN - Best Celebrity SPA in the USA

Google - Favorite Place awards 2009

City search - Highest rankings in California

Bed and Breakfast - Best of SPAS and Bed and Breakfast

World's Most Distinctive Inns - Five Star rating

Europe Sun Times - Couples VIP Best Of

What Magazine - Los Angeles best day trip

944 Magazine the celebrity Luxury hideaway for play

UK Times - Best bed and breakfast three years ratings

Allure - Best Spas

Tokyo Times - California's First adults only spa and clothing optional retreat not to be missed Spend the Day or Night

Hedonism Lifers - The only thing with the Jamaica / Hedo vibes in the USA

LA Weekly - The best place to retreat Nude

- Best sensual spa USA - Seattle Times

Bravo to Concierge to brave a NEW trend in openess

Fantastic resort!
Thanks Conde Nast for being so open-
I have been visiting from NYC five time thus far-and having traveled some of the most upscale resorts in the USA,the sea mountain spa resort nude destination is hands down my favorite place for upscale zen-not to mention a very cool upscale crowd- heres there awards
New York Times best of the world

LA Magazine best of issue 2008 AND 2009

5 Stars by Hotels Portal Plus

ESQUIRES MENS LUXURY DESTINATION 2010

MTV and VH1 Best of Celebrity Secrets

NPR Radio says: Luxury Fantasy Resort - One of the most unique positive experiences in California

aol.com - Top 5 places in the world to get naked

FHM - Best of Los Angeles

CAB BE - Best of the USA

Elites guide 2010 - Best Boutique USA

MSN - Best Celebrity SPA in the USA

Google - Favorite Place awards 2009

City search - Highest rankings in California

Bed and Breakfast - Best of SPAS and Bed and Breakfast

World's Most Distinctive Inns - Five Star rating

Europe Sun Times - Couples VIP Best Of

What Magazine - Los Angeles best day trip

944 Magazine the celebrity Luxury hideaway for play

UK Times - Best bed and breakfast three years ratings

Allure - Best Spas

Tokyo Times - California's First adults only spa and clothing optional retreat not to be missed Spend the Day or Night

Hedonism Lifers - The only thing with the Jamaica / Hedo vibes in the USA

LA Weekly - The best place to retreat Nude

- Best sensual spa USA - Seattle Times

Fantastic resort!
Thanks Conde Nast for being so open-
I have been visiting from NYC five time thus far-and having traveled some of the most upscale resorts in the USA,the sea mountain spa resort nude destination is hands down my favorite place for upscale zen-not to mention a very cool upscale crowd- heres there awards
New York Times best of the world

LA Magazine best of issue 2008 AND 2009

5 Stars by Hotels Portal Plus

ESQUIRES MENS LUXURY DESTINATION 2010

MTV and VH1 Best of Celebrity Secrets

NPR Radio says: Luxury Fantasy Resort - One of the most unique positive experiences in California

aol.com - Top 5 places in the world to get naked

FHM - Best of Los Angeles

CAB BE - Best of the USA

Elites guide 2010 - Best Boutique USA

MSN - Best Celebrity SPA in the USA

Google - Favorite Place awards 2009

City search - Highest rankings in California

Bed and Breakfast - Best of SPAS and Bed and Breakfast

World's Most Distinctive Inns - Five Star rating

Europe Sun Times - Couples VIP Best Of

What Magazine - Los Angeles best day trip

944 Magazine the celebrity Luxury hideaway for play

UK Times - Best bed and breakfast three years ratings

Allure - Best Spas

Tokyo Times - California's First adults only spa and clothing optional retreat not to be missed Spend the Day or Night

Hedonism Lifers - The only thing with the Jamaica / Hedo vibes in the USA

LA Weekly - The best place to retreat Nude

- Best sensual spa USA - Seattle Times

Fantastic resort!
Thanks Conde Nast for being so open-
I have been visiting from NYC five time thus far-and having traveled some of the most upscale resorts in the USA,the sea mountain spa resort nude destination is hands down my favorite place for upscale zen-not to mention a very cool upscale crowd- heres there awards
New York Times best of the world

LA Magazine best of issue 2008 AND 2009

5 Stars by Hotels Portal Plus

ESQUIRES MENS LUXURY DESTINATION 2010

MTV and VH1 Best of Celebrity Secrets

NPR Radio says: Luxury Fantasy Resort - One of the most unique positive experiences in California

aol.com - Top 5 places in the world to get naked

FHM - Best of Los Angeles

CAB BE - Best of the USA

Elites guide 2010 - Best Boutique USA

MSN - Best Celebrity SPA in the USA

Google - Favorite Place awards 2009

City search - Highest rankings in California

Bed and Breakfast - Best of SPAS and Bed and Breakfast

World's Most Distinctive Inns - Five Star rating

Europe Sun Times - Couples VIP Best Of

What Magazine - Los Angeles best day trip

944 Magazine the celebrity Luxury hideaway for play

UK Times - Best bed and breakfast three years ratings

Allure - Best Spas

Tokyo Times - California's First adults only spa and clothing optional retreat not to be missed Spend the Day or Night

Hedonism Lifers - The only thing with the Jamaica / Hedo vibes in the USA

LA Weekly - The best place to retreat Nude

- Best sensual spa USA - Seattle Times

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