BARE NECESSITIES: Tips for nude vacation newbies
The Grand Tour:Shed your swimsuit in Europe on this Bare Necessities cruise, June 27 to July 11, 2015 on sailing line Star Clippers’ five-masted, 227-passenger Royal Clipper. The itinerary visits nude-friendly ports including several beaches in Croatia. Other port calls are in Italy and Albania and in Greece, where ancient Olympic games were once held in the nude.
The Golden Horn Tour: This clothing optional sailing heads to the Greek Isles, Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria, onboard the Royal Clipper, May 28 to June 11, 2016. In case anyone is wondering, the cruise is named for the estuary that separates the “old” and “new” of Istanbul. Bare Necessities is the organizer.
Southern Caribbean itineraries: Let it all hang out on beaches in the French West Indies. You’ll find plenty of topless sunbathers on St. Barts, Martinique and Guadeloupe. Lines that visit include Oceania Cruises and SeaDream.
Eastern Caribbean itineraries: Book an itinerary that includes St. Maarten/St. Martin, as offered by lines including Carnival and Norwegian and make a beeline for the famously nude Orient Beach.