Nestled among the picturesque cliffs of Cinque Terre in Italy is a secret slice of paradise virtually devoid of sweaty tourists holding selfie sticks and wearing Hawaiian shirts. In fact, most adventurous visitors of this elusive destination probably aren’t wearing anything at all — because it’s a nude beach.
Known as Guvano Beach, this secluded spot is hidden on the coast of Corniglia (one of five villages that comprises Cinque Terre). The clothing-optional beach is pretty tricky to get to, but a few dedicated travel bloggers and insiders have spilled some helpful details on making the trek. Spoiler alert: if you have a fear of the dark, you may want to count yourself out on this one.