TO "GET YOUR KIT OFF"
THE CANARY ISLANDS.
to cast off your cares along with your clothes and escape from the chill
of a Northern winter? If so, then The Canary Islands could be the ideal
place for you. - The weather is great year-round but December to February
are the islands' busiest months. This means of course, more people and higher
The best value on airfares is offered from November to mid-December and
even better, March to May ( Easter excepted).
Being winter, the temperature is also slightly cooler but still warm enough
for you to meet Santa in your skin.
Palma and La Gomera Islands
Beginning with the smaller of the islands, Isla de La Palma
is a quiet place with
no mass tourism. You will find a small " black sand" nudist beach
to the south of Puerto Naos. When you are not soaking up the sun the island
is an ideal place for walking. A real "get away from it all" location.
La Gomera. In
Valle Gran Rey there are two beaches, the most popular is
Playa del Ingles which is a black sand beach. The other requires some climbing
and is located beyond the harbour and below the huge cliffs past the Argayal
There is also black sand in
the north of Tenerife if you want to lay out
on the golden stuff choose
the south of the island .
Playa de las Americas
is perhaps the best resort to choose if you want to take advantage of nudist
The beach of
Playa de la Tejita, near
El Medano, is about 20 KM north of Playa de las Americas. It is the main
one and you can stretch out peak times in the company of 250-300 naked people
from all over Europe. It is really is a big public beach, with nude bathing
accepted at the west end.
The other beach, and
most accessible one, is at Los Christianos.
Go past the Hotel Gran Arona toward the large hill north of town.
Follow the beach past a narrow cove until you get on the rocky beach. Other
nude beaches are can be found at: Playa de los Patos by La
Orotava, Los Christianos, and Playa de las
Gaviotas near Santa Cruz,
Lanzarote is one of the most
popular islands with plane loads of tourists being decanted into the resort
of Puerto del Carmen.
Naturists tend to head down to
the south of the island to Papagayo.
A series of bays and coves accessed over a bumpy track close to the resort
of Playa Blanca. (Which is expanding)
The water is beautifully clear
and it is a lovely place to lay and watch yachts sailing by. Get there early
enough and yoiu might manage to find a small cave or a rocky nest.
As the day wears on it gets warm so be sure to bring a a parasol and plenty
With the coast of Africa just under sixty miles away Fuerteventura appears
at first sight to be a huge long barren frazzled rock but it is blessed
with mile after mile of sandy beaches.
Corralejo is the main 'tourist resort 'and just south of it you find playa
de Corralejo an immense wide beach that runs south for over 8 km. A large
area of sand dunes providing a perfect back drop. Nearest hotel is 'Olivia
To the south nudists shelter
from either the sea breeze or hot sun in nests of stone bolders orwalk
naked along the tideline. It is also a popular place for flying kites.
Fuerteventura features several lovely beaches, the best being along the
east coast from Morro del Jable. Nude beaches include: Sotavento, Corralejo,
and Morro del Jable.
(Sotavento is a very long beach and a favourite for naturists who enjoy
the clean, warm, and beautifully green Atlantic.)
A large and popular naturist area lies between
Playa del Inglés and Maspalomas.
Playa del Inglés is a
bustling and busy tourist resort with many hotels.
It is possible to walk (or paddle) around the coast to the nudist
beach at Maspalomas. (Beach cafes can sustain you with sandwiches and beer,if
There are also life guards on duty and flags to denote just how safe the
swimming conditions are.
You can either take the bus back
or walk over the massive sand dunes which are
Buses also link regularly with
other points along the south coast of the island and up to Las Palmas.
Other nudist possibilities are
at the coves west of the playa at Mogan or or rugged seclusion at Ttritania
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