Nude Recreation Week: Nude Spas Revisited
It’s Nude Recreation Week, which means we’re about to uncover a few examples of spas that aren’t afraid to show a little skin. We’ve visited the topic of nude spas before (you’ve all heard of Sea Mountain Inn and Hedonism), but we’re adding to the list—here are a few more that celebrate nudity not only during this designated week created by AANR (American Association for Nude Recreation), but all year round.
Mira Vista Resort – Tucson, AZ
A unique spin on this resort not only stems from being clothing optional but from its historic location. The property dates back to the 1850s and its Jacuzzi spa sits on the site of the land’s original well. There’s also an Old West-style saloon, original adobe-type buildings housing the guest rooms, and a designated center for massage services.
Laguna Del Sol – Wilton, CA
“Discover the freedom that comes with shedding not only your clothing, but also all the stresses of your busy life.” That’s the goal of the 250-acre Laguna Del Sol near Sacramento. Nudists flock to this clothing-optional resort for its four separate pool areas; as well, massage services are available by appointment.
Turtle Lake Resort – Union City, MI
The naked truth is, Turtle Lake Resort doesn’t skimp on amenities: This clothing-free destination in Union City, Michigan, has a private beach, certified and licensed massage therapists, a nine-hole golf course, two heated pools, and a mud pit (all nude, of course).
Friedrichsbad– Baden-Baden, Germany
Step back in time at Friedrichsbad, known as the Roman-Irish baths, while you visit 17 different stages of ancient Roman-style bathing that tap into therapeutic benefits of thermal water and varying temperatures. Men and women bathe separately (and yes, you bathe nude at these Irish hot-air baths) on Monday, Thursday, and Saturday (though you’ll meet in the domed hall, aka, stages 10 and 11 of this bathing circuit); Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday, and public holidays couples can bathe together.
Still hesitant about spa-ing in your birthday suit? If so, visit our nudity and etiquette guide to see which regions to skip (or if you’re comfortable, where to go!).