Nudist Beaches in the Mediterranean

Talking about nudist beaches one can refer to several concepts. Generally speaking though, the term “nude beach” refers to a place where users are legally allowed to be nude. Among other relative names one could hear to refer to such places would be “clothing-optional beach” or “free beach”.

SUPER PARADISE BEACH MYKONOSIn a nude beach, there is normally no membership requirement. Whereas in a naturist resort membership could be in question. In such places Nude bathing is what would be referred to as nudity in public.


People visit nude beaches for different reasons. Some believe it should not be necessary to wear clothing in water activities or sunning. Some simply enjoy being nude or partially nude. Some others enjoy looking at people who are nude, or because they are curious to see what people look like. On the other hand, there are some people who would like to sunbathe nude to get a better suntan etc.

The terms nude beach and topless beach are not quite the same however. On a topless beach upper body clothing is not required for women or men, although a swimming costume covering the genital area is required for both men and women.

It was in France in the 1950s nude beaches first started becoming popular after which they spread all around the world. Norway and Denmark are supposedly two countries with the most liberated “nude beaches” in the world

The Mediterranean which is one of the most important tourism regions in the world hosts 3 of ten Top Topless Beaches in he world.

Plage de Tahiti – Tahiti Beach in Saint Tropez, France

You’ll see nudity at most any beach along the Mediterranean–or at least toplessness. Saint Tropez for instance is known for its beaches, and there are plenty of options for families who wish to keep their modesty intact. Côte d’Azur the most popular town in the region is real packed in the summer. Toplessness has become a steamroller here, and now most beaches along the Riviera are topless tolerant.

Located on the northern side of Pampelonne, Plage de Tahiti has some considerable popularity among elite tourist groups! It is a favorite of the rich and famous and a fashionable heaven with cafés and trendy restaurants. This beach has luxurious golden sand and is the place to go if you want to sunbath topless or in the buff.

Paradise Beach – Mykonos Greece

Mykonos is the most popular island destination in Greece. In the summer it’s crowded and a bit expensive. You reach it by plane or ferry from Athens (Pireaus). Mykonos is also the name of the port city, where you’ll want to stay if you’re a partying beach-goer.

Paradise Beach can be reached from Mykonos town by bus, taxi, water taxi, or rented car or moto. Buses run every half hour until 4:30 in the morning, water taxis every hour.

Playa d’en Bossa – Ibiza, Spain

Nudism is part of your rights in Spain. Ibiza is the third largest of the Balearic Islands. Spanish company Trasmediterranea has a regular ferry service between Ibiza and the ports of Barcelona, Palma de Majorca and Valencia.

Playa d’en Bossa (Platja d’en Bossa) is the longest beach on Ibiza, a place know for hedonism and beaches, 3 km outside of the capital. Its popularity has caused it growing pains recently, but that means there’s plenty of bars and cafes on the beach, which is very popular with partygoers heading over to the Bora Bora beach bar as well as families.