When you visit Jamaica, especially Negril, you can't be blamed if you assume public nudity is legal on the island. Negril boasts some of the most famous nude resorts in the world, and the island of Jamaica in general offers quite a few resort options that visitors can go to if they are looking to occasionally be a little less inhibited and feel like they are one with nature. Check out this list of 7 hotels in Jamaica where you can enjoy sunbathing au naturel by hitting one of these beautiful clothing optional or nude beaches.
1. Couples San Souci
Located in the resort town of Ocho Rios on the North coast of Jamaica, Couples San Souci is one of Jamaica's finest adults only all-inclusive resorts. The hotel features 5 unique fine dining restaurants, 7 bars, 4 swimming pools, 3 jacuzzis and amazing spa services. Catering to the spirit of romance this hotel offers a chance for couples to bask in the sun on a section of the beach and a pool completely dedicated to those who wish to shed it all.
2. Couples Tower Isle
Like its sister property, Couples Tower Isle is one of the leaders in adults only all-inclusive vacations specifically for romantic experiences. Also located on the north coast of Jamaica the property features 6 restaurants to dine in, 5 bars, 4 jacuzzis and a range of activities to enjoy together. Couples Tower Isle stands out because its namesake, the lovely private island just a 100 yards offshore, is an area that is strictly reserved just for nude sunbathing. The resort's guests have access to the island by boat from the early morning until about 6:00 pm in the evening, where they can spend the day enjoying the amenities on the island as well as sunbathing naked with other like-minded couples.
3. Hedonism II
Hedonism II is the 'go to' for nude vacationing and one of the most infamous resorts in the world. Embodying the original bohemian spirit of Negril where it is located, this one-of-a-kind adults only resort is not for the laid back nude sunbather.
Hedonism II caters to the more liberal-minded adults with a desire to explore and indulge in other hedonistic activities while on vacation in Jamaica. The name truly says it all. Located on the world famous 7 mile beach of the 'Capital of Casual' , Hedonism II features a night club, 5 bars, 3 restaurants, 5 pools and other amenities like a spa and fitness centre. The resort is divided into two sections. The clothing optional side has the nickname the "Prude Side" for those that prefer to remain in traditional resort wear, and then there is the famous "Nude Side" that boasts a nude swim-up bar, giant nudist hot tub and its own beach.
4. Grand Bahia Principe
The Grand Bahia Principe is a Victorian style all-inclusive resort located in Runaway Bay, Jamaica midway between the famous tourist hot spots of Montego Bay and Ocho Rios. This gigantic all-inclusive resort caters to mostly families and single travelers looking for a great Jamaican vacation resort option with all the conveniences and amenities most people are looking for but with very affordable prices. Most people don't know however, that this large resort boasts a secret; a nude beach, to the far left of the resort. If you are looking for a regular family resort that provides the option for the occasional nude sunbathing, then this may be the perfect choice for you. Simply make use of the hotel's onsite stellar babysitting services so the kiddies are busy and entertained while you both head off for a little naughty fun of your own hanging out together au naturel in the sun.
5. Couples Negril
Sitting along the famous 7 mile stretch in the bohemian beach town of Negril, another property from the Couples brand offers the same level of luxury as its sister properties. With a postcard setting fit for romance the white sand beaches, bright tropical weather, lush gardens and outstanding service make Couples Negril an easy choice as the perfect honeymoon setting. The low key all-inclusive resort boasts 5 restaurant and bars and the option to get naked on the section of the beach that is reserved for au naturel sunbathing with its own jacuzzi.
6. Sandals Royal Caribbean
Sandal Royal Caribbean, located in Montego Bay, Jamaica, is an all-inclusive property that features incredibly lush gardens, with peacocks roaming the grounds and, just a few minutes offshore, is a private island with amenities such as a pool, bar and casual dining. To the far eastern side of the island, there is an area reserved for nude sunbathers. There are limited amenities there but all you need is you're on a mission to ditch those tan lines and hang out in your birthday suit for a couple of hours of the day. The luxurious over water villas of course also offer add another level of the allure of privacy.
7. Royalton Negril
This recently opened sister property to Royalton in Trelawny has been completely rebuilt on the former grounds of the Grand Lido Negril. This new giant all-inclusive resort at the very start of the 7 mile beach is meant for play for those of all ages, proven by the fact that they have chosen to also maintain the optional nude section of the beach from the days of the former property. Negril was the original heart of bohemia with nudists basking in the sun all along the sands and the Royalton has ensured yet another spot keeps that spirit alive and well.