By deTraci Regula. While in practice any secluded stretch of Greek sand can be used as a nude beach, some beaches are more nude-friendly than others. Even if you've never been to a nude beach before, you'll find that the sea, the sun, and incredible natural beauty of Greece makes it easier to go au naturel.
THIS weekend may have been a washout, but the heatwave will soon be back on. This is where holidaymakers can strip off and go skinny dipping this summer without raising any eyebrows at all, based on TripAdvisor reviews. Patara is situated on the Turkish Riviera and is an unofficial nudist spot - but you should be OK to go naked here.
People from all around the world are visiting Greece during the summer. The country has been graced with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, which is one of the main reasons for its popularity. Red Beach, Crete : Crete ranks first in offering sandy beaches to those wishing to live outside the standardized moral rules of modern society.
The Greek government is loyal to lovers of nude sunbathing, and although this phenomenon is not officially permitted, it is in fact not prohibited. This is one of the reasons making the country popular for nudists. Both the island and the mainland coast of sunny Hellas are full of secluded coves attracting nudists from around the world. North of Elounda, just after the village of Plaka, before the main road turns left into the mountains, there is a dirt road leading to the right towards the shoreline.
Most of the beaches on Crete you could say are topless beaches. Many women choose to go topless when sunbathing on even the most popular and sometimes crowded beaches of the Greek Islands. And Crete is no exception.
The country is known for its clothing-optional bathing areas, although almost all of them are not official nude beaches. Mykonos, which was one of the first islands to be discovered by tourists, attracted hippies and naturists, and continues to be a favorite of those looking for a holiday in the sun au naturel. There are no official nude beaches, but a few do usually have a considerable number of nude sunbathers, usually concentrated on one side of the beach, away from the bars and sunbeds, and usually fewer in number during the most crowded days of July and August, especially on weekends.
By deTraci Regula. Some travelers to Greece want to bare it all. And rightfully so, as European countries are known for their scanty beach dress code. Some require a hike to a secluded nook, while others boast a party scene for birthday-suit bathers.
Is summer, for you, all about letting go and getting back to nature? If you are traveling to Greece this summer to enjoy carefree beaches, having nothing on but your sunscreen, an Athens-based development team has created a mobile application — just for that. Founder Ilias Bogordos and his team had the vision to create an app that would offer personalized results and would rank all beaches and more than 35, other places around the coastline, based on user interests and needs.
Mikri Banana on SkiathosVelanio on Skopelosthe easily accessible Kipoi Afiarti on Karpathosand Kedros and Livadi beaches on tiny Donousaall offer the bare-alls exclusive spots to shed it all. Small nudist beach between Elia and Agrari. The first officially popular nude beach of the country, Super Paradise on cosmopolitan Mykonoshas it all: the partying, the crystal clear waters and the eye-candy.