Stepping onto a nude beach in Florida isn't exactly like stepping onto the set of a sultry music video with a cast of extremely attractive, scantily-clad people. It's a little more like stepping onto the set of Cocoon. But you know what? Who cares.
Miami's Haulover Beach: Dare to Go Bare
Central Florida Beaches
Compared to Europe, there are few nude beaches in North America. Our nude beaches and public lands sometimes face pressure from government officials and developers who would rather designate such lands for development or non-nude use. AANR's government affairs team helps lobby against such changes. Against this backdrop, it's no wonder that nudists treasure their nude beaches. Though no beach is ever completely safe from non-nudist interests, our shorelines have longstanding nudist use, attracting many thousands of annual visitors. Treasure Coast Naturists is a non-profit group that has established a locally-recognized, family naturist clothing-optional section at Blind Creek Beach. Although casual nude use has a long history at this remote, primitive and pristine beach, in local naturists secured peaceful co-existence and acceptance from both the St.
Playalinda Beach, Florida
By Dawn Henthorn. Florida can no longer cover up the naked truth. Nude and clothing-optional resorts are taking off.
Construction began on beach facilities in , halted soon afterward due to funding holds following the onset of World War II. Work on the property resumed in ,  and the park was renamed Haulover Park in January , opening to the public the following year in late The northern 0. The clothing-optional section was first designated by South Florida Free Beaches, a local naturist organization, in July The county at first tolerated but did not sanction the usage; it eventually allowed the installation of permanent signs marking the clothing-optional area, which were installed in December