Perhaps forty years ago nudist resorts were only for the super liberal—for those neighbors who turned their kitchen into a full-on Tiki bar, exclusively wore moo moos and pooka shells, and always had a very mysterious smoke coming out of their backyard. You know—the neighbors your parents told you to stay away from. Today, however, you know that Tiki bars are awesome, wearing a moo moo feels like wearing heaven, and, as for the smoke, you’ve made up your own mind about the source of that. So if we’ve accepted a lot of more progressive, open-minded traditions in modern society (like meditation! And yoga!) then why can’t we accept a nudist resort? You may be surprised to find you like them. Here are reasons you should visit a nudist resort at some point. (If you decide to move in, that’s up to you).
Not only in-shape people go
Don’t believe the illusion that only hot, ripped and toned people go to nudists resorts. You’ll find bodies of all shapes, sizes, and ages there and you’ll realize, “If they have nothing to feel self-conscious about, why am I so self-conscious most of the time?”
Your va-jay-jay will feel incredible
You don’t know it, but the materials in your underwear and clothes really suffocate your vagina. It will smell and feel better than it ever has before at the nudist resort.
You read a lot into clothes
You’ll realize you have a hard time interpreting people at first because, as it turns out, you usually judge someone off of what they’re wearing. This realization may help you be less judgmental when you return to the clothing-donning world.
Your body is here to help you have fun!
When you’re not worrying about fitting into jeans or filling out bras, you’ll realize your body isn’t supposed to be some aesthetic object; it’s here as a vessel through which you get to enjoy this wonderful life!
Nobody is going to laugh at you
You’ll probably realize the shallow but happy truth that you’re hotter than you thought you were; in fact, you kind of have it going on. But you’ll also realize there is something so wonderfully unassuming about being nude. You’ll, in a small way, feel grateful to the other people there for being willing to be so open and share this experience with you. Nudist resorts are filled with a lot of feelings of gratitude.
You and your partner will, of course, get it on more
If you go with your boo, you’ll naturally get it on more than you normally would on vacation. So maybe you can take a page from the resort’s book and be nudists at home to spice up your love life.
Status is an illusion
A lawyer, surgeon or celebrity may seem intimidating with clothes on, but when everybody is naked, you see just how similar and vulnerable we all are. Status is all in our minds.
Age is a real thing
You’ll see elderly couples having a blast here. And, you’ll get a good glimpse at the nude body of a 75-year-old woman. It’s sobering in a way—it reminds you that we all get old. That’s also why it’s empowering and inspiring.
You eventually forget that you’re nude
Everybody forgets that they’re nude. Why? Because if everybody is nude, then nobody is nude—you get it?
Getting ready is really easy
You don’t have to put on underwear, strap on a bra, or even pick out an outfit, ever. And you just feel silly doing your makeup when you’re otherwise so nude, so you skip that, too.
You’ll be more selective about your clothes
When you do return to the clothing-wearing world, you’ll be more selective about the clothes you buy. You’ll gravitate toward items made from organic materials that feel natural and soft on your skin.
It’ll be the most secluded trip you ever take
To ensure the privacy of their guests, nudist resorts usually stake out extremely secluded properties in some of the most gorgeous places in the world.
You might make a friend you normally wouldn’t
Being nude takes down everybody’s walls. Any airs you normally put on will go right out the window and so will those of the people around you. You’ll end up befriending people who normally would feel out of your social reach.
You’ll let loose in a lot of ways
You’ll feel less inhibited, overall. You’ll try the skydiving and the weird food; you’ll tell people things you’ve never told anyone before. It will be life changing.
You’ll be really proud of yourself
When you return to real life, you will always know that you did this very brave and unique thing. Anytime somebody tries to make you feel small or insecure, you can just remember you’ve been to a nudist resort and they haven’t. So, ha.