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Naked on the High Seas

Adults-only, couple’s cruise with 3000 naked shipmates

  • You love to cruise, right?
  • You love that you have an uber-luxurious mode of transport passaging you to exotic destinations, right?
  • You love the decadent dining options and the vibrant nightlife (shows, casino’s and nightclubs) aboard the ship, right?

You love to be naked too, right? No different than a clothed cruise, have you ever considered a naked-optional one? Add that you make friends easier. Add that your self-worth improves in the judgement-freedom of fellow naturists. Tan-lines disappear. No more wet and clinging bathing suit when you climb out of the pool.

visit a nude beach on your holiday?

What’s not to love about a clothing-optional cruise?

For you and your lover, cruising in the buff notches up your togetherness. We would even challenge that your relationship strengthens on a clothing-optional cruise vacation. Your shared intimacy improves – and you still get to visit those exotic beaches and fantastic cities of the Caribbean / Mediterranean you’ve wanted to see.

don't you just love being naked?These adult-only, couples-centric cruises are for carefree couples looking for a fun and exciting adult vacation. And they’re ideal for adventurous adults who want to explore different cultures and countries – same as that clothed romantic getaway cruise you looked at. The big difference from other cruises you may have sailed on: You experience cruising on a clothing-optional ship with fun couples from around the world.

Are you game to consider the options of a clothing-optional cruise?

The only clothing-optional cruises to consider 

Bare Necessities – One of the original purveyors of clothing-optional travel (think back to the early 90's), Bare Necessities focuses on the enjoyment of vacationing in the buff. From their Big Nude Boat adventure, disrobing up to 3000 passengers, to the more intimate Royal Clipper of 200 guests, they’re all about open-minded vacations.

  • is this a clothing optional cruise or normal cruise?Atmosphere: Focus is on a nakation where nudity is not sexually exploitive and social nudity is not a sexual activity. Instead, it’s a place where you can be comfortable in your own skin in a judgement-free zone.
  • Suited to: Couples, nudist to clothing optional
  • Naked factor: Full-on nakedness at all time, except in dining rooms and on port days.
  • Sexual Heat Index: Warm, more a spirit of friendly people having fun and enjoying their naked vacation in a relaxing atmosphere.
  • Upcoming Cruises: Big Nude Boat (Feb. 2024 & 2025 - Caribbean), Sailing the Greek Isles 2024 and Great Barrier Reef to Vanauatu 2025
  • Cost: Choose a cruise to explore

Couples Cruise – Couple-focused, offering an adventurous adult environment where the two of you decide your level of heat. Clothing-optional areas allow you to be free to express yourself, and options for more adventurous sexual exploring are available if you choose. From large scale charters to more intimate catamaran adventures, the emphasis is on time for you and your partner to connect and be playful.

  • share time together and meet great people Atmosphere: Couple-themed, adults only, "only adults acting like kids" in a safe respectful environment where it's ok to bare it all!
  • Suited to: Couples, nudist to clothing optional, lifestyle to swingers
  • Naked factor: Naked option on open air pools and sundecks, topless nightclubs, discrete playrooms, otherwise clothed throughout the ship.
  • Sexual Heat Index: Medium-warm to hot. From clothing-optional upper levels to couples’ playroom, dungeon & theme rooms, erotic education sessions and adult entertainment, you choose your heat!
  • Upcoming Cruises: Assorted partnerships to smaller, more intimate charters.
  • Cost: ranges depends on the partner.

Bliss Cruises – A 5.5-star lifestyle clothing-optional cruise with impressive features and unimaginable luxuries. From freshly-manicured country-club lawn to SpaClub, 12 restaurants and many more treats to uncover. Bliss offers an adults-only, clothing-optional, lifestyle vacation cruise suited to open-minded, sexually adventurous couples.

  • clothed excursions or clothing optional excursions?Atmosphere: Up-scale decadence with an open lifestyle party vibe.
  • Suited to: Couples (and single females), nudist to clothing optional, lifestyle to swingers, voyeurs and exhibitionists.
  • Naked factor: Naked option in open air pools and sundecks, topless nightclubs, discrete playrooms, otherwise clothed throughout the ship.
  • Sexual Heat Index: Medium-warm to hot. There are specified clothed and clothing optional areas, but indoor & outdoor playrooms 24/7, kinky playrooms, theme nights, adult entertainment, erotic education sessions.
  • Upcoming Cruises: Symphony of the Seas (November 2024 - Caribbean), Explorer of the Seas (April 2025 - Caribbean), Celebrity Reflections (November 2025 - Caribbean)
  • Cost: Choose a cruise to explore

Desire Cruises – In line with their resorts philosophy, Desire cruises focus on the couple and intimacy at play, zesting the adventurous journey. Spicy theme nights, signature playrooms, clothing-optional areas on-board an exotic high-end luxurious cruise ship. On this sensual sanctuary at sea you and your partner will redefine eroticism, in exotic destinations, while being led on a journey of fantasy and reverie together.

  • Theme nights on Desire CruisesAtmosphere: Romance, sensuality, high-end luxury teasing a couple’s erotic journey.
  • Suited to: Couples only, nudist to clothing optional, lifestyle to swingers
  • Naked factor:  Naked option on open air pools and sundecks, sensual nightclubs, discrete playrooms, otherwise clothed in dining rooms and on port days.
  • Sexual Heat Index: Hot - high end luxury, clothing-optional dedicated areas, signature erotic playrooms, private jacuzzi lounges, sensual theme nights, intimate couple’s workshops
  • Upcoming Cruises: French Riviera (May 2024), Greece-Turkey (September 2024), Rome to Barcelona (May 2025), Athens - Rome (Sept. 2025)
  • Cost: Club Verandah Stateroom list price of $8900 USD (couple) (+ additional fees - about $350 pp) ... check out our affiliate promotions for Desire Cruises

Nude cruise need to know’s

So, you’re committed to taking a walk on the naked side for your next vacation – spectacular! There’s a few unique need-to-know’s about that nudist vacation adventure if you’re new to the experience.

  • clothing optional couples getawayVisit a nudist resort for a weekend getaway (or at least a nude beach) to experience dropping the towel before you embark upon this epic adventure.
  • Familiarize yourself with naked etiquette.
  • Review the House Rules and be comfortable with the fact that “No means No”.
  • Consider what you need to pack. A naked adventure doesn’t mean you need NO clothes (theme nights, dress up dinners, etc.).
  • Consider shipboard exclusions (gratuities, drink package, spa, excursions).
  • Consider Travel Insurance on any big vacation spend.
  • For the more energetic cruises, drink lots of water to stay hydrated … lots of water!

Would you consider a clothing-optional cruise over a clothed all-the-time cruise? Have you taken one that has been exceptionally enjoyable? We’d love to hear. Drop a comment below and connect with us on Twitter and Facebook.

Desire Greek Islands Cruise, September 2022 from Original Group

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