It really is called a holiday “au

naturel, using a French saying as a fig leaf to cover up its more common
name of naturism.
America is a deeply conservative nation and some inhibitions take
time to cast off, but Americans are beginning to flock to beaches and country
parks allowed for nudists, especially at the luxury end of the market. “Folks
are seeking a more relaxed way to spend their vacation,” according to
Carolyn Hawkins, public relations coordinator for the American Association for
Nude Recreation (AANR). “They see seeing a fkk resort, they can go
more and package less.” The AANR estimates that naturist clubs and beaches for
those who soak up the sun “au naturel” get about 500 million dollars a year
now, against 200 million dollars in 1992.
“The interest has been growing over the last 10 years,” said follow ,
marketing manager for the Caliente Resort, an upmarket nudist colony near Tampa
in southern Florida, which has about 300 apartments, bungalows and houses that
Price between 200,000 and 500,000 dollars.

“People who purchased here used to go to the Caribbean to locate naked facilities.
Upscale naked resorts didn’t exist in the US,” said Shultz.