That Naked Feeling

There is something wonderful about going on a nude vacation. We wrote this post before a trip to Cypress Cove in Kissimmee a few years ago. I’d heard good things and considering that we live in the Midwest U.S. and haven’t felt 75+ degrees since October, understandably, we can’t wait to go.

Image of Cypress Cove taken from their website at:

We had a wonderful visit and are eager to return to Cypress Cove because it’s a great destination for the first time or new naturist/nudist couple as well as veterans like us. Here is the review we wrote after our visit.

While most of our friends don’t know too much about the naked vacations my wife and I go on throughout the year, the few that do always hit on the same topics. “Isn’t it really sexual?” Nope, not at all. I know it sounds impossible, but it is actually not a sexually charged environment at all. It feels more freeing and open. No one is judging one another. It’s all about body acceptance and enjoying the day in your own skin. I’ll explain more later.

“Isn’t it embarrassing walking around naked with your privates hanging out?” It’s actually pretty comfortable and when you’re naked and everyone around you is naked too, you really don’t notice. I’ll admit, at first it was unnerving walking around without clothing but that lasted all of about 15 minutes. And surprisingly, when you’re around other naked people, you really don’t notice it after awhile. Your skin is your “clothing.” 

“What do you do all day when you’re naked?” Well, it’s really what won’t you do… which brings me to the purpose of this post. I can’t wait to get to Cypress Cove. I’m excited to see their property because they offer so much to do. Yes my wife loves laying by the pool and tanning in the sun or skinny dipping in the pool. I do too. But for me, it’s all that plus everything else that you can only experience when you are at a safe, clothing optional/nude property and surrounded by other like-minded individuals. Let me explain because here’s where a naked vacation is unlike any other trip you’ve ever had.

Beach at Cypress Cove. Image taken from their website by Dan Erwin.

We’ll land in Orlando and Uber to Cypress Cove. As soon as we walk past the check in/ guard post, we’ll know we are somewhere different than the outside world. I’m expecting tan bottoms and boobs everywhere. We’ll get the tour from the front desk and we’ll see all of the main points of interest like the lake or the pools, or the restaurant in Cypress Cove that we will experience over the next few days. We’ll see naked men and women of all ages, colors and sizes doing what they do mid-morning when the sun is out and the temperatures are high enough to be comfortably nude outside. It won’t be shocking. It won’t be embarrassing. It will be our normal for the next few days.

Finally, we’ll get to our room. We’ll open up our luggage but instead of unpacking, we’ll be undressing. We’ll be taking off the jeans, shirts, jackets, underwear and other clothing that define us when we’re at home and in our community. We’ll trade them for tanning lotion and sunblock, sunglasses, hat and sandals (and a towel to sit on). Last time we were on a nude vacation, my wife was undressed before I had even opened my suitcase.

And then we’ll hit the moment that I’ve been dreaming about. The thought that hit me when I woke up this morning. The moment when we open the door and walk down the steps from our room. The moment when we step outside our lodging and feel the sun on our faces and a breeze across our nude bodies. The moment we walk naked and freely across the property holding our towels and each ours hands as we walk to the pool.

I can’t describe the feeling you experience when you’re naked and truly comfortable for the first time (or the first time in a while). It’s liberating. It’s freeing. It’s natural and it’s contagious. It’s the same feeling I’ll get when we walk the property and say “hello” to the other guests and residents. It’s the same feeling I’ll get when I go kayaking or try a paddleboard on the lake. It’s the same feeling when I go to the hot tubs and pools. It’s the same feeling when I walk on one of the nature trails and listen to the birds while looking for wildlife. It’s also the same feeling when my wife and I sit outside and enjoy lunch together next to the pool.

Beach at Cypress Cove. Image from their website:

A nude vacation is just that, leisure time meant to be enjoyed in the nude. And the feeling I get when I’m there is hard to explain but really is wonderful. Until you’ve experienced a nude vacation or nakation, you really don’t know this feeling, but when you do, you’ll know it for the rest of your life. It is addictive.

Notice I didn’t say anything about intimacy or sexual touching. This goes to the question we heard first, that our naked vacation time must be very sexual. It isn’t sexual but it is bonding and close. Public sexual intimacy or touching is not acceptable at a reputable nudist property like Cypress Cove and will not be tolerated. We wouldn’t come back if it was happening in the open either. It’s not why we go on naked vacations. There is a time and a place and that’s in the privacy of your own room.

The Kiss by Auguste Rodin (1840-1917). Great artwork but not appropriate at a nudist property.

So as the countdown to our nude vacation comes to a close, we invite you to discover your own nude vacation and experience the nude feeling firsthand. You’ll see what I mean. To find a nudist property for vacation or near your home, try the American Association of Nude Recreation (AANR) website.

Let us know what questions you have. Go out and enjoy that naked feeling.

Published by TC

Professional who enjoys traveling and seeing new places with my wife and best friend.

8 thoughts on “That Naked Feeling

  1. Glad to hear your vacation plans include Cypress Cove, our year-round home. Hopefully you will miss the three days of chilly weather we’re having right now (March 5-7), but the sun has returned and temperatures will be back into the mid-70’s by Friday. We’d love to have a drink with you at Cheeks while you’re here. Email us to make contact if you like. Enjoy your visit!

  2. We’re glad you’re choosing Cypress Cove for your vacation. It is our home year-round and it is a wonderful place to live or visit. I hope you miss the three days of chilly weather we’re having this week (March 5-7), but by Friday temperatures will be back in the 70’s with bright sun. We’d love to have a drink with you at Cheeks while you’re here. Email us and let us know if you’d like to meet for a chat and an adult beverage or two!

    1. We are unfortunately back… in the cold. We’ll take you up on that though in the future. We will be back. Enjoy the Cove!

  3. When we go to the cove one of the things I like to do is play golf on their 9 hole pitch and put golf course… I bring my putter and a couple of wedges and a few golf balls and have a blast for an hour.

  4. We were there for the first time in January. We had a wonderful time. I found something a previous tenant left in the room safe and had to bring it to the office. I thought, rats now I have to get dressed.Then I remembered, no I don’t! What a great feeling being able to just walk out naked! And I got to fulfill a longtime dream of being able to kayak naked.I loved it. Can’t wait to go back.

  5. Love your story. That is exactly how it is. We have an RV and this is the 2nd year in January we have stayed at Cypress. Absolutely a 5 resort. Everyone is just as nice as can be. We love that this is our Winter Vacation resort. We are members and own a condo at Avalon Resort in Paw Paw, WV. But we look forward to our January getaway at Cypress!

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