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Check Out these Nude Gay Beaches in Bear Capitals Around the World

Summer is in the air! It’s time for surf, sand, and fun in the sun. And as the temperature goes up us bears want the clothes to come off, am I right?! Its hot enough for most of us with all of our curves, swerves and copious amounts of body hair. And while we’re looking to get naked anyway, why not do it in the company of a hot daddy or flirtatious cub? That’s why we scoured the planet to find you some of the most beautiful seaside paradises that double up as nude gay beaches come summer time AND they all happen to be located in cities very popular with the bears! Just remember to pack your sunscreen!

Elia Beach - Photo by Panagiotis Lymperopoulos/ Unsplash
Elia Beach – Photo by Panagiotis Lymperopoulos/ Unsplash

Elia Beach (Mykonos, Greece)

Elia is the largest beach in Mykonos and the gay section is on the right side when you face the sea, easily distinguishable by the big rainbow flag. There are lots of sunbeds and thatched umbrellas available for rent but those who prefer to be in the nude typically congregate to the side and lay out on the sand. Elia Beach is a 25-minute car ride from Mykonos Town and can be reached by bus via the Old Port Terminal.

Playa Balmins (Photo Credit: Kwin Mosby)
Playa Balmins (Photo Credit: Kwin Mosby)

Playa Balmins (Sitges, Spain)

Located between Port d’Aiguadolc and the old town, Playa Balmins is a quick 15-minute walk due east from Iglesia de Sant Bartomeu. It consists of three small coves separated by rocks and gives visitors the absolute best view of the rolling hills of Sitges, among other things…

Brighton Palace Pier- the nude beach is about 1 mile east of here!  Photo by Howard Walsh/ Pixabay
Brighton Palace Pier- the nude beach is about 1 mile east of here! Photo by Howard Walsh/ Pixabay

Brighton Beach (East Sussex, United Kingdom)

Brighton Beach is the most famous seaside resort town in the United Kingdom featuring the 200-year-old Brighton Palace Pier with its restaurants and amusements. Brighton itself has a thriving LGBTQ+ scene and so its only natural that the nudist beach is a hot spot for the gay community come summertime. It is located 1 mile east of the pier near the Marina.

Praia 19 Beach (Photo Credit: LisbonBeachesGuide.com)

Praia 19 (Lisbon, Portugal)

Located on the Caparica Coast of Portugal, this beach has been attracting the gays since the 1980’s and officially became a nude beach in 1995. The beach gets its name from the number 19 signpost of the train tracks behind it, indicating the stop number (19) of the tourist train that connects the beaches along the coast.

Manuel Antonio Coastline- Photo by costarica.com
Manuel Antonio Coastline- Photo by costarica.com

Playa La Mancha (Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Costa Rica)

Playa Playitas and Playa Espadilla are two of the gay beaches in Manuel Antonio but if you want to show your stuff in the buff, then Playa La Mancha is the place for you. It’s a bit remote and requires you to take a somewhat challenging 20-minute hike from town, but the rewards are well worth it.

Lady Bay Beach (Photo Credit: Andy333 / iStock)
Lady Bay Beach (Photo Credit: Andy333 / iStock)

Lady Bay Beach (Sydney, Australia)

Lady Bay Beach, also referred to as Lady Jane Beach is located south of the harbor, between South Head and Camp Cove. Enjoy scenic harbor views and calm beautiful water perfect for swimming on this small beach located within the Sydney Harbour National Park. It’s just one gay nude beach of several around the world where you can shed your clothes and sunbathe au naturale.

This article originally appeared in our sister publication Vacationer.

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John Hernandez

John Hernandez is the Editor in Chief of Bear World Magazine. In addition to bear culture, he specializes in entertainment writing with a special focus on horror and genre films. He resides in New York City with his husband.

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