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So there are thousands of backpacker hostels in the world and there are many FKK beaches, resorts, and other accommodations designed for nudists in the world.

But has anyone yet opened a hostel for nudists anywhere?

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Is there a difference between nudism and naturism? –  Andrew Grimm Dec 30 '11 at 3:40
and if the answer is no, are you going to be opening one? :) –  Mark Mayo Dec 30 '11 at 3:44
Not enough difference for them not to become synonyms. Merge away oh moderators. –  hippietrail Dec 30 '11 at 3:45
@Mark: Well I've been in discussions with various potential business partners (-; –  hippietrail Dec 30 '11 at 3:46

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No, there are no nudist hostels, but you can easily find some nudist campsites in Europe or even some nudist hotels. Note that some naturist campsites only allow you to camp there if you are a couple to prevent voyeurs.

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+1. By the way, here is an explanation why there might be no nude hostels ... nationallampoon.com/articles/nude-hostel –  user766 Dec 30 '11 at 10:44
Hehe @lejohn that's why it might not work in the US. But maybe in Europe or Thailand or Mexico somewhere... (-: –  hippietrail Dec 30 '11 at 13:00
Well, in Europe it would not be much different ... –  user766 Dec 30 '11 at 17:31
Social nudity is about stuff including body acceptance, not about perving at each others' bums by the way. So the ages and attractiveness of guests shouldn't be a factor at all. –  hippietrail Jan 5 '12 at 14:07

We have a location but not registered officially. Usually by invitation only as only want genuine nudists. We are in Western Australia. Genuine nudist backpackers can contact us via BarelyBackpacking@hotmail.com.

We are in the country in the Great Southern. Email us :-)

edited in from user's other incorrectly located reply

WE do not tolerate drugs, we are not swingers, we are a family, our standing in the community is important and we don't want that jeopardised.

If you think you fit the criteria send an email to barelybackpacking@hotmail.com.

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How do you determine they are 'genuine'? –  Ankur Banerjee Mar 13 '12 at 17:16
Pics or GTFO. ;) –  dlanod Jan 27 '14 at 22:13

The Gazebo Golden Bay Backpackers in Takaka, New Zealand is clothing-optional, open December through March each year. Close to the nude beaches and a promoter of the local Naked Bike Ride. Quote: All levels of dress are acceptable.

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