Nude Beaches In Barbados …

Nude Female Since we posted this blog awhile back it has been receiving hits galore. Believe it or not the top searches on the Internet which stumbled on Barbados Underground blog were ‘homosexuality’ and ‘nude beaches’. This little BU statistic provoked a little thinking which pushed us to ask, why not? Why can’t we have a nude beach(s) in Barbados? Our tourist product is becoming a little tired and the people who have been driving it for the past fourteen years appear to be all out of imagination. Their solution is to spend more marketing dollars. Guess what Barbados, we are starting to get stiff competition from Grenada, St, Lucia and the other neighbouring islands. They have the natural beauty which the traditional tourist yearns, and they can buy it at a significantly reduced price when compared to Barbados.

Heaven help us when the current myopic United States foreign policy removes its embargo on Cuba and it becomes an unfettered option as a world travel destination. What we can we do in Barbados to diversify our product?

We are tired about hearing about heritage tourism because that will not cut it. We simply do not have the kind of attractions that can attract droves of tourists to Barbados using the heritage tag. We would need attractions the equivalent to the Kaieteur Falls, Soufriere Volcano, Blue Mountains, Cuisine of the Caribbean (we don’t get a notable mention as a destination rich in cuisine delights of the Caribbean), the architecture, we could go on. Of course Barbados has a lot going for it, a highly developed island with high standard of living, good telecommunication infrastructure, stable political climate etc. Unfortunately the majority of tourists who we target are quite accustomed to most of the attractions we have to offer. The sea and sand sell can’t be our only drawing card because other destinations have it in great abundance at a more affordable price.

Now that the US economy seems ready to ease into a recession and even if it doesn’t air travel to Barbados from our traditional markets is increasing out of all reason, some tough decisions will have to be made on both sides. The tourist will examine travel markets where they can get more for less and Barbados must examine its tourism product to target non traditional tourists. We know that the highly religious society of Barbados will not think about the homosexual market. But there is another tourist segment which is out there which maybe beckoning the Barbados authorities. Naturalists in Europe especially are looking for more nude beaches to bare their assets.

Adrian Loveridge and the Barbados Tourism Authority over to you!


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106 Comments on “Nude Beaches In Barbados …”

  1. Karl October 23, 2011 at 4:15 AM #

    As a tourist I have been to Barbados only once but am coming back this Easter and was shocked to see there is no nudity allowed. It seems so backward to think all naturists are either perverts or depraved in some way. I put it to you that if you feel fences would have to be erected to stop people looking at them and to protect them it is the rest of the people who are perverted. We have been to many tourist places in the Caribbean and around the world, and feel that although we don’t have to go naturist, it is very restricting to be “Forced” to remain covered up all the time. You have to take different bathing suits to make sure you reduce strap marks and changing on the beach becomes a spectator sport as people fall over and drop towels etc. It is much easier and not so obvious if you just take off one item and put on another it takes seconds not minutes and very few people even notice. I have looked at the resorts catering to this market and thought this is the perfect money machine. Pick any holiday destination and check the price now look into a naturist holiday to the same place hey presto 3 times the price for no extra facilities. That means the people catering to the usual markets can increase profits by at least 300% without spending a penny more in infrastructure buildings food staff or anything else. I just cant see a good reason why people wouldn’t want more money, more richer tourists, (They have to be richer to pay the increased price) more jobs and more freedom for its own people to explore and see if this is for them. The only arguments I can see so far are from people for whom this lifestyle would not be a choice, well selfishness should not be a choice either and stopping something just because it isn’t what you personally are into is selfish. Please I would love to recieve emails on this subject so feel free to drop me a line and try to convince me I am wrong.


  2. Jeffrey Baker November 27, 2011 at 3:19 PM #

    I think the that the last post couldn’t be more dead on, in this economy I truly feel Barbados needs to really explore nudism, Barbados has all the makings of a great naturist destination. My mother is from the island making me 1/2 Bajan I live in San Diego, Ca and have easy access to what I believe is the most incredible nude beaches that I know, I know the beach like the back of my hand. sure every beach will have its own problems, at a clothed beach its very hard to pick out perverts but at a nude beach its quite easy to spot them I don’t need to go into that right now, blacks beach in San Diego is patrolled regularly by law enforcement keeping everyone in check including the perverts!. I believe Barbados is missing out on a large growing market called Naturism, just designate a couple of beaches not all of them the island needs to cater to everyone, I know the island quite well and my idea would be to put them in some less popular locations and watch those ares develop quickly… any true nudist will find them. At first will probably be a little crazy but once the new wears off all the repressed nudist living in Barbados will have a great escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday pressures that even exist in this beautiful island nation. I’m just an average low to middle income citizen and this experience keeps me mentally happy in my life…Freedom is for everyone especially the repressed!. as far as a religious standpoint God created the human body so beautiful that I believe that he smiles seeing us enjoy ourselves natural… I feel that I have some great ideas regarding this subject shoot me an email


  3. millertheanunnaki November 27, 2011 at 5:09 PM #

    @ Jeffrey Baker | November 27, 2011 at 3:19 PM |
    “I believe Barbados is missing out on a large growing market called Naturism, just designate a couple of beaches not all of them the island needs to cater to everyone, I know the island quite well and my idea would be to put them in some less popular locations and watch those areas develop quickly… any true nudist will find them.”

    Now that is what one would call “refreshing the tourist product”.

    The product is in need of a serious makeover. Stripping Bajans bare of the pretentiousness and moral hypocrisy would allow them to see options other than the old run-of-the mill offerings that are no longer attractive.

    Despite the pretense of religious observance and false rectitude many Bajans are “closet sexual perverts”. We once had a thriving niche market with the German and Northern European visitors who used to get a full suntan and a warm skinny dip at Long Beach in the 70’s. But would you believe that Bajans after their Sunday religious trek to the churches and heavy meals would make it their business to travel from as far as St. Lucy and St. Michael just to engage in a perverted peeping and ogling strolls on the beach to the obvious embarrassment and disgust of those nature loving visitors. If only Bim can attract them back but without the inquisitive intrusion and leering, the tourism business would receive a much needed fillip to its required diversification.


  4. Ami Brown April 26, 2012 at 12:26 PM #

    Barbados, please do not bend to the desires of Europeans. Why do we always feel that we are missing out on something because Europeans suggested it. I have no problem if you choose to be nude in the privacy of your own home. I love my body. I love looking at my man’s body. But, I feel there is a place for everything. NO NUDE BEACHES IN BARBADOS.


  5. Ami Brown April 26, 2012 at 2:35 PM #

    Please, remove the picture of the naked white woman and put someone brown. Brown skin is healthy and attractive.


  6. David April 26, 2012 at 2:38 PM #

    @Ami Brown

    Isn’t your comment racist? A naked body is a naked body.


  7. Ami Brown May 1, 2012 at 1:38 PM #

    No David my comment is not racist. Its just how i feel. White women are always pushed to the forefront of beauty. I am just advocating for black women. We are beautiful. AND we age better than other other race of women. Or skin stays firm longer. We do not wrinkle as fast as other races of women. AND, DO YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH A BROWN WOMAN REPLACING THE WHITE WOMAN IN THE PICTURE? She had her time. now it is time to put someone else in her place. CHANGE THE PICTURE TO A BROWN SKIN WOMAN.


  8. old onion bags May 1, 2012 at 1:42 PM #



  9. Harry callihan September 2, 2012 at 7:42 PM #

    nudest are nasty people.imagine sitting on things naked after others have
    also sat or lay naked on.can you say germs.
    can you say ass drippings and vaginal slime.
    yea sounds good.
    i bet Lysol would like it.go for it pervs.
    as for Steven Menzies may be he has a big hugs cock so because the rest of him is ugly as funk he wants to flaunt the only thing he got that is good looking.


  10. Ami Brown September 12, 2012 at 5:43 PM #

    I cant stop laughing at Harry Callihan’s comment. I agree. Only perverted and sexual sick people would want to see naked people at the beach. What about the children. Should children be walking around naked also on the beach. Barbadians, we don’t need the likes of Mendes to spread his disgusting morals on others. If you want to walk around nude, do it in your homes. No Nude Beaches in B’dos.


  11. Patriot October 20, 2012 at 10:03 PM #

    Change good or bad is often met with resistance. When car racing started in Barbados it was done all over the place illegally, dangerous and with
    expensive cost of life and limb. Now it is organised and legal and there is a place designated for it it has stopped happening everywhere at random. Same can be true for nude sunbathing. Always facinated me how self rigetious citizens would go out of their way to find or see a nude person and then call THEM the pervert. I am a Barbadian and a nudist, that means I am naked where and when it is legal, to be a little more precise i take money earned in Barbados and give it to St. Martin every year.


  12. Milcut October 21, 2012 at 3:26 AM #

    This is not about perversion but simply a matter of implicating Barbados into a burdensome position for which it cannot afford. To distroy our social values and the only industry which adds to the prosperity of Barbados is just insane. Tourism is very important to Barbados and the system that has been in place for decades and gain Barbados its notoriety for being one of the best and safetest vocationing spots in the world. To impliment a program which encourage criminal behavior in our society is just not an intelligent thing to do. So sir if you proud of being a Nudist continue to be nude where it is popular and everyone in Barbados who find this behavior distasteful will be ok with that……


  13. Ronald Field October 21, 2012 at 7:51 PM #

    Dear Milcut,
    I am asuming that you believe that designating a beach as clothing optional somewhere on our island will be “implicating Barbados into a burdensome position” “destroy our values and our tourist market” “Make Barbados an unsafe vacation spot” and “sunbathing nude encourages criminal behaviour” am I correct? and that ‘everyone’ finds this ‘behaviour’ distasteful ? These coments are rooted in ignorance and fear. We were not born ashamed nor afraid of our naked bodies, this ‘behaviour’ was tought and learned. Do some research, I encourage you. Use the internet and see studies done the world over and you may come to discover that naked does not mean lude and not because someone is nude means they are either wanting or ofering sex!! In fact sexual crimes are many times higher in societies like ours who objectify the naked body and are tittilated by the sight of a nipple than in countries where nudity is not considdered a blody felony!! It would be great to have a beach to go to where it may be expected and our tourist would appreciate such a place as well as one may also have the choice not to go as well!!! A place where I neither have to judge your narrow mindedness or be subjected to your judgment of my morality or lack there of. Nudist are comfortable in the beautiful natural state in which we were born, have a healthier self image and are more acceptable of others differences and even flaws. I am no threat to anyone, I sunbath nude and then get on with the rest of my life… so be afraid!! I am a Barbadian and I walk amongst you!! Boooo hooooo…..


  14. BAFBFP October 21, 2012 at 9:44 PM #

    I am all for nudity… in fact I believe that one day in every year should be designated no clothing day … To see Fumble Stuart and Mia Mottley and Irene Sandiford-Garner and Irene Sandiford-Garner (did I not mention her already) and Caswell Franklyn and Mathew Farley and David King walking through Bridgetown unfettered would make headlines for weeks unending … HA HA HA HA .. How about Owen Arthur and Rosemary Alleyne (My Christ … !) and Maurine Holder and David Ellis and Vic Fernands … HA H A HA come fah yah world ..HA HA HA … (Maurine won’ look too bad tho’ …)


  15. BAFBFP October 21, 2012 at 9:48 PM #

    Butting up pun Rosemary Alleyne on a nude beach … I need a Valium now, my God, look how I gone an’ scare myself …!


  16. Milcut October 22, 2012 at 4:43 AM #

    Sir.. read with an open mind and with understanding. Maybe you are thinking that knowledge and experience translates to fear. Knowing and wishing is two definite states of mind. I am also a Barbadian and I am very proud of my little island. Barbados is currently in a state where discipline is lacking amongst our youth and most adults. I have had the opportunity to live around the planet and have seen all that you speak of. Unfortunately it comes at a price and Barbados cannot afford to pay. If your personal resolute is nudity there is nothing wrong with it in the confines of your premises or those countries where it’s allowed, and there are several. Public nudity is not condusive to our social environment, because it promotes criminal behavior not only from the observers but also those exhibiting the behavior. The positive growth of Barbados is to ensure an environment where social and moral values are held to the highest standards. Upholding those standards will always be a challenge, for no society is perfect. You speak of learned behavior and that there is nothing wrong with nudity. Truthfully analize yourself and answer the question…What causes or thoughts encourage me to be a nude exhibitionist??? Everyone has an opinion of themselves and they have that right. From the begining of time nudity has brought on downfall, due to the mischief it creates. The size and population of Barbados has no place or toloration for this type of behavior in public…….


  17. BAFBFP October 22, 2012 at 7:38 AM #


    Size of what population, man speak for yourself. This little island in NOT yours alone. Nudity is NOT a moral issue, and it has nothing to do with standards. Maybe in your world you would rather have people walking around in pajama like clothes with bourkas … My God man I hope you ol’, ’cause this line that you are holding fast to should be on its way out, naturally ….


  18. Milcut October 22, 2012 at 9:40 AM #

    Contribute something more meaningful to society besides perversion, be inovative in a positive way….dead subject


  19. Ronald Field October 22, 2012 at 9:58 AM #

    Some citys like Cap de Age in France and Vermont in the US allow total nudity in the center of town! In fact you can do your banking, shopping etc. NAKED and some people there DO! meanwhile in some Eastern regions it is against the law for a woman to even show her face and must be garbed head to toe when in public..EVEN at THE BEACH! for fear that ‘SHE’ will cause a man to lust… Now i’m not saying that i’m for making all beaches in Barbados Clothing Optional, far from, I do believe that people have the right to be nude at the beach however, I also believe that you should not be subjected to the nudity of others if it ofends you either. apart from Germany, the countrys where there are nude beaches have not made it legal to be nude on EVERY beach just a few. The thought that having a clothing Optional or nude beach will increase crime is nonsense. There has not been one single crime reported since Antigua got a nude beach there just because people sunbath naked at that beach. The novelty wears off quickly when the would be perverts and oglers realise that there are all kinds of people there and like any cross section of the public, they are not super models but young and old pretty and ugly people and everywhere in between. If they want to see sex just turn on any computer their time would be more effectively invested. To say that being nude is indecent exposure is the same as saying that God created us ugly and if you were standing next to him during his doing so you may have suggested some fur to cover our skins or maybe disagree with him when he said that his creation was ‘very good’. The opportunity to use a the nude beach as an excuse to behave depraved and say that it caused a fall in ‘moral standards’ has already been surpassed by the Crop Over festival; far more dispicable behaviour to be seen then than at any nude beach i’ve ever visited!! Legislate one of the empty beaches as a nude beach and the opinionist will have to GO THERE and then claim to be affected by it! and I’m sure all nudist , local and tourist, would rather go there rather than offend your sensitivities on another beach. Don’t hate the Tali Ban whilst you are trying to enforce your opinions on me, that’s hypocracy! Don’t like watching the debate on tv?… just change the channel !! Don’t like nudity, then don’t go to a beach where you will see it!


  20. islandgal246 October 22, 2012 at 11:28 AM #

    Wunna does mek me lafff…We got nudity here notonly on de beaches but in the city as well. Just pass by the taxis pon lower Broad Street where yuh can see nuff doggies flapping bout pissing pon the walls. Just tek a drive bout dis island and you will see more black doggies pissing at de roadside. Dem aint hiding nuh more at all. One time I saw a man pissing in de road I shouted to him and told him to hide dat puppy. Well he turned around and waved dat black doggie at me, and he ent have nuh shame at all. So nude beaches ent gine shock muh at all.


  21. BAFBFP October 22, 2012 at 1:49 PM #

    Island Girl

    HA HA HA HA HA … MURDA … HA H AHA ..Look if you don’ know I bes’ tell you … HHA HA .. Island Chick you diagnose wid Cock Eyes … HA HA HA … Man mos’ self respecting women would look the other way and move quickly along but not Island … she classifying the exposed members as puppies and dogies … Ha HA HA .. Now you got my poodle looking to growl … MURDA …. I gotta a find a woman real quick cause I feeling the feeling now … HA HA HA HA


  22. BAFBFP October 22, 2012 at 1:51 PM #

    Na body does use doggie na more … You got some ketching up to do cock-eyes HA H AHA


  23. Ami Brown December 6, 2012 at 3:54 PM #

    BAFBFP, you sound like a stupid, backward bajan man. And, you look like you would have enjoyed watching the man take a piss.


  24. Mark MacDonald December 18, 2012 at 11:43 AM #

    How dare you include Canadians in your comments !! After everything we’ve willingingly done for Barbados?? Phone system, aid, tourism $$$$$$$$$$ ?? Shame on you. I am tired of others grouping we Canadians with others of less humility and lower social conscience. Who really cares whether there are nude beaches or not, grow up and stop badmouthing Canada. We Canadians all know most of you would move here in a second if you could, so educate yourselves about the rest of the world before you make yourselves look any worse. Perhaps spelling lessons would be a good way to start…….
    Without Tourist Dollars, you are finished, time to wake up & smell the truth & help others the way that Canadians do & always have.

    White Trash eh ? I always judge the source………. My Black friends ( many transplanted Bajans ) are ashamed of you………..


  25. Piece Uh De Rock Yeah Right! December 18, 2012 at 12:26 PM #

    @ David (BU)

    I guess that in the strictest sense of the word, Bush Tea must be a nudist because he has been (by virtue of the picture he has next to his posts) exposing his doggie/penis/coc*/mandingo or whatever it is anatomically correct to call it every time he post a comment.


    i guess i do have an appreciation for the issue you have of men (albeit of a certain ilk) pulling out dem doggie in public and waving it at you in public.

    However there is one more serious thing which men like me and Baffy, homophobic XYY mens like us (and all of you women are exposed to) that i must need mention.


    Yes island girl i must perforce admit that me and Baffy are bullers but proxy!! And you and other women are being unfaithful to your husbands and boyfriends every day.

    Let me explain why i make this assertion.

    Dem same fellows, right after pulling out duh doggies and pissing, does come an juck dem hand right in Baffy and my hand leffing piss, wee-wee and sometimes drippy STD discharges in we hand!!

    Sometimes Islandgirl246 dem des hold you face wid de same hand and kiss you cheek and when you come home and we smooching wid you in de night, or in de day (depending pun if you is annuder man woman and we tiefing a piece) we woes be effectively sucking a nexk man doggie!!

    Well I feel dat Fumble should, as his last act of parilament, pass a law banning doggie wagging in public because it is mekking bullers outta straight men in Barbados, or for some uh we, mekking we such doggies udder dan de ones we normally does be sucking,.. i did not say Jerome nor Peter.

    Any man caught shaking his doggie in a public place will be made to walk a line, wid em hands behing dem back, where women wid plastic spatulas will be allowed to hit dem doggie until dem get to the end of de line. De line will of course be de length of SpringGarden Highway.

    Now here is de good part, The BTA will be able to package this as Barbados’ compromise to Nude Tourism and de church people will not be able to decry it as nudism but as corporal punishment, de mens will stop dis non-consual bulleration of de straight Bajan menses and you will not be sucking do**ies of strange mens dat you dont want to suck. (i hope that that came out right)

    I got to go now cause de gardener who i jes see peeing by de rose garden jes call me an ask fuh a glass uh water… i hope i still got dem disposable plastic glasses causing i can tek on sucking guyanese doggie… dat leave an opening fuh peoples to say dat effing it was an illegal Jamaiki dat i wudda gi he de glass etc. but no i ent Noel neider.


  26. Piece Uh De Rock Yeah Right! December 18, 2012 at 12:57 PM #

    @ Mark MacDonald

    My black friends are ashamed of you…brings to mind in vivid colour that famous statement that many of us older folk who lived in Englant, Canada en Amurica en de 60’s immediately assign to white condescending racists “why many of my good friends are black…”

    It comes so naturally that you dont even seem to recognise that your entire comment is rife with sanctiminous dribble and we must be beholden to you for your development assistance, your telephone infrastructure (and rape of our natives through exorbitant telecoms fees and of course AID(s) or did i mention that already.

    For every cent of development aid you Canadians, US or EU reverse colonists put into our third world economies you have raped us $23 in ROI.

    You are of the grouping that will say something like “give a man a fish and you will feed him for a day, teach a man a fish and you will feed him for a lifetime” but you and your ilk are quite quick to ignore the fact that the land on which you having extended your largese does not belong to that fisherman, it, by virtue of your carving up of the world, Magna Carta style, belongs to you.

    So yes sah we still dependent pun you massah fuh de tourism dollahs en ting and yessah massah we shame to be mekking dese ungrateful comments bout Canada en ting and mekking you Uncle Tom Black fiends sorry friends shame uh we.

    Shame pun all uh wunnah fun not accepting MacDonald solution fuh de farm all uh wunna pun, e-i-e-i-o.. ingratitude befitting of Macbeth, indeed.

    But kind sir, tarry yet awhile with me while i ask this foolish question that only shameful blacks like i can ask what of the Mohawk dispossession by Crown Prerogative under the TREATY RIGHTS AND SELF DETERMINATION?

    I guess them too was a bunch of ingrates like we Bajans!!


  27. Milcut December 19, 2012 at 2:29 PM #

    Mr. Macdonald….I am not sure exactly why you are expressing your view in this manner, but yet it is understood. Oppression is all around and those we allow to keep us tied to they beliefs, Whether it may be the Canadians, Americans or Europeans, they will continue to impose such views. Decades have passed and we have progressed, but the effects of the damaging psycological implantations and our repressed notions has taken its toll. Our habitual reliance on such oppressors has created a unrelenting dependency which only Education of coming generations will allow the removal of the Oppressor views and repressed feelings creating a more proficient society in Barbados. As for the person who commented and so gracefull embrace his oppressor seek your roots….


  28. Jeffrey Baker March 20, 2013 at 10:20 PM #

    Wow, I’m so embarassed by some of the anti nudity comments, can’t believe how narrow minded they are,ok here is what Barbados needs to do put together a small team of people to go outside the country to visit some nude destinations and see how normal things would be for Barbados to have a few nude resorts and beaches, people serious if people don’t like the idea of a nude beach…well simply its not for you and don’t go, but rest assure people will come out of the wood work to go, and has nothing to do with pervertion, please the scene at a nude beach is not a talent show. so at first will most likely be a little crazy but once the new wears off Barbados will have a new found way to bring tourist to the island, but at the rate things are going I’ll probably be able to pick Barbados up on E-bay for a pretty good price…c’mon just kidding but do a little homework before being quick to judge.


  29. Miro March 26, 2013 at 11:56 AM #

    Whats wrong with you,people???What abnormal you see on human nudity?
    Look at the animals-Do they feel bad about theme bodies?NOT ofcourse not.So why shut you feel bad?
    Many of your comments,are about religious talking.Do you say public nudity is against the god?So ASK HIM!!Ask your god.Make a complain to him.Tell him,that he made something,what is full of shame,and because of that shut be hidden securely.
    When Adam tryed Eve’s apple,later in the afternoon they find him hidding behing the tree.He feel shame for his nudity.Something which wasnt normal.God give us our bodies.Bodies we shut be proud of!


  30. bob February 4, 2014 at 7:40 PM #

    most decent folk like to holiday for high standards, nudist beaches attract trash minded people and degrade the area. If you want to turn the area into a place full of pervs then count me out. my wife and children also agree.


  31. Fred Elliott December 4, 2015 at 11:46 PM #

    It is true some nudity attracts perverts, so do some schools, churches and regular workplaces.

    Managed properly nude beaches can be fantastic. My local beach in Portsmouth UK is completely open, nowhere for any shenanigans to take place. If only we had better weather. I usually go there have a picnic lunch and then doze off listening to some music on my headphones.

    Probably the first couple of times you go to a nude beach you feel slightly self conscious notice people are naked, after that you ignore it.

    But there has to be respect – Not having a nude beach would not stop me going to Barbados. It would not detract from my experience. If there were a nude beach I think I would leave it a couple of years before visiting said beach to give time for the novelty to wear off.


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