Two new Costa Blanca nudist beaches declared official

Caption: RACÓ DE CONILL: Now declared an official nudist beach. Photo credit: Flickr

VILLA JOYOSA council has declared their nudist beaches official!

The popular coves of Racó de Conill and l’Esparralló have been declared areas of traditional naturism and the council will continue to promote tourism to them by means of a poster campaign.  The two nudist beaches – part of a 15 kilometre stretch – have long been famous for naked sunbathing and swimming but, until now, have not been officially recognised.

At the start of this week, the municipality placed new signs at the entrances to the beaches which proudly state in both Spanish and Valencian that it’s an ‘area of nudist traditions’.

The Racó de Conill is a small cove with a beach around 200 metres long and part of Finestrat.  Access is via a short road with the final section completed on foot.

The beach at l’Esparrelló is on the other side of the town, near to Paradís beach, and is 160 metres in length.

Signposting has been changed to specifically advertise them as ‘nudist beaches’ rather than the old term of ‘naturist’.  The council are quick to emphasise however that anyone can use the coves and there is no obligation for people to go naked on the beaches.  This will be reflected in the posters and promotional material.

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  1. Nudism is a philosophy that values simplicity and increased harmony with nature. Nudism is a fun, healthy, freeing and wholesome way for men and women to socialize and live without clothes.

  2. In recent years and especially in summer, more and more textile people are using the Raco dell Conil beach. I wish they wouldn’t because its a very small beach and together with Esparello beach the only place nudists can go in that area. Certainly when I read this : (The council are quick to emphasise however that anyone can use the coves and there is no obligation for people to go naked on the beaches. This will be reflected in the posters and promotional material.) So now even more textile people will go there too. Now the signs said Playa Naturista, but the new term area with a nudism tradition, makes it less clear.


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