The wish of South African nudists to bare it all on a m stretch of beach near the Mpenjati Nature Reserve, on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast, will go ungranted for another festive season. More than two years since the public protector set aside the Ray Nkonyeni municipality's decision to allow nudity in the area, the South African National Naturist Association Sanna is still working on a plan to petition the national government to amend the Sexual Offences Act to allow for legal nudist beaches. Although Bothma made the same statement a year ago , he remained confident that will bring nudists closer to achieving their goals. We are working on a representation to see if we can amend the act to allow nude people on public beaches and places. This will force municipalities to amend their bylaws and we will then reapply for Mpenjati to be a legal naturist beach," said Bothma. At the first public hearing into the proposed nudist beach, at Trafalgar in , residents were divided, with some opposed to "drooping boobs and buttocks" on their beach, while others wanted to strip down without fear of getting in trouble with the law. In a report that voided the municipality's permission for a legal nudist beach on technical grounds, the public protector pointed out there was no wording in the act that suggested criminalising nudity in a designated and access-controlled nudist beach. But the Concerned Citizens Group, which approached the public protector in opposition to the application for a nudist beach, said there was no way to designate a public area for nakedness without excluding other members of the public. The group's chairman Rev Mike Effanga will oppose any new application for a nudist beach in the area. Once a new application is lodged, we will oppose it.
Big 5 holiday at a Game Reserve
Sun Kissed Villa
Saturday, April 04, A metre yard stretch of Mpenjati Beach, which lies on the Indian Ocean, received local government approval last year to become the continent's first official nudist venue. Pavlovic said earlier that planned activities during the Easter weekend would include volleyball and sack races. South Africa has been home to unofficial nude beaches for decades, such as Cape Town's famous Sandy Bay, but this was the first weekend of authorised naked beach sports and sunbathing. Last-minute objections by a local group secured a compromise from officials, who have designated the opening as a "trial run". The residents' group said in its appeal that naked sun-lovers would have a "negative effect on a society that is striving for wholesome lifestyles". However the first day of the nudist beach passed without incident. It has though said that visitor facilities cannot be built as the beach is a marine protected area.
Nudist beaches, which used to be something you associated with Europe, can now be found across the globe, as more and more shores have opened themselves up to folks who want to let it all hang out and avoid tan lines. You can see the full list here. Despite this, there are a few official nudist beaches. Technically all of the beaches on Sylt are clothing optional, but Buhne 16 was the first and is still the foremost location for nude sunbathing along the German shore. This is the worlds longest nudist beach at 7,8 km from end to end.
Tailor-make your tours from these naturist accommodation venues:. The Eden Tour is created to cater for the worldwide demand of Nudists to enjoy some of the most picturesque places in South Africa. Hosting some of the best beaches and natural scenery in the world, this tour takes Nudists to exactly that and more. See the Big Five in the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa, visit spectacular beaches and stay at comfortable nudist accommodation. Nudist activities are written in green. Day 1: You will be picked up at the King Shaka International Airport in Durban between 8 am and 9 am or at your nearby hotel and we go straight to our first nudist beach. This is a nice quiet beach located at the north end of Umhlanga beach.