They say sex sells, and when it comes to travel, that's especially true. Sex travel or "libertine tourism," as it's sometimes called , is a growing industry targeted at people who love to take their clothes off and get buckwild. To be clear, it's not the same thing as sex tourism, a term most people use to describe traveling to have sex with prostitutes ; sex travel is totally consensual and totally legal. These people love going to resorts, chalets, and beaches all over the world, taking their clothes off, and having sex with each other — so I decided to join them at Hedonism II to see what it was like. It's important to note that generally speaking, most people who self-identify as nudists are not swingers , and most swingers are not nudists.
Perched on the end of my yoga mat, I inhale deeply as we follow instructions to roll down our spines. As I bend over, my eyes meet his cheeks just as they part. I am naked in front of a room of strangers.
They say sex sells, and when it comes to travel, that's especially true. At some nudist resorts, overt sexual behaviour is explicitly prohibited. That said, the two groups do occasionally intersect, and at Hedonism II, both sex and public nudity are not only accepted, but downright encouraged.