What’s it like onboard a nude cruise?

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We know that many of our members love cruising. It’s a great way to see more of the world, but how would you feel about taking a nude cruise and seeing more of your fellow passengers as well?

And before you ask, no, it’s not just a full-blown, get-your-gear-off oceanic orgy; it’s more of a ‘clothing optional’, couples-only cruise.

The now infamous risqué cruise line, Desire, last year announced its first ever clothing optional cruise, departing Venice in September 2017. The Desire Venice cruise will sail for seven nights along the Adriatic, taking in Croatia and Slovenia before returning to Venice.

Desire has also announced a second cruise from Barcelona to Rome in April 2018. This sails via France, Monte Carlo, Portofino, Florence and finishes in Rome after a week.

desire nude cruise ship

The cruise promotes itself as a safe place for you to take your relationship to the next level. Desire offers intimate couples’ workshops, led by award-winning sex and relationship expert Dr Jessica O’Reilly, PhD, and Holli and Michael – the hosts of Playboy Radio’s award-nominated SWING with Holli & Michael. There are also provocative theme nights and, yes, I may have misled you earlier, as Desire do provide Signature Playrooms for like-minded couples to ‘mix and mingle’ and live out their forbidden passions at sea.

With salacious entertainment, high-end cabaret shows, private Jacuzzi lounges and clothing-optional pools, the Desire cruise certainly would be an erotic adventure.

There are also haute cuisine restaurants, a casino, a fitness centre and health spa, so those who want to keep their clothes on most of the time will still have plenty to keep them occupied (yes, you must wear clothes in the restaurant).  

Photography is prohibited and any erotic behaviour outside designated areas is strictly a no-no.

If you’re inclined to let go of your inhibitions, then this is the cruise for you. The only thing you’ll have to think about is where you keep your cruise card.

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

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Total Comments: 20
  1. 0

    Most definitely
    Visit nudist beaches often and have people over all the time for nude parties
    So bring it on

  2. 0

    Come on Leon…..the vast majority of the clientelle would be old guys and ducks with bits hanging off. The picture in the advertising is only bait as unlikely the gorgeous young folk would go on these anyway.
    Funny mate!

  3. 0

    Think I’ll pass – Looks ain’t what they “used to be”???

    Then again, probably would not matter as I think Mick’s assessment is correct!

    BUT . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. 0

    Already booked (Feb 2018) on a cruise of the Carribean with Bare Neccesities – they run a strictly NO SWNGER policy & phone from the States to make sure you understand this rule.
    That suits us; we are members of Kiata (look it up) & there are 20 of us going.
    We expect a representative cross section of society (less swingers & children) but that does not really matter as much as the opportunity to socialize freely with total acceptance of self & others.
    Looking forward to it – bring it on.

  5. 0

    Ah well, to each their own…If that’s the kind of thing you’re looking for, why not? As for the rest of us, cruising is mainly for relaxing and sightseeing (as in land-kind). I too agree with Mick. It will be mainly for old farts with money to burn. Let’s face it. Once we reach a certain age, bodies are not much to look at anymore… from any angle. Revolting if anything! So keep them covered I say, and enjoy the ‘real’ scenery instead.

  6. 0

    Nude Cruise for Seniors. …I think that would take seasickness to a whole new level.

  7. 0

    Who would want to look at naked bodies of people over 70’s…gawd enough to frighten the horses!!

    • 0

      Just had a look on the internet at some of the naked bodies that was enough for me.

      For one thing I would not be able to contain my laughter and I would be thrown off the ship.

  8. 0

    Geeze. It’s bad enough when the ‘Old Farts’, (I am one), wear budvie smugers & bikini’s. Not a pretty sight. I think a lot of these people do not have mirrors!

  9. 0

    hey Radish, I think you’re making a fuss over a little thing. Tex



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