Category Archives: Beaches

Sydney Skinny – Cobblers Beach.

The Sydney Skinny is an annual charity event held at Cobblers Beach, Middle Head Sydney, with about 1000 people participating this year. The major sponsor is the Nudie juice company. It’s fully ticketed and participants enter to swim naked (everyone does) over a 900m diamond shaped course in the calm and sheltered waters off Cobblers Beach on Sydney… Read More »

Cobblers Beach – Sydney – Australia (How to get there)

33° 49′ 33.492” S (- 33.825970) – 151° 15′ 47.9808” E (151.263328) Cobblers Beach is located on Sydney Harbour’s Middle Head in the Sydney Harbour National Park. It’s a north facing cove, bathed with sunshine from mid-morning until sunset, with a bushland setting behind. It’s often hard to believe that you are only 10kms from the centre of… Read More »

Platja de la Mar Bella – Barcelona.

This is a very pleasant city beach and one that you probably should visit if in Barcelona. Its close to a metro railway station it’s very easily accessible, although it’s slightly out of the main part of town, but an easy walk if you wish and have the time. This beach is reflective of Barcelona’s atmosphere, vibrant, accepting… Read More »

Platja de la Savinosa. (TARRAGONA)

The beach is a very pleasant one, not far off the main road out of Tarragona on the Carrier Via Augusta. There are a few houses and small apartment blocks that are on the other side of the main southern rail line (trains roar past regularly including the hi speed trains) and overlook the beach. The beach is… Read More »

Platja de la Mar Bella, Barcelona – How to get there.

[codepeople-post-map]This beach is located about 4 kilometres from the central part of town. ie La Rambla.  It’s one of the beaches on the north-eastern section of beaches from the city and being a city beach it gets very busy. You can walk from the main part of town – basically turn left at the end of the La… Read More »

Platja dels Balmins – Sitges

[codepeople-post-map] Platja dels Balmins, located in the party town of Sitges, is about 45 minutes by train, south of Barcelona and a lazy 10 or 15 minute walk from the station.  The town itself caters for the tourist with quite a few souvenir shops and eateries; it has a great feel and is well worth a stroll down… Read More »

Spanish Costa Daurada – (Golden Coast) (South of Barcelona)

This is the holiday coast that extends south from Barcelona to the southern end of Catalonia, along the Mediterranean. The city Tarragona is right in the middle of this area. The area takes its name from the golden sands of the beaches that are contrasted by the deep blue of the Mediterranean. The coast is abundant with beaches,… Read More »

La Jenny Resort – Part 3

The resort hosts activities for the kids and these seem to go from morning to late afternoon. One afternoon there were some kiddies practicing some classical music that created a very nice afternoon ambiance. For the sportier types, there are tennis and pétanque courts, a pony club (that’s not really nude), archery and so on and so on.… Read More »

Atlantic Coast Beaches (France) – Part 1

The beaches, Montalivet, La Jenny and Euronat are very similar which is not surprising considering they area on the same stretch of coast line. This part of the coast has a large dune system behind the beach which is a protected nature area. There are signs about explaining the fragile eco systems, plants and the dunes in general.… Read More »

Atlantic Coast Beaches (France) – Part 2

Although these beaches are designated legal beaches and most if not all are nude and very respectful, nudity is not mandatory and you are likely to see the odd person dressed or a group wearing swimwear. Some of the ladies are only topless but it’s mostly club uniforms. No-one seems to mind or careless. The crowd are mostly… Read More »