Retrieved 9 September A nude beachsometimes called a clothing-optional or free beachis a beach where users are at liberty to be nude. This applies, for example, to the islands in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Florida. Nude beaches became popular in the s along the French coast  and have since spread around the world, though they are still few and far between. Archived from the original on February 6, Most beaches in Denmark   and some beaches in Norway  are clothing-optional.
The International Naturist Federation has developed a code of conductor etiquettefor use by member organizations.
Archived from the original on April 29, Retrieved 18 February The INF nude beach etiquette requires the avoidance of all forms of sexual harassment and sexual activitysuch as masturbation or sexual intercourse. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Beach nudity. The International Naturist Federation has developed a code of conductor etiquettefor use by member organizations. Retrieved 9 September Such beaches are usually on public lands, and any member of the public is allowed to use the facilities without membership in any movement or subscription to any personal belief.