Tan lines are so last year. If you’re looking for an even glow then you need to hit up a nude beach. The good news is that they aren’t just in Europe. We found six nude beaches around B.C. that are perfect for your sun tanning endeavours. 

Bathing suit? More like birthday suit!

Nude beaches are the best and you don’t need to travel around the world to get to them. 

There are six iconic and scenic clothing-optional beaches around B.C. that you need to visit at least once in your life. 

Whether you are looking for a secluded area or a wide-open hot spot, we have you covered. 

All of these beaches offer something different and some of them are so beautiful that you'll feel like you’re on a tropical island. 

Bring a picnic, a good book, and definitely a floaty and enjoy a day in the sun. Just be sure you apply sunscreen. You definitely don’t want to burn where the sun doesn’t typically shine. 

Wreck Beach 

Where: Vancouver, B.C. 

Why You Need To Go: This is one of the best known nude beaches in the province. It’s super popular with UBC students since it’s close to campus. So if you're looking for an upbeat afternoon, this spot is definitely where you need to be.  


Barnston Island 

Where: Pitt Meadows, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: This beach is an adventure to get to since you’ll need to take the ferry. You may want to bring a bike or roller skates because the beach itself is a bit of a journey once you get off the ferry. 


Tribune Bay

Where: Hornby Island, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: This white sand beach is nicknamed “little Hawaii” for a reason. Once you get there it's easy to see why. Sporting a volleyball net, this spot is the perfect place for a little afternoon match and some serious sun time. 


Three Mile Beach 

Where: Penticton, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: Since the 50s, naturalists have been hitting up this spot for all the tan line free sunbathing they could want. It’s a peaceful area and it's a tad on the quieter side which means you can relax with a good book. 


Crescent Beach 

Where: South Surrey, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: There’s swimming, sun, volleyball, and all the scenic views you could handle. It’s a cute beach and a great vibe. 


Ram Creek Hot Springs 

Where: Skookumchuck, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: This clothing-optional hot spot is just so perfect for summer. It’s a natural hot spring in the East Kootenays that's super remote. It’s a gorgeous area of the province and the surrounding nature will be worth the trip. 


 

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