Nude Beaches of Hawaii!

Nude Beaches of Hawaii!

Clothing Optional for the Pacific Bound

Embrace your lifestyle and vacation days at the same time on Hawaii's many nude beaches. Terrains can range from lava rock black sands to the pale and pristine shores that put Hawaii on the map – along with Rand McNally.

Here are some choices for clothing-optional beaches in Hawaii – but first, choose your island:


Little Beach

Spanning approximately 170 yards, Little Beach is located in Maui near Wailea and Makena. Though not officially clothing-optional, Little Beach is swarming with nude sunbathers, surfers, swimmers, and whale watchers.

Baldwin Beach Cove

Found in northern Maui on the Kailua Gulch, the Baldwin Beach Cove is a topless beach – and an incredibly scenic one to boot. This white-sand beach is bordered by a line of trees for privacy.

Paia Beach

Neighboring Baldwin Beach Cove, Paia Beach – known often as Secret Beach – is another topless beach on Maui's northern shore. It's advised to park at Paia Bay, and hoof it over to the “European-style” Paia Secret Beach.

Hawai'i (or Big Island)

Kehena Beach

For nude sunbathing on the famous black sands of Hawaii's big island, head to Kehena Beach in eastern Hawaii. In addition to being clothing-optional, this Puna District beach is also known for incredible dolphin sightings.

Honokohau Harbor Beach

Set within the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park on the western coast of the Big Island, Honokohau Harbor Beach yields warm, clear waters ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Though laws on public nudity may be enforced by a local park ranger, the beachfront of Honokohau Harbor continues to be popular for nudist travelers.

Hangin' Loose

Though not a beach, this “Clothing-Optional Retreat & Botanical Gardens” is found on the eastern side of Hawaii. Set on remote and rural grounds, Hangin' Loose features private cottages, and a pool, hot tub, and deck area surrounded by exotic flora.


Kauapea Beach

Lava lovers find haven at Kauapea Beach – known around Kilauea as Secret Beach. Stretching from the Kilauea Lighthouse to Kalihiwai Valley in northern Kauai, this clothing-optional Hawaii beach features the usual snorkeling, fishing, picnicking, and of course, sunbathing.

Donkey Beach

Though all Hawaii beaches are said to be public, this beach is set on private property beyond a sugar cane field (where the whole donkey thing originated). Also called Paliku Beach, this eastern Kauai beach was known for its nude sunbathing in days past – though swimming continues to not be recommended.

Tags : Litle Beach, Baldwin-beach-cove, Paia, Kehena, Honokohau Harbor, Hangin Loose, Kauapea, Donkey Beach

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  • Hawaii Lalala Guest House on Big Island, Hawaii is nudist, nude, clothing optional and very close to Kehena Nude beach. Owner is nudist and offers discounts to nudists. Mostly male guests, but open to all. Email for details and mention TrueNudist. Check out the charming Oceanfront Bali Hut. Private Bali style huton one acre oceanfront. Hot and cold water showers, access to private tide pools and amazing lava fields.
    • We live a few miles from Little Beach on Maui. Visitors to Maui are encouraged to drop us a note!
      • I plan to be with my wife in October 2018. Which couple to join?
        • I've been to Little Beach, Kehena Beach and another one on Kauai but I can't remember the name of it.
          • Would love to go! Wow!
            • Oahu has a nude beach on North Shore It goes by Polo Beach or the local name Mokuleia Hwnmanu
              • Are there any nude beaches in Oahu?
                • If you ask about nude beaches or clothing optional beaches, the locals will tell you that there aren't any on their island.... but the next one over has one.... After spending ten days pursuing these leads, as we went to the airport, the van driver admitted that Little Man Beach was the best bet, but that we didn't have time to go see it any more.
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