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SPECIALS: Recent Additions
Desire Pearl - Desire Riviera Maya - Hedonism II
Hidden Beach - Grand Lido Negril - N Resort

ASIA: Singapore, Bali & China for Lovers
Miami Southbeach Hotel & Acapulco Villa Takeovers
Fantasy Island in Costa Rica

Odds & Ends
Nude beaches near cruise ship ports of call
Top 12 Steps to Lower Airfare
More Nude Costa Rica
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Desire Pearl - Cancun
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4th Night Free in April
Book in April
Travel: Now to April 30, 2014
-Applicable to all room types, Applicable in combination with regular – contracted rates, Not combinable with any other discount, This is cumulative, i.e. pay 3 stay 4, pay 6 stay 8.

Desire Pearl Groups in 2014:
Send us your Travel Dates here Or Book On Line 24/7 with or without airfare

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Desire Riviera Maya - Cancun
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Complimentary Sensual Massage for 2
Book before May 05, 2014
Travel: July 1 - 31, 2014
Room categories: Ocean view room, Junior Suites, Passion Suite, New Bookings Only

Sexy, Young & Wild Sensual Massage for 2 + 15% Off in any room category except the Standard room. Starts $223/person/night with discount
Book Before: May 5, 2014
Travel: August 1-31, 2014
New Bookings Only

35% Disc. Sept 1-23, 2014 Starts $136/person/night
No deadline; offer capacity controlled, subject to change without notice. New Bookings Only

15% discount + Complimentary relaxing massage
Garden view. Starts $209/person/night with discount
Book by: May 5, 2014
Travel: Sept 24 - Oct 31, 2014
New Bookings Only

November/December 2014
Save 15% on Garden View Rooms Starts $223/person/night with discount
Book Before: May 5, 2014
Travel: Nov 1 - Dec 25, 2014
New Bookings Only

2014 Groups - Rooms start $209/person/night
  • April 26-May 2, 2014 - Bubbly Bares with Melda & Gary - Get a Quote here or call 800-470-2020
  • June 7-14, 2014 - Temptations for All with Rick & Brenda - Request your room here
  • June 7-14, 2014 - Desire Soccer Team with Steve & Michelle - Learn more about this trip and Request a Quote Here
  • June 24-29, 2014 - Virginia's Secret - Dave, Cindy and their group hit the beach - E Mail
  • June 28 - July 5, 2014 - Streak for a Week... during the 4th of July celebration - Hosted Group - Get Your Room Here
  • Sept 1-23, 2014 All rooms: 35% Discount Starts $136/person/night (Pool Maintenance for 3 weeks-Free visit to Pearl daily - Get Your Room Here
  • October 28 - November 2, 2014 - Boo to You, Too for Vampires & Virgins week - Hosted Group - Get Your Room Here
  • November 15 - 22, 2014 - The pleasure is all yours - Hosted Group - Get Your Room Here

Send us your Travel Dates here. OR Book On Line 24/7 with or without airfare

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Hedonism II - Jamaica
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ALERT: For deeper discounts up to 25% or more, join a Castaways group trip. Starts $147/person/night. See more at: Castaways Travel Hedonism Groups

HEDONISM II SPRING SALE – BOOKING WINDOW EXTENDED for 10% discount on individual reservations. Group rates are lower. See above.

Booking Deadline: April 30, 2014
Travel by: June 27, 2014
Offer: 10% off PUB14 rate code
Room Categories: All
Terms and conditions:
• Valid for NEW bookings only, Minimum stay three (3) nights, Guaranteed single is 150% of double per person per night rate, Not applicable to single share bookings, Not combinable with any other offer or promotion, Subject to existing and any new closeouts, Not applicable for group bookings, no transfers

Send us your Travel Dates here. OR Book On Line 24/7 with or without airfare

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Hidden Beach - Cancun
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May 3-10 - Celebrate 11th Resort Anniversary week Save over $1,000/couple* Swim Up Suites are yours, Ocean Front $279/person/night; Swim Up Suites $336/person/night - Couples & Singles Welcome. Availability subject to change without notice.
*Savings based on posted rack rate. Get Your Room Here or call 800-470-2020

October 18-25 Celebrate Castaways 4th Annual Rendezvous on the Riviera Ocean Front $212/person/night; Swim Up Suites $262/person/night - Couples & Singles Welcome Get Your Room Here or call 800-470-2020

2014 Summer Au Naturel - 15% Discount
All promotions below are subject to change without notice and are not guaranteed until a deposit has been paid.

Book: 15% discount plus 15% discount on any Spa Service +1 complimentary Massage + 1 complimentary Candlelight dinner
Book: Now to June 15, 2014
Travel: June 1 - September 30, 2014
Booking Code: "Summer"
This promotion is not combinable with any other promotions. This promotion has a minimum of 4 nights stay. This promotion can be withdrawn at any time. Valid for new bookings only - in the event of last minute changes to reservations, the CANCELLATION POLICY will be enforced.
Send us your Travel Dates here OR Book On Line 24/7 with or without airfare

Travel in 2015 at 15% Discounted 2014 room rates

Book now and receive a 15% discount on all 2015 room rates at 2014 prices + 1 Free night for use on your next trip, plus: 1 Lobster Candlelight dinner.
Booking Code: "NOW"

Promotion is subject to change without notice and are not guaranteed until a deposit has been paid. 2015 Promotion is void once 2015 actual room rates are posted for sale. Send us your Travel Dates here OR Book On Line 24/7 with or without airfare

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Grand Lido Negril Jamaica
Up to 39% discounts for summer/fall travel. Some weeks start $176/person/night, all inclusive. PLUS: Resort credit: $1,250 Valid for Travel: May 1 - October 31, 2014, Book by:April 30, 2014. Resort credit: $1,250 per room for guests booking their stay of 6 nights or longer, or $750 for 3 - 5 nights. This credit can be applied towards the purchase of room upgrades, resort services, special dinners, spa treatments, local excursions, shopping, attractions, and more. Send us your Travel Dates here or Book On Line 24/7 with or without airfare

Promotions subject to change without notice and are not guaranteed until a deposit has been paid. 2015 Promotion is void once 2015 actual room rates are posted for sale.

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N Resort Jamaica
Save 20% off all rooms for travel in 2014. Starts $155.20/person, all inclusive. Couples and single ladies only. Deadline April 30, 2014. Get Your Room Here

Did You Miss Asia Last Month?
Singapore, China & Bali

Cruise Singapore to Thailand with James & Champagne, July 27- August 4, 2014 on the luxurious cruise ship, Paul Gauguin Couples only, clothing optional round trip. We've been there. Castaways Couples hosted by James & Champagne. Cruise hosted by Jonathan and Lori with Shoes Only. Cabins start $5,250/person, all inclusive + tax, port charges, tips, airfare extra. Cancellation penalties apply. Availability subject to change without notice. See: Singapore/Thailand on Paul Gauguin - Sign up here or call 800-470-2020 and ask for Jennifer.

Special: Asia Cruise– Extended Payment Plan 1/3 deposit now, 1/3rd May 15, Balance June 15 (For all first time travelers with Shoes Only) *For Bookings by April 30th
BONUS: Book this cruise or the the Miami hotel takeover (see below) and qualify for $1,000 air credit/cabin/room.

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Bali for Lovers August 4-9, 2014

James meets .... the leader of the pack in Bali

Special group trip for "Adults Only/couples only." Starts $3,995/couple including round trip airfare from Singapore to Denpasar, accommodations, sight seeing, most meals, some booze. We've been there. Hosted by Zee & Mike from DPT. See Hot News and Updates Send Your Request for Reservations Here or call 800-470-2020 and ask for Jennifer. Cancellation penalties up to 100% apply.

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China for Lovers September 9-23, 2014.
Special group trip for "Adults Only/couples only." Escorted adventure trip to China including a Yangtze River Cruise. Take a trip with your close friends to China on a hosted/escorted adventure door-to-door. Package starts: $7,245/person including airfare from Los Angeles to China, round trip. Itinerary for the 2-week adventure includes Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Li River, Chongqing, Yangtze River and Shanghai. Escorted by Joe & Shelley from TT. Yep, we've been there. See more at Hot News and Updates and View Detailed September 2014 Itinerary here. Call 800-470-2020 and ask for Jennifer or Send Your Request for Reservations Here

Fun Trips - Miami & Acapulco

See Specials for the hotel takeover. Activities, breakfast, happy hour and more are included. Starts $1,950/person Couples only. Prices above are land only and do not include air, transfers or any offsite excursions, lunch/dinner meals or entertainment other than a Night Club event one evening. Hosted by Jonathan & Lori/Shoes Only. See Miami Hotel Takeover Restrictions apply. Cancellation penalties up to 100% apply. Call 800-470-2020 or Send Your Request for Reservations Here

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For Young Lovers: 37 and under
If you and your partner are both 37 or less on the day of booking you will enjoy "The Next Generation" price. See: TNG Rate on the Asia Cruise (above) or the Miami South Beach Takeover. *For Bookings by April 30th

BONUS: Book this cruise or the the Paul Gauguin Aisa cruise and qualify for $1,000 air credit/cabin or per room.

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ACAPULCO VILLA - Ambrosia Takeover April 14-19, 2015 (next year)
Private villa couples only/clothing optional trip for the uninhibited $3,950/person + airfare to Acapulco. All inclusive: Private bedroom/bath, all meals, all bar drinks, excursions, round trip airport transfers and more. Hosted by Jonathan & Lori/Shoes Only. See more at: Acapulco Takeover Limited to 12 couples only, first 5 couples eligible for $700 air credit. Cancellation penalties apply - all payments Non-refundable. Call 800-470-2020 or Send Your Request for Reservations Here

Costa Rica: June, 2014 Fantasy Island
John, the owner of the all inclusive Copacabana Desire Resort, announced an upgrade and remodeling project to be completed the next couple of months. Plans call for room count to increase to about 50 rooms along with upgraded suites. Adult singles and couples are welcome. John also announced a new event: Fantasy Island week June 26-July 2, 2014 with 10 rooms left starting at $269/couple/night. Fly non stop to San Jose, C.R. (SJO). Transfer from the international airport (SJO) to Jaco, Costa Rica on the Pacific coast is a little over an hour. Theme parties nightly: Disco Night, Gangster Night, Salsa & Body Shots, Naughty Circus, Luau, Masquerade, Sexy White Night. Delicious variety of international foods, Seafood Night, Italian Night, Mexican Night, BBQ Night, Hawaiian Night, International Night and Asian Night, live music, great DJ's, karaoke and more with clothing optional pools. Airfare and transfers extra. Cancellation penalties apply. See more the Copa - Get A Room Here

NOTE: This resort is NOT affiliated in any way with the Desire Resort in Mexico.

Odds & Ends

Nude Beaches: Sun your buns for day tripping off conventional cruise ships Take a look at the list of some sun spots below...We've been to every destination, too. Disclaimer: This information below is NOT guaranteed and is subject to change by the local ruling powers as well as resort owners. Always ask the locals before you drop your drawers.
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Cozumel, take a taxi to Mezcalito's Beach, about 15-20 minutes from San Miguel, the only town on Cozumel. Mezcalitos is at the dead end (eastern end) of the only east/west road in the center of the island and has a great bar and restaurant. Nude beach to the north of the bar. See: Mezcalitos

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L - Little Beach - R-Champagne in Hana at Blue Pool
Hawaii: on Maui, Little Beach has historically been the drop out place to (unofficially) drop your drawers for years. South of Kihei/Wailea, in Makena State Park. Facilities and parking available. Little Beach (adjacent to Big Beach) is across the island south of the main Maui airport at Kahului. About 20 miles or 30-35 minutes by car with light traffic. Longer during rush hour.

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St Martin, Orient (nude) Beach is close by Philipsburg on the Dutch side where most cruise ships dock...about 30 minutes more or less....depending upon traffic. NOTE: Nude use is limited to the beach only in front of Club Orient Resort. Free use of the beach. Numerous beach bars and bistros, facilities nearby

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Jamaica, N Resort for nudists is about 5-10 minutes east of Falmouth where Royal Caribbean, Holland America and other cruise ships dock. Buy a day pass.
Near Montego Bay

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Sunset Beach Resort next door to the Montego Bay cruise terminal has an adults only, clothing optional beach. Buy a day pass.

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Couples Sans Souci - Ocho Rios has a private nude beach. Limited day passes and restrictions apply. Contact resort FIRST before just showing up.1-800-Couples. About 5-10 minutes from the Ocho Rios cruise dock.

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Champagne on the beach

Antigua, Hawksbill Beach Resort is about 5 miles from St John's, the capital and cruise dock. Beach is rustic with no facilities...about 5 -10 minute walk from the resort itself. Private beach owned by Hawksbill Beach Resort. Buy a day pass

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St. Barts, Grand Saline (Anse de Grande Saline) and Governeur's Beach (Anse de Governeur), both on the south side of the island, are about 10-20 minutes from town. Parking limited. Beaches are rustic with no facilities Free usage.

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Curacao The Natural on Curacao....the only clothing optional resort on the ABC Islands (Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao). Adults only. The Natural is single friendly, lesbian and gay friendly. Day visitors welcome. Several beaches and the most beautiful dive and snorkel spots are within a stone's throw away. The resort is about 20 minutes by car from Willemstad, the cruise port. Nearby you can visit restaurants, beaches, dive spots, too.

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Miami, Haulover Beach is about 20-30 minutes (depending on traffic) south of the cruise terminal and airport in Ft. Lauderdale. Beach and Haulover State Park are free. Facilities, dining, accommodations nearby. Parking is extra across Highway A1-A.

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Key West: Guest Houses offering a bit of a nude experience around the pools and hot tub. (Not nudist resorts)
Pilot House on Simonton St., one block northeast of Duval, the main street.
Marreros on Fleming St., half a block south of Duval, around the corner from Margaritaville downtown
Olivia by Duval Guest House, on Olivia St. is half a block from Duval and within walking distance to the beach, Duval Street and Mallory Square.

Top 12 Steps for Lower Airfare

Take a look at this excellent article from George Hobica, founder of about: 12 Tips For Finding Low Airfares

More Costa Rica
Clothing optional Costa Rica (COCR) Owners Bibi & Arnie offer five very individually equipped and decorated apartments. Each one has a kitchen, full bath, bedroom and everything you need for an enjoyable vacation including a nude pool and format. Rentals range from about $400-$700/week depending upon the season. Fly into the international airport at Liberia. We;ve been to Liberia and the region is spectacular to see including volcano parks, wildlife and nightlife, ATVs, white water rafting, deep sea fishing golf and more. COCR is in the Nosara region about 2-hours south of Liberia near the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.

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