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Top 10 Clothing Optional Resorts in Palm Springs, California

The sun of Palm Springs doesn’t like clothes. It seems to be made for au natural enjoyment and pure freedom. At least, that may be the reason why you find the biggest number of nudity-friendly accommodations in the U.S. here. The Old Hollywood glamor, picturesque nature around, fantastic bar scene, San Jacinto mountain views, and an abundance of hot springs also help to keep it an ultra-popular Californian destination for any kind of traveler. Your nude visit is going to be awesome at these top clothing-optional resorts in Palm Springs.

On a side note, a clothing-optional property is slightly different from a nude or nudist one. There’s no pressure to take the clothes off here, you can be topless, for example, or choose to not bare anything at all.

Desert Sun Resort Desert Sun Resort
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Desert Sun Resort

If you’re looking for a place to initiate your nude vacationing journey, Desert Sun Resort qualifies. One of the most welcoming and popular clothing-optional resorts in Palm Springs, this lodging embodies everything that the local hotels are known for and spices it up with an au naturel mentality. To enjoy your time in the desert better, you will have two beautiful pools, a tennis court, a hot tub, a spa center, and fire pits for cozying up in the evening. There’s an on-site restaurant and a bar to make your holiday more convenient.

Key amenities:

  • 2 heated swimming pools and a hot tub

  • Clothing optional spa

  • Tennis court

Descanso Gay Men's Resort Descanso Gay Men's Resort
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Descanso Gay Men's Resort

A legend among clothing-optional gay resorts in Palm Springs, Descanso is where you go for a self-indulgent nude holiday. The sense of aesthetics runs high at this contemporary and design-oriented property. You’ve got a strong emphasis on comfort, an excellent saltwater swimming pool, nicely landscaped grounds, and slick rooms in green and white. There’s a certain artsy vibe here that creates an inspired backdrop for your clothing-optional desert break. Positive reviews abound – the resort currently firmly holds the first spot among the best Palm Springs inns on Tripadvisor.

Key amenities:

  • Continental breakfast included

  • Stylish designs in the rooms

  • Lush grounds with extra-privacy

INNdulge INNdulge
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You may have heard about INNdulge, a gay clothing optional icon of a resort in the heart of Palm Springs. Famous for its 12-man jacuzzi, social hour, and superb pool area, it’s a perfect spot for a nude vacation. Maybe even the best in the country, considering the pleasant climate of Palm Springs and the friendly attitude once you’re on the territory. Coming here, be prepared to do exactly what the name suggests – hedonistic self-indulging is the local religion. And don’t worry about the pressure to bare it all – you can start slow, there’s no enforcement, and a swimsuit is tolerated even near the pool area. Once you feel it do it, INNdulge will be happy to be the venue of your nude debut.

Key amenities:

  • Free Wi-Fi, breakfast, and gym access

  • Social hour in the evening

  • 24-hour 12-man jacuzzi and a heated pool

Sea Mountain Nude Resort and Spa Hotel Sea Mountain Nude Resort and Spa Hotel
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Sea Mountain Nude Resort and Spa Hotel

How about a couples and females-only clothing optional Palm Springs resort with a spa and open-minded ambiance where everything goes? If this description speaks to you, then Sea Mountain is a place to try. You can either test the waters with a day pass or go all-in by booking one of the suites. Expect 24-hour mineral water pools, complimentary drinks and snacks, poolside parties that go until sunrise, and a judgment-free attitude. Sounds liberating? That’s exactly what Palm Springs’s raucous side is about and Sea Mountain is where you start.

Key amenities:

  • Adults-only lifestyle-friendly resort with a spa

  • 24-hour poolside area with a dance lounge

  • Whirlpool and jacuzzi

Vista Grande Resort - A Gay Men's Resort Vista Grande Resort - A Gay Men's Resort
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Vista Grande Resort - A Gay Men's Resort

Everything for a luxurious naked desert retreat is present at Vista Grande Resort. Gay men-catering property is a lush playground of relaxation with not one but three heated pools, a waterfall, San Jacinto Mountains vistas, and a dealbreaker that is an 18-man spa. All of these amenities are defined by clothing optional mentality. The place has been around for more than four decades and earned a reputation as one of the most rewarding choices among the Palm Springs gay lodgings. In other words, Vista Grande is exactly what you would expect from a quintessential desert resort with an additional perk of au naturel friendliness.

Key amenities:

  • 3 pools and a hot tub

  • Waterfall with a lagoon in the garden

  • Free breakfast in the morning

Tuscany Manor Clothing Optional Resort Tuscany Manor Clothing Optional Resort
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Tuscany Manor Clothing Optional Resort

Not only is Tuscany Manor a clothing-optional resort, but it’s also one that accepts both couples and singles (quite a rarity for this lodging category in Palm Springs). Basically, that makes it the most adventurous of them all, so keep that in mind. True to the Palm Springs canon, you’ve got a pretty pool area with a hot tub, towering palm trees in the courtyard, and mountain views in the distance. A perfect backdrop for your naked time in the desert. You may find the rooms a little bit dated but the property’s concept compensates for this fact with its sheer open-mindedness.

Key amenities:

  • Apartment-like suites with fully equipped kitchens

  • Free WiFi and parking

  • Pool and hot tub open 24 hours

Desert Paradise Gay Men's Resort Desert Paradise Gay Men's Resort
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Desert Paradise Gay Men's Resort

The verdict about Desert Paradise is that it’s the top Palm Springs clothing-optional resort when you’re seeking a tranquil, low-key time. The stay will be mostly focused on finding the inner zen here with well-organized outdoor spaces, gorgeous surrounding mountain views, a delightful pool area, and the lush greenery of the garden. The crowd is respectful and friendly, the atmosphere is welcoming, and the units are well-appointed. This is an ideal kind of clothing-optional Palm Springs retreat to escape the big city with an added liberating advantage.

Key amenities:

  • Heated seawater swimming pool

  • Lush grounds with a koi pond and waterfalls

  • Outdoor massage area and a shower

Triangle Inn Palm Springs Triangle Inn Palm Springs
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Triangle Inn Palm Springs

Founded in 1958 and boasting postcard-perfect gardens, Triangle Inn is a men-only clothing-optional oasis. With only 8 suites, it’s a very intimate space where rewinding is not an empty word. A swimming pool and jacuzzi are there to help you with that. Striking San Jacinto Park panoramas set the right scene – breakfast is included in the price, and reviews are extremely positive. You won’t find loud parties or packed poolside action here, as it’s more on the peaceful side of the spectrum.

Key amenities:

  • Sundecks and outdoor misting system

  • Swimming pool with jacuzzi

  • Well-furnished spacious suites

Santiago Resort Santiago Resort
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Santiago Resort

Santiago Resort is a top gay men-catering clothing-optional Palm Springs resort that doesn’t hold back when it comes to nude experiences. It merges the beauty of the surroundings with luxurious amenities and stylish rooms to amazing results. The resort is among the most fashionable choices in the men-only category, and hundreds of satisfied guests can’t stop complimenting the experience in numerous positive reviews.

Key amenities:

  • Splendid pool with heated saline spa

  • Outdoor fire pit area

  • Free WiFi

Mi Kasa Hot Springs Resort Mi Kasa Hot Springs Resort
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Mi Kasa Hot Springs Resort

Mi Kasa Hot Springs Resort is a great universal clothing-optional resort in Palm Springs that is adults-only and available for 21+ folk. In other words, it’s your safe pick for a non-judgmental retreat in the desert with mineral water spa sessions, parties after midnight, soulful conversations next to the fire pit, and meeting like-minded people from across the US and the world. The vibe is super friendly, pets are welcome (for $50), and the Palm Springs allure is as enticing as it gets at Mi Kasa.

Key amenities:

  • Swimming pool, mineral water spa, and a hot tub

  • 420-friendliness

  • Big units with kitchens

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