Ironically in a country known for skimpy bikinis that reveal more than they cover, Rio de Janeiro has balked for the past nine years at allowing a nude beaches, but that is now changing. The city is "as famous for its natural beauty as it is for Carnival reveling with televised samba nude and belles in their Olympic nakedness," said one Brazilian judge.
Rio De Janeiro Gets Its First Nude Beach
And with beaches words last month, he dismissed a ban on nudism at a beach called Abrico, ruling that arguments of immorality did not apply to well-behaved naked rio on the outskirts of merry Rio. On a recent sunny weekend beaches the lifting of a nine-year ban, dozens of nudists filled Abrico beach, the city's only nude beach which sits on a secluded strip of sand between the mountains and next to surfers' favorite spot of Grumari. One man stands on a rock, talking on a mobile phone that makes his ear the only covered part nude his body.
Others play tulisa contostavlos fake nude rio jump in the waves.
Rio swimsuit-clad bathers walk rather sheepishly along the shore, past a sign saying: Abrico is one of very few nudist beaches in rio urban area in Brazil and the only one in the international beaches mecca that is Rio. The drive to life the ban was motivated in part by nudists' arguments that foreign tourists, especially from Europe, will flock to Rio if they have a place where they can bare all.
Brazil, with its nearly 5, miles of nude beautiful sandy coast has nude about 20 nudist beaches or colonies, while in Spain alone there areaccording to court documents.
Compared to an estimated 5 million nudists in France, a much smaller nation, Brazil'sfollowers of nudism pale, Brazilian nudist groups said.