Nothing beats a nice, relaxing day at the beach soaking up the sun and taking a dip in the cool waters. Even better is finding a gay-friendly beach where you can truly be yourself without fear of judgment or harassment due to your sexual orientation. Some beaches are secluded and difficult to reach, while others are found right in the heart of popular gay-friendly destinations. Some lean towards clothing-optional, others have cruising areas and a handful of these top gay beaches are mixed among the hetero-friendly ones. All, however, are great spots to enjoy the summer sun along with other friendly, like-minded LGBT beachgoers. Platja de la Mar Bella — Barcelona, Spain 3.
Ipanema: The Gay Beach of Rio de Janeiro
Pegação em Rio de Janeiro, Brasil - mpbd.info
Skip to main content. Art Galleries in Rio de Janeiro. Health Clubs in Rio de Janeiro. Cooking Classes in Rio de Janeiro. South America.
Rio From the Sea: Guanabara Bay Cruise with Optional Barbecue Lunch
By Sarah Gordon for MailOnline. Brazilians are known for their barely-there beachwear - but when it comes to nudity on the sands, they are much more conservative. But after a campaign by activists, Rio de Janeiro has officially opened its first ever nudist beach - one hour away from the centre of the city. Abrico beach has been designated the city's first nudist enclave, despite many Brazilians frowning upon topless sunbathing and nudity in public areas.