Caliente is home to about permanent residents but draws to visitors every weekday, and about 1, guests on weekends. The development, on acres in Pasco County about 20 miles north of Tampa off Highway 41, is the brainchild of Chuck Foster, 71, a veteran of Florida's nudist industry who vowed more than a decade ago that he would build "the hottest nudist resort in the world. Around people live there in condos, two-story villas, spruced-up manufactured homes called "casitas" or traditional single-family houses. The resort's expansion has made it the crown jewel of a well-established nudist industry that has boomed along with the rest of the economy in Pasco, the state's 11th fastest-growing county.
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Pasco County is widely known as the nudist capital of the world. Pasco County — Land O Lakes and Lutz in particular — have more clothing-optional and nudist resorts and communities than any other county in Florida. Many use the term clothing optional and nudist interchangeably. There is a difference. Nudist means you are encouraged to be nude at all times, conditions permitting. The most popular of these communities is Caliente Resort.
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Cobb gave the Gulvin family, which has owned the acres off Colony Road for about 50 years, 60 days to complete the sale of the property to Natura Family Naturist Village. Natura describes itself as a Christian-oriented family nudist resort. It's proposed by a Quaker from Sarasota named Bill Martin. The property was assembled after World War II by Ward Gulvin, one of the founders of the nudist movement in Pasco County, now home to at least seven such resorts.
A family had to be rescued after their boat began sinking and they became stranded on a nudist beach in Dorset. The 21ft 6. A couple and their two young children manage to get to the beach with their boat before it sank. The Poole RNLI lifeboat was called to the scene where they found the family who were shaken but unhurt and took them back Poole. A spokeswoman for RNLI said: "Unfortunately for them the nearest bit of land though was in the middle of the naturist beach at Studland.