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#63626 - 02/26/03 04:23 PM Beach  
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A friend told me that on the beach people can go nude if they wish without being bothered. Is this a true statement?


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#63627 - 02/26/03 04:35 PM Re: Beach  
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I have never seen it, I saw very few topless people,I am sure they were not Americans,I am quite sure it was a cultural thing and not in the good ole US of A,where any form of a human body is taboo.
Jackie

#63628 - 02/26/03 04:58 PM Re: Beach  
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I'm glad somebody asked this, because I've been curious - but these questions get flaming responses on some chat boards, so was a little chicken!!! Weird, since I'm not chicken about going topless...in the right environment (St Barth and NY beaches yes - Mexico no, except in Playa).

#63629 - 02/26/03 05:28 PM Re: Beach  
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I really don't know the answer to your nude beach question. However, last time I was there, I did not see any topless or nude persons sunbathing by the beaches near town. I guess it depends which beach you're on...the more secluded, less worries.

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#63630 - 02/26/03 06:07 PM Re: Beach  
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Well to tell you the truth, the place that would be the best to try it would be the "new" Coconuts, I have a feeling that is going to be an anything goes place for heterosexuals only . In fact I could see it as Belizes first Hedonism. I was the first female skinny dipper in the new pool, right before the new owner Alex. Ask him, he will tell you the story and so will Ada. Alex is a good guy and nudity would be right up his alley.By the way, the bar is now named Lucifers.
Jackie smile

#63631 - 02/26/03 06:11 PM Re: Beach  
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have never seen nude sunbathing. It seems to me that perhaps their is a town ordinance also? marty?? susangg??? bywarren?? remember where you are guys & gals. The culture is, like it or not, somewhat conservative.


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#63632 - 02/26/03 06:52 PM Re: Beach  
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Ambergris Caye is changing, some would say too rapidly, in trying to provide many things that tourists want in order to attract the tourist dollar. Having said that, I believe there is still a strong feeling with the local residents and San Pedranos that things like nudity are not acceptable behavior. They still feel, and I believe rightfully so, that this is "their" island and even though there is a strong temptation to provide what the tourist wants, their conservative and mainly Catholic upbringing frowns on things like nudity. When I first started coming to AC, it was unacceptable for a San Pedrano girl to be in a bar. That has obviously changed over time. But, many of the other types of behavior that is accepted in other tourists destinations is still frowned upon here.
And, I think that is one of the reasons so many of us like AC. When you come here, you get the feeling that you are being invited into a community as a welcome "guest". This shows in the attitude of the local people here and is what makes vacationing here different from going to a destination that's sole purpose is tourism.
Anyway, that is how I see it.

#63633 - 02/26/03 08:11 PM Re: Beach  
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here here !


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#63634 - 02/26/03 09:02 PM Re: Beach  
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amen to that!

#63635 - 02/26/03 09:36 PM Re: Beach  
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Thanks for all of the information. I am getting more excited now about coming to AC


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