The bare facts in Villajoyosa

The bare facts in Villajoyosa
VILLAJOYOSA VISIT: Naturist influencers Lins and Nick with Commerce councillor Josep Castiñeira Photo credit: Villajoyosa town hall

Villajoyosa’s Commerce Josep Castiñeira recently welcomed Lins and Nick, the Belgian creators of naturist project Naked Wanderings.

Their interest in La Vila was no coincidence, as its Raco del Conill and L’Esparrello beaches have a decades’ long tradition as nudist beaches.

Naked Wanderings has more than 37,500 Instagram followers and was founded four years ago.


Since then, influencers Lins and Nick have travelled worldwide, recounting their experiences in locations known for nudism and naturist associations.

Lins and Nick found their stay in Spain had to be extended by several months owing to the closed frontiers during the Covid pandemic’s third wave.  This gave them time to visit Alicante province’s nudist beaches, later reporting their Marina Baja discoveries on Instagram.

At the same time, as Josep Castiñeira pointed out, they are also introducing El Conill and L’Esparrello to their followers.

“This ties in with La Vila town hall’s intention of making it clear that these beaches are expressly for nudists, while suggesting that those wanting to remain dressed should use other beaches in the municipality,” the councillor explained.

During Lins and Nick’s visit, Castiñeira commented that the beaches are well-known nationally thanks to the town hall’s commitment towards ensuring that they retain their traditional use.

Increasing visits by non-nudists were at risk of endangering their identity, he added.

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Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.


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