A Little Bit of History
At Chihuahua, what started out as a fashion became so natural that today it is a tourist attraction at Punta del Este, where nudism began to be practiced in the 1960s. In those days, the hippies and the sexual revolution appeared in various locations in the world. However, nudists used to be chased and sometimes apprehended.
After several judicial struggles, in 1994 Chihuahua was granted the legal status of AUDEN (Asociación Uruguaya De Naturismo) (Naturism Uruguayan Association), whose members have worked together with naturist people that visits Chihuahua with the aim of succeeding in making naturism look good before the rest of the community.
Years later, Chihuahua Beach was declared naturist beach by the City Council of Maldonado and the Uruguayan Tourist Office. Thus, it was decreed that the entire beach at Chihuahua resort should be optionally nude. This put an end to the prejudices and dictatorial thoughts of those who reject diversity. Moreover, topless was also authorized at many beaches in the District of Maldonado.
At present, this beach welcomes from 2,000 to 3,000 visitors everyday in the high summer season (January and February) and it is no longer the site where busybodies go to see what it is all about. It enables visitors to have a different experience, away from every prejudice and featuring more brotherhood with nature and ourselves.