First prize: A deluxe, Ocean Suite stateroom for two on Bare Necessities' The Big Nude Boat cruise, February 2-12, 2018. The Carnival Victory departs from and returns to Miami, FL with calls in the Dutch ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao), the Dominican Republic, and a private island in The Bahamas, and four days at sea. Total value of $9,998 for passage.* Donated by Bare Necessities Tour & Travel.

Since this cruise usually sells out, don't risk "missing the boat" by waiting to see if you win first prize — book now. If you are booked on this cruise and win first prize, Bare Necessities will provide you with a free* balcony stateroom on the 2019 nude cruise.

* Winner will be responsible for port taxes and prepaid gratuities estimated at $281.50 per person for 2018 and due to Bare Necessities in advance, as well as any shipboard purchases, and all other expenses once on board. A Form 1099 will be issued by Bare Necessities to winner for the value of the cruise if winner is a U.S. resident.

Second prize: A four-day, three-night stay for two at the five-star, all-inclusive, adults-only Hidden Beach Resort – Au Naturel Club by Karisma in Kantenah, Riviera Maya in Mexico's Yucatán peninsula (one hour south of Cancún and 25 minutes south of Playa del Carmen). (Total value to be posted soon.) Donated by Hidden Beach Resort | Karisma Hotels & Resorts

Third prize: A four-day, three-night stay for two at the all-inclusive, adults-only Grand Lido™ Negril Au Naturel All-Suite Resort in Negril, Jamaica. (Total value to be posted soon.) Donated by Grand Lido Negril™ Resort & Spa.

Fourth and fifth prizes: A three-day, two-night stay for two in a recently remodeled apartment at Cypress Cove in Kissimmee, FL, "Florida's Most Beautiful Nudist Resort." (Total value of each prize, including grounds fees and taxes, to be posted soon.) Donated by Cypress Cove Nudist Resort & Spa.

Sixth prize: A three-day, two-night stay for two at the stylish, upscale "daddy O hotel miami" in Bay Harbor Islands, FL, convenient to Haulover Beach and South Beach. Included are complimentary breakfast each of the two mornings, free WiFi, and free telephone calls to anywhere in the U.S. (Although appreciative of its naturist clientele, the hotel is textile throughout. Total value $400.) Donated by daddy O hotel miami.

Seventh and eighth prizes: A three-day, two-night stay for two in a vacation cabin with free WiFi at Lake Como Resort in Lutz ("loots"), FL (near Tampa), "The Place to Be... Naturally!" (Total value of each prize, including grounds fees and taxes, $516.) Donated by Lake Como Family Nudist Resort.

Ninth prize: A three-day, two-night stay for two at Sunsport Gardens with free WiFi in Loxahatchee Groves, FL (near West Palm Beach), venue of the annual Mid-Winter Naturist Festival. (Total value to be posted soon, and will include grounds fees and taxes.) Donated by Sunsport Gardens Family Naturist Resort.


Ticket orders are accepted on line until 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, November 24, [deadline extended to] 10 a.m. EST on Saturday. November 25, 2017. Online donors are sent their ticket number(s) by email; ticket stubs are not mailed. All prizes will be awarded.

The drawing is to be held on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 2 p.m. on Haulover Beach in Miami, FL at the North Chickee (thatch-roofed shade structure) near lifeguard tower 15. (In case of inclement weather, the drawing takes place at the Haulover Park office in the pale blue, Art Deco-style Bill Bird Marina building on the bay side of the park at 10800 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour, FL.)

Winners do not need to be present to claim their prize; they will be notified individually, and winning numbers will be posted at the top of this page.

Donors may opt to get a single ticket at $10, three tickets at $25, or six tickets at $40. To obtain more, they can simply increase the number of units in their shopping cart, press the Recalculate button to update the total dollar amount, and then continue shopping, make an additional donation, or proceed to checkout.

Donations are tax-deductible in the U.S. to the extent permitted by law. A Form 1099 will be issued by Bare Necessities for the value of the cruise to the winner of first prize if a U.S. resident. Winner of first prize may wish to consult accountant for advice on income tax liability.

In accordance with Florida Statute 849.0935, a donation is not required to enter the drawing. For a complimentary drawing ticket, entrants may send a self-addressed stamped envelope to B.E.A.C.H.E.S. Foundation Institute at the address listed below. Submissions via the United States Postal Service must be postmarked by Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

The Keep Our Beaches Bare fundraiser is sponsored by

Beach Education Advocates for Culture, Health, Environment & Safety
    Foundation Institute (aka B.E.A.C.H.E.S.)
PO Box 530702, Miami Shores, FL 33153-0702
a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation


South Florida Free Beaches / Florida Naturist Asociation, Inc.

Donations will be used for naturist education, free beach advocacy, capital improvements to Haulover Beach or other clothing-optional beach sites, our
disability beach access program in cooperation with the Paralyzed Veterans of America Florida Chapter and the Miami-Dade County Commission on Disability Issues (CODI), the Beach Ambassador Program, and other purposes as listed in the scope of B.E.A.C.H.E.S.' mission.   

Questions on this fundraiser may be sent to B.E.A.C.H.E.S. Executive Director.

Grand Lido Negril logo

The 2017 Keep Our Beaches Bare fundraising raffle drawing took place on Sunday, November 26, 2016 on Haulover Beach in Miami, FL. View a video clip.

Congratulations to the winners! 1st prize: Ticket #0961, Marc Jacob • 2nd prize: Ticket #0693, John Fulda • 3rd prize: Ticket #2076, Chris Zelazo • 4th prize: Ticket #0481, Catherine Settle • 5th prize: Ticket #0547, L A Villadsen • 6th prize: Ticket #0634, Max Bochmann • 7th prize: Ticket #1060, Joseph Doherty • 8th prize: Ticket #2228, Mickey Stevens • 9th prize: Ticket #2070, Michael McCarron

See below for info about the prizes. In a major upgrade from prior years' first prizes, the Ocean Suite on The Big Nude Boat cruise is the next-to-top category of stateroom — very posh!

For more info on these prizes, click on the  logos below.

We are grateful to our prize donors, without whom this fundraiser would not be possible. Please patronize them!