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#1
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When we are abroad, my partner enjoys sunbathing topless.

Is this allowed on board, and are there any generally accepted areas where this can take place?

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we were wondering the same thing........and have heard of small areas on other ships where this (topless sunbathing) was accepted. Also, anyone know of topless beaches along the Mexican Riviera? Thanks...
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I'd certainly offer my balcony for anyone who'd like to partake!



before you say it (females only)

but don't tell the wife
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Originally posted by naragonl
but don't tell the wife
Wasn't she the one that made that same offer to us guys on another thread?

Maybe it's a big balcony.

-Monte
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Originally posted by mbisson
Wasn't she the one that made that same offer to us guys on another thread?

Maybe it's a big balcony.

-Monte

LOL!!!
good one
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There is a topless/clothing optional beach in Acapulco. I've been to Acapulco at least a dozen times, but not to that beach. I believe it is at the last hotel on the Costera before you get to Papagayo Park where the large Mexican flag is.
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Originally posted by colmil
When we are abroad, my partner enjoys sunbathing topless.

Is this allowed on board, and are there any generally accepted areas where this can take place?

I'll be on the Aug. 24 Wind. No objection here.
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My partner also likes to go topless and has no problem with it. He can't understand why I won't join him


On Carnival, the only people we saw on the funnel (topless) deck were men trying to get a good view of the scenery.

Toplessness (is that a word?) and public nudity is generally frowned upon in Mexico unless you are at a private beach.
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Just came back from Norwegian Gem, DW was topless up there, got the bar staff to deliver drinks as well. no problems other than gawkers
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Your ship was not mentioned, but Jewel class have a small deck, way at the top for that. I think the only sign says "freestyle deck".

Usually empty - not that I was looking of course!


(actually, during sail outs, or other special viewing times, it is busy with lots of folks, but not sunbathers)
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Originally posted by CTcouple
Just came back from Norwegian Gem, DW was topless up there, got the bar staff to deliver drinks as well. no problems other than gawkers

Man, you had to go really deep in the archives to revive this one.

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Originally posted by Planer's Edge

Man, you had to go really deep in the archives to revive this one.

PE
That's OK though...last cruise I did a little topless sunbathing. Within minutes I had the entire pool deck to myself

Even the chair hogs came back to collect their belongings

Pastry chefs came along to try to shove me back in the oven
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Originally posted by mbisson
That's OK though...last cruise I did a little topless sunbathing. Within minutes I had the entire pool deck to myself

Even the chair hogs came back to collect their belongings

Pastry chefs came along to try to shove me back in the oven
Did they poke you in the stomach and make you giggle first?
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Originally posted by COASTERBOB
we were wondering the same thing........and have heard of small areas on other ships where this (topless sunbathing) was accepted. Also, anyone know of topless beaches along the Mexican Riviera? Thanks...
In general, topless sunbathing or any other public nudity is not allowed in Mexico except in private clubs.

If your ship has a "freestyle deck", that is the place that was originally designed for clothing optional sunbathing. The railings have obscured glass and the area has nothing the provides a view down on to that. The actual use of that area will depend on the passengers. The signage does at the bottom of the ladder does not warn anyone that they are approaching such an area, so you can expect "visitors" who are surpirsed when the reach the top of the stairs. It would be worth inquiring at the reception desk for the location of the Freestyle deck on your ship and about topless sunbathing onboard.
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Originally posted by naragonl
I'd certainly offer my balcony for anyone who'd like to partake!



before you say it (females only)

but don't tell the wife


ME Too! haha Don't think my wife would care for it though!
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Originally posted by mbisson
That's OK though...last cruise I did a little topless sunbathing. Within minutes I had the entire pool deck to myself

Even the chair hogs came back to collect their belongings

Pastry chefs came along to try to shove me back in the oven
OK...I need to stop reading this thread because people here are now wondering what's so funny...or they think I am ready for the looney bin!
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