With its friendly people, beautiful beaches, year-round sunshine and laid-back lifestyle Thailand has been a magnet for foreign tourists for decades. Over the past seven years, a growing number of naturists and nudists have also found Thailand a heaven on earth. Their dressed-down way of life takes place at private
Member Resorts or rental villas where special measures are taken to avoid offending people in the local environment.
Naturist Association Thailand Co., Ltd. - the official national organization for naturism and nudism in Thailand - says the timing is right for Thailand to tap into this market, as it is not just growing domestically, but also worldwide. Established in 2007, the association is supported by over 1800+ members and continues to grow.
"There is a growing interest nationally as well as internationally", says Gregers Moller, married to Managing Director Disraporn Yatprom of Naturist Association Thailand Co., Ltd. and himself one of the active members of the association.
"We have more and more Thai members, maybe because of a growing open-mindedness, and they are glad to find this life style option in Thailand, and not only in Europe, Australia or the USA," he adds.
Popular in Thailand
It may come as a surprise to many that about one third of the customers are living in Thailand - mostly well educated in the higher income bracket - who are much more open to the healthy benefits of naturism than what is generally believed.
Despite the growing number of people seeking naturism, Thailand is still "light years away" from other countries, such as Spain and France, but with naturist tourists pouring in from South Africa , Singapore, India, China, and other Asian countries, the growth potential is very promising, says Naturist Association Thailand.
About Naturist Association Thailand Co., Ltd.
Naturist Association Thailand Co., Ltd. is the national organisation for naturism and nudism in Thailand . Established in 2007, Naturist Association Thailand is supported by 1800+ members. One third of our members are people in Thailand.
We promote existing naturist resorts and assist new prospective naturist resorts and spas how to enter this attractive new market in Thailand.
We communicate our common values of healthy, non-sexual leisure activities towards members new to naturism, the authorities, and other tourism and business associations in general to the benefit of both our individual naturist members and member resorts.
Naturist Association Thailand is also a licensed tour operator and offers accommodations, tours and activities within our niche market to domestic as well as incoming tourists.
Naturist Association Thailand Co., Ltd.
211 Soi Prasert-Manukitch 29
Prasert-Manukitch Road, Chorakaebua, Lad Prao district
Bangkok 10230 Thailand
Tel.: +66 2 943 7166