Sunsport Gardens Family Naturist Resort in Palm Beach County is unique in its values of offering a healthful, environmentally conscious club with all amenities and welcoming diversity in a natural tropical setting.
Sunsport is proud to be smoke-free, restricting smoking to four small out-of-the-way areas. Some warned that becoming smoke-free would result in a loss of membership. Instead Sunsport attracted many naturists seeking to avoid breathing second-hand smoke and dodging messy cigarette butts on the ground.
Sunsport's clubhouse houses a fitness center with an inversion table as well as a full service restaurant with delicious, healthy options. There are always low fat/low carb plus vegetarian and vegan offerings. No transfats are used. All vegetables are fresh and prepared to order; soups are homemade with little salt. Desserts are also homemade (but not so healthy).
The water at Sunsport is 100% reverse osmosis, the best in Florida. Organic shower gels imported from Vermont are used in the showers. Much of the year there are regular water aerobics, yoga and dance classes. Active sports include tennis, volleyball, petanque, kayaking and canoeing.
Solar panels provide the primary heat for the 87° swimming pool, the 102° hot tub spa and some of the showers. Salt is added to the swimming pool water to reduce the need for chlorine. The restaurant does not use foam or imported bottled water. There is energy saving lighting and an extensive recycling program. Natural vegetation is left around areas of the lakes to provide nesting areas for animals including birds and otters. Long nature trails wind through the tropical jungle. A permaculture group is continually seeking ways to make Sunsport more sustainable and environmentally friendly.
Many families with children and young adults visit or live at Sunsport. A camp for children, teens and their families is held each July, and there are special activities for children year round. The natural (non-plastic) playground includes a sliding hill to offset South Florida's flat terrain, a playhouse built by campers, a bouncy bridge, a tall structure for climbing and hanging out and much more. There is even a slide into the swimming pool.
Three times a year Sunsport hosts Fests which attract 75 to 200 young adults. Sunsport not only has age diversity, but welcomes all naturists regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disabling condition or body jewelry.
Each February over 300 people from all over North America attend the Midwinter Naturist Festival, now in its 27th year. The Festival is six days of fun, growth and community featuring over 250 workshops and activities. There are also regular campfire drum circles, dances, karaoke and other activities.
Sunsport also offers free wi-fi, a sauna, horseshoes, a pool table and ping pong. It is the closest naturist club to clothing-optional Haulover Beach and near the newly proposed clothing-optional Blind Creek Beach. The weather in Southeast Florida is warmer in winter and cooler in summer than in most of Florida.
Celebrating its 50th year in 2015, Sunsport has established a niche in the naturist community with people coming from all over to enjoy the very special, friendly environment.
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