BUT it was definitely weird having dozens of Japanese ladies staring at me and watching my every move. Being brought up half-German and half-English, I wonder if this makes me less bothered about getting my kit off in public. I had a lot of English lady friends who came to Japan and were too mortified to try the onsen hot springs.
I first heard of nude spas when a friend visited Spa Castle in Queens. She said it was a place for women of all ages and sizes to bathe together, feel free in their own bodies, and accept nudity as a beautiful part of life. That sounded lovely to me, and as a person who has myriad issues with self-imageI thought a naked spa might be just the thing to help me accept my body for what it is.
This spa was just fantastic. A great escape from the city in the city. Really nice setup however I
Sign in. Watch our trailer of trailers. Seaking to catch a celebrity photo, the crew goes to the Free Spirit Ranch which they find out is a nudist resort frequented by Nora's parents.
And there is much more to discover …. Appointments may be booked at the reception desk. Skin is cleansed and muscle tension released.
Attorney Geoff Henley says the establishment has a reputation of " Henley has filed a lawsuit claiming Peeping Toms are lurking at Spa Castle, and it's allegedly the spa's own staff. He says four women have stepped up claiming that on different occasions, they've witnessed workers creep into the ladies' locker room and taken pictures of them naked.
Visit an American spa and you might expect to lounge in a plush robe, enjoy a soothing massage, and sip a glass of detoxifying cucumber water. Visit a Korean spa, on the other hand, and you can expect to plunge naked into a freezing-cold pool, catch a movie, take a nap in a salt cave, and dig into a platter of short ribs. No robes allowed.
Taking photos of the building from the outside is no problem at all. However, taking photos inside the baths is subject to a photo permit provided by the Marketing Department of the Baths. Please note, that as you take photos of others, they may also take photos of you. According to the general etiquette, it is not considered to be polite to take body pictures of half naked people without their expressed permission, but it is acceptable to take panoramic photos in the baths and pools.