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Aug 21 ~ Day #103
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Current Location: Vacation Village at Parkway, Kissimmee, Florida
Today’s Total Expenses: $30.00
Day 103 – Saturday, August 21, 2010
Cypress Cove Day Pass
As an outing for today we decided to visit Cypress Cove – a naturist resort right here in Kissimmee.
On their website they offer a free tour and day pass and we thought we’d take them up on their offer.
The weather forecast for the day was favorable – 90 Deg. F and small chance of afternoon thunderstorms.
Given how hot, humid and rainy it’s been we thought we had better jump at the chance to take advantage of a, hopefully, good weather day.
Pools, Paddle Boats and More
This resort certainly has a lot going for it. We were given a complete tour and they have several full time residents, lots of RV sites and several tent site as well. In addition to that, they also have a few hotel rooms and apartments with full kitchens for rent.
There’s tennis courts, a big lake with paddle boats and canoes that are free to use and two heated pools as well as a very large hot tub.
Surrounding the pools are things like a boutique, clubhouse, hair dresser, restaurants and bars and even the American Nudist Research Library with quite an extensive collection of nudist publications through the years.
We even donated a copy of our book “The Elusive Beaches of Eleuthera” which rates each beach on the island for privacy.
Is Bigger Better?
It’s probably the biggest naturist resort we’ve seen so far with a lot going on.
We felt that perhaps the size of the resort accounted for the feeling that we got that it wasn’t as friendly or welcoming as other naturist resorts we’ve been to.
However, we were visiting on a singles weekend, so maybe that had something to do with it as well.
If you’re in the area, take advantage of their day pass to check it out.
Rain, Rain Go Away
Well, it seems that if it’s Florida, then it will rain in the afternoon, as sure enough it did.
It certainly cleared the pool really quickly, particularly when there was some thunder.
Trying Out the Paddle Boats
When the weather cleared, we actually took one of the paddle boats out on their 50-acre lake. It was calm and pleasant and – thank goodness – we didn’t encounter any gators. Hey – it’s Florida!
Back to the Condo
A short drive back to the condo for dinner, drinks and relaxing in front of the TV. Yep, pretty boring but still enjoyable.