Sex at sea? Introducing the clothing-optional 'Desire Cruise' for couples

Wear as much, or as little, as you like on this clothing optional cruise getaway.

Wear as much, or as little, as you like on this clothing optional cruise getaway.  (iStock)

Theme cruises will heat up in 2017 when Original Group, the Mexican adult hospitality and Desire Resorts curator, puts on the “Desire Cruise” aboard Azamara Club Cruises’ Azamara Quest.

The couples-only, clothing-optional sailing is scheduled from September 26 to October 3, 2017 in the Mediterranean, a roundtrip voyage from Venice, Italy.

“We have carefully selected this amazing ship and this exotic route to enable us to provide our passengers the opportunity to live a high-end, sensual yet spicy experience in a luxurious and secure environment, where they will receive top quality service and visit paradisiac sites," Rodrigo de la Pena, CEO of Original Group says. 

Erotic highlights are set to include “private playrooms, adult-oriented entertainment, provocative theme nights, exquisite culinary experiences and sensual staterooms” and more including:

Provocative Entertainment – programming will encompass Spicy Signature Theme Nights, Couples Workshops, Pumping Pool Parties, Custom Shows & Performances, Meet & Greets and Intense Icebreakers.

Signature Spots – onboard areas will be transferred into clothing-optional pool areas and signature playrooms for interacting with other “open-minded couples.”

Deluxe Amenities – the packages onboard include usual Spa, Salon, Fitness Center, Wi-Fi, Land Excursions, Specialty Dining and Onboard Shops.

Dining Experience – half a dozen dining options range from room service to the main dining room.

Plus, ports of call will feature Bologna, Italy; Split, Croatia; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Zadar, Croatia and Koper, Slovenia and an overnight in Venice. 

Jason Leppert is an international cruising expert and Senior Writer, Cruises and Cruise Travel for He is also the founder of Popular Cruising and a frequent contributor to the Travel Channel, Lonely Planet, Cruise Travel, ShermansCruise and Cruise Radio.