07/21/2014 06:54 EDT | Updated 07/21/2014 06:59 EDT

Nude Beach Etiquette: 6 Guidelines To Staying Nude, Not Prude (VIDEO)

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It's the middle of the summer and that means it's prime time for hitting the beach. Sun, surf, and sand abound, but beach season also comes with its own set of problems.

After all, who really enjoys bathing suit shopping, awkward tan lines, and kids running around kicking sand in your face? Instead of those unpleasantries, consider a nude beach.

Yes, you read that correctly. Nude beaches typically mean no kids and no clothes, but they still keep all the fun in the sun.

Before you strip down to your skivvies, though, consider the following rules in the video above for staying nude, not prude, at your next clothing-optional beach.