Contributor Level: Captain


I am a plus sized diva and I'm not ashamed of my body by any means but I do dress on the conservative side. I just started cruising in 2014 and before cruising, I had never been to the beach. Our first port was the Grand Caymans and we enjoyed the Seven Mile Beach. I remember wearing a white tank top over my two piece (bikini top and swim trunk bottoms) swimsuit. I wasn't completely comfy with baring my tummy. As we sat in the ocean, drinking rum from fresh coconuts, I saw fit bodies in skimpy bikinis and bodies similar to mine laying freely on the beach or enjoying the ocean and no one was judging. I decided to shed my tank top and really enjoy this freedom....Now when we cruise I opt for a high waist two piece bikini and no one cares that I don't have a flat stomach and slim thighs......DO YOU GUYS FIND YOURSELVES SHEDDING YOUR CLOTHES ON VACATION?


22 Answers

Contributor Level: Captain

I did once, but I got arrested. (JK) When I am on vacation, I am not there to impress anybody but myself (and maybe my wife). If I hurt your eyes, then look somewhere else. MAMAAFRIKA - Good for you!!

Contributor Level: Captain

If I did nobody could see anyhow,   the glare would be blinding Big Smile

Contributor Level: Staff Captain

I am as I am 

Two thumbs up to you.  You spent your money like everyone else so enjoy yourself. 

I have been to a clothing optional beach and as they say, "when in Rome..."

Contributor Level: Staff Captain

Good for you!

Contributor Level: Captain

Props to you! I am a full figured girl too but can't do a 2 piece with my tummy out.. I'm more of a tankini person. 

Contributor Level: Third Mate

You're on vacation to enjoy yourself.    I am curvy woman, and I love the way I look.  Yes, I  do have a tummy.  I dress tastefully but I like to have fun too.   My husband loves when I dress sexy while we are on vacation.   And while on vacation, I try all the dessertsYummyYummy

Contributor Level: Captain

My problem is that people would tell me to iron my birthday suit because it is too wrinkled. Big Smile

Contributor Level: Captain

I've always dressed fairly conservatively, and it doesn't matter if I'm at home or on vacation. I'm slim but my also past the age where a bikini would be appropriate. 

Contributor Level: Captain




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