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July 9, 2014

Open House & Professional Body Painting Contest
Jul 12

Open House Weekend

coming soon

Pre-Parrothead Islandfest Reggae Weekend
Jul 18 - 20

Parrothead Party Weekend
Jul 24 - 27

Toga Party
Aug 2

Back to the 70's
Aug 8 - 10 Singles Weekend
Aug 15 - 17

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Open House & Professional Body Painting Contest

5:00 - 9:00 pm Nude Night (Free Glass of Wine w/ Dinner Entree
for Nude Diners) - Lakeside Restaurant
6:00 pm Live Flute w/ Susan - Lakeside Restaurant

7:00 am Tony Little Resistance Workout w/ Debi - Clubhouse
7:30 am Power Walk w/ Debi - Clubhouse
8:30 am 3 Mile Power Walk - Gameroom
9:00 am Chinese Wand Exercise for Strength and Flexibility - Clubhouse
9:00 am Pickleball - Pickleball Courts
10:00 am Yoga / Qigong - Clubhouse
5:00 - 7:00 pm Happy Hour - Scuttlebutts
6:00 pm Bar Trivia - Scuttlebutts
7:00 pm Karaoke Party w/ Regis - Scuttlebutts
7:30 pm Open Table Tennis - Gameroom

8:30 am 3 Mile Power Walk - Gameroom
9:00 am Pickleball - Pickleball Courts
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Open House w/ FREE ADMISSION, Tours, Food & Drink, Live Music - Restaurant Deck
10:00 am - 4:00 pm 3rd Annual Professional Body Painting Contest - Lakeside Restaurant
10:30 am Ultra Beginners Line Dancing w/ Marilyn & Jean - Clubhouse
11:00 am Line Dancing w/ Marilyn & Jean - Clubhouse
12:00 pm Pool Party w/ DJ Xavier - West Pool
12:00 - 4:00 pm Live Music w/ Jon - Restaurant Deck
1:00 pm Open Tennis - Tennis Courts
3:00 pm Open Golf - Golf Course
5:00 - 7:00 pm Happy Hour - Scuttlebutts
6:00 pm Super Mega Trivia 3000 - Scuttlebutts
8:00 pm Superstar Nights Concert w/ Alter Eagles - Lakeside Restaurant
8:30 pm Full Moon Gathering - Fire Pit
10:00 pm - 12:00 am Club Scuttlebutts After Party w/ DJ Xavier - Scuttlebutts

9:00 am Pickleball - Pickleball Courts
10:00 am Camera Club - Terrace
12:00 pm Music by the Pool w/ The Axmen - West Pool
7:30 pm Open Table Tennis - Gameroom

News & Notes

Printable Calendars:  July, 2014 Calendar
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Open House Weekend Restaurant Specials

Arnie PinkusJoin us at Lakeside Restaurant for our luscious dinner specials this weekend.  Feast upon Steamed Maine Lobster 1-1/4 lbs,  Char Grilled New Zealand Baby Lamb Chops, Chicken Parmagiana with linguini, and Prime Ribs of Beef au jus.

We look forward to serving you,


Open House w/ FREE ADMISSION & Tours
Saturday, July 12th
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Open House is this Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm, with FREE ADMISSION, Tours, Live Music, Food & Drinks, 3rd Annual Professional Body Painting Contest, Superstar Nights Concert w/ Alter Eagles, and Club Scuttlebutts After Party w/ DJ Xavier. It's going to be an amazing day at Cypress Cove!

Open House gives curious guests and potential nudists a peek behind the curtain. We will happily show off our beautiful resort to all comers. Enjoy a tour of the grounds, food off the grill and great live music. Then stick around for the Professional Body Painting Contest.

We will have at least 10 Body Painters for the competition. The theme this year is "Twisted Fairy Tales." The artists are very excited about it.

Make dinner reservations to guarantee your seat for our Superstar Nights Concert w/ Alter Eagles. This Eagles Tribute Band is truly one of the best bands I have ever heard. I especially loved it when they pull out the double necked guitar for Hotel California. Don't miss this amazing band!

Alter Eagles

The Alter Eagles is a 2 hour show, from 8-10 pm. Then hit Scuttlebutts for our Club Scuttlebutts After Party w/ DJ Xavier. He will entertain and play great dance music. No reason to rush home.

Professional Body Painting Contest
Open House, Saturday, July 12th

Cypress Cove is proud to announce our third annual Professional Body Painting Contest on Saturday, July 12, 2014.

Our second Body Painting Contest was held last year as part of our National Nude Weekend celebration. It was a great success and was popular with the artists and the many guests who attended the event.

Body Painting ContestWe received some feedback from the artists and will be making a few tweaks to make it even better. We have introduced a theme this year, "Twisted Fairy Tales." You are free to use known characters or ones of your own design. The more creative you get with the theme the better. We will also be providing food and beverages for the artists and models this year. Artists will be provided an indoor, air conditioned space to work.

Body Painting and Nudism make a great combination, as it provides artists the opportunity to work out in the open. Guests will be invited to watch the artists work, though most will wait to see the final product at the judging. The prizes for the event will be as follows:

· First Prize - $500
· Second Prize - $250
· Third Prize - $150

Download the Body Painting Contest Registration Form to enter here.

UPDATE: I've added a full page on our website and a link to pay by PayPal.

UPDATE2: We're getting quite a few entries.  I think this contest will be the biggest yet!

Camera Club Photo Shoot
Sunday, September 7th

Camera ClubThe July Camera Club Meeting and Photo Shoot is Sunday, July 13th at 10 am in the Terrace. MODELS NEEDED! This is a great opportunity to get some beautiful nude pictures by the lake taken by skilled photographers and it is free. Every model gets all their pictures, a gold coin and a fun experience. Men, women & couples are welcome.

Contact Dan @ 407-219-0545 for more information or just show up at the meeting.

World's First Clothing-Optional Stand Up Paddleboard Race
Saturday, September 6th

Cypress Cove will host the world’s first clothing-optional stand-up paddleboard race on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 9:15 a.m.

Athletes will compete in “The Nude SUP Challenge,” a four-loop, flatwater race around Cypress Cove’s 50-acre Brown Lake for a total of roughly four miles. Like other SUP events, three-deep awards will be given to male and female finishers in three categories: stockboards, 12’6” raceboards and 14-foot boards. Athletes need not compete in the nude but the first overall male and female finishers will be crowned the World Champions of Nude SUP.

Nude PaddleboardThough the event is not affiliated with Surf Expo, the Nude SUP Challenge will coincide with the popular surf/SUP convention, which is expected to draw more than 30,000 people to the Orange County (Fla.) Convention Center from Sept. 4-6. The Cypress Cove Resort is a 30-minute drive from the convention center.

Stand-up paddleboarding is one of America’s fastest-growing sports, attracting outdoor enthusiasts and those looking for an enjoyable workout that combines the best of cardio and core conditioning.

The Nude SUP Challenge is produced by Enterprise Media LLC, which since 2010 has produced clothing-optional 5K races at Central Florida nudist resorts, including the fourth-annual Streak the Cove 5K, which will be held at Cypress Cove on Sept. 28.

Registration for The Nude SUP Challenge is available at Further information is available at

Streak the Cove 5K
Sunday, September 28th

Streak the Cove 5KRegistration is now open for the 4th annual Streak the Cove 5K, which will take place on Sunday, September 28th, at 8:30 a.m. in beautiful Cypress Cove. Your race entry includes a bucket-list 5K to remember, a fitted T-shirt, and all-day admission to "The Cove," one of North America's premier nudist resorts, convenient to all of Central Florida.

Register today at

Streak the Cove 5K

ATTENTION: Cypress Cove Clubs, Game & Exercise Groups!

The Activities Department needs your help! We are trying to establish a current master list of all Clubs & Groups that meet at our resort. In order to better serve you, please email us with the contact person and their phone number.

To facilitate all clubs & group needs, please let us know when & where you meet and during which season or year round. This will assist us in contacting you if there are any last minute changes and/or questions. Thank you for expediting this information!

In addition to emailing the activities office, you may also drop a note with all pertinent information to the office at the attention of Regis, Activities Director, or give us a call at 407-518-2601. Thank you for your cooperation!

UPDATE: Thank you to the five classes & clubs who have already provided this information. Still looking for the rest of you...   :)

Daily Activities

Tennis Draw

TennisEvery day at 1:00 pm at the Tennis Pavilion


PetanqueDaily at the Courts at 9:00 am for Beginners & 4:00 pm

Daily Golf Game

Golf BagEvery day at 3:00 pm on our nine hole course


Pickleball PaddleEvery Mon, Tues, Thu, Fri & Sat at 9:00 am on the Pickleball Courts. Rules are available at the Tennis Court Bulletin Board and paddles & balls are available from the office.

American Nudist Research Library

ANRLOpen 1:00 to 4:00 pm, Wed-Sat

News from Ted

TedThis weekend is our Open House and we've got a great day planned. First, we have Live Flute w/ Susan in the Lakeside Restaurant on Thursday night. Then we have a Karaoke Party w/ Regis on Friday.

Saturday is a jam packed Open House. We are offering FREE ADMISSION for all guests from 10 am - 4 pm. There will be tours, food & drink, and live music.

Guests will also be able to watch the 3rd Annual Professional Body Painting Contest taking place in the Restaurant. DJ Xavier will host the Saturday afternoon Pool Party at the West Pool. The Body Painting Judging is scheduled for 4:15 pm at the West Pool, weather permitting. We'll do it at the restaurant if it rains.

But wait, there's more! We have the return of Alter Eagles performing their Eagles Tribute Show for our Superstar Nights Concert Series. This is one of the greatest bands we've ever had and they are looking forward to their return.

* Superstar Nights Concerts are generally a 2 hour show, from 8-10 pm, with no break. Please make reservations to guarantee a table for the show. Guests who are not dining may be asked to sit in Scuttlebutts until dinner seating has completed.

After the show, duck into Scuttlebutts for the Club Scuttlebutts After Party w/ DJ Xavier. Then relax by the pool on Sunday w/ Live Music by The Axmen.


I will be in the North Carolina mountains next week for a summer vacation with the kids. There will be no newsletter next week, but don't miss our Pre-Parrothead Islandfest Reggae Weekend. It's Island themed and a great warm-up for Parrothead.


We will be installing the new RFID locks this week on our hotel doors. Instead of an old metal hotel key, you'll now have a keycard that you just tap on the door handle.


Around the Cove this week:

Anniversary Banner by the West Pool, still there if you want to sign it!

4th of July Sing-a-long was a great way to honor our country’s birthday

One of our servers dressed up for the Tacky Tourist Party

Cove Singers
Tacky Tourist Costume Contest

Monday Night Cribbage

Lightning Strike
Parrothead is just around the corner...
(photos courtesy of Dan Erwin)


Anniversary Pic of the Week:

Grand Opening of Restaurant
1996 - Cheeks Bar & Grill under construction. The contractor had only seen the open beam construction used in churches. One of our guests dubbed it, "St. Michelob's Cathedral."


We've got our "Ask Me About Cypress Cove" T-shirts back in stock!

They are priced at just $5 each, so we are not making any money on the shirts. We are just hoping to spark some word of mouth marketing. Wear it to town, to the grocery store; just wear it while you are out and about.

So if you are a proud Cypress Cove member and want to help spread the word, please pick up your new t-shirt today! - Thank you

Ask Me About
My Dad at Monuriki island, Fiji, where the movie Castaway was filmed!

Where have you worn your "Ask Me About Cypress Cove" T-shirt?
Send us a pic!


Someone suggested that we create a page on our website going into a bit more detail on our various classes and activities. If you are responsible for one of the scheduled classes or activities, please email me a brief description. One sentence would be okay, more if needed, but just a summary for new visitors. I'm thinking of everything from bingo to exercises to petanque. Thank you in advance!


Regis handles activities, but I put together the weekly newsletter. I'm always looking for content. If you have anything that you would like to see in the newsletter, please email submissions to


We received some very nice new reviews on TripAdvisor. Thank you! If you would like to help spread the word, you can review us using the link below.

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Islandfest Weekend

Parrothead Party Weekend

Toga Party Weekend

Back to the 70's Singles Weekend

Latin Weekend

Special Offers

Most special offers may not be combined. Cypress Cove is a family nudist resort catering to couples and families. Single males must have nudist experience or membership to visit according to our singles policy. Call us at 407-933-5870 for details and information.

First Time VisitorFirst Time Visitor Coupon
First time visitors to Cypress Cove are invited to a complimentary tour and half price day visit, or stay 2 nights in the Villas and get the 3rd night FREE. Guest must present this coupon at the time of visit.

Young Nudist Discount
Young Nudist RateIf you're a nudist between the ages of 18 and 35, just show your ID at the gate to receive admission for the day for just $5 per person! And for young families, remember children always get in free. Spread the word!

Dine & Dip
Looking for a nice place to have dinner? Have you tried the Lakeside Restaurant recently? Now you can come to the Cove after 5 pm and the full cost of your gate fees (which are 1/2 price after 5 pm) will be applied to dinner at the Lakeside Restaurant or Cheeks Bar & Grill. After dinner, head over to the pool area for a dip in the pool or a delightful hot tub. You can't do that at Outback!
Lakeside Restaurant food available Mon, Thu-Sat until 9 pm. Cheeks food available Sun-Thu until 9 pm, Fri-Sat until 10 pm. Offer available after 5 pm, same night only. Credit may be applied towards food only, not alcohol.

7th Night FREE
For weekly visitors, every 7th night is FREE! Browse rates for Villas and Camping here.

3rd Week FREE
Want to stay a little longer this season? Rent a Villa Room or Apartment for two weeks and get the 3rd week FREE! Offer available during the low season only (May-Jan) and good for one free week only. Guests staying longer should inquire about monthly rates.

1/2 Price Admission Daily after 5 pm
All visitors to Cypress Cove receive 1/2 price Daily Membership fees after 5 pm. "After 5" members are admitted free after 5 pm. Perfect for dinner and a hot tub!

Two Week Day Pass
We have a lot of visitors who stay in the area but not actually at Cypress Cove. For those visitors, we have created a new Special Offer, come as often as you like for up to two weeks for just $50 per person. This can be a huge savings if you visit often. Offer applies to day visits only, provides no discount on overnight stays; two weeks may not be split, must be consecutive.

Free Wireless Internet
Cypress Cove now offers free wireless internet throughout the hotel, campground and pool area. Signal quality may vary by location.

Celebrate Your Birthday or Anniversary at Cypress Cove
Let us know it's your Birthday or Anniversary when you book a Villa Apartment or Hotel Room at Cypress Cove and receive a small gift in your room when you arrive.

Group Discount
Book 5 or more rooms with a 2 night minimum and receive 15% off lodging rates for each room. Or, organize a group and take a 15% commission. The choice is yours. Offer based upon availability. Not available during holidays and special event weekends.

Monthly Rates for Villas
Some guests have the opportunity to stay with us in the Villas for an extended vacation. For those guests, we offer special Monthly Rates. In addition, a full membership pays for itself after the first month of stay and therefore gives an even greater discount for the remainder of the stay.


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