Sex on the Beach: What’s Your Position On This?

The idea of gettin’ frisky on the beach has long held fascination for us humans. It’s a seductive idea to think about. Baring our naughty parts in the sand behind a palm is frankly, er, titillating. If you’ve already had this experience, then you know all the ins and outs (so to speak) of such an adventure. If you’re a newbie, here are some things to consider.

PROS

Location, Location, Location. According to Dr. Renee Horowitz, the founder of the Center for Sexual Wellness in Detroit, when we decide to have sex in unexpected places, our brain releases a very famous molecule, dopamine, which is a neurotransmitter that is responsible for sending signals from our central nervous system. Scientists once thought that dopamine was related to pleasure that we’ve experienced. However, now these brainy peeps argue that it’s more related to anticipatory pleasure. Thus, the “idea” of gettin’ it on away from the bed is wildly exciting, enough to cause dopamine to start pumping through your veins.

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It’s Inherently Romantic. The purr of the waves. The softy sandy bed. The blue sky overhead. And you and your beloved, heating up the flora and fauna around you in your birthday suits. It’s something to ponder. Heck, it’s inspired movies. Think “From Here to Eternity” and that famous scene of Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr rolling around in the surf in their swim suits that will know will be coming off soon. However, if you want to make the moment film-worthy, that’s entirely up to you.

Bragging Rights. You can tell you friends, or even post it on social media if you like. It’s your experience. You own it. And you might well make everyone jealous.

It’s a Bucket-List Thing. You can check it off your list. Better still, when people are ruminating, “Oh, I wonder what it would be like to have sex on the beach,” and then their voice trails off because they’re having naughty thoughts, you can chime in, “Been there. Done that.” (Or “done him/her.”) Sorry. That was wrong.

CONS

Sand Will Get Everywhere. Yes, if you place your body directly on the sand (and that’s what we’re talking about) it will creep into every nook and cranny in your person. This doesn’t feel so great.

What’s Actually In the Sand. Yeah, this isn’t pretty. While seemingly soft, there are probably things that you don’t at first see or think about like sharp pieces of conch shells. Bottle tops. Cigarette butts. The list goes on. We’ll stop there. Just be aware of your surroundings, where you lay your head. And your bum.

Oceans Don’t Help Matters. Should you decide to migrate to the water, and if the idea is to have lubrication, know that water washes that all away. The idea of this is much more alluring than the actual act. Trust us.

Sex Isn’t the Only Thing You’ll Get. Not to completely obliterate your sex-on-the-beach fantasies, but according to an abstract published by the US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, there is fecal matter in beach sands. Let’s just leave it at that. Or, you can make sure you bring a blanket or sleeping bag to shield you from the ills that this might cause.

How Does Sex on the Beach in a Private Cabana Sound?

Yep, you could be spending one sultry evening, beachside, in an intimate, stylish cabana during our Sex on the Beach promotion. Imagine, you and your companion sipping sparkling wine and petit fours with the ocean as your soundtrack on the sandy shores of Jamaica, Sint Maarten or Mexico. It’s all-inclusive, all-awesome and all-for-you. Check out all our sizzlin’ hot vacation packages. But remember, what happens in the cabana, stays in the cabana.

Lisa Mitchell

I am a blogger for CheapCaribbean.com who is a travel junkie and addicted to the beach.

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