Familiarize yourself with local regulations. Before going to the sand, make sure you're clear about which parts of the beach allow nudity and respect them. Of course, there are cases where not disclosing that you're a nudist seems to be the safest option. Some naturists don't expect to ever reveal their nudist activities because they work for employers or belong to religious organizations that would never approve of them.
Nowadays, the Internet and social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, are rapidly eroding the expectation or guarantee of privacy, and the likelihood that someone will “come to light” increases almost daily. Sharing that you're a nudist is a serious decision, especially if you're part of a group that would suffer unacceptable consequences, even if your admission were correct and framed with sensitivity. This population includes teachers from communities with laws against moral turpitude, employees of religious groups or small private businesses that strongly oppose nudity, and people whose family members have deeply held religious or cultural views against nudity. Unless you have nudist neighbors with whom you can have a small party remotely from your respective backyards.
Before you jump into the sand, make sure you're clear about what parts of the beach allow nudity and respect those limits by staying covered in sections where clothing is required and in common areas, such as parking. If they have friends who influence an employer or organization, they should consider them allies and also include them because, in sensitive situations, it's often effective when a respected person says: “I've known for years that I was a nudist.