And, even better, Shafer had found a buyer who promised to keep the park nudist. Photos reproduced from Sun Island Resort web site with permission. The old Swallows was always known for its younger, family atmosphere and the management team hopes to create enough youth-based activities to win them back again. The fire burned over a million acres and took nearly two weeks to extinguish. The three of them are hard at work planning building upgrades and scheduling the summer activities. The club also has a brand new Internet web site with a new link address: Owner Jim Shafer had been trying to sell the park for several years but had few takers.
The odds of keeping the site nudist were even slimmer.
Swallows Sun Island Club
The odds of keeping the site nudist were even slimmer. In October,the eastern half of San Diego County was destroyed by a raging inferno that swept away homes and hillsides full of trees and dried grass indiscriminately. Earlier this year, the sale of the park was finally completed. Photo by Mark Tinderholt used with permission. At that point, nobody was sure if the resort would ever reopen.