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Around the SwimTrek World in 18 Sunsets

We’ve been running swimming holidays around the world for years and so we’ve certainly seen our share of impressive sunsets in all corners of the globe. Here’s a few of our favourite views from around the SwimTrek world. The golden light of the setting sun on the Saguaro ranch in Arizona is a...

Why this lesser known Croatian island should be your next swimming destination

Croatia is a swimmer’s paradise with temperate waters, stunning natural sights and a laid-back vibe. The charming island of Ugljan is no exception to this; a perfectly placed island that enjoys many great swim spots in its own bays and coastlines as well as in its neighbouring isles, together...

SwimTrek Bosphorus Medallists and Photo Diary 2019

2019 saw us take 262 guests from 34 countries to the iconic Bosphorus Strait and swim the 6.5 kilometres from Asia to Europe! This year saw some incredible times from SwimTrek competitors across the board, with several of #teamswimtrek placing in their age categories and earning themselves some...

What to expect on a SwimTrek liveaboard holiday

An unusual way to travel but offering great proximity to the water, a liveaboard trip is a fantastic way to enjoy a swimming holiday but may not have been an adventure you might have considered before. But why not take on a really unique trip, discovering a new side of swimming travel and be the...

SwimTrek HQ take on the Defi de Monte Cristo and the Jersey France Swims! - A Photo Diary

Our head office staff are an incredibly passionate bunch who love to travel around the world finding their own open water swims to do on top of the trips they take with SwimTrek. June saw 4 of our staff taking on personal swimming challenges, one event in France and one swimming to France! ...

6 reasons to swim in Slovenia

Think of Slovenia, and images of pristine lakes, charming alpine villages and of course the iconic Lake Bled come to mind. A swimming holiday then seems a perfect way to enjoy Slovenia’s natural beauty. This central European country is a hive for exciting swimming opportunities, read on to find...

Best swimming holidays for island hopping

Island hopping is a dream holiday and it’s easy to see the appeal. Stunning locations, changing and varied backdrops and a new place to explore waiting for you when you arrive at the next island. But where many may think of sailing between islands, we arrive at our locations by our own power from...

SwimTrek Guides Training 2019 Photo Diary

Every May, SwimTrek holds its annual Guides Training weekend and 2019's edition was our biggest and most ambitious to date. With 33 guides both new and old joining us in Brighton over 5 days, the SwimTrek Operations team delivered their specialist programme to produce the best possible guides...

Guest Photo of the Month - May 2019

From dipping your toes in your local waters to prepare for your next SwimTrek adventure to relaxing watching the sunset once you get out on your trip, this month's entries come from Scotland to Mallorca. Check out our winners below. Winner! Susanne snapped this incredible pastel sunset on...

Guides Photo of the Month - May 2019

May has been another great month for our guide's photos, who have been snapping our guests as they enjoy the variety that can be found across our trips, from our training camps in Mallorca to exploring the Red Sea on our liveaboard adventure in Egypt. WINNER! Coach Mark was snapped in this...