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SwimTrek HQ's favourite SwimTrek locations

As well as helping make all our guests swimming dreams a reality, our head office staff also love to get out and explore our swimming destinations around the world. Here some of our team have compiled their favourite locations that they’ve enjoyed through swimming with SwimTrek! Lycian Way –...

Guest Photo of the Month - September 2019

September is one of our most popular months for swimming trips and we've loved taking swimmers all over the world! We've had a great range of trips on offer this month, from the sunny Mediterranean to exploring around the British Isles. Here's our favourite pictures from this month. ...

Guides Photo of the Month - September 2019

Our guides have been around the world leading our trips but they also love to get in the water themselves! Here's some great shots of our guides enjoying swims from Italy to Greece. Winner! Simon sent in this beautiful snap of his assistant guide Giulia catching the sunset in Tremiti. Runner...

Prepare for BEST Fest on a SwimTrek Training Camp

As we reach the end of the summer, you may be thinking about what swim challenges you’d like to take on next year. Now that we’ve launched our range of coaching trips for 2020, there’s plenty of options to help you prepare for your next swimming event. We can help you train whatever swimming...

The Great SwimTrek 2019 Smartwatch Test

Smartwatches can be a huge asset when training both in the pool and the open water. But with so many on the market to choose from, and with a huge variation in pricing, the decision as to which is the best for you can be a little daunting. We’ve put together reviews from SwimTrek HQ staff who own...

SwimTrek Hellespont Medallists and Photo Diary 2019

2019 has been an incredible year for SwimTrek and the Hellespont. We took our largest ever contingent of swimmers of over 150 racers to cross the Dardanelles Strait and what a race it was! Congratulations to all our competitors, especially our 24 guests who placed in the top three of their age...

How to improve your swimming technique for triathlons

Looking to step up your swimming leg of your triathlon? Here’s our key points to help take your swimming to the next level. Learn to breathe bilaterally Being able to breathe on both sides of your stroke will open up not only the ability to take in what is happening around you, but also can...

Let Stand Up To Cancer's Sink or Swim challenge inspire your own swimming adventures

A team of celebrities are taking on the incredible swimming challenge of the English Channel in Stand Up To Cancer’s Sink or Swim charity challenge. The show will follow the group of ten personalities, including Olympians such as Linford Christie and Greg Rutherford to Alex Brooker and Sair Khan,...

Swimming the Tremiti Islands and Sardinia’s La Maddalena – A Photo Diary

Italy is home to some of our favourite swim locations, and our Emerald Coast – Sardinia and Tremiti Islands trips have been amongst our most popular trips for many years. Our Customer and Sales Manager Chad visited both of our Italian destinations in summer 2019 and documented the fantastic...

SwimTrek goes for gold in the British Travel Awards!

SwimTrek has been nominated for a British Travel Award and we need your help to win gold! We are thrilled to have been nominated for the third successive year in a row, and with two silver medals already won, this year we are looking to go even better and take home the top prize! To vote for us...