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SwimTrek News

6 great flight deals for SwimTreks this June

As we enter into February, much of the Northern Hemisphere is pretty chilly, and we don’t blame you if catch your mind wandering to sunny beaches and summertime adventures in the water. We’ve done the work for you and found some of the best flight deals to complement our early summer SwimTrek...

7 Stunning Landscapes to Discover in Crete

Think you know the Greek Islands? Perhaps you've visited a few and have got your feel for them? Then allow us to introduce Crete and show you it in a whole new light. More than just a stunning beach getaway, if you love awesome mountain views, stunning sea hues and the knowledge that...

10 Inspirational Female Long Distance Open Water Swimmers

With recent sporting events of the last few years seeing an insurgence of women achieving incredible feats, the profile of women in sport seems to be on a continuous upwards rise. In open water swimming, and particularly long distance, this a sport where women have stepped up to rival the...

Queens Award Seafront Reception

Back in April SwimTrek were delighted to publicly announce that we have been honoured as a recipient of the Queens Award for Innovation. The Innovation Award was made in recognition of our pioneering development in the provision of open water swimming opportunities not just in the UK but...

Top 10 most popular swimming destinations of 2017

1. The Baja Peninsula – Mexico The Baja Peninsula is home to tranquil beaches and diverse marine life in a UNESCO protected area of unspoilt natural beauty. Dramatic cliffs and beautiful hidden coves make swimming in Baja an absolute treat to discover. A week spent here could see you swimming...

5 Reasons We Love Open Water Swimming

Open water swimming is the gift that just keeps on giving. From major health benefits to expanding your social circle, here's 5 reasons why we love open water swimming!

Introducing SwimTrek's New Slogan...

SWIM · EXPLORE · DISCOVER Three simple words that perfectly capture what SwimTrek is all about. Three words that represent the excitement, the adventure and the sense of achievement of a SwimTrek holiday. Three words that define each and every SwimTrekker; that describe who we are, what we do and...

Winners of The Queen's Award!

SwimTrek Wins The Queen's Award for Enterprise 2017! SwimTrek is delighted to announce that we have been honoured as a recipient of the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise 2017. We have been awarded the honour in the category for innovation, recognising the pioneering aspect of the...

SwimTrek Beach Clean

In 2016 Surfers Against Sewage had their most successful national beach clean. With 946 beaches cleans, 19,500 volunteers and 64 tonnes of marine litter being removed from the coastline. So when we at SwimTrek heard that they would be running another campaign this year, we jumped at the...

Ahead Of The Times - 2017 Travel Trends

As the founder of SwimTrek, the world’s original open water swimming holiday company, I have spent the best part of the past two decades in search of the most fascinating swimming locations anywhere on the planet. From destinations that were close to home in Britain’s Lake District and Scotland...