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Trip Blogs

Spain: Location Spotlight

A fiesta for waterborne rebels and masters of relaxation In a word, Spain is passion – it serves up a smorgasbord of sun-dressed natural treasures and a fiesta for swimmers fast and steady. And there’s no shortage of wonder either, from the snowy heights of the Pyrenees, to the Sierra Nevada and...

Yoga and Swimming: A Perfect Partnership

Yoga and swimming are a perfect natural fit. Learn more about the mutual benefits of mixing these two favourite SwimTrekker activities. In this blog, we’re going to take a quick look at those little details that make swimming and yoga a perfect match. And we'll start with our favourite - the...

Life Aquatic: What To Expect On A Liveaboard

Always be close to the water: that’s one way to ensure you get the most from your SwimTrek adventure! Liveaboard trips keep you within leaping distance of the big blue at all times. With a selection of beautiful vessels, moored and ready in locations around the world, you can enjoy unique...

Greece: Location Spotlight

Mythical Ruins & Treasure-strewn Seas Greece is a jewel of ancient history, and a land closely intertwined with the sea. Its sun-washed ruins perched on chalky coastlines, clear blue waters ruffled by dolphins and turtles, sand-ringed islands with pristine harbours and tiered cities vibrant...

SwimTrek: 10 Trips With Wildlife

Animal encounters are the stuff of swimming legends: Lynne Cox shared a training swim with a grey whale calf. Adam Walker swam shark-infested waters guarded by a pod of dolphins. Ross Edgley bumped into a basking shark during his Great British Swim… So, we thought it was time to look at a few ...

Turkey: Location Spotlight

Historic Swims & World-famous Cuisine Europe and Asia collide in a rich historical blend of old and new. Discover architecture shaped by a succession of fallen empires, ruins carved by ancient wars, and, of course, a world-famous cuisine reflecting a vibrant country with a long and...

A virtual swimming tour of Milos, Greece

While nothing beats being in the water yourself, if you can’t get to our swim destinations, we’ll take you virtually! With contrasting white cliffs alongside brilliant turquoise seas, a swimming trip around the island of Milos is full of beauty at every turn. Here’s a snippet of the experience...

Best SwimTrek trips to combine walking and swimming

We know that many of our guests’ love being active outside of the water and want to experience the best of the surroundings on land too. So many of our trips enjoy incredible forests, mountains and beaches that deserve to be explored on foot and will show you another side of our swim...

Swim your way to health in 2020

We know that swimming is a great way to exercise. As a high impact, low intensity activity, it’s the first step for many starting out with a fitness journey and a great way to stay fit for those that just love being in the water! If you can weave swimming into your routine, it’s a fantastic way...

Six SwimTrek trips to get your sunshine fix

We’re determine to help you beat the January blues and what better way to do so than to get planning your next does of sunshine with a side of vitamin sea? We love a sun-soaked swimming getaway and if chasing the sunshine is high in your priorities for a SwimTrek trip, we’ve collated our top...