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Posts Tagged: "best of"

5 Top SwimTrek Locations for Underwater Exploring

Whilst we love swimming and floating atop of the seas, a host of amazing sights await you under the water’s surface. Which of our favourite destinations for the best underwater scenery have you been to? Ionian Explorer Our Ionian Explorer is a favourite of many of our SwimTrek guides and it’s...

Mallorca Photo Diary, SwimTrekkers represent at Best Fest!

SwimTrek guests and guides alike were part of the hundreds of passionate open water fanatics participating in the 2018 Best Fest Open Water Swimming Festival in Mallorca this May. The festival sees swimmers from around the world gathering to compete in a series of both fun and challenging events...

SwimTrek’s Top Tips for Adopting Drowning Preventative Actions into Your Swim Training

To coincide with the RLSS’ Drowning Prevention Week for 2018, SwimTrek has put together its top tips ensuring your own and others safety in the water and taking steps to prevent drowning wherever possible. Over 700 people drown in the UK and Ireland every year – equivalent to one person drowning...

First Open Water Swim - RNLI Castle 2 Castle Swim Falmouth to St Mawes

I completed my first open water swim yesterday. It was 1.1 miles from Falmouth to St Mawes in Cornwall with 250 swimmers registered and 231 swimmers finishing within the 1 hour time limit. The start was overwhelming with that many swimmers trying to launch at the same time and swimming through...

SwimTrek’s Top Travel Swimming Hacks

For the passionate swimmer, the love of the sport has taken us far and wide, and every true swimmer has their tips and tricks to making their swimming experience that little bit better. So, whether your flying across the world for your next swimming adventure or simply jumping in the car down to...

Photo of the Month - May 2018

Our main summer season has just started and with that comes more amazing photos from our incredible guests on location! Our favourite picks for this month are below. First place Shaun enjoying a beautiful swim on our Lycian Way trip. Second Place The view of the towing boats in Oman Third Place...

Which Greek Island Trip for Me?

SwimTrek offers stunning island getaways to some of the most exquisite parts of Greece. Our tours aim to combine classic sought after destinations but with the intention of opening our guest’s eyes to a new side to the location, or an introduction to a swim with a purpose. But apart from the...

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...

Why you should explore Turkey’s south coast gem Kaş with SwimTrek

Blue, clear waters (with perfect visibility!) The stunning waters that surround the shores of Kaş are the postcard shades of blue that are the stuff of dreams. These waters have hit the jackpot with vividness of their hues, as well as being bright enough to see all the underwater vistas and not...

6 Unique Reasons to Swim in Montenegro with SwimTrek

1. Experience some of the calmest swimming in the open sea From our base of Perast in the Bay of Kotor, this stretch of coastline is uniquely shielded from wind and rain, providing the perfectly calm swimming conditions whist still being in the open sea. The gulf of Kotor stretches along the...