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Posts Tagged: "greece"

What swimming goals will you achieve in 2019?

A new year is upon us and with it comes a year of potential. Potential personal challenges to achieve and bucket list destinations to tick off. Potential new fitness goals to reach. Potential new swimming friends to make from all over the world. We can’t wait to take you on these incredible...

Guest Photo of the Month - January 2019

Welcome to 2019 and to our new look guest photo of the month competition. This year, we've handed over the control to YOU as we've asked for you to vote for your favourite photos yourself. The staff in the office don't want to miss out on the fun either and they've also selected a...

Guides Photo of the Month - January 2019

Happy New Year to you all! This month, we're throwing it back to some of the fun we had on swimming holidays last summer, as well as looking ahead to the future as we welcome new arrivals for our guiding family. Check out our favourite submissions for photo of the month below. Winner! ...

2018 Photos of the Year

We love receiving photos from guests and guides alike from our amazing locations around the world. To celebrate another great year of travelling the world through swimming, we've selected our 5 favourite photos from our guests and 5 favourites from our guides for 2018. We hope they inspire...

Guests Photo of the Month - November 2018

The colder and darker days of winter are beginning to settle in, and a open water swim is for us the perfect remedy for banishing the winter blues! We've loved seeing our guests shots of their recent Autumn getaways and we've picked out this month's favourites below. First Place ...

Guides Photo of the Month - October 2018

Our guides have been travelling the world and sending in their photos as they go, and what wonderful shots they've captured! This months featured photos show the beauty of the Mediterranean as well as dreamy sunsets in the Caribbean. WINNER! Congrats to Ricky who snapped his guests in the...

My experience being a SwimTrek guide

We caught up with Saorise Mcgrath who is currently guiding on the Greek Cyclades trip, we asked her some questions on what it is like to be guiding for SwimTrek. 1. What do you like best about being a guide? I enjoy interacting with people and being part of their SwimTrek adventure. Every week,...

Discovering the Crete Discovery

The journey I took to Porto Loutro last August was a little bit long winded compared to the route most people take. I was on a mission to collect the SwimTrek equipment from Paleochora. I took a long and windy bus journey into this familiar little town where we run our Crete Escape trip. Lucky...

Milos Greece

A week after our grand adventure up Loch Tay, it was time for some relaxing swimming in warm water. A Four of us ventured out to Greece to swim on a SwimTrek trip on the island of Milos. The island is located in the Aegean Sea between Athens and Crete. After making it through the delights of a...

Back to Crete

Having done this trip last year and enjoyed it so much I decided to do it again, I was looking forward to returning to this beautiful island and swimming in the crystal clear water. I always feel a bit funny about returning somewhere and worry that I will be disappointed , that things will have...