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Posts Tagged: "greece"

A SwimTrek Guide's Packing Essentials For Trips: Elodie De Rover

Packing to go anywhere is always difficult. What exactly do I need? How many of each thing should I bring? Will it all fit? Will the security officer checking my carry-on judge my book and snack choices? Is that enough of a reason to not let me through? Without tooting my own horn too much, I...

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...

Photos of the Month January 2020 - At the water's edge

Welcome to a new year and a new look monthly photo collection! From January 2020, we’ll be collating our monthly favourites around a certain theme, sharing pictures from our guests, guides and HQ staff. At the beginning of the year, there are so many swimming opportunities to ahead of us, so to...

Jumping into the discomfort zone

As a child I hated swimming – I couldn’t seem to swim without swallowing half the pool and I remember my Dad finding me crying as I didn’t want to go to my lessons anymore. That coupled with a very sporty secondary school meant that I viewed myself as rubbish at all sport. When I hit my thirties,...

SwimTrek's top 5 tips for travelling in Crete

There’s more to Crete than just great swimming, so we’ve put together some of our top tips for making the most of a visit to Greece’s largest island. Take a hike While the swimming off the coast of Crete is excellent, the coastal walks you’ll find here offer a great experience too. Crete is on...

SwimTrek’s best combined trips

Our guests love the experience on our SwimTrek trips and we’re often asked about which trips can be combined. Whether you’re looking to spend more time in Greece, Turkey or even the UK, lots of our trips can be booked for back to back weeks so that you can extend your time with SwimTrek. We’ve...

Guest Photo of the Month - October 2019

Our guests have been loving their autumn swimming this last month! Here's our best picks of their swimming snaps for October. Winner! Nathalie and her friend Kendall enjoyed swimming around the caves on our Crete Discovery it. Runner Up Karen and her tripmates posed for this great group...

Guides Photo of the Month - October 2019

Our guides are still out enjoying the last of the summer sun on our Autumn trips, even in October! This month's winners feature our trips in Mallorca and Greece. Winner! Hands (and legs!) up if you love swmming in Greece? Sarah snapped some of her guests on one of our last Ionian Explorer...

Guest Photo of the Month - July 2019

With temperatures across the world reaching record levels we are very much enjoying looking through all the fantastic photos of our guests cooling off in waters across the globe. Winner! Jeremy and Caroline Cole sent us this great photo while on our Milos Explorer trip of them exploring the...