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Posts Tagged: "solo swimmer"

'Solo traveller? Not if you're going on a SwimTrek trip!' - A journey of making friends

I started out as a solo traveler on my first SwimTrek and now, eight SwimTreks later, I have friends all over the world! It all began on the Volcanic Coast - Tenerife SwimTrek in October 2016. Swimming along the coast in Gigantes was spectacular. I liked the Canary Islands so much I returned...

Why I return to SwimTrek

My SwimTrek journey began in Majorca in 2012, on the Introduction to Open Water trip. I joined 10 other novice open water swimmers, 9 ladies and one lucky chap! We all had different reasons for being there but all of us were new to sea swimming. My incentive to go on this trip had been a...

The Ultimate SwimTrek Coaching Camp Guide: Which Distance Training Camp for Me?

Not sure which swimming coaching camp is right for you? We’ve gathered in one place all the information you need to know about our distance coaching camps. You may have some long-distance swim goals you’d like to achieve, but which camp will best help you get there? So, whether your focus is on...

Why I Travel with SwimTrek Solo

With so many amazing locations to visit, we can see why our total number of guests are higher than ever before! But what to do if your dates don’t work with friends, or don’t have anyone to travel with? Many of our guests arrive as solo travellers, but after a SwimTrek tour, they leave with a...

Turquoise waters and deep-set friendships in Croatia

When you look back at a week that’s gone by all too quickly you realise just how far you’ve come. The initial trepidation at the first gathering; introducing yourself and hoping you will fit in and will find your people amongst the 14 other strangers sat in the round. And find your fit you will;...

A Birthday Swim.

A while back SwimTrek asked on Facebook “who goes swimming on their Birthday?” fast forwarding a few months and our guide Bronwen got in touch about how she celebrated her Birthday. Rather than indulging in a few beers and a curry, Bronwen took on a solo swim of the Rottnest Channel following her...

Sarah - My Swimming Journey

My swimmer's journey so far has been the Introduction to Open Water trip in June 2013, the Intermediate trip in September 2013, the LDT trip in 2014, and signing up for a solo Channel swim in 2016. And from someone who one year ago was an injured runner and poor swimmer, I can say that...