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Posts Tagged: "turkey"

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...

What’s your new year’s swim resolution?

With a new year comes a whole year of swimming opportunities to be had. Be they big or small, SwimTrek can certainly help you set and keep some great swim resolutions this year. Read on for some inspiration to get you in the water in 2020. Improve your stroke If you're still making your...

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...

SwimTrek celebrates 10 years of running Lycian Way Turkey trips

We love finding swimming destinations that stand the test of time, so we were thrilled to reach our 10-year milestone of running our Lycian Way trips in Turkey with our boat pilot Mustafa and his family! This beautiful trip set in southern Turkey has been running in it’s current format since 2010...

SwimTrek Hellespont Medallists and Photo Diary 2019

2019 has been an incredible year for SwimTrek and the Hellespont. We took our largest ever contingent of swimmers of over 150 racers to cross the Dardanelles Strait and what a race it was! Congratulations to all our competitors, especially our 24 guests who placed in the top three of their age...

SwimTrek Bosphorus Medallists and Photo Diary 2019

2019 saw us take 262 guests from 34 countries to the iconic Bosphorus Strait and swim the 6.5 kilometres from Asia to Europe! This year saw some incredible times from SwimTrek competitors across the board, with several of #teamswimtrek placing in their age categories and earning themselves some...

2018 Declared year of Troia; How SwimTrek is Involved and You Can Be Too

The historical city of Troy grew famous as the setting for Homer’s epics Iliad and Odyssey. This area of the world has also been claimed as the cradle of Western civilization and the origin of European culture. This site has been the home of many battles and perhaps most famously known for the...

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...

Wanderlusting through swimming – My first swim along the Lycian Way, Turkey

Kaş, Turkey was never on my wanderlust list mainly because I’ve never heard of Kaş. Swimming for a week in the deep turquoise blue, island-to-island, coast-to-coast, with soon to be friends wasn’t the usual way I traveled, it was different. When my boyfriend and I just started dating in 2014 he...