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Why Malta should be your next swimming holiday destination

Europe is home to some of the world’s best swimming locations, but the tiny island nation of Malta may not necessarily be a destination on every swimmer’s radar. Malta and its neighbouring islands offer up a fantastic mix of dramatic landscapes, impossibly blue waters and a rich and unique...

How to prepare for an open water swimming holiday

So, you’ve taken the leap and booked your swimming holiday, congratulations! But what is the best way to prepare for it? Are there certain skills I need or specific things I need to accomplish before I go? Will I need to undertake specialist training? Let us ease any worries you may have with a...

Which is the right swimming holiday for me in Croatia?

Croatia is one of the most beautiful swimming locations in the world. We love swimming there and that’s why we run several trips to discover the beauty of this Adriatic country. But which swimming holiday in Croatia is best suited to you? From impressive crossings to coastal swims along the rocky...

5 unique ways to enjoy the Tremiti Islands, Italy

As Italy’s only islands in the Adriatic Sea, this beautiful site is a great destination to enjoy the rustic side of Italy. At around 40km from the Italian mainland, the Tremiti Islands offer up a great escape from it all. There’s plenty to be found on this tiny, charming archipelago and below we’...

Brighton seafront open air swimming pool development Sea Lanes gets council approval

SwimTrek is thrilled to announce that yesterday, April 3rd, Brighton & Hove City Council granted Sea Lanes Brighton temporary planning permission to begin the transformation of the derelict Peter Pan site on Madeira Drive into a new site which will become the National Open Water Swimming...

Chasing the Sublime: An Inspirational Outdoor Swimming Short Film

We're extremely pleased that Chasing the Sublime, a short film featuring the founder of The Outdoor Swimming Society and SwimTrekker Kate Rew, and her "swim Twin" Kari Furre, was featured on Oprah's SuperSoul Sunday on 3 March.

Guest Photo of the Month - March 2019

Another month has passed and we've received more photos of our great guests enjoying their trips around the world. Considering March is the month where we celebrate International Women's Day, our winners this month are pairs of female friends enjoying some incredible swimming holidays...

Guides Photo of the Month - March 2019

This month we've got a [Montenegro] special as we just can't get enough of this tiny but beautiful country! Check out our guide photo of the month winners below. Winner! Tasmin caught the sky when it was this incredible purple colour in the Bay of Kotor, Montenegro. Runner Up Trish...

The most beautiful swimming destinations in Europe

Travelling around the world, finding the best of hidden and well-loved swimming spots is what keeps us exploring here at SwimTrek HQ. There’s a whole world of swimming out there to discover and Europe offers up an incredible plethora of swimming adventures for those seeking out beautiful waters...

Top 10 most popular swimming destinations of 2018

We’ve compiled our most popular destinations of 2018, and we have a great mix of swimming adventures from around the globe. We took thousands of guests on these incredible swimming holidays in 2018, will you come and swim with us here too? 1. Milos Explorer Our most popular destination of 2018...