Enjoy a week in the remote village of Porto Loutro, which can only be reached by boat
Enjoy a classic SwimTrek holiday for you and your family to swim together on
Relax in beautiful accommodation at Hotel Porto Loutro on the Hill
Explore some of the world’s most exquisite coastlines on the idyllic Greek island of Crete
Enjoy the perfect setting for a family holiday and for your teenagers to swim with other children their age
Take on a range of coastal swims along Crete’s dramatic and stunning ‘White Mountains’ cliffs
Discover the stunning coastlines and crystal-clear waters of one of Europe’s southernmost destinations with this ideal swimming holiday to enjoy as a family. Based on the idyllic Greek island of Crete, there’s plenty to explore for both adults and teenagers to discover. From dramatic coastal cliffs to isolated coves, bays and beaches, the island is full of spectacular locations to explore and enjoy.
Our base for the week is the remote coastal village of Porto Loutro, which can only be reached by boat, hiking, or of course, swimming! Hotel Porto Loutro on the Hill, which offers modern and comfortable rooms with sea views, is located just metres from the water’s edge and is the perfect place from which to enjoy the tranquillity of this island paradise. With a range of shorter stunning coastal swims, beautiful natural scenery and a long and rich history which dates back to the Minoan civilisation that occupied the island as far back as 3,650 BC, this trip is a wonderful opportunity to discover this truly fascinating part of the world with your family.
Who is this trip for?
Designed for families who want to swim together, this trip offers the chance for adults to bring children as young as 12 to enjoy the full experience of a swimming holiday. A classic SwimTrek break, our Crete Discovery trip features plenty of idyllic coastal swimming, an accessible way to enjoy open water swimming for a variety of abilities. Our Teens trips conveniently operate during school holidays and provide the opportunity for teenagers to swim with others of their own age as well as with their family. Swimmers should have a basic understanding of open water swimming and be capable of completing the short swims distances of an average 3km daily.
Please note that adults that are not travelling with their own teenage children or are part of a party with at least one teenage child are not permitted on this trip. Equally, teenagers must be accompanied on the trip by at least one adult.
- Fully guided swimming holiday in Greece, Crete
- Swim guides and full safety escort on all swims
- Technique advice with video playback
- Six nights accommodation
- All breakfasts
- Lunch on Day 5
What's not included?
- Travel to and from the start of the tour
- Lunches (excluding Day 5)
- Evening meals
- Overnight Stay Tax
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Please note that the below daily itineraries are an example of the swims that may take place during the course of your trip, however, actual swim locations and distances will vary according to local weather and sea conditions. Your SwimTrek guides and local boat pilot will determine the most suitable swim locations each day and will communicate the plan with all guests as soon as possible.