Enjoy shorter daily swim distances than other SwimTrek tours
Complete a variety of coastal swims and crossings on this island-hopping adventure
Explore the beautiful uninhabited islands of the Šibenik archipelago
Take in the stunning landscapes that exist both above and below the water
Relax and enjoy the laid back atmosphere of the friendly island of Prvic Luka
This introductory swimming holiday in Croatia explores the country's idyllic Dalmatian coastline as we swim between the 40 islands of the Šibenik archipelago. With a combination of island hopping and coastal swims, there is no shortage of spectacular places to discover in this beautiful corner of the world.
Croatia’s Adriatic coastline is dotted with more than 1,000 islands, and we base ourselves for this trip at the junction of the breathtaking Šibenik archipelago. Combining dramatic coastlines with superb water quality and beautiful islands, this really is an ideal location for an island hopping swimming holiday.
During the tour you will visit some of the most isolated islands in the Adriatic Sea including Zlarin which has been inhabited for 700 years and where cars are still banned today. Many of the islands visited on the tour are uninhabited and their natural beauty is untouched.
Who is this trip for?
This trip is designed for swimmers who are looking for a combination of both island-hopping and coastal swims with shorter daily swim distances. The trip is ideal for swimmers with a little less experience in the open water or who are looking to enjoy some additional time out of the water. Swimmers should have a basic understanding of open water swimming and be capable of completing the average daily swim distance of around 3 km prior to the start of the trip.
- Fully guided swimming holiday in Croatia
- Swim guides and full safety escort on all swims
- Technique advice with video playback
- Six nights accommodation
- All breakfasts
- All lunches
What's not included?
- Travel to and from the start of the tour
- Evening meals
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.
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If you are thinking about doing a swim trek... DO IT! You are not too slow, too unfit, too old, too young, you will fit in and have the time of your life!!!!Anne, K. GER- 2018
Great guides, great swim buddies, great water, great food. I didn’t want to come home.Louise, S. GER- 2018
A really memorable trip, I met some great people from all around the world. Kelly and Kresimir were fantastic guides whom I will always have fond memories of. Thankyou for such a wonderful experience of open water swimming, already thinking about another one.Maureen, L. UK- 2018
My SwimTrek holiday surpassed my expectations in every way and I want to do another one very soon. It’s the ideal holiday for someone who loves swimming; like a dream come true!Susan, W. UK- 2018
Just back from Croatia Short Swim trip. What a great experience, super guides. A real mix of adventure and relaxation. We had a great insight into the local way of life on a little island that I didn't want to leave behind! Looking forward to the next one!Jennifer, A. IRL- 2018
This trip represents terrific value, I'm already planning new trips for next year. The guides were sensational and Hotel Maestral is the perfect accommodation.Kay O, Croatia - 2017
This trip totally surpassed my expectations. The swimming, the guides, the food and the location were all fantastic and it was great to share the experience with a group of fellow swimmers. I will definitely be back for more!Sarah W, UK - 2017
Superb location, both the hotel and the clarity of the water. The trip exceeded my expectations and has inspired me to do more swimming in and out of the pool.Jo D, UK - 2017
Travelling with SwimTrek was a really fantastic experience. Our guide, Kelly was outstanding in every aspect. I will definitely be back next year.Katharina S, Germany - 2017
I went on SwimTrek as a "good husband". I do swim, but swimming is my wife's sport, not mine. However, now that I'm back from the Croatia Short-swims trip, I'm hooked and can't wait for our next SwimTrek!Ron W, USA - 2017