Discover the stunning beauty of the Greek Islands on this short swims holiday in and around the islands which make up the Cyclades. This adventure is based on the original SwimTrek trip which has been running since 2003, however, the shorter daily swim distances are designed for those who are relatively new to open water swimming holidays or simply enjoy a little more time out of the water.
Staying on two different islands over the course of the week, you’ll have the opportunity to discover isolated beaches and breathtaking coastlines on several of the islands which make up this picturesque corner of the world. The first three nights of your trip are spent at the Archipelagos Hotel on the island of Schinoussa before we make our way to the nearby island of Koufonissi for the second half of our trip.
With a combination of short crossing between islands and beautiful coastal swims, you’ll have the chance to explore the diverse scenery which exists amongst this unique island group. From sea caves and tunnels to arches and islets, there is no shortage of beautiful topography and landscapes to explore, above and below the water.
Who is this trip for?
This introductory trip offers a combination of both coastal swims and classic short crossings. Distances average around 2-3km per day, so it’s perfect for those who are relatively new to the open water or those who prefer shorter daily swim distances. Swimmers should have a basic understanding of open water swimming and be capable of completing the average daily swim distance of around 3km (split over a minimum of two swims) prior to the start of the trip.
- Fully guided swimming holiday in the Greek Cyclades
- Swim guides and full safety escort on all swims
- Technique coaching and video analysis
- Six nights accommodation
- All breakfasts
- All lunches (Excluding Day 5)
What's not included?
- Travel to and from the start of the tour
- Lunch on 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.
Getting There - General Information
Getting There - Via Athens
Getting There - Via Santorini
Return Travel from Koufonissi
Accommodation Whilst Travelling
The 'Greek Cyclades Short Swims' trip is new for 2018. As soon as we have run our first trip, we will share some customer reviews here.