|04 Sep - 10 Sep, 2021||
|25 Sep - 01 Oct, 2021||
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Experience island-hopping swims around some of the most scenic islands in the Mediterranean
Stay off the beaten track, with quaint accommodation on the undiscovered island of Schinoussa.
Explore tunnels, arches, caves and dramatic underwater topography as we complete breathtaking coastal swims on several different islands
Enjoy a smaller group and shorter swim distances in the crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea
Savour the friendly local atmosphere and narrow streets in the small island village of Schinoussa
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.
From our base of Schinoussa in the heart of the archipelago, we have the opportunity to island-hop around the Cyclades, discovering their isolated beaches and breathtaking coastlines, as well as enjoying several crossings. Our beautifully remote Greek adventure will consist of exploring the unspoilt islands of Schinoussa, Fidousa, Iraklia, Kato Koufonisi and Keros.
With a combination of short crossings between islands and beautiful coastal swims, you’ll have the chance to explore the diverse scenery which exists in 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 short swims trip offers a combination of both coastal swims and classic short crossings. Distances average around 2-3km per day, so it’s equally suited to those who are relatively new to the open water and 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 advice with video playback
- Six nights accommodation
- Overnight Stay Tax
- All breakfasts
- All lunches (excluding day 4)
What's not included?
- Travel to and from the start of the tour
- Lunch on day 4
- Evening meals
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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.
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This trip is one of the best. The swimming and locations are amazing. I never thought I'd do the same trip twice but I'll make an exception for this one!Ellen M, UK - 2019
[Guides] Telle and Marlys were fantastic - knowledgeable, fun, encouraging, dedicated, brilliant swimmers, great company and overall amazing people.Jessica W, UK - 2019
The scenery above and below the water was simply stunning. With the guides help I have grown in confidence and ability. I’m looking forward to holidaying with SwimTrek again in the future.Jo S, UK - 2018
Exceeded my expectations. Not just excellent swimming, the enjoyment of which was much enhanced by the coaching but the people who participated were all great!Reed K, Germany - 2018
A swim to satisfy your soul!Bernice L, Australia - 2018