Enjoy an unforgettable swimming holiday in the clear, turquoise waters of the Greek Islands
Explore a breathtaking variety of caves, tunnels, arches and underwater topography
Complete a range of stunning coastal swims and adventurous crossings between both inhabited and uninhabited islands
Relax and unwind aboard our very own SwimTrek yacht between swims
Discover the charm and beauty of the laid-back Greek culture and spectacular landscapes of Milos and its surrounding islands
This stunning Greek Island swimming holiday gives you the opportunity to explore the beautiful volcanic coastline of Milos. Featuring spectacular sea caves, tunnels and breathtaking arches, Milos and its surrounding islands are an open geological museum just waiting to be explored.
The beautiful views and incredible geology that you will experience on this trip, both above and below the water, are some of the most spectacular that exist anywhere in the Mediterranean. From the deep, clear waters of the Aegean Sea to the white sand beaches and imposing rock formations that define the islands in this corner of the world, Milos is an idyllic location for open water swimmers.
Accompanied by our very own SwimTrek yacht throughout the week, this trip features a combination of stunning coastal swims and adventurous crossings to both inhabited and uninhabited islands. Combined with the spectacular island landscapes and the laid-back Greek culture, this SwimTrek adventure embraces the sense of exploration and discovery that we live by every day.
Who is this trip for?
This trip is designed for swimmers who enjoy both coastal swims and crossings as well as exploring sea caves, tunnels and various arches on our coastal swims. The pace of swimming is often slightly slower than usual due to the abundance of underwater vistas and caves and tunnels to explore.
Swimmers should have a basic understanding of open water swimming and are capable of completing the average daily swim distance of around 5km (split over a minimum of two swims) prior to the start of the trip.
- Fully guided swimming holiday in Milos, Greece
- Swim guides and full safety escort on all swims
- Six nights' accommodation
- Six breakfasts
- Six lunches, including picnics on our yacht and quiet beaches, as well as traditional Greek lunches in local tavernas
What's not included?
- Travel to and from the start of the tour
- 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
A truly life changing experience. The chance to swim with people from across the world and develop your technique whilst soaking up the culture and sun.Helen K, Netherlands - 2018
Just magic - I enjoyed every minute of the trip which was ten times better than anything I had imagined. Thanks to my fellow swimmers, our guides, the crew and the paradise that is Milos.Liz G, Australia - 2018
We thought our first SwimTrek holiday was the best ever, but this year's Milos Explorer surpassed it! Every day was an amazing swim and our guides, crew and fellow swimmers were all great fun. Can't wait until next year!Alix D, Australia - 2018
This trip is one for the memory bank. You will love the location, the swimming, the mix of challenges and fun. The guides were great and most of the people on the tour were return visitors. Can't wait to start planning my next SwimTrek adventure.Kerry O, Australia - 2018
Caves, swim-throughs and crystal clear water. Milos can't be beaten.Charlotte S, UK - 2017
If you are a novice swimmer like me and wondering if you should do Swimtrek, stop wondering - just do it.Mark G, Ireland - 2017
Milos Explorer surpassed all the expectations I held for it . It was far more than just a swimming holiday , it was a spiritual , holistic experience with lots of fun and exploration mixed in . I have returned from this holiday refreshed , feeling so well , so fit and so relaxed . What else can you ask for in a holiday ?Gráinne O, Ireland - 2017
I loved it - would recommend to anyone who loves swimming - I want to book a fourth next year! Thanks SwimTrek!Liz J, UK - 2017
An all round fantastic trip with superb guidance and support throughout.Antonia S, UK - 2017
A perfect way to spend a holiday! Great guides, awesome location, and many new friends.Roger T, USA - 2017
Best vacation I've ever had!Liz B, USA - 2017
I had a fantastic experience. The hotel was lovely, the swims were great and the scenery was spectacular. Our leaders Sian & Tas were well-organised, relaxed and entertaining. What more could you want?Richard V, Spain - 2017