Enjoy an unforgettable swimming holiday in Montenegro, surrounded by a breathtaking mountain back drop
Relax in a beautifully restored former palace with outstanding views
Explore the famous Plava Špilja (Blue Grotto)
Swim towards the Albanian border in the stunning Lake Skadar
Montenegro is one of the few locations in the world where you can swim in four different types of open water in the space of less than a week. On this warm-water swimming holiday, you’ll have the chance to swim in fjords, lakes, rivers and the sea, as you explore the spectacular scenery and rich history that Montenegro has to offer.
Explore hidden coves, tranquil lakes, and beautiful coastline as we take in some of Montenegro's finest landscapes from a truly unique perspective. With imposing mountains rising out of the area's fjords, this is a unique opportunity to discover the breathtaking natural beauty of such a scenic and historic corner of the European continent. From a swim in the famous 'blue cave' of Plava Špilja to swims across the Bay of Kotor and island hopping between monasteries in Lake Skadar, this trip is filled with amazing swimming experiences which will stay with you long after your last stroke in the water.
At the end of each day, you will have the chance to relax and unwind in a refurbished former palace in the historical town of Perast. The beautiful Perast Palace offers stunning accommodation, with a wide range of room options, an open-air terrace, and picture-perfect views of the breathtaking Bay of Kotor.
Who is this trip for?
This trip is ideal for guests who are keen to swim in a full range of open water types, from lakes and rivers to fjords and the sea. Swimmers should have a basic understanding of open water swimming and be 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 Montenegro
- Swim guides and full safety escort on all swims
- Technique advice with video playback
- Six nights accommodation
- All breakfasts
- All lunches (Excluding day six)
What's not included?
- Travel to and from the start of the tour
- Lunch on day six
- 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.
Getting There - General Information
Option 1: Travel via Dubrovnik
Option 2: Travel via Tivat
SwimTrek holidays are everything I wished for, but didn't know even existed until 5 years ago - and I have been a devotee ever since. Their locations and guides are second to none and I plan to swim with them well into old age! Thank you SwimTrek!Susan B, UK - 2019
My swim trek experience in Montenegro completely excelled all my expectations. Each day was a new and exciting discovery of different locations and waters the team were exceptional and experienced. The trip was fun , challenging and relaxing all in one and utterly beautiful. I’d go again in a heartbeat!Chantal C, UK - 2019
This trip way exceeded my expectations - everything about it was superb. The accommodation and food (both on and off the boat) were fabulous and ensured we were always ready for our next adventure. The swims were amazing; all different, breathtaking scenery, safety a priority, closely followed by support and reassurance from our fantastic guides. The guides made it for me though - professional, knowledgable, supportive and fun. I felt completely safe and therefore relaxed the whole time. A great trip and I can’t wait for the next one. Already planning......... thank you.Helen E, UK - 2019
Have you ever been on holiday and felt desperate to swim across a lake, bay or along a coast and no one will do it with you? Join a SwimTrek and everyone is as eager as you to swim all day and the guides make it a safe and rewarding experience!Oonagh E, Netherlands - 2019
Amazing, amazing, amazing! One of the best weeks of my life. I made friends, swam in beautiful waters, had the best guides, the best food and accommodation.Thank you! Can't wait for my next Swim Trek adventure.Jane R, UK - 2019
SwimTrek opened my eyes and all my other senses to the wonders of open water swimming. As a regular ocean swimmer from Sydney the mix of lake, river, fjords and open ocean amongst stunning scenery of Montenegro has changed future travel plans for the foreseeable future - SwimTrek all the way!Rachel S, Australia - 2019
A week of SwimTrek in Montenegro exceeded all my expectations. To swim in such stunning locations with great guides and a fun group of new friends was an amazing experience that I feel grateful to have experienced.Aileen F. IRL-2018
This trip reminded me of why swimming is good for my soul.Alex L, Germany - 2018
This was an amazing week that exceeded my expectationsBarbara H. USA- 2018
If you love to swim and love to travel, SwimTrek is the vacation for you. Go by yourself, or take 14 of your best swimming friends, like I did. Either way, you can't beat the friendliness and quality of service, the local knowledge of the water environment, the swim expertise of the guides, and above-all, the safety standards and guidelines that are adhered to. SwimTrek, you have 15 new fans for life!Kelly S. USA- 2018
This was a magical vacation. So perfect with the swim, hikes, food and drink!! My perfect vacation!Sue P, UK- 2018
Variety of swims, warmth of welcome and accommodation makes this trip a must for all SwimTrek addicts.Nicky C. UK- 2018
Swimming in the only Mediterranean fjord, was just an outstanding experience.Philipp H. GER- 2018