Challenge yourself with longer daily swim distances than other SwimTrek tours
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
Take the opportunity to discover even more of Montenegro’s natural beauty on this extended long swims holiday based in the picturesque Bay of Kotor. This unique adventure offers you the chance to swim in a variety of water types, from fjords and lakes to rivers and and the sea, as you experience the country’s stunning scenery and welcoming culture.
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.
If you would like to explore this part of the world, but are looking for slightly shorter swimming distances, please check out our Montenegro Fjords 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
Addictive!Margaret W, UK - 2019
I cannot express enough how amazing this trip was. Stunning scenery, lovely long swims in sea, lake and river and wonderful guides and fellow guests. Thank you.Catherine R, UK - 2019
Going on swim trek is like going on holiday to another planet. You are transported to a beautiful place with wonderful food, friendly and interesting people where swimming is everything and to experience a location in such a unique way and to return home relaxed, rejuvenated and refreshed. It is like an amazing swimming therapy! Thanks again Swim Trek for another amazing week!Jackie E, Australia - 2019
I just couldn't have been happier! I loved the week from start to finishBriony F. K-2018
My inaugural SwimTrek in Montenegro was a deep-blue dream, with lush settings, gorgeous accommodation, and delightful guides who expertly supported hours of soul-satisfying swims. SwimTrek exceeded my high expectations in every category, including value for money, safety awareness and the boost to my swimming confidence and technique.Sheila F. UK- 2018
I can’t think of a better way to spend my vacation time than going on a SwimTrek.Martha L. USA- 2018
I was told about SwimTrek a while ago and after my first experience, I can officially say I am addicted. Montenegro was mindblowing and beautifully picturesque.Tristan P. UK- 2018