|29 Nov - 02 Dec, 2021||
|03 Dec - 06 Dec, 2021||
|07 Dec - 10 Dec, 2021||
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Dive deep into the tropical waters of Puerto Rico and discover astounding variations of scenery, from crumbling karst outcrops to reef-encrusted islands and stunning dry forests
Experience escorted swims with expert guides and journey out to the island of Cayo Real, directly in front of Esperanza village - a haven for a diverse variety of sea life
Stay on the island of Vieques at the unique El Block Hotel, head to the incredible Bioluminescent Bay and discover hidden wonders with fellow swimmers
Puerto Rico boasts an astounding diversity of landscapes, from misty rainforests, crumbling outcrops of karst country, to reef-encrusted desert islands and withering dry forests. Add in the breathtaking scenery, unparalleled beauty, unexplored spaces and the laid-back lifestyle and it is a great place to explore and swim on this short swimming escape.
We are based on the island of Vieques, home to a pristine wildlife refuge and one of nature’s most mind-boggling spectacles - the glowing waters of the world’s brightest bioluminescent bay. We swim on three of the four coastlines and get a great sense of what a special place the island of Vieques truly is.
Who is this trip for?
This trip is for swimmers who want to explore both extended reefs and lagoons in a protected environment, where you can see the sea bottom most of the time. This remote location is ideally situated to discover both exciting swims and unusual wildlife and offers the chance for swimmers to disconnect and enjoy an uninterrupted swimming holiday.
Swimmers should have a basic understanding of open water swimming and be capable of completing the average swim distance of 3 km, prior to the start of the trip. The average daily swim distance is around 5½ km (split over two swims).
We have given this trip a ‘Leisurely’ grading designed for people who want to swim at a more relaxed pace and enjoy the scenery.
- Fully guided swimming holiday in Puerto Rico
- Three nights accommodation at the unique El Blok Hotel
- Full safety escort and support from expert swim guides
- All breakfasts and two lunches
What's not included?
Tailor-made SwimTrek Trips
This trip can also be offered as tailor-made experience. The date of travel and itinerary can be adjusted to suit you. For more information, contact us with the dates you'd like and number of people taking part. We'll be in touch to chat about putting together your dream swimming experience.
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 pilots will determine the most suitable swim locations each day and will communicate the plan with all guests as soon as possible.