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Open water swimming vacation trip on gulet
Combining a vacation trip with swimming in open water is a great way to travel, see new places and meet new friends. One great thing about swimmers is that they LOVE water and especially swimming in the open water. Therefore it was to our advantage that we had not just a sea full of water…
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Swimming and Sailing Cruise Trip in October
Our swimming and sailing vacation cruise continues in the warm Mediterranean in October. Our morning started in the cooling shade of the large cliffs surrounding the gulet. A bit windy conditions meant a more challenging start to the swim before the second half where mother nature took our side and we were propelled gulet-wards by…
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Mediterranean Swim Cruise Luxury Travel Vacation
As the sun started to emerge over the hills, swimmers were gathering excitedly on the deck. Tea coffee and fruit fuelled our first swim of the day, just over 2km along Marmaris Yildiz island back towards the gulet and the promise of a delicious breakfast. Shrieks of excitement notified us of turtle and octopus sightings.…
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Open water swimming in Croatia was excellent
Feedback from a guest on our Croatian island-hopping open water swimming trip, August 2019: Thank you so much for such a brilliant week in Croatia last week. Hotel Spongiola, Strel, Valentina and Toby were all absolutely brilliant, the organisation was really well thought out and executed. Valentina and Toby were very accommodating to all guests…
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Croatia Island Hopping Swimming Review
The following review was sent to us by two guests who were on our Croatia swimming holiday in July 2019. Read about their experience below: We have just returned from our Croatia swimming holiday (13 – 19 July 2019) hosted by Valentina, Georgia and Angelo.  We had a wonderful time and would like to pass on our thanks…
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Turkey Cruise Swim Trip Review: May 2019
We want to share with you a guest review for our Turkey swim cruise trip. Jo did the trip in May this year and has written about her experience. Turkey is a beautiful country to visit and a fantastic location for our swim cruise trips. Here is Jo's review for the Lycian way cruise, May…
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Group Swimming Week on Symi Island, Greece
Swimming on Symi island, Greece This past week on Symi island, Greece, we hosted a great open water swimming group from Melbourne, Australia. Most of the guests have done our trips in the past and regularly come to Europe to swim in open water. Greek island hopping has been on their list for a while…
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Swimming trips in the Mediterranean in May
Our 2019 swimming trips have started in Kas, Turkey and on our Swim-Sail cruise and here are some of the things we did during the first weeks. Day 1 of the trip did not disappoint! During the first swim, everybody saw a sea turtle and were able to admire it as it swam by. We…
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Best open water swimming locations in Mediterranean Turkey
Discover the best open water swimming locations in Mediterranean Turkey. Photos were taken on our recent trip during 11-17 May, 2019 on the Lycian Coast. Kaputas beach and Blue Cave (Mavi Magara) Swimming Kas islands (Adalar) Swimming the Lycian Coast - Inönü Bay Swimming in Aperlai - Sunken City
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Swimming vacation around Dubrovnik islands in Croatia
The Trip of a Lifetime. Swim vacations offer Masters swimmers the opportunity to explore beautiful open water destinations. “Follow the shoreline for 1 kilometer to the mouth of the bay,” says Borut Strel. co-founder of the swim vacation company Strel Swimming Adventures. “We’ll rendezvous there before we go across.” Clad from head to toe in…
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Top 10 sea swimming holiday places in Turkey
Top 10 sea swimming holiday places in Southern Turkey (Lycian Coast) Güvercin Island - Kas Peninsula (Antalya). Limanagzi Bay - Kas. Gemiler Island - St. Nicolas. Gokayya Bay - near Kekova island. Kekova islands near Simena castle. Aperlai Bay - Lykia. UfakDere Bay - Lykia. Kas-Kastellorizo - Five Islands. Sogut Bay. Bozburun Peninsula, Ada Boğazı.…
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Lake Powell Best Swim Vacation
As an avid recreational swimmer, I was surprised but thrilled to find an exclusive outdoor "swim vacation" advertised. Although I would have loved to travel to Europe, I decided to stay stateside and booked my trip to Lake Powell. In anticipation of my trip, I repeatedly watched the website videos, hoping that my experience would…
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Swimming Lakes in Slovenia
Read an amazing adventure article about swimming lakes in Slovenia with the legendary marathon swimmer Martin Strel. Writer Kate travels on our 4-day swimming holiday trip as a guest to experience what it takes to swim across Lake Bled, Bohinj, Predil and Soca river. Martin Strel doesn’t look like an elite athlete. When I meet…
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Stand up paddle boarding in Europe
Join the stand up paddle boarding trend by joining us on a trip in Mediterranean Europe. Stand up paddle boarding is an activity that compliments our swimming trips in the Mediterranean. If you want to travel and exercise on the open water, whether on lakes or the sea, then swimming and stand up paddle boarding…
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Swimming holidays for singles
I have always been a keen swimmer and decided to travel on a holiday on my own as a single person. So when I took up open water swimming last summer I wanted a new challenge and adventure in the water. Without initially knowing what to expect, I went on to develop a love for open…
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Martin Strel – Fish Man – Superhumans
Stan Lee’s documentary about Martin Strel, SUPERHUMANS - FISH MAN, hits 1.3 million views on Youtube This Superhumans documentary is about our founder, Martin Strel. Stan Lee's Superhumans TV series was first aired on the History Channel. Stan Lee was a renowned comic book creator and is remembered for creating many iconic Marvel superheroes including…
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Best Swimming Towels
Best Swimming Towels We have been thinking about what are the best swimming towels to throw in your bag to take with you to your swim. It may seem unimportant to some, however many people may have to carry their kit around with them after their session, so something lightweight that dries quickly is key.…
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Swimmer Completes Ice Mile Swim Challenge
Our guest from our Montenegro trip, Jane Mulderrig, has recently achieved a great extreme ice mile swimming feat. She swam a mile in 31:26 min in the water temperature of 2.73C in the Harthill Reservoir near Sheffield, UK. Imagine swimming for a few minutes in this temperature in just your swimsuit, goggles and a hat!…
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