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Best Lakes to Swim in Europe
Fancy something a bit different for your next best summer holiday? Here´s an idea. Why not trade crowded sands and salty seas for calm, sparkling waters and glorious mountain views? Picture this: sun-dappled lakes fringed by beautiful olde world towns, flanked by forests and overlooked by majestic mountain ranges. That´s the scene that awaits you…
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Swim-Sail gulet cruise trip review with Strel Adventures
Our Swim-Sail trip with Strel Swim Adventures off the coast of Turkey was the most relaxing and exhilarating vacation we have experienced. Our expectations were exceeded on so many counts: quality of guides, fellow swimmers, boat accommodations, and the water we swam in. This article is written by our guest Dorothy from the USA. Quality…
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Five days of Croatian island-hopping swimming
Read a great article written by our guest, professional writer and avid open water swimmer. She came from Toronto, Canada to do our five day Croatian island hopping swimming holiday. I love to swim. Pools are fine, but my real passion is swimming in open water. I’m fortunate to live a stone’s throw from one…
Swimming holiday in Kas, Turkey
This week we have been swimming in Kas, Turkey. You can see from our amazing drone footage how clear and beautiful the water is. A swimmers' paradise, Kas offers super swimming spots in south west Turkey. The water is an amazing colour so it was tempting to just jump in! Kas town was fantastic, very…
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New Swim and Sail swimming holiday in Turkey
We had a great 2015 season and it was our first year running swimming trips in Southern Turkey. All went very well and we have doubled the number of trips for 2016 season. We were especially pleased with our swimming and sailing cruise trip in Turkey. Our inaugural trip went very smoothly and offered living…
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London Tooting Bec Cold Water Swimming Championships 2017
For the last 4 events in a row we have been part of this unique cold water swimming event at Tooting Bec Lido in London. The event takes place every second year in January in this large open water lido - unheated pool. The size of the pool is 100 by 30 yards or 92…
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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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Montenegro swimmers meet gold medalist from Rio 2016
During one of our swimming trips in Montenegro 2016, we were lucky and felt extremely privileged to meet Dusan Mandic, the son of our wonderful boat captain Budo. Dusan has played water polo for Serbia for several years and this past summer won his first olympic gold medal in Rio! He was visiting his family…
Swimming holiday locations captured by drone
We have put together a great drone clip of the amazing swimming holiday locations where we operate In the year of 2016 we did some amazing adventure swimming holiday trips. We edited some of our drone clips to show you places where we swim. The list below is the locations from the clip: 1) Croatian…