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UK Cold Water Swimming Championships 2019
Cold Water Swimming Champs 2019- Tooting Bec Lido, London, UK Update: Race results in PDF: Tooting Bec Lido, London, UK - 26 January 2019 Freestyle 90m CWSC 2019 results  Ice Butterly 30m CWSC 2019 results Freestyle 30m CWSC 2019 results Head-up Breaststroke 30m CWSC 2019 results Team relays CWSC 2019 results We were certainly impressed by the ability of the…
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Why Swimming in Budapest spas is so good
Why swimming in Budapest spas is so good The Hungarian capital of Budapest is the epitome of European spa and bath thermal pools and springs. People have been swimming in the spas for hundreds of years. The spa swimming and bathing history goes back into 15th century (500 years old) when the Turks brought this culture…
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Croatian short swimming holiday
Due to increased interest for our Croatian island hopping trips, we have decided to introduce a Croatian short swimming holiday. This 5-day swimming trip allows you to plan your budget in advance and also gives you a chance to explore following the trip. Croatia offers so much to see and do and we believe that…
Swimming the Yugoslavian submarine tunnels
The Balkans, previously known as The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY), offers some amazing adventure swimming spots for holidays, exploration and discovery. Dive in back into history! Yugoslavia was a union of six republics formed into a federation. Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia (including the regions of Kosovo and Vojvodina).…
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Flights to Ljubljana, Slovenia
New Flights to Ljubljana from UK British Airways has recently announced that they will run a new flight in order to connect London Heathrow and Ljubljana, Slovenia. This will fly between 15th July and 2nd September 2019 while flights to Ljubljana will run twice a week on Mondays and Fridays. BA are the third airline…
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Epic swimming and sailing gulet cruise
We have finished an epic swimming and sailing gulet cruise trip in Turkey with a great group of open water swimmers from Australia. Everyone enjoyed warm seas, averaging 25C, cracked a big variety of swims in some foul (a bit of chop) and fair seas (like a lake). We have swum in caves, along with…
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Open Water Swimming in Croatia is Amazing
As an experienced open water swimmer and water polo player, I was ecstatic to be offered work as an adventure swimming guide. Here are a few of my experiences and highlights from my summer working for Strel Swimming in Croatia. Krapanj is a beautiful, little island 450m away from the mainland. It is easily accessible…
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Mediterranean Swimming holidays 2018 – Croatia, Turkey, Montenegro, Greece
Join us in 2018 Come on our Mediterranean sea swimming holidays in Croatia, Turkey, Montenegro or Greece. Our 2018 swimming trips are now in full operation. We are currently finishing an unforgettable swim-sail trip in Turkey. Our Croatian islands trips have started and everyone is enjoying the warm waters. Next week we are starting our…
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Incredible Turkish Swim-Sail holiday
My mother and I both enjoy swimming and we wanted to go on an active but relaxing holiday together. The Turkey Swimming- Sailing holiday was just incredible, I cannot believe how much we both enjoyed it. We were a group of 10 together with two swimming guides and 5 boat crew members on-board. Guests were…
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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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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…
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Swim and Sail Cruise Photos from Turkey
We had a fantastic time with amazing people from all over the world on our recent Swim and Sail Cruise trips. Our swimming and cruising journey route was in southern Turkey between Gocek and Kekova. On the way we stopped at Gemiler island (Blue Lagoon), Kalkan, Kas, Aperlai, the 5 islands in front of Greek…
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Greece – Swim and Sail Cruise Holiday
We have introduced our Greek gulet based swimming holiday cruise trip in 2017. Living on the Mediterranean sea for a week offers a special and unique holiday experience. This trip gives us a chance to get in and swim straight from our luxurious liveaboard boat, have our own chef to cook meals for us and…
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