Dear swimmer!
We look forward to seeing you soon on our swimming trip to Symi island, Greece. Your lead guide for this trip will be Borut Strel and you can contact him on +38631648750. Other guides will be: Nina Strel and Aoife Doran.

You can also reach Hotel Pedi Beach at: [email protected], +302246071981.

Meeting Time:
First day of the trip at 10.00 am at Pedi Bech Hotel, Symi Island, Greece. We know that some of you are arriving a day earlier on 09.June and we are happy to meet everyone there at 18.30 on 09.June. If for some reason you cannot arrive by that time, it is fine and we will meet you the next day.

The first swimming day out with the boat out will start at 11.30 am on 10.June.

Google Map:

Finish Time:
Last day of the trip at 10 am.

Travel Info:
You need to travel to Symi island, Greece. The best way to get there is via Rhodes island.

Ferry companies Rhodes – Symi:
Ferry times search and booking online:
Dodekanisos Seaways:
Sea Dreams:
Anes Ferries:
Blue Star Ferries:

Once you get to Symi port –  Yialos, you need to make a short 10 min car drive to Pedi Bay (the distance is about 3km). You can use a local taxi (6 Euro) or even better contact hotel by email in advance ([email protected]) that you are coming with a ferry (arrival time and ferry company) and hotel car/van will wait for you. Hotel transfer is free of charge. The driver holds a sign – board Pedi Beach Hotel.

Extra hotel nights:
If you require additional nights please contact hotel Pedi Beach at: [email protected]

Important Tips:
a) PDF Trip Notes file:

b) The local currency is Euro and ATM’s are available at Symi island. Hotel is safe and it takes card payments.

c) Please upload your travel health insurance to your account online. We also advise you to have a printed copy with you on paper. This is a requirement to swim with us! See our website for more info:

d) Towel. We provide you with our own Strel Swimming towel, so you do not need to bring it along.

e) Please bring along your USB stick/drive, so we can give you our video swimming stroke analysis clip.

We hope you all enjoy our Symi swimming odyssey! Please don’t hesitate to ask if you have any further questions.

The warm Mediterranean sea is waiting for you!

Best regards and safe travels,

Strel Swimming Team