Swimming the Croatian islands near Sibenik, Croatia
10 Best Swimming Locations in Croatia
Croatia has over 1000 islands and is widely known as a popular travel destination in Europe. Many come to Croatia in the summer months for sailing or family holidays, but we focus on the best swimming locations in Croatia. The water temperatures in the Adriatic sea, lakes and rivers reach up to 25C in the…
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Swimming Around Islands in Croatian Dalmatia
I think you will agree, 2020 has been an interesting year. With nothing going as expected, and travel restrictions in place for a good portion of the year, getting the chance to visit Croatia, be in the fresh sea air and swim in the crystal clear blue the Adriatic Sea provided some much-needed rest and…
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Croatian Island Hopping Swimming Holiday
We hope you are well and enjoying the summer temperatures. We are currently running our week-long guided swimming trips in Croatia and everyone greatly enjoys the holiday experience. This year is different from previous years as fewer people travel around, but those who come are having the best experience with us! Airlines have restarted flights…
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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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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…
Swimming Croatian Islands from the Air
See this amazing drone footage of our guests swimming Croatian islands. On our recent trips in Croatia and Montenegro, we captured some amazing aerial drone footage. Our swimmers are island hopping and also swimming along Croatian islands as well as the other areas that we visit. All clips are filmed during our swimming holidays along the Croatian Dalmatian…
Trying Out Open Water Swimming
Open water swimming is gaining in popularity, especially after the 10 km swim was introduced into the London 2012 Olympics. Based on recent studies in the United Kingdom, swimming is the fastest growing national sport. Survey shows that participation in football continues to decrease year to year to 4% of the population and that 94%…
Inspiring story from our Croatian swimming trip
Our guest Lynne uses a wheelchair to get around and she came to swim with us in Croatia and greatly enjoyed it. Please read her story about her experience. We had a fantastic time on our Croatian Island Hopping holiday. I enjoyed myself much more than I had dared to hope I might! So where…