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Loreto-Mexico Swimming Trip Reflections
I have just completed my first week of swim vacation guiding in Loreto - Mexico, having previously guided in Slovenia and Croatia. Loreto national park is simply stunning. FROM ISLAND TO ISLAND A short 30-40 minute boat trip takes you to one of three islands (Carmen, Coronado, Danzante) with crystal clear turquoise waters with rich…
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10 Best Swimming Places in Slovenia
r,Slovenia is not widely known as a popular outdoor swimming destination in Europe. However, there are several great open water swimming locations and hidden spots that you may have never heard of. We have put together a guide for the best 10 swimming spots in Slovenia.  We also organise guided 4-day Slovenia swimming holiday trips.…
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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 in Tenerife Sea Canary Islands
Tenerife is a stunning holiday destination with all year round sunshine. The climate is perfect for open water swimming in the Tenerife sea, where average air temperatures range between 17 C and 24 C with sea temperatures rarely dropping far below 20 C. Wind speeds (often from Sahara desert) vary more widely during the year…
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Tips for Planning Swimming Holiday This Summer
Are you tired of working from home, ongoing lockdowns and cannot wait for summer vacations 2021? You are not alone. Look no further and explore our adventure swimming holiday trips in the open waters! We swim in the lakes, rivers and mostly in the blue Mediterranean sea. From Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Montenegro, Arizona and more. Here…
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Best Swimming Locations in Montenegro
Montenegro is one of the fastest-growing travel destinations in the world and offers a breathtaking landscape, dramatic fjord views and some of the best swimming locations. This former Yugoslavian country also offers several fantastic open water swimming locations. You can swim in the beautiful Adriatic sea inside the Bay of Kotor and Tivat (known as…
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The Wall Street Journal swimming article – Turkish Lycian Coast trip
American writer and open water swimmer Kathleen Hughes traveled to Turkey during October 2020 to experience our swimming vacation trip in the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean. The Wall Street Journal has published the feature article about her first-hand experience of what it takes to travel from California to Southern Turkey during lockdown to join…
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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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Open water swimming trips 2020
We hope you all had a great New Year and now it is time to set some new challenges and goals for the year ahead. We have allocated more than 70 open water swimming trips in 6 countries (Greece, Croatia, Turkey, Montenegro, Slovenia, Arizona) which you can check on our new 2021 swimming trip calendar.…
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Top 20 photos from Greek island hopping swimming trips
We finished 10 amazing sea swimming trips on Symi island, Greece in the year 2019! Please see below the top 20 selected photos taken on our guided trips (Symi Swimming Odyseey) around this remote Greek island in the southern Mediterranean. The 2019 year has been a record-breaking swimming season for us and we hosted many…
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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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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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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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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…
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Swimming around Obonjan island in Croatia
Obonjan island is a beautiful gem in the Croatian Adriatic sea. It is located centrally in the Sibenik archipelago about 6 km from the mainland. Swimming around Obonjan island is absolute heaven but there is much more to know about this special place. The island was taken over in 1972 by the Scout movement and was known…
Best Fitness Holidays in Europe from Men’s Fitness Magazine
Best Fitness Holidays Below is an extract from Men's Fitness Magazine about the best fitness holidays in Europe. Our Croatian Island Hopping trip is recommended. Life is short, and holidays are even shorter. Reject the limits of the mini-break and invest in a swim holiday that will leave you invigorated - and in better shape…