Financial Times SwimQuest Review

SwimQuest in the Financial Times

We’ve been hard at work trying to create exceptional holidays to suit guests of all abilities and swimming backgrounds, and we’re delighted that this hasn’t gone unnoticed. Below you can find some of our recent press coverage.


SwimQuest in US’ Outside Magazine (July 2019) Like the rest of us, Tom Vanderbilt was dreaming of a new kind of vacation. He wanted adventure and a physical challenge, but also a trip that would appeal to his wife and young daughter. The answer: swimming in the open ocean, day after wet, wild day … Read the article here >

SwimQuest in Vogue (June 2019) Jancee Dunn falls in love with the open water around the Abacos in The Bahamas.

SwimQuest in Getaway Magazine Helen Wayne explains why everyone falls in love with our favourite Greek island. Read the article here

SwimQuest in Outdoor Enthusiast magazine Tom Sutton finds inner peace (and a few mouthfuls of seawater) on his first swimming holiday
Read the article on p40 here

SwimQuest in the Financial Times Pamela Goodman reports on her time in Formentera on an Improvers’ tour. “SwimQuest prides itself on undertaking any swimming challenge”.
Download the article here

SwimQuest in the Guardian’s “Top 10 best swimming holidays around the world”. Lago D’Orta and Lake Annecy featured in the Guardian’s list of recommendations.

Travel & Leisure Magazine features our ever-popular Greek Mathraki Island tour: “Mathraki’s solitude makes it perfect for sea swimmers who need not fear the hordes of yachts which descend on Corfu at this time of year.”Read the article here (skip to page 82 to read about SwimQuest)

SwimQuest in Outdoor Swimmer Magazine (formerly H2Open) Our swim guide Alice gives us insight into what life is like as a swim guide on our remote island of Mathraki. Read the article here.

SwimQuest in The Oldie Magazine Michael Barber recounts his experience on our Cassie Patten trip to Mathraki. “You can’t, I said, teach an old sea dog new tricks. I was wrong.”
Read the article here – page 1, page 2

SwimQuest is ‘one of the top activity holidays for 2015’ according to The Sunday Telegraph’s Stella Magazine. “By the end of the week I managed to swim 4km in open water (I’d only ever swam a mile before) and felt energised – and excited for my next open-water adventure.”
Read the article here

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