Open Water Swim Experience

Have you always wanted to experience sea or lake swimming?

Want to get into open water swimming? This course is for you, we make it easy for you to get in the water and start swimming outdoors. 

From no-idea to no-fear in one day on our dry-land and water-based Introduction to Open Water Swimming course based at the heart of the best wild swimming in the country. 

With small groups and friendly, experienced coaches this is the perfect introduction to open water swimming for beginners. 

Swim Ability & Fitness Level: Suitable for complete beginners to open water as well as swimmers who want a refresher or confidence builder.

Our lake is a hidden gem in the Granada region, Experience the very best swimming in the clear, clean water. 

We will provide tow floats and kayak support along with coaching and technique guidance.

Swimming in the clear blue Mediterranean in the Costa del Sol has to be experienced. We have a number of special locations to choose from depending on your group needs. 

Our Lake and Sea swimming locations are ideal for an introduction to open water swimming, and our venues provides safe and sheltered swimming in a beautiful location. It is here that we’ll introduce you to the wonderful world of wild swimming, covering aspects of safety and the basics of open water swimming that will give you a good foundation upon which to build your future swimming adventures.

Throughout the morning we will cover around 1,500m of swimming (depending on your aspirations), with regular breaks as well as the option to take a guided swim to the caves to see the wild life. The whole aim is a fun and information-packed session to build confidence and inspire.

Who is the experience day suitable for?

The Introduction to Open-water swimming course is suitable for complete beginners to open water who are making the transition out of the pool, as well as outdoor swimmers who want to refresh their skills. Whether you’ve just entered your first swim event, triathlon or you simply want to enjoy wild swimming for pure enjoyment, this course is for you.

Introduction to Open Water Swimming Course Brief Itinerary

The Introduction to Open water Swimming course includes both dry land and in-water sessions. We will email you course details upon booking.

On the day we’ll meet you at the swimming venue at 08:45 or if you are staying at the villa we will transport you to the venue in our mini bus. We will sign you in, fit you up with a wetsuit if you have hired one, and give you a safety briefing. We will then head to the water and get swimming!

Once in the water, we will cover all of the basics including how to deal with any swimming anxiety, swimming technique, how to approach competitive events as well as how to just enjoy the experience of swimming outdoors. Our session is run by very friendly and experienced local, qualified coaches who are there to support you and build your confidence in a fun and safe environment.

Our day will end at about 12:00 with some well-earned tapas and a drink, a chance to recap what we’ve covered, and to plan your future wild swimming adventures.

What’s Included: Friendly qualified guides, full safety cover, land, and water-based instruction, loan of a two float, free swim cap, tapas, and hot drink, & lots of smiles guaranteed.

Wetsuit is mandatory and tow float can be purchased if you would like your own for future swims.

Swim wetsuit hire is available for just €20 & can be booked in advance (subject to availability).

The swim experience is €90 per person.

We can also arrange B&B accommodation at our two Villas in Competa. Please enquire for details and prices.



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