One of the best locations for open-water swimming!
Europe’s newest sports training destination, Cyprus has everything that you need for the perfect sports holiday! Great weather, beautiful and safe swim locations, and a World Class coach to help you in your journey.
Whether this is your first open-water swim race or you are a more experienced swimmer who wants to visit Cyprus to improve your fitness and open-water swimming skills while having fun with like-minded people, this camp is for you!
Our aim for the week is for each athlete to learn while having fun and make new memories to take back to their home or club. Our coach will work with you on your open-water technique and endurance during our pool and open-water sea swim sessions, and dry land and stretching exercises.
Our focus will be on:
- Stroke Skills
- Breathing Technique
- Mass Start Strategy
- Finish Loop
This 4-night camp is based at 3* Park Beach Hotel in Limassol, Cyprus, with a full board meal plan. The hotel is located just steps away from the warm mediterranean sea and only a few meters away from the Limassol Municipality 50M pool. Other hotel facilities include a gym and spa with a sauna as well as a pool for relaxing after a hard day’s training.
|LCA AIRPORT||Transfer time: 45 mins|
|PFO AIRPORT||Transfer time: 50 mins|
|WEAR||Swimwear, goggles, and swim caps. Don’t forget the sunscreen!|
About the event: Cyprus Swim Series combines sports, racing, and tourism in a safe and well-organized open water challenge. With an impressive choice of accommodation options paired with a safe and friendly atmosphere, participants, as well as spectators from abroad, can enjoy an International Open Water event in the heart of autumn. Whether you are a beginner in open-water swimming or an elite professional in the sport this event is for you!
In 2022 Cyprus Swim Series hosts two distances of 3 km and 5Km making this an ideal event for triathletes and other endurance athletes as well as swimmers.
Day 1: Wednesday
- Check In
- Meet & Greet Reception
- Camp Presentation
Day 2: Thursday
- Pool Swim Session: Improving your freestyle technique. Changing body position and breathing.
- Swim Session: Race start strategies. Coping with the fear of a mass open water start.
Day 3: Friday
- Swim Session: Adaptation in relation to other swimmers. Spead and tactic adjustment
- Swim Session: Race conditions analysis. Race tactics in relation to weather conditions and participation numbers.
Day 4: Saturday
- Swim Session: Day before the race preparation. Race rules presentation; Trouble signaling, Tactics around the buoy, Finishing loop practice
- Afternoon off
Day 5: Sunday
- Early Breakfast
- Limassol Open Water Marathon
- Awards Ceremony
- Check Out
Park Beach Hotel
This trip is well suited to non-training partners and families. The 3-star resort has an abundance of activities and amenities, including multiple pools, game rooms, restaurants, and a luxury spa. The hotel is within walking distance to the beach and the port, which are bustling with shops and restaurants. Other island activities include hiking, touring and camel-back riding.
2. Single travellers and twin to share
Single travellers are welcome on all our camps, holidays and tours! We trust that you will have a great time and meet like minded people. As a single traveller you can have a single room or if you want to avoid the single supplement we can pair you up with another rider (of the same sex) so you can join us without having to pay extra.
3. Getting There
Transfers from and to Pafos International Airport (PFO) are included in your package. However, if you need to travel to Larnaca International Airport (LCA) a number of options are also available. Please look at our Larnaca Transfers page for further information.
4. What to Bring
All swimmers will need to bring fins and snorkel. Either bring your own if you have it, or please order your kit from us and it will be waiting for you on your arrival. We recommend and sell Finis Zoomers or Z2, and Finis snorkels. We have plenty of kick boards and pull buoys so there is no need to bring them. Bring your goggles (we have a range of mirrored and tinted goggles for sale at the pool), swimsuits, caps and plenty of waterproof, high protection sunscreen at FACTOR 50.
Packages include Full Board catering can be tailored to suit vegetarian, vegan and other diets. Please get in touch to let us know about your special dietary requirements.
6. General, visa, passport and health information
7. Medical certificate
To participate in one of our camps you need to fill in medical form or have a medical certificate signed by your doctor within the last year from the camp date. You can find the medical form here.
8. Travel Insurance
For details of specialist sports travel insurance for our travel packages, please visit our insurance page. Please make sure that your travel insurance policy covers sport events and holidays participation before you travel. You can also check our services page for additional information.
9. How to Book
Click on the Book Now at the top right hand of the page. At time of booking we require a non-refundable deposit per person plus any applicable entry fee. The balance of your travel package must be paid, at the latest, 4 weeks before departure to avoid the cancellation of your trip. Please look here for our full booking terms.