Swimming
Sport
All Levels
Difficulty
August 2020
Dates
1 Day
Duration

The perfect location for open water swimming!

Choose one of the two distances of 3Km and 5Km and make this staycation ideal for open water swim experience. A safe venue and warm sea temperatures make this staycation concept the perfect opportunity to practice your open water swimming techniques and endurance with like-minded people in Paphos! And if you love it, you can claim the reduced entry fee to our open water swim event in Limassol that will take place on the 27th of September 2020!

START DAY Every Sunday
DURATION Two Hours
WEAR Swimsuits, goggles and caps. Don’t forget the sunscreen!
INCLUDED
Water support Lifeguard
Swim Cap Coffee Recovery
NOT INCLUDED
Personal Insurance
Personal Expences

 

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Staycation

Staycation - Open Water Swim

  • Arrivals
  • Pre-swim preparation
  • Open water swim session
  • Coffee recovery
  • Departures

Almyra Hotel

Live. Love. Laugh. Be. Almyra is a breath of fresh air for anyone seeking a holiday ‘less ordinary’: a chilled-chic design hotel flavoured with a splash of humour, a pinch of playfulness and a healthy dose of soul. With two in-sync experiences catering equally to on-style couples and fun-loving families, it’s all about carefree Mediterranean living with a cool, contemporary twist.
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1. Non swimmers

This trip is well suited to non-training partners and families. The 4 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.

5. Food

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

We encourage all our clients to check for passport and visa information. Additional information about health and safety while in Cyprus please visit the Cyprus Tourism Organization website.

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.

Geroskipou Sports Centre

The Sports Centre was built in 2005 according to International standards and can offer high quality training to professional and non-professional sport groups. International sports teams and individual athletes can fully focus on their off-season training, their event or on their pre-racing preparations. The Geroskipou Sports Centre is located within walking distance from most hotels in Kato Paphos area. 

Both the swimming pool and running track are equipped with a light gym and floodlights in order to allow night training while spacious car parking is available. The Geroskipou stadium abides by every modern sports facilities’ standards with its field lawn and track hosting both football games and athletics. It has a seating capacity for 3500 people, covered seats and all the necessary facilities. The open-air swimming pool was built according to Olympic standards, 50m x 25m with 10 lanes and can host all kinds of water sports. The pool which is heated during winter months, has all the necessary facilities and a seating capacity of 700 covered seats.

Swimming facilities

  • 10 lanes
  • 50m x 25m
  • Outdoor
  • Heated during winter month 27-28 degrees
  • Changing rooms, WC, showers, locker rooms
  • Physiotherapy & recreational room
  • Start blocks
  • Wavekiller & backstroke lines
  • Training clocks
  • Light equipped gym

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