Relax and Explore, Mathraki Island, Greece

Mathraki 491 00, Greece

Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 12
Relax and Explore, Mathraki Island, Greece
Mathraki 491 00, Greece

Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 12

About this trip

Mathraki is a remote island in Greece and an incredible location for a swimming holiday. The Diapontia Islands (off the north west coast of Corfu) provide a range of distances, from bay swims all the way up to a 6km swim. This tour is ideal for anyone looking to lose themselves in a more relaxed way of life for a week. Mathraki provides a fantastic base from which to explore the surrounding archipelago and the extraordinary Kravia rock formations. Expect basic but comfortable accommodation on this quirky island, fantastic swimming, delicious home cooked food, and unbeatable Greek hospitality from the Argyros family.

Essential Information

  • Price: from £1,220pp 
  • Relaxing island-to-island and coastal swims
  • Dates: May, June, July, September
  • Minimum swimming requirement 1km
  • Average daily swimming = 4km / day
  • Maximum group size: 12
  • Approx. sea temperature range: 20-23  ̊C
  • Non-swimming partners welcome, although they should bring a book or three ... Mathraki is quiet! For any other questions, or if you would like to chat to a member of SwimQuest staff about this Greek trip, please contact Alice or Charlotte. 

What’s included

  • Accommodation
    in The Hotel Paradise, the only hotel on Mathraki
  • Swimming Itinerary
    assisted by safety boats where required and always escorted by swim guide/s
  • Breakfasts
  • Lunches
    cooked for you by Mama Nora
  • Safety Boat/s
    plus our wonderful local boat pilot - Geórgios
  • Swim Guides
  • SwimQuest 10L Dry bag
  • VAT
  • Travel to Mathraki
  • Wetsuits & fins
  • Evening meals
  • One lunch
    weather pending, we will swim into Arillas on Corfu mid week for lunch at a taverna
  • Alcohol
  • Single room supplement

Available options


Sunday morning

Trachia is a small island off the North coast of Mathraki. The locals say that many of the buildings on Mathraki island were made using stone from Trachia. A beautiful, otherworldly swim, especially when the sea is flat. Keep an eye out for Mathraki’s turtle as you near Kodragas harbour! This swim can be extended with a loop around Trachia, conditions allowing

Your Organizer

SwimQuest Holidays Ltd
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