3-Night Cornwall Wild Swimming Break

Discover an active coastal break in Cornwall

 

03 - 06 Oct (FULLY BOOKED) & 17 - 20 Oct (AVAILABLE) 2024 | From £745 per person

20% Off Now - Use code WELLNESS20 at check-out

Invigorate the senses, improve technique and become immersed in the benefits of sea swimming to mind, body and soul. Take the plunge with an unforgettable sea swimming retreat at St Michaels.

 

Highlights include:
• 3-nights accommodation at our luxury Cornish wellness resort
• Dinner every night
• Full Cornish breakfast
• Expert sea swimming tuition
• Yoga session
• Gyllyngvase SUP experience or Hydrothermal spa experience
• Complimentary Health Club swim & gym access

Add an extra night from £95 per person

*Prices per person based on single occupancy or two people sharing a Classic/Twin room. If sharing a room and your sharer does not want to participate in the wild swimming sessions, please call for prices.

 CALL 01326 312707 TO BOOK

Wild Swimming Break Itinerary & Requirements

 

Requirements

Swimming experience - while no prior open water swimming is necessary, it is a real advantage. You should be able to swim 400m without stopping. This can be a mix of strokes though some should be front crawl.

Equipment - a swimming (not watersports) wetsuit is essential unless you have experience with non-wetsuit open water swimming. It is possible to rent suits, please discuss well in advance of your stay with our reservations team. You should also bring a bright swim hat, goggles/spare goggles, a dry robe or warm beach towels, sunglasses, sun cream, hot drinks flask (if possible). If you have a towe float, this is an advantage but these can be provided.

Day 1

Welcome to St Michaels

PM

Arrive, check in and relax into your subtropical hideaway
Welcome talk, meet and greet with complimentary drink
Dinner

Day 2

Time to swim

AM

Pool-based swim in indoor Health Club
Introductory talk over continental or cooked breakfast
Sea swim - session 1

PM

Yoga stretch session
Guided walk to Swanpool with sea swim 2, group coaching and Q&A session
Dinner

Day 3

Feel good again

AM

Sunrise yoga
Talk over continental or hot breakfast
Sea swim 3 from Gylly beach with individual coaching

PM

Paddleboarding or 2-hour Hydrothermal Experience 
Dinner

Day 4

Final flourish

AM

Sea swim 4
Talk over continental or cooked breakfast
Goodbyes and goodie bags

 

Develop: meet the experts, improve your stroke

Swim Lab’s Salim Ahmed is, quite simply, a cold water swim guru: a title hard-earned through years of coaching on lakes and open seas across Europe. Soak up some sea swim wisdom as Salim shares his cold water philosophy, conducts individual video analysis and provides small group coaching taking in technique, breathing methods and swim psychology.  

Then, while the wetsuit dries out, head for the beach or yoga studio with the experts at St Michaels Health Club, who will gently draw you through stretch sessions specifically tailored for tired swimmers! 

Book Cornwall Wild Swimming Break

Book with confidence

Wellness Breaks can be booked online or by calling our reservations team on 01326 312 707.

A 20% deposit will be taken when your booking is confirmed, with the balance due 28 days prior to arrival. 

Your booking can be cancelled without charge up to 28 days prior to arrival.

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