2024 Maldives SWIM Experience

Summer Island, Maldives

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spend five days in paradise transforming your swimming and enjoying some of the most beautiful swimming locations You could imagine

This Maldives swim experience is ideal for swimmers aged 18 and over who are comfortable swimming 1-2km in the open water. You’ll split your time between swimming in the lagoon and taking the dhoni (boat) out to various coral reefs and islands for some incredible sightseeing during your open water swims.

During the camp you’ll discover what’s like to forgot about the outside world and let your worries melt away. You’ll learn exactly what you need to do take your swimming to the next level with underwater filming and analysis plus lots of instruction and one-on-one feedback.

If you love food, you’ll absolutely love the delicious food options at Samuga restaurant located at the resort.
There’s also a spa on location for those who would prefer to relax even more during the trip (if this is even possible!).

What's happening:

6 day / 5 night swim experience


Summer Island, Maldives


Week 1: September 2-7, 2024
Week 2: September 8-13, 2024 

Pricing and room options:

Single ($3,600 USD)

Twin-share ($3,400 USD/per swimmer)
(rooms contain a king bed with optional rollaway bed)

Please note: Non-swimming partners can attend
the camp. The cost for a non-swimming partner is $1600 USD which includes all meals and transfers. 

(Maximum of 15 swimmers per camp) 

What's included:

Accommodation, Return Boat Transfer from airport, breakfast lunch and dinner, boat trips to swim locations and all coaching 

What's not:

Airfares, optional extras like massage, alcoholic drinks


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Day One

[15:00] Group welcome at the AVI sundeck

[16:30-17:30] Evening swim in the lagoon with underwater filming

[19:30] Meet for dinner

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Day Two

[09:00-18:30] Swim technique day in the lagoon with underwater filming

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Day Three

[07:00-09:00] Open water swim skills session

[15:30-17:00] Boat trip to reef swim location

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Day Four

[07:00-09:00] Swim technique session in the lagoon

[15:30-17:30] Boat trip and snorkelling adventure with sunset drinks on the sandbar

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Day Five

[07:00-09:00] Swim around the island

[14:00-16:00] Swim stroke analysis session

[18:00-late] Sunset drinks with private beach BBQ

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Day Six

Head home after an incredible 5 days of swimming!  

*Itinerary will be subject to change based on weather conditions


"Welcome to Summer Island!”

The Summer Island ethos combines barefoot island style of living with all the comforts of a resort living. Owned and managed locally, the resort is carefully crafted for a quintessentially Maldivian experience.

Let your lazy, hazy summer days get framed along sun-dappled lanes hedged with tropical vegetation, drenching your spirit with that golden tropical light, discovering the whimsical underwater life in its aquamarine lagoons. Welcome to Summer Island Maldives, where your memories are ready to begin.

Frequently Asked Questions

We start at 3pm on the first day so depending on where you are flying from it can be easier to arrive the day before. Please email us if you’d like to book extra nights. The cost per extra night is $200/$300 USD per night (single/twin). The boat trip from the airport takes 45 mins.

You can upgrade your room after booking. You can check out the room details on the Summer Island’s official website here.


Premium Beach Villa
Single: +$60/night
Double: +$80/night

Water Villa
Single: +$90/night
Double: +$130/night

  • Goggles (at least one pair of tinted goggles for when it’s sunny)
  • Fins/flippers
  • Rashie/rash vest (optional) – This will come in useful for when we are swimming during the day and the sun is at it’s strongest

As of the time of writing this, there is currently no COVID testing requirements to enter the Maldives. For the latest updates please check this page:

We have a wide range of speeds and swimming abilities to attend the camp. We do recommend that you be comfortable swimming 1-2km at an easy pace to get the most out of the sessions.  If you’ve never attended a camp like this before don’t worry, neither have most people!

One of the best things about the swim experience is the food! All of your meals are prepared at Samuga Restaurant at the resort with there being a wide selection of food available. Imagine not having to cook, prepare or clean up any of your meals for the week…it really is train, eat, sleep without any of the worries of normal life. All of your meals are included in the price.

Each session varies between 1.5-3km. You’ll be able to wear fins/flippers during the open water swims if you’d like!

– There’s a $720 USD non-refundable deposit per person which is included in your first payment.
– Cancel for a full refund (minus the non-refundable deposit) up to 121 days out from the camp
– Cancel between 60-120 days out for a 50% refund
– No refund if cancellation occurs within 60 days of the camp start date

Yes! Each day there is time between sessions and meals to relax by the hotel pool, attend the fitness centre or visit the spa.

Bookings can be made directly through the payment link above. Payments are spread across 5 months

Have other questions?

 Call us in Australia on 1300755088 or contact us here.



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Brenton and Mitch were great to work with at the clinic, Good to get video analysis to work on straight away, practice some new drills and go home knowing what you need to work on.

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