Swimming and boating holidays go together like ducks and water! As you travel the canals and rivers you’ll find there is no shortage of great bathing opportunities. Whether it’s diving into the freshwater from your boat or taking a trip to a nearby beach, it’s easy to make a splash.
Read on to discover more and see our recommendations for cruising locations with some of the best swimming opportunities.
Whether you love to sunbathe on the deck of your boat, swim in crystal clear waters or enjoy watersports and activities, boat rental with Nicols gives you the freedom to make the most of the opportunities on your boating holiday. During your boating holiday you can enjoy:
All our boating holidays offer opportunities for swimming and water activities and when you embark on your trip your Nicols base manager will be happy to tell you where is best to enjoy the water safely.
Meanwhile, here are just a few of our suggestions for great holiday swimming:
"We cruised on the Canal du Rhone at Sète which runs along the Mediterranean coast so the beaches were easily accessible on foot from our stopovers. We were able to swim in the sea all along our journey. The children were delighted and so were we!"
Nicole and Simon – 32 years old, 2 children
Discover our selection of destinations for diving in rivers, swimming in lakes and sunbathing on beaches.