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Swimming Camps


Company: 3YO
Coaches: In House
Start Date: 01/11/2018
End Date: 31/05/2019
Sports: Swimming
Location: South Africa
Price from: €595


Every year international swim teams escape their winter for the warmer sunny climate of Stellenbosch, South Africa. The dedicated swim camps make the most of their training whilst swimming with the African sun on their back. Swim facilities include access to state of the art University 50m outdoor or 25m heated indoor pool.

For endurance or open water swim teams, swimming can be arranged at an exclusive neighbouring Stellenbosch wine farm. Or slightly further in the ocean at Gordon’s bay.

Swim facilities

Access to Stellenbosch University state of the art heated 50m (FINA Standard) ten lane pool with constant depth 2m. In the summer months it frequented by pro triathletes like Jodie Swallows and James Cunnama and many more pro's wishing to escape the European winter.

Access to Stellenbosch University heated 25m standard 5 lane pool. Width 12.5m with footledge all round and wave breaker lane ropes.

Get away from the black line and bottom of the pool for a tranquil open waters of nearby wine farms dams otherwise venture beyond the shoreline of the blue waters of Gordon's bay on South African's Whale coast for open water swims.

Included in the swim camps is unlimited acces to a high performance gym.


For a bit of R&R – Massages need to be pre-book,  one massage  and an ice bath is included in the package. Also an extreme recovery Cryotherapy session can be arranged.


3YO offer a list of accommodation options from self catering apartments to luxury villas. We have also accommodation option for groups up till 30 persons. It guaranteed to be more than just a training camp more than just a training holiday.

Self catering apartments (12 twin rooms)

Our main accommodation is the Black Horse, located on Dorp street, the historic gateway to Stellenbosch which is only 30 min from Cape Town International Airport. Just a 5 minutes walk from center of Stellenbosch. 15 minutes drive from the nearest beach.

Centre facilities on your doorstep, restaurants,  coffee shops, car rentals and a travel agency.  All rooms have selected satellite TV channels, tea and coffee facilities, 24 hour security and parking and free wifi.


Full/half board on request

VILLA (6-8-14 persons)

Just a 10 minute walk from the pool, the gym and the track.

The villa can be accommodated with three distinct living areas. The design of the villa is ideal for teams and groups as there is spaciousness for interactive activities or private time apart. The configuration of beds is interchangeable from kind size to single beds for 4 rooms. The garden can be used both collectively or separately depending on the configuration of the group. The large swimming pool can be used for recovery and there is a spare room which can be used as a bike storage. There are two distinct barbeque areas. Private balconies lead off the two upstairs living areas and bedrooms.

The villa is fully equipped and furnished with three living areas, two kitchens, two laundy rooms, balconies, patios, barbecue areas, garden, cable TV, wi-fi, air conditioning, under floor heating, fire place, large swimming pool and gym.

Daily housekeeping services are included in the daily rate providing 2 hours of housekeeping. A night on site security attendant is included in the daily rate.

3YO Swim camps package includes:

  • 7 Nights self catering apartment
  • Airport transfers
  • Unlimited accès to 50m pool and 25 m indoor pool
  • Unlimited access to state of art gym
  • Safari game drive
  • Wine tasting at wine farm
  • 2 x 2 hours a day pre-booked swim lanes
  • Cape town, Table mountain, Waterfront day trip
  • House keeping
  • Night security


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