24-30 May 2025

Hello and welcome to the 11th edition of BEST Fest!

Our exciting and friendly 7-day open water swimming festival is now into its 11th year and continues to attract top elite athletes, up-and-coming junior talent and a diverse range of club and recreational swimmers – many of whom will be taking part in their first open water swim event. We’re proud that our week-long swimming extravaganza caters for such a wide range of the swimming community, so whether you’re 14 or 114, a beginner or an experienced international, you’re guaranteed a warm welcome at BEST Fest!







BEST Fest Official video


7 events over 7 days, with swims from 500m to 10k, there’s something for everyone!


Click here for our full event and activity timetable.


All the important information that you need to become part of BEST Fest family!


Event pricing information including our multi-event special offers.


Who finished where, and in what time? Find out here in our results section. We welcome swimmers of all ability!


Experience BEST Fest through the camera lens and see why our swimmers become friends who love to return.


BEST Fest takes part on one of the most beautiful places in the Mediterranean. Take a look…


Click here for our EXCLUSIVE HOTEL DISCOUNTS, travel and transfer information!


Five stars
"BEST Fest is a truly unique open water racing experience, well organised, and in a beautiful location. Swimming Canada’s athletes have benefitted immensely from their time in Colonia Sant Jordi, learning from the range of races on offer, and enjoying the fantastic facilities at the Best Centre.” Mark Perry - National Distance & Open Water Coach. Swimming Canada.
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