5th-15th November

In November 2020, Olympic Swimming pair, Keri-anne and David will be offering SwimFit, a programme for guests of any swimming ability who want to improve their technique, efficiency, and speed. This is a fantastic opportunity to be personally coached by two of the best in the world.

TIP: Limited spaces available – sign up now. And don’t forget SwimFit includes the annual One Mile Swim event.

SwimFit Programme:

  • Swimming Fundamentals Talk & Demo
  • 3 Group Swimming Lessons
  • 1 Private Swimming Lesson
  • Swim Technique Video Analysis
  • Open Water Tactic Session
  • Boat Trip and Swim Safari to the Pitons
  • Performance of Nutrition Talk
  • Performance Planning Session
  • Entry to the 1 Mile Swim Event
  • Goodie Bag – Dry Bag Tow Float, SwimFit T-Shirt, and Swim Cap ($100+ value)

Cost: $550/00

Read more on the SwimFit Programme
Spinnakers flying at BodyHoliday
Spinnakers flying at BodyHoliday


Swim Adventure

5th-15th November

SwimAdventure programme: NEW FOR 2020!

  • Three guided swims to different locations around Saint Lucia
  • Tuesday 12th November, Swim Pigeon Island to Body Holiday, 3-4km
  • Thursday 14th November, Swim between the Pitons, swim from Grande Piton to Petit Piton in the iconic location, 1 mile.
  • Friday 15th November, Top of the island, swim around the top of Saint Lucia and really challenge your open water swimming skills
  • This is for the more adventurous, advanced swimmer and we recommend each participant to have a 1 to 1 session with David or Keri-anne ahead of the swim, to get tips on how to improve your technique, efficiency and skills in the water.

Prices for these guided swims range from $150-$225 depending on the location

If you would like to participate in any of the three “Adventure Swim” dates, be sure to contact the BodyHoliday specialist as soon as you have confirmed your stay. Places are limited and allocated on a strictly first-come-first-served basis.

Read more on the SwimFit Programme


BodyHoliday One Mile Swim

The fifth annual BodyHoliday 1 Mile Swim when Keri-anne and David invite swimmers of all abilities to compete for fun in this stunning Caribbean location. Startiing and finishing on the resort’s pristine beach, the race on November 10th 2019, will take place in the beautiful turquoise waters of Cariblue Bay.

Keri-anne, two-time World Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist and husband David Carry, two-time Commonwealth Champion and three-time Olympian, will be at BodyHoliday leading up to the 1 Mile Swim offering morning beach fitness classes to guests as well as leading their bespoke swimming programme – “SwimFit”

One Mile Swim Course

The BodyHoliday 1 Mile Swim is equivalent to 64 lengths of a 25 meter pool. The average completion time is 45 minutes. The one mile race will start on the north side of the Cariblue Beach. Swimmers will swim out and back twice in an M-shape style finishing on the south side of the beach.

Age Requirements

The minimum age for entry is 16yrs

Race Entry Fees

  • International Entry – $120
  • BodyHoliday Guest Entry – $60
  • SwimFit Programme Attendees – FREE
  • Local & Regional Entries – A discount is available if you are a resident of a Caribbean island. Contact us for details.

Registration includes:

  • Swim Cap (must be worn for safety)
  • Race T-Shirt
  • Finishers’ Medal
  • Post Swim Refreshments

Proceeds from the event will be donated to a local charity teaching young children how to swim and be safe in and around the water. The Charity also develops their water-sports skills giving them employment opportunities in the future.

Read more on the SwimFit Programme
Spinnakers flying at BodyHoliday

Swim Videos

One Mile Swim

SwimFit 2019

Keri-anne Payne

Keri-anne Payne is a British swimmer, specializing in marathon open water swimming, and long-distance freestyle swimming in the pool. She is a two-time World 10 km Open Water champion, and an Olympic silver medalist.

David Carry

David Carry, Keri-anne’s husband, is a two-time Commonwealth Champion who also represented Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA world championships and the European championships


Pre-Christmas Restorative Break

1st – 22nd December

Why react when you can prepare? If you are looking for a world-class resort where health and wellness is at the core of our expertise then BodyHoliday, is undoubtedly the resort for you. Couple our award-wining outstanding holiday experience with the opportunity to prepare both your body and mind for that festive time of the year where typically indulgence is on everyone’s mind.

Our Pre-Christmas restorative break has been designed by leading health and well being experts to give you ideas and experiences that will confidently prepare you not only for Christmas but for the rest of your life! You can use this getaway to totally chill out and relax, but if getting in shape for Christmas to wear anything in your wardrobe, you can. Olympic athletes Jamie Baulch, Colin Jackson and Leon Taylor are on the beach daily for BeachFit.

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Spinnakers flying at BodyHoliday

Jamie Baulch

Jamie enjoyed a career spanning 15 years at the top of world class athletics. Since retiring in 2005, he has starred in several reality TV shows and directed several business ventures including the Jamie Baulch Academy and WRU Memorabilia, a range of Welsh rugby memorabilia.

Colin Jackson

In a 20-year career he won everything the sport had to offer except an Olympic gold medal and won most titles on multiple occasions. He was twice world champion, in 1993 and 1999

Leon Taylor

Leon’s passion for everything he does has helped him achieve sustained success at the highest level. A 20 year career in a demanding sport is a notable feat in itself. But his breakthrough successes brought diving to the attention of the British public.