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SwimMadeira Offers Marathon Challenges

Mayra Santos announced the opening of the 2023 season for SwimMadeira’s long-distance ocean challenges, beginning in August. SwimMadeira has 25 different tours and 10 unique experiences available in Madeira, called the Pearl of the Atlantic.

The Madeira Islands is a Portuguese archipelago located in the north Atlantic Ocean, west and slightly south of Portugal. Its population is spread over the islands of Madeira, Porto Santo, and the Desertas, administered together with the separate archipelago of the Savage Islands.

Some new offerings include:

30 km Madeira to Desertas Challenge:

Santos asks, “Are you ready to embark on an epic journey from the waters of Madeira to the Desertas Islands? Get ready for an unforgettable experience, pushing your limits and connecting with nature on a 30 km swim.”

40 km Porto Santo to Madeira Challenge:

Santos explains, “For those seeking an even greater achievement, we have the 42 km crossing from Porto Santo to Madeira. Challenge yourself on this demanding route, enjoying the beauty of the ocean and the thrill of reaching your final destination. Tell us what you need from us so that we can be of service to you.”

Beginning the first week of August.

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