Day beds in the pool at Islas Secas resort allow guests to cool down while enjoying a spectacular view of the ocean | Islas Secas
A guest enjoys the magnificent sights on offer during the nature tours of the tropical wilderness of Islas Secas resort | Islas Secas
Two large birds fly over the horizon as the sun sets at Islas Secas resort | Islas Secas
A woman treads the shallows of the ocean on the beautiful islands of the Islas Secas resort | Islas Secas
Guests enjoy a spectacular diving experience at the Islas Secas resort | Islas Secas

Activities

Discover the watery wonders of our protected marine environment and explore the richness of the rainforests and our thriving flora and fauna.

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Familias

Descubra su propia aventura en Islas Secas, donde las familias curiosas se llevan una nueva pasión por la vida salvaje y el medio ambiente.

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Families

Discover your own adventure at Islas Secas, where curious families take away a new-found passion for wildlife and the environment.

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Buceo

Bucear en el protegido Golfo de Chiriquí es experimentar uno de los ecosistemas marinos más ricos y menos explorados del mundo.

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Scuba Diving in Panama

Diving in the protected Gulf of Chiriquí is to experience one of the world’s richest and least explored marine ecosystems.

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Deportes Acuáticos

Nuestras aguas protegidas ofrecen una gran cantidad de actividades emocionantes para todas las edades, desde surfing y kayaking, hasta SUP, snorkeling y e-foiling.

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Watersports

Our protected waters offer a host of thrilling activities for all ages, from surfing and kayaking, to SUP, snorkeling and e-foiling.

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Observando a baleia

Watch the magnificent antics of breeding humpback whales, from the shore or on a sustainable boat trip.

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Avistamiento de Ballenas

Observa a las magníficas ballenas jorobadas soplar y nadar entre las olas desde nuestras costas, o en un respetuoso viaje en bote.

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Whale-watching

Watch the magnificent antics of breeding humpback whales, from the shore or on a sustainable boat trip.

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Pescaria

Panama’s world-famous fishing is yours to discover at our luxury resort, from catch-and-release tuna fishing to ethical marlin fishing.

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Pesca

La pesca mundialmente famosa de Panamá es suya para descubrir en nuestro complejo de lujo, desde la pesca de atún de captura y liberación hasta la pesca ética de marlín.

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Fishing

Panama’s world-famous fishing is yours to discover at our luxury resort, from catch-and-release tuna fishing to ethical marlin fishing.

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Birding

With over 100 species of birds, including Panama’s second-largest colony of soaring frigates, birding is a highlight at Islas Secas.

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Avistamiento de Aves

Con más de 100 especies de aves, incluida la segunda colonia más grande de fragatas altas de Panamá, el avistamiento de aves es una actividad destacada en Islas Secas.

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Nature Trails

Experience our wild natural surroundings with our in-house expert for a glimpse of the raw beauty of Panama’s flora and fauna.

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Senderos

Explora nuestra jungla interior y experimenta los suntuosos paisajes panameños con nuestro experto local en vida animal.

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Explore The Pristine Archipelago on a Boat Tour

Let us take you to your own secluded island for the day, or join us for an unforgettable sunset cruise around the archipelago.

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Tours en Bote

Déjanos llevarte a tu propia isla por el día, o únete a nosotros para disfrutar de un inolvidable crucero por el archipiélago.

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Explore Coiba National Park

This UNESCO World Heritage Site, close to Islas Secas, includes primary rainforest and one of Panama’s finest coral reefs.

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Parque Nacional Coiba

Este sitio declarado Patrimonio de la Humanidad por la UNESCO, cerca de Islas Secas, incluye selva tropical primaria y uno de los mejores arrecifes de coral de Panamá.

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  • Our activities team can arrange a variety of activities to keep children entertained while learning and experiencing the islands, including nature bingos, treasure hunts, magnifying glasses, telescopes, stereoscopes, books, games, and beach toys. Older children can try age-appropriate water activities.

  • Diving and snorkeling trips are included at no extra charge (one trip per day). We provide all necessary equipment. PADI certification is also available free of charge.

  • Yes, it is possible to become PADI certified at no extra charge during your stay with us. We recommend taking the theory part of the course online before arrival and then the practice can be completed in around three days while at the resort.

    For more information on the different PADI courses available and to register, please visit https://apps.padi.com/scuba-diving/elearning/purchasecourse.aspx.

  • There are over 20 dive sites around Islas Secas' protected archipelago and into the world-famous Coiba National Park. Most sites are suited to all levels of experience.

  • Yes, divers can experience calm inshore coral reefs and deep water seamounts and pinnacles. The second-largest coral reef in the eastern tropical Pacific is a quick boat ride away around Coiba National Park, a UNESCO-designated Protected Marine Area. There are more than 750 species of marine creatures, from giant manta rays and humpback whales to reef fish.

  • Stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, e-foiling, SeaBobs, and sailing are all included. Surfing can be arranged at an additional cost.

  • There are several surf sites within a reasonable distance of Islas Secas (around an hour each way). We are happy to take guests on a day trip, including lunch. Surfboards are provided. Please ask our Reservations team for rates and more information.

  • April to September is the best time for overhead surf on the Pacific side. October to December works too, but the waves are not as consistent. January to March are flat months.

  • A deep sea fishing trip takes a full day. April is generally the best month for overall fishing, but below are examples of what you can expect to see

    - January to June: yellowfin tuna ("explosion" from Apr-Jun)
    - From December to Feb: sailfish
    - November to Jan: Mahi Mahi/Dolphin Fish
    - Year-round: Black and Blue marlins and rooster-fish.

  • Yes. We can provide some equipment for fly fishing, but if you have your own, we recommend that you bring it with you.

  • Spearfishing is possible from the resort but as it is a specialist activity we don’t offer equipment or a guide. Guests are welcome to bring/organize their own. Rates to rent the boat are the same as for deep-sea fishing.

  • We have over 5 miles of nature trails on Isla Cavada that allow you to explore forests, mangroves, fantastic ocean views, watch the sunset as the surf crashes into the rocks below or bathe in any of our four pristine beaches. There are four main trails:

    Playa Loop: 1.8 miles
    Vista Pargo: 1.5 miles (out and back)
    Vista Ridge: 0.7 miles
    North Cavada Trail : 2.2 miles (out and back)

    Feel free to interconnect the trails for longer hikes or combine kayaking along our water trails to any of our beaches and hike back!

  • From July to October, sightings of humpback whales are very much guaranteed.

  • We have a variety of watersports on offer that are suitable for children and teenagers. Just speak to our helpful staff at the Watersports Center.