Explore the Islands Nature Trails
Immerse yourself in the widely lush landscapes of our protected archipelago.
Nature works at its own pace at Islas Secas, and on our expert-guided nature trails, you get to experience it first-hand. From the groomed trails of the main island, Isla Cavada, to an insight into the extraordinary, protected ecosystem of the wider archipelago, a hike on Islas Secas gets you even closer to the raw beauty of Panama.
With over two miles of groomed trails on the main island, you might pass our giant 300-year-old Cedro Grande tree, gaze at La Bufadora, a giant local blowhole which sprays 60 feet into the air, or emerge on Playa Canales for a stroll amongst the giant driftwood that naturally collects there. Hikes finish at Punta Buena Vista, with its cool breezes and views out over to Isla Pargo.
The islands’ extraordinary biodiversity is what drives us. Islas Secas is an environmentally protected area under Panamanian law, and our dedicated conservation programs – from vital research projects into keystone species, to the removal of invasive plants and replanting with native vegetation – ensure that our impact is always positive.Discover More
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We have two main nature hikes. The "Main Trail" hike is a 1.7 miles loop that goes from leeward to windward of the island and offers great views once on the top of the ridge. The "Budadora Trail" is a gentler 1km downward walk, leading to a blowhole on the tip of the island. Overall there are 3 miles of trails in and around the island.
Our nature hikes are guided to allow guests to better understand and appreciate the surroundings, but guests are also free to make their own plans and walk safely on any of the island trails.
We recommend wearing closed-toe shoes. Sandals with good grip are fine in the dry season.