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

Getting Here


Reach Panama City from all over the world and then it’s a quick flight to our beautiful islands.


away from Panama City


off Panama’s Pacific coast


Where We Are

Our extraordinary archipelago is located 20 miles off Panama’s Pacific coast. There are regular direct international flights to Panama City (Tocumen International Airport) from various hubs in the USA, South America and Europe. From Panama City, guests can take our direct, scheduled one-hour plane transfer, which lands on the private air strip on the main island of Islas Secas. For more information, please see the FAQ's below.

Private flight transfers are at an additional cost.

An aerial view of the island that is the spectacular Isla Secas resort | Islas Secas
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islas secas archipelago

Coiba National Park

3 Miles from the Resort

Coiba National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest island off the Pacific coast of Central America, is widely regarded as one of the region's finest natural wonders. Just an hour’s boat ride from Islas Secas, the area hosts the second-largest coral reef in the Eastern Pacific, while the island is justifiably famous for its exceptional primary rainforest, home to endemic species.

How to reach it

We can arrange day trips to Coiba National Park for an additional fee. The boat trip takes around one hour.

Not to miss

Scuba divers should take to the depths for a chance of encounters with colorful reef fish, pods of dolphins and sea turtles, while whale watching is a must in season.


4.2 Miles from the Resort

The misty hill town of Boquete is located in the Chiriquí Highlands, known for its coffee plantations and adventure activities, from hiking in the forest to ziplining through the lush forest canopy. The forested peaks of Barú Volcano National Park can also be found here, while the Los Quetzales Trail is a top tip for birders, with a chance of spotting the elusive and colorful quetzal bird.

How to reach it

Speak to our Activities Manager for information on our day trips here. Boquete is about 2.5 hours from Islas Secas by boat and car, and overnight stays can also be arranged.

Not to miss

The area is celebrated for its coffee and the local coffee plantations are the perfect place to sample a cup.

Bocas del Toro

155 Miles from the Resort

For a slice of Caribbean life, spend some time in Bocas del Toro, a string of islands located in the Caribbean Sea. With long, sandy beaches, islands swathed in tropical rainforest, good scuba diving and surfing, and laid-back nightlife, the area is a fun and relaxing spot to spend a day or two.

How to reach it

Bocas del Toro is a 40-minute flight from the Islas Secas air strip.

Not to miss

A local guide will make the most of your time here, from trips to local cacao farms to the top spots for surfing or photography.

Morro Negrito

4.5 Miles from the Resort

Looking for the perfect wave? The surf around Morro Negrito will scratch that itch. With multiple islands in the area offering a wide range of breaks, every level of surfer will find their perfect spot. Our in-house surf instructors will assist you in your search, and show beginners the ropes, too.

How to reach it

Easily reached from Islas Secas, Morro Negrito is a 45-minute boat trip. We recommend spending between four to six hours in the area.

Not to miss

Morro Negrito is widely regarded as one of the best surf spots in Central America, so be sure to take the advice of our surf instructor on the best breaks.



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  • Islas Secas’ private Twin Otter airplane is the quickest and easiest way to reach the resort. Scheduled airplane transfers between Tocumen International Airport in Panama City and Islas Secas operate 3 – 4 times per week depending on the season. Flight schedules are determined based on passenger demand and occupancy rates.

  • Scheduled flight transfers between Panama City and Islas Secas cost as follows, excluding 7% local sales tax*:

    1 – 2 pax: $1,000 pp
    3 – 6 pax: $800 pp
    7 – 10 pax: $700 pp
    10+ pax: $600 pp

    * The rate of our scheduled flights is per way.
    * The rate of our scheduled flight services is determined by the number of people traveling under the same reservation.
    * The fare includes VIP meet-and-greet service at Tocumen International Airport, expedited customs and immigration clearance and all ground transfers to and from hotels in Panama City (if required).

  • The resort’s Twin Otter airplane can be chartered for private transfers to and from Islas Secas outside of the regular schedules, subject to availability. The Twin Otter may be privately chartered for flights to/from Panama City and David as well as San Jose and Liberia in Costa Rica. Please contact Islas Secas reservations for further information.

  • Just over an hour each way.