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

The Islands

A view of the approach by plane to Islas Secas, an island off the coast on Panama that is a protected foundation for the wildlife there | Islas SecasA view of the approach by plane to Islas Secas, an island off the coast on Panama that is a protected foundation for the wildlife there | Islas Secas

A spectacular private hideaway of 14 volcanic islands in the Gulf of Chiriquí, on the Pacific coast of Panama.

With 13 of our 14 islands left untouched, our immersive experiences bring guests up close to the raw, natural beauty of Panama's wild Pacific Coast. From nature trails to whale watching, surfing, scuba diving and wellness activities deeply rooted in our surroundings, we love nothing more than sharing our ethos of adventure, discovery and conservation with our guests.

Islas Secas archipelago Islas Secas archipelago

Islas Secas archipelago

  • 1Isla Cavada
  • 2Islas Secas Resort
  • 3Isla Pargo
  • 4Isla Barracuda
  • 5Isla Coco
  • 6Isla Tres Marias
  • 7Isla Mono
  • 8Isla Toro
  • 9Isla Talia
  • 10Isla Iguana
  • 11Isla Robin

Plants andWildlife

Islas Secas is devoted to its natural surroundings, and our passion is to be a blueprint for sustainable, nature-driven tourism.

750 species of fish, 80 bird species and 128 species of plants... and we’re a quick boat ride from Coiba National Park, a UNESCO-designated Protected Marine Area, home to the second-largest coral reef in the eastern tropical Pacific. Islas Secas offers unparalleled access to this extraordinary corner of the world, with immersive, responsible activities where guests can experience everything from endemic tropical birds and soaring frigates, to giant manta rays, humpback whales and kaleidoscopic schools of reef fish.

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Two large birds fly over the horizon as the sun sets at Islas Secas resort | Islas Secas
A colourful starfish sits on the ocean bed at Islas Secas resort, which guests can see during marine safaris offered at the resort | Islas Secas

Marine Life

The protected waters around Islas Secas are teeming with marine life, the tropical reefs are home to hundreds of species of colorful fish. Further out, the Gulf of Chiriquí hosts blue and black marlin, yellowfin tuna, whale sharks, giant mantas, sea turtles and pods of bottlenose dolphins. And twice a year, the area bears witness to the spectacle of migratory humpback whales, who congregate here to reproduce.

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A stingray swims in the azure waters of Isla Secas, visible during one of the large range of diving activities | Islas Secas
A pod of dolphins swim in the waters surrounding the Islas Secas resort, one of the many marine life species guests at the Islas Secas resort have the opportunity to see | Islas Secas

Reef Life

Diving or snorkeling in the Gulf of Chiriquí is a chance to glide through one of the least explored and most abundant marine ecosystems in the world. With over 20 dive sites around Islas Secas, and the reefs of Coiba National Park nearby, guests can interact with a rich variety of reef life, from lobsters, octopuses and eels, to rays, reef sharks and an array of tropical fish. Preserving our reefs is a priority at Islas Secas, and all our marine activities respect the fragile ecosystem.

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A school of fish swim as part of the sustainable fishing programme at Islas Secas resort | Islas Secas
A hummingbird drinks nectar from a flower at Islas Secas, one of the many protected species at the resort | Islas Secas

Bird Life

Panama is famous for its birding and Islas Secas provides a close-up view of fascinating resident and migratory species, from soaring frigate birds and migrating peregrine falcons, to a variety of hummingbirds and the cheerfully-singing bananaquit. As well as birding walks, guests can get involved in several ongoing research projects, including monitoring the second-largest colony of soaring frigates in Panama, or venture into the ocean to spot boobies, shearwaters and other pelagic species.

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One of the many rare tropical birds guests of the Islas Secas resort have the opportunity to see during tailored birding excursions | Islas Secas
Tropical plants and the natural environment are given centre stage at Islas Secas resort | Islas Secas

Plant Life

Our careful and considered construction has ensured that as little of the flora of Isla Cavada, the main island, has been disturbed as possible. The result is a feeling of immersion in the lush, tropical foliage, which includes rare species. We are also removing invasive, non-endemic plants across the archipelago while repopulating the islands with thousands of native plants, carefully restoring the area’s ecological balance.

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A raised wooden pathway through the lush landscape of Islas Secas resort allows guests to easily find their way around the resort any time of day or year | Islas Secas
An aerial view down the beach of Coiba National Park, one of the spectacular locations guests of Islas Secas resort can visit | Islas Secas

Coiba National Park

An hour’s boat ride from Islas Secas lies Coiba National Park, one of the largest marine protected areas in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This preserved area plays host to an incredible range of marine life, while its exceptional primary rainforest is home to fascinating wildlife.

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A sea turtle swims in the waters surrounding Coiba national park, a UNESCO protected island just one hour from Islas Secas resort| Islas Secas


“With just seven casita sites, I feel I can truly host each guest uniquely, making them feel welcome and sharing our stunning archipelago, where protecting and celebrating our natural surroundings and local culture lies at the heart of what we do.”
A sea eel visible at the bottom of the sea bed during a diving excursion at Islas Secas resort | Islas Secas

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