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Sugarloaf Key, Florida
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

Islas Secas is a true real life Fantasy Island. We traveled to fish with Carter Andrews and some close friends to share in the experience. The accommodations were very comfortable and each morning we were awakened by a staff member bringing fresh coffee to the room. The island is pristine and each morning the staff is hard at work. The... More 

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1 Thank FlyFishTheKeys
Newport Beach, California
1 review
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

Everything about Islas Secas is impressive. It's like a 5-star Robinson Crusoe experience with top of the line fishing boats and tackle for the angler. Many fishing resorts "say" they have great tackle but few can deliver. Islas Secas delivers. We found their boats and tackle not only the very best money can buy, it was all maintained in "new"... More 

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2 Thank DrewL32780
Merritt Island, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013

Incredible Vacation. I'm trying to just write the facts but i'm finding it difficult for it not to come off like an infomercial. Nothing would have prepared me for my first look at these private islands that my friends and I would be spending the next week on. After a 45 minute boat ride from the mainland we arrived at... More 

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3 Thank DerekRedwine
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Our trip was based around diving and Coiba was top of the list. We did three days of three tank dives at Coiba and Montosa islands with Keirin the manager and Tommo the dive master. It was fantastic, expect all or nothing but when you get it, it's outstanding. One to two hour boat trip with packed breakfast and lunch... More 

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Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 7 June 2012

wonderful trip & great fishing w/ carter andrews. service was outstanding as was the food.

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cape cod
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2012

After not a lot of sleep, my head is still spinning after an incredible week of adventure. I just wanted to say how grateful I am to have experienced such an incredible place. It's a world class creation. All the crews did everything humanly possible to make it happen out there...and it paid off in the end. And for that... More 

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Thornhill, Canada
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70 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2012

In a month of travelling Peru, Panama and Costa Rica, staying in 11 mostly 5 star hotels, Islas Secas was undoubtedly the most exclusive, although the most expensive. However, the cost is justified when you realize you are staying on one of 16 private islands, all uninhabited save for the resort. Situated 23 miles south of the Panama coastline, the... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 6 January 2012

My husband and I chose Islas Secas for a second honeymoon retreat and we're so glad we did! The island provides unparalleled views, warm, clear water, and exclellend fishing. The accomodations are simply elegant, clean and fully stocked with everything you need including a fridge, bar, toiletries and beach supplies. We could have packed half of what we did. Our... More 

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3 Thank Jenna O
St. Petersburg, Florida
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Reviewed 3 January 2012

We enjoyed world class hospitality provided by a great group of people in a picturesque, tropical setting. Kieron & Lilly's commitment to service is over the top. Their team not only meets the needs of their guests but anticipates & exceeds them. Our accomodations were spacious, well-appointed & wonderfuly secluded. We whale-watched from our bedroom on our own private island... More 

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3 Thank working2fish
New Canaan, Connecticut
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Reviewed 22 November 2011

Our trip to Islas Secas was such a recreation and renewal...unencumbered by our daily concerns and in such a beautiful natural setting with warm people. Carter Andrews' breadth as an angler is amazing and his crew of Juan, Kid and Carlos were wonderful as well. Fighting that great fish and the entire fishing program now rank among my great life... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Islas Secas Resort sits upon sixteen pristine, jungle-clad volcanic islands located in the Pacific Ocean, twenty-five miles south of mainland Panama. We have commenced with an exciting project at Islas Secas to upgrade the guest facilities and enrich programming. These enhancements will require us to remain closed for the 2013/2014 season. Please be sure to stay tuned to our website to stay up to date with the project and we look forward to welcoming you to enjoy all the recreation and relaxation Islas Secas has to offer soon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Islas Secas Resort

Address: Islas Secas Archipelago, Chiriqui Province, Panama
Region: Panama > Chiriqui Province > Islas Secas
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Islas Secas Hotel Chiriqui Province
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“Each room has a great view. We stayed up atop a hill and could see the entire bay.”
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  • View from the dining area and some of the rooms
 of 5 bubbles FlyFishTheKeys, 17 Oct 2013 | Read review
“All the Casitas are private, Casita Quebrada is the furthest from the terraza but has a great view and is the most private. Casita Mirador has an awesome view and is close to all the dock and activities.”
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  • sunset
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 of 5 bubbles DerekRedwine, 10 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Panama is on the equator, so try to get a yurt on a hill to enjoy the island breazes!”
 of 5 bubbles JennaO_12, 6 Jan 2012 | Read review
“Tres Palmas = good view, seclusion & stroll to dinner. Mogote = best view possible from your own private island; short hike or boat to dinner.”
  • Relax with glass of wine on the sunset deck
  • View of Casita Mogote from La Terraza
  • Enjoy a day on your own private island
 of 5 bubbles working2fish, 2 Jan 2012 | Read review
“All the casitas, there are 7, are privatly located, scattered along the ocean, perched on volcanic outcroppings covered in a riot of green, very private and all with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Flysailor, 3 Nov 2011 | Read review
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