Off the Pacific Coast of Panama lies the extraordinary Islas Secas archipelago, made up of 14 beautiful islands. Remote and unknown, staying here you will gain exclusive access to these unspoiled atolls. Take an incredible marine safari, exploring four miles of protected coastline by paddleboard, kayak or boat, uncovering hidden caves, secluded beaches and searching for the immense humpback whales. Dive below the surface to discover the exotic underwater life including tropical fish, majestic rays and amiable turtles. Pick up speed, surfing and wakeboarding the exhilarating and uncrowded waves.
On land, join a naturalist on a guided hike through the various islands, exploring the wonderful ecology, seen by very few, and uncovering rare vegetation and bird species. As the sun sets, delight in sundowners on a private beach as you relax and absorb this exceptional location.
Panama City is a vibrant metropolis soaked in old-world charm, combining towering skyscrapers with Colonial architecture and cobblestone streets, to create a chaotic, yet charming cosmopolitan hub. Alongside an expert local guide, you will discover the two worlds of Panama, starting at the Cerro Ancon viewpoint which provides spectacular panoramic views over the entire city and the canal. Walk through the streets of the picturesque Casco Viejo, a walled city, founded by the Spaniards in 1673. Steeped in colonial and neoclassical architecture and monuments, you will gain an insight into its unique historical and artistic value. Sample fresh ceviche at the famous fish market, donated by the Japanese government in 1989 to benefit the local fishermen.
Gain exclusive access to the famous Panama Canal, the 48-mile long artificial waterway that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Learn about the history and construction of the first set of locks and observe the substantial vessels transit through as you gain access to restricted areas, offering a much closer view of the lock operations.