You’ll find Seco Island in the North East of the Sulu Sea, about 50km West of Panay. It has been a destination for day tours or overnight camping for kite surfers for a couple of years. There is no infrastructure on the island. If you don’t bring it, it’s not there.
The island is pretty much only a bunch of – very beautiful – sand in the middle of the ocean, with a couple of shrubs on it. As there are no trees on the island, you can still ride on the downwind side of the island, shaped like a horse shoe, in buttery flat water. This makes the island a good kite spot; however it is not the easiest to get to.
Kitesurfing Seco Island can be done by renting a boat from a fisherman in Culasi on Panay. However, it is easiest if you come from Boracay on one of the organized kite trips, and will without a doubt be an unforgettable experience if you choose to go with these guys:
Freedom Kitesurfing takes you to Seco Island, onboard a luxurious liveaboard 44 foot catamaran, the ‘SiriYa’. Seco Island is one of our most popular destinations, we depart Boracay just before midnight and sail downwind through the night while you sleep comfortably in one of Siriya’s four double rooms. When you wake up, we have arrived! After a healthy breakfast we take our 4 meter 30Hp rescue dingy to the beach, pump up and go kiting! At lunchtime you can leave your kite on the beach, or kitesurf back to the Catamaran and ‘park’ your kite while having lunch and a few drinks. When finished eating you can hook back in and kitesurf back to the beach. You can kitesurf until the sunset, we have spotlights at the back of SiriYa so you can kitesurf behind her and show off your best trick with everyone watching and the sun setting behind you. After a hot shower and another well deserved meal, it’s time for some music and a little party until you are ready for bed. We stay at Seco Island for three or four days before an eight hour sail back upwind to Boracay.
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