Explora Rapa Nui


  • Over 30 excursions and activities to choose from 
  • See moai, pretty beaches, caves and lava fields 
  • Soak up local history and culture 
  • Sip Chilean wine in Explorers Bar 
  • Swimming pool, jacuzzi and massage area 
  • Excursions, meals and drinks included

Open: Explora Rapa Nui is open all year.

Location: Explora Rapa Nui is 8kms from Hanga Roa, the capital of Easter Island and location of its sole airport, Mata Veri. The flight from Santiago on the mainland takes about 5 hours, and the transfer to the hotel takes about 20 minutes. The hotel arranges airport transfers.

Rooms: The hotel has 30 rooms, all en-suite and air conditioned. Rooms do not have TVs or wifi, as the emphasis is on relaxation and escaping everyday routines and preoccupations. There are 26 varua rooms, each with 32sqm of space, picture windows and window seats with sea views. Each of the 4 raa suites covers 44sqm and has a table and chairs and a large bay window with window seat and panoramic views towards the ocean. Bathrooms have a shower, bath and twin hand basins.

Activities: There are over 30 excursions involving many activities such as hiking, cycling, snorkelling, diving and boating, varying in level of difficulty and duration with half-day and full day trips available. They take in varied landscapes, archaeological sites, history, culture and wildlife especially bird watching. Excursions are led by a professional guide and have a maximum group size of 8 guests. You can also visit a local beach independently, by taxi or bike. Most of the staff are local to the island and are happy to share their traditions and culture with guests. Excursions are included in your stay.

Facilities: There is a restaurant, bar, lounge and library. Recreational facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, jacuzzi and spa. The hotel has a shop where you can buy clothing, outdoor gear, books and handicrafts.

Dining: Meals are nutritious to provide energy, and light so that you feel comfortable to undertake activities. Chilean and other wines are available. Food and local drinks are included in your stay.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. Children aged under 4 stay free of charge when sharing the room with parents. A cot or extra bed can be provided for a child aged up to 12 years.

Health: There is no malaria on Easter Island.

Communication: There is free wifi internet access in the reception area. There is no mobile phone coverage on Easter Island, but the hotel has a landline guests can use (pay locally).

Notes: Your stay includes meals, drinks, excursions and airport transfers. There is a minimum stay requirement of 3 days.

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