Best of Easter Island Hotels. Explore Rapa Nui in Depth

Easter Island, Chile

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"Top Resorts in South America",
Readers' Choice Awards 2018, Condé Nast Traveler.

in the middle of the Pacific

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"Top Resorts in South America",
Readers' Choice Awards 2018, Condé Nast Traveler.

winning architecture

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"Top Resorts in South America",
Readers' Choice Awards 2018, Condé Nast Traveler.

Easter Island - Rapa Nui

explora Rapa Nui

Located 8 km (5 miles) away from Hanga Roa, in a privileged location from where to explore Easter Island, explora Rapa Nui is surrounded by trees, prairies and views to the Pacific Ocean. All our programs include accommodations, transfers to and from the airport, meals and drinks, and a selection of more than 30 exploration routes designed by our outdoor team.

Our hikes, bicycle explorations and snorkeling and diving activities are the perfect choice to get to know Rapa Nui’s history, culture and landscapes, visiting both the most iconic and off the beaten track sites.

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Why explora Rapa Nui?

explora’s unique proposal for this destination includes more than 30 explorations to discover the mysteries and particular charm of Easter Island, always accompanied by our local guides. Travelers can go out and explore either hiking or biking; in a van; through the ocean; or combining any of these options.

explora Rapa Nui is located in a quiet and peaceful area of Easter Island, close to the island's main town, Hanga Roa. The hotel has privileged views of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding countryside.

Location

At explora Rapa Nui, there are over 30 different guided hike, bike rides, snorkeling and scuba diving explorations to discover Easter Island. All our explorations are made in groups of a maximum of eight travelers, have different difficulty levels ranging from easy to expert, and have different durations, half day or full day.

Explorations

Most of explora Rapa Nui's staff is local, which allows our travelers to interact with authentic Rapa Nui who are extremely knowledgeable and proud about their heritage.

Local staff

explora Rapa Nui has an outdoor swimming pool and a jacuzzi.

SPA

explora Rapa Nui carries the LEED Certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).

LEED Certification

Explorations in Easter Island

Our routes include hikes and bicycle explorations among archaeological remains, volcanoes, beaches, prairies and cliffs, as well as snorkeling and diving activities in some of the world’s clearest waters.

Hotel & Services

Hotel & Services

Our hotel’s architecture combines the island’s particular geography with local culture. It was built in 2007 and it has a LEED certification for environmentally friendly construction and efficient energy use. In addition to the rooms and common areas, there is a pool, an outdoor Jacuzzi and a massage room.

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Our rooms

Rooms at our hotel combine simplicity and comfort to ensure that our travelers get a well-deserved rest after a day of exploration. With views to prairies and the ocean, explora Rapa Nui rooms are a unique place to leave everyday worries behind and enjoy.

Luxury accommodations in Easter Island

Varúa Room

26 Varúa rooms measuring 32m² (345 feet²). View of the sea.

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Raa Suite

4 Raa suites measuring 44m² (474 feet²) with a view of the[...]

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Reviews

  • peb_48
    02/05/2019
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    The "Number One" place to stay on Easter Island

    After an amazing 5 days at Explora Patagonia (in the Torres del Paine National Park) we flew to Easter Island for another great Explora experience - 5 days at this delightful Eco-lodge. As with Patagonia, the prices are high but all is included, and no extra charge for the delightful views! The guides were excellent as were all the excursions. These were tailored to the capabilities of each guest. The sights and sounds of the island are wonderful. 5 days was by no means too long - we found it just right. A real 'bucket-list' destination.

  • Lever858
    17/04/2019
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    Spectacular Stay

    Three nights in mid-March. All was superb, especially the food (fresh, varied, luxurious, delicious) and the guides (very knowledgeable and enthusiastic). Service top notch in restaurant, bar, rooms, drivers, everywhere. Room was spacious and comfortable. Infinity edge pool and spa were the real sleepers, very well done and a pleasant change after hiking. Yes, it’s expensive, but well worth it.

  • Zianne
    29/01/2019
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    Exceeded our expectations!

    We stayed at Explora Rapa Nui for 5 days/4 nights. It is a wonderful place to stay and to explore this wonderful island of Rapa Nui and to get to know its people. The lodge itself is wonderful, comfortable rooms, quiet location, excellent dining, friendly and efficient staff. It is well run, the meals, drinks and excursions are all included. The superstars are the guides. They make your stay memorable by sharing their culture and history. I absolutely recommend Explora Rapa Nui.

  • cqrsmith
    09/12/2018
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    Explora is the best way to experience Easter Island

    Explora is an all-inclusive resort that provides top-notch service, knowledgeable guides and a wonderful architectural setting. There are a number of explorations provided each day from which to choose. The explorations provide options on physical exertion. The dining is excellent with a tasty and varied menu from which to choose.

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