Altiplanico Rapa Nui

Location: Easter Island | Chile

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

Dotted over 1.5 hectares of lush gardens, Altiplanico Rapa Nui is a peaceful, discreet retreat on the extraordinary Easter Island. With sweeping ocean views, this boutique hideaway is comprised of 16 private huts in three semicircular clusters, linked by a network of trails across the gardens.
Perfect forCouples intrigued by the mystery surrounding the incredible Moai past.
In the knowAltiplanico Rapa Nui is delightfully secluded; expect a walk to Hanga Roa to take no more than 30 minutes.

Recommended for...

  • Boutique Hotel
  • Hideaway
  • History & Heritage
  • Off the Beaten Track

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

With panoramic views of the pacific ocean, Altiplanico Rapa Nui is located in 1.5 hectares of cliftop gardens. You will not be short of piece and quiet in this beautifully secluded location. 

Rooms at Altiplanico Rapa Nui

The independent units sprinkled throughout the gardens take advantage of their natural surroundings with large, floor-to-ceiling windows so you feel closer than ever to nature. Light and airy, with vaulted ceilings and white interiors, rooms are subtle with low-key decoration.

Food & Drink

Enjoy local delicacies at Altiplanico Rapa Nui’s restaurant, serving a combination of delicious Peruvian, Chilean and Rapanui cuisine. Feast on freshly caught seafood such as tuna, kana-kana and lobster, alongside vegetables like manioc, taro and purple sweet potatoes.


Surrounded by so much land there is plenty of room for you to spread out and enjoy the extensive gardens and listen to the sounds of nature. If you don't fancy a dip in the sea then there is an outdoor swimming pool which overlooks the ocean.

Activities at Altiplanico Rapa Nui

Rapa Nui culture is everywhere to be seen on this small island. Your first port of call will be to see the mysterious Moai statues at Ahu Vaihu, Ahu Tongariki, Ahu Nau Nau or Rano Raraku volcano, for example.  Experience the Rapa Nui of today in the lovely villages and witness the amazing traditional dances of the Rapa Nui people. Explore Easter Island on walking tours or on horseback, or make for the ocean for scuba diving and fishing.

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Hotel location

Altiplanico Rapa Nui is located approximately 15 minutes from Mataveri airport.

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