explora Rapa Nui

Location: Easter Island | Chile

Price guide: £££££ More than £500 per person per night

Rapa Nui (Easter Island) is one of the world’s most remote inhabited islands. Mythical and mysterious, much remains unanswered about its intriguing history, and explora Rapa Nui offers the perfect base to explore this fascinating island.
Perfect forEveryone! Families, adventurous couples and history lovers will all fall in love with this mysterious island.
In the knowHead to Easter Island for the annual Tapati festivities each February. Originating in 1975, Tapati celebrates Rapa Nui culture through song, dance, horse racing, woodcarving, parades and many other activities - but be sure to book early! Ask us for more details.

Recommended for...

  • Eco-tourism
  • Family-friendly
  • Hideaway
  • History & Heritage

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Explora Rapa Nui is located in a tranquil setting surrounded by prairies, trees and vistas of the Pacific Ocean, making for the perfect location from which to start your exploration of Easter Island and its mysteries. 

Rooms at explora Rapa Nui

Taking inspiration from the surrounding landscapes, the rooms combine concrete with wood fixtures, pillows and throws add splashes of colour, and large windows frame the fantastic island and sea views. 

To make sure you can fully disconnect from everyday life and routines, there are televisions or Wi-Fi. 

Food & Drink

With so much to discover, explora Rapa Nui has made sure that their dishes provide the much needed energy you will need. You can expect a mix of healthy traditional Rapa Nui recipes, locally caught fish and classic Chilean dishes, including a local-style barbecue dinner. 

On your return from a day's exploring, head to the Explorer's Bar for a Chilean wine - or something a little stronger (!). This is also where you will have your daily meeting with the guides to plan your adventures.


If you need some time to just sit back and relax, then head to the spa for a swim in the outdoor pool, a dip in the Jacuzzi or a massage to help rejuvenate those muscles for the following day's explorations. 

Don't worry if you've forgotten some essentials, need something extra for your adventures or just want to buy some artisanal gifts - there is a little shop selling all this and more. 

Activities at explora Rapa Nui

Every day you will sit down with a guide and plan your next day's adventures. With a choice of over 30 activities, you will be spoilt for choice for how you would like to discover more of this mystical island. Activities include hiking tours to the Moai sculptures, snorkelling and bike rides. Your local guides will take you off the beaten track to make sure you get to experience the true Rapa Nui culture and history.

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Good time to travel (but some limitations)

Travel is possible (but it’s not the best time)

Travel is not recommended

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Hotel location

Explora Rapa Nui is located 15 minutes from Mataveri airport on the south-east of Easter Island.

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