Explora Rapa Nui

Explora Rapa Nui is located on a private estate, six miles east of the town of Hanga Roa.

The 30 guest rooms overlook the Pacific Ocean and the rolling hills on the southern shore of Easter Island.

Explora Rapa Nui features a grassy pasture looking out onto the ocean.

The full board program includes group-basis guided touring (maximum 10 guests per group; more than 30 explorations by foot, bike and boat), three meals daily, open bar with select beverages, and group-basis transportation to and from the Hanga Roa airport.

Explora Rapa Nui Location

The hotel is located 5 miles away from Hanga Roa, in a privileged location on Easter Island, surrounded by trees, prairies and views to the Pacific Ocean.

Explora Rapa Nui is located on a 9.6 square kilometers property that has no archeological ruins and is unsuitable for farming.

Owned by famous skin-diver Mike (“Mee-kay”) Rapu and leased from him, the hotel is also called Posada de Mike Rapu.

Explora Rapa Nui Hotel features dark stone exteriors with wool panneled ceilings surrounded by grassy green lawns.

Accommodations

Designed to take full advantage of the silence and privacy of the surrounding landscape, the 30 lodge rooms are LEED certified, constructed and operated to strict environmental standards.

In-room amenities:

  • Bathrobes, slippers, hair dryers
  • Security box
  • Rooms at Explora Rapa Nui do not have televisions or Wi-Fi 
  • Wi-Fi is available in the lodge’s common areas.
  • Premium beverages, laundry, and massage treatments carry an additional charge.

Varúa Rooms

The hotel’s 26 Varúa rooms are 345 square feet and have a view of the sea. 

The room includes 1 King size bed and 2 twin beds, extra bed for children and a crib. The room includes air conditioning, heating, wake up call and is non-smoking. The bathroom includes toiletries and a jetted bathtub.

Raa Suites

The hotel’s 4 Raa suites measure 474 square feet and feature a view of the sea.

The rooms include a King bed, extra bed for children, crib, air conditioning, heating, wake up call and are non-smoking.

The bathroom includes toiletries and jetted bathtub.

Explora Rapa Nui suites feature red blankets, wood floors, large windows with panoramic views.Explora Rapa Nui features large windows, a king size bed, sitting area and wood floors.

Amenities

Lodge amenities include:

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Boutique
  • Massage area
  • Sun Deck
  • Outdoor pool and open-air Jacuzzi
Explora Rapa Nui's infinity pool features lounge chairs set beneath the golden sunset backdrop.The living area at Explora Rapa Nui features a wall of windows, wood chairs and tables, and dimly lit lights.

Exploring Easter Island

Excursions throughout Easter Island are endless. Guests can hike and bike among archaeological remains, volcanoes, beaches, prairies, and cliffs as well as snorkeling and scuba diving, exploring under the world’s most pristine sea waters.

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