Mowgli adventures is a participant in the amazon services llc. I have visited rapa nui several times but not since the new travel restrictions have been put in place. Including rapa nui flight in a multidestination fare. There are 887 of these massive statues, known as moai, in the park. Reward yourself with your dream trip to italy, where you will join chef rodrigo at one of our luxury villas. Around 3,500 kilometres west of the mainland of chile is the pacific island of rapa nui, otherwise known. For many years, how the moai and the islands native rapa nui people arrived on the island was a topic of heated debate among researchers and anthropologists. Popular attractions mercado artesanal municipal and pea beach are located nearby. Mystery and history on easter island princess cruises. I learned so much and had a blast with both my guides, benjamin and maeva from easter island travel. Copyright 2014 2020 dusk to dusk travel llc all rights. Easter island ecolodge in hanga roa, chile expedia.
Kotaro is a onemanrestaurant, so seats are limited and you may have to book a table in advance. Explore easter island rapa nui holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. This restaurant is like a cultural oasis at rapa nui, being the only easter island restaurant that offers solely japanese food. I traveled to easter island in november, 2005 and this book was essential for planning the trip. Rapanui island cafe kailua kona menu view the menu for rapanui island cafe rest of hawaii on zomato for delivery, dineout or takeaway, rapanui island cafe menu and prices.
Rooms here are all fitted with great garden and ocean views and are equipped with a safetydeposit box. Hanga roa is the only town on easter island, and virtually all of the islands 3,800. If your device doesnt you may buy a simple connection converter at the central internet cafe hare pc or the iron store kanina close to the airport. Find out everything you need to know about travel and tourism for your easter island vacation here. Rapa nui has coupled the ancient secrets of easter island with the science of modern day reflexology. Having wanted to visit rapa nui for ages, the opportunity arose and i booked this two day tour to get the most out of my visit. This airy, colorful cafe serves the islands best homemade cakes, including a fantastic cheesecake and. Send me emails with travel deals, special offers, and other information. Our room was located within the first row of rooms and faced the sea. Easter island restaurants easter island travel your.
Nov 18, 2015 rapa nui is served daily by flights from santiago, chile however flights during tapati are sold out months in advance and accommodations are scarce during this time. How does one find out if a hotel is on the approved list for staying on rapa nui. The history of rapa nui is explained as part of your tour so when you visit the sites you are really able to feel the meaning and culture of the people and their island. Allow us here at travelocity to pair you with up easter island hotels that suit your vacation preferences. Located in the heart of the columbia gorge wine and cannabis growing region, our farm enjoys bountiful sunshine, moderate temperatures and and just the right amount of humidity to grow topshelf cannabis. Caleta hanga roa harbor, where there are several of the best cafes and restaurants and both dive shops. The 10 best things to do in hanga roa 2020 with photos. Rapa is a remote atoll in the austral islands of french polynesia with a population of about 500. Compare prices on expedia to get the best flight deals and promotions for easter island flights before you book. The tapati rapa nui festival, which literally means rapa nui week, is the most important cultural festival in easter island, and it is celebrated every year during the first two weeks of february. Altiplanico rapa nui places you next to hanga roa national park and within a 15minute walk of museo antropologico sebastian englert. Easter island can be overwhelming, but frommers has the definitive guide on. Rapanui island cafe menu, menu for rapanui island cafe.
We had the best ceviche on the island at cafe oheho surf whilst watching. Its award winning architecture blends the islands unique geography and heritage, with its vibrant present. Taylor boozan im a new york citybased writer covering lifestyle categories from fashion to travel. Witness, for example, the taua rapa nui rapa nui triathlon which consists of vaka ama, the first leg, in which participants paddle across a. Blog rapa nuis tapati festival inca small group and. Tripadvisor llc is not responsible for content on external web sites.
Restaurants in easter island fodors travel fodors travel guide. It is not to be confused with rapa nui easter island. For coffee lovers, there are currently several easter island cafes that serve rich and well prepared italianstyle coffees. The stone blocks, carved into headandtorso figures, average. Easter island phrasebook wikitravel the free travel guide. Guests at rapa nui can try out regional cuisine at the hotel. We learned about the history of the island and heard stories passed down through oral tradition. We are rapa nui german owners with offices on easter island. Our speciality is to design easter island, custom travel easter island itineraries within your budget as well as arrange reservations for easter island hotels, rent a car and tours. Find the best restaurants in easter island for your trip. Rapa nui national park easter island 2020 what to know. Rapa nui travel your travel expert on easter island.
Delve into their legacy and history as you explore easter island and relish in an opportunity to study the monolithic moai that still exist. Atariki rapa nui diving center hanga roa all you need to. If you wish to observe the tapati festivities, it is best to plan and book as much as a year in advance to avoid disappointment. Easter island travel hanga roa all you need to know. Rapa nui national park, a wildlife sanctuary spread across most of easter island and a unesco world heritage. If you travel to many different places during the same trip, it might be a good idea to include your flight to rapa nui in a ticket with several flights, such as circle pacific or tam south america airpass. Nowadays, most agree that the rapa nui arrived in the 8th century as descendants from the polynesian people on the other side of the pacific ocean. Some hotels may boast fitness rooms and spa services, while others feature game rooms and wifi access. Rapa nui s mysterious moai statues stand in silence but speak volumes about the achievements of their creators.
Explora rapa nui offers over 20 complimentary excursion options around easter island including unexplored trails through natural wonders, visits to archaeological sites and snorkeling in the pacific. Atariki rapa nui diving center hanga roa 2020 all you. Shes half rapa nui and half chilean with excellent storytelling skills. Resort explora rapa nui all inclusive, hanga roa, chile. Discover places with convenient onsite restaurants, aroundtheclock service, and pools where your kids can make a splash. Easter island or rather rapa nui as the islanders themselves tend to call it, is home to some of the strangest and most remarkable monuments to be found anywhere in the world. It is estimated that these figures of stone were built around the year 0 ad. And the underwater moai is a bit of fun too make sure you have an underwater camera of some kind. It is believed that rapa nui is currently undergoing a. Book explora rapa nui all inclusive, easter island on tripadvisor. Spanish is the most widely spoken language on easter island and the primary language of education and administration. Our agency was founded in 1995 and for all these years we are working to realize the travel plans and requirements of our clients coming from all over the world, usa, europa, asia, latin america. The only way you can reach this remote island that marks the southeasternmost point of the polynesian triangle is by flying there on one of the daily flights from santiago, or catching the.
During the first half of february, the locale known as rapa nui to its denizens hosts tapati rapa nui, an annual festival of cultural and sporting activities. Are the new travel restrictions actually being enforced. Florence, the capital of tuscany is home to some of the worlds most recognizable renaissance art and architecture. Few areas in the world possess a more mystical pull than this tiny speck of land, one of the most isolated places on earth. The museums bookstore and the excellent mulloy library are stocked with diverse. Mahalos and welcome to rapa nui surf camp and surf school at the beautiful canary island fuerteventura your second home at the ocean.
Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man. Rapa nui flowers growing quality cannabis in the state of. Moai statues were supposedly created by the rapa nui around 1200 ce ad and supposedly carved to represent their ancestors, but this was disputed by other researchers who say the rapa nui were the second migration to easter island like native americans or amerinds were considered second migration to america after the otamid people elongated skull people with robust skeletons. Our easter island travel guide gives you everything you need to know incl things to see. Island travel forum easter island photos easter island map easter island travel guide. How to visit easter island without breaking the bank ultimate 2020. Explora rapa nui this luxury property is built with local volcanic stone and imported wood, and curves along a hillside overlooking the islands south coast in an emulation of the ceremonial. Nov 20, 2014 travel video about destination rapa nui in chile. We invite you to discover the ancient mysteries of easter island with us. Ceviche is a popular favorite, and the locals head to makona for the best combination of quality and value. Excellent tour company easter island travel, hanga roa.
Things to do in easter island frommers frommers travel guides. Its hard to feel connected to chile, over 3700km to the east, let alone the wider world. This 4star hotel has 17 guestrooms and offers conveniences like a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free self parking. Discover the rapa nui people of easter island and the mysterious stone maoi that dot the island. Easter island is most famous for its nearly 1,000 extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early rapa nui people. Even more impressive, the island boasts some 20,000 archaeological sites, making it. The obvious exception is seafood, and rapa nui does that right. A travellers guide to easter island moai, volcanoes and tropical beaches.
Maeva in particular is very interesting and engaging. An indepth guide of what you need to know and see on the amazing, mysterious, and unique easter island. Easter island travel restrictions easter island forum. Visitors are well taken care of with meticulous attention and every detail is thought of.
Easter island, also known as rapa nui, is an unesco world heritage site, known for its hundreds of gigantic moai statues scattered all over the island. Easter island is most famous for its nearly 1,000 extant monumental statues, called moai, created by the early rapa nui. Book your tickets online for rapa nui national park, easter island. Book exclusive easter island vacation packages travelocity. At the turn of the millennium, the island of rapa nui later named easter island by a dutch explorer flourished with the communities of early polynesians. Unlike traditional methods, we approach the physiological experience with a mulitsensory approach. Rapa nui is a minority language, as most rapa nui people speak spanish as their first language.
There are a lot of restaurants and cafes to choose from. It is believed that rapa nui is currently undergoing a shift toward more spanish sentence structure. Explora rapa nui all inclusive updated 2020 prices. Fuerteventura guarantees surfing and learning to surf at stunning beaches all year round to provide you an unforgettable surfing holiday and surf lessons from beginner to advanced surfer in perfect waves suited to all levels of surfing ability. Around 3,500 kilometres west of the mainland of chile is the pacific island of rapa nui, otherwise known as easter island. If youre going to be travelling in chile, easter island is just a skip and hop away. None of the major guidebooks such as lonely planet or rough guides devote more than a few pages to easter island, but the complete guide to easter island is as good as its name implies. Easter island travel your ultimate tourism resource. Easter island is 2,300 miles from chile, which annexed the island in 1888. The famous moais easter island heads are gigantic rock statues scattered across easter island that make up the main focus of the rapa nui national park. This new approach to relaxation and meditation will be like nothing you have ever experienced before. This tour with easter island travel was everything that i had hoped for and gave me a very personal and concise introduction to the island, its. About us if you are planning to visit easter island there is no one who could better organize your vacation than the german conny martin and her rapa nui husband papiano tepano, owners of the travel agency rapa nui travel ltda. A tiny speck of an island in the vast pacific, rapa nui is the worlds most remote inhabited island you can go more than 1900km in any direction without seeing another soul.313 1417 1277 565 354 1165 1361 131 1469 93 1294 1171 940 1294 522 1344 613 1223 681 426 697 1381 951 609 292 1337 1329 365 499 1513 959 640 326 150 662 916 23 1413 708 1200 1128 487 616 1351