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Altiplanico Rapa Nui

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Secluded hotel overlooking the ocean, with boathouse-style cabins spread amongst beautiful tropical gardens.

The secluded Altiplanico is 3km out of the main town of Hanga Roa, overlooking the ocean. Designed in the style of traditional Easter Island boathouses, the individual cabins are arranged in semi-circles within beautiful tropical gardens of fruit trees and flowers, criss-crossed by trails leading down to the shore.

Rooms are stylishly decorated, with rustic bathrooms and beds raised on four-postered platforms, and have no TV or air-conditioning – all the better for you to appreciate the natural environment. There's a bar and restaurant, a sun-drenched terrace and a small plunge pool.

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What our clients say

  • "The low level bed was a bit strange but the room was good with a great view. The individual cabins gave the hotel its own character."

    IAR,Melrose
  • "Hotel Altiplanico on Easter Island (despite its strange name given the situation), it provided the perfect contrast to the rigours of that northern circuit, was very comfortable, and offered remarkably good and sophisticated food and wine.”

    AD, Oxford
  • Excellent restaurant and location

    WM, Wallingford
  • “Hotel Altiplanico, Easter Island - Very nice rooms, good restaurant, a little out of town.”

    SVS, Aberdeen
  • “Visiting Rapa Nui is something I have dreamt of doing for so many years, it was such a special 40th birthday present to myself. The highlights were Rano Raraku and the long walk I did from the hotel upto the north coast of the Island. The Hotel Altiplanico was just lovely: the rooms, the breakfasts, the staff, the gardens full of produce to be used in the kitchen, even the ambient music (!) ... really magical.”

    AD, Reigate
  • Really enjoyable.  Wi-Fi in rooms would be good.

    MJB Bexleyheath
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Carrie Gallagher - Travel Expert

A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Tailor-made and Group Tours department.

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