Altiplanico Rapa Nui
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.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
Really enjoyable. Wi-Fi in rooms would be good.MJB Bexleyheath
“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
“Hotel Altiplanico, Easter Island - Very nice rooms, good restaurant, a little out of town.”SVS, Aberdeen
"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
"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
Excellent restaurant and locationWM, Wallingford
Very impressed with the service
"Hotel Altiplanico in IPC: I am on a gluten free (GF) diet and the hotel Altiplanico made me bread, cakes and biscuits and provided special GF cornflakes every morning. I found this amazing given their location and that the majority of their food etc has to be imported. Very impressive, this has never happened anywhere else in the world where I have travelled.”WB, Reading
Not so keen with the bed on the floor but restaurant food excellent and lovely staffEL London
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