Accommodation in Hanga Roa
Hanga Roa is the capital of Easter Island. It is also the only town on the island. Hanga Roa live more than 87% of the entire population of Easter Island (3500 inhabitants). The heart of the city is the Avenida Atamu Tekena. On this street you will find several hotels, shops, restaurants, internet cafes, a bank, a supermarket, a pharmacy and a museum. The meeting point of the island, the Roman Catholic Church, is not far from here.
Directors Choice – Top Hotels for all Budgets
Director of Pacific Island Travel, Rob Kusters shares his top picks of Hotels, Resorts and accommodation on Hanga Roa for all budgets!
Iorana Isla de Pascua Hotel
“Featuring a swimming pool and a big garden overlooking the sea, Iorana Isla de Pascua Hotel is located 3 km from Rano Raraku Volcano. There is a restaurant and half board is provided. Hanga Roa city centre is a 15-minute walk away. Free WiFi access is available in the common areas.”
More information about Hanga Roa
The most popular option is to visit archaeological sites with a tour company. It takes 2 full days to visit all main archaeological sites of Easter Island and, thus, recommended minimum stay is at least 3 nights.
There are also plenty of rental cars, generally 4x4s with manual transmission, available by rental agencies in Hanga Roa, as well as other vehicles. However, it should be noted that vehicles of the island are not insured since mainland insurance companies do not admit any insurances for the island. Thus, you cannot rent a vehicle without a guarantee (your credit card).