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This One-of-a-Kind Resort Just Reopened on Easter Island

by Holly Riddle

Oct 18, 2022

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Latin America

Looking for luxury in an unexpected destination? Then make tracks for Nayara Hangaroa, a new resort recently opened on Chile’s Easter Island, which just began welcoming visitors in August following a lengthy COVID-19 shutdown.



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Nayara Hangaroa is a 75-guestroom property located about a five-minute walk from Rapa Nui. The property’s design is inspired by Rapa Nui’s historically and culturally significant Orongo stone village. Highlights throughout the property include grass roofs; Chilean cypress pillars; one-piece, handcrafted clay bathtubs; and hand-carved vanities. Each guestroom is designed with local culture in mind, as well as guest comfort and the ultimate relaxation — which is why you won’t find any televisions in the guestrooms.


The property features two restaurants and a pool bar, all featuring local recipes on their menus and dishes made with local seafood and Polynesian spices. The property also boasts a spa incorporating island-sourced ingredients into its treatments. While staying at the resort, guests enjoy easy access to the 15 moai that, combined, make up Easter Island’s most iconic view, ancient ceremonial villages, craters, lookout points, biking and ATV trails, secluded beaches and more.



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Since Easter Island reopened to travelers recently, the destination still employs a few strict entry requirements. These requirements include a negative PCR test taken within 24 hours of boarding your flight, a specific mobility pass, single-entry form, round-trip ticket, proof of reservation at your hotel, testing on arrival and a seven-day health follow up. You can view the full entry requirements on the website for the Chilean Ministry for the Economy, Development, and Tourism.


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