Easter Island Vacations
Warm Weather and Sunshine Delight in Easter Island
A trip to Easter Island is a trip that you will not soon forget. With award-winning restaurants, outdoor attractions, and numerous shopping opportunities, anyone can find something here to stay entertained.
Take, for example, La Vega, which is the main market where local restaurant owners and chefs shop. You can find the freshest produce, including fruits and vegetables that you never knew existed. Those who love the outdoors might prefer to visit the crater lake at Orongo. Some of the sites around the lake tell the history of a cult that once practiced on the site. No matter what you want to see, you can book your trip through Orbitz.com and save money on all your travel arrangements.
Best time to take a vacation to Easter Island
The semitropical climate of Easter Island means that you will experience nice weather regardless of when you visit. The area has warmer temperatures in January and February, with temperatures often hitting 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperature stops falling in June and does not rise again until September. You might see temperatures in the low 60s if you visit during this time. As the water stays consistently warm, there is not a bad time to visit Easter Island if you love swimming and water sports. Orbitz.com gives you the chance to book your trip for far less than you dreamed, whether you visit during the warmer or cooler months.
Insider tips for Easter Island travel
Though it doesn't look like much from the outside, this local hangout serves traditional Chilean dishes at affordable prices.
Fresh seafood is on the menu at many Easter Island restaurants, but few do it as well as this small restaurant, which changes its menu frequently.
Great views of the area, local dishes like tuna empanadas, and an owner who often stops by the tables make this restaurant a popular local spot.
The French Restaurant
The chef and owner of this restaurant, which is also known as Taverne du Pecheur, combines traditional French techniques with local produce and seafood.
When you're ready for dessert, stop by this tiny local ice cream shop, which offers unique flavor combinations and regional specialties.
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Easter Island Vacation Packages
Ocean view rooms in Hanga Roa town one block from the main street, shops, restaurants, rentals and shows. Tupa Hotel, formerly Topara'a Inn, is a family run hotel originally built by Sergio Rapu Haoa, an archaeologist renowned for his studies of the islands moai , or... More
This property is a tourism project based on an ecological, cultural and human sustainability. It is set in a privileged location on Easter Island, with ocean view. The rooms are made of noble and natural materials like Cy- press trunks, clay and volcanic rock. Guests... More
explora Easter Island features 30 rooms in one floor facing the ocean . The rooms extend to the north and south from a central building all having excellent ocean views. The lodge has welcoming indoor spaces which integrate aspects of the local culture. The design is... More
*Savings based on Flight + Hotel vacation package bookings of 5 or more nights with individual calculable components on www.orbitz.com from January 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates, and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.
Easter Island highlights
You don't need to book a tour, because you can walk around the beach and get a good view of these enormous carved stone heads.
The steep cliffs above the beach offer amazing views of the water, and you can take a little-known path down to the quiet beach.
Far removed from the usual tourist destinations, this peaceful attraction boasts a number of cultural artifacts and sites left behind by the Moai people.
Hanga Roa Cemetery
Locals still decorate the decades-old plots at this tiny cemetery, and you can spend hours reading the tombstones and admiring the decorations.
Motu Itu and Motu Nui are two beaches on the island that have rental shops where you can take lessons and rent equipment for scuba diving.
Though the buildings no longer exist, you can still wander through this ancient town, looking at the ruins and foundations of the former buildings.
This small stretch of beach is home to water as warm as bathwater, and it's a favorite of locals who enjoy swimming.
Museo Antropologico Sebastian Englert
Discover the history of the original people who called the island home and the European settlers who arrived later at this small museum.
Conveniently located near some of the top attractions, this hotel boasts amazing views and small gardens around the building.
This beach is a favorite among local bodysurfers, because the waves are gentle and mild for a beginner but still challenging enough for those with experience.