Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, is a small island located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, near the southeast coast of South America.
It is famous for its mysterious ancient statues, called Moai, that were carved by the island's indigenous people, the Rapa Nui, between the 12th and 16th centuries. The island and its statues have been the subject of much study and speculation, and are considered to be one of the greatest enigmas of archaeology. The Easter Island is one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world. The main town is called Hanga Roa.
From Hanga Roa can you make a nice hike towards the Mirador Volcano Rano Kau a volcano on Rapa Nui (Easter Island) that forms the island's southern coast. The volcano is now extinct and its crater, Rano Kau, is filled with water. The crater rim is home to a number of important archaeological sites, including the ceremonial village of Orongo. The Mirador volcano Rano Kau is a viewpoint that is located on the rim of the volcano, offering a panoramic view of the crater, the Pacific Ocean, and the island. The viewpoint is a popular tourist destination and is known for its beautiful scenery, as well as its archaeological and cultural significance.
Anakena beach is known for its white sandy beaches, clear blue waters, and ancient Moai statues that are scattered throughout the area. It is considered one of the most important archaeological sites on the island, and is a popular spot for swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing.