There’s no inhabited spot in the world quite so isolated as Chilean Polynesia. A mere dot in the vast Pacific Ocean, Rapa Nui (Easter Island) is a one-of-a-kind destination whose very remoteness lends it unmistakable authenticity and an aura of mystery. It’s high time to come and uncover its secrets!

Explore Rapa Nui’s pink-sand beaches, its volcanic cones and windswept grasslands, and of course, the monumental moai statues – over 1,000 of them bearing silent witness to a long-lost, complex society.

Discover the intriguing culture of the rapa nui people during Tapati, a traditional festival held in February in which local teams compete in challenges to test their ability intime-honored Easter Island skills.

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Best Seasons:All year long
Popular Location:Rapa Nui National Park, Anakena Beach, Hanga Roa, Orongo Volcano, Rano Kau, Rano Paraku