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“anakena beach”(15 reviews)
“palm trees”(6 reviews)
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| Playa Anakena, Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 210 0255
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These are the moais at the beach. They are well preserved and most of them have a pukao on their head. You can see great details like the hands.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Ahu Nau Nau is the main ahu at Anakena Beach. Seven moai stand on a platform 60 m (197 ft) long. Of these, five are extra special. Their facial features remained intact because when they were toppled, they fell forward into sand which protected them...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 27 November 2018

At Playa Anaken, the Polynesian king Hotu Motu’a supposedly landed. The seven restored moais depict the explorers represented in Ahu Akivi. The restoration work was done in 1979. The moais are the best preserved moais on the island. Walk around to the right to visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

The platform of Nau Nau has a beautiful setting with the palms and sand of Anakena beach. These are the moais that are preserved best on the island, because they were buried under sand for a long time. There are seven moais at the platform,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Unelma333
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This site is in the 'top three' sites to see on the Island. And you can go swimming while you're there! The water is temperate enough that you can swim in July (during their winter). Just do it on a sunny day, to get all...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank product-of-canada
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Here there is a platform with a group of moai, four of which still have their pukhao (hats). The setting is different from other sites in that there is a beautiful beach with white sand and palm trees. There is a nearby bar which sells...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Titch-the-Witch
Reviewed 29 April 2018

These Moai are near a white sand beach and palm trees. That makes them different than so many of the others. They are interesting because of the top knots and the visible carvings on the statues and the rocks. There is one other Moai located...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CKT808
Reviewed 18 April 2018

These were near the beach and as we didn't get to the beach, these were an extra attraction. They were a very short walk away from the bar.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Four top knots makes this set a good one to see. Light's not the best for photos because they face south. Right next to Anakena beach so easy to see during your swimming break.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mrdom
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

These Moai are very well preserved and close to Anekena beach. They have carvings on them, ear lobes and belly buttons that you don’t see on any others

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SueK739
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