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Hotel Cabanas Vai Moana - Easter Island

Ideally located a few minutes walk from the city center of Hanga Roa, the museum and the archaeological site of Tahai, Cabanas Vai Moana Hotel has been recently renovated. Small structure of 23 units offering rooms and suites with a terrace overlooking the lush and flowery garden, you will appreciate comfort and cleanliness. The local team, attentive and friendly, will be at your disposal to advise you. Accommodation  recommended for solo travelers, couples or friends.


10 minute- drive from Mataveri international airport,

 15 minute-walk from the city center Hanga Roa (post office, craft market, information center, restaurants…) 

5 minute-walk from the museum and Tahai archaeological site Grocery store nearby.

Dining - Entertainment Features

1 dining room overlooking the flowery garden. 

The food is plentiful and varied, based local products. A snack bar is located above the restaurant. 

Large room bright and airy with several tables and chairs, offering salads, sandwiches and drinks with or without alcohol. 08:00 – 10:30 am.

Continental Buffet Breakfast served with cereals, ham, cheese, bread, jams, fruit juices, tea, coffee. 08:30 – 10:30 pm Half Board: 

Continental Breakfast + Dinner. 06:00 – 10:00 pm Cosy bar with a friendly atmosphere located near the reception. Comfy reading corner with sofas. Lovely Rapa Nui handicrafts brighten the place. 

Note: Do not hesitate to ask the bartender fora pisco (grape-based hard alcohol) sour, it is the specialty of the island. No conference room 



WIFI connection at the lobby area only with a small charge for the entire stay.Payable on site. Note: Easter Island is very isolated and does not have a large coverage, the internet connection can be therefore very slow.

Facilities and Activities

Possible activities located few steps away from Vai Moana: 

Ahu Tahai: nearest archaeological site of Hanga Roa. Backed by the sea, it consists of three platforms built at different times. 

A few minutes away from your hotel, you’ll get a first glimpse of the stone statues called Moai. 

Set yourself on Tahai’s hill and do not miss the amazing sunsets! By late afternoon, locals mingle with tourists and all are eagerly awaiting the moment when the Moai are bathed in light. 

Come feel this special atmosphere.

Anthropological Museum P.Sebastian Englert: Small place (maximum 2h to get through it) but very informative.

 It gives you a good introduction to the local history. Try to visit it before going on tours around the island. 

Approx USD5 per person entrance fee. Opening hours and days: From Tuesday to Friday: 09h30 – 17h30 / Saturday Sunday & Public Holidays: 09h30 – 12h30 (Closed on Mondays). 

A swimming pool and lounge chairs available on site 

Free Activities:  : Library,

Other Facilities:  Activity Center, Laundry Service, Parking, Safety Boxes at the Reception, Swimming Pool,


No special kids menu 

Important Remarks

Information on this fact sheet is subject to change without prior notice.

 The establishment belongs to the category of “motels”. The classification of these lodges has been set in order to clearly differentiate them from the ”international hotels and residences” category, based on the following key elements: 

– Facilities tailored to domestic standards, different from the international tourist hotels criteria

 – Restricted catering service 

– Limited number of professionally trained personnel While it is true that the level of comfort can not be compared to that of an international hotel, the commitment to hospitality remains nevertheless professional. Focus will be directed on the client’s unique experience within an environment proper to the destination. 

Accepted Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB.

Room Facilities

Mobile Fan, Shower, WC,

Room Categories

Superior Room & Continental Breakfast

Superior rooms are spacious and comfortable units. They offera small terrace with table and chairs to enjoy the view of the garden.

 No TV in rooms

Maximum Occupancy: 4A

Bed Configuration:  1 Double + 2 Single Beds  

Additional Facilities: Terrace,

Haraveka Room & Continental Breakfast

The Harevaka rooms are more recent and comfortable than the superior units. Their construction is unique as the roof is in vault and uses local materials. These rooms are also more spacious.

 No TV in rooms.

Maximum Occupancy: 4A

Bed Configuration:  1 Double bed + 2 Single beds

Additional Facilities: Terrace,

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