Anakena Beach, located on Easter Island, boasts stunning vistas of the celebrated moai statues. These ancient artifacts, meticulously crafted by hand, display varying heights that span from 1.2 meters to an impressive 10 meters. Additionally, one can easily witness the moai statues directly on the beach without having to traverse any significant distances. Furthermore, the shoreline of Anakena Beach remains a revered location throughout the history of the Rapa Nui culture. The legend of "Hotu Matu'a and the seven explorers" stipulates that this precise location serves as the doorway where the first king of the island disembarked his ship and settled the inaugural colonies on the isle.

Visitor Reviews

Visitor reviews highlight the beautiful beach with clear water, food kiosks and souvenir shops nearby. Visitors enjoy swimming and relaxing but complain about the beach being hot and the sand not being great for swimming. There are also restaurants nearby, but prices can be steep. Additionally, some important Moais are located nearby.

Where is Anakena?

Latitude: -27.0739413 / Longitude: -109.322997

Anakena is located in Chile. The following map of Anakena shows the exact location.

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