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Playa Ovahe, Hanga Roa

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One of the island's only beaches, Playa Ovahe stands out with its soft sands and relative lack of visitors. Head for the secluded spot and kick back on the fine, almost pink-colored sands that blanket the area, surrounded by towering cliffs of black volcanic rock. Look carefully and you'll even be able to spot the caves that dot the cliffs, supposedly once home to some of the island's residents. Keep in mind that though the blue water looks inviting, swimming here can be dangerous due to unpredictable tides and rip currents. To visit Playa Ovahe on your trip to Hanga Roa, use our Hanga Roa vacation builder.
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  • A beautiful and small beach very lonely since not there or bar or health... is for who like of be quiet
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  • It is small, if you go in the morning is lonely, and gives the Sun, the road to the beach has an area with rocks so you have to be careful. In the entry says that it is not suitable for the bathroom, because there is no lifeguard.
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  • reach is an adventure for 4 x 4 vehicles that still remain atra´pados in the mud of access road
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