Castaway Island Fiji

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Family Swimming Pool
Kids Club
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Overview

Castaway Island Fiji is a stunning tropical Fijian Island filled with natural beauty. Located in the Mamanuca Group of Islands, Castaway Fiji Resort is accessible by launch transfer from Denarau Marina or from Nadi Airport by Heli or Seaplane Transfer. You can also access the island by Heli transfer from any of the Coral Coast Resorts. Castaway Island Fiji is an ideal tropical island enjoying swaying palms, refreshing sea breezes, pristine beaches, beautiful clear calm waters and colourful reefs all waiting for you to explore. Castaway Island Fiji is one of the most popular island resorts in Fiji and has been voted one of the top 10 resorts in the South Pacific Islands for families.

Evoking the sense of a traditional Fiji village, Castaway Island Fiji is set amongst lush tropical gardens and features individual thatched bures (bungalows). Each individual bure showcases authentic high vaulted ceilings lined in hand painted tapa, seamlessly blending a traditional Fiji island experience with modern comfort. Bathrooms at the Castaway Resort have also been recently refurbished.

With a range of activities, Castaway Island Fiji offers guests the perfect opportunity to explore your adventurous side and give windsurfing, parasailing or a ride on the banana boat a go. Snorkelling at Castaway is also fabulous. However, if you just feel like relaxing in the gorgeous natural surrounds, the swimming pool or hammocks scattered around the resort are the ideal escape. Children are well catered for at Castaway Fiji Resort with a Kids Club, Village Tours and Banana Boat rides. Castaway Island Fiji is the ideal Fiji Resort Accommodation for a relaxing island experience whether you are a couple, family or friends travelling together.

Accommodation

Castaway Island Fiji has 64 thatched traditional Fiji style bures (which is the Fijian word for bungalows) with a choice of ocean view, beach front or island setting.

All Rooms Feature:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Beach Towels
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fijian design high roofs
  • Hairdryer
  • In room safe
  • Large ensuite with shower
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Toilet and vanity area
  • Toiletries

Island Bure: Surrounded by the tropical gardens. Bedding is 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children. A limited number of these rooms can accommodate larger families of 2 Adults & 3 Children.

Ocean View Bure: Located closer to the beach than the Island Bures and offer ocean views. Bedding is 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children. A limited number of these rooms can accommodate larger families of 2 Adults & 3 Children.

Beach Bure: Located along the beachfront. Bedding is 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children. A limited number of these rooms can accommodate larger families of 2 Adults & 3 Children. From 1 April 2019 this room type will change to North or South Beach Bure.

Family Beach Bure: Ideally located right on the beachfront overlooking the stunning Pacific Ocean, just steps away from the bedroom door and you will find yourself in the cool water. Features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Bedding is 2 King beds and 6 Single beds. Maximum room capacity is 10 Adults & Children.

Grand Bure: Features two large bedrooms with oversized bathrooms, a spacious living area and large outdoor verandas. Bedding is 2 King Beds and 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 6 Adults & Children.

South Beach Bure: Located along the beachfront. Bedding is 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children. A limited number of these rooms can accommodate larger families of 2 Adults & 3 Children. * This room type is valid from 1 April 2019.

North Beach Bure: Located along the beachfront. Bedding is 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children. A limited number of these rooms can accommodate larger families of 2 Adults & 3 Children. * This room type is valid from 1 April 2019.

Dining

Water's Edge Restaurant: Open daily this is the resort's signature restaurant with its large white umbrellas and sweeping water views. Set, as the name suggests, on the water's edge this is the ideal setting for a relaxed starlit meal. The songs of the 'Castaway Islanders' with their acoustic guitars and island style bass are the perfect accompaniment to your meal. The covered dining of 'bure ni Vutu' or bure beside the Vutu tree is cooled by the sea breezes and offers all day dining.

Nuku Marau Pool Bar & Grill: Located next to the resort pool so it is close enough for adults to sit by the pool and enjoy a relaxing meal or drink while watching their children play. There are a variety of meals and drinks available including Polynesian and Asian inspired dishes plus traditional meals such as fish and chips. Free WiFi Internet access is available.

The Sundowner Bar: Open daily for drinks, breakfast pizzas, gourmet pizzas and snacks. Happy Hour happens each evening where the bar becomes a child free environment however the kids will be having too much fun at the free kid's club. Free WiFi Internet access is available.

Restaurant 1808: Open for lunch (selected times of the year) and dinner (6.30 pm - 9.30 pm excluding Wednesday & Saturday). In celebration of the year the Chinese arrived in Fiji, enjoy the '1808' dining experience - a fusion of Fijian & Asian cuisine where meals are shared in the centre of the table. This is a great casual dining experience with fantastic views over the ocean. Free WiFi internet access is available.

Facilities

  • Adult only pool with swim up bar & Jacuzzi
  • Babysitting
  • Bars
  • Boutique
  • Dance band
  • Family Lagoon swimming pool
  • Fijian/Cultural entertainment
  • First aid clinic
  • General store
  • Kids Club
  • Laundry services
  • Massage bure (Bure Lomani)
  • Meeting facilities
  • Watersports
  • PADI Dive Centre
  • Restaurants
  • Safety deposit
  • Tennis Court
  • Theme nights
  • WiFi Access at selected restaurants

Activities

The following activities are free of charge:

  • Beach volleyball
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Paddle boarding
  • Sailing
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Windsurfing
  • Snorkelling (refundable equipment bond may be required)

The following activities are available at a charge:

  • Banana Boat rides
  • Donut rides
  • Cultural village tours
  • Dolphin Safari
  • Fishing
  • Island safaris
  • Jet Skiing
  • Knee Boarding
  • Night & Outer Reef Snorkelling
  • Parasailing
  • Cloud 9 trips
  • Surfing transfers
  • Therapeutic massage treatment
  • Wake Boarding
  • Water Skiing
  • Diving (day and night trips available)

Diving

Castaway Island Fiji is renowned for its fantastic diving experiences having been awarded the PADI International Five Star Gold Palm status, the highest recognition PADI awards its resort members. Whether you're an experienced diver or have never tried scuba diving before, there is a diving activity for you. For novice divers there are a number of introductory courses and even children has young as 8 can try diving under the supervision of the accredited instructors in the PADI Bubblemakers program.

There are also snorkelling trips that cater for all ages where you will visit a submerged reef and experience the best of Fiji's colourful corals and fascinating marine life. A dive master is on the boat at all times during the trip to answer any questions you may have and to ensure you a safe and interesting experience.

Day Spa

Bure Lomani: Fijian for pleasure, Lomani spa well and truly lives up to its name. Traditional Fijian massages in the tranquil setting of the tropical gardens will relax and pamper you to utter bliss. The expert staff will ease away your tension with their blend of traditional and aromatherapy techniques with treatments also available on the beach or in the privacy of your room. Please note this is not a full service Day Spa, but massage service is provided.

Children

Kids Club: This complimentary service will provide children 3 years and up with an exciting, entertaining and education Fiji holiday experience. Open from 9am - 4.30pm and 6.30pm - 10pm there is also a separate, supervised children's dinner from 5 pm - 6.30 pm. With a mixture of games and Fijian cultural experiences your kids will have the time of their lives while being cared for by the Castaway family.

Private babysitting services are also available at a cost of approximately FJ$9 per hour (subject to change).

Weddings

Weddings at Castaway Island Fiji are romantic occasions and the tropical island oasis provides a stunning setting to exchange vows. The most popular location for ceremonies is the jetty adjacent to the dining terrace at sunset, providing a golden orange glow to warm your hearts. The Minister is available prior to the ceremony to discuss the finer details of the ceremony and to accommodate your individual needs. For information on wedding packages and costs see Instant Quote.

Additional Information

Children: Children stay free in existing bedding when sharing with parents. Children 0-2 years eat free and children aged 3-12 years receive discounted meals
Baby Cot: complimentary (on request). Cannot exceed the maximum room occupancy
Check In: 12.00pm
Check Out: 10.00am
Reception Hours: 6.30 am - 12.00 midnight
Address: Mamanuca Island Group, Fiji
Please note: Some islands in the Mamanuca group may experience seaweed deposits on their beaches from time to time. The seaweed volume deposited on the beaches varies and is completely dependent on the weather conditions at the time (winds, currents and tides). The resorts make every effort to have any debris cleared as soon as possible

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Reviews

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Ratings are averaged based on 130 reviews.

Cannot fault Castaway!

This was the fourth time we’ve stayed at Castaway and we can not fault it. The staff are beyond friendly and take the time to get to know your name and ask about your day - at some resorts this can feel forced but at Castaway they are genuine. The rooms are clean, Fijian style and the bed is so comfortable. The food is AMAZING - from the wood fired pizzas, to the a la carte menu at Waters Edge, to the buffet, to 1808! The meal plan is a must. So many activities to choose from - you can be as relaxed or as adventurous as you like. The kids pool is fantastic for kids of all ages and the adults pool with swim up bar is fantastic. The beach is beautiful and the water so clear. We also used baby sitters and kids club this year and felt so comfortable with staff and leaving our 3yo there - she hates preschool but LOVED kids club - they’re definitely doing it right!

Initially Castaway can seem a little more expensive, but there are so many free activities there (that you’d pay for at other resorts) and the meal plan is excellent value and saves you $$. We loved Castaway and will be back again and again.

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Stunning location, beautiful food, friendly staff

A stunning location with very friendly staff that want to ensure your stay is amazing. Food is fantastic and a high quality. The kids love the kids club and the staff are so enthusiastic. Have visited twice with my family and we plan to return again.

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This is our fourth time back to Castaway island which speak volumes in itself we always have the best time the people couldn't be more friendly, the food is excellent and it was great for the kids. The beach activities are great and the kids club wine can be a little pricey but it always is on the islands so maybe pick a few bottles up from the airport or mainland before you travel out. We got the direct transfer to the island which I also highly recommend as we were there in 20 minutes as appose to the South Sea cruises which can be 2 hours. Highly recommend report and holiday!

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