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Our Fiji island resort is an award-winning iconic private island escape embodying the heart and soul of the South Pacific. The island's 174 acres are covered in rich tropical rainforest, surrounded by white sand beaches, vibrant coral reefs and azure waters.

Even though getting to Castaway from Fiji's mainland is just a short trip by either seaplane, helicopter or boat, when you're on the shores of our tropical island escape you feel a million miles away. The solitude, tranquility and stunning surrounds seem almost surreal.

For over 40 years this privately owned 4 star resort has strived to maintain its pristine natural setting. Added to this picture-perfect private island are all the facilities, stylish Fiji accommodation and activities to make your stay at this fabulous resort truly relaxing and memorable.

If you're looking for traditional Island style Fiji accommodation, great Fiji dining, awesome adventures and island activities, the perfect Fiji Wedding or Fiji Honeymoon destination you've found it. Here's a list of our Fiji holiday packages created to help you discover the best of the Fiji Islands.

Rooms

Guests are delighted at the understated natural elegance of their accommodation: distinctive natural timbers, hand painted vaulted 'tapa' lined ceilings and traditional grass-thatched roofs compliment stylishly appointed air-conditioned interiors. All bures are spacious, well ventilated with overhead ceiling fans and air-conditioning and feature quality inclusions throughout.

All Bures Feature:

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

Island Bure
Located within the tropical island gardens. Bedding is 1 King Bed + 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 5 Adults & Children.

Ocean View Bure
Located closer to the beach than the Island Bures and offer ocean views. Bedding is 1 King Bed + 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 5 Adults & Children.

Beach Bure
Located along the beachfront and offers stunning ocean views. Bedding is 1 King Bed + 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 5 Adults & Children.

Family Beach Bure
Located on the beachfront with ocean views. Features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Bedding is 2 King Beds + 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 + 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 6 Adults & Children. *This room type is available from 01 April 2016*

Facilities

  • Boutique
  • General store
  • Laundry services
  • First aid clinic
  • Safety deposit
  • Babysitting
  • Kids Club
  • Massage bure (Bure Lomani)
  • Meeting facilities
  • Dance band
  • Bars
  • Restaurants
  • Theme nights
  • Fijian/Cultural entertainment
  • Adult only pool with swim up bar & Jacuzzi
  • Family Lagoon swimming pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Non motorised watersports
  • Motorised watersports
  • PADI Dive Centre
  • Wi-Fi Access at Lali Bar, Sundowner Bar & The Nuku Marau Bar & Grill

Dining

Water's Edge Restaurant: The Water's Edge Restaurant can't be missed, with its large white umbrellas and sweeping ocean views providing the ideal setting for Fiji holiday dining. A magnificent starlit setting at the water's edge is enhanced by the music and songs of the "Castaway Islanders" with their acoustic guitars and island style bass. Covered breeze-conditioned dining in our "Bure ni Vutu", (bure beside the Vutu tree), is adjacent to our water's edge terrace. The restaurant is our main resort dining venue and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Nuku Marau Pool Bar & Grill: The Nuku Marau Pool Bar and Grill opened in December 2011 and adds another beautiful pool area to Castaway Island, Fiji. It includes custom-made Fijian-inspired water features and a dining area with sand underfoot. The depth of the pool is perfect for little ones to paddle around while Mum and Dad relax in a pool lounge close by. A water fountain and the custom-built Fijian 'waterfall' feature adds to pool fun and games. Adjacent to the pool is the grill and bar where a variety of drinks and food can be bought.

The Sundowner Bar & Grill: Our Italian style gourmet wood fired pizzas featuring a thin, crisp base and delicious topping alternatives are offered at our Sundowner Bar. The Sundowner Bar is now open from breakfast night time. You can enjoy amazing breakfast pizzas, all day drinks and gourmet wood fired pizzas at night. We also have a designated happy hour. We encourage a child free environment in the evenings and for families with children there is the KID'S CLUB and a babysitting service available. The Sundowner also provides boxed take away pizzas, perfect for a romantic sunset picnic on the beach or a casual family picnic.

Lali Sandbar: The Lali Sandbar & Grill concept was in itself built to answer the growing feedback from guests to have a truly unique outdoor Fijian dining experience with loads of variety that is healthy and delicious using local organic ingredients. Our chef has devised an incredible menu concept based around the fusion of Chinese and Fijian cuisine – where food is considered medicine. Sourced from the many organic farms throughout Fiji, including Castaway Island's herb farm, the tropical fruits, peels, nuts, herbs and vegetables in this menu are classed as superfoods because of their high, nutrient-dense and medicinal compounds.

Activities

The following activities are free of charge:

  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Paddle boarding
  • Spyboarding
  • Beach volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Table Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Cooking Demonstration
  • Snorkelling (refundable equipment bond required)

The following activities are available at a charge:

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

Diving

Owned and operated by Castaway, this PADI Five Star Gold Palm facility offers a wide range of dive and course options through our Resort Dive Centre. There are over 30 dive sites within 20 minutes of Castaway on board our purpose built 8.5 metre, 400hp dive boat ‘Sokia’ accommodating up to 16 fully equipped divers.

Fiji Dive School PADI Discover Scuba Diving – if you have never experienced the beauty and wonder of the underwater world with scuba diving, here is your chance. Diving in Fiji is one of the most amazing experiences in the world. One easy fun filled morning includes your first sea dive and temporary certification for up to fourteen days with a dive master. Castaway is one of Fiji’s most popular diving resorts.

Become a qualified diver PADI International Open Water Certification – become a qualified diver over our four day open water course. All equipment and training materials supplied. Our team of professional instructors will do their utmost to tailor the course to your preferred times.

Day Spa

Bure Lomani & Demeni Day Spa: Relax and pamper yourself with a traditional Fijian massage in the serenity of Bures "Lomani" (Fijian for "pleasure") and "Demeni" (Fijian for "pamper") surrounded by our tropical gardens. We also offer professional massage treatments with fragrant Fijian oils on the beach or in the privacy of your own bure.

Our formally trained masseuse will ease away your tensions with a mixture of traditional and aromatherapy techniques. Massages are booked through reception and due to heavy demand, you are encouraged to make your reservation early on in your stay to avoid disappointment

Weddings

Marriage under Fijian law involves two parts. The first part is the registration of the intent to marry with the Registry office in Nadi. The office is open from 9.00am - 3.00pm Monday to Friday, and the appointment will take approximately 20 minutes. Castaway Island will try to organise an appointment for the bride and groom in the Nadi Registry Office on the first or second day of arrival in Fiji. This will allow for the completion of the Fijian Registry requirements before coming to the Island for the marriage service.

The second part is a religious ceremony to be held on Castaway Island. Usually the ceremony takes place at sunset on the jetty adjacent to the dining terrace. A minister would be available prior to the wedding to discuss the wording used in the ceremony. See Instant Quote for Wedding Costs.

Children

Kids Club: The Fijians' love of children is legendary and you can be assured your children will be well cared for by the Castaway family.

The Kid's Club provides a complimentary service for all children 3 years of age and over from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm and 6.30 pm to 10.00 pm, with a separate, supervised children's dinner hour from 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm. The kids will enjoy a mixture of games and experience a definite Fiji flavour - loads of fun and entertainment.

Private babysitting services are available from approximately FJ$9 per hour (subject to change).

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Castaway Island Fiji Swimming pool Island Bure Waters Edge restaurant Beach Volleyball Exterior of island bure Pool Bar Water sports Beach bure Beach bure Family swimming pool Bathroom Dining Activities Entertainment Beach

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Additional Information

NB. 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.
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.
Check In: 12.00pm
Check Out: 10.00am
Reception: 6.30am - 12.00 midnight
Address: Mamanuca Island Group, Fiji