Castaway Island Fiji
Castaway Island is the quintessential Fijian tropical island, the exact image of the Fijian island in your mind that you dream of, wish you could retreat to, relax at and simply sit and enjoy the superb natural beauty. Located in Fiji`s beautiful Mamanuca group of islands, Castaway Island Fiji is an island resort surrounded by a palm fringed white sand beach, and stunning turquoise waters. Castaway Island is easily accessible from Nadi International Airport and the resorts along the Coral Coast. Castaway is great for family holidays and has one of the finest and authentic children`s programs in Fiji.
Castaway Fiji offers individual thatched bure Fiji accommodation called Bures and is reminiscent of a traditional Fijian village. These individual bures are nestled amongst lush tropical gardens, some with Ocean Views and only a few steps to the water. The resort facilities at Castaway Island Fiji allow you try your hand at windsurfing and parasailing, or if you are after something a little more relaxing, simply unwind in a hammock under the swaying palms whilst listening to the melodies of the Castaway Islanders.
This Fiji accommodations offers beautiful white sand beaches, coral reefs and outstanding Pacific Island cuisine, make Castaway Island resort a great holiday destination for those seeking a relaxing beach vacation and for the snorkelling and diving enthusiasts.
Castaway Island Fiji features 66 thatched traditional Fijian style bures (bungalows) with a choice of beach front, ocean view or island setting. Sleeping and living quarters are separated with a sliding privacy screen door with the emphasis being on privacy and comfort for this island resort accommodation.
All bures feature:
- Fijian design high roofs
- Ceiling mounted fans
- Large ensuite with shower
- Toilet and vanity area
- Tea & coffee making facilities
Island Bure: Located within the island gardens. Bedding is 1 King bed and 2 Single beds. Maximum room capacity is 5 adults and 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 5 adults and children.
Beach Bure: Located along the beachfront. Bedding is 1 King bed and 2 Single beds. Maximum room capacity is 5 adults and children.
Family Beach Bure: Located on the beachfront. Features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Bedding is 2 King beds and 6 Single beds. Maximum room capacity is 10 adults and children.
Water's Edge Restaurant: Can't be missed, with its large white umbrellas and sweeping view providing the ideal setting for Castaway 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 the "Bure ni Vutu", bure beside the vutu tree, is adjacent to the water's edge terrace. Open for all day dining.
Nuku Marau Pool Bar & Grill: Located next to the new 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 is available here.
The Sundowner Bar: is open for drinks, breakfast pizzas, gourmet pizzas and snacks, with happy hour each evening. During happy hour the Sundowner Bar is a child free environment however for those travelling with children the free kids club is available. Free WiFi is also available here.
Lali Sandbar: Enjoy Fijian Asian dining for lunch and experience the dining concept `1808` for dinner, celebrating the year the Chinese first arrived in Fiji. This is a casual dining option for those who like the mix of Fijian & Chinese cooking techniques.
- General store
- Laundry services
- First aid clinic
- Safety deposit
- Kids Club
- Massage bure (Bure Lomani)
- Meeting facilities
- Dance band
- 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
The following activities are free of charge:
- Paddle boarding
- Beach volleyball
- Table Tennis
- Snorkelling (refundable equipment bond required)
The following activities are available at a charge:
- Island Hopping
- Dolphin Safari
- Night & Outer Reef Snorkelling
- Wake Boarding
- Jet Skiing
- Knee Boarding
- Water Skiing
- Banana Boat rides
- Cultural village tours
- Therapeutic massage treatment
- Diving (day and night trips available)
At Castaway Island scuba diving is an activity for the whole family. There is something for everyone no matter what level of experience you have. For those that have never tried scuba diving Castaway offers introductory courses. Even children as young as age eight can try diving under the supervision of our PADI accredited instructors in our PADI Bubblemakers program. Castaway Diving is an acclaimed PADI dive operation, having the distinction of being awarded PADI International Five Star Gold Palm status, which is the highest recognition PADI awards to its resort members.
Castaway also offers snorkelling trip for all ages, this excursion will take you out to a submerged reef where you will see the best of Fiji's corals and tropical fish life. A dive master is on the boat at all times during your snorkel and will answer any questions you have on coral and fish life.
Bure Lomani Day Spa: Relax and pamper yourself with a traditional Fijian massage in the serenity of Bure "Lomani" (Fijian for "pleasure") surrounded by the tropical gardens. The trained masseuse will ease away your tensions with a mixture of traditional and aromatherapy techniques. If you would prefer a massage treatment with fragrant Fijian oils on the beach or in the privacy of your room, the staff are more than happy to assist so the choice is yours.
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$8 per hour (subject to change).
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.
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.
Children: Till 31 March 2014 Children stay free in existing bedding when sharing with parents. Children 0-4 years eat free and children aged 5-12 years receive discounted meals.
Children: From 1 April 2014 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 Hours: 6.30am - 12.00 midnight
Address: Mamanuca Island Group, Fiji
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