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Castaway Island Resort Fiji

Castaway Fiji provides a unique South Pacific island experience – a great place to relax, unwind and enjoy life’s simple pleasures. Castaway is everyone’s place at everyone’s pace.

Castaway Island Resort is one of Fiji’s most popular private island resorts and has guests returning year after year to experience the magic that has been “Castaway” for more than 40 years. The island’s 174 acres are covered with lush tropical vegetation, surrounded by white sand beaches and vibrant coral reefs. This beautiful private island retreat is a place for romantic couples with or without children. Castaway is the heart and soul of the Fiji Islands, exemplifying the warmth and genuine hospitality of her Fijian family of staff.

To accommodate all guests, Castaway has two pools.  The adults-only pool and relaxation area features a spa and swim up pool bar.  The family pool is perfect for children to splash, squeal and enjoy pool-games and fun.

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Castaway Island Fiji is located in Fiji’s beautiful Mamanuca Islands.  The island can be reached by coach and launch within 2 hours from Nadi International Airport. Fiji island transfers »

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Beachfront Bure


Castaway Resort is reminiscent of a traditional Fijian village, nestled amongst lush tropical gardens with individual thatched roofed bure accommodation featuring traditional high vaulted and hand painted “tapa” lined ceilings.  Accommodation includes 27 Island bures, 12 Ocean View bures and 27 Beach bures. Most comfortably sleep four people. For larger families and groups, bures can be configures to include an additional full size single bed or cot.  For large families or groups travelling together, the three bedroom Family Beach Bure sleeps up to 10 people. All bures are spacious, well ventilated with overhead ceiling fans and air-conditioning and feature quality inclusions throughout.

ISLAND BURE: Bedding is 1 King bed and 2 Single beds. Maximum room capacity is 5 adults and children.

OCEAN VIEW BURE: Bedding is 1 King bed and 2 Single beds. Maximum room capacity is 5 adults and children.

BEACH BURE: Bedding is 1 King bed and 2 Single beds. Maximum room capacity is 5 adults and children.

FAMILY BEACH BURE: Bedding is 2 King beds and 6 Single beds. Maximum room capacity is 10 adults and children.

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Beachfront dining.


At Castaway you’ll be spoilt for choice with the amazing dining alternatives on offer.

The dining options at Castaway caters to a range of culinary desires, with an emphasis on fresh seasonal produce sourced from both local and international suppliers.

All day dining by the water’s edge with menus created to offer a selection of delicious alternatives including gourmet wood fired pizzas in the Sundowner bar, are all well suited to the tropical environment. At night a canopy of stars, a balmy breeze and the melodies of the “Castaway Islanders” provide a perfect accompaniment to outstanding Pacific island cuisine.

Waters 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 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.

Sundowner Pizza Bar: Enjoy Italian style gourmet wood fired pizzas featuring a thin, crisp base and delicious topping alternatives.

Lali Bar: Relax and enjoy a delicious cocktail or icy cold beer at Lali Bar. The ‘Lali’ bar opens at 8:00am and closes when the last guest calls it a night.

Nuku Marau Pool Bar and Grill:  Enjoy a  variety of Asian and Polynesian inspired delights throughout the day at the poolside Naku Marau Bar and Grill, including fresh hand rolled sushi, California rolls, Hibachi skewers, Hawaiian ‘tuna poke’, delicious Castaway burgers, traditional fish and chips and assorted wraps.

Further reading : Fiji food and cuisine »

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Fiji family holidays at Castaway Island Resort

Holidays with kids at Castaway are easy. The resort has a fantastic Kid’s Club and offers dedicated babysitting and nanny services.

The Castaway Kid’s Club is a place where children are encourage to have fun and meet new friends in a safe, protected environment. Supervised daily adventures and educational games with a distinctive Fijian flavour run throughout the day and into the evening. Designed for children 3 years and over, fully supervised activities run from 9am – 4pm, and then from 5.30pm – 10pm.  daily.  The Kid’s Club is free to all guests.

Some of the games and activities kids will enjoy at the Kid’s Club:

  • Two legged race, egg and spoon race, sack relays, tug-o-war;
  • Swimming, snorkelling, coral viewing,
  • Sandcastle competition
  • Basket weaving and broom making;
  • Coconut bowling and spear throwing;
  • Face painting, arts and crafts;
  • Fijian dance and costume making for nightly presentation;
  • Musical chairs, balloon race, pass-the-parcel,
  • Shell collecting and necklace making;
  • Coconut hunting, husking and tasting. Coconut toffee making; and
  • Nightly torch lighting ceremony and lali drum playing;

Babysitters are available throughout the day and evening at a nominal charge.

We can tailor a Fiji family holiday at Castaway Island Resort just for you.  Whether you want to spend time all together or relax while the children enjoy Kids Club, we can create the perfect family holiday in tropical paradise.

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Things to do @ Castaway & the Mamanucas

Castaway offers water sports for everyone and every age; snorkelling the island’s spectacular fringing coral reefs, windsurfing, parasailing, catamaran sailing or waterskiing on the crystal clear lagoon.

Explore 28 outstanding recreational dive sites within 20 minutes of the resort on board the 400hp “Sokia” with Castaway Diving an award-winning, PADI accredited Five Star Gold Palm dive facility. Qualified instructors and dive masters offer a selection of dive courses and exhilarating dive options.

Island hop by speed boat with a champagne picnic, take a dolphin safari, play tennis on a championship sized court or simply relax in a hammock under the swaying palms.

Further reading : Things to do in the Mamanuca Islands »

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Monkey Rock Beach

Fiji weddings at Castaway Island Resort

We know how to organise a Fiji destination wedding better than anyone. With over 40 years experience, we can organise your dream Fiji wedding or honeymoon.  Whether you’re planning an intimate, small wedding for just the two of you or a ceremony and reception for 150 guests your Castaway Island Resort wedding is guaranteed to be a day you’ll never forget.


More information about Castaway Island Resort & other Fiji holiday resorts.

Fiji is the most perfect place on earth.  The islands and their waters are pure and pristine, just as they were generations ago.  The sands are white, the waters warm and the tropical rainforest is lush and shady.  Fiji offers everything from total relaxation to fun adventure. The Fijian people are welcoming and friendly, and they encourage you to enjoy their island home.  They are family-oriented and find joy in helping you celebrate your time in Fiji. Throughout the Fiji Islands, you will find a friendliness experienced nowhere else in the world.

No-one knows these extraordinary islands as we do!  We are specialist Fiji travel agents and can organise every aspect of your island escape.  Whether you’re planning a family holidaytropical weddingromantic escape or honeymoonadults-only getawaygroup holiday with friends and familyisland cruise or corporate retreat, we can help. Be sure to check out our Fiji package deals and travel discounts.

Our team understands that sometimes an ‘off-the-shelf’ holiday package isn’t good enough. Perhaps you want a Fiji holiday that’s unique and personalised and that is exactly what makes us different. We believe that every holiday should be special and dedicate ourselves to creating Fiji holidays that will create long-lasting memories.

Be sure to check out our Fiji holiday specials and travel discounts and get #fijidreaming.

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Resort Summary

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Mamanuca Islands

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  • Boutique general store
  • Laundry services
  • First aid clinic
  • Safety deposit
  • Babysitting
  • Massage bure
  • Meeting facilities
  • Dance band
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Theme nights
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Tennis court
  • Wi-Fi Access
  • Water sports
  • Scuba diving
  • Massage facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Surfing