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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bula! Castaway is the place to go if you want to experience the Fiji islands. The beach is incredible. The water is so clear and there is a great range of activities on offer. The resort and rooms are very clean and facilities are great. I would of liked a gym but we were able to do the bush walk...

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Steven A, General Manager at Castaway Island Fiji, responded to this review

Bula Thank you very much for posting your review. Castaway Island is said to be the jewel in the Mamanuca Islands, we are blessed with white sandy beach, surrounded by pristine waters and lush tropical landscape. We offer a broad range of activities on Island and I glad to read that you got to participate in them. Our traditional designed...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A solid family holiday at castaway. There's plenty to do for the kids. Try the beach dinner and head out to cloud 9 for pizza and beers. We took the jet skis which provided fun on the way out and back.

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Steven A, General Manager at Castaway Island Fiji, responded to this review

Bula Chris F, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read that you had a "solid family holiday at Castaway". Thank you for recommending the activities we offer to our readers. We look forward to welcoming you back home. Vinaka, The Castaway Family

Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderfully relaxing time here, simply swimming, eating and sleeping in paradise. Our Beach Bure was very roomy and recently renovated, perfect to come back to relax after spending hours at the beach or the pool. The family pool was a great place for children as it was totally shaded. The food was excellent and a variety of...

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Steven A, General Manager at Castaway Island Fiji, responded to this review

Bula RDCAG, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are pleased to read that you have highlighted all that we, as a island resort have worked hard to establish - in fact over 50 years, to ensure that our guests enjoy their Fijian island holiday experience. We are blessed to be located on prime real estate, have great facilities for...

Sydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, 4 year old and 1.5 year old stayed here for 5 nights in November 2016. I couldn't recommend this place highly enough for a fabulous family holiday. Worth every penny. I've never gone back to stay in the same place twice, but we'll be going back here again for our family holiday this year too. Next time however...

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Steven A, General Manager at Castaway Island Fiji, responded to this review

Bula hotsydneysummer, Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for highly recommending Castaway to our readers. I am pleased to read that you are already planning a return holiday to Castaway later this year! I can see why you have recommended that it is better spending all the holiday on the island then breaking the stay...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked for 7 nights a week before heading out - we were really very lucky to find availability! We travelled with our 6 1/2 and 2 1/2 year old kids. We had a truly wonderful time at Castaway - and I can say that it's the amazing staff that makes this place a notch above the rest. When we...

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Steven A, General Manager at Castaway Island Fiji, responded to this review

Bula DeDeChooi, Wow, thank you for your detailed review of your holiday experience with us. I appreciate the points raised on some of the issues and rest assured I will address them with the team. I am happy to note that your reservations were sorted as soon as it was brought to Hiram, our front office manager's attention and that...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 7 nights with our 2 1/2 & 6 year old. We loved everything about our stay, the food, the people, kids club, the pools, the beach, bush walk. Water temp was amazing. Our air-coned bure was lovely (not a renovated one either). Only down fall, we stayed close to the staffs head quarters where boats came in...

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Steven A, General Manager at Castaway Island Fiji, responded to this review

Bula Toowoombamel, Thank you for your review! We are humbled to read that you rate your stay as "Best Holiday yet". I note your comments on the noise from the hosts area and I will look into how we can resolve this. We did have some damage to our coral life from the cyclone last year but we are certainly...

Putney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had Bure 59 furthest away from Main Centre. One that when we stayed had not been renovated but was still suitable / comfortable. Its "Open Plan Bathroom" took some "getting used too", no sound privacy! Service excellent, facilities great, nice to be away from TV / Internet etc! The Wifi is poor at best in the reception area / thats...

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Steven A, General Manager at Castaway Island Fiji, responded to this review

Bula AJC1965, We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to post this review. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your bure 59. As you are aware we are continuing with our bure refurb works and we aim to complete all the works by mid June, 2017. You will be happy to know that the new bure layout will...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a month since we got back & we're still dreaming of Castaway... Was here as part of our 10th wedding anniversary & since we were bringing along our 2 sons (aged 6 & 4), we had to make sure that the resort we chose was kid-friendly. And we cldn't be happier with our choice! The kids really love...

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Steven A, General Manager at Castaway Island Fiji, responded to this review

Bula Nuraisha, Well that was worth waiting for - thanks for the review from your stay last month. We enjoyed reading how much your family enjoyed Castaway. Sounds like you made some wonderful family memories together. Castaway is mum and dad heaven. A safe and pristine environment where the kids can experience freedom at its absolute best and you all...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We have just got back from Castaway, had a lovely Bure 23 outlook is water. Daughter went to kids club and loved it! Pools are lovely one for the kids is great as it has cover from the sun! Food is a bit of a hit and miss, we didn't do the meal plan, and payed as we went. We...

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Steven A, General Manager at Castaway Island Fiji, responded to this review

Bula Naomi S, Thank you for your review. We are pleased to read that your enjoyed your holiday experience on Castaway. Our Kids Club is well renowned and am happy to hear that your daughter also enjoyed her time here. Overall we are happy to read that you "had a lovely stay". Thanks again for taking the time to post...

Uki, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We've just returned from Castaway Island having spent 6 nights there. We were two families of three, with one teenager per family. We snorkelled, kayaked around the island, took a day trip to Modriki Island, went banana boat riding, dined on the beach, bushwalked, explored hidden beaches and generally, had a marvellous time. When not out and about we spent...

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Steven A, General Manager at Castaway Island Fiji, responded to this review

Bula Tim W, We can't tell you how lovely it is to read that your time spent at Castaway was "wonderful". We aim to provide a place that is far away from what the rest of the world is these days. Where your family is welcomed into the Castaway family and people (couples or families) can disconnect with technology in...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Castaway Island, Fiji provides a unique South Pacific experience - a great place to relax, unwind and enjoy life's simple pleasures. Fiji's most popular island resort has guests returning year after year to experience the magic that is "Castaway". The island's 174 acres are covered with lush tropical vegetation, and surrounded by white sand beaches and vibrant coral reefs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castaway Island Fiji

Address: Castaway Island | Mamanuca Island group, Fiji Islands, 1111, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Mamanuca Islands > Castaway Island (Qalito)
Price Range: $642 - $986 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Castaway Island Fiji 4*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
Castaway Island Fiji Hotel Qalito Island
Castaway Island Fiji Qalito
Castaway Island Resort
Fiji Castaway Resort
Castaway Fiji Hotel Island
Castaway Island Fiji Castaway Island (Qalito)
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“Small kids - get a bure closer to everything, save the hassle of kids winging.”
 of 5 bubbles Toowoombamel, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We enjoy the south side of the island.”
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“Island buree maybe best as ocean view exposed to strong winds and some lack privacy”
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“Ocean front is the best, but none are far from the action and views”
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