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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My partner & I stayed on Castaway for our small wedding ceremony and honeymoon. It was the most beautiful holiday imaginable! The island is SO relaxing & picturesque....we did not want to come home! We decided to travel in Fiji's wet season (!!!) .... and had beautiful weather every day. The staff were very sweet and welcoming- it felt like...

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

Bula Tarnie H, Thank you for taking the time to post your review and for the 5 STAR rating. We do know that there are many places in Fiji and around the world you could have chosen to have your wedding and honeymoon and we are humbled that you elected to do this on Castaway! We are pleased to read...

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Just spent 3 days at Castaway, and had an absolute ball, The whole set up has an awesome vibe. Thanks to all the freindly staff, and a big shout out to the resort manager," Marion", who couldn't do enough to make our stay very memorable.

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

Bula Andy O, Thank you for your review! Great to hear that you all had an "absolute ball". Marian/ "Marion" , says Bula! We look forward to welcoming you back home. Vinaka, The Castaway Family

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We stayed here for a week in an ocean front bure. The room is small but well appointed and just a few feet from the beach. However, toiletries were lacking. The lagoon itself has some wonderful snorkeling (especially in the north beach side) and better than the snorkel trips offered by the dive center. The staff itself are very friendly...

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

Bula LosAngelestravelover, Thank you for review. We appreciate your comments for improvement and I will look into them. Overall we are pleased to note that you enjoyed the family holiday and gave us a 5 STAR rating. Thank you for recommending Castaway to our readers and we look forward to welcoming you back home. We wish you and the family...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

From the moment you step off the boat onto the white sand, up to the Sundowner Bar for a welcome drink, you know that time spent on this island will be memorable. A personal tour around the island shows you the beautiful pools, bures and restaurants. Days are spent lazily by the pool, snorkelling or any number of water activities,...

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

Bula mofoandmofo, Thank you for taking the time to post your holiday experience on Castaway. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your holiday in "Paradise". Thank you also for recommending Castaway to our readers and we look forward to welcoming them to "Paradise". Till your next visit, we wish you a Happy New Year! Vinaka, The Castaway Family

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Wow where do I start....we have just recently returned from 5 glorious days on Castaway. We arrived greeted by aquamarine waters, sunshine and a group of staff singing on the beach. We were then moved upstairs to the Sundowner bar for a complimentary fruit mocktail. After Tim gave us a tour of the island facilities we were set and rearing...

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

Bula Amsch70 Wow!! It is very humbling and heart-warming reading such great feedback. Thank you very much for taking the time to write your experience on our unique Island. We are delighted to hear that your 5 days on Castaway was ‘Glorious’! I’m happy to know that your experience began the moment you stepped foot off our tender boat onto...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We came into this resort with a sickness, or food poisoning from a prior resort- I had asked the person helping us out to put us in a room that was quiet. They put us right next to the "engineering shop" where the generators are located, there was grinding and banging our entire stay. After spending our entire day cooped...

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

Bula Robert G Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We welcome all feedbacks as they are invaluable to us and the resort. We are sorry to hear that you were not well when you came on Island. My sincere apologies for the noise that was happening around your bure, I only hoped that I was made...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We travelled to the amazing Castaway Island for our first overseas family holiday and loved it. As soon as we got off the boat we were warmly welcomed and I just knew it was going to be the beginning of a memorable holiday. The staff here are all so lovely and friendly, they especially make an effort to remember the...

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

Bula Amytxi Thank you very much for posting your review on Castaway. It is always humbling and overwhelming to read such great reviews. We are delighted to know that you and your family loved Castaway! The experience of Castaway begins the moment you step of our tender boat onto the beach and hear the serenaders signing you our welcome song....

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I picked Castaway Island to renew our wedding vows after 25 years. I now ask why it took us so long to find this pearl. We had the whole family in train but the Castaway team could not have more accomodating. We left the arrangements in he very capable hands of Hiram and he put the show...

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Bula Petethelorrikeet Once again Congratulations on your renewal of vows. Thank you for posting your experience and thank you for choosing Castaway to celebrate another milestone achievement in your life. It is indeed a very special momentous occasion and I am delighted to know that our family of hosts were accommodating. We have a wonderful family of hosts on Castaway...

Grangemouth
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Took a day say sail from Port Denarau only twenty people per day allowed to visit this paradise island so it will not be over run with dat trippers. Our host had Scottish Ancestors and make us extremely welcome The beach the water and the views are spectacular. Food in the resort hotel was excellent. Plenty to do for water...

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

Bula Alan A Thank you for posting your review about your day trip on Castaway. It is indeed paradise! Castaway Island is truly blessed to have picturesque views and crystal blue water, thank you for highlighting this. Thank you for commending on the food, I will surely pass on your feedback to our Executive Chef. We do have a variety...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Not sure where to begin? I researched the Island prior to booking by reading a lot of reviews. Frankly I couldn’t believe all the good reviews this place got from guest all over the world. I could have never been more wrong. If there is a Paradise, it spells C.A.S.T.A.W.A.Y. We, that’s 7 family members 3 generations, arrived at Castaway...

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Bula Gerhard987 Thank you for posting this wonderful review. It is always rewarding to get feedback from our families that have visited our shores. It was great welcoming you and your entire family home! It is very humbling and overwhelming to know that you class Castaway Island as Paradise! The guest experience begins from the moment you step off the...

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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
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge
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 

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Address: Castaway Island | Mamanuca Island group, Fiji Islands, 1111, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Mamanuca Islands > Castaway Island (Qalito)
Price Range: $729 - $1,013 (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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“If purchasing a Beachfront Bure ask for the North side - it has beach”
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“Small kids - get a bure closer to everything, save the hassle of kids winging.”
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“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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