Facilities & Amenities Summary
Sixty six spacious ‘bures’ (bungalows) featuring traditional Fijian style thatched roofs are nestled amongst lush tropical gardens or at the water’s edge. Stylish air conditioned interiors using natural rattan and local timber furnishings, feature high vaulted ceilings lined with hand painted ‘Tapa’ cloth – each one a unique and individual design. All bures are air conditioned as well as fan cooled. Choose from Island Bures set amidst fragrant tropical gardens, Ocean View bures set close to the beach and with water views or Beach Bures scattered along two stunning beaches with front verandahs that step straight onto a white sand beach, all with stunning ocean views.
Room amenities include: a beverages refrigerator, tea and plunge coffee making facilities, steam iron and ironing board, in room personal safe, toiletries, beach towels, stylist hairdryer, shampoo/conditioner and body lotion.
CASTAWAY KIDS CLUB
- Our legendary Kids Club is complimentary and open to children from 3 years of age.
- Castaway Kids participate in a series of fun activities with a distinct Fijian flavour.
- Hours of operation are 9:00am to 4:30pm and 6:30pm to 10:00pm daily.
The ladies (Maramas) of the Castaway family are delighted to provide babysitting services for up to three children per bure. Payment is made by cash directly to the baby sitters. Available 7:00am to 11:00pm.
Free WiFi (wi fi) connection is available on your own device at the Lali Bar, Sundowner Bar and Nuku Marau Bar & Grill. Alternatively a guest computer is available with internet connection at a reasonable charge based on intervals of 15 minutes usage.
Castaway Island produces pure drinkable water from our state of the art, reverse osmosis desalination plant providing the resort with water for all guest and resort usage.
A bag wash and fold service is available at our Laundry for a nominal charge.
GETTING TO CASTAWAY
It is strongly recommended to pre book all transfers prior to arrival in Fiji.
Scheduled Ferry Service – Operates three times daily (0900 morning, 1200 noon and 1500 afternoon) from Denarau Marina to Castaway and takes approximately one to one hour fifty minutes – check timetables for change.
Private Water Taxi – Operate from Denarau Marina with a travel time of 45 minutes.
Seaplane & Helicopter – Operate from Nadi International Airport during daylight hours only, with flying time of approximately 12 minutes.
Heli Combo Package – Combine your stay on Castaway with Outrigger on the Lagoon ∙ Fiji and our popular Heli Pac combination package deal featuring a one way 20 minute scenic flight between the resorts. Conditions apply.
Check In / Out
Check In Time – 2:00pm
Check Out Time – 10:00am
Castaway Island is a cashless island where all food, beverages, activities and boutique purchases may be signed to your bure account and settled on departure. Mastercard, VISA, American Express and Diners Club cards are accepted. Payment may also be made by cash in Fiji dollars or travellers cheques. Currency exchange service is available.
The resort Boutique offers general consumables including toiletries, gifts, resort apparel, books and jewellery.
Two distinct freshwater swimming pools to enjoy.
The 25 metre Malua lap pool with a depth ranging from 1.3m (4’3”) to 2.6m (8’6”) is a quiet haven designed specifically for adults’ enjoyment. Together with an adjoining 12 spa jet Jacuzzi it is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a glass of bubbly – why not! The Malua pool features a swim up bar with seating ledge and arm rest where you will enjoy cool cocktails and other concoctions whilst semi immersed in the pool.
The 20 metre Nuku Marau pool is a family swimming environment with fun water features, overhead shade for sun protection and features an adjoining Bar & Grill. The shallow depth of 0.3m (1’) to 1.4m (4’7”) makes it the ideal retreat for families with younger children.
ACTIVITIES WHICH ARE
- Snorkels, masks and fins
- Stand Up Paddle Boards
- Glass bottom boat coral viewing
- Beach volleyball
- Tennis, racquets and balls
- Barefoot shadow boxing classes
- Bushwalk to Castaway summit
- Cooking demonstrations
- Handline fishing
- Island hop excursions
- Snorkelling safari to inner or outer reef
- Dolphin safari excursion
- Boat trip to Chiefly village
- Banana boat rides
- Knee boarding
- Jet skiing
- Wake boarding
- Water Skiing
- Night snorkelling
- Sports & Game fishing
- Shell market excursion
- Pedicures and Manicures
- Hair braiding
PADI FIVE STAR GOLD PALM DIVE CENTRE
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.