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FINALIST IN THE 2016 AIR NEW ZEALAND COOK ISLANDS TOURISM AWARDS Best Self Contained 3 Star Property, Best Bar & Restaurant, and Best Customer Service. Castaway Resort - located on the sunset and sheltered west coast of Rarotonga, this small adult only resort offers fully self catering accommodation at cost effective rates. Featuring a mix of rooms and villas with views over the pool, white sandy beach, and pristine lagoon, Castaway has something to suit any traveller. All rooms are air conditioned for comfort and are equipped with full amenities. Castaway boasts two restaurants and bars; poolside dining at Crusoes Restaurant & Bar with a themed night menu or dine on the beach with your toes dipped in the sand at Wilsons Beach Bar, fantastic beach location, relaxed ambience, swimming pool, complimentary daily tropical breakfast, snorkelling equipment, kayak, and beach towels. In walking distance to nearby restaurants, car rental companies, and a convenience store located opposite the Resort for your last minute supplies or grocery needs. Onsite parking is available with access to street parking nearby. A bus stop is located directly outside the resort for guests who want to take a bus ride to main town Avarua or a circle tour of the island.
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All reviews michelle and paul beach bar skewers watch the sunset yakitori other guests wonderful hosts cereal and toast fish a great stay stayed longer cook islands spent a week laid back island paradise fantastic location tropical breakfast
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 4th trip to Castaway and we just love the relaxing experience that you are able to have in a small resort. the people, the entertainment and the food were once again fantastic. the new alterations that have been done and are to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My Mum and I visited the Cook Islands for her 60th Birthday in October. Before booking we were looking at various accommodation for the trip and adult only Castaway Resort kept coming up so we decided to book. I had expectations of how I thought...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this resort direct with Michelle online and from the first email till the day we left both Paul and Michelle and the staff could not do more than enough to help make our holiday pleasurable and memorable. This is a great little resort...More

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Response from CastawayTeam, Manager at Castaway ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Orana Mark and Anne, Thank you again for taking the time to write a review for us on TripAdvisor. We appreciate it hugely! It was a pleasure having you both stay with us and all our staff from top to bottom genuinely enjoyed meeting...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Great place to relax and unwind especially in the evenings having a few drinks with friends at the beach bar. Plenty of good food on the menu as well along with friendly staff and the best service we experienced on the island. Even spotted whales...More

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Response from CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway ResortResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Orana Graeme! Thank you for taking the time to do a TripAdvisor review for us! It goes a long way towards helping more people become aware of us here with our little slice of paradise in Rarotonga. We are glad to hear that you...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

I spent a week at Castaway with a few mates . We had an awesome time here . The food is great and with so many different options and a good drink selection to go with it . The staff were fantastic and the service...More

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Response from CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway ResortResponded 11 October 2018

Kia Orana Lance! Thank you for taking the time out to generate a review for us on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you and your friends enjoyed yourselves and that yu found your stay with us satisfactory. We thank you in advance for...More

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"new rooms being built so check their website"
1 week ago
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"To be honest I would say any of the rooms but especially beachfront"
1 week ago
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"try the yakitori skewers"
30 Sep 2018
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"Beach side cabins were the best in my view - just steps away from the beach. beautiful"
21 Jul 2018
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US$130 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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