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Castaway Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We stayed in a beachfront room which was lovely. Cool, clean and well maintained rooms. Friendly and extremely helpful staff made our holiday really enjoyable. The pool was lovely and refreshing and the snorkeling off the beach was great - with fabulous fish and crystal clear water.

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CastawayTeam, Marketing Administrator at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our resort! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and especially the snorkeling.

New Zealand
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We stayed at Castaway for 3 nights in November. We wished we stayed longer. Our room was huge..we had a two bedroom unit upstairs with 2 bathrooms and a large kitchen, lounge and deck overlooking the pool area. Everything was very clean and worked well. Wilson's beach bar was the best bar on the island. A great place to stay...

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CastawayTeam, Marketing Administrator at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the excellent feedback! The team here at Castaway are happy to hear that you were satisfied with the resort. We look forward to hosting you again in future.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This was our first time in Rarotonga. We travelled with two friends who had stayed at Castaway before and they loved it, so we all stayed there late November for 5 nights. Michelle, Paul and the rest of the staff were welcoming and accommodating and we were made to feel at home. The rooms were great - we had a...

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review on our resort. The Castaway Team very much appreciate all the feedback you had for us. We are glad you had a great stay with us and we hope to see you again in future.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 December 2016

My partner Wendy Shaw and I spent 12 nights at Castaway late Nov 16. We had been there 4 years prior for 8 nights and loved it so much we decided to return…. we travel a lot and have never been back to anywhere else so to return to a place we know is saying something… to us it says...

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CastawayTeam, Marketing Administrator at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thanks Mal and Wendy for the review! We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves a second time here with us and take it as a huge compliment that we were worthy of a second visit from you guys. Our beach bar will be forever alive with your music contribution and the staff are very grateful. We are happy to hear...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Good mid range accomodation. We had one of the larger rooms which was very spacious and had everything we needed. Michelle and Paul were great hosts and the staff were friendly and very helpful. We'll certainly stay there again when we come back.

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on our resort. The Castaway Team are very grateful for your input. We are glad you had a great stay with us and we hope to see you again in future :)

Rancho Cucamonga, California
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We just returned from a 2 week stay in Rarotonga, we had dinner 3 times at the Castaway. Each time we were impressed with the servers, quality of food and ambiance. The owner was there twice, and made sure all of the guests were happy. You cant beat the sunsets.

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review on our resort. We appreciate the great feedback you've given us and hope to see you again in future.

Nanaimo
Reviewed 12 November 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a three week stay at the Castaway Resort in April of this year. We were in unit #9 which is one of the beach front units right in front of Wilson’s bar. The room was clean (the housekeepers did a great job) and it did have an air conditioner. Electricity is very expensive there (80...

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review on our resort. The Castaway Team very much enjoyed reading all the positive feedback you had for us. We are glad you had a great stay with us. Michelle is absolutely fond of your Miss Cook Islands comment and sends her gratitude. Rosally thanks you for the compliment on her massage techniques and is...

Te Puke, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stayed at the Castaway resort for 6 nights and had an absolute blast. Michelle, Paul and staff made us feel incredibly welcome. Absolutely loved room 8 which is right on the beach by the fabulous bar and restaurant. The live music was so incredibly good, add to that a beautiful sunset every evening and you have yourself the romantic...

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review on our resort. The Castaway Team very much enjoyed reading your review. We are glad you had a great stay with us and look forward to hosting you again in future.

Reviewed 28 October 2016

Great little resort. Friendly and welcoming staff. Great restaurant and sunset beach bar. Food was fantastic with a different menu every night. Would definitely go back to the same hotel, paradise for sure.

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review on our resort. The Castaway Team very much appreciate your review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience and time at Castaway Resort :)

Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We didn't stay at the resort, but did have 2 meals there; lunch and dinner. The restaurant is located right on the beach and has a great outlook. The day we were there whales were just off the reef. The restaurant is suitable for all ages and has a very relaxed atmosphere. The service was great with an extensive menu....

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Castaway Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your meals with us and happy that you happened to witness the whales that day! We do get some very humid nights in Rarotonga especially coming into our wet season during each year. We always have alternative dining areas available in case of unpredictable weather conditions and are always...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. Castaway Resort was voted a finalist in the Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Industry Awards in 3 categories; Best Self Contained 3 Star Property, Best Bar & Restaurant, and Best Customer Service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castaway Resort

Address: Arorangi, Cook Islands (Formerly Castaway Beach Villas)
Region: Cook Islands > Southern Cook Islands > Rarotonga
Price Range: £100 - £202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castaway Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Castaway Beach Villas Hotel Rarotonga
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