Castaway island’s 174 acres are covered in rich tropical rainforest and surrounded by white sand beaches, vibrant coral reefs and azure South Pacific waters. This picture perfect Fijian resort setting is enhanced by the genuine warmth and hospitality of our family of staff. Stay in a ‘bures’ (bungalows) featuring traditionally inspired Fijian style thatched roofs nestled amongst lush tropical gardens or at the water’s edge.
- Roundtrip International Economy Class flights from Los Angeles or San Francisco on Fiji Airways (domestic US flights can be added at an additional cost)
- Round trip shuttle transfers Nadi to Denarau Marina
- Round trip boat transfers from Denarau Marina to Castaway Island
- 7 nights in an Island Bure
- Breakfast, lunch & Dinner daily
- Complimentary activities include non-motorized watersports equipment including sea kayaking, windsurfers, sailing, use of snorkeling equipment throughout the stay
- All airport taxes & fuel surcharges
- All hotel, local, and VAT (Goods & services taxes)
Day 1 - Depart Los Angeles or San Francisco to
Fiji (Add on flights from your local airport can be added at an
When you board a Fiji Airways flight, expect a warm & friendly Bula! Your Fijian vacation has begun. You’re not just a seat number; you’re part of Fiji Airways’ extended Fijian family. From Los Angeles, you will travel on Fiji Airways’ new flagship A-350 aircraft in Economy with a 31-32” pitch in a 3-3-3 configuration. Consider upgrading to Business Class from $2,000 per person each way with its fully lie-flat seats, all with individual aisle access due to its 1-2-1 seating configuration.
Image: Fiji Airways
Day 2 - Cross International Date line
Day 3 -
Arrive Fiji & Castaway Island Resort
On arrival in Nadi, you will be transferred to the Denarau marina for your boat transfer to Castaway Island Resort.
Castaway Island, Fiji, is located on a private 174-acre island, surrounded by white sand beaches and vibrant coral reefs. The resort is located on Qalito Island in the heart of Fiji's Mamanuca Island group. Located approximately 30km from the international gateway of Nadi, Castaway is accessible by a 1hr 50min scheduled ferry service or water taxi from Denarau Marina on the mainland, or a short 10min seaplane or helicopter flight.
Castaway provides a unique South Pacific island experience - a great way to relax, unwind and enjoy life’s simple pleasures: comfortable accommodations, great food, and a host of day and night time activities from which to choose. The island's 174 acres are covered with lush tropical vegetation, surrounded by white sand beaches, and encircled by vibrant coral reefs. The moment you come ashore you sense the difference, for Castaway is not just an island – it is people – the warmest, friendliest bunch of Fijians you are ever likely to meet.
Castaway offers sixty-six spacious, traditionally thatched Fijian style bures (bungalows) with a choice of beachfront, ocean view, or island location. All bures feature one king-size bed. Most include two additional single beds in their configuration, with those bures comfortably sleeping up to four persons. In the interests of maintaining the quality of the Castaway Island experience, the policy is to limit a maximum of four persons per bure (or up to ten persons in our one family beach bure). Each traditionally thatched bure features a high vaulted "tapa" lined ceiling with overhead fans. In most bures, sleeping and living quarters are separate, emphasizing privacy and comfort. All bures feature quality island-style furnishings, fabrics, and linen. Additionally, a refrigerator together with tea and coffee-making facilities is included. All bures have a large ensuite bathroom including a separate shower, toilet, and vanity area complete with hairdryer and toiletries with a Fijian flair.
Image: Castaway Beach bure / Outrigger
4-9 - Castaway Island Resort
Wake up each morning to a sumptuous buffet breakfast - Fiji's tropical fruits and juices, cereals, a selection of hot dishes and accompaniments including bacon, sausages, eggs any style, freshly baked croissants, hotcakes and Danish pastries, tea selection, and freshly brewed coffee. An all-day casual dining menu features light snacks and meals throughout the day to early evening. At night, dine alfresco under a canopy of Castaway stars overlooking the clear waters of the Pacific. The a la carte menu features the freshest Fijian seafood and crustaceans, with prime grade beef, poultry, and local Fijian specialties together with fresh vegetables, crisp salads, and crusty home-baked bread - complemented by a hand-selected wine list. Additionally, gourmet wood-fired pizzas are available in the Sundowner Bar.
Whether you decide to windsurf, paddleboard, or sail a catamaran around the lagoon, it's all in a day's activity at Castaway. View the living coral reef by snorkeling or through a glass-bottomed boat. Use of water sports equipment is available free of charge. At Castaway Island, scuba diving is an activity for the whole family. There is something for everyone, no matter what level of experience you have. There are introductory courses for those who have never tried scuba diving – a great way to discover the underwater world. Even children as young as age eight can try diving under the supervision of our PADI accredited instructors. In addition, there are shark and moray eel encounters, exploratory dive trips, and a whole range of diver's gadgets to try out for certified divers.
Image: Castaway Island Resort / Outrigger
Day 10 - Depart Castaway Island Resort for Los
Angeles or San Francisco
Time to reluctantly bid farewell to Castaway as you depart by boat to Denarau Marina and transfer to Nadi Airport. Board your Fiji Airways International non-stop evening flight to Los Angeles or San Francisco. Cross the International Dateline and arrive back in Los Angeles/San Francisco the same day.
* Package price is based on 2 adults sharing one room, up to two children sharing a bure stay free at Castaway including all meals. Flight & transfer costs apply, ask an Aspire Down Under consultant for pricing.
Package from pricing is per person based on double occupancy (2 people sharing a room) departures from Los Angeles or San Francisco for Castaway Island Stays 01 November -22 December 2023 & 15 January -31 March 2024. Add-on fares are available from other cities. Seats are limited and may not be available on every flight. Rooms are subject to availability. Cancellation penalties and other restrictions apply. All prices reflect a discount for purchases made by cash/wire transfer/check; please see terms and conditions for credit card payments. There are no discounts for payments made by credit cards. A valid passport with at least six months of validity is required.