Castaway Island from $3,999 PER PERSON INCLUDING INTERNATIONAL AIR

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.

Inclusions

  • 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 transfers Nadi - Castaway Island Resort
  • 7 nights in an Island bure
  • All meals
  • Complimentary activities include non-motorized watersports equipment including sea kayaking, wind surfers, sailing, use of snorkeling equipment throughout stay
  • All airport taxes & fuel surcharges
  • All hotel, local and VAT (Goods & services taxes)

Itinerary

Day 1 - Depart Los Angeles or San Francisco to Fiji (Add on flights from your local airport can be added at an additional cost)
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 $1,625 per person each way with its fully lie-flat seats, all with individual aisle access due to its 1-2-1 seating configuration.

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Day 2 - Cross International Date line

Day 3 - Arrive Fiji & Castaway Island Resort
On arrival into Nadi you will be transferred to the marina for your boat transfer to Castaway Island Resort.

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.

Matangi caters to adults only (16 years and older) with eight luxurious bures, three unique treehouses, and one two-bedroom/two-bathroom bure. Matangi’s bures and treehouses feature air-conditioning and ceiling fans, 4-poster king-size beds, and outdoor lava rock showers.

All meals and snacks are included in your stay. Enjoy fresh tropical fruits, fruit juices, cereals, freshly baked breads, pastries, banana loaf and muffins with your breakfast order including eggs any way you like, bacon, sausages, ham, pancakes, hash browns and omelets. Lunches are casual with a choice of fresh salads, fish, stir-fry, sandwiches made with freshly baked breads, quiches or pizzas followed by tropical fruits, fruit salad, mousse or ice cream. Romantic picnic lunches can be arranged on request at one of Matangi Island's secluded beach locations.

Dinner is a three-course meal or a buffet feast. An entrée / starter of soups or cocktails are followed by a choice of meats or fish for your main accompanied by fresh vegetables or salads and finished with mouth-watering desserts. Special romantic dinners on the beach are arranged for special occasions by request as are romantic picnics in Horseshoe Bay or other beaches. Freshly baked cookies, tropical fruit, brewed coffee and tea are available throughout the day. Afternoon tea is served between 3.00 pm and 4.00 pm with a selection of freshly baked cakes and / or cookies.

Day 4 - 9 - Castaway Island Resort
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 – all with our compliments. 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. For those that have never tried scuba diving there are introductory courses – 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. For certified divers there is shark and moray eel encounters and exploratory dive trips as well as a whole range of diver’s gadgets to try out.

Castaway buffet breakfast - Fiji's tropical fruits and juices, cereals, a selection of hot dishes and accompaniments including bacon, sausages, eggs any style, fresh baked croissants, hotcakes and Danish pastries, tea selection and fresh 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 breads - complemented by a hand selected wine list. Additionally gourmet wood fired pizzas are available in the Sundowner Bar.

Castaway offers sixty six spacious, traditionally thatched Fijian style bures (bungalows) with a choice of beach front, ocean view or island location. All bures feature one king size bed and 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, our policy is set 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 with the emphasis being on privacy and comfort. All bures feature quality island style furnishings, fabrics and linen. Additionally a refrigerator together with tea and coffee making facilities are provided. All bures have a large ensuite bathroom including separate shower, toilet and vanity area complete with hairdryer and toiletries with a Fijian flair.

Day 10 - Depart Castaway Island Resort for Los Angeles or San Francisco
Time to reluctantly bid farewell to Matangi as you depart by boat to Taveuni and board your flight to Nadi & connect to 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.

 

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Costing Per Person - Now until 31 March 2023

Island Bure $3,999

 

Conditions

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 from now – 31 Mar 2023. 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 validity is required.

 

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