I just arrived home yesterday after spending a wonderful week in Rarotonga where I stayed at Castaway Beach Villas. Paul and Michelle who celebrated their first year in the business are wonderful hosts. I found all the staff very friendly and quick to have a chat. Castaway has two bars with their own special qualities - one next to the pool and the other on the beach front. One of highlights for me was relaxing at the beach bar with a cocktail - either alcoholic or non alcoholic. Great place to socialise whilst watching the sunset. Crusoe the cat makes himself very welcome with all the quests.
The room I had was very clean and most importantly the bed was very comfortable. You don't have to go to far into the water to see some of the lovely fish.
Castaway supplies snorkelling gear and beach towels... You will need reef shoes.
As a fund raiser a local rugby team is planning on clearing an area for people to swim in front of the resort so that will be a real asset.
Paul and Michelle thank you for being great hosts.
Michelle, I look forward to seeing your new water feature.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Castaway Resort is a small escape quiet and secluded island paradise boutique resort featuring a mix of twelve units built on the edge of Rarotonga’s sunset side of the island, offering views of a white sandy beach, magnificent turquoise lagoon, reef and ocean beyond.Castaway Resort does not accept children under 16 years and offers accommodation at cost effective rates for all types of travellers. The furnishings and decor capture the tropical flavour of the island with the design and colours reflecting a light and airy tropical beachside living.Watch the people fish in the lagoon, and look for humped-backed whales passing off the reef in the months of July to November, swimming or snorkelling from the beach, kayaking out to the reef or sipping your favourite cocktail while viewing the best sunsets on the island...all this and more at Castaway Resort.This friendly little resort is well known for its fantastic beach location, quirky character and relaxed ambience. With a friendly small team we offer personal and intimate service at your door. We offer a range of accommodation at very cost effective rates for all types of travelers. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Castaway Beach Villas Hotel Rarotonga