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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After our wedding on the 4th of June 2016, we stayed for 3 nights at Castaway resort. We had the most wonderful, relaxing and enjoyable few days. The service was absolutely amazing from the restaurant staff to everyone else that helped with our wedding preparation. Highly recommended for any couple who would like to have a quiet and private intimate... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a relaxing getaway this is the place to come to. With a 1 hour drive south of Auckland through beautiful countryside you will be speechless when you see the wild ocean. The villas are very comfortable , the restaurant incredible and the beauty spa perfection. You won't want to leave. The staff are very friendly and helpful.

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Mauri-vdB, General Manager at Castaways Resort, responded to this review

Hello Debbie A Thanks so much for the lovely feedback of the resort. Im so pleased to see you you enjoyed your experience here with us. Regards Mauri Van Den Bosch General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Castaways was an easy distance from auckland in a truly beautiful spot between the rolling hills and the sea. Our room was exceptionally clean and so cleverly laid out with the concealed kitchen area. The bed and furniture were just lovely and comfortable. All in all with the little balcony giving us a gorgeous view of the sea and the... More 

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Mauri-vdB, General Manager at Castaways Resort, responded to this review

Hello pomsgone The view is indeed gorgeous, especially at sunset. I find myslef lucky enough to experience this daily whist at work. Thank you so much for your reveiw. Regards Mauri Van Den Bosch General Manager More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect spot for a relaxing evening away with the girls. Girls get away package is good value for money when you consider it includes accommodation, food, spa treatment, soak in the stone bath, glass of bubbles. Beach is great for a brisk morning walk. Stunning views from Villa room for 4.

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic place to stay, be independant and cook for yourself or visit their restaurant. We had a chalet which was very spacious and clean with amazing view. You can also go on some incredible walks along the clifftops or on the beach. Loved it!

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were lucky to have a night away at Castaways Resort and I have to say it was fantastic. We only stayed one night but it felt as though we had been away for a week! The staff are so friendly but not at all in the way, the accommodation is simple (in a good way!), immaculate... More 

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Kylie-Hall, Director of Sales at Castaways Resort, responded to this review

Hi there. Thank you so much for your wonderful review! That feeling you experienced of truly escaping but without having to travel a long distance is just what we're hoping our customers feel, so thank you for sharing. We look forward to having the pleasure of hosting you again sometime soon! Warm regards, More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much to the team at Castaways for a lovely night away. We were upgraded to a gorgeous chalet with breath-taking views, the service was incredible, and we really did have the most relaxing night away from everything. Thank you so very much.

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Kylie-Hall, Director of Sales at Castaways Resort, responded to this review

Hi Aimee. Thanks so much for your lovely review. We're so glad that you had such a relaxing time with us and enjoyed the upgrade to our elevated chalets. We hope to be of service to you again in the future. Warm regards, More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect for a winter get away as the location is 45mins drive from Auckland, yet the setting is very scenic and beautiful. Great views of the rugged west coast ocean from the lodge with all the mod cons and comforts. Out door bath is a great offering, but might feel too cramped if all baths are occupied, as they are... More 

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Kylie-Hall, Director of Sales at Castaways Resort, responded to this review

Hi Leon. Thank you very much for your review. It was a pleasure sharing our little slice of paradise with you and we hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, More 

Auckland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a brilliant view! Nice, tidy and big chalets. The staff were lovely. Was beautiful to wake up and see the stunning views. Had dinner at the restaurant and the food was delicious and staff vibrant and helpful. Pretty stoked with the overall stay! Also did their hike - it's a bit off the beaten track but only about 10min... More 

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Kylie-Hall, Director of Sales at Castaways Resort, responded to this review

Hello Emma. Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We feel very fortunate to be able to share this little slice of paradise with our guests and we're really pleased you selected Castaways Resort for your getaway. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards, More 

Auckland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect getaway! If you don't have a lot of free time but wanted to get away from city life.. This is the perfect spot! Highly recommended, so relaxing and beautiful no matter if you stay there only for one weekend or more. Will definetly come back

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Kylie-Hall, Director of Sales at Castaways Resort, responded to this review

Hello Anastasia. Thank you very much for your great review! You are so right - with Castaways Resort within 60 minutes driving time of Auckland's CBD and not far from Hamilton either, you can truly escape without having to waste a lot of time reaching your destination. That means more time for relaxing together, indulging and enjoying this special little... More 

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Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Castaways Resort is located on the stunning cliff tops of Kariotahi Beach, Auckland.With a fabulous range of services available, friendly and helpful staff and a commitment to providing wonderful experiences to guests, Castaways Resort is Auckland most popular cliff top ocean front resort.Be pampered at onsite Bersantai Day Spa, recharge with a walk along the ocean beach below, savour as you dine on the cliff tops at Agave Restaurant with the sounds of the ocean below, have fun with onsite activities such as 4WDing, archery and blokarting and relax in seaview accommodation - it's all here at Castaways Resort.Wonderful as a weekend getaway, perfect for a stopover during your New Zealand holiday (Aucklands International airport is only 45 minutes away), gorgeous as a wedding destination, ideal for your next conference or retreat and a true escape for a day trip, Castaways Resort is not to be missed! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castaways Resort

Address: 685 Karioitahi Road | Karioitahi Beach, Waiuku, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Waiuku
Price Range: $146 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Castaways Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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