Honeymoon guide to Castaway Island

Castaway Island (traditionally known as Qalito Island) is a tiny and scenic reef-fringed island covered in rich tropical rainforest, fringed by white-sand beaches and surrounded by crystal clear waters – an ideal spot for a honeymoon in Fiji.


Introducing Castaway Island, Fiji

Choose from a myriad of water sports, with snorkelling and diving especially good from the beach or at a tiny offshore island called Honeymoon Island, which boasts an idyllic beach nestled within a small cove.

Stroll through woodland to the island’s central peak for panoramic views of the lagoon and outer islands then visit Castaway Island's turtle sanctuary.

Where to stay on Castaway Island

Honeymoon couples can relax in comfort at the 4-star Castaway Island Resort. The island's only resort fronts a perfect crescent of white sand framed by bush-covered headlands.

Choose from spacious air-conditioned bures featuring vaulted tapa-lined ceilings and traditional thatched roofs. Pick your own spot to sunbathe on the long beach, paddle a kayak around the island, go snorkelling or dive the offshore reef.

Facilities include 2 restaurants, 3 bars, outdoor pool, games room, laundry service, massage, tennis court and various water sports. Note: For honeymoon couples this resort is best visited outside of school holiday periods.

Getting to Castaway Island

Castaway is serviced three times daily by South Sea Cruises via fast, 150 seat, split deck air-conditioned catamarans. Cruising time is roughly one hour, thirty minutes from Denarau Marina, Nadi. Denarau Marina is a 20 minutes drive from Nadi Airport.

Seaplanes and helicopters depart Nadi International Airport and from other locations by prior reservation arrangement. Flight time to Castaway Island is approximately ten minutes from Nadi.

Castaway Island is located approximately one kilometre northwest of Malolo Island in Fiji's Mamanuca Island Group.

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Latest update Castaway Island, Fiji: 12 May, 2022