Castaway Resort Rarotonga

At Castaway Resort they pride themselves on being a small, quiet and secluded boutique resort. With only a small variety of rooms on-site to choose from, Castaway has the perfect balance of privacy and freedom. Set in the enchanting sunset village of Arorangi, Castaway is home to some of the islands most stunning sunsets and with Wilson's Beach Bar situated right on the beach, enjoy a cocktail or romantic dinner in front of the setting sun.


Castaway Resort is a self catering adults-only resort for people aged 16 years and above. We offer accommodation at cost effective rates for all types of travellers. All our rooms on-site are appropriately furnished to suit all basic needs and all exterior surroundings at the resort contribute to capturing that fresh, tropical, beachy feeling that is essential to every holiday experience in Rarotonga.


With a wide range of things to see and experience at Castaway, some of which are exclusive to Castaway Resort only. Watch the local people of Rarotonga fish in the lagoon or keep an eye out for humpback whales passing by during the months of July to November. Should you be lucky enough to come across one of these majestic creatures playing just beyond the reef, feel more than welcome to ring Wilson's Whale Bell up on our viewing deck. Swimming or snorkelling at the beach are very popular activities with our guests as well as kayaking toward the reef. Try one of our Cuban Havana Cigars or our signature cocktails "The Big Kahuna" both of which are only available at Castaway.


This friendly little resort is well known for its fantastic beach location, quirky character and relaxed ambience. With a friendly, small team of staff, they offer a personal and warm service. At Castaway, they treat all guests with the utmost care so that you feel appreciated and valued from the moment you arrive till the moment you board your plane again.


Castaway was also a finalist in the 2016 Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism Awards in 3 categories: Best Self Contained 3 Star Property, Best Bar & Restaurant and also Best Customer Service. 


Welcomes Adults 16+

At Castaway Resort, there are four room types to choose from that make up a total of 12 rooms on-site. They are:

  • 4 x Poolside Studios
  • 2 x Garden Villas
  • 4 x Ocean View Studios
  • 2 x Two-Bedroom Deluxe Suites

A two night deposit is required to secure your reservation, with full amount payable 30 days before arrival.  All rates are in NZ dollars.

Special Offers

Castaway Summer Special
$ 128

20% off normal season rates

Adults Only
Complimentary Breakfast / Tea/ Coffee
Complimentary use of snorkelling equipment
Hotels and Resorts
On-Site Restaurant
Swimming Pool
Tea/Coffee Facilities
WIFI access

-21.233531, -159.827758