Castaway Island

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Castaway Island, or Qalito, is an island of the Mamanuca Group in Fiji. It is inhabited, with a tourist resort on its west side. The island has an area of 70 hectares (170 acres).

Access[edit]

Castaway Island is located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) offshore from Nadi International Airport. It is accessible by either boat, seaplane or helicopter. The sea trip takes about 1 hour and 50 minutes, travelling past several other Mamanuca Islands.

Resort Map[edit]

The island’s 174 acres are covered in rich tropical rainforest, surrounded by white sand beaches, vibrant coral reefs and azure waters.

You can view a Castaway Island Fiji Resort Map here

Traditional Fijian Name and present day use[edit]

Known traditionally by the Fijians as “Qalito”, Castaway Island today is a private island resort used for holidays and vacations - in particular honeymoons and family holiday vacations.

Island Inhabitants[edit]

The Fijian resort staff live on-island in a staff village. The bulk of the staff are from the Main island of Viti Levu.



Coordinates: 17°44′01″S 177°08′02″E / 17.7336°S 177.1339°E / -17.7336; 177.1339