Escape to Castaways

Auckland’s Best Kept Secret

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Karioitahi Beach, Auckland

Spectacular ocean front destination


Situated on the wild coastal cliff tops of Karioitahi Beach on the west coast of Auckland, New Zealand, Castaways Resort is perfect for an overnight escape, a one of a kind wedding location, or a distraction free conference venue.

The newly renovated Castaways Restaurant & Bar, offers relaxed a-la-carte dining 365 days a year, and Bersantai Day Spa can treat you to truly indulgent experience. 

All of this within 70 kilometres from the Auckland CBD and airport and 115 kilometres from Hamilton.

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If you're seeking the ultimate location to recharge your batteries and feel invigorated, then Castaways Resort is a great choice.

All of the chalets and studios feature private decks with ocean views, 12 Sky channels & WiFi internet. They are fully serviced with linen and toweling as well as tea and coffee making facilities.

The beautiful and remote location of Karioitahi Beach offers a true sense of escape. It’s wild coastline and stunning sunsets will simply take your breath away.

The team at Castaways looks forward to welcoming you to Castaways Resort, Auckland's most stunning ocean front destination.


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Whether you are a Castaways Resort guest or are visiting for the day, we invite you to experience dining, relaxing and intimate day spa, or one of our venues for conferences, meetings or weddings.



Castaways Restaurant & Bar sits on the cliff tops of Karioitahi Beach - so close to Auckland, yet a true escape from the ordinary. 


Day Spa

Bersantai Day Spa is set in tranquil, relaxing and intimate coastal surroundings on the cliff tops above Karioitahi Beach and Castaways Resort.



Multiple venue spaces are available at Castaways Resort and all of our venue rooms feature: stunning ocean views, air conditioning and complimentary WiFi.



Treasure your special day with a wonderful cliff top ceremony followed by a stunning reception featuring fabulous food and care from our experienced team. 


Gift Cards

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Castaways’ gift cards make wonderful gifts, whether it’s for a birthday, anniversary, milestone event such as a new baby, or simply to say Thank You. Treat a friend, loved one or client to an indulgent experience at Castaways Resort, Bersantai Day Spa or Castaways Restaurant & Bar and escape the ordinary.

My wife and I booked a night at Castaways for a special break. We were not disappointed – amazing remote location, sparkling clean room with private views over the west coast. The restaurant was very good – we had dinner and breakfast and both were exceptionally good. Will definitely return.
— Pipi16, TripAdvisor


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Castaways Resort has been granted resource consent to expand onto our 52 ha freehold property adjacent to the existing Castaways Resort facilities. This is your opportunity to invest in our little slice of paradise.

The expansion will add 100 two bedroom chalets, a 500 guest wedding/ conference/ restaurant facility, concert venue and all other buildings, site works and infrastructure normally associated with a resort including a day spa, pool




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Physical Address:
685 Karioitahi Road, Karioitahi Beach, Waiuku.

Postal Address:
PO Box 226, Waiuku, 2341, New Zealand.

+64 9 236 5041