Castaways Resort, Karioitahi Beach, Auckland

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Castaways Resort Auckland

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.

Accommodation at Castaways

With 15 well appointed spacious two bedroom Chalets, and 10 stylish Studio units, Castaways Resort offers accommodation options to suit couples, families, wedding guests or conference delegates.

Whether you’re attending a wedding, are a conference guest, a group of friends or perhaps a couple escaping for a night away, be sure to take full advantage of our resort facilities during your stay with us at Castaways Resort.

  • Executive Chalet - This fully refurbished executive two bedroom chalet has been fitted with modern amenities and designed to be a relaxing space to get away from the stresses of modern life.
  • Chalets - Castaways’ two bedroom chalets offer panoramic views over Karioitahi beach. Featuring super king beds (or two singles), full kitchen and laundry facilities, an open plan dining and lounge area, and balcony to enjoy the stunning west coast sunset. Each Chalet can sleep up to four people in two bedrooms, with each bedroom having its own en suite. An ideal option for families, longs stays, and corporate or wedding guests.
  • Studios - Castaways’ stylish studio units feature a generous intimate space with living area, super king bed (or two singles), en suite bathroom and a kitchenette with cooking hob, microwave/convection oven, and tea and coffee making facilities. Enjoy a restful sleep as you listen to the waves crash on the beach below. Each studio also has a private deck with ocean views. Perfect for romantic escapes. The room can also be used as a boardroom meeting space for up to 10 delegates.

Couples Glam Camping - A Castaways Resort Glam Camping Experience provides the ultimate blend of nature and luxury. Just 50 minutes drive from Auckland’s CBD and airports will bring you to the stunning cliff tops of Castaways Resort. Our Glam Camping couples experiences are completely unique and we are excited to be the only company to now offer a multi-site, two night experience in New Zealand. Castaways Resort Glam Camping sites are located in secluded picturesque settings which showcase the best that nature has to offer.

A Castaways Resort Coastal Glam Camping Experience includes:

  • Transportation from Castaways Resort to your secluded Glam Camping location

  • A gourmet dinner and breakfast package complete with cooking instructions and BBQ

  • A bottle of wine and other beverages as well as chocolate and fruit treats

  • Hotel style linen and toweling and heating for the chilly months

  • Breathtaking views straight from your pillow to the ocean below

  • A seamless solar powered “off the grid” luxury experience

  • An outdoor “under the stars” bath experience

  • The unique feeling of luxury combined with escapism that only a Castaways Resort Glam Camping Experience can provide



Situated on one of our highest peaks with stunning panoramic views, our onsite day spa Bersantai offers guests the opportunity to simply relax, de-stress and indulge. With a restorative range of treatments available including massages, facials, manicures, pedicures and unique outdoor stone bath experiences, let our team pamper you.


If you feel like getting active, trying something new or simply want something fun to do, have a go at one of our adventures. Take aim with an archery or clay target shooting experience, or have a bit of fun with a round of frisbee golf. We recommend booking your activities at least one week in advance. Some activities are weather dependent.


We have a variety of private venues available for hire. All venues feature our fabulous views and are ideal for weddings, conferences, meetings and private dining events. For more information about our private venue hire, including availability and pricing, contact us.


Enjoy a drink and a meal at our onsite restaurant and bar, Castaways. With impressive views over the Tasman Sea and a menu of modern, contemporary family friendly cuisine.


This fifteen minute walk along the cliff tops, with magnificent views across the resort and Karioitahi beach, is a must do when visiting Castaways.

Castaways Resort, Karioitahi Beach, Auckland Enquiry Form


685 Karioitahi Road
Waiuku 2683

Phone: +64 9 236 5041


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