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Cocos Castaway

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27/06/2017 28/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room looked out onto the Ocean, most of the beaches had only our footprints that day. "As luck would have it" Determination day on Home Island was my birthday too. They laid on a feast for all,with a sports day and local dancing after lunch. The trip of a lifetime.

Thank petesully2013
Annelies F, Owner at Cocos Castaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hope you will return one day the experience the Cocos hospitality again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's quite a journey to fly to Cocos Island, Australia's westernmost territory and on arriving I really felt like I should get a medal or some sort of lei! However it was worth every cent and travel mile to visit such a unique atoll in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Google images don't lie - the beaches, blue gel...

1Thank Fabes74
Annelies F, Owner at Cocos Castaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your informative and positive review. We hope you will visit our little paradise again for an anniversary.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We Booked our accomodation in cocos islands via Virgin Australia package deal. Stayed in Cocos Castaway Vila. The room was very clean with comfortable beds and there were kitchen appliances available for cooking. Make sure you bring your food ingredients to the island as the food quality and options in the islands are very poor. Owner was very kind and...

Thank Pardiss21
Annelies F, Owner at Cocos Castaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and your helpfulness at check out time. We hope you will be able to visit the islands again.

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Cocos for six days, was stranded due to cyclone. However, it was the best thing happened in my life. Not many people know about this place and that's what makes it unique. You have lots of privacy in this tranquil place. Don't expect restaurants and cafes !!!! Not a place for massages & eating luxury.... if you are...

Thank Sara A
Annelies F, Owner at Cocos Castaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hopefully you will visit our beautiful islands again in a different season, without the risk of cyclones.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2017

My partner Eva and I travelled to Cocos Keeling to scuba dive and we were absolutely delighted with the scuba diving and equally with our accommodation at Cocos Castaway. The fun started the minute we walked out of the airport. On being greeted by our host Annelies and Dieter from Cocos Dive we then rolled our luggage trollies the 150...

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Annelies F, Owner at Cocos Castaway, responded to this review

Thank you both for your kind review. It was a pleasure observing how much you enjoyed our little piece of paradise. Looking forward to your return.

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

My sister and I stayed with our parents in a two bedroom single story apartment. There aren't many places in the world where accommodation right next to the airport is a good thing, but this is one. Pretty much everything on West Island is next to the airport, which means that you are 15 seconds away from your room when...

Thank Edmo1066
Annelies F, Owner at Cocos Castaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your informative review. Our beautiful islands are indeed the place to put all your worries behind you and just relax.

Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Was on Cocos for work. Stayed at Castaway and it was fantastic. Neat and tidy room, comfortable bed, well equiped kitchen (even had picnic stuff), washing machine and view of the beach from the deck. Beautiful beaches all around - a must do the motorised kayak with Kylie and Ash - the snorkelling and beaches will blow u away.i I...

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Annelies F, Owner at Cocos Castaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am glad to read your toothbrush made it's way back to you.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had a great stay at Castaways - beautiful little self contained room, a few foot steps to the beach and right in the heart of the small community! It had everything we needed during our stay and no disturbances!

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Annelies F, Owner at Cocos Castaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 23 January 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with Graham and Anneliese at Cocos Castaway, any more relaxed and I may have been unconscious! The villa was terrific, fantastic view, clean with that nice and new feeling, even better than we hoped. Graham and Anneliese are fantastic hosts, always available to help or answer any questions whilst leaving us to just enjoy and...

Thank Tony D
Annelies F, Owner at Cocos Castaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you all back in our paradise

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I’ve been to the Cocos Islands three times—and that makes three times I haven’t wanted to leave. We’ve stayed at Cocos Castaway each time and think it’s the best accommodation on West Island. It’s the only accommodation that’s situated right on the beach—you can lie in your hammock on your deck watching the sun go down over the ocean, with...

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Annelies F, Owner at Cocos Castaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and lengthy review. It was an absolute pleasure seeing you both again, and seeing in the New Year with you. Hope our beautiful islands will tempt you to return again soon.

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  • Kitchenette
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Self contained beach side accommodation, some with direct ocean views. Centrally located with easy access to all amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cocos Castaway

Address: 81 Sydney Highway, 6799
Region: Indian Ocean > Cocos (Keeling) Islands > West Island
Price Range: €125 - €265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cocos Castaway 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Go for the ocean view rooms”
petesully2013, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Next time we will choose an Ocean View Room”
Philiptubb, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Chose an end room for more privacy.”
ImpulsivePerth, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Book a higher category room than a standard villa if you want a private verandah and a direct ocean view.”
kpc_kpc, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“our room with a view of the ocean was the best”
helenjmiller79, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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