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Cocos Castaway

Overview of Cocos Castaway

Entire apartment

Cocos Castaway

3.5 star property
West Island beachfront apartments with kitchenettes

10.0/10 Exceptional

12 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Internet access
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Map
81 Sydney Highway, West Island, 6799

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Cocos Islands (CCK) - 1 min drive
  • Free airport pick-up

Restaurants

  • Maxi's Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Saltmakers by the Sea - 2 min walk
  • WICK Cafe - 11 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Cocos Castaway

Cocos Castaway is just 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from the airport and offers free pick-up service (available 24 hours). Free self parking is an added perk, and guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Bonuses like washing machines, refrigerators, and microwaves are in all apartments. Fellow travelers like the comfortable beds and central location.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 1 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 9 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must contact the property for check-in information
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 3:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Property amenities

Beach

  • On the beach
  • Beach towels

Internet

  • WiFi available (AUD 65 per week)

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free offsite parking
  • Free 24-hour pick-up airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Family friendly

  • Children stay free (see details)

Kitchenette

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle

Bedrooms

  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided

Entertainment

  • 47-cm flat-screen TV with digital service
  • DVD player
  • iPod docking station

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony or patio
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden

Laundry

  • Washing machine
  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • Desk

Comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Pets

  • No pets or service animals

Suitability/Accessibility

  • No elevators
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Safe
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Near the airport

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Bicycle on site
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Safety features

  • Smoke detector

General

  • 7 rooms
  • 1 floor
  • Individually furnished
  • Access via exterior corridors

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • WiFi is available in guestrooms for AUD 6.95 for 60 minutes (rates may vary)
  • WiFi is available in public areas for AUD 65 per week (rates may vary)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Cocos Castaway
Cocos Castaway Aparthotel
Cocos Castaway Aparthotel West Island
Cocos Castaway West Island
Cocos Castaway Apartment
Cocos Castaway West Island
Cocos Castaway Apartment West Island

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Cocos Castaway?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Cocos Castaway?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Cocos Castaway?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Cocos Castaway?
Yes, a free shuttle from the airport is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Cocos Castaway?
You can check in from 1 PM - 3:30 PM. Check-out time is 9 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Cocos Castaway and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as cycling. Cocos Castaway also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Cocos Castaway?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include WICK Cafe (3.4 mi).
Does Cocos Castaway have a kitchen or kitchenette?
Yes, there is a kitchenette which also includes a refrigerator, a microwave, and cookware.
Does Cocos Castaway have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, each apartment features a balcony or patio.

Reviews

10.0

Exceptional

9.8/10

Cleanliness

9.8/10

Staff & service

10.0/10

Amenities

9.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Castaway is a great place to stay at Cocos
Cocos Castaway was recommended to us by friends and it didn't disappoint. We booked an oceanfront bungalow with two bedrooms for our family of 3 adults. Our bungalow is Balinese inspired with lots of timber, thatch look ceiling, and tropical flower artwork. It's lovely and so well setup with lots of extras like washing machine (in the large bathroom) and washing powder, pegs, basket, and drying rack supplied. There are clothes lines as well on the side of the building but we didn't use them because we had a lot of rain showers. There was soap supplied but you would need to bring your own shampoo, conditioner, body wash as needed. They supply bath towels and beach towels and large umbrellas. It is literally right across the road from the airport (and the club and Salty's cafe) so on arrival we were greeted by Annelies and walked across to our bungalow. The kitchen is also very well setup with plenty of extras like coffee plunger, esky, water container, thermos, frozen cooler blocks and ice trays. They supply a litre of milk in the fridge and tea,coffee,sugar,salt and pepper, and cooking oil. There's a microwave, two burner hot plate, a large electric frypan, kettle and toaster. The back verandah had table chairs and hammock and a lovely view of the ocean. Aircon was great for taking out the humidity, beds are comfortable and plenty of hangars supplied. Thanks Annelies for looking after us so well, we loved Castaway.
Sunset at the back of Castaway
The hammock got plenty of use
Peter, 7-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We like everything
Barbara, 10-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Coco's 2020
Our stay at Coco's castaway was magical. Very centrally located to all night life and restaurants. Room was immaculate with everything you need. Annalise and Graham were superb host's/owners and made you feel special. Dieter, booking, looked after us and is also the dive master. Gardens and beach side with turtles galore playing in the the surf. Scooter hire was simple with a very relaxed attitude to pick up and return, through Castaway. You feel like a part of the island family when you stay here. Have already provisionally booked for next year, just waiting on work approval.6 out of 5 stars.
David, 7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Excellent for island living
Location was walkable to airport,bar,restaurants,supermarket and tourist information office. Car rental availability with the owner. BBQ area on site. All cabins are the ocean side of the road. Everything you need for self sufficient living on this magical castaway island. Highly recommended Note: Internet plans are purchased at Tourist Office and then accessed via Hot Spots. The one in Castaway worked perfectly so easy to sit on veranda whilst checking your emails
Martin, 7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lovely place to stay at and would highly recommend
I just spent 10 nights at Castaways for a kitesurfing holiday. I would highly recommend staying there. I stayed in a superior studio that could sleep 3 guests. The room was quite spacious, aircon, washing machine, large fridge and kitchenette with everything you could thing of. ie, eskie, picnic hamper. I loved the large veranda with a hammock, which was very relaxing after a long day of kitesurfing. The location is very central, the grocery store, bar and eateries were literally a stone throw away. And on the other side you were right by the ocean. They have some table & chairs setup under a fig tree, which was very peaceful of a morning watching the turtles feeding along the shore. Annelies and Graham were excellent hosts and helped anyway they could. Graham's a keen kitesurfer too, which was very handy in sharing knowledge of where to go and what to look out for. While I was there, I had some kitesurfing lessons from April who runs the F-One kite school. She was a very good instructor and would highly recommend her for lessons. I had a such a good kitesurfing holiday, I'll be back for next season. :)
Jason, 10-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Castaways close to beach , with view
well suited for our needs . ie fishing Annelise was a fantastic Host , and Dieter set it all up so easily. Cocos folk were all extremely accommodating in making us feel we were at home , to the extent we were treated as locals - just magic ! David O Dowd provided well with transport around West Island (Cocos Car Hire) Other excursions provided were well done We will probably return in a couple of years time Cheers, William & Sue Batchelor
10-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Perfect getaway
The Cocos Castaway was the perfect accommodation for my getaway. Right next to the ocean, clean, with everything you could possibly need. Excellent if you want to prepare meals in the villa (frying pan, tongs, toaster, microwave, etc. provided). All of the essentials in town (bar, restaurants, community centre) are less than a minute walk. Graham and Annelies are brilliant hosts, very helpful. Would highly recommend.
Michelle, 4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great location, really comfortable, has everything
Really enjoyed my stay. Bed was really comfortable. The room has everything you need and there is plenty of space. Great location right on the beach.
Elizabeth, 7-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We loved our stay at Cocos Castaways, the location is perfect, across the road from all the towns amenities, pub, cafe, tourist booking office, supermarket around the corner.....the rooms are very clean, well maintained and very private. Also beachfront to enjoy great sunsets and hear the constant waves from the ocean. It's not really a swimming beach and you will be best to gire a car for any day trips, especially if travelling with kids like us! Annalise and Graham the owners live next door & are always not far away if you have any queries about your roommate or the islands....really lovely couple. Great value.....thanks for helping making our holiday excellent. Simon, Benita & Chad.
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Centrally located, comfortable and complete
Great holiday, nice and relaxing. All what you imagine of a "Castaway" holiday.
Verified Expedia guest review