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Wilson's Beach Bar - Castaway Resort Rarotonga

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Great night

My husband and I visited here for tea one night, some of the yummiest food we had on the island... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BrookeT587
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fantastic (:

great people fantastic staff so friendly, and wanting to help in any way fantastic food a change... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mjsillifant
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here for tea one night, some of the yummiest food we had on the island! The yakitori skewers were delicious and we loved the big kahunas!!More

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CastawayTeam, Manager at Wilson's Beach Bar - Castaway Resort Rarotonga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are happy that you and your husband enjoyed yourselves down here at Castaway and Wilson's Beach Bar and hope to see you both back for more skewers and Kahunas should you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great people fantastic staff so friendly, and wanting to help in any way fantastic food a change of menu every night and Japanese food all the time, raw fish yummy skewers ,scallops steak ,prawns etc vegetarian the castaway bar on the beach was great and...More

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Wilson's Beach Bar - Castaway Resort Rarotonga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana Mike! Thanks for the awesome review! We hope you enjoyed your latest visit to Raro! How about that monkey huh? Funnily enough we didn't see it round much after you left. Must've been hiding in your suitcase! Anyways, thanks for writing us a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wilson's beach bar at the Castaway resort is one of the hidden gems in the Cook Islands. The bar is located right on the beach with tables available on the sand looking out towards the beautiful water and horizon. I went with a group of...More

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Wilson's Beach Bar - Castaway Resort Rarotonga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Orana! Thank you for your review on our Trip Advisor page! We greatly appreciate your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our signature drinks (Kahunas) and were able to sample our delicious skewer & seafood platters! We look forward to having...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the beach with excellent sunsets. Happy hours from 3 to 6 (very happy 3 hours). A good fair range of drinks at the 'normal' price for the Island - good happy hour price though. When we first came 6 years ago the happy...More

Thank WayneK160
CastawayTeam, Owner at Wilson's Beach Bar - Castaway Resort Rarotonga, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Orana Again! Thank you for generating a second review on our beach bar and dining! It's definitely great to take advantage of our extra long happy hours! Just in time for sunset! :) Thank you for your recommendation on the cocktails, I will personally...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wilson's Beach Bar was awesome. Wonderful atmosphere and friendly staff. The skewer platters were to die for especially the prawn skewers...best we ever had and the Big Kahuna cocktails were fantastic. Set the mood for the rest of a fabulous Night!!! Loved every minute!! Bug...More

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Wilson's Beach Bar - Castaway Resort Rarotonga, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Kia Orana, Thanks for coming down guys! It was really good to meet you all and well done with the Kahunas! Hope to see you back in future! Meitaki Maata, Michelle & the Castaway Crew!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at Castaway Resort meant we were able to come to Wilsons Beach Bar Happy Hour every night :) Lovely finish to the day sipping cocktails while watching the sun set over the ocean. One of the best sunsets I've seen. The food was delicious...More

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Wilson's Beach Bar - Castaway Resort Rarotonga, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Orana again! Once again thank you for taking the time to write a review on our little slice of paradise. It really does make a huge difference to our small business here in Rarotonga and we genuinely appreciate it! We are absolutely happy you...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We popped in to Wilsons at 5pm, and were made so welcome. Enjoyed a crisp rose and a beer or 3, seated at a table right on the beach. This is total relaxation here, nothing's a bother, slick service and friendly staff. Recommend .More

Thank Heather S
CastawayTeam, Owner at Wilson's Beach Bar - Castaway Resort Rarotonga, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Kia Orana! Thank you for your review on our Trip Advisor page! We greatly appreciate your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our drinks and on happy hour no less! We look forward to having you back should you ever find yourselves...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We went here for Pizza night special, the atmosphere was really nice, on beach dining and they had live music which was good too! Only disappointed that the kitchen closed at 8:30 so gotta get in early!More

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CastawayTeam, Owner at Wilson's Beach Bar - Castaway Resort Rarotonga, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Kia Orana! Thank you for your review on our Trip Advisor page! We greatly appreciate your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed yourselves whilst here and yes unfortunately our kitchen does close at 8:30pm each night. This is pretty standard at most restaurants around the...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018

Perfect spot for a casual dinner. Tables in the sand, watched the sunset. Short drive from The RarotonganMore

Thank casperWellingtonNZ
CastawayTeam, Owner at Wilson's Beach Bar - Castaway Resort Rarotonga, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Kia Orana! Thank you for your review on our Trip Advisor page! We greatly appreciate your feedback. We are overjoyed to hear that you enjoyed our sunsets and food menus! We look forward to having you back should you ever find yourselves in Rarotonga again...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Have just spent two wonderful weeks here. Highly recommend this wee gem. Good food friendly staff. Rooms getting a bit tied but are getting renovated soon. Can’t wait to go back and sit on the new deck. See you again soon. Thanks Michelle, Paul and...More

Thank GrantandSheryl D
CastawayTeam, Owner at Wilson's Beach Bar - Castaway Resort Rarotonga, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Kia Orana Grant And Sheryl! Thank you so much for your review on us! We appreciate your feedback and our deck expansion is almost completed so it will definitely be done before you venture back to our wee corner of the world! Kind Regards, The...More

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philwarner2016
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Response from Karin W | Reviewed this property |
What everyone said! Bus, car, scooter. 3:00 to 6:00. Roads are very dark after sunset, so if you are on a scooter be careful. Find out about the bus schedule ahead of time as the bus availability changes due to holidays... More
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