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Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant

Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
+682 26 123
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have now had 6 visits to Paradise and on our first visit here we were introduced to Vaima. We have never been disappointed. This trip we dined here twice. We were lucky enough to be able to dine on the beach. This is just...More

Thank Love2create
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food was good but the service was somewhat off. We got asked what dessert we wanted before my husband had finished his main course. My plate was also cleared before he had finished. Seemed to be just one staff member though.

Thank frankyo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great meal. Had the pork belly and fish curry. Both were excellent. Service could not be faulted and the staff were very friendly. Great location. Highly recommended

Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed 4 days ago

How often can you sit at a great restaurant, bare feet in sand, just a few metres from shore. Sipping a beer. And then the food and service is great. Big tip here is to BOOK a table by the sea.

Thank KelvinTB
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great meals, nice setting and we didn't mind waiting for our meals as it gave us a chance to relax and enjoy each others company. We also had the sounds of Garth Young on piano entertaining us on the Wednesday night. Pork Belly was so...More

Thank Melnotes
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited this Restaurant several times, for a drink, for a take away pizza and for an evening meal. You can sit inside, in a sheltered outside area or right on the beach front. The staff were friendly and attentive. We had a delicious take...More

Thank diob255114
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best restaurant on the island "FULL STOP". The restaurant is right on the best beach on Rarotonga and it's so easy to forget about your meal when your staring out across the Lagoon in fact your almost disappointed when the food comes out because you...More

Thank loyalaznz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Limited menu choices but the food was tasty and well cooked and the staff were great. Vaima also offer a free transfer to and from our hotel which made it an easy choice on our first day on the island.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a delicious dinner here with fabulous food and lovely beachfront dining. Great curries and poached fish dish!

Thank Tonia P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are lots of places serving fish and chips, and burgers on the island. But if you want good tasty local-influenced food in a upscale dining setting, this is it! Hands down the best on the island. We had their fish curry, which was awesome!...More

Thank Nishi S
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15 September 2017|
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Response from Newtown_PaShopper | Reviewed this property |
Good question, considering lots of things are. I am sorry I do not know 😔
20 December 2016|
Response from Vaima | Property representative |
Hi, the only day we are closed is Christmas Day. We are open for lunch and dinner right through the Festive Season. Only day not serving lunch is New Years Day, 1st Jan 2017. Hope to see you at the Vaima - bookings... More
9 August 2016|
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Response from Pete Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We paid via visa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Titikaveka
  • Phone Number: +682 26 123
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We are situated right on the beach. Imagine sitting on the beach with the sun setting, sipping your favourite cocktail and enjoying some of the best cuisine on the island - how romantic! We also offer a pizza take away service - forget the cooking - enjoy our pizza in your room/hotel or just sit on the beach with your feet in the water enjoying the food. We can cater for small private functions and weddings. Look forward to seeing you at the Vaima. We recommend that families book between 5.30 and 6.30 pm.
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