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1 May 2018
“Unimpressive Centre”
10 Aug 2017
“Shop if you Must!”
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Vaima Shopping Centre, Papeete 98714, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We had heard some people suggesting a visit to centre but found a lot of shops either vacant or closed. We were surprised as it was a Thursday afternoon with a large cruise ship in town. There were shops selling pearls but then nearly every...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 930waynel5
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Like all shopping in Tahiti, this is no different in as much that the prices are high. We browsed and enjoyed looking at the Tahitian pearl jewellery for example but we didn't stay long and we didn't buy anything. There are other shops nearby if...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We visited off of a cruise ship, having been before we decided to walk through the various shopping areas. There are a couple of shops that had some nice shirts, but they were not cheap. There are more shops along the streets that looked to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank dan j
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Forget finding cheap bargains here but you will find quality purchases... We were soon to board the Aranui and needed to find a place to buy a small amount of alcoholic beverages for our voyage. Great liquor store with a variety of anything you could...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Susan L
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This place is described as a shopping mall. Be prepared to be disappointed. It has a few retail outlets, a few rather sad looking food outlets only. However if you wander the streets nearby you will find a range of clothes shops for all budgets....More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Gerald P
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We enjoyed shopping in the Valma Centre. We found the Cybernesia Cafe that offered wifi for a very reasonable price. Then we went next do to the Foodzzi and ordered some food and cold drinks so we could sit at one of their tables and...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Richard F
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Were hesitant in entering store when prompted by young lady. So glad we did. Bought an exquisite A grade semi round 10mm pearl pendant. Many thanks to the young lovely lady at Tahiti Eden. We received duty free price coming from the cruise ship Celebrity...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Judith K
Reviewed 4 December 2014

It was my first trip to Tahiti and I ambled into this wonderful store and just fell in love with their exquisite jewellery by Rereata - its not cheap and I bought some pieces for my gallery in Samoa. Truly original works, long necklaces, with...More

Date of experience: November 2014
2  Thank samoanart
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