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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%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (134 reviews)
“seafood curry” (52 reviews)
“pizza” (78 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stunning setting right on the beach. Tables and chairs were in the sand and lights hung from the palm trees above. The first time we tried to book it was booked out. Next night not so busy and so the staff were very attentive. Delicious...More

Thank 984Kathy984
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This came to our attention because dinner options for those without ready transport are limited and Vaima had a free pick up and return service. But later, even when we had a car, we nearly went back. Our table was outside on the sand, the...More

Thank Harveyvals
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food here was excellent quality and delicious. Setting is gorgeous right on the beach and wait staff are both courteous and friendly

Thank debilloyd
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
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Questions & Answers
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
USD 9 - USD 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Romantic, Groups
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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