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Vaima Polynesian Bar and Restaurant

Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
+682 26 123
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (135 reviews)
“seafood curry” (54 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

Tasty pizza right on the beach, feet in the sand. Yummy cocktails, beautiful scenery, polite and welcoming staff. Try the Island Fries...but ask for sweet chilli sauce not tomato sauce. At $25 for a Pizza, the price is up there but the serving size is...More

Thank Lane_and_Graham
Reviewed 1 week ago

The mexican pizza and the seafood curry were good. But $28 a pop goes a long way other places. Also making $15 per drink is a little steep, deserts where around $15

Thank letsbehonest21
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vaima is one of our favourite restaurants on Raro. However, this year, although we enjoyed both our visits, we did feel that it had gone slightly downhill. The weather wasn’t kind to us this year, but as we always book our favourite table on ‘the...More

1  Thank nzlilibet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sit by the water, eat divine seafood curry or excellent catch of the Day deliciously prepared with local vegetables. Don't worry about rain--if it starts raining the staff will move you indoors. Very good paw paw (papaya) daiquiri. Excellent choice for dinner, would be a...More

Thank lauralagassa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful little spot on the beach to watch the sunset while you have dinner. Food was great and the staff were lovely.

Thank Erika M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went their for lunch on our last day, the only thing we regret was not going their earlier. Amazing food and views to the beach.

Thank CillaReviewer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal, very large portions and a good choice of food. You can eat outside enjoying the sound of the surf or inside where you can hear the surf as well. The service was excellent as was the background music. We had...More

Thank domacam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First night in Rarotonga so went to Vaima's as it was close and we had ate there about 7yrs early. Had been rebuilt since our last visit 7yrs earlier. Not too busy on Tuesday night. Good meal and drinks not too expensive. Wife who is...More

Thank Warren B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely setting right by the ocean, watch the sun set into sea and enjoy some fabulous food. We chose the pork belly which was very nice, served with apple sauce and scalloped potatoes, honeyed carrots, lovely flavours. The garlic prawns were excellent; perfect...More

Thank Manydreamscometrue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best meal I have had in a long time. Sat right on the beachfront watching the sunset And ate a fabulous meal. My sister had the steak and I had the lamb. Very good quality food.

Thank dwkw2017
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Questions & Answers
14 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 😔
19 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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