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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” (138 reviews)
“seafood curry” (56 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vaimaanga, Titikaveka CK9999, Cook Islands
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

Unfortunately it was a bit windy the night we ate here so had to sit back from the beach, but still a lovely view. Staff friendly, food excellent. They also provided a lift from our accommodation there and back which was great.

Thank 5Gail59
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Amazing food, feet in sand and friendly staff, great place! I had a prawn cocktail and curry, reasonable price too :)

Thank Liz E
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We enjoyed wonderful food and hospitality, our table was located overlooking the lagoon and it is a spectacular place to have dinner at sunset.

Thank Nita F
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Since our last trip, Vaima's has been updated. The food was perfect and they have beach side dining, great setting.

Thank DenTim
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Wonderful staff, fabulous place and great food. We would say it's a must stop and have a drink and a snack. Pacifica experience at it's best!

Thank 177Chris177
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Beef Wellington not that great. Meat tough and quite bland. Got put on a long table with other people. Not nice for a relaxing dinner out.

Thank Carlo En Charli... C
Reviewed 24 April 2016

The staff were friendly but the service was a bit hit and miss. The first entree of 'Salt and Pepper' Squid was good.The Ika Mata was the worst variation of the dish that I had tried. The main course which was parrot fish was dry...More

1  Thank WitsEnd59
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff. We didn't have a reservation but they quickly found us a table. I had the special mahi mahi dish and my husband had the seafood curry. Both were very delicious. We shared the coconut key lime pie and it was good! A...More

Thank melkington
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Lovely setting into the early evening for a drink or a meal but this time we couldn't stay for dinner. We will be back when the time ice us not on a restricted diet!

Thank SMR1958
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We visited Vaima twice during our recent trip. The food was pretty tasty, but the main draw for us (not having rented any transportation) was their free transfer service. If you call ahead of time, you can request that they pick you up and drop...More

1  Thank Natalie B
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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