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Tamanu Beach Resort

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Polynesian
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Tamanu Beach | Amuri Village, Cook Islands
+682 31 810
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Paradise Cove and they gave the name of this resort since they were closed that night for dinner. We arrived before dinner and had a beer (it would have been nice if they would have had chips or something), but we waited for dinner. The food was prepared well and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. We would... More 

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Petrie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had no booking on a booked out night but we were able to be given a spot by Nick Henry GM on a very busy night at his table which was much appreciated. The meals were very nice and the atmosphere was exceptional, Nick entertained us with his singing island show. Staff were good.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the restaurant with my family on a Friday evening as a walk in. The restaurant is a stylish open area with a thatched roof. The menu is basic with some options for children. We opted for the yellow fin tuna and a rack of lamb. The lamb was tender and juicy, the tune was well done though we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Tamanu Beach Resort was perfect for us, its casual 4 star luxury with great bungalows on a pristine beach with fabulous service. We stayed 5 nights and will be coming back again to stay here when we return one day to the most beautiful Island in the world, Aitutaki. Tim and Kristen Jordan

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Awesome intimate resort for couples. Fantastic lagoon view from room. Snorkelling fantastic. Restaurant great food reasonably priced. Friendly helpful staff. Family owned. Would definitely recommend this Resort.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Wow, the rooms are huge with a separate living room. The deck and those stunning views are breathtaking. The food served in the restaurant was tasty and reasonably priced for the remoteness of the island. I would definitely go back as it great value.

Thank LoveToTravel-AU
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Great food and service, accessed via the beach or by the main road. Really great food, super clean, good service, you can't go wrong.

Thank RacingRobyn
Simi Valley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

We were torn between the Pacific Resort and the Tamanu Beach resort, but went with Tamanu Beach as it was bundled with the vacation package we chose. On Rarotonga one of the locals cringed when I told him we planned to stay there. He said it was owned by the Henry family which was active in local politics, but there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

The restaurant is not very big and has a familiar taste. Staff is very friendly and efficient. Me and my wife have been there on the "Island night", which is a special evening on Thursdays only. The owner hosts a "talk/speech" that entertains guests until the dinner buffet is ready. The quality of the food is high and the dishes... More 

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Rongotea, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Aitutaki is like going to heaven, with its beautiful teal blue lagoon and wonderful laid back lifestyle. Our stay at Tamanu was just so special with the suites all laid out so every one has a sea view. The suites are well appointed with cooking facilities, and are comfortable and clean. We stayed on the 100 numbered side with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $46
Seafood, Polynesian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamanu Beach | Amuri Village, Cook Islands
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Aitutaki
  • Phone Number: +682 31 810
Tamanu beach has a beachside 60 seat Bar & Restaurant. We are open for breakfast lunch and dinner with a simple Island style menu. Our feature Island Nights every Thursday are a highlight of Aitutaki dining. Sunday is a relaxed family bbq buffet. The specials menu changes regularly with the freshest catch and seasonal fruits. We do pretty good coffee (getting better every day!) and our sunset cocktails are very tempting.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?