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“Fire dance show not to miss”

Tamanu Beach Resort
Ranked #5 of 16 Restaurants in Aitutaki
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $45
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed November 9, 2012

Excellent fire dance show.
Lots of interesting food.
If there is a next time I would enjoy a few exotic dishes at a time and go back many times until I savour them all instead of piling a mount on the plate.

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Thank datjm
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Reviewed October 31, 2012

Island entertainment cannot be found anywhere else. Fire dancers are much better than what you find on rarotonga. Dinner was outstanding and be sure to go here without eating beforehand as you will want to try and taste everything they serve you. It will make all your senses soar with delight.

Thank kiwi020
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Reviewed October 22, 2012

Nice breakfast with all you can eat, the evening meals were nice, some waiting at times but not too long.
Relax & enjoy.

Thank Ross W
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

We dined at Tamanu's several times-but the highlight was island night where local dishes were prepared and served. Our favorites were the spinach prepared island style (with a coconut type of sauce), curried lamb, and the ika mata.

After dinner and dessert, we moved closer to the beach where seats had been neatly arranged for the show-and what a show it was. The opener was a young local who performed while spinning a fiery stick in a breathtaking fashion. Additional acts included dancers-both men and women whose traditions are passed on by moms, dads, fathers and grandfathers. The combination of freshly prepared island fares, and local dance and song, in a beautiful setting, made for a most memorable evening.

Note: This is a popular event and it can sell out due to the limited seating, so booking early is a must. A couple that were staying where we were had been unable to get reservations for island night at Tamanu's because it was sold out.

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Thank ciscospudd
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

We had a couple of nights out here. First was a romantic dinner on the beach I had organised with the help of the girls in Etu Moana. A really lovely thing to do if you have a special occasion. Private setting under the stars, beautiful. The following night was the Island night dinner and performance. Fabulous food and sooooo much of it and then a great performance after. Brilliant music and great dancers. Staff were super friendly and great fun.

Thank Samwisely
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