Acquired by Marlon Brando in 1966, Tetiaroa, THE island of all islands, the former island retreat of Tahitian Kings, is an atoll adorned, protected area, with 12 motus (islets), surrounded by a vibrant, annular reef, and only accessible by Air Tetiaroa private flights.
Inspired by Marlon Brando's original vision to create a venture of sustainable development to keep that tropical paradise intact, The Brando is now a unique model of clean and sustainable energy technology on a private island. The Resort is very proud today to announce they are close to "zero carbon impact" thanks to solar energy, water recycling, composting waste, conditioned by seawater air system etc ...
This intimate hideaway designed for 82 guests maximum pampered by a team of approximately 200 employees, offers the very appreciated "all inclusive? concept in one of its 35 luxurious comfortable villas with private pool facing the lagoon. Large windows, natural tones and upscale amenities, they are very pleasant and invite you naturally to relax. A great success in a setting more than favorable?
The Brando offers all the classic 5 star services, but also some exclusive outdoor activities in small groups to explore this unique environment, a scientific research station, some archaeological tours retracing the history of ancient Polynesian cultural sites, outdoor cinema... Serenity & tranquility guaranteed.
Check-in 15:00 Check-out 11:00
The Resort has entrusted its kitchens to Guy Martin, the two-star Chef, owner of the restaurant Grand Véfour in Paris and author of numerous cookbooks.
Chef uses as much as possible organically grown fruits and vegetables from the Resort?s own gardens and orchards. Fish and seafood from the local fish, meats are carefully selected. As for breads, pastries and other sweets, everything is prepared on site.
As a guest of The Brando, dine anytime, day or night, anywhere: at the restaurant, villa, pool, on the beach...
Beach restaurant The Beachcomber Cafe
Classic French and international cuisine, Polynesian-inspired dishes.
Located in the heart of the Resort, near the Bob's Bar, the pool and the beach, this casual modern space welcomes you inside or outside for the 3 daily meals. Full buffet breakfast, light gourmet lunch and snacks, fine cuisine for dinner.
Gastronomic Restaurant Mutiny
Surrounded by a vacuum, this elegant restaurant featuring original architecture gives you the feeling of floating.
Intimate, it is open for dinner only and limited to 22 guests.
World's best wines perfectly preserved in a climate-controlled cellar open to wine lovers, a menu with the same regard for flavor and quality that Le Grand Véfour, served in a hand painted Limoges porcelain.
The Nami teppanyaki restaurant
Chef Kaito Nakamura awaits you for a journey to japanese flavors. Limited to 08 guests. Closed on Polynesian Show & Dinner evenings.
Available 24/24, you can enjoy a meal in the villa, on your deck or private beach.
The Villas 2 and 3 bedrooms are equipped with a kitchen area, allowing the Chief to finalize minute the dishes pre-prepared in the main kitchen.
Panoramic Bar Manu
On the second floor from 16:00, this outdoor bar reveals a spectacular view of the lagoon, with the distance, the islands of Tahiti and Moorea. Whether from the main lounge with billiard or from one of its lounges perched in the coconut, it is the perfect place to watch the spectacular sunsets of the Pacific, cocktail specially created for The Brando in your hand...
Casual place, feet in the sand, this bar takes its name in honor of Marlon Brando?s factotum on film sets, Bob, with whom he liked to meet at the end of long days of filming to chat and joke around with a drink.
On the same principle as the original built by Marlon, this bar typically Polynesian building, welcomes you throughout the day.
At your service, the Bob's Bar team will serve your refreshments under Fare Potee, in one of the outdoor seating area, at pool or beach.
Free WIFI Access in the entire property and Air Tetiaroa lounge in Tahiti.
Whether free or at extra charge, turned to nature (exploration of the surroundings, guided tour with a researcher, no kill fishing, diving ...), to culture (dance lesson, waiving ...), taste (cooking demonstration, creating cocktails ...) or health (trekking, fitness ...), each activity takes place in small groups.
Our heart beats especially for the discovery of the birds of Tetiaroa, the discovery of the reef, the whale watching from August to October, but above all and exclusively at The Brando, the evening turtles: Tetiaroa is a major site of sea turtle nesting. For over 8 years, the foundation Te Mana o te Moana is studying to take a census of sea turtle nesting in season, from November to March. Join them at night, hope you might see a sea turle laying her eggs or a hatching of the babies. A huge moment of intensity !...
The Varua Polynesian Spa
Varua Polynesian Spa is a natural haven of serenity nestled on the shores of a soothing pond in the heart of Motu Onetahi. This is the spot on Tetiaroa where the Tahitian royal family retreated to relax and indulge in beauty rituals.
Within this setting you can enjoy the finest holistic treatments inspired by ancient Polynesian traditions coupled with modern techniques. The spa includes private massage and treatment villas around the pond, steam baths, a tea and relaxation lounge overlooking the pond, a yoga shelter and a special spa suite for couples high up in the palm trees.
In the evening
after dinner, the Bob's bar invites you to a weekly outdoor film screening, a live music concert, a traditional show, a conference hosted by a scientist or naturalist, an evening of Polynesian history and legends or the observation of the Pacific sky and its constellations.
And if, despite all this, civilization calls you, your concierge can arrange a daytrip to Tahiti, Moorea or other neighboring island ...
Bicycles, Billiard, Fitness Center, Hammam, Kayaks, Canoe, Library, Parlour Games, Paddle Board, Snorkeling Equipment, Tennis Court
Baby Sitting, Boutiques, Concierge, Laundry Service, Kids Club
The Brando can arrange special celebrations for honeymoons, weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays.
For children aged 06 to 12yrs.o, educational programs alternate games, workshops and mini-conferences, exploration, treasure hunts and many surprises. Topics covered: sea turtles, whales and dolphins, coral reef, gestures eco-citizens, Polynesian culture ...
Every day on request from 08:30 to 16:30.
The Brando is exclusively served by its private company Air Tetiaroa.
Scheduled flights available twice a day from Tahiti and Moorea (flight duration of about 15 to 20 min), by BN2T or Twin Otter aircraft.
Private flights on request by plane or helicopter (from Tahiti or other island).
After landing, guests will be greeted & escorted by electric golf cart to their villa for a private check-in with a bottle of Champagne.
Information on this Factsheet is subject to change without prior notice.
Everything we discussed thru email and our plan has been modified few times and finalized in 1-2 months. Fred and Vini are helpful, I had a great honeymoon arrangement. Thanks the team!
Excellent, what an organization at the top! Really thank you, everything was very well managed!
Excellent Yes! Everything was perfect. One of the best vacations of my life !!! Hotels, particularly, the ones in Bora Bora where top notch. Yes. I would recommend Tahiti (beautiful), Bora Bora (super) and Rangiroa!