Once the favorite of Tahitian royalty and Marlon Brando

TETIAROA, French Polynesia: This atoll has always been a place of stunning beauty, tranquillity and revival – first for Tahitian royalty, who chose this island above all others for their summer retreat, and later for Marlon Brando who chose it for his personal safe haven. As the luxury travel blog – the best travel blog – King Goya is proud to present The Brando on Tetiaroa. With access provided by private plane, the resort offers carefree luxury in the midst of pristine nature.

The all-inclusive resort features 35 deluxe villas each with its own private beach area and plunge pool, restaurants showcasing Polynesian and French cuisine, a luxurious Polynisian spa, a lagoon-view bar, beach bar, pool, organic garden, library, and boutique and water sports. The Brando is unique in concept and scope, combining environmental purity, luxury and Polynesian charm into an enriching experience.

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Small islands. The Brando is located on Onetahi, one of the 12 motus, or small islands. This motu was once the favoured retreat of Tahitian royalty. Tiaraunu is the largest of the motus with plenty of coconut palms. Tauini, Tauroa and Hiraanae are a cluster of motus separated only by breaks in the coral reef. Oroatera is an island paradise with spectacular beaches and a lagoon along with a pond which spawned an ancient legend. Tahuna Iti & Tahuna Rahi: A sanctuary for birds. Reiono: The only motu that has preserved its primitive, original rain forest. Also serves as the home for Kaveu (coconut crabs). Aie: The smallest on the 12 motus. Rimatuu: The first of these motus to be inhabited by Europeans – was once a coconut plantation islet with own village and dock.

Location. Tetiaroa is located 30 miles (60 km) north of the island of Tahiti. The Brando is located on Onetahi, a motu spanning 78 hectars (193 acres).

Access. Tetiaroa is completely private with its own airfield. Two or more roundtrip charter flights a day are planned or will be organised aboard of two 8-passengers Britten Norman airplanes, duration of approximately 20 minutes, between a private at Tahiti’s Faa’a International Airport and Motu Onetahi. After landing on Tetiaroa, guests will be greeted and escorted by electric vehicle to their private villa.

Accommodations. The 22 villas along West Turtle beach and 13 along South Mermaid Bay reflect the Polynesian lifestyle and traditions, with luxury furnishing, deluxe amenities including a private plunge pool, and windows as big as doors that let guests indulge in the sun, the breeze, and lagoon views. The villa’s timbered walls and native gardens are surrounded by exquisite scenery. The resort has been designed around clean, renewable energy sources, to protect this island paradise for generation to come.

The Villas. Each of the 30 one-bedroom villas has the size of 1,033-sq.ft / 96-sq.m, with a spacious bedroom, sitting room and a bathroom features an outdoor bathtub. Outdoors; terraced deck leads to a plunge pool and private access to the white-sand beach. Four two-bedroom villas have many built-in extras. The living room provides a dining area with seating for six. In these villas, the second bedroom is situated directly above the first. One three-bedroom villa, 2,648-sq.-ft. / 246-sq-m, provides an opportunity for friends or larger family to stay together.

Dining. The award-winning cuisine of Guy Martin of the Michelin two star restaurant Le Grand Vèfour in Paris is featured in The Brando’s dining venue and in-room dining.

Spa. Varua Polynesian Spa includes steam baths, a tea and relaxation lounge, a yoga shelter and a spa suite for couples. Treatments are inspired by ancient Polynesian traditions coupled with modern techniques.

Facilities. Main pool on the beach, activities and excursions, library, an Eco-station, organic garden, fitness center, tennis court, a luxury pearl shop, boutique, meeting room and youth area.

Special. The Brando can arrange special celebrations.

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