Situated on the secluded atoll of Tetiaroa, in the Windward group of the Society Islands, The Brando transports you far from the hustle and bustle of the modern world.

During your stay at the Brando, you are completely encompassed by the grandeur of the South Pacific – boundless blue stretches as far as the eye can see.

The Brando is a paradise getaway surrounded by natural beauty
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Exterior of beach front villa at night
Exterior of large villa
Exterior of Family Villa with palm trees in front
Family villa swimming pool
Ocean view bedroom
Large villa dining area and living room
Dining area in the brando villa
Gorgeous Jack and Jill bathroom in villa
Stunning bath in centre of elegant bathroom
Ariel view of swimming pool
Restaurant table by beach
Friendly reception
Ariel view of couple on beach and having a dip in the ocean
Turtle swimming in crystal clear blue ocean

Tetiaroa is a hidden gem of French Polynesia, steeped in history and humming with the gentle chorus of nature. Exploring the private island brings a calming sense of exclusivity and privacy.

The peaceful atoll is surrounded by a lively ring of coral, creating beaches where water gently washes up on shore, your gateway to encountering unique marine life.

The name of the resort was inspired by its famous owner, Marlon Brando, who used Tetiaroa as an escape from hectic Hollywood. Follow in the footsteps of this Hollywood legend, resolving your curiosity of the intriguing web of Polynesia.

Those who love to explore whilst bathing in the finer things in life are sure to discover pure bliss at the Brando, where the five senses are truly pampered.

Traditional welcome to a couple
Couple in traditional canoe in ocean

The Property

All of the private abodes are nestled within tropical foliage, encased by the tropical ambience of Tetiaroa in their own secluded spot. You discover the intrinsic calm which sprouts from privacy amidst nature, shutting you off from the outside world.

Whether you are travelling as a couple or as a family, the Brando has villas to fit you, sleeping up-to six adult guests comfortably. The villas are adorned in tropical hardwood, topped with a classic thatched roof and oozing with Polynesian style.

Hand-crafted furniture dresses the villas, offering ccomfort and complemented by carefully-selected artworks. Many of the villas come equipped with a private plunge pool, perfecting each sunny morning with a cooling soak ahead of a beautiful scenery.


The Brando emboldens you to explore the beautiful atoll, offering thrilling kayaking adventures, boat trips by the barrier reef, archaeological tours of the island’s history and even bird-watching tours. Learn of Tetiaroa’s natural and cultural majesty, guided by the Brando’s experts.

Visit Varua Te Ora Polynesian Spa, a wellness sanctuary cocooned by tropical vegetation: your gateway to relaxation. Take part in mindful yoga sessions, holistic healing therapies and nourishing massages. Try the unique Fare Manu, the spa’s couple’s hideaway, a private setting immersed in nature for you and your partner to indulge in massages.



The Brando offers three exquisite dining venues, making the perfect cherry on top to your cultural escape. All of the cuisine at the resort is inspired by Polynesian tradition, serving Michelin-star dishes with authentic island flavours.

Sink into the island ambience of Beachcomber Café, where tropical fruits and locally-caught seafood is served in a oceanfront setting. Visit Nami Teppanyaki for an immersive Japanese dining experience, offering steak and shrimp cooked right in front of you, perfect for a relaxed yet classy evening.

Lastly, Les Mutinés provides the ideal venue for special occasions, utilising locally-sourced produce to create other-worldly flavour combinations, paired with wholesome fine wines.

How this property makes your trip more responsible

The Brando has an incredibly impressive sustainability ethos, focusing on its “zero carbon” mission. The Tetiaroa Society makes a huge impact on French Polynesian eco-consciousness, continually making innovative changes to the world of luxury tourism through its EcoStation on Onetahi motu.

The resort itself uses solar energy for 60% of its energy needs, utilising any excess energy across lithium batteries to power the island at night. The Brando’s meticulous use of renewable practices stretches across the whole resort, striving to achieve a completely carbon neutral experience for its guests. Embark on the Green Tour guided excursion whilst staying at the Brando to learn more about its mission.

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