“Tetiaroa is beautiful beyond my capacity to describe. One could say that Tetiaroa is the tincture of the South Seas.” MARLON BRANDO


The Brando is a unique luxury resort on French Polynesia’s breathtakingly beautiful private island of Tetiaroa – an atoll composed of a dozen small islands surrounding a sparkling lagoon 30 miles northeast of Tahiti. The Brando offers carefree luxury in the midst of pristine nature. With access to the island by private plane, the resort features 35 villas on white-sand beaches frequented by sea turtles, manta rays and exotic birds. The resort was designed to reflect Polynesian lifestyles and culture.

The exquisite Polynesian atoll of Tetiaroa, located 30 miles north of Tahiti, has always been a place of stunning beauty, tranquility and rejuvenation — 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 sanctuary. The Brando is unique in concept and scope, combining environmental purity, luxury and Polynesian charm into an exceptional experience. With access to the atoll by a 20-minute private plane flight from Tahiti, the all-inclusive resort features 35 secluded villas with private pools on beautiful white-sand beaches frequented by sea turtles and exotic birds.Marlon Brando’s Polynesian private island  www.thebrando.com

Resort reopening – hours of operation

Given the current reopening context, please kindly note the hours of operation of our outlets have been altered and are subject to change:

Beachcomber Café:breakfast service from 7am to 10am, lunch service from 12pm to 2pm, dinner service from 6.30pm to 9pm (dinner show on Fridays with a show at 8.30pm)

Mutinés: dinner service from 6.30pm to 9pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays

Nami Teppanyaki: dinner service at 6.30pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays (with a potential additional 8.30pm service if the first service is full)

Bob’s Bar: from 10am to 6pm

Te Manu Lounge: from 5.30pm to 10.30pm

Concierge desk: from 8am to 8pm

Boutique: from 2pm to 6pm

Varua Te Ora Polynesian Spa: from 10am to 12pm, and from 2pm to 7pm

Pool Desk: from 8am to 5pm

Lagoon guided tours: from 9am to 11.30am and from 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Lectures at the Explorer’s Center: twice a week at 6pm, upon reservation

Lagoon School: upon reservation

For any further information, please kindly contact us at info@thebrando.com

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide one of the most luxurious, authentic and enriching travel experiences available anywhere in the world in an environmentally sensitive, sustainable and culturally rich manner.

We are committed to preserving and protecting the natural splendor and precious biodiversity of Tetiaroa; respecting and supporting Polynesian culture, hospitality and traditions; and achieving a negligible carbon footprint.

We will support research, education and outreach aimed at increasing the knowledge of and appreciation for the natural and cultural heritage of tropical islands and their people. And we will use, encourage and support innovation to address local and global environmental and sustainability issues.

As stewards of Tetiaroa, we are committed to preserving and protecting the atoll and being a responsible member of both our local and global communities. We will deal fairly and honestly with our staff and suppliers in an atmosphere of mutual trust, accountability and reward.

We will strive to be a model for the rest of the world. We will leave Tetiaroa a better place than when we came and continually seek to enhance the lives of all those who visit.

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