The Brando Resort : an exquisite luxury resort in French Polynesia
The Brando is an exquisite luxury resort on French Polynesia’s breathtakingly beautiful private atoll of Tetiaroa, just 30 miles north of Tahiti. Tetiaroa is comprised of a dozen idyllic islands surrounding a spectacular lagoon. With access provided by private plane, the Brando resort offers carefree luxury in the midst of pristine nature.
The Brando Resort features 22 villas along West Turtle Beach and 13 along South Mermaid Bay thaht have been carefully designed to reflect the Polynesian lifestyle and traditions, with luxurious furnishings, 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 Brando resort has been designed around clean, renewable energy sources, to protect this island paradise for generations to come.
The Brando Resort boasts 30 One-Bedroom Villas designed to enhance the serenity of the surroundings, with the feeling of the indoors and outdoors merged together. Pass beneath a covered porch and stroll the boardwalk that leads to the front door. Enter into a cozy sitting room in tasteful shades of ecru and taupe, furnished with soft and comfortable chairs and sofas. A walkthrough dressing area adjoins the spacious bedroom, where a king-size bed invites you to relax and gaze through a large window at the lagoon.
If you are looking for more space, the Brando Resort also offer you the Two-Bedroom Villas which combine all the features of the one-bedroom villa’s sitting and media rooms, plus a private dining area with seating for six, a kitchen for the resort’s chef to use for private functions for villa guests, and a wide entryway onto a large, two-tiered deck.
Finally, the Brando Resort and its Three-Bedroom Villa provide an opportunity for friends or a larger family to stay together. This villa has all the features of the two-bedroom villa but on an even larger scale. The third bedroom is separated from the main villa by an above-ground walkway, and includes its own dressing room, bathroom, and outdoor bathtub.
Activities and Excursions
The Brando Resort features the Varua Polynesian Spa, 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.
Moreover at The Brando, an abundance of activities are available from bicycling, snorkeling, and bird watching, to paddle boarding and scuba diving. Experience nature’s bounty discovering plants, birds, old native forest, a lemon shark nursery, and other marine life. Spend time on the main island or discover the untouched private islands surrounding the lagoon. Explore the spectacular lagoon by Polynesian outrigger canoe, kayak, paddleboard, snorkeling, or scuba diving.
In short, The Brando is unique in concept and scope, combining environmental purity, luxury and Polynesian charm into an enriching experience.