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    “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.

    Reopening and hours of operation

    May 11, 2021 | The Brando resort will be happy to offer the following hours of operation in its bars and restaurants from June 1st, 2021:

    • Bob’s Bar: open everyday from 9.30am to 6pm (last order)
    • Te Manu Bar: open everyday from 5.30pm to 10.30pm (last order)
    • Beachcomber Café: open everyday from 7am to 10am for the breakfast service, from 12pm to 2pm for the lunch service, and from 6.30pm to 8.30pm (last order) for the dinner service. The Bob’s Bar and in-villa service remain available as alternative dining options during the Beachcomber Café’s closing hours.
    • Les Mutinés*: open on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, from 6.30pm to 8.30pm (last order)
    • Nami Teppanyaki*: open on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. First service at 6.30pm, second service available at 8.30pm if the 1st service is fully booked.
    • In-villa dining: available 24/7, an additional XPF 10,000 fee applies for orders from 10pm to 7am

    *Les Mutinés and Nami Teppanyaki may be open everyday depending on the resort’s occupancy.

    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.