5.0
Excellent 303 Reviews
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Amenities

  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Overview

Location

You’ll be on the beach with a stay at The Brando in Tetiaroa.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 35 air-conditioned rooms featuring private plunge pools and LCD televisions. Rooms have private balconies. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include safes and minibars, and you can also request cribs/infant beds.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Food & Drink

This hotel is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Grab a bite at one of the hotel’s 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a beach bar.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and a library.

How to Get There

The Brando
Tetiaroa Private Island
Tetiaroa, French Polynesia

Reviews

Fabulous property with a few hiccups
cb12345MI

We stayed 2 nights at the very expensive all-inclusive Brando resort. The property is manicured jungle with beautifully designed buildings. We chose the sunset side because sunset is at 5:30. The ocean was pleasant for a cooling dip unless you choose your very private plunge pool. The formal restaurant was excellent in atmosphere and food. The newer Japanese bar was good. The service was impeccable all the way around. Spa is beautiful and a restful setting.
Only 2 issues which we discussed with management and hope they address. The first is the bed platform which sticks out 4” from the mattress causing us to seriously stub our toes. Reception told us they had gotten that complaint frequently, so why not do something about it! The second was a big fly problem to the point where we couldn’t sit outside our villa, especially after lunching on our deck. It’s a beautiful beachfront setting but not usable. They are doing a good job of eliminating mosquitos but are inundated with flies.
We used a helicopter to return to the Papeete airport thinking we would have more beach time-wrong. Spent too much time in the “departure” lounge. The helicopter left 10 minutes before the same plane. There was nothing to see between the 2 islands. Save your money on that idea.
All in all I think they are doing a great job and found it very private and restful- perfect combination.

Exceeds your expectations
boxdoc7

First place we have visited that my wife said we have to return. She is tough to please and she couldn’t have been happier with her experience at the Brando.
Food was superb. We are lacto ovo vegetarians and everyone made sure that our needs met.
Rooms are perfect....modern but fit into environment. Fairly private and totally comfortable.
Tours are fascinating, and loved the kayaking.
Spa setting was incredible.
The staff made everything better, they really seem too care.
One small issue was a communication problem about a delay on their private flight.

Already planning return.

Peace on earth maybe too quite
Trader12345

Well I rarely get excited to come to a place but this one I as. We arrived via helicopter which is a must as it saves a ton of time after a long flight. The rooms and staff are over the top. The beach and layout Is a small paradise. Would I go back not so fast. If your a rock star and looking for virtually no other guests this is the spot. You rarely see and meet anyone. The one point I was disappointed in was the food. For me food is an important if not more then anything else. I found all the restaurants to be at best fair. I also question some of the quality of food as I thought by paying a higher price on the meat and fish would provide a better experience but it didn’t. If you want total peace with little other people interaction with average food you found your place.