Brando would have wanted his privacy, but visitors will appreciate the openness -- if they can afford it.
Marlo Brando’s vision for a luxurious sustainable venture is finally coming to life on Tetiaroa, his private collection of Polynesian islets. The Brando, an experiment in eco-friendly extravagance, is set to open in July 2014.
In addition to restaurants, bars, and a spa, the resort will have 35 villas with private pools, an organic garden and orchard, a luxury pearl shop. The are also 25 ocean-front properties available for luxury homes.
The Brando developer Pacific Beachcomber explains the three goals of the resort in the online video: To preserve and fund greater research of the environment, support the growth and well-being of the local community, and to build the most luxurious eco-friendly resort on the planet.
The resort aims to operate exclusively with renewable, non-fossil energy sources.
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Photo credit: Tetiaroa is an atoll meaning the land was previously an island, but the middle is no longer above ground. The_Nomad_Soul / Flickr