Castaway on a private island

These eco-resorts in the Asia-Pacific add a luxurious twist to island living. Their green and community credentials are stellar too.

The Brando, Tetiaroa, French Polynesia

SET on the atoll of Tetiaroa, a 20-minute private plane ride from Tahiti, this 35-villa all-inclusive eco-resort is a worthy tribute to Marlon Brando. The Hollywood actor was famously linked to the islands in the area - he married his Tahitian co-star Tarita Teriipaia during the filming of Mutiny on the Bounty and the couple had two children. He later bought Tetiaroa and set up a small eco-lodge there, wanting to turn it into an island paradise. Today, after 15 years of planning. this luxurious resort is the fruition of that dream. Opened in July 2014, The Brando has two restaurants with menus planned by a Michelin-starred chef, a Polynesian-themed spa and...

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