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French Polynesia: Marlon Brando's private isle opens as luxe resort
French Polynesia: Marlon Brando's private isle opens as luxe resort

To say Brando slept here is an understatement. In the 1960s, Marlon Brando bought the string of islets in French Polynesia known as Tetiaroa and made it his home. The Brando, an exclusive luxury resort accessible only by plane, opened Tuesday on the late actor's personal slice of paradise. "There is nothing like The Brando in the world, and we look forward to sharing this paradise with our guests and making their stays with us truly memorable and life-enriching," the resort's general manager Silvio Bion said in a statement. It was all part of Brando's vision to transform Tetiaroa into a sustainable resort that would benefit visitors and locals. The...

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