The luxurious and highly anticipated Brando Resort will open July 1, 2014 on the famed actor’s private island, Tetiaroa. Once considered a playground for royalty, this tiny atoll served as a summer residence for the former chiefs and kings of Tahiti. It was passed through the hands of many private owners until the famed Hollywood actor negotiated ownership in 1966.
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Former Hills star Audrina Patridge and her Australian boyfriend Corey Bohan recently vacationed in Tahiti and Bora Bora, describing the destination as “heaven on Earth.” Their trip, which took place from April 27th to May 6th, 2013, was most likely an early celebration for her 28th birthday on May 9th. Here are some pictures of the couple frolicking on the black sands of Lafayette Beach in front of the Radisson Plaza Resort in Tahiti. Read more
To say that French-American actor Gilles Marini has a big heart would be an understatement. The loving family man took his wife, Carole, and their two children, Juliana and Georges, to Tahiti and Bora Bora over the Easter holiday to celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary. Super sweet, right? That’s not even the whole story. The devoted philanthropist took time away from his vacation to lend a helping hand to some of the locals in Bora Bora. Read more
Excited for summer? Get ready with Roxy! Earlier this year we shared photos of the brand’s photoshoot in Tahiti. Now, read their blog and let surfer Sally Fitzgibbons inspire you with her top picks from the collection. Also, check out her interview with Fathom, where she raves about their experience on board a private catamaran with Tahiti Yacht Charter. Read more
Jack McCoy’s “A Deeper Shade of Blue” will screen for one night only on Thursday, March 28th in 400 cinemas across the U.S. This fantastic documentary tells the history of surfing and features amazing underwater footage of Teahupo’o, Tahiti. It premiered at the Santa Barbara Film Festival in 2011 and has since been praised as the “greatest surfing story ever told.” The film also features a great soundtrack with music from Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney and Jack Johnson. This special one-night event includes the premiere of Paul McCartney’s music video, “Blue Sway,” and a pre-recorded panel discussion with Jack McCoy and world‐renowned surfing legends. Click here to buy tickets! Read more
The Bachelorette couples really love our islands! As you may recall, Roberto Martinez proposed to Ali Fedotowsky in Bora Bora during season six. They even returned a year later to celebrate their anniversary. Now, Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum are the first couple from the show to honeymoon in Tahiti. The pair met on season seven of The Bachelorette, televised their wedding last December, then jetted off to paradise on February 17th to celebrate their fairytale romance! Read more
Tahiti is more than overwater bungalows and pretty beaches; and when it comes to uncovering the islands’ hidden treasures, Anthony Bourdain is just the right man for the job! In Season 3 of No Reservations, the celebrity chef and world traveler visits French Polynesia to try the local fare and discover the region’s lesser-known attributes. His adventures include riding horseback in the Marquesas, getting inked by a local tattoo artist, spearfishing for lunch in Rangiroa, and holding a shark with his own bare hands. Would you dare to do any of those things? Watch the clips below and you can decide! Read more
Did you catch the season premiere of The Amazing Race? Contestants went skydiving over the island of Bora Bora and the view was spectacular! If you missed it, you can watch it here. This Sunday is another exciting episode in Bora Bora, and here’s a sneak peek of what’s to come! Read more
We’re so excited to watch the season premiere of The Amazing Race this Sunday! Teams will face a number of challenges in Bora Bora and we’re just now getting an idea of what those are. First things first, here’s a scenic shot of Bora Bora courtesy of CBS.