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Brando's World Famous Over Water Bungalow in Bora Bora!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 4

New lower rates!!! WE HAVE THE ONLY THREE OVER WATER BUNGALOWS WITH FULL AIR CONDITIONING, new appliances and KAYAKS! Extra housekeeping available, as well as special catered in bungalow dining (Must be booked well in advance)! COMPARE OUR RATES TO THE RESORTS... The owners of the Black Pearl Over Water Bungalow are proud to present Marlon Brando's own over water bungalow in Bora Bora. Along with his second Bungalow, Marlon's Over Water Hideaway... A gorgeous covered terrace, overlooking the lagoon and palm covered islands, just a few hundred yards away, is fully furnished with quality outdoor furniture and gas barbecue. Here you can enjoy many wonderful hours, reading a good book, marveling at the beauty of the area, or just doing nothing. If you wish to take a dip in the warm waters, nothing could be simpler. Just go down to your private dock and dive in. Right there you can snorkel for hours, check out the thousands of colorful fish in and around the coral reef, or just lie on the beach under a palm tree, while sipping a Tahitian punch. We can help set up tours for you: Authentic Tahitian Motu picnics, Polynesian weddings, Jet skis, shark and manta ray feed, sunset sailing, scuba diving, island jeep and snorkeling tours, even a tattoo with a Tahitian master!

Additional Information: As the owners of the very popular Black Pearl Over Water Bungalow in Bora Bora, we can't tell you how excited we are to offer, for the first time, Marlon Brando's historic over water bungalow for vacation rentals. We remodeled the bungalow to meet the needs of our sophisticated travelers and it is beautiful. Marlon Brando owned two bungalows, one for him and one for his friends. We have purchased both. Both Brando's Bora Bora Bungalow and Marlon's over water hideaway are the perfect location for snorkeling, walking hiking and swimming. Paradise surrounds you.

If you need help with rental cars, international or domestic flights, we can help with that too. We have many returnees and we are confident that this will be your vacation of a lifetime! Our rates are very affordable, especially if you've checked out the prices of some of the 4 and 5 star hotels on the island. Our home is a true travel bargain.

Please reserve early as high season books up fast.

Car Rental: You will need a car. Other options are carts, bikes, taxi and water taxi (Not always available).

Please note: Contact our manager directly for Car Rentals. Nir's rates for his 'Client cars' are far below the rental car places on the island.

Trip, Airline, Hotel and Car Assistance!!!: We would be pleased and happy to help you with your entire trip to paradise. We can arrange your International Flights to Tahiti on any applicable carrier, as well as your Inter-Island Flights on Air Tahiti. We can also book your Hotel Accommodations and Rentals in Tahiti or on any of the other islands you might care to visit. Please email me for further information. We use Rawhide Travel for this. They have been working with French Polynesia for over thirty five years and can take care of all your travel needs. Toll free number is: 888 222-7594

More Details

Owner
Richard and Seiko Holland
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, Japanese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

Amenities

French Polynesia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Beautiful, remodeled bathroom with dual sinks, granite counter top native woods, large shower with rain head.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Air conditioned Large bedroom with queen sized bed (Sleeps two). Looks out over the beautiful lagoon! The guest room also has air conditioning and two twin beds and also looks out at the lagoon...
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 2 beach chairs
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
Attractions:
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Two lounge chairs on veranda. Car rental can be provided. NOW WITH FREE WIFI! A safe is included. Kayaks now included! Tennis courts are public and available to use, so bring your racket. However, you will need a car to get to them. You can purchase a phone card for overseas calls and our Manager is never further than a telephone call away. We provide a courtesy cell phone for that purpose. Please Note: Contact our manager Nir, directly for Car Rentals. A car is necessary. Great News!!!! Our manager Nir, is now offering special Service Cars. These cars are only for clients of our bungalows. The rates are unbelievable! Way Below Island Prices! Please check above for the rental car rates on Bora Bora and see the difference. Please Note: Nir now has three cars for rent with auto and air. Prices vary accordingly.

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Brando's World Famous Over Water Bungalow in Bora Bora!
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews
Montreal Quebec Canada
5

One of the most beautiful place on the island of Bora Bora.

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the most beautiful place on the island. Very private, quiet, clean and have everything you will need for a great stay.

The condo has full kitchen, fridge, stove, BBQ, coffee machine and all. Although in front of the airport, you will not hear anything.

25 min from the closest grocery store, I will suggest you stop on your way there from the ferry. You will need a car. Don't hesitate to buy fresh fish and fruits on the stands on your way to the condo. Then relax.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fort Worth, Texas
5

Peaceful Bungalow

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic bungalow! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the bungalow. It's quiet, private and nice to be on your own away from the resort crowd. AC in the bedrooms is awesome! The bed is pretty firm but we slept great on it. Great views from the bungalow. Nir was amazing to work with and so helpful! He setup dinner reservations and a private snorkel tour for us. It was great having the washing machine so we didn't have to pack as many items - be aware there is no dryer, just a clothesline. I misunderstood thinking there was a dryer but the laundry dried quickly on the clothesline. If you want a beach towel, be sure to bring one. We chose not to bring one assuming there would be some at the bungalow but there are not. Also, the hot water heater works great - so much so that I scalded myself. Just be careful because the water gets incredibly hot very fast. Also, there is no shampoo provided so make sure to bring your own or buy some at the supermarket like we did. There are plenty of fish and other sea creatures to see from the balcony day or night. We saw a spotted eagle ray, sting rays and even an octopus in addition to the many colorful fish. There are some pool floats available and we left behind two brand new green pool noodles. You can see plenty of stars from the bungalow at night and even a little bit of the Milky Way. Great sunset views each night from the patio. Matira Beach at the south end of the island is amazing! We found the earlier you go the less crowded it is - you basically have it to yourself. We ate dinner at Mai Kai, Bloody Mary's and Bora Bora Yacht Club. They were all fantastic but Bloody Mary's definitely had the best pina coloda! I think Bloody Mary's has a happy hour Monday, Wednesday and Friday and drinks were 50% off. Be sure to check out the Bora Bora Original gift shop in town - great store and owners were very nice! This was the last leg of our honeymoon and definitely the highlight! We wouldn't hesitate to return or recommend the bungalow to others. Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Trip

  • 5 of 5

Amazing stay and amazing host ! Nir was away and Tom was an amazing host, he ensured we were taken care of every step of the way. Glad we rented a car as it is a necessity, in addition make sure sure you eat at the food trucks in town.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nice stay

  • 5 of 5

Bungalow exactly as described.

The host was very kind and helpful.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfectly wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great location and has all the extras...BBQ, lots of space, even a loft, sun deck to jump in three feet of water, kayak for two+1, plenty of towels, clean and comfortable. This is the perfect place to stay if you have a small family of maybe one or two children. Our arrangements included a contact to meet us at the ferry, a local mobile phone, a car rental...all much less expensive than local agencies can provide. A car is necessary for groceries and moving about the small island. We loved our stay!!! Thank you Richard and Seiko, and Nir!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Private & spacious!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in the over water bungalow - View across the lagoon, snorkeling off the deck, viewing fish from the deck, and just being in paradise!

There’s plenty of large towels, excellent Wifi service, perfect size washing machine ( bring your own laundry detergent capsules ), and the bedroom air conditioning is perfect for sleeping comfortably.

We rented a car through Avis, which is walking distance from the ferry dock, because we were unable to coordinate our rental through Nir. You do need a car to get to the bungalow from the ferry dock, as well as to get supplies, site seeing, restaurants, etc. Bora Diving will pick you up right off your deck!

A few things needed attention during our stay - light bulbs burned out, no cutting board, broken refrigerator shelf, which Richard took care of once communicated.

Make sure you know how to operate the cell phone Nir gives you, and understanding some French is very helpful throughout the island.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

The owners of the Black Pearl are proud to announce the acquisition and remodel of both of Marlon Brando's famous Over water Bungalows with FREE WIFI. Jack Nicholson Owned #3. James Michener called Bora Bora 'The most beautiful island in the world. And it is, it really is. Bora Bora is one of the Society Islands in the South Pacific, Tahiti being the largest. It is only a seven and a half hour flight from Los Angeles, and the same time zone as Hawaii. To get there, you take a direct flight to Tahiti and then a 45 minute island hopper to Bora Bora. You are now officially in paradise. Use your state of the art kitchen to prepare a meal, or dine out at the many fine restaurants on the island. The activities are endless if you wish to keep busy, or just lie down on the veranda, listen to the water and finish that 1000 page book you can't seem to finish. Life takes on new meaning when you are surrounded by the serenity and the beauty of Bora Bora. Come and see for yourself!

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $79

2016 Rates; 3 night minimum $475.00 a night
RATES AND CANCELLATION POLICY:
Cleaning fee: $100.00 per week
Breakage Policy: $79.00
Cancellation Policy: I highly recommend travel insurance... Deposit: the deposit paid at time of booking is totally non-refundable.
Rental payment: The balance of rental payment is due no later than 2 months prior to arrival. During that 2 months period, the cancellation is non-refundable, to the following exception: At the guest's request, nights canceled can be re listed as available on our web site. The nights re-booked will be partially refunded. That is all or part of the final payment. Otherwise there are no refunds. I highly recommend getting trip insurance as we are not responsible for weather, travel delays or anything else that may cause your inability to occupy the bungalow for your reserved dates.
You will be sent a release of liability form when I receive your deposit. This must be signed and sent back to me with your final payment.
Please contact owner for more information on property rates. Check in time is 3:00 PM and Check out time is 10:00 AM. This is to allow time for cleaning for incoming guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.