The 5 Best Celebrity-Owned Resorts
Huffington Post - 4 months
For Condé Nast Traveler, by Paul Rubio.
From Marlon Brando’s reworked private island paradise to Francis Ford Coppola’s secret Guatemala retreat, here are ten of our favorite celebrity-backed resorts across the world.
1. The Brando, French Polynesia
The spirit of legendary American actor, film director — and environmental steward — Marlon Brando is immortalized at Tetiaroa, his beloved private atoll in French Polynesia, which now houses this 35-villa, eco-conscious (yet ultra-luxe) retreat, one of the Pacific’s greenest hotel projects to date.
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2. GoldenEye Resort, Jamaica
Chris Blackwell has produced music for Bob Marley and U2, but he is also famous for his Island Outpost hotel collection in Jamaica, which includes this waterfront resort, an adaptive reuse of Ian Fleming’s former home that was expanded in spring 2016 with 26 new beach huts.
3. La Lancha, Guatemala
This ten-room boutique lodg
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