The newlyweds Pippa Middleton and James Matthews jetted to an island paradise formerly owned by “Apocalypse Now” actor Marlon Brando. The small island of Tetiaroa cradles The Brando, a resort with world class amenities housed in thatched villas. The couple flew to the LAX airport still sleepy after a tiring but memorable wedding reception that lasted till morning. Hours later, Pippa Middleton and Matthews started off towards their honeymoon. From LA, they flew to Tahiti.

Pippa Middleton and husband jetted to the Tetiaroa Island for their honeymoon

The resort was bought by Brando in the French Polynesia because his wife Tarita hails from there.

Now, it is a flourishing resort with his name. To enjoy the paradise, one has to pay $13,825 for the most expensive villa. It has three bedrooms, an outdoor bath, an infinity pool, a rocking chair for two in a villa where electric power is supplied by solar energy. It has seawater air-conditioning units and a coconut-oil powered generator. A single-bedroom villa costs about $2,472.

The island has sugary white sand with lots of coconut trees lining the beach. The water is crystal clear, very private and the ambiance is very relaxing fitting for the billionaire couple. A high-profile couple has recently stayed in the island - Barack and Michelle Obama.

Pippa Middleton tied the knot with billionaire husband

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews tied the knot at the St. Mark’s Church in Berkshire on May 20 followed by a reception dinner at the Middleton residence. A glass marquee was set up in the vast property of the Middletons where they entertained the wedding guests.

It was a high-society wedding attended by the members of the British royal family that included Kate Middleton, Prince William, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Harry. Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's girlfriend was also invited to the wedding.

The bride wore a Giles Deacon creation.

The wedding was one of the most expensive weddings in the world where the groom spent £1million to marry Kate Middleton's sister. Pippa Middleton who rose to celebrity status when she became an extended member of the royal family. She was the maid of honor at her sister's wedding.

James Matthews was a former professional race driver who won the British Formula Renault Championship and Eurocup Formula Renault. He is a hedge fund manager and is worth £2 billion.

He is an heir to the Scottish courtesy title of Laird of Glen Affric. His family owns the St Barts hotel Eden Rock. His father David Matthews who has a noble descent owns a historic castle in the Scottish highlands.

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