Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives

A Chic All Inclusive Island Retreat

Discover island beauty, colonial, seaside-chic design, and exquisite hospitality blending both Maldivian and Thai traditions. Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa offers the ultimate all inclusive package with a champagne breakfast, a daily spa credit and a choice of dining from Asian to Italian. Divers will enjoy the resort's house reef with its own shipwreck, as well as other dive spots close by. For a special occasion, upgrade to the romantic Sunset Water Villas or to the Island Club with access to an exclusive pool and dining area.

Hayes & Jarvis Rating
Hotel Category
Deluxe
Location Type
Beach
TripAdvisor Review
Tripadvisor rating 2031 Reviews
Maldives, Indian Ocean

Hotel highlights

  • Laidback luxury, beach-chic style and natural beauty
  • Enjoy 3 complimentary dives per person per 7 night stay
  • Start every day with a complimentary champagne breakfast
  • Indulge in a daily massage or beauty treatment with USD $100 spa credit to use every day
  • Enjoy time to yourselves while the little ones have fun at the kids' club

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 112 rooms
  • Transfer duration: approx. 25 minutes by seaplane from Male

Main Facilities

  • Diving
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Watersports
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Barefoot style

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive

For Families

  • Babysitting
  • Family Rooms
  • Kid's Club
  • Kid's Pool
  • Teen's Club

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives

  • Beach
  • approx. 25 minutes by seaplane from Male
  • Located in the South Ari Atoll, ideal for whale shark diving
2031 Reviews 92% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 1585
  • Very Good 326
  • Average 74
  • Poor 27
  • Terrible 19

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Dec 12, 2019

Wonderful

Liskeard, United Kingdom

We have just returned from a two week stay on this lovely island and had such a fantastic time. Our two bedroom beach villa with pool was spacious and perfectly situated. The staff were friendly, courteous and happy to help whenever they could. Food was lovely with a choice of three restaurants all serving great and plentiful food. We had three spa treatments which were brilliant. There is not one thing I can say negatively about this wonderful resort and will definitely be returning. Thank you Centara, we loved it....x
Dec 08, 2019

Nice Trip

It was certainly different from a trip to Southeast Asia. It was a fantastic place because there are things you can only see and experience in Maldives. Beautiful place with imaginative scenes!! If I have a chance, I really want to go again.
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Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives

Facilities

Scuba Diving

Regular Evening Entertainment

Fitness Centre

Sports and Fitness centre including tennis courts, beach sport area and recreational facilities.

a room filled with furniture and a bench

SPA Cenvaree

a group of people sitting at a table with a blue umbrella

Swimming Pool

Watersports

Sailing, snorkelling, windsurfing, kayaking, fishing,

Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives

Room Types

Deluxe Water Villa

Deluxe Water Villa

Deluxe Water Villas are built above the lagoon andhave a master bedroom and a fully furnished living room.Island Club benefits are available with an additional supplement.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • Whirlpool in room

Beach Suite

Beach Suites are split on two levels and have a separate living room downstairs connected to the bedroom upstairs via a staircase. Island Club benefits are available with an additional supplement.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
a living room filled with furniture and a window

Deluxe Family Water Villa

Deluxe Family Water Villas are built above the lagoon andhave a master bedroom and a fully furnished living room with a partitioned area with bunkbeds. The bathrooms come with large rain shower and a Jacuzzi Spa bath Island Club benefits are available with an additional supplement.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • Whirlpool in room

Ocean Water Villa

Ocean Water Villas are situated on the lagoon and offer fantastic views of the sun setting over the ocean. The room is on two exterior levels with areas for relaxing in the sun and the interior is based on one level with a master bedroom and living room. Island Club benefits are available with an additional supplement.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • Whirlpool in room

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Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa Island Club Rooms have a furnished living room and a private pool. Island Club benefits are available with an additional supplement.

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Luxury Sunset Water Villa Island Clubs are situated on the lagoon and they offer fantastic views of the sun setting over the ocean. The room is on two exterior levels with areas for relaxing in the sun and the interior is based on one level with a master bedroom and living room.Island Club benefits are available with an additional supplement.

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Deluxe Water Villa Island Club Rooms are built above the lagoon andhave a master bedroom and a fully furnished living room. Island Club benefits are available with an additional supplement.

Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa One Bedroom

Located right on the beach, this spacious villa has its own terrace with plunge pool and is well-appointed inside with a king bedroom on a mezzanine level and a living room. There is a bathroom with outdoor bathtub and amenities including minibar, a coffee machine, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Island Club benefits are available with an additional supplement.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa Two Bedrooms

With two bedrooms, this large beachfront villa accommodates up to four adults or three with two children. You'll have a private terrace with a plunge pool and sea views and inside consists of a king bedroom and a second with twin beds. The bathroom has a separate bath and shower and other in-villa features include complimentary Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV with movies and international channels, a minibar, coffee machine, and more. Island Club benefits are available with an additional supplement.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Sunset Ocean Pool Villa

This contemporary villa has stylish interiors and appealing exteriors consisting of a large plunge pool with ocean views and sun loungers. There is a bedroom with king-sized bed and a unique bathroom with a freestanding bathtub and separate shower. Club features are included in your stay, with exclusive facilities and dining choices to explore at the Club Lounge.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa Two Bedroom

Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives

Food & Drink

Aqua Bar

Aqua Bar

This beautiful serene over water bar serves a wide selection of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks as well as snacks throughout the day. A perfect spot to take in the sunset.

Reef Restaurant

Reef Restaurant

The Reef Restaurant is open for breakfast lunch and dinner serving and extensive Asian and Western buffest with live cooking stations Dress code: Beach wear is not permitted.

Azzuri Mare Restaurant

Azzuri Mare Restaurant

Serving an a'la carte seafood choice of a selection of Maldives freshest catch, whilst Dress code: Beach wear is not permitted.

Lotus Restaurant

Sample the very best of Thai food, overlooking the Lotis pond Dress code: Beach wear is not permitted.

Coral Bar & Lounge Bar

Enjoy a cocktail or selection of wines from the impressive wine cellar whilst enjoying a Dress code: Guests are asked to cover beach wear in the day.

a group of people sitting at a table with a blue umbrella

Island Club Lounge Bar

The Island Club is exclusively for Island Club guests. Continental breakfast, midday snacks, afternoon tea and cocktail hours with fresh juices are served throughout the day.

Board Basis Options

FOOD: Champagne buffet breakfast in main restaurant, lunch either buffet-style at the Reef Restaurant.International themed buffet lunch at the Italian Azzuri Mare and Thai at Lotus restaurant. Enjoy dinner atTeppanyaki in the main restaurant orat the Thai and Italian restaurants. Afternoon tea with cakes and scones. Children's ice cream station. DRINKS:The resort operates 2 bar areas, where beverages are served daily from 10am till midnight includinghouse pouring wines, beers, spirits, cocktails, soft-drinks, tea, coffee and juices. A fully stocked mini-bar is also included and replenished daily. ACTIVITIES:Excursions are included with the stay, they includea whale shark tour, guided snorkel tour, night fishing, sunset cruise and a local island discovery. All excursions will be operated weather permitted and have to be checked and booked in advance at the front office. Wi-Fi is available is the rooms and the entire hotel. Use of the fitness room, tennis, snorkeling equipment, catamaran sailing and a lot more. Also enjoy a credit of USD 100 per adult per day to be used at Spa Cenvaree. The ezone offers entertainment and activity for teenagers whilst the Camp Safari kids club offers a daily supervised activity programs for the younger ones. For travels as of April 2017, guests can enjoy up to 3 dives per person per 7 night stay. Dives are subject to weather conditions and limited to 45 minutes per dive.

You will have exclusive access to the Club Bar and lounge, serving permium brand beverages. Access to the Island Club pool, upgraded in room minibar, and much more.

Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives

Family Friendly Facilities

Kid's Club

At Camp Safari they offer activities for children aged 4 to 9 years old. On check in the child will be given a card with fun challenges to complete during their stay and once the card is completed they will receive a prize. Children can get involved with arts and crafts, fish feeding, indoor play zone and games. A programme is arranged weekly.

Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives

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