Centara Grand Beach Resort Karon

Great for families with landscaped waterpark

Located at the quiet northern end of Karon Beach, the Centara Grand Beach Resort Karon is overlooked by the forest covered hills and offers idyllic settings for a paradise escape. Here you will have direct access to extensive stretches of fine sand beaches leading to the emerald blue waters of the Andaman Sea.
 
Decorated in an elegant Sino-Portuguese style, characteristic of the area, this aptly named grand resort boasts a choice of accommodation types suitable for couples, families and honeymooners. You will find a selection of rooms offering pool or sea views and there is the option to upgrade to a private pool villa or suite. There is also a children's pool and kids' club for the younger ones to enjoy, whilst the extensive water park, complete with a lazy river, waterfalls, water slides and Jacuzzi pool is a delight for all. A swim up bar, serving your favourite drinks is one of three bars you can relax at, whist dining options include three restaurants serving Asian and international specialities. Finally after a day of sun worshipping, swimming or activities enjoy a relaxing massage or treatment in the SPA Cenvaree.
 
For a carefree and relaxing option, each room has the option to upgrade to Club Benefits for a supplement where you will enjoy a variety of benefits including exclusive access to the Exclusive Lounge, lunch time snacks, evening cocktails with canapés and hors d’oeuvres, private check-in and further discounts on spa treatments within the resort, among other benefits. 
Hayes & Jarvis Rating
Hotel Category
Luxury
Location Type
Beach
TripAdvisor Review
Tripadvisor rating 4132 Reviews

Hotel highlights

  • Ocean facing rooms
  • Optional All inclusive available
  • Landscaped water park
  • Peaceful beachfront location

Hotel Features

General Information

  • Check-in Time:
    15:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 262 rooms
  • Transfer duration: approx. 50 minutes from Phuket Airport.

Main Facilities

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

Accommodation Type

  • H&J Recommended
  • Luxury Collection

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive
  • Half Board
  • Bed & Breakfast

For Families

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

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

Centara Grand Beach Resort Karon

  • Beach
  • approx. 50 minutes from Phuket Airport.
4132 Reviews 81% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 2471
  • Very Good 1074
  • Average 358
  • Poor 135
  • Terrible 94

What to Expect

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

Reviews

Nov 11, 2019

perfect location

dundee

Just returned from our 1st visit to Thailand, chose the centara for it's location and I must say it didn't disappoint,rooms are spacious & clean though they do have a rather musty smell perhaps due to being right on the beach, not a problem and after a couple of days didn't notice it and after all wasn't there to stay in our room all day, when at the hotel spent most of our time at the adult pool which was fab so relaxing, big thanks to O who really looks after you, my only slight criticism is the choice of drinks, the bar near the main pool had pink gin cocktails & prosecco cocktails available which the adult pool bar didn't, personally I would have preferred to have had the choice of these too( though the pina coladas & mai tais were very lovely)breakfast buffet is fabulous, prob one of the best I've had anywhere so much choice, we ate out in karon or patong mostly but we did have the meat & seafood lovers buffet at mare restaurant which was delicious but the addition of tax & service added another 30 per cent to the bill which is a bit steep, though we couldn't fault the food it was excellent, all in all we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would def stay here again, all the staff are so helpful & friendly, fab holiday 😁.
Nov 10, 2019

Best Resort

Auckland Central, New Zealand

We are enjoying every bit of time we spend here. Staff is so helpful and caring. Even with bad weather, we can enjoy and relax in the resort itself. Kids are enjoying with Cape Diem team and all their activities. All their activities are so good that kids don't want to go out at all. Special thanks to Sanja, Sara, Gino and David for taking care of both of our kids. PS: Even the grown-ups get involved. Can't wait to be here again.
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Centara Grand Beach Resort Karon

Facilities

Fitness Centre

There is a fitness centre available for you to use at the resort, offering exercise and weight training equipment. The resort also can provide you with a resort-jogging map, showing different routes and distances - including a 5k challenge.

SPA Cenvaree

The award-winning SPA Cenvaree features an extensive menu of therapeutic treatments and holistic experiences for singles and couples. The spa has 10 en-suite facilities equipped with sunken Jacuzzi®, beautifully appointed waiting areas, a tranquil relaxation lounge with waterfall features, Vichy shower room, luxurious nail salon, fully equipped men’s and women’s locker rooms with sauna and steam room. All are decorated with traditional Thai decor.

Sports & Entertainment

The resort features a sports centre and tennis courts for your enjoyment whilst watersports include:kayaking, sailing and snorkelling. Diving lessons can also be arranged for those that want to explore the wonders of the ocean.

Waterpark and Three Swimming Pools

The resort features a water park consisting of four swimming pools, a jacuzzi, lazy river, waterslides and waterfalls. One of the swimming pools is a children’s pool with a waterslide for their enjoyment and there is also an adults only swimming pool.

Complimentary Wi-Fi is Available across the Resort.

Centara Grand Beach Resort Karon

Room Types

Premium Spa Deluxe

Premium Spa Deluxe Rooms come with 49 square metres of living space and are decorated with Sino-Portuguese elements. All come with a private furnished balcony overlooking the ocean, resort’s gardens and swimming pool. Rooms are located only a short walk from the beach, allowing that Ocean Facing view you have from your balcony to be within easy reach. In addition your Premium Spa Deluxe Room comes with a spacious bathroom featuring a bathroom and separate shower, as well as free in room Wi-Fi for your convenience. Club access is available at a supplement.

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

Deluxe Ocean Facing Room

Deluxe Ocean Facing Rooms come with 49 square metres of living space and are decorated with Sino-Portuguese elements. All come with a private furnished balcony overlooking the ocean, resort’s gardens and swimming pool. Rooms are located only a short walk from the beach, allowing that Ocean Facing view you have from your balcony to be within easy reach. In addition your Deluxe Ocean Facing Room comes with a spacious bathroom featuring a bathtub and separate shower, as well as free in room Wi-Fi for your convenience. Club access is available at a supplement.

Your room will come with a king size bed or two double beds.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Spa Deluxe Ocean Facing Room

Spa Deluxe Ocean Facing

Spa Deluxe Ocean Facing Rooms come with 45 square metres of elegant living space and are decorated with Sino-Portuguese elements. All come with a private furnished balcony overlooking the ocean, resort’s gardens or swimming pool. Here you will find your private Jacuzzi. Rooms are located only a short walk from the beach. In addition your Spa Deluxe Room comes with a spacious bathroom featuring a bathtub and separate shower, as well as free in room Wi-Fi for your convenience. Club access is available at a supplement.

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

Premium Deluxe Ocean Facing Room

Premium Deluxe Ocean Facing Rooms come with 67 square metres of luxurious living space and are decorated with Sino-Portuguese elements. All come with a private furnished balcony overlooking the ocean, resort’s gardens or swimming pool. Rooms are located only a short walk from the beach, allowing that Ocean Facing view you have from your balcony to be within easy reach. In addition your Premium Deluxe Ocean Facing Room comes with a spacious bathroom featuring a bathtub and separate shower, as well as free in room Wi-Fi for your convenience. Club access is available at a supplement.

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

Luxury Pool Suite

Luxury Pool Suites come with 83 square metres of luxurious living space and are decorated with Sino-Portuguese elements, providing the perfect accommodation for a romantic and tropical stay at Centara. Your suite comes with a private furnished balcony overlooking the beautiful ocean, gardens or pool and features your own private plunge pool and spacious bathroom with a bathtub and separate shower. Free in room Wi-Fi is provided for your convenience. Club access is available at a supplement.

Your Luxury Pool Suite will come with a king bed or two double beds.

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

Deluxe Pool Suite

Deluxe Pool Suites come with 52 square metres of luxurious living space and are decorated with Sino-Portuguese elements. All come with your own plunge pool with sublime views of the beautiful Andaman sea, gardens or pool. In addition your Deluxe Pool Suite comes with a spacious bathroom featuring a bathtub and separate shower, as well as free in room Wi-Fi for your convenience. Club access is available at a supplement.

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

Pool Villa (2 Bedroom) -the Club

Two Bedroom Pool Villas are decorated in an elegant sino- Portuguese style and come with 209 square metres of living space comprised of a spacious terrace with plunge pool, two bedrooms and oversized dining and living areas with high ceilings. Villas are grand and access to The Club lounge and respective benefits are included for this room type. Your bathroom is fitted with an extra deep bathtub and rainfall shower, whilst complimentary Wi-Fi is provided for your convenience.

Club Benefits Include:

  • Private check in
  • Exclusive access to the Club Lounge
  • Free internet access at the Club Lounge
  • Concierge services
  • An exquisitely plush mattress for a perfect sleep
  • Upgraded in-room amenities
  • Continental breakfast buffet
  • Lunch time snacks
  • Afternoon tea
  • Evening cocktails with canapés' and hors d'oeuvre
  • Evening Cordials
  • Tea and coffee served all day
  • Complimentary laundry for 2 pieces per room per day
  • Daily turn down service
  • Complimentary daily newspapers
  • 10% discount on selected treatments at SPA Cenvaree
  • Preferred reservation service at the hotels´ dining venues and designated facilities

Centara Grand Beach Resort Karon

Food & Drink

Bar and lounge area

Luna Night Entertainment Bar

Luna is located on the rooftop of Mare Italian Restaurant and is a great place for a pre-dinner cocktail and evening entertainment.

Coast - Beach Club & Bistro

Coastis a beachside bar overlooking Karon bay, ideal for a sundowner and to relax. Besides chilled draft beer, freshly squeezed juices and tropical cocktails you will enjoy a good selection of made to order snacks such as New York style Delis, crisp fresh garden salads and Thai snacks.

Mare Italian Restaurant

This cosy and attractive restaurant serves Italian favourites made with local produce and some of Italy’s finest imports. Open throughout the day meals can be enjoyed inside or alfresco with views over the beach whilst wines can be sampled from the restaurant cellar.

The Cove Restaurant

The Cove Restaurant

The Cove Restaurant offers elegant settings in which to enjoy delicious international and Asian cuisine. Open throughout the day, this is your main restaurant and serves tempting themed buffets for breakfast and dinner. Cuisine options include barbequed and wok-fried Chinese, Thai favourites, Siamese egg noodles and fresh seafood. A la Carte dining is also available.

Lobby Lounge

The lobby lounge is an ideal space to gather in and enjoy a coffee or refreshment.

The Club

You maychoose to add Club Benefits onto any room type where it is not automatically included. Club Benefits Include: Private check in Exclusive access to the Club Lounge Free internet access at the Club Lounge Concierge services An exquisitely plush mattress for a perfect sleep Upgraded in-room amenities Continental breakfast buffet Lunch time snacks Afternoon tea Evening cocktails with canapés' and hors d'oeuvre Evening Cordials Tea and coffee served all day Complimentary laundry for 2 pieces per room per day Daily turn down service Complimentary daily newspapers 10% discount on selected treatments at SPA Cenvaree Preferred reservation service at the hotels´ dining venues and designated facilities. Some benefits may be subject to change.Please call our destination specialists for up to date prices.

Splash Bar

Enjoy your favourite drink or cocktail from the Splash Bar whilst relaxing in the swimming pool or stretched out on your sun lounger. Here you can enjoy a number of light snacks also.

Ripples Bar

Located at the adult’s pool, Ripples serves light snacks, cocktails and refreshments.

Board Basis Options

Bed & Breakfast

Buffet breakfast at The Cove restaurant.

All Inclusive

All Inclusive benefits

- Breakfast - buffet at The Cove restaurant

- Lunch 12.00-14.00 - A la carte menu at The Cove restaurant or Coast Beach Club & Bistro

- Afternoon 15.00–16.00 - Afternoon tea and ice cream for children at The Cove restaurant or Coast Beach Club & Bistro

- Dinner 18.30 – 22.00 - A la carte menu or buffet at The Cove restaurant

- Beverages (except wines) 11.00 – 23.00. No takeaway permitted. Specified outlets only. Consumable at The Cove restaurant, Coast Beach Club & Bistro, Splash and Ripples pool bar. Included are standard spirits vodka, gin, rum, whisky, soft drink and local beer.

Centara Grand Beach Resort Karon

Family Friendly Facilities

Kids Club - Camp Safari & E-Zone

At Camp Safari, all kids aged four through to nine can participate in many activities.The E-Zones offer the latest entertainment in a separate environment for older children between 10 and 17 years of age to chill, play or relax.

Kid's Pool

To keep the children entertained, the hotel offers a children’s swimming pool complete with a water slide.

Centara Grand Beach Resort Karon

Special Offers

Minor offer catch all

Honeymoon and Anniversary

Couples receive welcome fruits, sparkling wine and flowers.

Wedding certificate must be shown at time of check-in.
Anniversaries celebrated are 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 50 and upwards.

Minimum 3 nights stay.

Discounts

Book before end of February2017 and receive 20% discount on your accommodation.

Travel Dates 1st February - 31st October2017

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