• Aerial View

    Aerial View

  • Aqua

    Aqua

  • Azzuri Mare

    Azzuri Mare

  • Beach

    Beach

  • Beach
  • Beach
  • Beach Suite

    Beach Suite

  • Beachside Dining

    Beachside Dining

  • Kids Club

    Kids Club

  • Coral Bar

    Coral Bar and Lounge

  • Deluxe Water Villa

    Deluxe Water Villa

  • Island Club

    Island Club

  • Main Pool

    Main Pool

  • Ocean Water Villa

    Ocean Water Villa

  • Ocean Water Villa
  • Reef Restaurant

    Reef Restaurant

  • The Club

    The Club

  • Over Water Villas

    Over Water Villas

  • Over Water Villas
  • Over Water Villas

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Located on Maldives’ South Ari Atoll, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives boasts, timbered walkways, colonial-style buildings, barefoot luxury and unbeatable surroundings.

Centara Grand’s 112 spacious villas are set overwater and blend perfectly with the surrounding natural setting. A wide selection of activities and facilities means that this resort is perfect for couples, honeymooners or families.

Explore the house reef by snorkel and dive to a shipwreck just off the island at Centara Grand when you’re not lazing on the island.

The 5-star resort boasts an All-Inclusive concept, making your island getaway carefree and pure bliss.

Centara Grand Island Room Types


Beach Suite

Take a walk on the white sand beach just outside your Beach Suite, and enjoy the turquoise waters of the lagoon. Our Beach Suites offer prime island living, where you can enjoy a spacious area of 87 square metres with a relaxing living room, a king bedroom on the mezzanine level, and an expansive bathroom with an outdoor shower.

Light and airy with warm colours and inviting décor, the Beach Suites comfortably accommodate families of up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

The host of amenities brings absolute convenience to your fingertips, with complimentary wireless internet access, flat-screen TVs with international channels and in-room movies, DVD player, IDD telephone line, individually controlled air-conditioning, ceiling fan, free minibar items, tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safe and a hairdryer.

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Deluxe Water Villa

Open the door to the endless horizon, unwind on your private sundeck, or enjoy swimming and snorkelling in the warm lagoon. Set on the northern side of the island, the Deluxe Water Villas are spacious in size with a living area of 86 square metres, a soothing décor of white with splashes of colour, and rattan and hardwood furnishings.

The villas sleep 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child in comfort, with the option of a king-size bed or twin beds, and the bathroom features a shower and a bathtub with ocean views.

Each villa features a host of amenities and services, including complimentary wireless internet access, flat-screen TVs with international channels and in-room movies, DVD player, IDD telephone line, individually controlled air-conditioning, ceiling fan, free minibar items, tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safe and a hairdryer.

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Deluxe Family Water Villa

These family-friendly over-water villas are designed for the special needs of those with young children. The villas offer 93 square metres of family space including a children’s sleeping area with bunk beds and PlayStation video games, and secured access to the terrace for safety of the little ones. 

Bask in glorious sunshine and enjoy unobstructed ocean views whilst lounging on your expansive terrace that has steps down to the lagoon. These spacious retreats on the southern side of the island can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children in comfort, and feature a king bedroom and a large bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi or free-standing bathtub.

In-villa facilities and services include complimentary wireless internet access, flat-screen TVs with international channels and in-room movies, DVD player, IDD telephone line, individually controlled air-conditioning, ceiling fan, free minibar items, tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safe and a hairdryer.

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Ocean Water Villa

Take in sublime views from these newly refurbished villas set on the western end of the island. Designed for lagoon living, each villa has an ample terrace for lounging and basking in the sun, a sea-gazing bedroom, and steps that lead directly into the shimmering lagoon.

Abundant space is provided, with 110 square metres of total living area, including an outdoor terrace where our chefs can arrange a private dinner, and a spacious bedroom with high ceilings and dominated by soothing whites and rattan and hardwood furnishings. 

Perfect as idyllic villa hideaways, the Ocean Water Villas also accommodate families with a king bedroom sleeping up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child, and an airy bathroom with shower and freestanding bathtub.

You’ll enjoy free wireless internet access and a host of in-villa facilities, including flat-screen TVs with international channels and in-room movies, DVD player, IDD telephone line, individually controlled air-conditioning, ceiling fan, free minibar items, coffee machine plus tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safe and a hairdryer.

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Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa 1 Bedroom

With white sand fringed by crystal clear waters just outside your Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa, you can indulge in barefoot luxury and enjoy abundant living space in your 159-square-metre villa, with its own plunge pool and terrace perfect for lazy days.

Soft woods and white hues throughout the living area and the king bedroom on the mezzanine level create an inviting and relaxing environment. Ideal for couples and honeymooners, these retreats are designed for two adults and feature an airy bathroom with shower and indoor and outdoor bathtub.

The host of amenities brings absolute convenience to your fingertips, with complimentary wireless internet access, flat-screen TVs with international channels and in-room movies, DVD player, IDD telephone line, individually controlled air-conditioning, ceiling fan, free minibar items, coffee machine plus tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safe and a hairdryer.

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Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa 2 Bedroom

With fresh interiors that blend harmoniously with the natural environment and their own beachfront, these expansive 159-square-metre pool villas are ideal for families travelling to the Maldives with up to three children. Each Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa Two-Bedroom is a tranquil retreat, a stone’s throw away from the shimmering lagoon and with its own plunge pool on the terrace for cool dips.

The spacious interiors accommodate up to 4 adults, 3 adults and 2 children or 2 adults and 3 children, featuring a relaxing lounging area, two bedrooms with the king master bedroom on the open mezzanine floor and the smaller bedroom with twin beds on the ground floor. The spacious downstairs bathroom has both separate bathtub and shower.

In-villa facilities and services include complimentary wireless internet access, flat-screen TVs with international channels and in-room movies, DVD player, IDD telephone line, individually controlled air-conditioning, ceiling fan, free minibar items, coffee machine plus tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safe and a hairdryer.

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Sunset Ocean Pool Villa

Cool off in your own 12-square-metre plunge pool with views across the ocean or enjoy fantastic snorkelling, only a few steps down from your terrace. These villas on the western end side of the island boast sublime sunset views and feature an ample terrace for lounging and basking in the sun, a sea-gazing bedroom, and abundant living space of 110 square metres.

These idyllic villa hideaways also accommodate families and 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child, and feature a king bedroom and an airy bathroom with shower and freestanding bathtub.

Club benefits, access to the exclusive facilities and dining options of the Club Lounge and wireless internet access are included in your stay.

In-villa facilities include flat-screen TVs with international channels and in-room movies, DVD player, IDD telephone line, individually controlled air-conditioning, ceiling fan, free minibar items, coffee machine plus tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safe and a hairdryer.

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Centara Grand Island Facilities


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Reef

Type of Cuisine: International cuisine

Seating Capacity: 206

Next to the swimming pool and overlooking the beach, the Reef with its thatched roof is a classic island restaurant. Begin your day here with a champagne breakfast! Reef, along with breakfast, serves lunch and dinner with expansive and colourful buffets that feature dishes with Western and Asian influences. Live cooking stations and a teppanyaki table add to the conviviality. Dining options for vegetarians are also available.

Advance Reservation is required for teppanyaki dining.

Opening Hours: 07:00 - 10:30 /12:00 - 14:30 / 19:00 - 22:00 hrs

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Azzuri Mare

Type of Cuisine: Italian and seafood

Seating Capacity: 55

The fresh catch of the day prepared Italian style, along with Italian signature dishes and flavour-filled pastas and pizzas are enjoyed at Azzuri Mare, with its dreamy views across the lagoon. Along with its ocean views the restaurant provides plenty of visual action with its open kitchen, and the a la carte menu and set menus feature vegetarian options.  Couples and families alike will find Azzuri Mare an atmospheric and romantic spot.

Advance reservation is required for dinner.

Opening Hours: 12:00 - 14:30 / 19:00 - 22:30 hrs

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Suan Bua

Type of Cuisine: Home-style Thai cuisine

Seating Capacity: 64

Set next to a lotus pond, and offering both indoor and al fresco seating, Suan Bua serves the tangy, spicy flavours of authentic home-style Thai cuisine. Our chefs recreate recipes from the four regions of Thailand with famous dishes like pad Thai, som tam and tom yum kung, and fresh fish and shellfish steamed, grilled or stir-fried and served with delicious sauces and dips. Vegetarian food is an important part of Thai cuisine, and creative vegetarian dishes are available.

Advance reservation is required for dinner.

Opening Hours: 12:00 - 14:30 / 19:00 - 22:30 hrs

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Aqua

Type of Cuisine: Cocktails, refreshments and snacks

Seating Capacity: 63

Take the short walk to Aqua, one the island’s best spots to lay back and admire spectacular ocean views and sunsets. Laze in comfort and tranquillity as you sip your favourite cocktail and enjoy light bites and snacks. Set overwater, opposite Azzuri Mare on the western side of the island, Aqua is perfect for pre-dinner cocktails or a nightcap. Sundowner parties are held daily.

Opening Hours: 09:00 - 24:00 hrs

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Coral Bar & Lounge

Type of Cuisine: Cocktails and refreshments

Seating Capacity: 110

Experience one of the most entertaining lounge bars in Maldives. Built on two storeys, with pool tables and games on the mezzanine level and a casual sand-floor setting on the ground floor, Coral Bar & Lounge is located just off the swimming pool deck.

Relax in style, indulge in our complimentary afternoon tea, or simply enjoy thirst-quenching drinks, wines, and cocktails at any time of the day or night. Kids will love our daily afternoon ice creams.

Opening Hours: 09:00 - 24:00 hrs

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The Club

Type of Cuisine: International

Seating Capacity: 50

Those longing for an extra touch of indulgence will enjoy dining in the exclusive setting and convenience of The Club. Designed as a secluded and intimate retreat, The Club serves a la carte breakfast, nutritionally balanced light lunches and five-course dinners with the option of a private, candlelit setting. Premium spirits and wines are served with our compliments throughout the day, along with refreshments and tea and coffee.

Club benefits and exclusive access to the Club Lounge are available at a supplement. 

Opening Hours: 07:00 - 23:00 hrs

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Sport & Leisure at Centara Grand Island

The Ultimate All-Inclusive programme provides activities for everyone, no matter what age and preference. 

Voted as Maldives’ most family-friendly resort two years in succession, the island has an ideal family itinerary that includes visits to Camp Safari and E-Zone for the youngsters, and exciting activities like banana boat and tube rides, water sports, beach games and activities at the pool, which includes a pool for the young ones. 

Couples and anyone in need of some deep relaxation can enjoy the daily spa treatments that are included as part of your stay, and take part in other activities such as yoga sessions.

Outside of the Ultimate All-Inclusive programme are three great options. The Castaway BBQ Lunch on our private island, Bodu Finolhu, is a fun-filled day with beach games, snorkelling, lazy moments and a convivial lunch, while the more adventurous will love our Robinson Crusoe Experience, spending the day at leisure on an uninhabited island. For a really memorable experience we also provide a picnic on a sandbank lost in an azure sea.

Surrounded by warm, azure waters with extraordinary underwater visibility, beautiful coral formations and an exotic marine life, Maldives is one of the world’s top diving destinations. Our PADI Best Dives experts will provide everything that is needed for beginners, those with medium skills, and expert divers.

Our house reef and lagoon provide fascination for snorkellers, and just off the reef there is a dedicated shipwreck that offers easy diving and a close-up view of turtles and whale sharks, manta rays, parrotfish, anemone fish, and surgeonfish.

For a true feel of discovery and adventure, our Ultimate All-Inclusive experience includes a choice of half-day and full-day excursions. Each guest can enjoy all excursions once per stay, choosing from a snorkelling tour, sunset cruise, local island discovery tour to visit a Maldivian village on a nearby island, and sunset fishing.

• Infinity swimming pool 
• Children’s pool
• Oceanfront Spa Cenvaree
• Overwater fitness centre
• Floodlit tennis court, with lessons included in your stay
• Facilities for enjoying badminton and volleyball
• PADI dive centre
• Motorised and non-motorised water sports
• Complimentary excursions including snorkelling tour, whale shark boat trip, sunset cruise, local island discovery and sunset fishing
• Kids’ Club with Camp Safari and E-Zone
• Babysitting service available upon request
• Complimentary wireless internet access
• Airport transfers operated either by seaplane direct from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport or by speedboat via Maamigili Airport, in the South Ari Atoll (depending on your arrival time)
• Island boutique

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Centara Grand Island Spa

Relax like never before, indulge in sheer pampering and emerge rejuvenated at Spa Cenvaree, our oceanfront sanctuary for the senses.

Enjoy daily treats at the spa with the resort’s Ultimate All-Inclusive experience. Each adult guest receives daily credits of USD 100 to redeem for a choice of body scrubs, and massages including foot massage, Indian head massage, facial massage and upper back massage.

There are suites for singles and couples, along with an outdoor overwater venue dedicated to Thai massage, facilities for Vichy hydrotherapy and hot and cold plunge pools. Scheduled yoga sessions are available beachside and at the fitness centre.

Treatments inspired by Ayurvedic and Thailand’s well-being heritage and modern rejuvenation practices, along with couple spa journeys are available from a full spa menu.

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Arrive: 17 Apr - 31 May

from
R 49 638

per person for 7 nights

Arrive: 01 Jun - 30 Jun

from
R 49 638

per person for 7 nights

At a glance

  • Ultimate All Inclusive delivers an unrivalled carefree holiday experience
  • Great option for the family with kids and teens with clubs and entertainment for both
  • 3 restaurants & 2 bars offer a myriad of dining experiences
  • PADI Scuba Diving Centre onsite as well as many other land and water activities available

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