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Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives

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All prices include return transfers and personal service

Hotel overview

Nestled in the heart of South Ari Atoll, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives is surrounded by the blue Indian Ocean and white beaches. Here, wooden walkways are laid across the water, and colourful bungalows under thatched roofs are enveloped in a fresh breeze! The island has a lot of entertainment and excellent infrastructure, which makes it an ideal place for couples and honeymooners, as well as a fun place for families. A colourful house reef guarantees a lifetime experience!

Extremely comfortable accommodation:

  • 112 overwater villas
  • Natural finishes and island style of the interiors
  • State-of-the-art equipment
  • Well-furnished terraces and verandas
  • Internet access in all rooms

Restaurants and bars of the resort

4 restaurants, 2 bars, dinners on the ocean shore, in-villa service and much more - here you will have a good meal:

  • Reef. It’s the main and largest restaurant of the resort with two hundred seats. It serves the best and most beloved dishes of international cuisine made from exclusively fresh products. Both adults and children will like it here. Opening hours: 07:00-22:00.
  • Suan Bua. It is impossible to be in the Maldives and not try Thai cuisine. If you are after culinary exotics, Suan Bua is your place. Here, unexpected combinations and taste discoveries are guaranteed! Opening hours: 12:00-14:30/19:00-22:00.
  • Azzuri Mare. The name speaks for itself - Italian cuisine, loved by millions of people around the world. The establishment offers pizza, pasta, ravioli, salads and delicious seafood. Opening hours: 12:00-14:30/19:00-22:00.
  • Aqua. It’s the perfect place to enjoy tropical sunsets while sipping your favourite cocktail. This is a relaxed bar with great service. Opening hours: 10:00-00:00.
  • Coral Bar & Lounge. One of the most unusual lounge bars in the Maldives is located by the water, on two floors, and delights guests not only with original drinks but also the possibilities of hanging out. There are pool tables and... ice cream! Opening hours: 10:00-00:00.
  • The Club. Designed as a secluded place for special guests, it serves à la carte breakfasts, rich balanced lunches and five-course candlelit dinners. Throughout the day, The Club serves superb alcohol and wine, as well as soft drinks, tea and coffee. Club privileges and exclusive club lounge access are available to guests staying at Sunset Ocean Pool Villa or at an additional cost.

Thought-out infrastructure:

  • Infinity pool and children’s pool
  • Conference room with all the necessary equipment for business meetings
  • Sandy white beach
  • First-aid post
  • Currency exchange point
  • Laundry

Ultimate All-Inclusive programme

The resort provides premium services for your carefree vacation. The list of services may vary depending on the season. Usually, the package includes:

  • Meeting by hotel staff at the airport and transfer by seaplane and speedboat
  • Excellent food in restaurants and in the villa, as well as a replenished minibar
  • Some Spa services
  • Several excursions
  • Water sports, equipment and training, as well as diving (the list of services may vary, so you need to request the list when booking a villa)
  • Tennis and signature training programmes in the gym

SPA Cenvaree

Relax as never before and indulge in a rejuvenating treatment at Spa Cenvaree. There are luxurious rooms for two and those who prefer individual treatments, as well as an outdoor area for underwater relaxation. Masters practice unique Thai massage and programmes on Vichy hydrotherapy equipment, in pools with hot and cold water.

Yoga classes are available on the beach and in the fitness centre. All treatments are based on Thailand’s unique heritage and modern rejuvenation techniques.

Great leisure for everyone

  • House reef and sunken ship. The lagoon and coral reef of the resort is a great place to experience the exotic of the Indian Ocean in full. A few meters from the villas, there is a coral garden in the lagoon, where biologists grow unique corals. These corals replenish the reef to preserve biological diversity. Divers will be able to explore the wreck of the Kudhimaa, a freighter that has been sunk with the purpose to become home to hundreds of species of marine inhabitants! The island has its own PADI dive centre, where a team of experienced instructors will educate beginners and help experienced divers learn new skills.
  • Water sports. The resort offers leisure activities for guests of all ages and preferences - windsurfing, sailing, snorkelling, canoeing, pedalos and more. Non-motorized water sports are included in the Ultimate All-Inclusive programme.
  • Daily excursions. There are a lot of them, and everyone should try each! A snorkelling tour is an easy way to experience marine life. It is suitable for the whole family and will delight children with parrotfish, turtles, manta rays and many other inhabitants of the underwater world. A traditional dawn dhoni boat cruise in azure waters with champagne and light snacks is the best way to enjoy the purple Maldivian sunsets. And swimming with whale sharks and dolphins is for the bravest! And, of course, it is worth visiting the capital of Male with its historical and cultural attractions.
  • Sports grounds and gym. You love weight training or prefer outdoor games in the open air? On this island, you can do both.

Fun for your children

The resort has Camp Safari, a kids club for children from 4 to 9 years old. It’s a wonderful and safe place where experienced staff organizes fun and educational activities for young guests of the resort. For older children, there is a special E-ZONE play area. Babysitting services are available on request and at a charge.

How to get there: 20 minutes by domestic flight from Male international airport to Maamigili Airport and then 20 minutes by speedboat directly to the hotel

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Beautiful resort and a perfect stay

Can't describe how much I enjoyed staying at the resort. From the rooms, to the food, to the bar, everything was amazing, and over that the hospitality was beyond everything. Every employee was so...
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C Eshaan R

our favorite place in Maldives so far

we love this hotel, where we have been many times already. The coral reef is beautiful, and easy to access, the rooms are very nice, the food is good, and the staff friendly. Lots of facilities, and...
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C MD11111

Supremely stunning property

The best of the best that you can imagine. Located in the lap of nature. Breathtaking views. Such warm hospitality shown by Nur, Aksmean, Jerry, Sunny, Senthil, Neng, Happy and not to forget the...
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C Just4Rahya