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Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives

Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives

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TripAdvisor Review
1503 Reviews
Guide Price £2,649 per person
Based on 12 May 19 departure from London Heathrow flying with Sri Lankan Airlines, staying for 7 nights all inclusive in a Beach Suite (2 adults sharing) including return seaplane transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

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 Ocean Water Villas or to the Island Club with access to an exclusive pool and dining area.

  • Start every day with a complimentary champagne breakfast
  • Enjoy three complimentary dives per person per seven night stay as an alternative to the spa
  • Indulge in a daily massage or beauty treatment with $100 spa credit to use every day
  • Enjoy time to yourselves while the little ones have fun at the kids' club
  • Upgrade to the Island Club for exclusive access to a lounge, pool, laundry, daily snacks and drinks

Top Tips from our Experts

Omkar

Destination Specialist

"As an all inclusive package goes, Centara Grand offers the ultimate experience. Combine this with an upgrade to the Island Club and receive two pieces of laundry per day, upgraded amenities in your room, priority spa and dinner reservations, access to the private island club pool, and snacks, canapés and premium branded drinks throughout the day."

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Deluxe

Location Type

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

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
Location Highlights

Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives

  • Beach
  • Approx. 25 minutes by seaplane from Malé airport.
  • Located in the South Ari Atoll, ideal for whale shark diving
1503 Reviews 92% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 1130
  • Very Good 270
  • Average 64
  • Poor 22
  • Terrible 17

What to Expect

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

Reviews

Oct 21, 2018

Marvelous place to stay and relax

Canberra, Australia

From the minute you step foot onto Centara Island you are made to feel welcome. Nothing is to much trouble for the staff and once you find your way around and book your tours and meal locations it is a dream. The outlook from the rooms is just divine, with the units all services daily.
Oct 21, 2018

Luxury escapes Centara

Dural, Australia

We were very impressed with the professional organisation from the initial booking through luxury escapes through to the contact through Centara. On arrival through Male, the transfers were organised by Centara Grand the organisation was faultless and smooth. It is a long commute from Singapore to the island but well worth the transfer times. There was a wow factor on arrival and we were not disappointed during our entire stay. The staff were all friendly and the resort was clean and a beautiful environment. Plenty to eat and drink in the all inclusive stay. There was nothing to pay unless you wanted to. The cocktails were great, beer as much as you want, food had variety and was tasty. There are 3 different restraunts Italian, Thai and general which had a mix of Indian, Thai, Chinese, and anglo foods. Gratuity was definately not expected but as were so impressed I couldn't help myself than give occasional tips. They accept US$ which we didn't take but that didn't really matter. Credit card can be used to buy souvenirs or special seafood meals. I would not hesitate recommending the resort or luxury escapes.
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Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives

Facilities

Fitness centre

Fitness Centre

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

SPA Cenvaree

Head to the spa for a relaxing and rejuvenating spa treatment.

Swimming Pool

Unwind pool side with a signature cocktail in hand, or head in for a dip to cool off.

Watersports

Enjoy a wide range of watersports from sailing, snorkelling, windsurfing, kayaking and fishing,

Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives

Room Types

Deluxe Water Villa

Deluxe Water Villa

Deluxe Water Villas are built above the lagoon and have 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

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

Sunset Ocean Pool Villa

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.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • In Room WiFi
  • Safe
  • Sea View
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities

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
Sunrise Beach Villa

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
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 buffet with live cooking stations.

Azzuri Mare Restaurant

Azzuri Mare Restaurant

Serving an à la carte seafood choice of a selection of Maldive's freshest catch.

Lotus Restaurant

Sample the very best of Thai food, overlooking the lotis pond.

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

All Inclusive

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 at Teppanyaki in the main restaurant or at the Thai and Italian restaurants. Afternoon tea with cakes and scones. Children's ice cream station.

The resort operates two bar areas, where beverages are served daily from 10 am till midnight including house pouring wines, beers, spirits, cocktails, soft-drinks, tea, coffee and juices. A fully stocked mini-bar is also included and replenished daily.

Excursions are included with the stay, they include a 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, snorkelling equipment, catamaran sailing and a lot more. Also enjoy a credit of $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.

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

Special Offers

Early booking discount

Save up to 15% on your accommodation

Save up to 15% on your accommodation when you book more than 90 days in advance. 

  • Not combinable with any other offer. 
  • Black out dates may apply. 

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