Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives delivers barefoot luxury in the Indian Ocean along with a range of dining experiences and exciting activities that appeal to guests of all ages.

The resort is a perfect match for honeymooners, families and groups on incentives trips, and has a reputation for hosting magnificent weddings on its idyllic sandy beach surrounded by lazy palms and sparkling azure waters.

  • Location: South Ari Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: About 25 minutes by seaplanes & 20 minutes by domestic flight and a short boat ride.
  • Total Rooms: 112
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The resort accommodation features 112 beachfront suites and overwater villas ranging in size from 86 to 159 square metres. All Beach Suites offer duplex accommodation designed in soothing colours and each Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa, situated just steps away from the lagoon, delivers ultimate comfort with a private pool and the choice of one or two bedrooms.  All overwater villas have steps down to the lagoon and are surrounded by the resort’s house reef. The Deluxe Family Water Villas are unique in the Maldives and are designed for children’s comfort and safety with bunk beds for two children in a separate area, with video games and a safety lock to the terrace.

Ideally positioned to enjoy the stunning Indian Ocean sunsets, the Luxury Sunset Water Villas have spacious terraces that are perfect for relaxation.

Facilities includes: extra bed/day bed, individual air-conditioning, bathtub, separate shower, minibar, coffee machine and tea & coffee making facilities, in-room safe, hair dryer, satellite TV, DVD player, complimentary wireless internet access & separate living / dining room.


With six restaurants and bars the resort offers a myriad of dining experiences. Reef is an all-day dining restaurant offering buffets that showcase the world’s greatest cuisines together with a series of live cooking stations where chefs rustle up fresh dishes in a display of culinary theatre.

Overlooking the lotus pond, Lotus specialises in an authentic Thai cuisine served with a contemporary twist, while Azzuri Mare, set over the sparkling lagoon, focuses on Italian cuisine and succulent fresh seafood complemented with fine wines. The resort’s overwater bar, Aqua is perfect for relaxing at any time of the day and night.

In-villa dining serves a selection of international dishes and snacks and our nightly Sundowners Party offers flavourful tapas in a convivial ambiance.


The oceanfront SPA Cenvaree is the place for indulgence and pampering with a choice of massages, therapeutic treatments and multi-day programmes designed to rejuvenate.


PADI Dive Centre


- Fitness Centre
- Tennis
- Vollyball


Guests who wish to venture out of the resort are spoilt for choice with a selection of half- and full-day excursions, such as sunset fishing, sunset cruises and the local island discovery tour.


The Ultimate All-Inclusive delivers an unrivalled carefree holiday experience and includes assistance with airport transfers, complimentary wireless internet access, sumptuous champagne breakfasts, a choice of three dining venues for lunch and dinner, beverages served throughout the day, water sports and water activities, excursions and health and well-being services including daily credits to redeem at SPA Cenvaree.


  • Beach Suite 36 rooms with a King bed & 6 rooms with Twins beds for maximum occupancy for each 3 adults or 2 adults + 2 children.
  • Deluxe Water Villa 16 rooms with a King bed for maximum occupancy of 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child & 2 rooms with Twin beds for 2 adults + 1 child.
  • Deluxe Family Water Villa 10 rooms with a King bed + bunk beds for maximum occupancy of 3 adults or 2 adults + 2 children.
  • Luxury Sunset Water Villa 34 rooms with a Kind bed for maximum occupancy of 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child.
  • 1 Bedroom Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa 8 rooms with a King bed for maximum occupancy for 2 adults only.
  • 2 Bedroom Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa 8 rooms with a King bed and Twin beds for maximum occupancy of 4 adults or 3 adults + 2 children or 2 adults + 3 children.


Sports and Recreation
  • tennis courts
  • spa
  • kids club
  • water sports (non-motorized)
  • outdoor pool
  • private beach
  • fitness center
  • shops
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • coffee shop
  • babysitting
  • tours
  • poolside bar
  • Airport Transfer
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