Surrounded by the blue ocean of the South Ari Atoll, and distinctive with its timbered walkways and colonial-style buildings, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives is a barefoot paradise with a palm-fringed beach and shimmering lagoon that offers the perfect island holiday for everyone. With 112 spacious villas set over-water, and suites blending harmoniously with the natural setting, the island has a wealth of activities and superb facilities that makes this an ideal hideaway for couples and honeymooners, or a fun-filled destination for families.There are exceptional opportunities to discover the exotic life of Maldives underwater, with a house reef that is a kaleidoscope of colour for snorkellers, a shipwreck dive site just off the island, and easy access to some of the most famous dive sites in the world. With Ultimate All-Inclusive concept, your stay on our tropical island is absolutely carefree, with dining, rejuvenating, playing and exploring all included.

 

Quick Facts

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives  ★★★★★

Location: South Ari Atoll

Distance from Airport 87 Kms

Transfer type: 25 minutes from airport by seaplane or by 16-minute domestic flight and 15-minute speedboat.

Number of rooms: 112 Rooms

Facilities:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Mini Bar
  • Satellite Television
  • IDD Telephone
  • Tea/Coffee Maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Wireless internet access
  • Safe In Room
  • Comfortably furnished terrace
  • Smoke detector
Activities:
  • Diving
  • Snorkelling tour
  • Whale Shark trip by boat
  • Sunset Cruise
  • Local Island Discovery
  • Sunset Fishing
  • Robinson Crusoe Experience
  • Picnic on a pristine sandbank.
  • Castaway BBQ Lunch

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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, free minibar items, flat-screen TVs, DVD player, IDD telephone line, individually controlled air-conditioning, ceiling fan, tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safe and a hairdryer.

 

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, each with a king-size bed, sleep 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child in comfort; 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 and free minibar items. Other amenities include flat-screen TVs, DVD player, IDD telephone line, individually controlled air-conditioning, ceiling fan, tea and coffee making facilities, in-room safe and a hairdryer.

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Deluxe Water Villa

Deluxe 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.  You will also enjoy complimentary wireless internet access.

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 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

Deluxe Family Water Villa

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

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Ocean Water Villa

 

 

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. 

You will also enjoy complimentary wireless internet access and free minibar items.

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

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Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa 2 Bedroom

Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa 2 Bedroom

 

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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Sunset Ocean Pool Villa

Sunset Ocean Pool Villa

 

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