Set amongst the perfect islands and blue ocean of South Ari Atoll (Alifu Atoll) in the republic of Maldives, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives delivers a unique 5 star resort experience and offers the ultimate in barefoot luxury along with a range of exciting activities that will appeal both to couples and families.
Featuring 112 suites & villas, the resort offers diving enthusiasts outstanding diving opportunities including an excellent house reef complete with a dedicated sunken ship wreck and is within easy reach of the top dive spots in the Maldives. The resort offers all guests a premium all-inclusive vacation experience, along with a perfect white sand beach and the crystal clear water of the Indian Ocean.
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives offers more than simply daytime sun, sea, and sand. The resort features a variety of dining options, pools, recreation activities, Sports and Fitness facilities, bars and lounges with nightly entertainment, SPA Cenvaree, and a Kids Club.
Location: South Ari Atoll
Distance from Airport (INIA):
Transfer type: 25 minutes from airport by seaplane or by 16-minute domestic flight and 15-minute speedboat
Number of rooms:112 Rooms
The resort’s main restaurant features specialty buffets that showcase the world’s greatest cuisine. The buffets operate on a 9-day cycle; ensuring variety. The chefs rustle up fresh dishes at a series of live cooking stations in front of the guests and there is a Teppanyaki grill, providing an entertaining and succulent dining experience in the evenings.
The resort’s Thai restaurant showcases highly-acclaimed Thai cuisine and brings gracious Thai hospitality to the Maldives. The food is traditional Thai cuisine with a contemporary twist by Thai chefs who have previously worked at some of Thailand’s most prestigious restaurants. The outdoor seating surrounds a lotus pond. Lotus Restaurant offers a daily changing set menu at lunch, a traditional Thai dinner menu and an a la carte menu.
The resort’s Italian and seafood restaurant is located over the pristine lagoon. The menu features fare from across Italy. Azzuri Mare specialises in freshly prepared pizzas, prime cuts of meat and locally caught seafood, all cooked in the open display kitchen which also serves homemade pasta. At lunch the menu is a la carte and at dinner time the restaurant features a daily rotating set menu or premium specialty items on a la carte basis.
Much more than just a bar, the Coral Bar is an entertainment hub offering a full range of beverages under the ultimate all-inclusive plan, including draught beers, wine, house spirits, cocktails and juices. The lounge spans over two floors with the second floor fitted out as a leisure area bar complete with pool tables and games. The resort’s teen club, E-Zone, also utilises part of the upper deck during day time. Nightly entertainment is also featured at Coral Bar. Afternoon tea service and Ice Cream station are available at Coral Bar lounge from 15:30 to 16:30 daily.
Aqua Bar is a smaller and more intimate option than Coral Bar and is perfect for guests seeking tranquillity and spectacular ocean views. Perched over the pristine lagoon it has open deck seating that is ideal for watching the sunset. It also makes for a great place for pre-dinner cocktails.
The resort is fully equipped with non-motorised sports equipment for windsurfing, pedal boating and canoeing, all available on a complimentary basis for all guests as part of the incredible all-inclusive plan. Catamaran sail boats and motorised water sports including wakeboarding is also available for a supplementary charge. Several complimentary excursions are available including a snorkelling tour, whale shark excursion by boat, sunset cruise, local island discovery and sunset fishing and further excursions are available for a fee. The Kids Club is available for 4-9 year olds and the E-Zone is for older children aged 10-17. There are also swimming pools and a tennis court with complimentary tennis lessons.
11 TREATMENT ROOMS
DAILY, 09:00 - 21:00
The oceanfront spa village offers holistic experiences designed to enliven your senses through music, rituals, and touch. Throughout your spa journey, you will experience these concepts and learn about traditional herbs and their respective benefits to your body and soul. Immerse yourself in absolute tranquillity thanks to inspirational
meditative music. A Spa credit is included per room per day. The spa experiences feature the very best of locally harvested ingredients in a tranquil environment. Personalised programmes designed to fulfil your every need is also available.