Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives | Designer Travel

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, Maldives

Approximately 25 minutes by plane from Male

About Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives

If you’re looking for an idyllic setting, fine dining, luxurious accommodation plus an impressive all-inclusive concept, you’ll find all of that and more at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa.

More About Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa

Set in the stunning beauty of the South Ari Atoll, the Centara Grand Island Resort is a true barefoot paradise suitable for couples and families alike.

The wide varieties of facilities and services at this five-star retreat include six restaurants and bar, an infinity swimming pool, tennis court, fitness centre, kid’s club, children’s pool and restful spa. Of course, there are opportunities to discover the exotic underwater paradise and snorkellers will appreciate the amazing house reef. The PADI Dive Centre offers courses for both new and experienced divers and there’s a shipwreck dive site just off the island as well as more sites within easy reach.

If you like to venture a little further afield, there’s a good choice of half and full-day excursions such as sunset fishing, local island discovery tours and sunset fishing.

Guests staying in Club accommodation benefit from access to The Club Lounge which features a separate swimming pool, dining venue, dedicated service and private check-in and check-out.

(Additional charges apply for selected activities, facilities and aspects of your stay. Please contact  us for further details).

Facilities & Amenities

Rooms & Suites


The well-appointed villas include air conditioning, ceiling fan, tea/coffee making facilities, minibar, in-room safe, flat screen TVs, DVD player, bathroom, hairdryer, Wi-Fi. All accommodation categories have the option to upgrade to Club category which allows access to the Club Lounge plus other benefits - please contact us for details.

Beach Suite

Set on the sands, the beach suites offer a living room, a king bedroom on the mezzanine level and a large bathroom with outdoor shower.
Max Occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults & 2 children

Deluxe Water Villa

Deluxe villas set over the lagoon waters. Each has a king size bed, bathroom with shower and bathtub with ocean views, private sundeck and steps down to the warm lagoon.
Max Occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults & 1 child

Deluxe Family Water Villa

Specially designed with families in mind, these villas offer a children's sleeping area with bunk beds, Playstation video games and secured access to the terrace. There's also a king bedroom, large bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi or free-standing bathtub and spacious terrace with steps down to the lagoon.
Max Occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults & 2 children

Ocean Water Villa

Ocean Water Villas are set on the western end of the island and have a sea-facing bedroom, a large terrace and steps down to the shimmering lagoon.
Max Occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults & 1 child

One and Two Bedroom Luxury Beachfront Ocean Pool Villas

These luxuriously appointed villas are set by the white sand and crystal clear waters and have the advantage of having their very own plunge pool.

Sunset Ocean Pool Villa

Set on the western side of the island, these villas boast amazing sunset views. The villas have a king bedroom, airy bathroom with shower and freestanding bathtub, ample terrace and 12 sq m plunge pool.
Max Occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults & 1 child


Reef: This classic island restaurant serves plentiful buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner, featuring local and international dishes.

Azzuri Mare: Tasty Italian signature dishes, flavourful pasta and crisp pizzas are available at Azzuri Mare which has an open kitchen and amazing views across the lagoon.

Suan Bua: Dine indoors or al fresco and enjoy authentic home-style Thai cuisine.

Aqua: Enjoys a spectacular setting on the western side of the island. A wonderful place to enjoy light bites and cocktails while you watch the sun go down.

Coral Bar & Lounge: Serves complimentary afternoon tea, drinks, wines, cocktails and daily afternoon ice creams.

The Club: An exclusive retreat for Club guests. The Club serves à la carte breakfast, light lunches and five-course dinners.