Experience the beauty and serenity of the Maldives at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa, where white beaches are kissed by crystal-clear lagoons of turquoise blue and the lush green forests provide a peaceful haven. From luxurious villas set above the glistening waters to cozy suites nestled amidst a tropical paradise, this luxurious resort offers something for everyone.
Explore an array of spectacular outdoor activities including snorkeling, diving, sailing or swimming with manta rays. Delight in exquisite cuisine from any of our multiple award-winning restaurants and relax on your own private beach lounger. Whether it’s an intimate honeymoon escape or a relaxing family vacation, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa offers an unforgettable getaway full of breathtaking natural beauty and Enthusiastic fun!
Duplex Beach Villa
Navy- and sky-blue hues match the chic white aesthetic of the Duplex Beach Villa. Here, the plush king-sized bed on the mezzanine level beckons after a day of sun and fun. Enjoy the ample space of 87 square metres, which includes a relaxing living room and an expansive bathroom with an outdoor shower.
Deluxe Overwater Villa
Surround yourself in brilliant blues in an overwater villa, where you can wake up to stunning sunrises over the horizon. Adorned with fresh, all-white interior design with pops of bright tropical hues, the 86-sqm living space features a private sundeck that gives you direct access to the warm, azure lagoon.
Premier Overwater Villa
Studded throughout the shoreline, each of the Premier Overwater Villas offers endless ocean views, direct lagoon access and a spacious terrace where you can arrange private alfresco dining under the open sky. Elegantly furnished with rattan touches and hardwood furnishings, these 110-sqm villas are built for luscious overwater living.
Family Overwater Villa
Positioned over the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, the 93-sqm Family Overwater Villa is the perfect family retreat. Featuring a secure, child-friendly sundeck that offers expansive ocean views, direct lagoon access and a private jacuzzi, these villas also include bunk beds and PlayStation game consoles for younger travellers.
From Sea-To-Table Dining To Home-Style Thai
Travel the world with your tastebuds. With six restaurants and bars, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives lets you experience something different every day. Variety is the spice of life, so start the day with a fusion of flavours at the Reef. Serving up international cuisines, you can indulge in local Maldivian specialities, English breakfast, Chinese dim sum and much more all at once. While Azzuri Mare offers authentic Italian, Suan Bua gives you a taste of Thai home-cooked meal.
At dusk, head over to Aqua for a delicious aperitif against the stunning backdrop of the sparkling blue lagoon. For narrative sip as a nightcap, Coral Bar & Lounge makes a creative array of island-style cocktails that promises sweet slumber. To continue relaxation, order breakfast or brunch in bed through our in-room dining services. Whatever you want, whenever you want, simply give us a ring and we’ll bring your favourite food to the comfort of your villa.
Azzuri Mare – Italian fare by the lagoon
Indulge in authentic Italian cuisine with dreamy views of the sparkling lagoon. At Azzuri Mare, we feature classic dishes that you love as well as unique Italian creations made with the catch of the day. From full-flavoured pasta to oven-baked pizza, our selection of Italian favourites is all curated with the freshest ingredients.
Reef – All-day international fare with a view
Overlooking the shimmering pool and powdery sands of the Maldives, the Reef lets you indulge in sumptuous Champagne breakfasts as well as all-day dining. You have the option of savouring world cuisines served buffet-style, from local Maldivian specialities to international favourites. Enjoy the dazzle of live cooking stations and the fun of teppanyaki.
Suan Bua – Traditional home-style Thai flavours
Savour the tang, fire and spices of Thai cuisine in our welcoming dining room or an alfresco setting. Overlooking a calming lotus pond, Suan Bua serves a lush array of home-style specialities from four different regions of Thailand. Delight in refreshing som tam salad, hot tom yum soup and steamed seafood with delicious dips.
Aqua Bar – Snack & Refreshment & Relaxing cocktails with ocean vistas
Positioned over the azure waters of the lagoon, Aqua Bar offers an array of classic cocktails and light fare. This bright, elegant venue showcases sweeping ocean views, the perfect setting for a chilled tipple as you watch the sunset.
Coral Bar and Lounge – Snack & Refreshment, Fun laidback lounging by the seashore
Easy away at any time of the day at Coral Bar & Lounge, the island-style, two-story venue that features a casual sand-floor setting. Pool tables, board games and a world of flavours combine to create a laidback, relaxing atmosphere. Indulge in afternoon tea or a tipple of your choice. Kids can enjoy daily afternoon ice creams.
Unforgettable diving excursions and watersports adventures in the Maldives. Sitting pretty in the South Ari Atoll, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa is the ultimate tropical playground, blessed with a crystal clear lagoon and white sand beaches fringed with palm trees.
At Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa, a house reef teems with colourful marine life, and a sunken shipwreck awaits discovery from divers. The island resort’s stunning natural setting, coupled with thoughtful facilities and activities for guests of all ages, makes it a popular getaway destination for couples, friends, and multi-generational families.
Whether it’s a half-day excursion with the family or a full-day adventure with a loved one, our team of excursion leaders will be happy to arrange an unforgettable experience.
Learn the traditional art of line-fishing, or set out in search of bigger game.
Snorkelling / Semi Submarine:
Explore vibrant reefs, embark on a night snorkelling excursion, or take a peek at the underwater world from the comforts of a semi-submarine.
Whale sharks & Turtles:
Enjoy the opportunity to swim alongside majestic whale sharks or friendly green sea turtles.
Diving: Through our professional on-site dive center, we offer diving experiences and dive courses, as well as exciting dive excursions waiting to whisk you away on a memorable adventure to renowned dive sites. Experience Courses: Children as young as 8 years old can join the PADI Bubblemaker programme and learn the basics of SCUBA diving, while adults and children from 10 years of age can enjoy a taste of diving with the PADI Discover Scuba diving experience.
PADI certifications: We offer scuba diving and specialty certification courses, with the option to complete the theory part of the programme before arriving in the Maldives.
Watersports: From kayaking to exciting water sports, there’s much more than underwater excursions that await discovery in the Maldives.
Windsurf: Harness the power of the wind and glide through the azure waters.
Parasail: Soar above the sparkling Indian Ocean and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Maldives
Water-ski, Wakeboarding & Kneeboard: Master your balance on water-skis, wakeboard, or kneeboard as you are pulled across the calm lagoon.
Banana Boat & Fun Toys: Enjoy guaranteed family fun on an inflatable banana boat or fun tube.
Pedalos & Kayak: Enjoy a non-motorised watersports activity and drink in the tropical idyll of the stunning lagoon.