Your holiday specialist for the Indian Ocean

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives is a barefoot paradise with palm-fringed beaches and shimmering lagoon, offering the perfect island holiday for everyone. The resort is accessible by a seaplane ride from Male International Airport, or by a domestic flight from the airport to the domestic Maamigili Airport, followed by a 15-minute speedboat ride to the resort.

  • Retreats

    Distinctive with its timbered walkways and colonial-style buildings, the resort houses 112 spacious villas set over-water and suites blending harmoniously with the natural setting. All accommodation categories have the option of an upgrade to Club category, and those staying in the pool villas will enjoy the luxury of having their own villa host to assist with any requirements during their stay.

    Children 12 years old and above are classed as adults.

    Beach Suite

    Enjoy a spacious area 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, the Beach Suites comfortably accommodate families of up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

    Features:

    The host of amenities brings absolute convenience to your fingertips, with complimentary wireless internet access, 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.

    Deluxe Water Villa

    The Deluxe Water Villas are spacious in size with a living area, allowing the guests to enjoy endless horizon vistas, unwind on the private sundeck, or enjoy swimming and snorkelling in the warm lagoon. 

    The villas sleep 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child in comfort, with the option of a king-size bed or twin beds.

    Features:

    Each villa features a host of amenities and services, including complimentary wireless internet access, 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. The bathroom features a shower and a bathtub with ocean views.

    Deluxe Family Water Villa

    These villas offer family space including a children’s sleeping area with bunk beds, PlayStation video games, and secured access to the terrace for safety of the little ones. These spacious retreats can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children in comfort.

    Features:

    In-villa facilities and services include complimentary wireless internet access, 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. The villas feature a king bedroom and a large bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi or free-standing bathtub.

    Ocean Water Villa

    These Ocean Water Villas include a living area, an outdoor terrace where our chefs can arrange a private dinner and a spacious bedroom with high ceilings. Each villa has ample terrace for lounging in the sun, a sea-gazing bedroom, and direct access into the shimmering lagoon. 

    These water villas can accommodate families with a king bedroom sleeping up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

    Features:

    You’ll enjoy free wireless internet access and a host of in-villa facilities, including 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. The villa features an airy bathroom with shower and freestanding bathtub.

    Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa 1 Bedroom

    Indulge in barefoot luxury and enjoy abundant living space with its own plunge pool and terrace perfect for lazy days. With the living room in the ground floor and the king bedroom on the mezzanine level, the experience of staying here lures the guest to not step out of this relaxing haven. 

    Ideal for couples and honeymooners, these retreats are designed for two adults.

    Features:

    The host of amenities are complimentary wireless internet access, 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. These pool villas feature an airy bathroom with shower and indoor and outdoor bathtub.

    Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa 2 Bedroom

    These expansive pool villas are ideal for families travelling with up to three children. The spacious interiors feature 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. 

    These villas can accommodate up to 4 adults, 3 adults and 2 children or 2 adults and 3 children.

    Features:

    In-villa facilities and services include complimentary wireless internet access, 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.

    Sunset Ocean Pool Villa

    These idyllic villa hideaways feature ample terrace for lounging and basking in the sun, a sea-gazing bedroom and an abundant living space. Club benefits, access to the exclusive facilities and dining options of the Club Lounge and wireless internet access are included in your stay.

    They accommodate families and 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.

    Features:

    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. They feature a king bedroom and an airy bathroom with shower and freestanding bathtub.

  • Rejuvenate @Spa Cenvaree

    Indulge in sheer pampering and replenish your mind, body and soul at our extremely tranquil and peaceful Spa Cenvaree, our oceanfront sanctuary for the senses. Each adult guest receives daily credits of USD 100 to redeem for a choice of body scrubs, and massages including foot massage, Indian head massage, facial massage and upper back massage. 

    There are suites for singles and couples, along with an outdoor overwater venue dedicated to Thai massage, facilities for Vichy hydrotherapy and hot and cold plunge pools. Scheduled yoga sessions are also available at beachside and at the fitness center.

  • Invigorative Experiences

    Step in to the world of myriad possibilities both indoors and out. Whatever it may be, Centara Grand Island Resort offers you.

    • Infinity swimming pool 
    • Children’s pool
    • Overwater fitness centre
    • Floodlit tennis court, with lessons included in your stay
    • Facilities for enjoying badminton and volleyball
    • PADI dive centre
    • Motorised and non-motorised water sports
    • Complimentary excursions including snorkelling tour, whale shark boat trip, sunset cruise, local island discovery and sunset fishing
    • Kids’ Club with Camp Safari and E-Zone 
    • Babysitting service available upon request
    • Complimentary wireless internet access
    • Airport transfers operated either by seaplane direct from Ibrahim Nasir International Airport or by speedboat via Maamigili Airport, in the South Ari Atoll (depending on your arrival time)
    • Island boutique 
    • The Club offering a relaxation area and swimming pool in an exclusive setting, along with a host of additional privileges
    • Medical services and resident doctor
    • Laundry services
    • Foreign currency exchange

  • Experiential Affairs

    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. A world of exploration is at your doorstep, with our own house reef and, just off the reef, a dedicated sunken shipwreck.

    House Reef and Sunken Shipwreck

    Scuba divers can explore the wreck of a cargo ship, the Kudhimaa that was deliberately sunk to provide a home for marine species. 

    Scuba Diving

    Diving trips are arranged to some of the best dive sites to explore vast reef formations, thrilling channels, undersea hills, coral-filled thilas and caves.

    Water Sports

    It is our aquatic mission to offer a varied range of water sports, and we have options for guests of all ages and preferences, with windsurfing, sailing, snorkelling, canoeing and pedal boats amongst the attractions.

    Sunset Fishing

    Our traditional dhoni cruises out into the sunset for a spot of hand-line fishing. If you are lucky and catch your own fish, the resort kitchen will happily prepare it for your dinner.

    Whale Shark Trip

    Dolphins and whale sharks can be seen on our whale shark trip, and on some occasions it will be possible to swim alongside the gentle giants.

  • À la carte

    Indulge in our range of eating outlets starting from tasteful champagne breakfasts through mid-morning meals at Reef Restaurant, enjoy your lunches and dinners at the Azurri Mare Italian Restaurant, the Suan Bua Thai restaurant or Reef Restaurant.

    Reef

    • Type of Cuisine: International cuisine
    • Seating Capacity: 206

    The picture perfect place for your breakfast, lunch and dinner, located next to the swimming pool and overlooking the beach, the Reef with its thatched roof is a classic island restaurant. Live cooking stations and a teppanyaki table add to the conviviality. 

    Dining options for vegetarians are also available. Advance reservation is required for teppanyaki dining.

    Opening Hours: 07:00 - 10:30 /12:00 - 14:30 / 19:00 - 22:00 hrs

    Azzuri Mare

    • Type of Cuisine: Italian and seafood 
    • Seating Capacity: 55

    Open kitchen with their a la carte menu and set menus featuring vegetarian options – the Azzuri Mare serves Italian signature dishes and flavour-filled pastas and pizzas.
    Advance reservation is required for dinner.

    Opening Hours: 12:00 - 14:30 / 19:00 - 22:30 hrs.

    Suan Bua

    • Type of Cuisine: Home-style Thai cuisine
    • Seating Capacity: 64

    Suan Bua brings recipes and flavours from the four regions of Thailand with famous dishes like pad Thai, som tam and tom yum kung and fresh fish and shellfish steamed, grilled or stir-fried and served with delicious sauces and dips. 

    Creative vegetarian Thai dishes are also available. Advance reservation is required for dinner.

    Opening Hours: 12:00 - 14:30 / 19:00 - 22:30 hrs

    Aqua

    • Type of Cuisine: Cocktails, refreshments and snacks
    • Seating Capacity: 63

    Sip your favourite cocktail and enjoy light bites and snacks while you laze in comfort - Aqua is perfect for pre-dinner cocktails or a nightcap. Sundowner parties are held daily.

    Opening Hours: 09:00 - 24:00 hrs.

    Coral Bar & Lounge

    • Type of Cuisine: Cocktails and refreshments
    • Seating Capacity: 110

    Built on two storeys, with pool tables and games on the mezzanine level and a casual sand-floor setting on the ground floor, Coral Bar & Lounge is located just off the swimming pool deck. Indulge in thirst-quenching drinks, wines, and cocktails at any time of the day.

    Opening Hours: 09:00 - 24:00 hrs.

    The Club

    • Type of Cuisine: International
    • Seating Capacity: 50

    The Club serves a la carte breakfast, nutritionally balanced light lunches and five-course dinners with the option of a private, candlelit setting. Premium spirits and wines are served throughout the day, along with refreshments, tea and coffee.

    Club benefits and exclusive access to the Club Lounge are available at a supplement. 

    Opening Hours: 07:00 - 23:00 hrs.

    In-villa dining

    • Type of Cuisine: International cuisines
    • International cuisines can be served in the comfort and privacy of your suite or villa and is available on a 24-hour basis.
    • Opening Hours: 24 hrs.