Delivering the ultimate in barefoot luxury, the Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa is located amongst the tropical islands in the South Ari Atoll. A rich house reef complemented by a dedicated sunken ship wreck and easy access to the top dive spots make the resort perfect for divers.

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 color for snorkelers, a shipwreck dive site just off the island, and easy access to some of the most famous dive sites in the world.

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives
Beach suite

Offering accommodation for 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children per room, the Beach Suite comprises of luxurious bedroom, well furnished living room and a bathroom with island bathtub and rain shower. Built on the pristine beach, the spacious suites provide mesmerizing views of the ocean.

Deluxe water villa

Set on wooden stilts over the azure waters, the Deluxe Water Villas consist of a master king or twin bedroom with furnished living room area, a bathroom with personal Jacuzzi spa and rain shower and a terrace. Some of the overwater villas offer Island Club lounge access and facilities.

Deluxe family water villa

With a master king bedroom with furnished living room and bunk beds in a partitioned kids’ area, makes the Deluxe Family Water Villa suitable for traveling families. The spacious overwater villas feature comfortably furnished child friendly terrace with secure locked fencing.

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 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.

2 bedroom luxury beachfront pool villa

Encompassing two bedrooms complete with furnished living rooms, exclusive private pool and bathroom with island bathtub and heavenly rain shower, the 2 Bedroom Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa can accommodate up to 4 adults. Island club lounge access and facilities are provided.

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

Specialized in Asian and western cuisines, the Reef features live cooking stations and interactive buffets including splendid salads, Asian and Italian noodles and Mongolian barbecue. The all day dining restaurant offers specialty buffets that showcase the world’s greatest cuisines.


Accompanied by fascinating views of the tranquil lotus pond, the Lotus provides the very best of genuine Thai foods prepared by experienced chefs from Thailand. The restaurant also features a coking studio where you can learn the secrets of preparing superb Thai meals.

Azzuri mare seafood restaurant

Set above the waters of the idyllic lagoon ensuring a unique dining experience, the Azzuri Mare Seafood Restaurant offers a superb menu featuring fresh local seafood, premium Australian steak and chicken options. Serving a la carte, the seafood restaurant is the perfect way to celebrate special occasions with loved.


The focal point on the island, the Coral offers a variety of activities in addition to alluring cocktails and wines. Featuring impressive wine cellars and billiard pools, the entertainment complex in much more than a bar and is one of the most remarkable of its kind in the Maldives.


Located over the house lagoon, the Aqua Bar is the perfect retreat for a refreshing fruit juice during the day or savoring a cocktail while witnessing the amazing views of the stunning sunset. The overwater bar in the vicinity of Azzuri Mare Seafood Restaurant is ideal for guests seeking solitude.

Island club

Providing guests with personalized service and luxury throughout their stay, the Island Club features exclusive club lounge and refreshments. Whether it is exclusive continental breakfast, midday snacks, afternoon tea, cocktail hours or fresh juice the club has it all on offer.

  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing
  • Water sports
  • Cruising
  • Excursions
  • Volleyball
  • Surfing
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives

Boasting a splendid menu featuring personalized programs tailored to your needs during your stay, the Cenvaree Spa is dedicated to time to rest, relax and discover a feeling of peace.

Relax like never before, indulge in sheer pampering and emerge rejuvenated at Spa Cenvaree, our oceanfront sanctuary for the senses.

Enjoy daily treats at the spa with the resort’s Ultimate All-Inclusive experience. 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 available beachside and at the fitness centre.

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives
  • Swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Business centre
  • Island club
  • Kids club
  • Laundry service
  • Safety deposit box
  • 24hr room service
  • Internet facilities
  • Medical facilities