Centara Grand Maldives Resort & Spa

  • Ultra Luxury
  • 4 star
  • 112 villas
  • Seaplane
  • 25 min
  • 86.6km
  • South Ari Atoll
  • Machchafushi
  • Ultra Luxury Centara Grand Maldives Resort & Spa is an exclusive coral island in the Indian Ocean ringed by a sun-kissed beach and a vibrant house-reef, just 25 minutes by Seaplane from Maldives Male International Airport 86.6km away from the heart of Maldives, which comprises of 112 villas located in South Ari Atoll. It is a multi award-winning elegant boutique MALDIVES RESORT with a long history of outstanding service excellence.


Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives offers the ultimate in barefoot luxury along with a range of exciting activities that will appeal both to couples and to 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 exclusively offers all guests a premium all-inclusive vacation experience, along with a perfect white sand beach and crystal clear water of the Indian Ocean.

Centara Grand 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.


Located on South Ari Atoll (Alifu Atoll), the resort is reached by an exhilarating 25 minute seaplane flight.

A choice of villas await individual travelers, romantic honeymoon couples, and family fun groups for the first heavenly experience in the middle of the idyllic Maldives.

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives offers beach front and over water accommodations which range from 87 - 159 square meters complete with a \"resort within a resort\" accommodation experience - Island Club.

For the discerning leisure travelers, the Island Club concept offers premium guests exclusive use of the island clubhouse, swimming pool, and a more expansive choice of beverage using popular branded spirits. Additionally, the club pool features refreshing SPA Cenvaree mist sprays, cold towel service, tropical fruits, and refreshing sorbets served in the afternoon and a sun bed concierge service.

Villa Type of Centara Grand Maldives Resort & Spa

Beach Suite

Beach Suite

2 persons

42 spacious beach front suites comprise of 87 square meters of space. These glorious rooms are uniquely separated into 2 floors and connected via staircase and offer a master king or twin bedroom comp... read more

Deluxe Water Villa

Deluxe Water Villa

2 persons

18 Deluxe Water Villas accommodate up to 3 adults OR 2 adults and 1 child per room. This spacious over water villa comprises 87 square meters and offers a master king or twin bedroom complete with fur... read more

Deluxe Family Water Villa

Deluxe Family Water Villa

2 persons

The Deluxe Family Water Villas are ideal for a family Maldives retreat, comprising of 93 square meters and offer a master king bedroom complete with furnished living room area, bunk beds in a separate... read more

Luxury Sunset Water Villa

Luxury Sunset Water Villa

2 persons

34 Luxury Sunset Water Villas accommodate up to 3 adults OR 2 adults and 1 child per room. This spacious over water villa comprises 110 square meters including 2 storey sun deck connected via outdoor ... read more

Two Room Luxury Beach Front Pool Villa

Two Room Luxury Beach Front Pool Villa

2 persons

For the ultimate luxury Maldives experience, 8 two Bedroom Luxury Beach Front Pool Villas comprise of 159 square meters offering two bedrooms (king and twin bedroom) complete with a separate furnished... read more

Reef Restaurant

A melting pot of several Asian and Western cuisines throughout the day and buffets for breakfast and dinner. This smart casual restaurant features interactive buffets with food cooked to order and stunning salads, tandoors, fiery woks, hearty Asian and Italian noodles, Mongolian barbecue, and a medley from the western hemispheres and is the main restaurant on the island.

Azzuri Mare Seafood Restauarant

This restaurant brings Italian ‘dolce vita\' to the island. Enjoy a perfectly cooked meal in a stunning setting over the azure sea. Enjoy fresh seafood platters, antipasto with fine Italian cured meats and delightful selection of char grilled entrees and sinful desserts.

Lotus Thai Restaurant

Sample the very best of genuine Thai food as you overlook the lotus pond in tranquility second to none. Or join the chefs in the purpose built cooking studio where you are guaranteed to learn the secrets of preparing a stunning Thai meal.

Coral Bar & Lounge

One of the most impressive of its kind in the Maldives, this is much more than a bar. It is an entertainment complex which is sure to be the focal point on the island where guests can come for a variety of activities. Whether enjoying a glass of wine from the resort\'s impressive wine cellars, shooting pool in the upstairs sports bar, or even showcasing your singing talent in one of the soundproofed karaoke rooms.

Aqua Overwater Bar

Situated over the house lagoon and adjacent to “Azzuri Mare”, the Aqua Bar is the perfect retreat for guests seeking a little more peace and solitude. Whether it be for a refreshing freshly squeezed fruit juice during the day or perhaps a pre dinner cocktail while the sun\'s setting paints the skies above the Indian Ocean.

Island Club Lounge

Exclusive breakfast buffet, mid-day snacks, afternoon tea, cocktail hours, chocolates and cordials for Club guests. The exclusive club offers the well traveled holiday maker personalized service and comfort throughout their stay. Get in touch with home, associates or check up on your e-mail in a comfortable and pleasant lounge or at the Club Bar.

In-Villa Dining

Offering a vast selection of dishes with a cross selection from all hotel outlets as well as a large variety of wines served by the glass. Find everything from movie snacks to elaborate meals, whatever the occasion calls for.

Activities & Recreation

Located in the middle of the world\'s finest coral & diving spots complete with water sport activities including windsurfing, kayaking, boating and fishing. Centara Grand Island is surrounded by white sandy beaches & crystal clear waters. In addition, premium levels of service with a variety of dining options, pools, recreational activities, sports & fitness facilities, bars and lounges with nightly entertainment are all on offer to make the most out of your stay.

Kids Club

The extensive Kids Club concept and daily activity program offers 2 venues: Kids Camp and E-Zone for ages 4 - 9 and 10 - 17 respectively.


~ Beach front swimming pool, Island Club pool, children pool, and other aquatic activities
~ Dive Center
~ Fitness Center
~ Leisure boats for hire
~ Fully Inclusive - All Inclusive Benefits
~ Island Club
~ SPA Cenvaree
~ Sports & Fitness Centre including tennis court, volleyball court, and other recreational facilities
~ Business Centre
~ Transportation Services (Seaplane and Speedboat services)
~ High-Speed Internet Access
~ Laundry Services
~ Tour Information Desk
~ 24 Hour Room & Concierge Services
~ Medical Services
~ Evening Turn Down Service
~ Daily International Newspaper & Magazines

Water Sports Centre

~ sailing
~ snorkeling
~ windsurfing
~ kayaking
~ fishing

SPA Cenvaree

The SPA Cenvaree oceanfront village offers a unique and luxurious venue for traditional aromatherapy and therapeutic massages and treatments together with the resort\'s beauty treatment salon.

Your health and well-being is so essential in today\'s world. At SPA Cenvaree, you are put first with pampering treatments that are both relaxing and good for you. You will find SPA Cenvaree at almost all Centara hotels and resorts plus an expanding collection of spas at locations around the world.

Fantastic Time at Centara

We had a fantastic time at Centara thanks to AP and great staff at the resort.