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‘Carefree Island; Barefoot Luxury'

Nestled in the crystal blue waters of the South Ari Atoll, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives delivers a fantastic 5 star experience in barefoot luxury and all-inclusive heaven. Suites and villas are dotted around the resort, giving varying vantage points of the ocean and the lagoon, each abode is so elegantly designed that it blends seamlessly in to its natural surroundings and creates a picture perfect holiday home. The dining variety is sensational, including home-style Thai food, Italian and international themed buffets, not to mention the Coral Bar & Lounge – the social hub and cocktail extraordinaire. The resort is as popular with couples as it is families and there is a wide array of facilities and leisure opportunities to keep everyone happy. Let your children run free at Camp Safari while you enjoy a tranquil trip to the luxurious Spa Cenvaree.



In Our Opinion

‘We have found that families and couples love this resort in equal measure; adults particularly value the generous daily spa credit which can be swapped for a dive if you prefer'

  • Flat screen TV with satellite / international channels / DVD player
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning / ceiling fan
  • IDD telephone
  • Tea & coffee facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Exclusive access to the Island Club
  • Indoor/outdoor private lounges & freeform swimming pool
  • Premium dining venue for breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Club Bar & lounge serving premium brand beverages
  • Club lounge check-in/out
  • Private Island Club pre-lunch snacks, afternoon fruits & pre-dinner canapés
  • Mid-morning snacks
  • Afternoon tea service
  • Upgraded room minibar replenished daily
  • WIFI & internet services in the Club Lounge
  • 2 pieces of laundry per room per day
  • Book & DVD library
  • Priority spa & restaurant reservations in all outlets
  • Daily turndown service
  • Upgraded room amenities

Beach Suite

Located directly on the pristine white sands, these Beach Suites are plentiful and enjoy privileged views of the turquoise waters of the lagoon. Interiors are warm and inviting, with a lounge area situated on the mezzanine level. Relax on an 11sqm balcony and enjoy in-villa dining at its finest.

FEATURES

  • 87sqm
  • One king size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 2 children
  • Bathroom with bathtub and separate shower
  • 11sqm terrace
  • Lounge space on mezzanine level
  • Island Club benefits (additional charge) – see above tab for more details

Deluxe Water Villa Twin

Positioned on the northern side of the island, the Deluxe Water Villa is a serene haven that features rattan and hardwood furnishings. Available as a king or twin bed fixture, the villa also features a 36sqm sundeck overlooking the warm, blue currents of the lagoon.

FEATURES

  • 86sqm
  • One king size bed, or twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 1 child
  • Bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi bathtub
  • 36sqm deck
  • Direct access to the lagoon
  • Located on the northern side of the island
  • Ocean views
  • Island Club benefits (additional charges apply) – see above tab for more details

Deluxe Family Water Villa

Incorporating a fun and secure ambiance for children to be a part of, the Deluxe Family Water Villa is specifically designed to cater to a family’s needs. A children’s bedroom with bunk beds and PlayStation video games is complemented by secure and safe access to a terrace. There is also a master bedroom and a 34sqm terrace with steps directly to the lagoon.

FEATURES

  • 93sqm
  • Total of two bedrooms
  • Master bedroom with one king size bed
  • Children’s bedroom with bunk beds
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 2 children
  • Bathroom with shower and Jacuzzi, or free-standing bathtub
  • 34sqm terrace with steps to the lagoon
  • Located on the southern side of the island
  • Island Club benefits (additional charges apply) – see above tab for more details

Ocean Water Villa

These newly refurbished villas are located on the western end of the island are designed for luxury lagoon living. Spacious and stylish interiors feature rattan and hardwood furnishings, while a large terrace is perfect for private dinners.

FEATURES

  • 110sqm
  • One king size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child
  • Bathroom with freestanding bathtub
  • 31sqm terrace
  • Located on the western end of the island
  • Island Club benefits (additional charges apply) – see above tab for more details

  • Flat screen TV with satellite / international channels / DVD player
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning / ceiling fan
  • IDD telephone
  • Tea & coffee facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Exclusive access to the Island Club
  • Indoor/outdoor private lounges & freeform swimming pool
  • Premium dining venue for breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Club Bar & lounge serving premium brand beverages
  • Club lounge check-in/out
  • Private Island Club pre-lunch snacks, afternoon fruits & pre-dinner canapés
  • Mid-morning snacks
  • Afternoon tea service
  • Upgraded room minibar replenished daily
  • WIFI & internet services in the Club Lounge
  • 2 pieces of laundry per room per day
  • Book & DVD library
  • Priority spa & restaurant reservations in all outlets
  • Daily turndown service
  • Upgraded room amenities

Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa One Bedroom

Fringed by the golden sands of the beach and the lapping waves of the azure water, guests staying in the Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa One Bedroom are treated to an enchantingly romantic abode. Interiors are spacious, capped by a large lounge area and bedroom located on a mezzanine level. Relax on the spacious terrace, or in your very own 22sqm plunge pool. Perfect barefoot luxury for couples. These villas only accommodate 2 adults.

FEATURES

  • 159sqm
  • One king size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults
  • Bathroom with shower and indoor / outdoor bathtub
  • Living room on mezzanine level
  • 22sqm plunge pool
  • 23sqm terrace
  • Island Club benefits (additional charges apply) – see above tab for more details

Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa Two Bedroom

Blending perfectly into the natural environment, the Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa Two Bedroom is a stone’s throw away from the lagoon and is equipped with two bedrooms, perfect for families. The master bedroom is located on the mezzanine floor, while the smaller bedroom with twin beds is on the ground floor. A lounge area provides additional communal space and there is also a sultry 22sqm pool and inviting veranda.

FEATURES

  • 159sqm
  • Total of two bedrooms
  • Master bedroom on mezzanine level with king size bed
  • Second bedroom on ground level with twin beds
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 3 children, or 3 adults and 2 children
  • Spacious downstairs bathroom with separate bathtub and shower
  • 22sqm pool
  • 23sqm veranda
  • Lounge area
  • Island Club benefits (additional charges apply) – see above tab for more details

Sunset Ocean Pool Villa-Club

Located on the western end of the island, the Sunset Ocean Pool Villa enjoys views across the ocean and sublime sunset views. A 31sqm terrace is only a few steps away from the lagoon, while there is also a plush 12sqm pool. A sea gazing bedroom is elegantly furnished in prominent wood features, light tones and seating facilities.

FEATURES

  • 110sqm
  • One king size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child
  • Bathroom with shower and freestanding bathtub
  • 12sqm pool
  • 31sqm terrace steps away from the lagoon
  • Sunset views
  • Island Club benefits - see above tab for more details

This hotel operates an all-inclusive board bases known as Ultimate All Inclusive, which comprises:

Food & Beverage
• Sparkling welcome: refreshing towels & glass of bubbly
• Champagne breakfast buffet selection at the Reef Restaurant
• Lunch venues: international buffet, Japanese Teppanyaki, Azzuri Mare & Suan Bua Restaurant
• Afternoon tea
• Children’s ice cream station
• The Sundowner party nightly cocktail reception
• Dinner - international themed buffet, Teppanyaki at the Reef, Suan Bua & Azzuri Mare
• 2 bars operational 10.00 to midnight
• House pouring wines, beer & spirits, cocktails, soft drinks, tea, coffee & juices
• Minibar to include 2 bottles of wine daily


Excursions (1 of each per person, weather permitting, booking required)
• Whale shark tour
• Guided snorkel tour
• Night fishing
• Sunset cruise
• Local island discovery

Leisure
• Use of fitness centre/personal trainer programs
• One game of tennis
• Snorkelling equipment
• Windsurf lessons
• Tube & banana rides
• Catamaran sailing

Services
• Meet and greet at Male airport
• Assistance with domestic transfer/international flights
• Minibar replenished daily
• WIFI throughout resort

Spa Cenvaree
• Credit of USD100 daily for adults against treatments (cannot be accumulated)
• Spa credit can be swapped for a dive up to 3 times a week

Children
• Access to The E-zone, entertainment & activities
• Camp Safari kids club

Not included
• In-villa dining
• Island Club Benefits (unless confirmed with your room type)
• Dive, dining and recreational options not detailed above

 

This island provides everything you could want within a relaxed, barefoot luxury atmosphere. Honeymooners who choose to stay here can benefit from the below:

Honeymoon/Anniversary Offer One – 6 nights or more – Complimentary

• One bottle of sparkling wine
• Fruit basket and special gift

Honeymoon/Anniversary Offer Two – 7 nights or more – Complimentary

• All the benefits of Offer One
• One seafood platter

Conditions

• Minimum 6/7 night stay as applicable
• Wedding must be within 12 months of arrival
• Proof of marriage to be presented on arrival
• Anniversaries celebrated are 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 50 upwards
• Valid from 8 April 2016 until 16 April 2017

Luxury Celebration Package

• Heart bed decoration
• Champagne and strawberries
• Romantic candlelit 3-course dinner on the beach
• Breakfast in bed
• One 60 minute couple’s spa treatment

Price guideline US$540

‘Sea Breeze – Moodhufini Ceremony’
• Complimentary Club Island benefits for 2 days during stay
• Briefing with personal wedding coordinator
• Fruit basket on arrival
• His and hers one hour spa and beauty treatment
• Blessing certificate
• Secular ceremony (non-religious)
• Floral, Maldivian themed decoration of venue (bespoke creation available)
• Honeymoon decorated room on wedding night
• Traditional bodu beru drum parade
• Bridal bouquet
• Wedding cake
• Sparkling wine for toasting and before wedding dinner
• Candlelit 5-course dinner on the beach for 2, with wine pairing
• Photography of the ceremony
• CD with pictures
• Make-up and hair styling
• In villa breakfast the following morning

Price guideline US$2,875

‘Underwater Ceremony’
• Orientation dive before ceremony
• Complimentary Island Club benefits for 2 days during stay
• Blessing certificate
• Underwater ceremony conducted at a maximum depth of 12 metres
• Underwater setup for the ceremony
• Honeymoon decorated room on wedding night
• One bottle of champagne in room
• Candlelit 5-course dinner on the beach for 2, with wine pairing
• Underwater photography – up to 100 pictures and 25 minute video footage
• One hour catamaran cruise with cocktails and canapes
• Free diving equipment to explore nearby shipwreck

Price guideline US$3,165

It is not possible to have a legally recognised wedding in the Maldives; this ceremony is for effect only. Guests may choose to have this ceremony after a legal UK ceremony. For the ‘Underwater Ceremony’ both participants must possess at least a PADI Scuba Diver entry-level certification. Alternatively, participants may undertake a course at the resort for a supplemental charge. If you choose an outdoor location for your ceremony that becomes unavailable due to weather conditions the resort will provide an indoor location at no extra cost – by booking an outdoor venue you agree to this option with no recourse to the property. Valid until January 2017.

Leisure


• Infinity swimming pool & children’s swimming pool
• Overwater fitness centre
• Yoga sessions

Services


• Complimentary Wi-Fi
• Island boutique
• Medical services with resident doctor on site
• Laundry services
• Foreign currency exchange
• Concierge services
• 24 hour reception

Land Sports


• Floodlit tennis court
• Volleyball court

Water Sports


• Snorkelling
• Wind-surfing (including lessons)
• Whale shark boat trip (08:30 – 12:30)
• Snorkelling tour (14:00 – 16:00)
• Sunset cruise (17:30 – 19:00)
• Sunset fishing (17:30 – 19:30)
• Kayaking
• Banana boat
• Pedal boats
• Wake-boarding
• Catamarans (for experienced users only)

Diving

The water surrounding Centara Grand Island Resort is warm, with uninterrupted underwater views, offering crystal clear siting of exotic marine life, an intriguing shipwreck and the vibrant coral reef. Surgeon Fish, Whale Sharks, Angelfish, Hammerhead Sharks, Manta Rays and Turtles are just some of the amazing sea life you can see on your exploration.

Home to beginners all the way up to experts, the dive centre has facilities for every ability.

A valid medical certificate from a qualified doctor stating you’re fit to dive is not required unless there are pre-existing physical or mental conditions

Spa


This oceanfront spa village channels the ingredients and spirit of its natural surroundings to create a soul lifting spa inspired by Ayurveda treatments.

Locally harvested ingredients are used in all therapies. There are double and single suites, as well as an overwater venue that is dedicated simply to Thai massage.

Hot and cold plunges and Vichy hydrotherapy are also a service offered at the spa.

Dining Options
For guidance only - subject to change

All Inclusive - Please refer to the All Inclusive section for more information

Lotus Restaurant

Reef

Seats 194. A melting pot of several Asian and Western cuisines throughout the day and buffets for breakfast and dinner; this smart casual restaurant features nteractive buffets with food cooked to order and stunning salads, Tandoors, fiery woks, hearty Asian and Italian noodles and Mongolian barbecue. Open 07.00 to 10.30, 12.00 to 14.30 & 19.00 to 22.30

Lotus

Seats 48. Sample the very best of genuine Thai food as you overlook the lotus pond in tranquillity second to none; the purpose-built cooking studio enables guests to learn the secrets of preparing a stunning Thai meal. Open 19.00 to 22.30

Azzurri Mare

Seats 55. This restaurant specialises in fresh seafood a la carte and enjoys a stunning setting over the azure sea. Open for dinner from 19.00 to 22.30, reservations required. Resort credits apply, soft drinks served as part of the All Inclusive package with wine payable as per menu.

Coral Bar & Lounge

Seats 110. So much more than a bar – Coral is the meeting and entertainment point for hotel guests where you will find smooth sounds, cool drinks and stunning views. There is an air conditioned Wine Bar which offers wines of the world by the glass and bottle, games area with billiards, darts and live sports broadcasts and a private Karaoke Room which features the latest music in a comfortable setting. Open 09.00 to midnight

Aqua

Seats 63. This Aqua Bar is located next to Azzuri Mare over the house lagoon and provides tranquillity and solitude with calming views; you may enjoy a refreshing fruit juice or a pre-dinner cocktail as the sun sets over the glorious Indian Ocean. Open 09.00 to midnight

In-Villa Dining

Offering a vast choice 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.

Suan Bua

Seats 64. Serving tangy, fresh and authentic home-style Thai cuisine, Suan Ban recreates recipes from across Thailand. A selection of fish, rice and vegetarian based dishes are available. Open 12:00 – 14:30 for lunch and 19:00 – 22:30 for dinner.

Located on the South Ari Atoll
• Male airport 25 minutes by air
• Domestic Flight To Maamigili Airport: 10 min by speedboat from resort

Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives welcomes families with children of all ages and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay.

Accommodation
• Beach Suite, Deluxe Family Water Villa can accommodate up to 2 children
• Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa Two Bedroom can accommodate up to 3 children
• Deluxe Family Water Villa includes child locks, gates, bunk beds and a PlayStation
• Cots are available in all rooms except the Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa One Bedroom
• Please note that the Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa One Bedroom can only accommodate 2 adults

Dining
• High chairs are available in all restaurants

Beach & Sea
• White sand
• Warm water
• Shallow

Swimming pool
• A children’s pool is available

Medical
• Medical facilities on site

Kids Club
Camp Safari
Ages allowed
• 4 – 9

Cost
• Complimentary

Indoor Activities Include:
• Arts and crafts

Outdoor Activities Include:
• Fun outdoor activities

E-Zone
Ages allowed
• 10 – 17

Cost
• Complimentary

Indoor Activities Include:
• Snooker table
• Soccer table
• Air hockey
• Table tennis
• PlayStation 3 games

Outdoor Activities Include:
• A range of fun outdoor activities are available

Babysitting
• Babysitting is available at the resort
• Charged at a nominal hourly rate

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Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Offers

Huge Savings of £960

  • Beach Suite, All Inclusive
  • 7 Nights
  • Depart from London Heathrow
  • Travel between 01 Aug 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
from only £2,319 per person
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Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Offers

Huge Savings of £960

  • Beach Suite, All Inclusive
  • 7 Nights
  • Depart from London Heathrow
  • Travel between 01 Aug 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
from only £2,319 per person

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