Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa

Perfect for families and couples alike

Set amongst the perfect islands and blue ocean of South Ari Atoll, Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives delivers a fantastic value 5 star experience and the ultimate in barefoot luxury along with a range of exciting activities that will appeal to both couples and families alike. You will find 112 beautiful suites and villas, two swimming pools, spa, fitness centre, water sports and a kid’s club plus outstanding diving and snorkelling opportunities. The new ‘Ultimate All-Inclusive’ features free-flowing premium brand drinks, Champagne breakfast, a daily spa treatment and lots more so leave your cares and your wallet behind and enjoy!

‘We have found that families and couples love this resort in equal measure; the relaxed ambience and stress-free all-inclusive board basis makes this five star property very appealing'


There are 112 suites and villas featuring over-water and beach front locations in addition to the Island Club which is a resort within a resort offering a host of additional benefits; all rooms as the resort enjoy bedroom & living room areas and many also have a Jacuzzi bathtub.

Deluxe Family Water Villa

There are 10 Deluxe Family Water Villas at the resort which have been specially designed with comfort and safety in mind incorporating features such as bunk beds in a separate area and gated access to the lagoon and room

Generic amenities plus the following features:

• 93sqm
• Maximum occupancy 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children
• Master king bedroom with furnished living area
• Partitioned children’s room with bunk beds
• Persona Jacuzzi spa
• Terraces with secure fencing with locks for child safety
• PlayStation video games

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. Invite to Paradise recommends this room category for families of 2 adults and 3 children. 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. This is the ideal set up for children as they can play in the private pool and easily access the gorgeous beach too.

Generic amenities as above, plus the following 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

Beach Suite

There are 42 spacious beachfront Beach Suites at the resort, they are set on two levels and feature a separate living room that also doubles up as an ideal area for small children to sleep.

Generic amenities plus the following features:

• 76sqm Indoor
• 11sqm outdoor
• Maximum occupancy 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children
• Mezzanine level with king or twin beds
• Island bathtub
• Separate furnished living room

the Maldives resort perfect for families

A resort experience that is perfect both for couples and families with accommodation designed specifically for families. A well equipped kids club with baby sitting service and the teen-agers area with all its activities are the perfect spots where kids can enjoy their holiday and forget the parents.


• All the rooms categories accommodate a minimum of 3 guests
• Beach Suite accommodates up to 2 adults and 2 children per room.
• Deluxe Water Villas accommodates up to 2 adults and 1 child
• Deluxe Family Water Villa accommodates up to 2 adults and 2 children (bunk beds in a separate kids area, playstation, secure fencing with chid-proof locks)
• Luxury Sunset Water Villa accommodates up to 2 adults and 1 child
• Luxury Beach Front Pool Villa accommodates up to 4 adults and 2 children

All the restaurants feature a special kids menu for lunch and dinner with a wide choice of children favourites from Spaghetti Bolognaise to Fish & Chips, pizza ad home made ice-cream!

• White sand beach perfect for families

• Warm and calm with shallow entry ideal for children to bathe

Swimming pool
• 2 pools including a dedicated children’s pool

• Medical services provided

• High chairs are available in all restaurants
• Cots and special children’s amenities are available in all the rooms

Family entertainment / activities
The crab race twice a week is a must for children and parents, live music and disco are there too for the guests that want to enjoy music with their children.

Camp Safari
• Ages 4 to 9
Opening times
• 08:30 to 18.00
• Complimentary
Club Activities indoor
• Painting, drawing & colouring, cooking
• Games
• Arts & crafts
Club Activities outdoor
• A full range of land and water activities
• Ages 10 to 17 years
Opening times
• 09:00 to 22.00
• Complimentary
Club Activities indoor
• Separate space
• Providing the latest in entertainment
• Video games stations, Playstation, Nintento Wii etc

Club Activities outdoor
• Full programme of activities

• Available 24hours
Ages catered
• From newborn upwards
• Guideline price from £10per hour