Surrounded by the blue ocean of the South Ari Atoll, the barefoot paradise 5* Centara Grand Island resort and spa offers the ultimate all inclusive. It offers 112 spacious beachfront and over water suites and villas as well as a beachfront pool, a excellent choice of restaurants, a lavish spa and easy access to the world’s best diving site. Dining, relaxing, playing and exploring together are just some of the pastimes to enjoy during your carefree all-inclusive honeymoon in the beautiful Maldives. You can certainly see why it makes an ideal hideaway for couples and honeymooners.

Honeymoon resort information

Room Types

Centara Grand Island Retreat is just that - With distinctive timber walkways and colonial style buildings either on stilts over water or beach front, this resort is surrounded by palm trees, the ocean and a private reef – complete with shipwreck! There are 112 villas situated on the island and they all have the most stunning ocean views and luxurious island-style accommodation with wooden floors and chestnut brown coloured wooden furniture, white walls and linens and a pitched white ceiling with beams. To highlight the blue of the ocean just outside the door there are wall decorations and touches of soft furnishings in shades of blue.

Each of the villas is spacious and has a flat screen TV, DVD, wireless internet access, a fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. There is individually controlled air conditioning and a ceiling fan. The bathrooms are spacious and stylish and dressing gowns, slippers and complimentary toiletries are provided.
  • Beach Suite

    Imagine going to sleep to the sound of the waves. The sandy beach is just outside the door of this 87 sq m suite. There is a mezzanine floor which is the bedroom area with a comfortable king size bed. Downstairs there is a really attractive living area with large sofa with cushions in island colours and a writing desk. The beautiful bathroom has an outdoor shower. Walk along the white sand beach just outside the door or take a dip in the warm ocean.
  • Deluxe water villa

    Open the large French windows and the sea is at your doorstep. You can step down into the warm lagoon for a swim or a bit of snorkelling from your very own water villa. These villas are situated on the northern side of the island and stand on stilts. They have 86 sq m of floor space and a soothing, peaceful décor. The beautiful king size bed looks straight out to the ocean and there is a comfortable living area with in room movies and a coffee machine. The bathroom has a shower and separate bath tub – both with ocean views. Outside the Huge French windows there is a sizeable private sundeck with table and chairs.
  • Ocean Water Villa

    Set on the Western end of the island, take in sublime views from these newly refurbished Ocean Water Villas. With 110 square metres of floor space, the spacious and stylish interiors feature rattan and hardwood furnishings. Designed for lagoon living, each villa includes an ample terrace for lounging and basking in the sun, a sea gazing bedroom, steps leading you directly in to the shimmering lagoon and an airy bathroom with shower and freestanding bathtub.
  • Luxury Beachfront Pool Villa 1 Bedroom

    Just a few footsteps from your door is the white sandy beach and the ocean beyond. With 159 sq m of floor space, this beautiful and secluded villa is perfect for honeymooners. It has its own plunge pool which is secluded by a high wooden fence and there is a terrace with sun beds. Inside, there is a comfortable king size bed on the mezzanine level with a comfortable living area downstairs, with in room movies and a coffee machine. The beautiful bathroom has a shower plus indoor and outdoor baths.
  • Sunset Ocean Pool Villa

    Situated on the west of the island and perched on stilts, this stunning villa has 110 sq m of space. The large French windows slide open right in front of the ocean and just a few steps away from the private terrace you can enjoy a swim in the lagoon or go snorkelling. Inside, the beautiful king size bed has a canopy, there is a spacious living area with mini bar and coffee machine and in the bathroom there is a free standing bath tub and separate shower. Sunsets enjoyed from this villa are magical.


This beautiful luxury hideaway is perfect for couples who want to relax in a stunning location and enjoy relaxing by the pool or taking a walk along the white sand beach and sharing magic moments like the sunset.

Centara Grand Island has a beautiful swimming pool and tranquil spa that offers a great selection of treatments. There is diving and snorkelling to enjoy as well as paddle boarding and a banana boat. The diving is really good with a ship wreck just off the island and easy access to some of the best dive sites in the world. There are sunset cruises and whale shark excursions where you get the chance to see dolphins and marine turtles too. There is a fun fish feeding activity too.


The stunning location of Centara Grand Island means that each of its restaurants has a wonderful ambience with great views. There is also the very romantic option of having a private Chef cook just for the two of you in your villa.
  • Aqua

    Aptly named, this delightful bar has huge circular hanging chairs for two and overlooks the aqua coloured water of the pool. Perfect for drinks for two, this is the place to be to watch the sun goes down.
  • Azzuri Mare

    Situated on a wooden deck with dreamy views, this restaurant offers guests the 'catch of the day' served Italian style. There are plenty of favourite pasta options too and live music on some evenings.
  • Reef

    This is the main restaurant which is classically styled with a thatched roof and is situated by the poolside. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner it offers magnificent buffets for each and starts the day in style by serving Champagne with breakfast.
  • Suan Bua

    If you enjoy the tangy, spicy flavours of Thailand, this is the perfect restaurant for you. This elegant dining room is surrounded by lush greenery and has a relaxing ambience.
  • Coral Bar & Lounge

    With its open walls, wooden floors and rattan and wood furniture, this casual and friendly bar is perfect for a drink or two. You can even have a go on the pool table or other games.


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