Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa

Hotel Information
Category: 5* Hotels
Location: South Ari Atoll
Rooms: 112
Transfer Type: Domestic flight + boat

Centara Grand Maldives is located at South Ari Atoll (Aifu Atoll) on the island Machchafushi (280 m long x 190 m wide).
The international airport Male is 90 km away and can be reached by seaplane in about 25 minutes.


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The Hotel:
Set amongst the jewels of the Maldives, this five star resort offers a barefoot luxury, ideal for couples as well as families. Furthermore, it offers all guests a premium all-inclusive vacation experience along with the perfect scenery of white beaches and azure lagoon, surrounded by an excellent house reef with outstanding diving sites.

To the further resort's facilities belong 2 bars, 2 swimming pools, separate child pool,  beds and bath towels for the pool and beach,  sun umbrellas at the pool, jewelry shop,  a boutique, a library, internet access - wireless LAN against fee, the "Spa Cenvaree", kid's club, as well as a hospital station.

Total 112

Beach Suite
approx. 87 sq m (external area approx. 11 sq m) .
The clean and with good taste furnished suites in bungalows with in each case 2 units (distance to the next bungalow approx. 2 m) has a corner in the ground floor, the open sleep range is on a loft. Bath with bath tub/shower/WC, hairdryer, bathrobe, TV, DVD player, telephone, internet access WLAN against fee, air conditioning system, ceiling fan, mini bar, mini refrigerator, coffee/tea-maker, safe as well as Terasse with comfortable seat opportunity and sun beds. Partial sea view.


Deluxe Water Villa
approx. 86 sq m (of it external area approx. 32 sq m)
Like Beach Suite, on stilts, free standing (distance to the next villa approx. 3 m). bath tub additional with Jacuzzi. Additionally the villas have a wooden deck with direct access to water.


Deluxe Family Water Villa
approx. 93 sq m (of it external area approx. 34 sq m)
Separate sitting and sleeping areas. Exactly the same facilities as deluxe water villas.


Luxury Sunset Water Villa
approx. 110 sq m (of it external area approx. 32 sq m)
Like Deluxe Water villa, with larger bathroom and additionally with external shower. The wooden deck extends over 2 levels, additionally with daily bed.

"Reef" Restaurant
Serves breakfast , lunch and dinner in buffet form. Offers Asian and Western Cuisine.


"Lotus" Restaurant
Offers Thai Cuisine.


"Azzuri Mare" Restaurant
Is built over the water and offers Maldivian seafood or premium Australian steak and chicken options.


"Coral Bar"
Open all day. Offers a selection of wines and beverages.


"Aqua Bar"
Built overwater and offers snacks and drinks daily 09:00 - 24:00. If you are looking for peace and solitude this is the right place on the island.

Our rates include All inclusive meals.


All inclusive: breakfast at the main restaurant, lunch and dinner buffet at "Reef" restaurant or menu at "Azzuri Mare" and "Lotus"restaurants. Selected menus at the A-la-carte restaurants. Snacks, child ice station, alcohol-free beverages ( 10:00-24:00 ), alcoholic beverages (beer, house wine, sparkling wine, selected cocktails, liquor, 10:00-24:00 ), Mini bar for a fee. Afternoon tea with cakes and snacks.

Sports and Fitness
Including: Fitness center, tennis court with floodlight, Beach Volleyball, table tennis, Darts, Windsurfing, Tretboot, Kajak.
For a fee: Yoga, Katamaransailing, water ski, Wakeboards, jet ski, Parasailing, high sea-fish.


The Resort has a first-class house reef, which is approx. 20-75 m away . Wonderful diving area with ship wreck in direct proximity.


Beauty and Wellness
You can visit the "Cenvaree Spa" with Asian Design. Here you find peace and relaxation.
Including: Sauna, Dampfbad.
For a fee: traditional flavour therapy, therapeutic Massage, beauty treatments.


Kids Club
Open daily 08:30 - 18:00. Accepts children of age 04 - 09 and 10 - 17 years old.

Honeymooners get a discount up to 100% for the hotel price of the braut (excluded the Green Tax). At the hotel they get 1 romantic dinner. A minimum stay of 7 overnights is required.
Please inform with your reservation.

We accept reservations from countries all over the globe. We will be happy to get your request at:


or through our request forms you can find at our webpage.


Extra supplements: Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve supplement are obligatory and already included in our rates.


Minimum stay:
A minimum stay of 5 overnights is required.


Transfer Information:
* Transfer is obligatory and already included in our rates. Please provide your flight information (arrival and departure flight number and time).
* Seaplane transfer: The duration for sea plane transfer can be from 20 minutes till 1 hour time. No night transfer by sea plane is possible. Transfer by seaplane is available from 06:00 until 16:30, every day. If your arrival time at Male is after 15:30 or your departure flight is after 16:30 pm, you must stay one night in an airport hotel.
The maximum luggage allowance for this type of transfer is 20kg per person
* Domestic flight: Some resorts require a domestic flight from Male airport to Hanimaadhoo or Gan airport to be reached. Luggage allowance for this type of transfer is maximum 20 kg per person.


Check in – Check out Information:
* Check in time: Your room is available for you from 14:00 on your arrival date. If you want to take your room earlier please arrange it upon arrival. For a guarantee early check in, you have to book one additional night.
* Check out time: You have to leave your room at 12:00 on your departure date. If you want a late check out, please arrange it with your resort’s reception desk. For a guarantee late check out, you have to book one additional night.


Meal Plan Information:.
** Same meal plan must be booked for all travellers in the same room.
** Same meal plan must be booked for entire stay.
** If you have booked your accommodation with BB, HB or FB please note that drinks are not included.
BB = Bed and Breakfast Drinks not included unless mentioned.
HB = Halfboard. Breakfast and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned). A lot of the resorts give you the possibility to change dinner to lunch. Please contact the reception.
FB = Full board. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner(drinks not included unless mentioned).
ALL= All inclusive. Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner and a big list of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. A lot of resorts by All Inclusive Meal plan offer tea breaks and small snacks during the day. You can check details information at each hotel’s page.


** Infants under 2 years pay a fixed rate of USD 8 per night directly to the hotel.


** With effect from 01 July 2014, a new airport tax is payable by all passengers departing from Male. The charge is $25.00 per departing international passenger (age 2 years and above). The tax can be paid by cash direct at the airport of Male.


** Do not forget to check that your passports have all necessary information for the entrance in Maldives. More information you can find at:
Maldives Immigration Office
or contact Maldives consulate / embassy in your country.


** The rates you see in our Online Hotel Booking Engine and our website are only valid for reservations made through GUNA Travel Germany GmbH.


* Free nights Offer:Free nights do not include Bed Tax of USD8 per day and per person. This charge is payable direct to the hotel.


*** General Booking Conditions ***
For the booking following details are necessary:
1) Correct guests' names they way they are written in the passports
2) Arrival and departure flight details (flight number and arrival / departure time).


Deadline for changes and cancellations
* for reservations made at least 1 month before check in date there will be a deadline of 2 working days for changes or cancellations.
* for reservations made less than 1 month before check in date we can not give any deadline and full payment is required.


Change and Cancellation policy:
After the "free cancellation" deadline the following cancellation fees will apply:
Cancellation until 30 days before arrival: 30% cancellation fees of the total amount.
Cancellation between 29 days and 16 days before arrival: 50% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 15 days and 08 days before arrival: 65% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 07 days and 04 days before arrival: 80% cancellation fees
Cancellation between 03 days before arrival and arrival day/noon: 90% cancellation fees
Changes or cancellations after arrival date/noon or check in are NOT possible!


Payment policy for bookings made AT LEAST 1 month before check in date:
* Till the end of the cancellation deadline, we will need 30% prepayment of the total booking amount.
* The rest payment of 70% is necessary latest one month before check in date.


Payment policy for bookings made LESS than 1 month before check in date:
* Full payment is required at the time of confirmation


Payment methods:
Payments are possible either by bank transfer to one of our company bank accounts in Germany
or through Credit Card (Master, Visa) with no extra charge.

Early booking discount:
* Valid for confirmed reservations up to 60 days before check in
* Valid for all room types.


Honeymoon offer:
Honeymooners get a discount up to 100% for the hotel price of the braut (excluded the Green Tax). At the hotel they get 1 romantic dinner. A minimum stay of 7 overnights is required.


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