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Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Centara Grand over Chinese New Year and were very satisfied with our stay. Getting to the resort is not particularly easy, but as soon as you get there you get very relaxed. The resort has a lovely beach area and plenty of water sports to do such as kayaking. There are lots of little reef sharks... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Needs updating , this starting in April 2015 , saw the mock up sunset villas , they know fantastic , disabled friendly, children friendly , elderly friendly, Much lighter , fantastic views ocean and own pools built in ocean , very modern clean , lots storage , big bathrooms , walk in shower as well as bath , toilet easy... More 

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Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
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75 reviews 75 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a short stop over in Male, so we decided to take a day trip to Centara, we enjoyed that day very much it was X-mas eve and everything was so nicely a beautifully arranged we enjoyed the swimming pool , the beach, the beach party, the banana ride and the X-mas dinner. we will be back for a... More 

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Machchafushi, Manager at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest Sunny Greetings from Centara Grand Resort and Spa Thank you for your compliments, your very detailed review and for recommending our resort, services and spa. We are very happy to read your enjoyment regarding your recent experience at Centara Grand Resort and Spa and have of course noticed your insider's tips (well taken into consideration). Whilst the team... More 

ashford
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third visit & we were welcomed back as friends. We were greeted at the airport & taken to the seaplane for the 25 minute flight which is amazing, dozens of coral islands set in a turquoise sea & definitely a highlight of the holiday. All of the staff were on the deck to greet us as we... More 

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Machchafushi, General Manager at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest Wow, what a great review!!! Sunny Greetings from Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives. Thank you for sharing a very positive review on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to know that you had a wonderful stay at the same time you have also enjoyed the resort’s ground and its facilities. We are most delighted to learn that you... More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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144 reviews 144 reviews
21 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a stunning resort - we went for our wedding anniversary - chose a sunset water villa, and the ultimate all inclusive upgrade - expensive but very good value the staff are lovely - cant do enough for you - thai and reef restaurant are very good - had a fun teppanyaki night. The Club restaurant and pool are... More 

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Machchafushi, Manager at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Family Sunny Greetings from Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa, Maldives Thank you for your compliments, your very detailed review and for recommending our resort, house reef, services & facilities. We are very happy to read your enjoyment regarding your recent experience in SuanBua (Thai Restaurant), Reef restaurant, Teppanyaki night at Centara Grand Resort and Spa Maldives and have... More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an experience,from the minute we arrived to the utter wrench of having to leave we were treated to a holiday of a lifetime.This resort has everything,beautiful beaches,great snorkelling,fantastic restaurants and bars,sunsets to die for and the most fabulous staff(special mention to Satish, Kelly,Dinika and all the staff at the spa).Can't recommend this resort highly enough and will definitely return.

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Machchafushi, Manager at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Family Sunny Greetings form Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa, Maldives Thank you for your compliments, your very detailed review and for recommending our resort, house reef, services & facilities. We are very happy to read your enjoyment regarding your recent experience at Centara Grand Resort and Spa Maldives and have of course noticed your recommendations. Whilst the team... More 

Teddington, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving on the incredible Sea Plane your first view of the island is breathtaking. You're treated with a smile and then your stay melds into the most magical relaxing time of your life. The staff are always on hand but not pushy - the food is plentiful and full of options for one and all. The Thai and Italian we're... More 

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Machchafushi, Manager at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Centara Guest Greetings from Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa, Maldives We are very happy to read your enjoyment regarding your recent experience at Centara Grand Resort and Spa and have of course noticed your insider's tips (well taken into consideration). Thank you for your compliments, your very detailed review and for recommending our resort, services, Spa and staffs.... More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh my goodness, what a place! From the moment we stepped on to the island we were looked after .... no, pampered is a better word. It is so quiet and serene, whether I was walking along the beach, in a restaurant or walking through the island. Island time is slow time, wind down time and forget your shoes as... More 

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Machchafushi, Manager at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Guest Wow, what a great review!!! Sunny Greetings from Centara Grand Island Resort and Spa Maldives. Thank you for sharing a very positive review on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to know that you had a wonderful stay at the same time you have also enjoyed the resort’s ground and its facilities. We are most delighted to learn that you... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am sad to write this, but spending a huge amount of money to visit one of the most beautiful locations on earth should not involve 'noise and visual disturbance from the work force on site'. My travel agent did not inform me there would be renovations during our planned stay and the hotel's website STILL says there are no... More 

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Machchafushi, General Manager at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Family Sunny Greetings from Centara Grand Maldives We are sorry that our news of our resort upgrade has left you disappointed again however we are sure that you will agree, this needs to be done to bring the quality of the resort up to enable our accommodation to exceed expectations. At the time of your visit last year, we... More 

guildford
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am writing this as i lie by the gorgeous infinity pool at the Centara Grand. Back with friends for our 3rd visit here and it is simply unbeatable! Satish and his team made us feel so so special when we arrived. We were so touched and the staff continue to make our stay totally amazing. The food is delicious... More 

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Machchafushi, Manager at Centara Grand Island Resort & Spa Maldives, responded to this review

Dear Centara Guest Thank you for your compliments, your very detailed review and for recommending our resort, services and spa. We are very happy to read your enjoyment regarding your recent experience at Centara Grand Resort and Spa and have of course noticed your insider's tips (well taken into consideration). Whilst the team appreciates all the detailed review of our... More 

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