Centara Grand Beach


The Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas’ setting is first-rate: Picture a 500 metres long private beach on the beautiful Pai Plong Bay, kissed by the Andaman Sea’s crystal-clear waters, framed by bizarre limestone rock formations and all that graced by charming rooms and suites designed in the typical Thai style.


It is nothing short of the perfect setting for an unforgettable holiday in the Land of Smiles. All of the rooms and villas command spectacular views of either the lush, tropical gardens read more » or the sparkling ocean. Natural building materials and precious textiles allow the Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas to blend perfectly with its startlingly beautiful surroundings.


The friendly personnel provides impeccable service with a smile. And then, there are the superb bars and restaurants: Try the international classics or Asian specialities at the Lotus Court Restaurant, delight over fresh fish and seafood at the Rim Saai or sample the crisp Japanese cuisine at the Hagi Restaurant. Having dined and wined sumptuously, the bars “On the Rocks” and “Deep BLU Bar & Lounge” will help you to stomach all the culinary highlights with a stiff digestive or a cold beer.


The Centara Grand Beach Resort would not be complete without the sensational SPA Cenvaree. Experience Thailand’s classic beauty and health lore. Inhale the savoury fragrance of the exotic herbs and allow caring hands to restore you to a state of absolute wellbeing. « show less


The Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas is designed in the traditional Thai style with numerous, low-rise buildings and separate villas dotting the lush tropical landscape. In total, the Centara offers read more » 192 rooms and private villas that command a fantastic view of either the blooming gardens or the azure ocean.


Generous 72 square metres large, the Deluxe Garden View and the Deluxe Ocean Facing Rooms offer a beautifully furnished bedroom equipped with a king-sized bed, large bathroom with a rain-shower and a separate bathtub as well as a balcony equipped just perfectly for a romantic candle-light dinner.


Of course, a modern luxury hotel adds the tech gadgets to the deal. The facilities include an individually controllable air-conditioning system, a flat-screen TV with international channels and a high-speed Wi-Fi internet.


The Premium Deluxe Ocean Facing Rooms are just a little larger, 77 square metres, but add an extra perk: The large balcony is just perfect for a private dinner! Moreover, it is a wonderful spot to unwind, to get hooked on a good book or to indulge in a little midday snooze.


The Spa Deluxe Garden View and the Spa Deluxe Ocean Facing Rooms are also 77 square metres large. However, as the name already suggests, they offer a special highlight: The large balcony does not only boast a charming view, but also the luxury of a private mini spa. Slip into your private Jacuzzi and try the selection of precious oils and aromas by SPA Cenvaree!


The One Bedroom Beachfront Villa is generous 96 square metres large and features a direct access to the resort’s beautifully designed pool just past your private terrace. Adjacent to the separate bedroom furnished with a king-sized bed, the Villa includes a spacious dining and lounge area. Refined comforts par excellence: Enjoy a luxurious bathroom complete with a rain-shower and two giant flatscreen TVs.


Step it up with the 111 square metres large One Bedroom Ocean Facing Villa. The facilities are identical to those of the One Bedroom Beachfront Villa with one major difference: You enjoy a 15 square metres large private pool that promises instant relief from Thailand’s tropical heat.


The Two Bedroom Beachfront Villa is set at just a hop and a half’s distance from the beach and offers perfect views of the red-hot sun dipping into the ocean just past the horizon. One bedroom is equipped with a king-sized bed, the other with two double beds. Thus, the refined unit easily accommodates five adults.


Generous 167 square metres are plenty of space to unfold and easily accommodate a spacious living and dining area, two luxurious bathrooms with both a tub and rain-shower as well as a wonderful terrace comfortably furnished with cosy loungers.


Aim high, live well and make no compromises: The stately Royal Villa is nothing short of majestic. Just by entering the elegant foyer you will have a first impression of the supreme luxuries compiled on almost 400 square metres.


Large panorama windows flood the sweeping dining and living area with natural light and command a magnificent ocean view. Two en-suite bedrooms feature unbridled creature comforts and the large and lushly furnished terrace is flanked by a welcoming forty square metres large private pool. « show less


The Centara Grand Beach Resort’s central setting on the nevertheless private Pai Plong Beach offers both secluded peacefulness and easy access to the region’s many attractions. It is the perfect home read more » base for exciting excursions.


Do you remember the movie “The Beach” with Leonardo di Caprio? Experience all the excitement and natural beauty -however, with fewer risks involved- and visit the famous Phi Phi Islands located a mere 40 kilometres away.


No matter whether it was the islands’ beauty that attracted Hollywood or Hollywood that created the dazzling reputation – the Phi Phi Islands have often been described as the world’s most gorgeous tropical islands.


Back home at the Centara Resort, despite its quiet setting, you are located at only a few minutes’ distance from the vibrant Ao Nang Bay. Explore the countless shops, bars, restaurants and entertainment facilities.


And then, on a different day, you may decide to continue your sightseeing a few metres deeper down and participate in an open-water dive course. Alternatively, pick up a paddle and take a canoe out to the islands dotting the coastline.


Another recommendation is visiting Krabi City. Stroll down the Krabi River or journey up into the Khao Khanap Nam Mountains that hide the one or other sensational dripstone cave.


After a long and exciting day spent out and about, return to the Centara Grand Beach Resort filled with new impressions, where the SPA Cenvaree’s highly professional team is already waiting to ease all tiredness out of your body with a fully-body massage or beauty treatment. Just perfect! « show less