Centara Grand Beach Phuket

Phuket, Thailand

Virgin rating

The hotel

The Centara Grand Beach Resort Phuket occupies a stunning location, overlooking a secluded part of Karon Beach. Majestic views of the Andaman Sea can be enjoyed as the resort faces the bay, so you can enjoy your surrounds to the full. Set within a landscaped water park, there’s a lazy river to float down and four swimming pools, including an adult pool, Jacuzzi pool and kids' pool. The beach is a vast playground for water sports enthusiasts which include kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, and complimentary snorkelling equipment also diving lessons can be arranged. Younger members of the family will also enjoy a whole range of activities at Camp Safari whilst older children have the E-Zone to chill out in. Whilst the kids are busy, parents can enjoy a spot of pampering at the award-winning Spa Cenvaree with its herbal steam rooms and impressive range of beauty treatments. Mare is the resort’s signature restaurant, serving delicious Italian cuisine and boasting its own bar and wine room. With something for everyone, this resort is undoubtedly a great place to spend your holiday!

Amenities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kids Club
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Spa

Where is it

In a secluded location overlooking Karon Beach in Phuket. Transfer time from Phuket Airport: 1 hour.

Hotel information

262 rooms, suites and villas. All with air-conditioning, balcony or terrace and face the bay, cable TV, telephone, WiFi access*, mini-bar*, tea/coffee maker, safe, hairdryer, iron and board (on request). Deluxe rooms feature a furnished balcony facing the pool, with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds and sofa bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults 2 adults and 2 children.

Deluxe Ocean View rooms feature a furnished balcony facing the bay, with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds and sofa bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults 2 adults and 2 children.

Premium Deluxe rooms are ideal for couples, each room faces the bay, and has a furnished balcony looking out to the gardens or the pools, 1 king-size bed and additional space, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Deluxe Spa rooms feature private whirlpool on the balcony and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Premium Spa rooms are ideal for couples, with an outdoor Jacuzzi. These rooms offer the choice of 1 king-size bed sleeping maximum 2 adults, or 2 double beds sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Deluxe Suite Private Pool feature a private plunge pool and 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

1-Bedroom Pool Villas feature Club Level benefits, oversized living and dining areas, with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 2 children.

2-Bedroom Pool Villas feature Club Level benefits, with 1 king-size bed and 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 5 adults or 4 adults and 3 children (sofa bed used for additional child).

Royal Villa feature Club Level benefits, with 1 king-size bed and 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 5 adults or 4 adults and 3 children.

Deluxe rooms, Premium Deluxe rooms, Deluxe Spa rooms, Premium Deluxe Spa rooms, Deluxe Pool Suites and Luxury Pool Suites offer the option to upgrade to Club Level (supplement payable) which includes:

  • Private check in lounge
  • Exclusive lounge
  • Continental breakfast buffet
  • Lunch time snacks
  • Afternoon tea
  • Evening cocktails with canapés and hors d'oeuvres 5:30pm-7:00pm
  • Evening cordials
  • All-day tea/coffee service
  • A comfortable luxurious mattress finish for your bed
  • Upgrade in-room amenities
  • Concierge service
  • Complimentary unlimited Internet usage at the club or anywhere in the property
  • Complimentary laundry for two pieces per room per day
  • Daily turn-down service
  • Complimentary daily newspaper
  • 10% discount at SPA Cenvaree
  • Preferred reservation services at restaurants and other hotel outlets/facilities.

The Cove (beachfront restaurant, International and Asian cuisine), Mare (Italian cuisine), Coast Beach Club & Bistro, Barefoot Bar, Splash swim-up bar, Ripples pool bar, Lobby Lounge.

Landscaped water park with lazy river and Spa pool (main pool, Jacuzzi pool, kid's pool and adult pool). Spa Cenvaree*. Fitness centre. Water sports including snorkelling (complimentary equipment), kayaking*, sailing*, windsurfing* and scuba-diving lessons*. Tennis court. Camp Safari* (4-9 years) and E-Zone Kids' Club* (10 years upwards). Kids' playground.

Internet access*. Gift shop. Laundry/dry-cleaning service*. 24-hour room service*.

Wheelchair adapted rooms with partially accessible amenities or facilities available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

5 nights between 28 Dec-5 Jan.

No check out permitted on 30-31 Dec.

*Denotes local charge.

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May 27, 2024 Trail51992273422

A nice resort, but if it comes to customers services it's poor. An indoor pool which is too cold, you can't use, it's normal to cancel and refund your money. This wasn't an option according to the frontdesk.
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May 26, 2024 bertaccomum Griffith, Australia

100% loved this resort. Breakfast was fantastic, pools and water slides and lazy river were amazing, restaurants and bars were delicious, Sap Cenvaree was such a relaxing enjoyable experience, and the staff made the resort a peaceful, clean, relaxing holiday with their friendly welcoming manner. The kids were safe with pool staff at the slides and… Read more
100% loved this resort. Breakfast was fantastic, pools and water slides and lazy river were amazing, restaurants and bars were delicious, Sap Cenvaree was such a relaxing enjoyable experience, and the staff made the resort a peaceful, clean, relaxing holiday with their friendly welcoming manner. The kids were safe with pool staff at the slides and jumping cliff allowing me to not worry about them and enjoy the pool and luscious surroundings of the beach and gardens Read less
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May 21, 2024 KAVIN S Brighton, United Kingdom

Cozy and nice place for holiday. I felt so good with warm services from Khun Mui. Moreover you will enjoy vibe and fantastic architecture.Highly recommend everyone who looking or spending time in Phuket especially from October till May. You will get great experiences.
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May 20, 2024 Jackal M

Couldn’t have had a better holiday staff so friendly the infinity pool we got with our room was a must have in the evening heat, room service understandably expensive but still good food, easy to access and book trips to James bond island, local temples and businesses as well as opportunity to go on other excursions. Food in hotel breakfast… Read more
Couldn’t have had a better holiday staff so friendly the infinity pool we got with our room was a must have in the evening heat, room service understandably expensive but still good food, easy to access and book trips to James bond island, local temples and businesses as well as opportunity to go on other excursions. Food in hotel breakfast amazing near to well call it Chinese roundabout where all local shops resteraunt an and amenities were. Reception resteraunt and our room all have air con. Just watch out as you need to putt holiday deposit 10,000 Bart about £200 or so diwn when you arrive Read less
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May 13, 2024 nitikornko

Very warm welcome, great swimming pool and area, very beautiful view and room. Delicious breakfast and very services.