“Imagine, two gigantic rock formations connected by suspended bridges, a cavern that opens onto lush jungle landscapes with a meandering river and waterfalls, then a pathway leading down to a golden beach and the blue ocean. You are now in the Lost World of Centara Grand Mirage Resort, a place of enchantment and beauty.”
Pattaya’s transformation to a family friendly destination is complete and one of the very best family hotels you could take your loved ones to is the Centara Grand Mirage.
Located on the beach, this hotel has a “lost world” theme to it along with a wonderful waterpark that will keep the kids happy for days. Here’ you’ll find plenty of waterslides, rock jumping platforms and a lazy river with a constant current that floats you through the park.
The Centara Grand Mirage is a place of indulgence and great fun. This exciting themed five-star resort is a destination in its own right offering ocean-facing rooms, suites and family residences, eight dining venues, their award-winning spa, a kids’ club, water sports and an extensive water park.
The hotel is quite large with all 555 rooms and suites facing the ocean, offering spectacular views of the gardens and the sea. Each room features a furnished balcony or expansive terrace, and total living space ranges from 42 to 326 square metres.
Most room categories offer the choice of a king-sized bed or two double beds, while the Deluxe Ocean Facing Family Residences feature bunk beds suitable for up to three children in a separate area and ample living space, and thus make the ideal family retreat.
Guests will enjoy superb benefits when opting for the Club category, which include access to the Club private lounge, five meal presentations daily, evening cocktails and complimentary internet access.
The leisure facilities here include the huge Lost World themed water park with free-form swimming pools, a meandering lazy river, waterfalls and thrilling water slides. With 230 metres of its own white sandy beach the resort offers a choice of water sport activities.
There is a fully-equipped fitness centre, tennis courts, and other recreational activities including yoga, Pilates, volleyball, table tennis, snooker and rock-climbing. Set in its own oceanfront village, SPA Cenvaree offers traditional aromatherapy, therapeutic massages and modern rejuvenation practices.
Younger guests are well taken care of with the professionally supervised Kids’ Club, featuring Camp Safari for those aged four to nine and E-Zone for teenagers, and a separate games room.
Here at the Grand Mirage there are so many restaurants that there is no need to leave the property. The resort’s all-day dining restaurant, Oasis, serves a hearty breakfast buffet with regular themed dinners. Ginger & Lime offers a fascinating take on Asian cuisines including Thai, Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese. Acqua serves modern Italian cuisine with the accent on fresh seafood, while Flames is a barbecue and grill restaurant where magnificent meat and fish dishes are prepared. With a striking décor and great views, Vistas is a perfect rendezvous point and lounge for anytime of the day. Zulu is a lively bar with a DJ and karaoke rooms. In-room dining is also available.
If you happen to be looking for a venue for your next conference the Mirage can help you there too. The resort has a dedicated Meeting Village offering a choice of versatile meeting venues including several break-out rooms that hold between 70 and 90 persons, two interconnected Utopia Suites, and the Mirage Grand Ballroom with a maximum capacity of 1,200 persons seated theatre-style and which can be divided up into three self-contained sections.
If you do feel like having a wander through town you can reach the heart of Pattaya in 10 minutes. Shopping aficionados enjoy complimentary shuttle service to Central Festival shopping and lifestyle complex across the street from the beach.
Centara Hotels & Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 46 deluxe and first-class properties covering all major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. This particular Centara is an excellent choice when deciding where to stay in Pattaya.