Kanuhura Resort

Maldives

The original pearl of the Maldives

Discover a new realm of bohemian elegance surrounded by tropical gardens and bordered by stretches of pristine beaches that fade into scintillating tropical waters; where alluring private islands provide the perfect hideaway for wild-hearted world travellers.

The definition of utopia, Kanuhura balances laid-back barefoot luxury with natural sophistication, complemented by the mesmerizing beauty of the Maldives.

Located in the Lhaviyani Atoll just a 40 minutes scenic sea plane flight from Male, encompassing three private islands, Kanuhura is the ultimate luxury retreat for free-spirited adventurers.

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Entertainment

With the prestigious honour of being one of the first luxury resorts in the Maldives, Kanuhura Resort & Spa has more than enough to ensure guests are entertained from the moment they arrive.

Dining & Drinks

Indulge in a new culinary journey of the senses each day with exquisite international flavours and authentic Maldivian delights at our eight restaurants and bars. Gastronomic connoisseurs are spoilt for choice of delectable drinks and dishes and in unbelievable settings; from sophisticated fare and casual barefoot dining on the beach to an exclusive island dinner.

 

A MANO - INTERNATIONAL CUISINE
Designed with local food stalls in mind, A Mano offers an impressive selection of pan-Asian and international cuisine, using the freshest produce and ingredients. Open for breakfast and dinner, you can enjoy an array of exotic local dishes as well as hearty roasts, healthy salads, delicious pasta and exquisite desserts.

BOTTEGA - VIVA ITALY!
Serving a blend of original and authentic flavours, Bottega is the perfect place to enjoy tantalizing cuisine in true Italian style. The wine cellar offers a wide assortment of premium vintages. A perfect dinner in a haven of tactile treasures.

VELI - ASIAN FUSION CUISINE
Veli creatively and contemporarily Interprets traditional Asian-Fusion cuisine, with a unique, beach-front dining location – perfectly complemented by a small, more private set-up, modern décor, Yakiniku-style tables and an open kitchen. The restaurant also offers amazing tandoori cuisine from a traditional Indian oven.


DRIFT - JEHUNUHURA’S ISLAND GRILL KITCHEN
Set on Kanuhura’s very own exclusive island, Drift offers the best in grilled delights. Perfection really is enjoying a meal in this secluded, tropical gem.

 

COWRY CLUB - INFINITY POOL BAR
Modern lounge by day, jazzy boss a nova by night: our infinity pool bar boasts one of Maldives’ largest selection of local and international cocktails.


IRU - SUNSET BEACH LOUNGE
One of the most incredible places to watch the sun go down and the coolest place to chill during the day. The IRU lounge is all about conceptual experiences: picnic-perfect low tables, swings at the bar, lounge tents, gaming tables and beach rocking chairs are all there, for perfect laid-back chic living. Experience the Maldivian sunset with the best lounge sounds and paired cocktails.

 

DELI - MEET AT THE CAFÉ!
If you’re in need of something light, head to the Deli. It offers a host of delicious teas, freshly-brewed coffees, sandwiches and sweet-tooth delights– ice creams, freshly baked pastries and cakes, you name it. Picnic baskets are prepared on request for those of you who want to go out and explore.

 

CHEF’S HERB GARDEN - FLAVOUR YOUR PLATE
A gorgeously lush vegetable garden, one large shared table: this organic mood sets the tone for the Chef’s Herb Garden, a restaurant specializing in fresh herbs and aromatic flavours. A selection of herbal infusion can be prepared upon request. Foodies will enjoy our interactive culinary 

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Guest Services

A private butler is on hand to see to your every need.

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Spa

Kokaa Spa
The exceptional Kokaa Wellness Retreat & Spa offers an exclusive retreat for those seeking the ultimate in pampering and relaxation. Elegant, nature-inspired décor, delicate scents, soft fabrics and nature’s purest ingredients combine to uplift your body and mind. Enjoy a sensory journey of relaxation, wellness and harmony in the serenity of our beautiful tropical spa retreat.

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Fitness & Gym

The Kokaa Wellness Retreat also has a fully equipped fitness centre, aerobics studio, boutique and separate steam bath, dry sauna, cold plunge pools and Jacuzzis.

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Leisure

Diving, surfing and sailing are just a few ways to explore the island’s renowned coral reefs, abundant marine life and enchanting atolls.

Weddings Weddings

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Weddings

Repeating your vows at Kanuhura is nothing short of spectacular. Whether you are refreshing a pledge you made in the past, or perhaps want to relive your wedding day at a romantic ceremonial blessing of vows recently made.

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Rooms & Amenities

Accommodation that feels like home
In total harmony with its tropical environment, Kanuhura has been designed to offer ultimate 5-star accommodation and complete immersion into its pristine, natural surroundings.
Our luxury villas and suites are dotted along both the sunset and sunrise side of the world-famous Kanuhura beach and boast breath-taking views of the turquoise lagoon.

Furnished with discreet sophistication, our villas feature natural materials to blend with the surroundings. All have a semi-open bathroom with bathtub, separate indoor or outdoor shower, hair dryer, bathrobe, TV, telephone, complimentary Internet access, air conditioning, ceiling fan, mini bar and safe.
A private deck extends to the beach or lagoon, offering spectacular sea views. The water villas feature a private decked terrace with private access to the lagoon.
Beach Bungalow (75 m2)
The Beach Bungalows, nestled into lush greenery, has direct access to the beach all the way to the glittering lagoon, are available on both sides of the island, towards the sunset or sunrise. The spacious bathroom opens to the outdoor with the open-air shower and is equipped with the latest luxury amenities.
Room Capacity: 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults

Beach Villa (90 m2)
The expansive Beach Villas are located on the Eastern side of the island, with direct access to the expanding turquoise lagoon, provides comfort and space to relax and unwind in privacy while soaking in the first rays of sun in the morning. The spacious bathroom opens to the outdoor with the open-air shower and is equipped with the latest luxury amenities.
Villa Capacity: 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults

Water Villa (140 m2)
Like pearls over water, the Water Villas are set suspended on stilts into the turquoise lagoon, connected to the island by a timber walkway. The private sundeck of the villa extends into hammocks to sunbath, lazing over the water, listening to the sound of the waves and observing the vivid marine life beneath. The wooden staircase leads directly from the sundeck to the lagoon, for the daily dose of snorkeling or for the occasional plunge into the ocean. The Villas have an additional living room attached to the bedroom and the spacious bathroom opens to the outdoor with the open-air bathtub and is equipped with the latest luxury amenities.
Villa Capacity: 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults
Beach Pool Villa (120 m2)
Witness the famous Maldivian sunset, while lounging in your private Beach Pool Villa garden with plunge pool. From the bedroom, the deck leads directly to the beautiful outside, where the natural greenery fringes the path to the wide beach and the Indian Ocean. The spacious bathroom opens to the outdoor with the open-air shower and is equipped with the latest luxury amenities.
Villa Capacity: 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults

Water Pool Villa (165 m2)
The exclusive Water Pool Villas are located at the edge of the timber walkway, suspended on stilts into the turquoise lagoon on the Eastern side of Kanuhura. The private sundeck is extended into an overwater plunge pool and hammocks, providing the ultimate Maldivian experience. From the deck, the wooden stairs lead directly into the turquoise lagoon with the coral garden to explore just a few meters away. The Water Pool Villas have an additional living room with library, featuring selected books and the spacious bathroom opens to the outdoor with the open-air bathtub and is equipped with the latest luxury amenities.
Villa Capacity: 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults

Retreat Beach Pool Villa (290 m2)
A true haven with private plunge pool, direct access to the beach and sparkling lagoon, sheltered with a privacy wall, is the Retreat Beach Pool Villa, located on the Eastern side of the island. The extra spacious outdoors provides double day beds and a gazebo as well as sun lounges. The spacious bathroom opens to the outdoor with the open-air shower and is equipped with the latest luxury amenities.
Villa Capacity: 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults

Grand Beach Villa (270 m2)
The Grand Beach Villa offers spacious luxury over two bedrooms and a living room, ideal for families and small groups. The private garden area, equipped with veranda and lounges, reaches to the beach and the lagoon, facing the peaceful Maldivian sunrise. The separate, spacious bathrooms connect to the outdoor with the open-air shower and is equipped with the latest luxury amenities.
Villa Capacity: 4 adults and 4 children or 2 adults and 6 children

Retreat Grand Beach Pool Villa (250 m2)
The ultimate privacy is guaranteed by this luxurious Retreat Grand Beach Pool Villa, surrounded by a privacy wall and with two separate bedroom units. Connected by the spacious outdoor garden with plunge pool and plenty of lounge facilities, this retreat is ideal for families with older kids or friends travelling together. The separate, spacious bathrooms open to the outdoor with the open-air shower and is equipped with the latest luxury amenities.
Villa Capacity: 4 adults and 4 children, 2 adults and 6 children

Retreat Family Beach Pool Villa (620 m2)
A luxury retreat in family setting: three bedrooms (two interconnecting and one separate) with adjacent bathrooms, a spacious living room and a generous outdoor garden with private veranda and pool, all sheltered by a privacy wall. The separate, spacious bathrooms open to the outdoor with the open-air shower and is equipped with the latest luxury amenities
Villa Capacity: 6 Adults and 2 Children or 4 adults and 4 children: Max Room Capacity: 8 persons.

Sanctuary Pool Villa (370 m2)
An authentic sanctuary to hideaway and unwind within the natural beauty of the Maldives, the sea just a few steps away, secluded for utmost privacy. The Sanctuary Villa provides space for the whole family with three bedrooms, a spacious living and dining room and plenty of outdoor space with a picturesque private pool in the middle of the wooden veranda with bar and live-cooking facilities. Two of the three spacious bathrooms are connected to the outdoor with the open-air shower and is equipped with the latest luxury amenities
Villa Capacity: 6 Adults and 2 Children or 4 adults and 4 children

Location

Located on a private island in eastern Lhaviyani Atoll, Kanuhura is just a 40-minute flight by seaplane from Malé International Airport in the Maldives.

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Children

THE K-CLUB – FUN & EXCITEMENT FOR THE SMALL HOLIDAYMAKERS

Kids play a central theme at all our resorts because we have learnt that we need to keep children happy and entertained to give parents a well-needed rest. Our international kids club offers imaginative entertainment for children from 4 to 11 years of age. A unique daily program of educative experiences around the elements, unlimited nature discoveries and fun games in the unique Kanuhura kids islander lifestyle means they get to have an awesome holiday too.

Teenagers

For children aged 12-17, The Teens Club Sun Generation offers a variety of fun games and entertainment, including water sports, excursions and much more.

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