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Kanuhura is the very essence of authentic relaxed luxury in Maldives. Everything has been done in order to preserve the naturally idyllic beauty of the island.
At the heart of one of the most spectacular Maldives atolls, lapped by the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, Kanuhura seems to be resting on the waves…making your holiday in the Maldives like a stay in paradise!
The quality of service at this luxury Maldives hotel makes of Kanuhura an incontestable member of the ‘Leading Hotels of the World’.
Kanuhura Resort & Spa, Maldives will be closed until July 2016 to welcome you to a more elegant and unique resort.
Kanuhura is introducing Mr. Thomas Le Berre who is a world re-known coastal oceanographer and founder of Seamarc who has led environmental projects in several resorts of the Maldives since 2001…
What a better way to start an adventurous journey with your family? Kanuhura is extending the spirit of Easter this month with exclusive and fascinating offers to provide a secluded setting for complete relaxation. Take advantage of personalized options including Romantic Dinners under the stars, exotic getaway picnic on Jehunuhura Island and Sand Bank, learn… Read more
Celebrate the Easter with family and friends in Kanuhura. Our team is here to ensure that you spend an unforgettable holiday and experience exciting activities around the resort. Explore the techniques used to produce the ultimate dish in cooking classes and take home some great new recipes to spice up your cooking routine. Experience our… Read more
Facing sunrise or sunset, be instantly seduced by the breathtaking views of the lagoon from its private veranda overlooking the maldivian atoll, this private bungalow is the place to relax during your holidays. Let the modern and elegant design, made of natural elements, enchant you. The private space of the Bungalows stretches all the way to the lagoon.
To ensure maximum comfort during your holidays, the Beach Villa Sunrise covers an expansive area that includes a private veranda stretching to the beach and the Maldivian atoll. The room design inspired from natural elements contributes to a modern and elegant setting. The exotic charm that emanates from this villa will make your Kanuhura stay truly enchanting.
Suspended on stilts over the lagoon and boasting 125 square meters, the Water Villa Sunrise offers ultimate comfort, tranquility and an incredible view of the ocean. While lounging on your private sundeck, enjoy the magnificent sunrise of the Maldives. Beautifully designed with natural materials, the Villa works the wow factor in every angle.
This luxurious Beach Pool Villa Sunset offers sensational ocean views. Elegantly furnished with discrete sophistication and a modern touch, this Villa is the perfect place to unleash. Watch a beautiful Maldivian Sunset from your private plunge pool – unique unforgettable moments of communion with nature. This outstanding accommodation makes it the place to be in the Maldives.
Wake up to a splendid sunrise while staying in this Grand Water Pool Villa. This lavishly appointed villa which was designed by being inspired from natural elements, is built on stilts surrounded by turquoise lagoon on all the sides. The villa offers private access to the beach or to the lagoon for relaxing quietly or for intimate experiences. The private sundeck and the plunge pool spills out into a never-ending vista of magnificent view of the Indian Ocean.
The most taxing task will be choosing between a relaxing moment on your luxurious porch or a swim in your pool. Unwind in the utmost privacy of your secluded garden while watching the sunrise.
Distinguishly exclusive, this villa offers an exhilarating feeling and is ideal for escapes with your family and friends. The villa is beautifully designed in a modern and elegant style, made from natural materials.
This Grand Beach Pool Villa Sunset features unparalleled views over the lagoon. The villa is the ultimate in luxury island living. With separate living and two sleeping areas, a large private terrace with a private pool, this villa makes the perfect family getaway in the Maldives.Take in the incredible sunset from your sumptuous villa during your holiday getaway.
Step through an elegantly spacious villa, facing the Maldivian atoll. This Retreat Grand Beach Pool Villa Sunrise conveys a luxurious atmosphere. The modern interiors create a sense of harmony and prestige. The spacious bedrooms extends to a large private terrace and a private pool. Unwind in a heavenly place during your holidays.
Located steps from the Maldivian atoll, the Retreat Family Beach Pool Villa Sunrise was created with the much needed family bonding in mind.The villa allows you to make full use of the beautiful natural playground, right on your doorsteps. Spend some precious time with your kids on your private beach or at your private swimming pool. The 3-bedroom villa with its separate living room, large veranda was designed beautifully to make your stay more than comfortable.
Experience the warm Maldivian sunrise from your beautifully furnished villa. The Kanuhura Santuary Pool Villa is a 3-bedroom of pure luxury with complete privacy. You will feel right at home in this exceptionally comfortable villa, which covers an expansive area, that includes a living and dining area, a spacious veranda, a private pavilon, BBQ area, a private garden and a private pool.
Designed with the aesthetic of local market food stalls, A Mano All Day Dining restaurant offers an impressive selection of pan-Asian and international cuisine, using the freshest produce and ingredients. Enjoy an array of exotic local dishes as well as hearty roasts, healthy salads, delicious pastas and tempting desserts.
Offering a blend of original and authentic flavours from selected regions of Italy, Bottega is the perfect place to enjoy tantalizing cuisine in true Italian style. A showcase pizzaiolo kitchen creates a modern ambience in a beautiful tropical setting.
Veli offers a modern interpretation of fusion cuisine from the many rich cultures of the Maldives. It’s décor is characterised by an open kitchen with contemporary seating around Yakiniku tables where meats and seafood are grilled in front of guests, all set on a pristine stretch of powder white beach
Set on Jehunuhura, Kanuhura’s own exclusive and secluded island, Drift offers a unique concept of a grill restaurant on a beautiful getaway
gem, a few minutes away by boat transfer.
Our contemporary lounge bar offers the perfect ambience to enjoy an impressive selection of local and internationally acclaimed cocktails, all skillfully prepared by our creative mixologist. Why not sample something exotically Maldivian, while relaxing to our blend of sultry jazz beats and the more vibrant Brazilian Bossa Nova.
The most wonderful place to spend the entire day and watch the sun go down. It is the perfect spot to marvel at the mesmerising Maldivian sunset while enjoying lounge music and exotic cocktails.
For something light, try the Deli, which offers a selection of exotic teas, freshly brewed coffees and, for the sweeter palette, refreshing ice creams and freshly baked pastries and cake, as well as a selection of sandwiches. A relaxed and casual setting will entice you to linger, however, should you wish to explore our beautiful island, picnic baskets can be prepared upon request.
Set amidst a beautiful hanging vegetable garden, a large communal table becomes the focal point to enjoy exquisitely prepared, aromatic dishes for lunch or dinner, using the finest freshly picked herbs. A selection of herbal infusions can be prepared upon requests. For culinary enthusiasts our Chef provides interactive cookery demonstration.
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 the body and mind. Enjoy a sensory journey of relaxation, wellness and harmony in the serenity of our beautiful tropical retreat
Our dive center team takes you on a ride along the rim of the atoll and let you discover the beauty of underwater world. The breathtaking reefs invite to explore the fantastic underwater world and spot many colorful fish, corals and even turtles
The Sun Dive Center provides a wide range of courses from discovery diving to advanced diver course as well as diving excursions. Our PADI certified instructors will take you to explore the rich marine life of Lhaviyani Atoll.A wide choice of dive packages and courses can be found at the Dive Center
Rent a traditional Maldivian Dhoni boat for an hour or even for the day to explore the beauty of the Maldives Islands. Friendly dolphins often join the boat and play with the waves. Personalized Pic-Nic baskets and a bottle of champagne will pamper you to enjoy the ocean breeze. Stop for some snorkeling or hand line fishing on the way and lean back and enjoy – your private cruise host will take care of the rest.
Comfortably installed cushion arrangement under the Gypset Tipi Tent. Enjoy a freshly made Mojito and flavored shisha and watch the sun going down from one of the best spot on the island. Set up for 2-4 Adults, more seats on request.
Reach our private island with the small boat for a picnic in the shade of a lush tropical garden. Private day beds, pick-nick tables and the sound of the ocean. A perfect little paradise just for you. The pic-nic basket includes per person: 1 Fresh Coconut, Selection of Sandwiches and light bites and fruit skewers, 1 bottle of champagne, soft drinks and day bed set up. Also dig-in-sand BBQ lunches are a popular and unique experience. Fresh reef fish and meats are wrapped in aromatic local leaves and prepared in the sand with fired up coal. Robinson Crusoe feeling guaranteed!
Extend your evening after dinner with a cozy Bonfire and guitar classics under the Maldivian night sky. A private Bar is set up by the fire and comfortable sofa chairs invite to unwind and recline
The night skies are unique in the Maldives. Join our nightly exploring trips on a traditional Dhoni boat and learn about the local way of reading the stars with Kanuhura’s astrology specialist Riza. A 60 minute boat ride around Kanuhura, the topdeck decorated with comfortable beds and cushions is a great experience for families and couples. Maximum 8 persons
Every Tuesday, rendezvous at Cowry Club Beach for an open air movie session. Popcorn and loungers are provided. Begin 20:00hrs
Choses you favorite location around the island or on Jehunuhura and our team will be happy to setup the perfect table for you and your loved one. Our Executive Chef will create a tailor-made menu. 1 bottle of our signature champagne Billecart Salmon is included, 24h advance reservation is required.
Sizzling Seafood, Maldivian Lobster, grilled pineapple or a juicy steak? Our dedicated chefs are happy to put together a tasty BBQ on the beach or in the privacy of the garden in your villa.
4pm is Tea Time in Maldives! Join us for a unique cultural experience in the Chef’s Herb Garden. In the shade of the tall beach oak trees an aromatic breeze of basis and curry leafs is the perfect spot to join our Sai Gadi with traditional palm leaf braiding or try out Maldivian Bodu Beru drumming and taste the flavors of authentic local short eats such as Mas Roshi or Mashuni paired with a fragrant cup of tea. On Fridays, reservations required.
Enjoy a truly magical dinner with our dig-in-the-sand dinner table set up. With the sunset tinting the skies in rich colors the waves play the song of the sea. The al lsand table concept is a unique way to experience the tailor made menus of our dedicated chefs. 24h advance reservation required
The green lung of Kanuhura is located in the Chef’s Herb Garden. A lush and vibrant selection of fine herbs and vegetables create a wonderful dining experience. A large communal table becomes the focal point to enjoy exquisitely prepared aromatic dishes.
Let our Head Sommelier Manuel from Spain open up the world of wines to you. Combining interesting and tasteful combinations of cheese delicacies with our outstanding selecion on wines, an impressive taste expereince for all palletes unfolds.
Choose your favorite spot and our resident photographer will snap the perfect moment with your loved one for everlasting memories, pre-booking required.
Celebrate love and renew your loving engagement on the beach or in one of our private island. Our dedicated Wedding & Event Specialist will be happy to assist in creating an unforgettable day. Romance and love is in the air with the picture perfect backdrop of our island. Plan your engagement or renew your vows in Kanuhura. Packages and experiences are available with our Wedding Specialist
Our Mixology experiences Barmen will teach you all the little tips and tricks to create a perfect summer drink, or even an elegant classic. Choose your favorite drink and sip away the tasty creations. One class lasts 1 hour and includes material and drinksfor degustation. Children are welcome too, we have a wonderful selection of fruit and juices for alcohol-free drinks.
Our passionate chefs will teach you their favorite 3 dishes. The Veli restaurant will be yours for an afternoon and the steaming mouthwatering flavors of Maldivian dishes are fun to prepare and to taste. Sign up with for a 2 hour cooking session and learn about the local cuisine. The recipes are of course included for your friends and family back home to taste as well. Cooking ingredients, dishes and soft drinks included.
Train insane or remain the same! Take your gym routine into the tropical nature of Kanuhura. With our personal trainer Jimmy natural elements such as tree trunks and coconuts transform into weights and bring a new angle to boring gym routines.
Beast Mode On! Train in Maldives’ first Martial Arts Academy: Project South by Kanuhura. With our Patron Irshaad Sayed, 4-times Muay Thai Boxing World Champion we offer a unique training experience. Train with Irshaad or our personal
trainers, this is especially fun for women and children. Feel like a champion after our sessions suitable for all levels. A 60 minute session includes shadow-boxing warm up, hand-eye coordination training as well as kicks & hits.
Take a close look in what up in the bushes of Kanuhura’s wild side. Our garden specialist Nimal will show his favorite plants, exotic flowers and animals. A great way to spend a lazy afternoon and learn more about the flora and fauna of the Maldives.
Pick your champion and let your favorite hermit crab race against the others in our exciting beach event, the Kanuhura Crab Race! In two rounds of racing we determine the champion crab whose racer can win fun prizes. No reservation required
Explore the local life of Lhaviyani Atoll’s islands Naifaru or Hinnavaru. Our Villa hosts will take you around the island and show the school, harbor, little streets and shops of the community.
The fragile marine life of the Maldives needs protection. The local island Naifaru is located 30 minutes away from Kanuhura by Dhoni and is home to a turtle sanctuary taking care of injured and sick turtles. The volunteer Marine Biologists are nursing over 20 turtles of various species, age and size back to health. Learn about the marine life of the Maldives and see these fragile animals up close
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