Kanuhura Maldives – Kanuhura island resort, set on the warm Indian Ocean, in the middle of the bright atolls of the Maldives, can be described as a unique “timeless castaway chic experience” for travellers seeking laid-back island living. The forces of the elements are the architects of this true paradise, a place of beautiful, natural enchantment. The island offers a very tasteful celebration of luxurious island living with a sense of bliss, framed in soft colours and natural materials, combined with tropical elegant design enhances the harmony of elegance in fusion with timeless Gypset chic
Distance from Airport (INIA):
40 minutes from Airport by seaplane
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Taking a holiday with your family is both important and special – not only does it allow you a chance to rest and rejuvenate, there’s also just something extraordinary about being able to spend quality time with your most important people away from the distractions and chaos of day-to-day living. It’s a time for you […]
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 […]
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.
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 sets a creative and contemporary interpretation of traditional Asian-Fusion cuisine, with a unique, beach-front dining location – perfectly complemented by a small, more private set-up with modern décor, Yakiniku-style tables and an open kitchen. The restaurant also offers amazing tandoori cuisine from a traditional Indian oven.
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.
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.
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 demonstrations.
Guests wishing to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy a unique and unforgettable moment can select a variety of experiences from Kanuhura’s private dinning menu. For example, guests can picnic on the beach; dine under the starry sky on the balcony of their private villa or in the private location of your choice of our beautiful island. Upon request, 24 hours advanced booking.
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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