Overview

Encompassing three private islands—two deserted neighbouring islands and Kanuhura itself is situated in Lhaviyani Atoll, just 125 km north of male’ and is accessible via a short 40 minute journey by sea plane

The Resort boasts 80 beautifully furnished contemporary villas — complete with exquisite wooden decks overlooking pristine beaches and dazzling tropical waters.

The new rooms are luxury villas and suites with unusual elegance and furnished with natural materials with a touch of refinement and modernism. Whether you stay on the sunrise or sunset side of the island, you will be overwhelmed by the breathtaking view of the sea. The water villas have a private terrace with private access to the lagoon.

With its eight restaurants and bars, Kanuhura will make you discover various cuisines from all over the world such as Italy, Brazil and the Maldives. The chef also provides interactive cookery demonstrations.

Those looking for tranquility and well-being will be delighted to discover Kokaa Spa, the resort’s award-winning wellness and spa centre. The spa features nine spacious treatment rooms including three doubles for side-by-side couples’ treatments, an outdoor beachside spa pavilion, cold plunge pools, jacuzzis, separate steam bath and dry sauna, and a beauty salon.

The Resort is Family friendly with its spacious rooms and array of activities keep the whole family entertained and relaxed


  • Luxury
  • 5 star
  • 96 villas
  • Seaplane
  • 35 min
  • 140km km
  • Lhaviyani Atoll
  • Kanuhura Island


Villas Type


Sanctuary Pool Villa

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

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Retreat Family Beach Pool Villa

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

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Retreat Grand Beach Pool Villa

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.

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Grand Beach Pool Villa

The lavish Grand Beach Pool Villa is an excellent choice for travelling families or companions, offering privacy in two bedroom units, accessible by separate entrance areas but connected by the modern and spacious living room opening to the outdoors, with the generous veranda and private pool, facing the sunset. The separate, spacious bathroom opens to the outdoor with the open-air shower and is equipped with the latest luxury amenities.

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Grand Beach Villa

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.

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Retreat Beach Pool Villa

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.

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Water Pool Villa

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.

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Beach Pool Villa

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.

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Water Villa

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.

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Beach Villa

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.

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Beach Bungalow

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.

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Dining

Iru Bar

Characterised by a distinct gypset style, Iru is a chic beachside bar and the perfect place to spend a glorious afternoon in the Maldivian sun while sipping on any of the extraordinary cocktails offered at the bar. A tropical haven unlike any other, at Iru, free-spirited, curious explorers have their pick of interesting places to relax; from bohemian beaded swing chairs at the bar, to low picnic-like tables and beach teepees, Iru provides the ultimate place to sit back and relax, cocktail in hand while soaking up the gorgeous sunset hues.

Cowry Club

Discover unique signature cocktails and classic favourites that are whipped up in style by the expert mixologists at the Cowry Club. With one of the most extensive cocktail lists in the Maldives, you can enjoy anything from exotic Kanuhura specialities to your standard classics—created to perfection and gorgeously presented. Savour the stunning cocktails at the Cowry Club while you take in the mesmerising views or relax in the lounge area on the edge of the infinity pool—this is luxury island living at its best.

Veli Restaurant

The epitome of contemporary beachside dining, this remarkable restaurant is the ultimate place to indulge in the exotic flavours of the East. In the open kitchen, highly-skilled chefs create a plethora of exquisite dishes which include everything from expertly prepared sushi and Chinese specialities to Korean favourites, Singaporean dishes and tandoori cuisine which is prepared in a traditional Indian oven. A phenomenal venue for a special dinner, this exceptional restaurant offers private Yakiniku-style dining or the simple pleasure of dining under the stars while enjoying sublime, Asian-inspired meals that promise to be unforgettable.

Drift Restaurant

Savour a day of barefoot frivolity on Jehunuhura as you make the most of the signature cocktails and delicious grilled fare at Drift. Make the most of a day spent in paradise; enjoy a lazy lunch at Drift, unwind on the sunbeds under the palm trees and immerse yourself in the topaz-blue water as you enjoy the serenity of this magical place where the cocktails are sublime and the food is spectacular.

Sometimes the quintessential, carefree island lifestyle calls for a simple, light lunch or a sneaky sweet treat instead of a full, lavish sit-down meal. That’s why Kanuhura has an exceptional Deli that serves up everything from healthy drinks, delicious light lunches, freshly-baked treats and ice cream to aromatic teas, coffees and artisanal picnic baskets for the ultimate languid lunch enjoyed in a special spot on the magical tropical island.

Bottega Restaurant

Delectable, satisfying and undeniably moreish, each of the masterfully created Italian dishes at Bottega are made with beautifully fresh ingredients of the highest quality. Immerse yourself in the tantalising flavours of Italy with unparalleled Mediterranean dishes, wonderfully simple, yet sublime, salads, mouthwatering pastas and gourmet pizzas that are sure to have you coming back for more. Pair any of the meals with one of the exceptional imported wines from the wine cellar for a truly phenomenal culinary experience.

Chef’s Herb Garden Restaurant

The Chef’s Herb Garden offers gourmet gypsetters an extraordinary private culinary experience surrounded by gentle candlelight in Kanuhura’s magnificent herb garden. This exclusive venue allows guests to celebrate a special occasion—or simply enjoy a unique experience—in style under the exceptional Maldivian night sky in this private oasis. At the heart of this unconventional dining experience is a specifically tailored, seasonal set menu that centres on beautifully prepared dishes that are sure to be no less than extraordinary.

This venue is exclusively reserved for private dinner bookings so be sure to book ahead for an unforgettable gastronomic experience in paradise.

A Mano Restaurant

Ideally situated on Kanuhura’s powder-white beach and surrounded by idyllic tropical scenery with picture-perfect views of the ocean, A Mano provides diners with an unparalleled casual dining experience either inside the beautiful restaurant or outside under the palm trees. Here, diners are taken on a sensory journey with extraordinary live cooking stations and themed buffets which are sure to dazzle even the most discerning epicures with a host of magnificent dishes that range from the exotic to the familiar.


Facilities

Activities

The magical essence of the Maldives transcends a simple holiday destination. It’s a wild-hearted traveller’s tropical playground with wondrous places and unique opportunities waiting to be discovered and explored. At Kanuhura, our hotel activities and entertainment are sure to keep our free-spirited guests intrigued and enchanted for the duration of their stay. Satisfy your wanderlust with our incredible activities, from culturally immersive excursions and thrilling outings allowing you to enjoy our incredible wildlife to bohemian-themed sunset drinks on the beach and a private castaway dinner on a deserted island, we have something for every guest. At Kanuhura, the adventure never ends.

WATER SPORTS AND DIVING
CULINARY
ESCAPES AND EXCURSIONS
FITNESS
WILDLIFE
WELLBEING
CULTURAL
FISHING

Sun Kids

Our little gypsetters are in for an adventure of a lifetime at our kid-friendly hotel with activities and entertainment designed to thrill and enchant. The exclusive kids corner at the Boduberu Lounge provides a warm welcome for them, while our floating water park offers hours of fun for kids and adults alike. Allow them to fill their activity passport with amazing experiences: from the excursion to the deserted island Jehunuhura to an enthralling pirate adventure and mini Olympics. Watch them embrace their creativity with pottery and get closer the wildlife and culture of the Maldives.

Kokaa Spa

Surrender to the serenity of the elegant Kokaa Wellness Retreat and Spa, aligned with the gypset spirit and embodying the grace of a butterfly—Kokaa meaning butterfly in Dhivehi. Be transported to a world of tranquillity as you indulge in a treatment from our extensive list of luxurious facials, massages and body wraps, each tailored to your individual needs. These blissful experiences are enhanced by some of the finest products in the world—VOYA, Subtle Energies and Terres D’Afrique. Yoga and meditation are incorporated into our packages to ensure renewed balance of mind, body and soul.


Offers

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