The most popular amenities:
Beach (first line)
Family rooms
Free Wi-Fi
Airport Shuttle
Pool
Bar

Kanuhura island 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. 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.

A large number of villas
12 Beach Bungalows (75 sq.m)
  • Sea-view and access to the Ocean
  • Semi-Open Bathroom
  • Open-air shower
  • Classic Bathtub
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Covered porch
  • Covered deck with table and chairs
  • Sun lounge at the beach
10 Beach Villas (90 sq.m)
  • Sea-view and access to the Ocean
  • Semi-Open Bathroom
  • Open-air shower
  • Classic Bathtub
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Covered porch
  • Covered deck with table and chairs
  • Sun lounge at the beach
18 Water Villas (140 sq.m)
  • Sea-view and access to the Ocean
  • Semi-Open Bathroom
  • Open-air bathtub
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Veranda with lounges, table and chairs
  • Overwater Hamocks
  • Living Room
18 Beach Pool Villas (120 sq.m)
  • Private Outdoor Plunge Pool
  • Sea-view and access to the Ocean
  • Semi-Open Bathroom
  • Open-air shower
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Veranda with lounges, table and chairs
2 Water Pool Villas (165 sq.m)
  • Private Outdoor Plunge Pool
  • Sea-view and access to the Ocean
  • Semi-Open Bathroom
  • Open-air bathtub
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Veranda with lounges, table and chairs
  • Overwater Hammocks
  • Living Room with exclusive Library
6 Retreat Beach Pool Villas (290 sq.m)
  • Privacy Wall
  • Private Outdoor Plunge Pool
  • Sea-view and access to the Ocean
  • Semi-Open Bathroom
  • Open-air shower
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Veranda with lounges, table and chairs
  • Double day bed
  • Gazebo
1 Grand Beach Villa (270 sq.m)
  • 2 King size Bedrooms
  • Living Room
  • Sea-view and access to the Ocean
  • 2 Semi-Open Bathrooms
  • Open-air shower
  • 2 Walk-in Closets
  • Veranda with lounges, table and chairs
  • Double day bed
  • Gazebo
6 Grand Beach Pool Villas (250 sq.m)
  • 1 Master Bedroom and 1 Twin Bedroom
  • Living Room
  • 2 Entrance areas
  • Sea-view and access to the Ocean
  • 2 Semi-Open Bathrooms
  • Open-air shower
  • 2 Walk-in Closets
  • Private Outdoor Plunge Pool
  • Veranda with lounges, table and chairs
  • Double day bed
  • Gazebo
5 Retreat Grand Beach Pool Villas (370 sq.m)
  • 2 King size Bedrooms
  • Privacy Wall
  • Sea-view and access the Ocean
  • 2 Semi-Open Bathrooms
  • Open-air shower
  • 2 Walk-in Closets
  • Private Outdoor Plunge Pool
  • Veranda with lounges, table and chairs
  • Double day bed
  • Gazebo
1 Retreat Family Beach Pool Villa (620 sq.m)
  • 3 King size Bedrooms
  • Large Living Room
  • Privacy Wall
  • Sea-view and access to the Ocean
  • 3 Semi-Open Bathrooms
  • 3 Open-air shower
  • 3 Walk-in Closets
  • Private Outdoor Plunge Pool
  • Veranda with lounges, table and chairs
  • Double day bed
  • Gazebo
1 Sanctuary Pool Villa (715 sq.m)
  • 2 King size Bedrooms and 1 Twin Bedroom
  • Large Living Room
  • Sea-view and access to the Ocean
  • 3 Indoor Bathrooms
  • 2 Open-air shower
  • 2 Walk-in Closets
  • Scenic Private Outdoor Pool
  • Veranda with lounges, table and chairs
  • Outdoor Bar and Life Cooking facilities
  • Double day bed
  • Gazebo
  • Hammocks
Various bars and restaurants
Amano

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

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

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

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

Modern lounge by day, jazzy bossa nova by night: our infinity pool bar boasts one of Maldives’ largest selection of local and international cocktails.

Iru

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

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

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!

Find a lot of interesting things for yourself
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 the body and mind. Enjoy a sensory journey of relaxation, wellness and harmony in the serenity of our beautiful tropical retreat.

  • 6 single treatment rooms
  • Yoga sessions
  • 2 double treatment rooms
  • Outdoor beachside spa pavilion
  • 1 treatment suite
  • Beauty salon & Bridal Room
  • Sauna, steaming room & cold plunge pool
  • Air-conditioned gym
Culture & care

The Marine Biology Research Centre is dedicated to coral reef ecology and conservation, through an ambitious and extensive research programme. It encourages guest participation and interaction and is committed to raising awareness of ocean conservation throughout the local communities.

Activities & recreational facilities
  • A splendid fresh water swimming pool
  • Two floodlit tennis courts
  • Boutique
  • Bikes
  • Games Room (including pool table, dart, mini football and table tennis)
  • Private Island Masleggihura
  • Water sports (catamaran sailing & lesson, dolphin safari, banana fun tube rides, canoes, jet ski, private speedboat excursion, water-skiing, wakeboard, stand up paddeling, windsurfing)
  • A wide array of sports and leisure including excursions such as snorkeling tours, big game fishing, island hopping, private island picnics, sunset cruises
Kids club

Islander discoveries in our international kids club offering imaginative entertainment for kids from 4 to 11 years with a unique program of educative experiences around the elements, unlimited nature discoveries and fun games in the unique Kanuhura kids islander lifestyle