The resort is spread across three private islands—two deserted neighbouring islands and Kanuhura itself which has one of the best beaches in the Maldives.

Offering barefoot luxury, it calls itself a ‘luxury retreat for free-spirited adventurers’ and there is a wonderful feeling of space and tranquillity.

Capture special moments at the Sun Memory Lab with equipment available to rent such as instant cameras, GoPro and drones as well as photo props.

The child-friendly hotel has an exclusive kids corner at the Boduberu Lounge while the floating water park offers hours of fun.

Children can fill in an activity passport with their experiences: from the excursion to the deserted island Jehunuhura to mini Olympics..

Free accommodation and meals offered for two children – under 12 years old, sharing their parents room, as per meal plan booked.

Luxury Plus
Five Star
  • Destination


  • Location

    Lhaviyani Atoll

  • Island Size


  • Reef Type

    Not Available

  • Suitable Options

    Families, Honeymooners

  • Meal Plans

    BB, HB, FB

  • Number of Rooms

    80 Rooms

  • No. of Restaurants

    5 Restaurants

  • Number of Bars

    3 Bars

  • Transfer Type

    Seaplane (45 Mins)

Villas & Residences

Kanuhura has 80 villas furnished with natural materials and complemented by a private wooden deck stretching to the beach or over the lagoon.

There are 11 styles of accommodation ranging from the Beach Bungalows and Beach Villas to the Retreat Family Beach Pool Villa and Sanctuary Villa.

Food & Beverages

Boasting six restaurants and two bars, Kanuhura can cater for different tastes and different styles of dining.

For special evenings, Bottega offers Italian food in a romantic setting while The Chef’s Herb Garden offers an extraordinary private culinary experience surrounded by gentle candlelight in the resort’s herb garden.

Set on an exclusive island, Drift offers grilled delights while A Mano, Veli and Deli offer more casual dining options.

Cowry Club is the infinity pool bar and Iru is the perfect bar to enjoy a sundowner.


Voted ‘The World’s Best Spa’ by National Geographic Traveller magazine, Kokaa Wellness Retreat and Spa’s treatments are inspired by age-old healing traditions from around the globe.

Yoga and meditation are also incorporated into the packages.


Kanuhura resort is located on the Lhaviyani Atoll and is a 35 minute seaplane journey.

Property Highlights

Jehunuhura – a beautiful desert island where guests can enjoy a romantic dining experience in complete privacy. This is a particularly good for those looking to celebrate a special occasion!
Sales Manager - London


``I recently went there on a fam trip to Kanuhura. It is a great place for families and couples alike. The island offers loads of activities on the island and amazing dive sites close by.
A special treat is dining on their beautiful desert island Jehunuhura - a blissful retreat - this was definitely my highlight!``