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All prices include return transfers and personal service
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Hotel overview

Located directly on three picturesque islands, the 5-star Kanuhura Resort is the perfect place for a luxurious vacation. It’s a tropical oasis with a bohemian atmosphere, elegant interiors, sophisticated establishments, pristine beaches, a crystal lagoon and plenty of activities. The hotel itself is located on the island with the same name, and its guests can also enjoy the peace and beauty of two deserted neighbouring islands!

Luxury bungalows and villas:

  • 80 luxury accommodation options
  • Modern equipment
  • Design interiors
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Overflow panoramic pools
  • Wooden decks at the edge of the beach or above the lagoon

Establishments with fine dining and signature drinks

  • A Mano is located on a snow-white beach, surrounded by idyllic tropical landscapes with stunning views of the ocean. Guests can choose from a variety of dishes - from favourite and known recipes to the most exotic ones! The restaurant is open for breakfast from 06:30 to 10:30 and dinner from 19:00 to 22:30.
  • Chef’s Herb Garden is an exclusive place for a nice meal or special occasion, with a specially prepared seasonal set menu. The chef will give you an unforgettable culinary experience with candles in a beautiful garden. The establishment works only by reservation, so you need to book a table in advance.
  • Bottega is a delicious Italian restaurant. Immerse yourself in the flavours of Italy by tasting unsurpassed Mediterranean dishes - fresh salads, tempting pastas and gourmet pizza. And, of course, order a bottle of wine from the wine cellar. The restaurant is open for unhurried lunches from 12:00 to 15:00 and unforgettable dinners by candlelight from 19:00 to 22:30.
  • Veli is a wonderful restaurant, which is the epitome of modern beach cuisine and the perfect place to enjoy the exotic tastes of the East. The skilled chefs create a variety of delicious dishes in the open kitchen - from fresh sushi and Chinese specialities to Korean delicacies, Singaporean exotic dishes and tandoori dishes, which are cooked in a traditional Indian oven. Dinners are served from 19:00 to 22:30.
  • Drift is a place where you can enjoy the beach and the ocean while savouring signature cocktails and delicious grilled dishes. The restaurant is open for lunch from 12:00 to 15:00 and can be reached by boat shuttle, which runs from 07:00 to 17:00 and leaves the hotel every 20 minutes.
  • Deli is a gastronomic corner where you can find everything - from healthy drinks, delicious light dinners, fresh pastries and ice cream to fragrant teas, coffee and tasty food for picnics. Open daily from 10:00 to 18:00.
  • Cowry Club is the bar with unique signature cocktails and classic drinks selected by experienced bartenders. Enjoy all this while admiring stunning views or relaxing in the lounge area at the edge of the panoramic pool. The bar is open from 11:30 to 16:00 for light lunches and from 10:00 until late evening for drinks.
  • Iru is a chic beach bar with a stylish interior. Choose a place to your taste - from bohemian bead swings in the bar to low tables and beach wigwams. Open from 11:00 to midnight.

Luxury Kokaa Spa

Surrender to the serenity of the elegant Kokaa Wellness Retreat & Spa, which features a relaxed, boho-inspired atmosphere. Pamper yourself with the extensive list of treatment programmes - facial treatments, massages and body wraps. Each programme is designed for your individual needs. All programmes will be extremely useful thanks to the use of the best cosmetic products in the world - VOYA, Subtle Energies and Terres D’Afrique. Yoga and meditation are also part of the programme to balance your mind, body and soul.

Lots of land and water activities:

  • 2 tennis courts
  • Mini-football and squash courts
  • Swimming pool
  • Library
  • Stretching, yoga and meditation classes
  • Gym
  • Dive centre
  • Kitesurfing and water skiing
  • Theme parties
  • Daily shuttle to Jehunuhura Island
  • Cruises and excursions
  • Picnics on deserted island
  • Ocean fishing
  • Entertainment programmes - traditional Maldivian show, live music and crab racing

Children’s activities

  • Kanuhura takes special care of younger guests. At K Club, children can enjoy various water sports and explore the underwater world and the island.
  • The kids club programme includes weekly cooking classes, arts and crafts classes, fishing trips, movie nights, hunting and even chocolate making courses.
  • K Club is free (some events are offered for a token fee). Open daily from 8:30 to 18:30. Age-appropriate classes are held in two age groups: 4-7 and 8-11 years. Babysitting services are available at an extra cost.

How to get there: the island is located in the eastern part of the Lhaviyani Atoll, 150 kilometres from the airport in the capital Male. Transfer by seaplane will take about 40 minutes.

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Number of bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom: sleeping area is separated from living area with a door

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Additional information

Transfers Terms and Conditions

  • Seaplane transfers are available during daylight hours only. 
  • Guests arriving at Male airport after 3:15pm are recommended to book a domestic flight in advance (depends on resort policy) or an overnight accommodation close by the airport to be transferred to the resort the following morning.
  • Guests departing Male on an international flight prior to 09:00hrs will be transferred late on the previous afternoon. Accommodation can be booked in Male at an additional cost.
  • International departure flights should be scheduled after 9:00 am. Departing guests will be transferred to the airport at least 3 hours prior to scheduled international flight departure with last seaplane departure from the island at 3:00pm.
  • Seaplane transfers are managed by a third party company thus it will be subject to availability and may be cancelled due to weather conditions or maintenance needs. In this case, guests may be transferred via Domestic flight (if route exists per each hotel) or guests will need to book an overnight stay in Male at guest’ additional expense.
  • In extraordinary circumstances, luggage may be transported by a later flight (policies & procedures as per TMA regulations). Resort does not take any liability for delaying the guest luggage due to these reasons. 
  • If a guest misses their transfer due to International flight being delayed etc. Guest may opt to pay the supplement for changing the transfer mode (ex: from domestic to seaplane, etc) and this is Subject to availability.
  • Neither WIOTTO nor our Destination Management partner nor resorts are held responsible for any delays or cancellations due to the local seaplane carrier or weather conditions.
  • Baggage allowance is 20kg suitcase and 5kg hand luggage. Excess baggage is chargeable at $5.00 per kg, payable at the airport.
  • International flights must be provided at least 7 days prior to arrival.
  • On departure, schedule of seaplane transfers will be communicated to the guest a night prior to departure from the resort. 
  • Seaplane may stop in 1 or 2 destinations where the time of journey may be extended and guest will be advised prior to take off on flight.
  • 100% cancellation will be applicable in case of no show or cancellation as per cancellation policy.
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice in accordance with any increases in fuel prices and taxes

Meal Supplements
Half Board (dinner) net supplement (food only) includes a buffet dinner in the A Mano Restaurant. Children 11.99 years and below will dine free of charge if dining with their parents. Guests will be able to “dine-around” in the a la carte restaurants at no extra charge with the exception of premium dishes such as Lobster, Wagyu Beef and as specified on the menu. Children 11.99 years and below and infants can dine free of charge from the kids menu in the a la carte restaurants.

Full Board (lunch and dinner) net supplement includes a buffet dinner in A Mano Restaurant and an option of a la carte restaurants for lunch excluding the Drift restaurant located on Jehunuhura. The same “dine-around” policy as the HB supplement applies.
The meal plan basis must be the same for all the days of stay and for all guests staying in the same room.       
Please note that In-Villa-Dining and Destination Dining is not included in any meal plan and will be charged as per menu prices.

Dine Around
Free a la carte Dinner Dine Around for all Half Board & Full Board bookings excluding Drift Restaurant. This offer includes a free meal choice of 1 starter, 1 main course and 1 dessert per person from the main menu. Premium Dishes Wagyu Beef and Lobster excluded and as specified on the menu. Dinner meals can be availed in both buffet and a la carte Restaurants. Children eat from the kids menu. Applicable all year round - special events, Easter, Christmas and New Year’s Eve excluded. Supplement charges for special events may apply.

This supplement includes a gala buffet dinner in Amano Restaurant on 24 December 2020 & 31 December 2020 (excluding beverages).

•Complimentary Wi-Fi on in the island
•Complimentary use of snorkelling set during the stay
•Complimentary use of our picnic island with complimentary transfers
•Complimentary Pure by Sun Resorts water in the room
•Complimentary use of Steam and Sauna in the Spa
•Complimentary use of our Airport lounge on arrival.
•Complimentary private Kanuhura vehicle between International terminal and seaplane terminal (our own vehicle)
•Coffee/tea and snacks in the Airport lounge
•Complimentary unpacking and packing services
•Complimentary early check-in and late check-out, subject to availability on arrival or departure
•Complimentary Maldivian traditional sarong (Feyly) on arrival – for all guests
•Complimentary use of Tennis court, squash, games room, Futsal, Badminton, Beach Volleyball
•Complimentary business facilities (use of guest computer in the lobby). Printing, scanning and fax available on request
•Complimentary beach cinema once a week
•Complimentary bubble bath (on request)
•Complimentary use of amenities during the stay (such as beach bags, bathrobes)
•Complimentary weekly sundowner cocktails
•Complimentary kids amenities
•Complimentary laundry services for infants
•Personalized guest name board in each Villa (at the entrance)
•Complimentary cakes on special occasions (Birthday, anniversary etc.)
•Complimentary transportation (from 7:00 to 17:00) to and from Jehunuhura (Drift Restaurant)

Honeymoon & Wedding Anniversary:  (Minimum 4 nights stay)
Stay Period: 10 January 2020 – 08 January 2021
Honeymoon Benefits:
 • A Bottle of Champagne and Welcome Amenities on Arrival
• Complimentary 60 minutes Massage for the Bride
• A complimentary lunch at Drift on Jehunuhura private island during the stay
• Guaranteed room upgrade to next villa category available (staying from 02 May – 02 October only)
Honeymoon Offer: A Wedding Certificate not older than 12 months must be shown during booking process and present a copy at the time of check-in
Wedding Anniversary Offer is applicable to the 5th wedding anniversary and every subsequent anniversaries at 5 years interval. Wedding certificate will be required upon check in at the hotel. The wedding date should be within 6 months prior or after date of arrival.
Combinable with: Short Stay Offer/Long Stay Offer, Festive Offer, Easter Offer, Summer offer, Loyal Guests Bonus offer, Early Bird Offer and Kids Go Free

Kids Go Free
Children up to 11.99 years old stay free of charge in their parent’s room on parent’s booked meal plan (Kids enjoy free meal from Kids Menu when dining with Parents – when booked on HB or FB)

Family Extravaganza Offer (Two and three Bedroom Villas) - Validity: 10 January 2020 – 08 January 2021 – including Easter and Festive seasons
Applicable Room Categories: Grand Beach Villa, Grand Beach Pool Villa, Retreat Grand Beach Pool Villa, Retreat Family Beach Pool Villa and Sanctuary Pool Villa
• Children up to 11.99 years stay free of charge in their parent’s room on parent’s booked meal plan
• Combined Sunset Cruise once during the stay, subjected to weather and sea condition
• A Lunch in Drift Restaurant, excluding beverages (in Jehunuhura) for family OR one-night private cinema (excluding meals and beverages)

 • Complimentary Seaplane for children up to 11.99 years

Combinable with: Short Stay Offer/Long Stay Offer, Festive Offer, Easter Offer, Summer Offer, Loyal Guests Bonus offer, Early Bird Offer and Kids Go Free

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Kanuhura paradise!

We picked Kanuhura and the Maldives for my boyfriend's birthday (he has a birthday every 4 years so it was very special)! From the moment we stepped off the seaplane we were looked after by the...
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C JuV21

Kanuhura heaven!

Our long-awaited bucket-list trip to the Maldives - we were delighted that our selection of Kanuhura was a huge success, and would highly recommend it! Accommodation: we asked for a sunset-view...
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C Jockette Norwich, United Kingdom

Incredibly relaxing wonderful holiday

Having visited the Maldives a fair amount of times I was not sure that I had booked the right hotel and was a bit nervous when we arrived. Was I wrong, it was bliss. We felt so relaxed, It was like...
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C Jane C Banbury, United Kingdom