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Your laidback hideaway, lost in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Where every moment is a renewal of the senses.

Kanuhura is nestled in the idyllic Maldives and lies 150 km north of the capital Male, in Lhaviyani Atoll. An island 1400 metres in length and 350 metres wide, Kanuhura Maldives is an untouched, unfettered paradise, where each moment can be described as a “timeless castaway chic experience” for travellers seeking laid-back island living. Every footstep is a discovery, whether you’re exploring Kanuhura or its two neighbouring islands, Jehunuhura and Masleggihuraa.

Wake up to one of our 80 luxury villas scattered amongst the lush vegetation and along the stunning beach, with both water and beach villas offering sunset or sunrise views. Enjoy life the epicurean way with 8 culinary experiences on the island to cater for the most sophisticated palates. Rejuvenate in the very best treatments from around the world in Kokaa Spa, providing a sanctuary for your relaxation and overall well-being.

The Lhaviyani Atoll calls you to its depths: you’ll find countless ways to explore its marine life, from scuba diving excursions and PADI certification courses to guided snorkelling trips. Above the waves or beneath the water: it’s all here. Cut the water on a catamaran, speedboat alongside dolphins, water ski, jet ski, wakeboard, canoe and SUP your way across the pristine Maldivian sea.

Kids are not forgotten and the K Kids Club transforms children into true islanders. A haven of imaginative possibility, we provide entertainment offerings that are grounded in natural elements for them to discover and enjoy spectacular island life; our locally themed activities and sand sports never hold a dull moment.

At the end of the day, your feet should be sandy, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling

Plan Your Visit

Be prepared for a carefree life at Kanuhura Maldives as you leave your hectic lives behind and trade it for a laid-back island living one.

With 80 villas scattered amongst the lush vegetation and along the stunning beach, you are spoilt for choice at Kanuhura Maldives. Whether you prefer a beach or water villa, one with a private pool or you prefer to make the ocean your pool, sunrise or sunset views, choose from our 11 villa categories.

The Kanuhura Maldives experience is characterised by a ‘barefoot chic’ spirit; the fusion of the carefree bohemian fervour and the sophistication of the jet set. It’s a wild-hearted traveller’s tropical playground with wondrous places and unique opportunities waiting to be discovered and explored.


Wine and Dine for Gourmands

Indulge in a world of culinary delights and let our team of chefs bring you on a sensory journey. From beachside dining at A Mano, intimate Italian dinner at Bottega, castaway lunches at Drift, to a bespoke experience just for you, it is island-living at its best.


Escape to Seclusion

Enjoy time alone and experience a true Robinson Crusoe life at one of our two secluded islands where you can enjoy a castaway picnic and take a dip in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.


Sun, Sand and Sea for Adventure Seekers

From diving, snorkelling, excursions to water sports in the lagoon, there is something for the adrenaline seeker in you. Dive into the deep with 40 dive sites surrounding the atoll, or stay afloat and go on a dolphin and manta cruise.


Island Living the Way You Want

Simple stay on our island and explore it the way you like. Learn more about orchid cultivation at our orchid garden, indulge in a wellness journey and be pampered at Kokaa Spa, or just enjoy a delicious cocktail at Iru while watching the sun go down.


Fun for the Little Sun Seekers

Little ones are not forgotten, with a plethora of activities for them to live their own island adventure at our K Kids Club. They will definitely leave with the best memories of their island-living time at Kanuhura Maldives.

Two distinctive monsoonal climates occur here in the Maldives.


Northeast Monsoon (Dry Season)

Usually from January to April. Plenty of bright sunshine, hot sunny days. There may be a period of unsettled transitional weather late April and early May.


Southwest Monsoon (Wet Season)

Usually from May to November. There will be periods of time where you may experience passing torrential rains and strong winds. They generally don’t last the entire day.


Changeover Period

Occurs in November to December and this period is usually accompanied by unsettled transitional weather

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