Encompassing three private islands in the Maldives, this is the sublime and ultimate luxury retreat for free-spirited adventurers. Kanuhura has 80 villas bordered by tropical gardens with stretches of pristine beach or straddled over the beautiful turquoise waters of the lagoon. There is definitely a stylish villa that is perfect for a memorable holiday, whether you are a couple, family or group of friends…

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Room Types

There are 80 villas that are tastefully sophisticated, made with natural materials and with a lovely covered porch at the front and covered decked area which has a table and chairs. Out on the sand, there are sun loungers waiting to be occupied! Inside, the villas have light wood floors and areas of carpet and are decorated in neutral shades with highlights in turquoise, cerise and lemon. In the sitting area there is a sofa, coffee table, tea and coffee making facilities and a mini bar with the daily provision of bottled water. There is a flat screen TV, Bose Bluetooth sound system and USB plug. The beautiful bathrooms are provided with robes and slippers and Zenology amenities. There is air conditioning and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout and beach bags and beach towels are provided.
  • Beach Bungalow

    Spacious and relaxing with 75 sq m of space, surrounded by greenery and with direct access to the beach which fringes the lagoon on two sides, some villas have sunrise views and others sunset views. The villas have thatched roofs and outside there is a shaded porch at the front, with resting posts for complimentary bikes and a shaded deck area with table and chairs. Inside, there is an attractive living area with sofa and coffee table and separate bedroom area with double bed. The stunning bathroom is open to the outdoors and has a freestanding bath tub and open air shower in a small area of garden. This bungalow is suitable for up to three adults, or two adults and two children.
  • Beach Villa

    This stylish villa (90 sq m) is situated on the eastern side with a sea view and direct access to the turquoise waters of the lagoon. There are light wood floors and a frosted glass partition that separates the bedroom area with double bed, from the living area. The stylish bathroom opens to the outdoors and has a bathtub and vanity basins half inside and an outdoor shower in a small garden area. This villa can accommodate two adults and two children or three adults
  • Water Villa

    Suspended over the water by stilts looking towards the sunrise, these beautiful villas (140 sq m) are a great choice for those celebrating a special occasion. Outside, they are connected to the island by a timber walkway and have a spacious sun deck with soft armchairs and sofa plus a hammock suspended out over the water for memorable siestas! Inside, there is a living area with sofa and bedroom with double bed and colourful highlights in cerise. The bathroom is half outdoor and has twin vanity basins and a lovely freestanding open-air bath tub. The Water Villa can accommodate a maximum of two adults and two children or three adults.
  • Water Pool Villa

    This exclusive villa (165 sq m) is situated on the eastern side of Kanuhura and is suspended over the water of the lagoon on stilts. It has a large and spacious sun deck, which extends into an overwater private plunge pool and there is an overwater hammock too. There are wooden steps that lead down into the lagoon and the coral garden lies just metres offshore. The sun deck has table and chairs, an armchair with footstool and sun loungers. Inside, there is a comfortable living area with sofa, a double bed and an attractive bathroom, which is half outdoors with an open-air bathtub and twin vanity basins. This villa is suitable for two adults and two children or three adults.
  • Retreat Beach Pool Villa

    This is a tranquil haven with a private plunge pool! Situated on the eastern side of the island and nestling amongst the greenery with direct access to the lagoon and beach, this villa (290 sq m) is truly spectacular. The deck has table and chairs and there is a gazebo with sun loungers. In front of the deck is a gorgeous plunge pool and beyond that, the beach. Inside this lovely thatched villa, there is an attractive living area, with daybeds, a bedroom area with double bed and a half outdoor bathroom with a beautiful open air shower. Outdoors by the shady porch, there are complimentary bikes to use. This villa can accommodate two adults and two children or three adults.
  • Grand Beach Villa

    With 270 sq m, this spacious villa is perfect for families or groups of friends. Traditionally thatched, the villa has a large outdoor deck with table, chairs, comfortable armchairs and sun loungers with stunning views of the sunrise. The villa is surrounded by greenery and has direct access to the beach and lagoon. Inside, there is an attractive living area with large sofa, armchairs, writing desk and separate dining area. There are two bedrooms; one is a double and the other a twin and both have semi open bathrooms with bathtub and open air shower. This villa can accommodate two adults and four children, four adults and two children or five adults. This villa type is also available as a Grand Beach Pool Villa with 250 sq m and its own private pool in front of the deck and wonderful sunset vistas.
  • Retreat Grand Beach Pool Villa

    This villa is luxurious and offers the ultimate in privacy. There are two separate king size double bedrooms which are connected by the spacious outdoor garden which has a beautiful plunge pool, a pergola with day bed, sun loungers and tables and chairs. This accommodation is suitable for families with older children as there is a spacious living area inside too with large sofa, armchairs and dining table. Both bedrooms have a semi open en suite bathroom with a bathtub and open air shower. This villa can accommodate two adults and four children or four adults and two children.
  • Retreat Family Beach Pool Villa

    The ultra spacious family villas offer 620 sqm of opulent space for all the family. With 3 bedrooms, living room, outdoor garden with private veranda and pool and separate spacious bathrooms with open-air shower. Enjoy amenities such as mini bar, Bluetooth Bose sound system, TV, walk-in closets and much more.
  • Sanctuary Pool Villa

    This spacious hideaway overlooks the beach and lagoon and is perfect for a family retreat. With 715 sq m of floor area, inside there are three bedrooms and three bathrooms – two of them semi open with open air showers. In the living area there are sofas, armchairs and a dining area. Outside there is a lovely garden with gazebo and day bed. The large wooden verandah has sun loungers, table and chairs and a hammock plus cooking facilities. The beautiful private pool is very enticing. This stunning villa can accommodate six adults and two children or four adults and four children.
  • Beach Pool Villa

    These 120 sqm opulent villas offer Intimate Island living with the beach directly on your doorstep leading down to the Ocean. Take a soak on your plunge pool or relax on a lounger on your sun deck. The semi-open bathroom features a shower. Villa amenities include guest bikes, coffee and tea making facilities, mini bar and much more.
  • Grand Beach Pool Villa

    Offering upmost privacy, these 250 sqm villas have 2 bedrooms, a spacious living room, outdoor space with veranda and private pool that faces the sunset and a spacious bathroom that opens outdoors with open-air showers. Enjoy amenities such as 2 walk-in closets, gazebo, double day bed, mini bar, Bluetooth Bose sound system, TV and much more.


On your Maldives holiday you can simply relax and soak up the wonderful, natural environment and the stunning views of the beach and lagoon. The Kokaa Wellness Retreat & Spa will certainly help to make you feel like royalty, filled with blissful serenity, this beautiful Spa was voted the World's Best Spa by National Geographic Traveller Magazine. The treatments are inspired by age-old healing traditions from all over the globe.

For those who enjoy working out there is the fitness centre and there are squash and tennis courts as well as group fitness sessions. Water sports are a 'must' in this location and there is a PADI Diving School for those who would like to learn or advance. There is stand up paddle board, jet ski, wind surfing, wakeboarding, water skiing to name but a few! There are instructors on hand if you would like to try any of these for the first time.

If there are children in your group, the Sun Kids Club is fun with a packed agenda, which often means that the children are being taken out and about on the island to experience the stunning Maldives for themselves.


The choice of restaurants at Kanuhura is simply breathtaking as each has its own defined character and an irresistible menu to match! There are two attractive bars for relaxing with a signature cocktail or long cool drink.
  • A Mano

    Situated on the fine white sand, this lovely restaurant has tables inside and out which is particularly lovely as the tables are under the palm trees. Perfect for casual dining, there are food stations and themed buffets which make dining fun.
  • Chef's Herb Garden

    Situated in the luscious vegetable harden, there is just one large dining table for everyone to enjoy and the meals created by the Chefs combine wonderful flavours and aromatic smells. If you would like to try a herbal infusion, one can be prepared for you.
  • Bottega

    Viva Italy! Beautifully styled with long white tablecloths and chairs complemented by deep red, this lovely restaurant offers you truly authentic Italian cuisine and dishes from other parts of the Mediterranean.
  • Veli

    Creative and contemporarily styled Asian fusion cuisine is served in this beachfront restaurant. There is a yakiniku style table and open kitchen plus the chance to enjoy fantastic Tandoori food made in a traditional Indian oven.
  • Drift

    Situated on Kanuhura's own Exclusive Island, this restaurant has a wonderful ambience and the opportunity to enjoy delicious grilled food at small white tables under the stars.
  • Deli

    This is the perfect place if you fancy a good cup of coffee or a light snack, maybe sandwiches or something delicious and sweet like a pastry or an ice cream? Deli can also provide you with a lovely picnic if you want to take a wander along the beach and just relax.
  • Iru

    Watch the stunning sunset at Iru, a casual beach bar with picnic tables, swings, lounge tents and beach rocking chairs. Iru is the perfect place for a sociable afternoon drink.
  • Cowry Club

    The Cowry club is an infinity pool bar serving international cocktails with smooth jazz background music in a tropical setting.


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