Six Senses Kanuhura

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Why you'll love it here

  • Enjoy easy access to one of the largest beaches in the Maldives
  • Stay in luxury villas built from sustainably sourced materials
  • Dive in the extensive free-form swimming pools located just steps from the beach
  • Explore the nearby lagoon where the vibrant reef protects resident turtles and marine life

Best For

  • Honeymoon, Family, Teens (13+)

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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Spreading across three private islands in the most pristine corner of Lhaviyani Atoll, Six Senses Kanuhura is the pinnacle of paradise. One of the Maldives' finest beaches can be found here, along with an array of incredible experiences, from sunset cruises to scuba diving, that let you embrace the beautiful setting.

Accommodations at Six Senses Kanuhura are a testament to extravagance. From the Overwater Pool Villas granting direct ocean access, to the Beach Pool Villas cocooned in lush foliage, each retreat melds traditional Maldivian aesthetics with contemporary comfort. Couples, families and large groups are all welcome.

Renowned for holistic wellness, the resort's spa delivers transformative treatments and personalised yoga sessions. Its commitment to sustainability shines through coral restoration projects and energy-efficient practices. October to December marks manta ray season, when you can see them on Fushifaru Thila, just a 10-minute speedboat ride from the jetty. From October to November, or April to May, you can watch turtles hatching on the beach, delicately handled by a marine biologist.

Culinary enthusiasts will relish the hotel’s diverse dining options, covering everything from fluffy pancakes and freshly squeezed juices at The Market to fresh sushi at Sip & Sand. Private dining on secluded sandbanks or deserted islands elevates the sense of exclusivity.

Six Senses Kanuhura thrives on curated adventures, inviting you to explore coral reefs, partake in water sports, or unwind by the infinity pool. Be it marine exploration, in-villa dining, or intimate cooking classes, the resort crafts unforgettable memories.

Six Senses Kanuhura has 91 villas, with options to reside on the beachfront or above the Maldives Island lagoon. Wherever you’re settled, the interiors are deeply sophisticated and can accommodate couples, families, and groups of friends. Each villa features an outdoor deck so you can make the most of the stunning ocean views.

Beach Villa

Beach Villa

The Beach Villas reside in a truly magical setting, shrouded in the Maldives rich greenery, rolling out onto the turquoise lagoon and the white sand beach. Designed for couples, enjoy a bedroom, a separate living area, an outdoor bathroom immersed in nature, and an outdoor deck with a seating area for your shared relaxation.
Beach Villa with Pool

Beach Villa with Pool

Offering the same luxury features as the Beach Villa, these villas also include a private pool. Take a relaxing early morning swim, or bathe in the comforting waters as you watch the sunset over the ocean just a few metres away.
Deluxe Beach Villa with Pool

Deluxe Beach Villa with Pool

The Deluxe Beach Villas sit on the beautiful Maldives beachfront, staring out towards the sea. Enjoy lavish spaces designed for two, including a stylish bedroom, and a living and dining area. Outside, you’ll find a private pool, a glass-enclosed private dining deck with views of the ocean, and an outdoor shower.
Deluxe Beach Villa Suite with Pool

Deluxe Beach Villa Suite with Pool

Tucked away in complete seclusion, the private Deluxe Beach Villa Suites offer a private pool and shaded pool terrace with a dining and sitting area. Enjoy precious moments together as a couple, overlooking the ocean.
Two Bedroom Beach Villa with Pool

Two Bedroom Beach Villa with Pool

The Two Bedroom Beach Villas are designed for families to enjoy spacious living spacious in stunning surroundings. Spread out across two independent bedrooms, separated by a private pool and pool deck, and two bathrooms. The villa has private access to the beach.
Two Bedroom Beach Villa Suite with Pool

Two Bedroom Beach Villa Suite with Pool

A step up from the Two Bedroom Beach Villa, these suites offer a slightly larger pool for the family to enjoy at 40 square metres. Take a relaxing swim together, or chill out on the private pool deck, which includes a comfortable dining and seating area.
Three Bedroom Beach Villa Suite with Pool

Three Bedroom Beach Villa Suite with Pool

The Three Bedroom Beach Villa Suites include an extra bedroom for larger families or groups of up to six friends. Enjoy a spacious pool, a private pool deck, and an outdoor rainfall shower that immerses you in the Maldives’ tropical beauty.
Water Villa with Pool

Water Villa with Pool

Get up close to the ocean with a stay in the Water Villa, a stilted retreat perched above the Kanuhura Lagoon. This luxury oasis includes an outdoor rain shower, a private pool, and an outdoor relaxing platform offering uninterrupted views of the ocean.
Family Water Villa with Pool

Family Water Villa with Pool

This villa is the perfect escape for families, setting you in a heavenly setting above the turquoise lagoon waters. Together, enjoy a large private pool, a shaded outdoor dining area for meals in front of the ocean sunset, and an outdoor relaxing platform with sun loungers.
Two Bedroom Water Villa with Pool

Two Bedroom Water Villa with Pool

Featuring two bedrooms, this overwater villa offers plenty of space for a family escape. Swim lengths of the extensive infinity pool, dine together in the shaded outdoor dining area, and watch the sunset from the outdoor relaxing platform.
Beach Retreat with Pool

Beach Retreat with Pool

Residing on the beach, this lavish retreat welcomes families to a space of luxury, flooded with sunlight. Designed for families, you can share a huge private pool, a private pool deck with a dining and seating area, and stylish interiors. Enjoy private access to the beach, too.
Family Beach Retreat with Pool

Family Beach Retreat with Pool

Relax in style as a family at this beautiful Beach Retreat, featuring a private pool, and pool deck with a dining and seating area. Its interiors are incredibly spacious, and outside, the property leads out directly onto the beach, offering unparalleled views of the ocean.
Two Bedroom Beach Retreat with Pool

Two Bedroom Beach Retreat with Pool

Escape with family or friends to the Two Bedroom Beach Retreats. Heavenly interiors lead out onto a huge private pool, a private pool deck with a comfortable dining and seating area, and direct access to the beach.
Three Bedroom Beach Reserve

Three Bedroom Beach Reserve

Bring the family or a group of up to six friends to this incredibly spacious retreat settled on the beach. With a huge private pool, a private pool deck, and sophisticated interiors, you can simply kick back, relax and enjoy each other’s company in paradise.
The Market

The Market

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and evening meal on the beach at The Market. A generous display awaits on the shore each morning, offering freshly cut fruit, healthy juices, pancakes, and piping hot coffee. In the evening, the spread is equally bountiful, bringing you an array of dishes from Southeast Asia, India, and Japan.

Bottega

Bottega

Bottega is in an intimate Italian restaurant, enveloped by the intoxicating, homemade scents emitting from its impressive pizza oven. Relish all the Italian classics, from homemade sourdough pizzas to rich pasta sprinkled with fresh herbs from the garden, and colourful salads. Pair your dish with a fine Mediterranean wine, Italian aperitivos, or a classic cocktail.

Drift

Drift

Enjoy sizzling seafood, crunchy salads and tasty curries at Drift. Dining by the sea, every moment is magical, and complemented by locally-sourced, organic flavours. 

Sip & Sand

Sip & Sand

Set beside the pool, this stylish Japanese restaurant offers tasty lunch dishes to elevate your day in the water. Enjoy sushi, sashimi, tempura, fresh and salty seafood, and charcoal-grilled meats. Refreshing drinks flow from the bar, with cocktails and freshly squeezed juices mastered by the expert bartenders.

The Point

The Point

The Point brings sensational Spanish dishes to one of Kanuhura’s most beautiful beaches. Soak up the views as you savour tapas and nibbles to share with the family. The wine bar boasts some of the finest labels from around the world, the perfect complement to the menu. All of the ingredients are locally sourced, arriving from the local fisherman and farmers, while herbs are handpicked from the hotel’s organic garden. For an interactive experience, pull up a stool at the counter and watch the chefs in action.

Sunset Point

Sunset Point

Climb up to the rooftop to dine among the sweeping skies above the hotel. You can indulge in light bites or hearty lunches as you gaze over the Lhaviyani Atoll rolling out below. At cocktail o’clock, the resident in-house DJ takes to the decks, and brings the ambiance for the ultimate sundowner experience in the Maldives.

Scoops

Scoops

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, Scoops is for you. Try a range of delicious ice creams and sorbets, as well as baked cakes, cookies or, for a vitamin boost, a freshly squeezed juice packed with fruits and veggies.

Spa

Nestled in the captivating beauty of the Maldives, the Six Senses Kanuhura Spa is a haven of holistic well-being. With a fusion of luxury and nature, it presents Ayurvedic therapies, revitalizing massages, rejuvenating facials, and traditional Maldivian treatments, tailored to your needs. Try some yoga sessions and wellness workshops too to enrich your experience.

Kids’ Activities

At Six Senses Kanuhura, young adventurers are in for a treat. The Maldives resort offers a range of engaging kids' opportunities, including exciting marine biology activities, guided snorkeling tours to explore the vibrant coral reefs, and educational sessions about the local ecosystem. Creative workshops teach traditional crafts, while treasure hunts and beach games add to the fun. The "Junior Marine Biology" program allows children to learn about marine life conservation through interactive experiences, fostering a deep connection with nature in this tropical paradise.

Active Adventures & Watersports

The resort presents a dynamic aquatic playground, offering unforgettable experiences for water enthusiasts of all levels. Explore the crystal-clear waters through snorkelling adventures, guided by marine experts. Glide atop the waves with windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, or stand up paddleboarding. Discover vibrant coral reefs and marine life with an expert-led diving session. Thrill-seekers can engage in jet skiing and wakeboarding. Back on land, you can enjoy volleyball, football, badminton, table tennis, tennis, and squash. Fishing enthusiasts can make the catch of the day with some early morning fishing, sunset fishing, or big game fishing.

Special Experiences

With so much beauty surrounding your stay at Six Senses Kanhura, there’s an array of experiences available to help you make the most of it. Cruise on a private catamaran for a castaway lunch on the shores of Jehunuhura, the hotel’s private deserted island. To make your own feast, try a cooking class, and learn how to prepare delicious cuisine like the hotel’s gourmet wonders. In the evening, enjoy a candlelit dinner for two on the hushed beachfront, take a sunset dolphin cruise across the calm waters, or watch a film outdoors under the stars.

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  • Time zone: +5 GMT
  • Flight time: 8 hours, 30 minutes
  • Currency: Rufiyaa, US dollar
  • Tipping guideline: A 10% service tax is added to most restaurant bills
  • Health considerations: No major health risks
  • Capital: Malé
  • Population: 521,021 (2023)
  • National languages: Dhivehi, English
  • Electricity and plugs: D/G - 230v, 50Hz
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good
  • UK passport visa requirements: 30-day visa required on arrival

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