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Kanuhura Resort

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Aerial View of Kanuhura

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Aerial View of Kanuhura - Kanuhura Resort. Copyright Kanuhura Resort.

Kanuhura is a coral island hideaway in a remote atoll of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean.

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Discover Kanuhura Resort, a secluded and tranquil retreat, a treasured pearl wrapped amid the fantastic blue that is the Indian Ocean created from nature using traditional Maldivian crafts of thatch, timber and stone.

Close by are some of the world's best diving sites, with the outer reef dropping down nearly 2,000 metres. It has a spa, an aerobics studio and gymnasium.

Accommodation is in villas either on the island's coral sand fringe or in a little village on stilts at the end of a wooden pier. 'In-villa' dining is a speciality, providing romantic dinners and special celebrations in the privacy of your villa, or various locations on the island.

Each villa has its own private outdoor area with mesmerising views to the ocean. Extensive use of hand-crafted wood, raffia, bamboo and other natural materials creates an elegant rustic interior befitting the naturally beautiful island surroundings.

Kanuhura provides cuisines of unimaginable variety – food for romance, for relaxation, for the sheer pleasure of company. The dress code when dining at our restaurants is smart casual or island chic. Clothing must be worn over swimwear and gentlemen are kindly requested to wear long pants in the evening.

The resort offers a great variety of activities and sports on land. The ocean provides for the very best in diving, snorkelling, sailing, water-skiing and windsurfing.

The spa also has a fully equipped fitness centre, aerobics studio, spa boutique, and separate steam bath, dry sauna, cold plunge pools and Jacuzzis, for ladies and gentlemen. The spa has eight treatment rooms including four doubles. The outdoor spa pavilion is the ideal setting for massages overlooking the lagoon.

Tropical in climate, the Maldives has two significant seasons; the north-east monsoon, from December to March, is light and fairly dry, while the south-west monsoon, from June to November, occasionally brings brief downpours followed by sunshine.

Google Reviews

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Review date:   August 15, 2018 10:59PM
Review:   Everything was more than wonderful, and my expectations were honestly exceeded, actually paradise in the ground. I was very impressed and welcomed by the staff and we stayed, throughout my stay, smile, respect and honesty in dealing with us.
Author:   aa ss
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   August 16, 2018 1:24AM
Review:   All was very very good. The only thing that was not working is the coffee machine in the room. It was broken (the milk compartment) The rest......only perfection all around
Author:   Jose Arias
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   June 30, 2018 3:36PM
Review:   We had a truly lovely stay at Kanuhura. The staff was friendly and professional, the food was spectacular, the service was amazing, and we had a lot of fun on the island. Kanuhura offers a variety of different water based activities and the trip itself had been an experience that our family won't forget. We would most definitely come and visit here again.
Author:   Kay He
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Review date:   February 19, 2018 4:20PM
Review:   We had a fantastic time. Difficult to fault the resort, service, friendliness and attention to detail. I guess the only one criticism is the food service at the pool bar. It suffers I believe from the distance between the bar and the kitchen.
Author:   Ray coulthard
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Review date:   May 7, 2018 5:30AM
Review:   Expect to get pampered in Kanuhura island, apart from its unparalleled beauty that baffles the visitors, it has a resort of the same name and it comes equipped with luxurious 5-star hotel decor and luxe amenities. Here, you can rejuvenate in the spa the resort provides as well as a private outdoor shower and a personal villa host. If you want to spend family time in fun activities, this island has various such things to do, like diving and snorkeling. You may as well as indulge you kids in a Kids Club where entertaining activities like beach volleyball, tennis, indoor games etc are made available.
Author:   Md Mahbub Hussain
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