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Six Senses Kanuhura Resort

Introducing Six Senses Kanuhura, known to have one of the finest and largest beaches in the Maldives, this laid-back retreat is the ultimate in luxury island living. Embark on an unforgettable journey of relaxation and rejuvenation from their stunning Six Senses Spa to private dining on one of their two deserted private islands. Life here is firmly laid-back on this all-villa hideaway, where tropical gardens sway in the gentle breeze and its pristine white sands blur into the cerulean lagoon. Located in the Lhaviyani Atoll, this slice of the Maldives is particularly known for its marine marvels, with dolphins, manta rays, turtles and whale sharks all found swimming in the 42 dive sites that lie nearby.


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The 91 charming yet sophisticated villas comprise of a mixture of beach and overwater with something to offer everyone. With their two and three bed villas which are perfect for the mini adventurers and their grown-ups to share to villas with their own private pools for romantic honeymooners. Inspired by turquoise lagoon waters and lush tropical nature, the interior colour palette includes marine hues and down-to-earth tones that fully blend with the natural environment. The design is purposely bold, polished over rustic, and resolutely eco-friendly: everything is crafted from local and sustainable materials.


Dining at Six Senses will awaken your taste buds and take you through a culinary journey showcasing flavours from around the world. Breakfast is plentiful with feet in the sand dining at the Market. Bottega’s pizza oven is a new concept for the Italian restaurant along with sharing plates, salads and fresh pastas. We love Sip & Sand for its stunning poolside location offering a hearty lunch in the day but come night, a Japanese twist of Sushi and Sashimi and seafood selections in time for sunset. The Point has a Spanish influence with tapas and nibbles, pull up a seat and watch the chefs prepare and share their tips. Drift is the unique and exceptional experience, located on one of the two private islands, local fish, light curries and fresh herbs from the organic garden is on the menu with only a passing crab for company. It wouldn’t be a Six Senses with out an ice cream and sorbet stop at Scoops.  


Kanuhura has carefully curated adventures and experiences with everyone in mind. There is an array of activities, on land, on the waves, and underwater, for everyone to enjoy. Younger guests from three to 11 years old can discover their creativity or more of the island and marine life at the Grow With Six Senses kids club, which offers fun and educational activities, such as treasure hunts, kids’ yoga and crafts. Families can opt for family cooking classes, watersports lessons, or private beach dining, spending quality time together. The Island Hideout is a place for teenagers to sit back, relax and enjoy games with their peers, in a space specially designed for them. Couples can enjoy romantic and intimate moments with a cinema under the stars experience or a dolphin cruise with canapes and drinks on board.


Six Senses Kanuhura Hotel offer plenty of luxury experiences that make for an indulgent and unforgettable honeymoon:

  • Romantic Ovewater Villas: Enjoy your stay in a private, intimate overwater villa with stunning views with direct access to the stunning azure waters.
  • Candlelit Dinners: Make dinners special with romantic dinners on the beach, complete with personalised menus.
  • Spa Treatments for Two: Indulge in couples' spa treatments or massages in Kanuhura's serene spa environment.
  • Sunset Cruises: Take a cruse via a private boat or catamaran at sunset, for a once-in-a-lifetime picturesque experience.

Six Senses Kanuhura has plenty more to offer, including champagne and chocolates upon arrival which are sure to set the romantic tone! Get in touch with our holiday experts to learn more today. 


Six Senses Kanuhura offers a variety of amenities and activities for families and children such as:

Kids’ Club: The resort’s Grow With Six Senses Children’s Club provides an array of activities suitable for children of all ages, including crafts, beach and pool games!

Family Activities: Families can bond over activities such as family cooking classes, water sports lessons, or private beach dining, allowing for quality time together.

Crafted experiences can also be tailored to suit small and large families alike, including family picnics or private cinema screenings, along with various classes and sessions that can be enjoyed as a group, such as cooking classes, catamaran sailing classes, and paper making sessions at the Earth Lab.

The resort also offers five restaurants and two bars, an extensive dive and water sports center, an overwater spa and gym, tennis courts, and a badminton court.

Get in touch today to learn more about why Six Senses Kanuhura could be perfect for your next family holiday!

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Is Kanuhura all-inclusive?

Yes, Kanuhura does offer all-inclusive. There are also half board and full board meal plan options as well.

Where is Kanuhura located?

Kanuhura can be found in the Lhaviyani Atoll towards the north-east of the Maldives island chain.

How do you get to Kanuhura?

You can reach Kanuhura via a 40-minute seaplane from the main Maldivian island gateway of Malé.

Does Kanuhura have a house reef?

Unfortunately, there isn't a house reef at Kanuhura but if you're a keen diver there is plenty here for you, with 42 dive sites close by where you can swim with manta rays, whale sharks, turtles and dolphins amid fluorescent coral.

How big is Kanuhura?

At one kilometre long and 200m wide, Kanuhura is on one of the biggest resort islands in the Maldives. Despite this, there are only 80 villas spread across it, with 60 on land and the other 20 located overwater. Kanuhura also has two other islands (Jehunhura and Masleggihura), both deserted, you can visit.


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