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Get an overview of this hotelResort with private beach, full-service spa


Within easy reach of Kanuhura Beach and Kuredu Beach, this Kanuhura resort is on its own private white sand beach. Area attractions also include Palm Island Beach.

Resort Features

Catch some rays on Kanuhura Resort & Spa's private white sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 4 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 100 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, TVs with satellite channels, and comforts like premium bedding and pillow menus. Guests will also find balconies or patios, 24-hour room service, and DVD players.

Renovations & Closures

This property is undergoing renovations from 01 August 2015 until further notice.
This property is closed from 01 April 2016 to 01 October 2016 (dates subject to change).

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Hit the beach and work on your tan in the sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with complimentary cabanas and umbrellas. At Kanuhura Resort & Spa, pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa or have fun in the sun with activities like windsurfing and sailing.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a beach bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury resort also offers a complimentary children's club, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • One meeting room 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Wedding services 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Computer station 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • On private beach 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Library 
  • Nightclub 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Free airport transportation - pickup 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 100 
  • Hair salon 
  • Concierge services 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Beach bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Private bathroom 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • DVD player 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Bidet 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Thin Rah - This beachfront buffet restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

The Olive Tree - This poolside fine-dining restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Veli Cafe - This beach café specializes in Asian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Jehunuhura Island - This beachfront restaurant specializes in barbecue and serves lunch only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Kandu - This beachfront restaurant specializes in seafood and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach and outdoor tennis courts are featured at the resort. An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a steam room and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Water skiing on site 

Spa Services

K-Spa has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 8 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Deep tissue massage 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Male International Airport to the property, which is 35 minutes away via seaplane. To guarantee transfers, guests must contact the property with their flight details at least 72 hours before their expected arrival. Please contact the hotel office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Daily transfer service is offered by Trans Maldivian Airways/Maldivian Air Taxi between 9 AM and 5 PM. Guests arriving or departing outside of these hours are advised to book a local hotel room in Male or Hulhumale via the resort.
Luggage in excess of 20 kg/person may incur a fee, payable to the seaplane company during flight check-in. Guests must pay the seaplane fee at checkout.


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 295.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 370.00
  • Airport shuttle transfer per adult: USD 550 (roundtrip)
  • Transfer service fee per child: USD 310 (roundtrip), (from 2 to 11 years old)
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hotel Name

We should mention

If you require a visa to enter the country, your hotel may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one. To learn more, you can reach out to the hotel via the contact details included on your booking confirmation. The hotel may charge for this assistance, even if you end up cancelling your reservation. All arrangements are solely between the hotel and yourself. Guests must transfer via airplane to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Kanuhura Resort & Spa is listed in the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.
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