Six Senses Kanuhura

Location: Maldives | Maldives

The Maldives: home to crystal blue seas, powder sand beaches, world-class diving and an abundance of sensational resorts, it’s tough deciding where to go. However, with a beach to rival all beaches, an island of astounding natural beauty and a resort offering five-star luxury facilities and services, the award-winning Six Senses Kanuhura makes a terrific choice.
Perfect forCouples and families looking for a slice of Maldives luxury. 
In the knowThe beaches in the Maldives are sensational and in our opinion Six Senses Kanuhura has one of the very best. The spectacular sandy beach has no rocks and fringes crystal-clear turquoise water that is the perfect depth - not too shallow and not too deep.

Recommended for...

  • Beach
  • Family-friendly
  • Food & Wine
  • Hideaway

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Six Senses Kanuhura has an idyllic setting on the remote Lhaviyani Atoll in the Maldives, surrounded by beautiful gardens and pristine beaches. Enjoy laid-back luxury in the heart of tropical paradise, where modern comfort and style meet unparalleled landscapes and warm island hospitality.

Rooms at Six Senses Kanuhura

The beautiful beachfront and overwater villas come with luxurious interiors and thoughtful amenities, combining a tropical island feel with feet-up comfort. They are positioned around the island, to make the most of the sunrise and sunset.

With one to three bedrooms, the villas are suited for all types of guests from couples to families and groups of friends. The interiors offer stylish furniture and light colour palettes which enhance the relaxing ambiance. The large windows and French doors fill the rooms with natural light and provide stunning views of the turquoise ocean. Some of the villas also come with an extra touch of luxury, a private pool.

For guests who desire even more space and privacy, Six Senses Kanuhara offers 12 spacious retreats which provide the utmost sense of exclusivity and benefit from the best sunset views.

Food & Drink

At Six Sense Kanuhura,you'll have a choice of excellent restaurants and bars, serving a variety of global cuisines prepared with the finest locally sourced ingredients.

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at The Market, offering an exquisite selection of freshly cut fruit, all-time classics, healthy juices, fluffy pancakes and aromatic coffee. For lunch choose the Bottega, where traditional Italian recipes are prepared with a contemporary flair, or the poolside Sip & Sand which serves cooked-to-order meat cuts and fish, as well as delectable Japanese specialities. 

Dine in a laid-back beach setting at the Drift, savouring colorful salads, light curries and seafood dishes and in the evening the Sunset Point to admire the iconic Maldivian sunset while enjoying a tropical drink and some light bites. 


Facilities include a large free-from pool and an infinity pool, as well as an irresistible spa (it wouldn’t be the Maldives without a fabulous spa), where you can unwind at the beachside spa pavilion. This haven of tranquillity's treatments are inspired by age-old traditions from around the world and the guests can also enjoy such facilities as a nail bar, a private training studio and a fully equipped gym. 

The youngest guests can also enjoy access to Grow With Six Senses Children’s Club, while teens will love the Teens Club and games room. 

Activities at Six Senses Kanuhura

There is an abundance of activities to choose from - Six Senses Kanuhura offers beach volleyball, floodlit tennis courts, an air-conditioned squash court, table tennis and a games room, as well as yoga and aerobics – and that’s just on land. On the water there are speedboats, canoes and jet-skis. There is a PADI diving centre, to ensure you make the most of the fantastic snorkelling and diving on offer here - this is a chance to see a wide range of marine life, including sea turtles. You could also take a trip around the coast on a luxury catamaran.

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Hotel location

Six Senses Kanuhura is 40 minutes by scenic seaplane from Male International Airport. The hotel has a private lounge at the airport where you can relax between your flights. 

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