In a luxury Maldives hotel, you can expect the best; Kanuhura’s restaurants offer panoply of flavours which allows residents to choose what they would like to eat.
Thin Rah, the Main Restaurant at your Maldives Hotel
The buffet in this Maldivian restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner.
Themed evenings allow guests to discover new flavours, in dishes prepared in front of them by our chefs in open kitchens, during their holiday at Kanuhura.
A Maldivian restaurant with a sea view
Thin Rah is a large airy Maldivian restaurant with its fold-back louvered windows, immense thatched roof with inverted funnels letting in the light and air, and outdoor eating area with sand floor and view of the main pool and lagoon, serving the best of European and Asian cuisine for breakfast and dinner.
Dine under the stars in the Maldives
As well as the extensive outdoor seating for dining with your feet in the sand, Thin Rah has three open-sided indoor pavilions.
The central buffet area has a contemporary-rustic Indian element, offering Asian grills and Middle Eastern fare ranging from regional curries and wok-fried noodles to couscous.
Flowing into a Mediterranean theme, the rear seating area boasts a spectacular free-standing temperature-controlled wine display holding more than 800 bottles of specially selected wines and champagnes.
Both areas of this Maldives restaurant feature hand-blown glass screen sculptures under the peaked thatched roofs.
International flavours in a Maldives restaurant
Nightly international buffets with live cooking stations offer an array of cuisines: Maldivian, Indian, Indonesian, Japanese, Oriental, Italian and Continental European.
The breakfast buffets are a delight in their size and variety, with eggs, omelettes, pancakes and waffles freshly cooked to order, and a daily selection of more than 15 different breads and pastries.
Your taste buds will not want your holiday in this luxury Maldives hotel to end!
Olive Tree, Kanuhura’s Mediterranean Restaurant
This à la carte restaurant presents a wide range of Mediterranean dishes for lunch and dinner.
The Olive Tree has a pizza oven. Other specialities; pasta, salads and grilled meats are also proposed.
Mediterranean cuisine at this Maldives restaurant
The Mediterranean-influenced à la carte Olive Tree restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. ‘Cuisines of the sun’ are offered for lunch, including light salads, fresh gnocchi and pasta, grills, and classic and creative pizza wraps inspired by the flavours of southern Italy.
Dine in the magical atmosphere of a Maldives restaurant
Poolside open-air tables and a breezy interior offer shady refuge by day, while in the evening an intimate atmosphere is created when the lights dim and candlelight glimmers.
An Italian experience in your Maldives hotel
An open pizza oven, fresh handmade pasta and chef’s specialities make for a tempting menu.
Reminiscent of true Italian style, Olive Tree’s dessert menu revolves around fabulous home-made ‘Gelataria’ ice cream.
Veli Café: The romance of a Maldives restaurant
Set on a deck above one of the superb beaches on this Maldives island, this is one of the most romantic spots on Kanuhura. Aromatic Asian fusion specialities include the freshest catch from the Indian Ocean served for dinner.
The atmosphere of this charming Maldives restaurant is particularly appreciated by couples on Honeymoon in the Maldives for its breathtaking views.
Under the whispering palms of a Maldives island
Candlelit romance on the shores of the Indian Ocean sets the tone for Veli Café, open for lunch and dinner, with its elegantly decorated timber tables and chairs set amidst the palm trees on the beachside deck.
Guests can take in the mesmerising lights of myriad stars while indulging in an array of unique desserts inspired by the flavours of the region.
This restaurant will be the gastronomic highlight of your Maldives holiday at Kanuhura.
Fusion food in a Maldives restaurant
At Kanuhura, an extensive choice of carefully selected crisp or fruity wines make the perfect accompaniment to an array of some of the chef’s personal creations using fresh seafood from the Maldivian atolls fused with spices, pickles and sauces and Thai components to form a delectable Asian fusion cuisine at this Maldives restaurant.
Jehunuhura Island restaurant on a Maldives islet
Jehunuhura is a private island getaway just a short boat trip over the turquoise waters of this Maldives lagoon from the hotel. The island offers guests a relaxing retreat from the heat of the afternoon sun with luxury picnic hampers for lunch.
Couples who have chosen to spend their Honeymoon in the Maldives and others in search of a romantic retreat can dine on the shores of the Indian Ocean.
Kandu, Kanuhura’s desert island restaurant
‘Kandu’ is another restaurant set on Jehunuhura, Kanuhura’s own private Robinson Crusoe-like island. Kandu means “blue sea” in Divehi.
This exciting new outlet, the first restaurant to be set on a private islet in the Maldives, enables guests to discover a totally new concept of Grill restaurant on a tiny getaway island a few minutes away by boat transfer from Kanuhura.
Breakfast, light lunches, romantic dinners or special celebration events can be organised in the privacy of your Kanuhura villa.
Handhuvaru Bar, cocktails in a Maldives bar
Sit back, relax and enjoy cool drinks, cocktails and light snacks throughout the day by the poolside or in the shade of the bar.
This is the place to be for sunset cocktails during your holiday at Kanuhura.
An exotic Maldives bar
The spacious, partly sand-floored Handhuvaru Bar on the other side of the pool from the two main restaurants has a distinctive Maldivian atmosphere and has been dressed with comfortable over-sized daybeds and chairs both in and outdoors, by the pool and on the beachfront.
Kanuhura, exotic originality
This Maldivian bar serves a selection of sumptuous chilled smoothies enhanced with frozen fruit purees, vitamin boosters made with fresh juices and uniquely flavoured iced teas, as well as a full menu of creative cocktails and a selection of Cuban and Dominican cigars.
The Kanuhura Pool & Bar Menu offers all-day dining from traditional favourites to sushi bento boxes.
Maldivian sunsets at Handhuvaru lounge bar
A selection of board and card games is available.
The evenings are relaxed and chilled out with hookah pipes, dancing candlelight and live music, and this is a prime location for watching the sunset on your holiday in the Maldives.
Enjoy your evening at the Maldivian Moodhu Lounge bar with aperitifs and canapés or after dinner drinks with the sound of the sea and breeze in the palm trees while watching the stars suspended in the clear Maldives skies.
Lava Lounge at Kanuhura hotel can be used as a private movie cinema with popcorn, for watching big-screen sporting events during major world competitions, or as a conference and meeting room (for up to 50 people, theatre-style).
A range of audio-visual equipment is available.
The Maldives’ first nightclub is hidden away at the far end of the island so as to preserve the calm atmosphere that reigns on Kanuhura. The club is located next to the Veli Café and behind the water sports centre, far from the nearest Beach Villa, and is an enclosed venue, keeping the sound in as much as possible and the temperature down for the dancers.
The decor theme is Maldivian, with the long, curving bar decorated with branches of coral, the walls swimming with fish and reefscenes; while the music listing is international with current hits and old favourites expertly mixed.
Enjoy your holiday experience at this Maldives hotel into the early hours.