KANUHURA Closed for Renovation Reopening in July 2016
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    At the heart of an atoll of the Maldives


    KANUHURA Closed for Renovation Reopening in July 2016
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    At the heart of an atoll of the Maldives


    KANUHURA Closed for Renovation Reopening in July 2016
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    At the heart of an atoll of the Maldives


    KANUHURA Closed for Renovation Reopening in July 2016
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    At the heart of an atoll of the Maldives


    KANUHURA Closed for Renovation Reopening in July 2016
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    At the heart of an atoll of the Maldives


    KANUHURA Closed for Renovation Reopening in July 2016
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    At the heart of an atoll of the Maldives

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Restaurants and Bars

Four restaurants to choose from at Kanuhura

With its four Maldivian restaurants, Kanuhura provides cuisines of unimaginable variety for its guests and benefits from years of experience in fine dining.

In a luxury Maldives hotel, you can expect the best; Kanuhura’s restaurants are no exception and offer a variety of flavours allowing residents to choose what they would like to eat.

The dress code when dining at our restaurants is simple: casual or tropical chic. Gentlemen are asked to wear long trousers at dinner and clothing must be worn over swimwear.

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, with dishes prepared in front of them by our talented chefs in the open kitchens.

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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.

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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 include; pasta, salads and grilled meats.

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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.

This heavenly setting will create unforgettable memories...

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.

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An impressive range of Rosé and Pinot Grigio wines complement this truly Italian experience at Kanuhura.

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.

Open for dinner only, closed on Sundays

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Under the whispering palms of a Maldives island

Candlelit romance on the shores of the Indian Ocean sets the tone for Veli Café, open 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.

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Jehunuhura Island 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.

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In the evening, the island hosts private parties or romantic hideaways for two.

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.

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In-Villa dining

Breakfast, light lunches, romantic dinners or special celebration events can be organised in the privacy of your Kanuhura villa.

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Bars and Nightlife

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.

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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.

The interior is furnished with inviting, cosy seating and windows wide-open to the sunshine.

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 this is a prime location for watching the sunset on your holiday in the Maldives.

Lava Lounge

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.

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