Encompassing three private islands – two deserted neighbouring islands and Kanuhura itself – this sublime new retreat is a collaboration with Singapore-based Hotel Properties Limited (HPL), and will adopt the Six Senses brand in late 2022 as a northerly sister to the popular Six Senses Laamu.
The resort will offer 80 private overwater, beach and spacious family villas with sensational sunset and sunrise views. Considered enhancements and renovations are planned over the coming months, including private pools to be built in the overwater villas, new family suites, new dining concepts and a pioneering wellness offering – all with the Six Senses brand’s sustainability ethos in mind.
Below the water, the Lhaviyani Atoll offers over 40 dive sites for exploring the surrounding enchanting marine life. In the coming months, new water sport activities and high-performance equipment will be added in partnership with Ocean Wings Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Ocean Group Maldives, which shares the Six Senses mission of providing the ultimate under- and above-water experiences, while inspiring and educating people about the importance of ocean conservation.
Sustainability reaches far beyond the building design and protecting the local flora and fauna. Projects are in place to support a neighbouring island community with a focus on education and student development.
“Six Senses Kanuhura is a unique opportunity to combine our three best-loved ideals in life: sustainability, wellness and locally themed experiences,” says Six Senses Chief Executive Officer, Neil Jacobs. “By day, your feet will be sandy and your hair salty. By night, surrender to the spa and your skin will be smoothed, your soul will be soothed, and your mood will be as sparkling as your sundowner.”