Kanuhura Maldives: Exceeding Expectations 12 Years On
Even 12 years after its birth, Kanuhura never lost its place in the luxury market. in 2012, Kanuhura, a Sun Resorts property in the Maldives, was awarded the most coveted ‘World Best Luxury Private Island Resort’ commendation at the World Luxury Hotel Awards Gala Ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur. Kanuhura was developed, opened and managed by core 365playground members and was the first Maldivian One&Only property, opened during a time when the majority of travelers barely knew the Maldives existed and One&Only itself was a new and unknown brand.
Already a lauded 5-way star property, Kanuhura, a member of the prestigious ‘The Leading Hotels of the World’, won the award, competing against some of the world’s finest island properties.
In the words of Marinique de Wet, Executive Manager of the world Luxury Hotel Awards,
“Kanuhura stands out among other hotels of the Maldives, one of the most preferred destinations for upmarket international travelers, as an indigenous and elegant hideaway with a contemporary feel and stylish service. The island boasts unrivalled natural beauty and offers natural aesthetic features with uncompromising five star luxury facilities and services. Famed for its laid-back luxury and authentic Maldivian charm, the resort offers the highest standards of accommodation, service and culinary experience.
You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world, but it takes dedicated and passionate people to make it happen and establish unique characteristics that differentiate outstanding service oriented hotels from mediocre ones. Kanuhura has definitely demonstrated to be above its competitors.”