JA Manafaru

| Haa Alifu Atoll, Maldives
Ja Manafaru suite family room, Maldives
Ja Manafaru water villa, Maldives
Ja Manafaru White Orchid dining venue, Maldives
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JA Manafaru offers luxurious beach villas and over-water suites with private outdoor pools, decks, and stunning vistas. All 84 well-appointed villas and suites feature spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. Private bathrooms include Elemis amenities and a relaxing rain shower, and suites have spa bathtubs. Facilities include WiFi, a dedicated villa host, minimum 40-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels and IPTV system, Nespresso coffeemaker, a wide selection of teas, air conditioning, minibar, wine cooler, personal safe, phone with IDD, life jacket, and 24-hour room service.

With seven world-class dining outlets, guests can enjoy delicious Asian fusion cuisine at White Orchid or fresh seafood and steaks at Ocean Grill restaurant. Kakuni offers a sumptuous breakfast and themed dinner buffets with Maldivian cuisine, while pizzas, pastas, and salads are served at the Italian-inspired Andiamo Bistro & Pool restaurant. Enjoy delectable appetizers and sandwiches with Indian Ocean views at the Infinity Bar and Pool, or watch the sunset with original cocktail creations at Horizon Lounge. An extensive collection of fine wines are served in The Cellar, an underground wine cave.

Exciting activities at the resort include water sports, snorkeling safaris, big game and trolling fishing, a PADI dive centre, rejuvenating treatments at Calm Spa & Salon, romantic castaway experiences on a deserted island 10 minutes away by boat, and private dining options. Kids are entertained at the Coolzone kids’ club, complete with a children’s pool, sun loungers, indoor games, outdoor programs, and supervision.
Hotel Address:
  • JA Manafaru
  • Manafaru Island
  • Haa Alifu Atoll
  • Maldives
Location Summary
JA Manafaru is situated on a 35-acre private island with a soft, white sandy beach on the northern-most Haa Alif atoll. It is accessible via a 75-minute seaplane flight from Male International Airport.

Directions to Hotel
The journey to JA Manafaru from Male and the International Airport can be made by 69-minute seaplane, or by 45-minute domestic flight and 40-minute speedboat. Transfers are booked once a reservation is made.
Note Bene
ChillZone is a leisure and recreation area for children and grown-ups. Features include an X-Box, golf simulators, library with a variety of books and magazines in different languages, table tennis, billiards, and a selection of board games.
Banquets & Meetings
Whether your vision is a traditional wedding ceremony, an intimate Maldivian blessing or a renewal of vows on a private castaway island with family and friends, JA Manafaru can create the perfect event for you.
Fine Dining on Site
The resort offers seven world-class dining destinations, guaranteed to tempt even the most sophisticated palate. Three of the restaurants have won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2014.
Fitness Center
The Wellness and Fitness studio offers a selection of cardio and strength training equipment and a variety of private or group wellness classes.
High Speed Internet
All villas and venues are equipped with WiFi.
Child Programs
Kids can enjoy the CoolZone facilities including their own children's pool complete with kid's sun loungers and daily indoor and outdoor supervised activity programs for children from 3 to 12 years. The dedicated team of associates are trained by Worldwide Kids Co., the leaders in hotel childcare. Babysitting, baby equipment, and a children’s menu are available on request.
Pool, Outdoor
There are three swimming pools on Manafaru island.
Spa Facility
Calm Spa offers a sophisticated collection of aromatherapy massages and treatments.
Tennis Courts on Site
Tennis courts available, as well as rackets and balls.
Ja Manafaru is on a private island and offers acres of stunning beach.
Fishing - Ocean
Big game fishing, trolling fishing, and traditional Maldivian fishing.
Jet Skiing
The Watersports Centre offers a wide range of activities including kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, wind surfing, and catamaran rental or lessons.
Scuba Diving
The unchartered waters of the Haa Alif atoll can be explored with the guidance of the experienced PADI 5 star dive team. The House Reef is the perfect place for non-swimmers and novice divers to gain confidence in the water. For more experienced divers and underwater photographers, exquisite local dive sites teeming with marine life await discovery.
Beach volleyball.
At the Watersports Centre.
Recommended Rooms
For a more luxurious retreats, the Grand Water Two Bedroom Suite with Private Infinity Pool with its exclusive position at the tip of the water villas is perfect for a family or group of friends. This elegant, luxury haven of 350 square meters features an octagonal roof with thatch detail and breezy relaxation spaces.

Guest Review Highlights


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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
  • - Fine Dining on Site
  • - Fitness Center
  • - High Speed Internet
  • - Child Programs
  • - Pool, Outdoor
  • - Spa Facility
  • - Tennis Courts on Site
Available Activities
  • - Beach
  • - Boating
  • - Dining
  • - Ecological Tourism
  • - Fishing - Ocean
  • - Jet Skiing
  • - Jogging & Running
  • - Sailing
  • - Scuba Diving
  • - Shopping
  • - Volleyball
  • - Water Skiing
  • - Windsurfing

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