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JA Manafaru

Manafaru Island, Haa Alif Atoll, Maldives Islands, Maldives (Show on map)

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"The staff and service were unbelievably good. The location..."

  • Michael, United States
  • August 9, 2015
  • Area: Location: Haa Alif Atoll
  • Rooms : 83

Room Types
Sunrise Water Villa Breakfast
Sunset Water Villa Breakfast
Sunrise Water Villa
Sunset Water Villa
Sunrise Water Villa Half Board
Sunrise Water Villa All Inclusive
Sunset Water Villa Half Board
Sunset Water Villa All Inclusive
Beach Bungalow Breakfast
Beach Bungalow Half Board
Beach Bungalow All Inclusive
Beach Bungalow
One Bedroom Beach Suite Breakfast
One Bedroom Beach Suite
One Bedroom Beach Suite Half Board
One Bedroom Beach Suite All Inclusive


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Features of JA Manafaru

24-hour front desk

24-hour room service

airport transfer



BBQ facilities

business center

coffee shop


currency exchange

express check-in/check-out

family room

laundry service


luggage storage

meeting facilities


poolside bar


room service

safety deposit boxes


shared lounge/TV area


smoking area


Sports and Recreation


children's playground



fitness center


hot tub


kids club


outdoor pool

pool (kids)

private beach




table tennis

tennis courts

water sports (motorized)

water sports (non-motorized)


free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas


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An enchanting and adorable accommodation, JA Manafaru is located in the Haa Alifu Atoll where you can be immersed all day in the heavenly, serene atmosphere in the most northern atoll of Maldives. JA Manafaru boasts amazingly, extravagant rooms while the interior perfectly combines Asian tradition with modern facilities. An architectural masterpiece, JA Manafaru brilliantly blends Maldivian with international interior designs. Relax after a long day by spoiling yourself at the rejuvenating spa at the exclusive sanctuary. For recreational activities, enjoy the resort golf course stimulator or dine at the resort’s superb venues and be captivated by the island’s beauty. Stay at JA Manafaru for a once in a life time experience.
Complimentary value-added activities for all guests irrespective of booking period

- Welcome beverage
- Fresh fruit, delivery daily in the villa
- 24 hour dedicated villa host
- Snorkeling equipment
- Non-motorized watersports include one hour per villa per day of canoeing, windsurfing or catamaran – subject to availability and weather conditions transferable or exchangeable to cash
- 2 bottles of water per villa per day
- Wi-Fi internet across throughout the resort and the villa
- Tea and nespresso facilities in the villa
- Access to kid’s club (some activities are chargeable)
- Recreation ventre and fitness ventre

Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-11 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.

Guests over 11 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Check-In From
02:00 PM

Check-Out Until
12:00 PM

Distance to Airport
320. Km

Number of Bars

Number of Floors

Number of Restaurants

Number of Rooms

Room Voltage

Time to Airport (Minutes)

Year Hotel Built

Year Hotel Last Renovated

Type of Transfer:

Season 1
From 1 September 2014 to 31 December 2015

Type of Transfer: Seaplane
Adult (12 and up) : USD 700 per person per round trip
Child (3- 11.99 years old) : USD 470 per child per round trip.
Infant (0 – 2.9 years) : Complimentary

Please note that to be able to get to the resort on the same day, guests must arrive on international flight before 3:00 PM (Seaplane) Transfer rates subject to change without prior notice.

Maldives booking and transfer info (FAQ)

We look forward to welcoming you to the Maldives!

JA Manafaru Maldives Islands - Food, drink and entertainment The Cellar
Located well under sea level,the Cellar is a whole new world of refined tastes and splendour. It is home to an extensive collection of fine vintages from boutique wineries around the world. With regular wine appreciation sessions and hosted degustation dinners, this is the ideal place for those with discerning tastes.
JA Manafaru Maldives Islands - Food, drink and entertainment White Orchid Restaurant
Known as the dining hub for the resort, Saffron is set over the water offering various dining cuisines while enjoying views of the Indian Ocean. In the morning, discover the delights of a Champagne breakfast. In the evening, this restaurant is transformed with elegance featuring modern Asian Cuisine. Operating time: Morning: 8.00 to 11.00 (upon reservation)Lunch 12:00 to 15:00 Dinner 19:00 to 22:30
JA Manafaru Maldives Islands - Food, drink and entertainment Horizon Lounge
Unwind in this luxurious spot watch the sunset while enjoying innovative homemade sangrias, tapas and sheesha while listening to some lounge music with our Resident DJ.
JA Manafaru Maldives Islands - Food, drink and entertainment Infinity Bar and Pool
This secluded area contains cocktails from the Waldorf Astoria collection served with a wide variety of food. Guests can also enjoy the poolside massages.
JA Manafaru Maldives Islands - Food, drink and entertainment Ocean Grill
This restaurant is known for being the most romantic, set on the beachfront for guests to enjoy. Guests who love unique tasting food or seafood will love thie restaurant.

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Michael R. Couples United States of America, August 9, 2015
Absolutely fantastic!

The staff and service were unbelievably good. The location and property are perfect and impeccable.
We looked at literally every 5 star hotel in the Maldives before selecting JA Manafaru. After spending two weeks in their over the water villa I can sum up the experience in one word: Magic. If you’re looking for the most special place in the world, you've found it. Our 10 year anniversary could not have been any better. Not only one of the most beautiful places we’ve ever been to, but a level of service that makes the Ritz Carlton look like a junior high school warm up. We’ve never felt more taken care of, ever.
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Tony W. Couples Australia, May 27, 2015

The location (one hour by seaplane from Male, giving you ample opportunity to see all the beautiful islands below
If you're looking for a once in a life time stay, get the overwater bungalow and enjoy! We loved almost every aspect of the stay. We were on Half Board which was perfect because we're not big drinkers. (BEWARE: Happy hour "buy one get one free" is PER INDIVIDUAL, not per couple as we thought). They tell me they have added some 'lady sized bikes' to enjoy, which is good, the others were too big. You have your choice of 3 or 4 restaurants for your evening meal which certainly 'dresses it up' and takes it away from the buffet feel., Breakfast is a lovely buffet anyway. Watch out for the mosquitos, the Maldives have Chikungunya which is a very uncomfortable and lengthy mutation of the malaria strain. They ARE spraying for mosquitos, but be safe. I did especially appreciate the lounge at the airport both coming and going as well as a complementary tour of Male since our plane left late at night.
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Alvertos R. Couples Greece, January 24, 2015
Heaven on earth

The island, which is amazing, the great food, and the staff
Fantastic location, fantastic staff, amazing villa, great staff. Overall, excellent!
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Distance to airport:
  • Hanimaadhoo International Airport (37.4 Km)
  • Dharavandhoo Domestic Airport (204.5 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Attentive staff" , "Beautiful view" , "Great spa"

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