JA Manafaru

This is JA Manafaru, where couples can celebrate in paradise and where families can enjoy the spacious multi-bedroom beach villas. Your taste buds will be seduced at seven different restaurants by the exceptional cuisine created from locally produced ingredients. Your soul will be revived with relaxing treatments at the spa, traditional cultural experiences, engaging seaside activities and underwater discoveries designed to create unforgettable memories.

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Location : HA Atoll Distance from Airport : 320km
Transfer by Dhoni / Speedboat : n/a Transfer by Seaplane : 80 mins
Accepted Credit Cards : Visa, Master, AMEX No of Rooms : 83 rooms

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To complement the stunning island beach, our resort also features three main swimming pools, a PADI dive centre, water sports school, spa, wellness pavilion, recreation activities on land, family entertainment area and dedicated kids club.


Beach Bungalow with Plunge PoolStaying in a Beach Bungalow with Plunge Pool is about experiencing pure island cool – just a few leisure steps to the beach and surrounded by tropical greenery. Spread over 150 square metres, the spacious living, seating and sleeping areas connect with nature through the use of dark wood and grey stone.Your open-air bathroom leads to an inviting sundeck, where a plunge pool, daybed and two sun loungers beckon. From the living area you can step onto a wooden deck with outdoor seating, or stroll onto the stunning beach where your own private beach cabana offers shade and inspiring views.Our Beach Bungalows with Plunge Pool can accommodate two adults and one child or three adults and one infant. If required, sleeping arrangements for one child under 12 years or one infant under two years can be organized.Each Beach Bungalow with Plunge Pool also features:

150sqm (1615sqf) – indoor: 45sqm (484sqf) / outdoor: 105sqm (1131sqf).
Complimentary WiFi
Complimentary daily water and fruit
Complimentary non-motorised water sport activity per day
Dedicated host
Private bar
Selection of tea
Flat screen TV and satellite channels
Personal safe
Pillow menu
Portable phone with IDD
Life jacket
24 Hour room service

Sunrise Water Villa with Infinity Plunge Pool

Sunrise over the Indian Ocean is a sight to behold, with a pastel palette gently transforming the dark blue island sky canvas into a masterpiece of colour that is reflected onto the ocean itself. The neutral tones of your Sunrise Water Villa with Infinity Plunge Pool contrast beautifully with this symphony of colour. Vistas across the Indian Ocean can be enjoyed from multiple vantage points in this 110 square metre area with its extensive private deck and infinity plunge pool.

The high ceiling adds to the airy atmosphere and you can observe the exotic marine life through a glass panel in the floor. Along with generous sleeping and lounging space, you also have a partially open-air bathroom with a rain shower and i-Spa bathtub.

Each Sunrise Water Villa with Infinity Plunge Pool also features:

110 sqm (1184sqf) – indoor: 70sqm (753sqf) / outdoor: 40sqm (431sqf)
Complimentary WiFi
Complimentary daily water and fruit
Complimentary non-motorised water sport activity per day
Dedicated villa host
In-villa private bar
Selection of tea
Flat screen TV and satellite channels
Personal safe
Pillow menu
Portable phone with IDD
Life jacket
24 Hour room service

One Bedroom Beach Suite with Private Infinity Pool

Make yourself comfortable in a tropical hideaway by choosing a spacious One Bedroom Beach Suite with Private Infinity Pool of 225 square metres with hand-carved wood furnishings. In addition to a separate bedroom, large living room and outdoor deck with seating, you’ll also have an open-air bathroom with a rain shower and i-Spa bathtub.

The bathroom leads out onto a private sundeck where you can unwind on the daybed, catch some sun on the loungers or refresh with a dip in your private infinity plunge pool. A few steps towards the beachfront will reveal your private beach cabana, an idyllic spot to relax during the day. All suites are on the sunset side of the island.

Each One Bedroom Beach Suite with Private Infinity Pool also features:

225 sqm (1184sqf) – indoor: 80sqm (753sqf) / outdoor: 145sqm (431sqf).
12 suites with plunge pools (Length: 5m / 16.4ft, Width: 2.9m / 9.51ft, Depth: 1.5m / 4.92ft)
Complimentary WiFi
Complimentary daily water and fruit
Complimentary non-motorised water sport activity per day
Dedicated suite host
In-suite private bar
Selection of tea
Flat screen TV and satellite channels
Personal safe
Pillow menu
Portable phone with IDD
Life jacket
24 Hour room service

 

Room amenities: With a choice of six different accommodation options, you can make sure your stay at JA Manafaru matches your idea of a sublime island vacation. From sheltered Beach Bungalows that nestle in tropical growth to Water Villas with expansive ocean views, we have both romantic couple enclaves and spacious family villas. A total of 84 rooms and villas exist in harmony with nature on the island.

World-class dining in the MaldivesFood and travel are inseparable and at JA Manafaru, we take you on a culinary journey across seven world-class dining destinations, guaranteed to tempt even the most sophisticated palate. With three of our restaurants being awarded Wine Spectacular Award of Excellence 2014 for our extensive wine selection and a kaleidoscope of flavours featuring fresh local produce and native spices of the region, you can experience the culture and flavours of the world, on our secluded island hideaway.
Whether you are looking for a romantic beachfront dinner, fresh seafood feast, traditional Maldivian dining experience or poolside snack, you will be spoilt for choice.White Orchid
JA Manafaru Maldives White Orchid Restaurant TerraceExperience the award winning Asian fusion cuisine at White Orchid offering an exotic mix of Chinese, Japanese and Thai speciality dishes and signature creations by our very own Chef Richard Cross, renown as a pioneer of fusion cuisine and a flare for creating exceptional flavours and artistic presentation.Ocean Grill
JA Manafaru Maldives Ocean GrillVisit the beachfront Ocean Grill and feast on exquisite local seafood and delectable meat, freshly prepared on the live grill and seasoned with organic herbs, fresh from our island garden. Enjoy the evening island breeze permeated with delicious scents and fresh flavours for a fabulous dining experience under the stars.Kakuni
JA Manafaru Maldives Kakuni RestaurantStart your day on the island with the ultimate breakfast experience at Kakuni, serving a spectacular breakfast buffet with a gourmet options from across the globe. Our lunch and evening buffets will take you on a culinary adventure featuring International, Maldivian, Land & Ocean themed night selections and fresh local produce from our doorstep.
The Cellar
JA Manafaru Maldives CellarExperience haute cuisine and explore our award winning ‘wine cave’ offering an extensive selection of fine wines from prestigious vineyards around the world. The Cellar is situated two and a half metres below sea level and is a romantic, candlelit, underground haven. Attention all foodies and wine connoisseurs, join our passionate sommelier for a private wine tasting or experience the ultimate The Wine Cellar Dinner, with our internationally rated Chef.Andiamo Bistro and Pool
JA Manafaru Maldives Andiamo Bistro and PoolFor lunch or dinner be transported to the shores of the Mediterranean and enjoy a kaleidoscope of colours, fragrances and flavours with a home-made pizza, pasta and salads, nestled within a lush oasis around the resort pool – bellissimo!Infinity Bar and Pool
JA Manafaru Maldives Infinity Swimming PoolWith seamless views to the horizon, Infinity Pool Bar is the perfect spot to savour a fresh salad, delicious sandwich or light snack, throughout the day.
Horizon LoungeJA Manafaru Maldives Horizon_Lounge TerraceNo visit to JA Manafaru would be complete without taking the time to experience a blissful sunset at Horizon Lounge. Relaxation will come naturally, as you take in the vibrant changing skyline reflected across the pristine waters with one of our signature cocktails in hand.

DIVINGWith the guidance of our experienced, reassuring PADI 5 star dive team, you can discover the extraordinary marine life around the Haa Alif atoll. Comprehensive and multilingual diving courses in nine languages are offered for all diving levels. Novice divers will enjoy gaining confidence in the shallow depths of our house reef, while more experienced divers and underwater photographers can visit some of our favourite local dive sites further afield. Complimentary snorkelling gear is also available.The PADI 5 star dive centre is open from 8.30am to 6pm.Water SportsGet out into the ocean – courtesy of several non-motorised water sports options such as windsurfing, kayaking, stand-up paddling and catamaran sailing. We also offer numerous motorised water-based activities, including jet-skiing, wakeboarding, mono-skiing, knee-boarding and water skiing. Our qualified, friendly instructors at the VDWS certified water sports school can provide essential guidance and refresher courses.

The VDWS certified water sports school is open from 8.30am to 5.30pm.

ChillZone

This destination is a leisure and recreation area for both children and grown-ups.

Adults can spend hours in the simulators while youngsters can enjoy the video games on the X-Box.

Other features include a library with a variety of books and magazines in different languages, table tennis, billiard and a diversified offer of board games.

The fully equipped fitness centre is also located within this complex.

ChillZone is open 24 hours a day and the area is supervised from 9am to 9pm.

 

Seaplane and TransfersThe final step on your journey is your transfer from Maldives International Airport, on the main island of Male, to the idyllic JA Manafaru Resort.Direct Seaplane Transfers
Seaplane MaldivesGuests arriving to Male, will be greeted by a JA Manafaru host and personally escorted directly to their seaplane transfer or to the comfort of the JA Manafaru Guest Lounge. International transfer guests are invited to relax in the JA Manafaru Guest Lounge and enjoy complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, lights snacks and neck and shoulder massage (subject to availability), whilst awaiting seaplane transfers to your island sanctuary. Seaplane transfers to the resort operate twice daily for inbound and outbound transfers and travel time is approximately 75 minutes.Baggage allowances: Adult / child: 20kg luggage plus 5kg hand luggage per person and 10kg allowance for infants.Domestic Transfers
Alternatively, speedboat transfers are available between JA Manafaru and Hamimaadhoo International Airport, to connect with domestic flights to Male International Airport.

Kindly note, all transfers are subject to pre-booking and availability. Please ensure you share your travel plans and full flight details at the time of confirming your booking, ideally seven days in advance, to ensure guaranteed seats and minimum transfer delays.

We look forward to welcoming you soon to JA Manafaru.