JA Manafaru, Maldives

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Romantic Dreams in a Tropical Island Paradise. Experience an idyllic island escape in the secluded sanctuary of JA Manafaru, Maldives. In the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean lies a tropical Maldives resort. Blending the serenity of the Maldives with three dining venues as well as additional In-villa and Destination Dining offerings. There are also extensive leisure activities, ​and exotic spa and wellness facilities.

  • 11 Fantastic Dining Options
  • Amazing Spa & Facilities
  • Butler Service
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Fantastic Spa
  • Fitness Center
  • Kids Club
  • Private Island Resort
  • Water sports


At JA Manafaru there are beach and water villas, some more multiple bedrooms:

Beach Villa with Private Pool

Beach front pool Villa surrounded by tropical greenery, just a few steps to the pristine beach and your private beach cabana. Cosy living areas, with open-air bathroom leading to an inviting sundeck, a pool, daybed and sun loungers in the garden as well as on the beach. Enjoy the breeze while dining al fresco in your private beach dining cabana.

Sunrise Water Villa with Infinity Pool

Wake up to the Indian Ocean Sunrise at is emerges on the horizon and watch the ocean below your villa reflect the morning glow from your sun deck. Truly connect with nature diectly from your villa or watch in comfort from the glass floor panel. Refresh body and mind in your own infinity pool or lounge in the deck with the most magical of vistas.

Sunset Water Villa with Infinity Pool

Our Sunset Water Villa showcases magnificent sunset views over the water. It has direct access from the villa to the abundance of marine life found in the ocean below from your sun deck. Enjoy up-close observations of diverse ocean life through a glass panel in the floor, refresh in the infinity pool and unwind in luxurious interiors.

Deluxe Beach Villa with Family Private Pool

A tropical hideaway with an abundance of private space just steps away from the island’s pristine beach. Sink into your private pool and enjoy the tropical surroundings where you can de-stress in the comfort and privacy of your own island garden.

Two Bedroom Ocean Residence with Family Infinity Pool

Perfectly perched at the tip of the longest water villas pier and right at the edge of the island’s reef, marvel at the expansive views of the Indian Ocean’s turquoise waters and two uninhabited islands. The lavish living area opens to reveal an inviting pool and an outdoor sundeck with direct access to the ocean. Both bedrooms allow for either sunrise or sunset views for the best of both worlds.

Two Bedroom Beach Residence with Family Pool and Private Pool

Perfect for family or friends travelling together, settle into lavish island living in this two-storey beach residence with its very own couples’ spa pavilion with private steam room & sauna. Through the private courtyard, the airy living area opens to reveal a spectacular oversized family garden pool bordered by an enlarged sundeck completed with daybeds, outdoor lounge, dining space and direct access to the beach.

Three Bedroom Island Residence with Family Pool and Private Pool

This luxurious and multi award winning two-storey residence offers three bedrooms, two spectacular pools and private spa pavilion with both steam room & sauna, allowing you to relax in complete privacy. Perfect for a large group of family or friends or just for couples who want space, the villa offers ample in-door and out-door areas to ensure the most relaxed island living experience possible.


JA Manafaru is an All Inclusive hotel and has 3 main restaurants as well as two bars for some fantastic cocktails.

White Orchid Lounge

The ideal space for relaxing mid-afternoon for Afternoon Tea and onwards to ensure the perfect position to watch the sun go down and enjoy sundowners or a lighter supper option by sampling the never ending selection of simple street food and easy eating dishes created for lounge style dining. This overwater space also serves as our late bar offering the chance to sit under the stars after dinner listening to the mindfulness of the lapping waves beneath you.

Ocean Grill

A wide selection of local and Indian Ocean Seafood cooked in the show kitchen in the centre of the restaurant. Choose a great steak or some fresh fish or lobsters, caught within the atoll and delivered by our local fisherman. Supplements may apply for some dishes.


Sitting on the deck looking out to the Ocean beyond, on the sand terrace or under the vaulted ceiling this space offers a myriad of choices to enjoy drinking and dining that work around your time frame and style. This easy space is the primary all day ‘World Dining’ venue in the property. Chill out with a coffee or glass of wine on return from fun at water sports or from off island experiences or dine all day from our eclectic Eurasian Menus, taking inspiration from around the globe, while favouring naturally our traditional cuisine found here in Maldives, followed by the rest of the Indian Ocean and Asia. Within a stone’s throw of our Guest Experience Pavilion and our Water sports and Excursion base, with Calm Spa Sanctuary in proximity, Kakuni is the perfect place to meet up with family and friends in the Hub of the island. Supplements may apply for some dishes.

Infinity Pool & Bar

This open space is perfect for sun worshipers who want to alternate between the Indian Ocean or the beautiful Infinity Pool. Light poolside beverages are offered throughout the day and remains open until the sun begins to set. Although not a restaurant by arrangement a light, Picnic Hamper offering can be provided for those who simply cannot pull themselves away from their lounger.

Andiamo Bistro and Pool

Mediterranean inspired Bistro, set within a lush oasis around the resort’s main swimming pool open for lunch and afternoon dining until early evening. Ideal for all day dining until evening supper for couples and families as needed.

The Cellar

The perfect ‘Dining by Design’ experience in Maldives first and still deepest sub-terranean wine cave. Open by prior arrangement for a special occasion or paired wine dining or even a wine tasting.



Laugh as you try to snap the ultimate stand-up paddleboard picture. Watch the dolphins swim by, kayak into the horizon and sail a catamaran. How about a guided snorkeling safari or Diving in one of the most untouched waters within the archipelago? Get on your villa bicycle and follow the nature trail to see our island wildlife or open your mind at the environmental awareness or cultural lounges or just relax with a book or a board game and snooze under a coconut tree. Whatever you are looking for from your vacation, you will find it at JA Manafaru.

Blessings & Ceremonies

For those who have only dreamed of desert island honeymoons, far from the madding crowd is the jewel in the Maldives crown.

Awarded the ‘Maldives Leading Honeymoon Destination’ and ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Honeymoon Resort’ by the prestigious World Travel Awards for two consecutive years, discover the most romantic of celebratory escapes at JA Manafaru.

Calm Spa Sanctuary

A haven of pure relaxation and wellness where the principals of centuries old Ayurvedic therapies are entwined with Maldivian Asian traditions. Our wellness journeys are not just for the spirit but are designed to help restore the body and Calm the mind. Treatment from 90 minutes or more.

Horizon Fitness Pavilion

Our fully equipped fitness centre and stretching studio for enthusiasts to stay in shape. The overwater deck found at this venue is also home to our complimentary morning yoga (reservations required and subject to availability)

Watersports Centre

Challenge yourself with motorised and non-motorised water activities at the certified Water Sports Centre, including wakeboarding, stand-up paddling, parasailing, seabob, and fun tubes or just pick up your snorkeling gear for complimentary use during your stay with us. Whatever your preference, be assured of a good time out on the ocean at JA Manafaru.

Diving & Marine Life

Guided by our PADI certified team, explore marine life around the Haa Alifu atoll, one of the less explored & protected sites for diving in the world. Please reach out to us directly should you have any questions/queries about courses available or diving requirements.


Embark on off island excursions to explore local or deserted islands, Utheemu, the cultural capital of Maldives, showcasing the home of the hero Boduthakurufaanu or sail into the sunset in search of dolphins or for traditional line or big game fishing.

Kid’s Zone

Chill Zone

Located at the Recreation Pavilion featuring games consoles, pool tables, and table tennis. Chill Zone also offers a movie room, library corner, board games area and Seatopia – Environmental Awareness Lounge.

Family Zone

Featuring a children’s pool and indoor and outdoor play areas. Families can utilize this indoor and outdoor space to entertain their young members during daylight hours

Immersive Experiences

For some energising fun under the sun, book the tennis court for a friendly or competitive game or play a round of beach volleyball. Futsal Pitch, Badminton are also available.

Swimming Pools

A beautiful family pool found in the tropical gardens of Andiamo Bistro. An Infinity Pool stretching out into the lagoon by Infinity Bar that is preferred for adult use and a dedicated children’s pool for the younger VIP’s at ‘Kids Zone’ family space.

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