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Hotel overview

JA Manafaru is one of the premier resorts in the Maldives. A sumptuous and elegant hotel complex is surrounded by the tropical nature of Manafaru Island of Haa Alifu Atoll. A secluded spot in the heart of the ocean, located 320 km from Male, provides a high level of service and comfort. It is an excellent vacation destination for couples, families with children and groups of friends.

Superb rooms, stunning Indian Ocean vistas, world-class restaurants, vibrant events, blissful spa treatments, excellent diving and all kinds of water activities are waiting for you. You can fully relax and enjoy privacy since the use of drones is strictly prohibited on the island. Incredibly romantic wedding ceremonies are organized for newlyweds and couples in Manafaru. Younger guests will not be left out. There is a dedicated kids’ club. The paradisal resort creates the most vivid memories. Enjoy splendor and serenity at JA Manafaru in the Maldives.


Haa Alifu Atoll is surrounded by pristine diving sites with fantastic flora and fauna. Professional PADI club divers team will ensure safe and exciting immersions.

Sea cruises

The resort offers several options of engaging marine activities. You can embark on a romantic journey on the traditional Maldivian Dhoni boat, go on a cruise to meet dolphins or catch a trophy on a deep-sea fishing trip. You can brighten up your stay at Manafaru by visiting an uninhabited island and having a private picnic in the middle of the pristine tropics.

Water sports

JA Manafaru Water Sports Center organizes water activities such as snorkeling, wakeboarding, parasailing, kayaking, catamaran, jet ski and other entertainments.


The JA Manafaru upscale spa treatments ensure complete relaxation and rejuvenation of body and soul. Massages, powerful Maldivian traditional treatments and facial care.


JA Manafaru has 7 restaurants with an expansive range of sophisticated dishes of various cuisines, delicacies, the best wine selection, a welcoming atmosphere and spotless service.

  • White Orchid is an exquisite Asian restaurant inviting guests for dinner. The menu features Japanese, Chinese, Indian and Thai specialties with a Teppanyaki table.
  • Ocean Grill is an outdoor beach restaurant with a large selection of freshly grilled seafood and steaks. On Saturdays lobsters are offered for dinner.
  • Horizon Lounge with stunning panoramic views is an excellent spot to enjoy an exclusive variety of snacks and premium beverages.
  • Kakuni is a restaurant hidden in lush tropical greenery. It serves local and international cuisine courses. The restaurant welcomes guests for breakfast buffet and lunch. -
  • Infinity Bar is a poolside restaurant and bar serving light snacks and drinks.
  • Andiamo is a cafe by the main pool, where you can enjoy a hearty lunch and dinner.
  • The Cellar is a sophisticated wine restaurant located 2 meters below sea level. Wine tasting is held on Tuesdays and Fridays. A la carte or set menu are available for private dining.

JA Manafaru for children

Cool Zone & Chill Zone club organized for children and teenagers offers younger vacationers a lot of new impressions. They can participate in entertaining master classes, painting classes, arts and crafts and fun games. Cool Zone for children over 3 years old is fitted with a private pool and a games room. A climbing wall and a bungee trampoline are installed for elder kids. The experienced personnel looks after the children to allow parents to enjoy the benefits of leisure for adults. Chill Zone is a leisure center for teens and adults. It has snooker, ping-pong and board games.

The resort provides all necessities for a comfortable stay with kids under 3. They offer babysitting service, accommodation with kids’ sleeping area, special menu, baby monitors, bottle warmers, cribs and highchairs.

Wedding ceremonies

What can be more romantic than a wedding in the Maldives? JA Manafaru wedding organizers strive to create the ceremony of your dreams. They provide a personalized approach and the implementation of all requests.

Transfer: domestic seaplane flight from Male International Airport takes about 90 minutes.

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TripAdvisor© Traveler Reviews

Beautiful island located in the North tip of the Maldives

Manafaru is just 55 minutes flight from Male' airport to Domestic Airport, Hanimaadhoo and it take 45 minutes speed boat ride from domestic Airport to Manafaru .This island is absolutely wonderful...
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C 31abdullam

What a resort

It’s unbelievable resort from the beginning until last day in Maldives the GM welcomes you and the staff Jihan was our wellness assistant she deserve 7 stars and the waiters all of them and the top...
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C moh1991 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Paradise on earth ,The Maldives @JA Manafaru

My partner treated me to a birthday holiday at what was paradise on earth .The JA Manafaru resort is an island out of this world . The quality of service rendered is non like we’ve seen before,it was...
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C josephmhaka Harare, Zimbabwe