JA Manafaru

World-class service is delivered amidst dazzling turquoise waters, soft white beaches, distinct Maldivian architecture and lush vegetation. 83 villas and suites, each with their own private plunge pool are dotted throughout the spacious island. In keeping with the love of the outdoors, floor-to-ceiling doors open up to invite the stunning views and soothing sounds of the ocean. 


  • Star Rating: 6 Stars
  • Location: Haa Alif Atoll
  • Distance from Airport: 320 KM
  • Total Rooms: 83
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Accommodation

The thatched roofs, indigenous and fragrant wood paneling and timber columns echo the island’s nature. Amidst the sublime setting of the resort, guests are offered only the best from a wide range of unique Maldivian and world-class international cuisine and a stunning outdoor garden-spa.

Dining

Meduim Rare. Feast on a dinner with exquisite local seafood or delectable meat at our beachfront restaurant Medium Rare. Our chefs season your choices with organic herbs from our island garden and the breeze is permeated with these delicious scents.  Indulge in a romantic dinner with the sand at your feet or simply savour a superbly prepared meal in magnificent company. Medium Rare serves dinner every night from 7pm to 10.30pm.

The Cellar. Experience the thrill of haute cuisine with an extensive selection of fine wines from prestigious vineyards around the world. It also makes for a very impressive venue as The Cellar is situated two and a half metres below sea level in a candlelit underground chamber created from lava stones. Our sommelier is passionate about sharing the complex nature of viniculture while you sip on one of over 3,000 bottles of wine. The Wine Cellar Dinner is enjoyed as much by beginners as by connoisseurs and on request, private wine tastings can also be arranged.Please make advance reservations for dinner and wine tastings at The Cellar from 7pm to 10.30pm.

Four Corner.  All day dining restaurant is an airy indoor-outdoor veranda that allows the ocean breeze to move gently among diners. In addition to a spectacular breakfast buffet to start your day on the island, lunch and dinner feature delicious local specialities and plenty of international options. Our evening buffet is a superb chance to venture into culinary heaven, with Maldivian, Asian and Middle Eastern selections on offer.Enjoy the varied buffet at Four Corners during breakfast from 7am to 10am, lunch from 12 noon to 3pm and dinner from 7pm to 10.30pm.

Salt Water. 
Find paradise in the vibrant colours reflected on the ocean at Saltwater, our idyllic sunset terrace. Choose an adventurous cocktail or while the evening away with jugs of sangria and tapas. Take in the views as daylight fades to reveal a starry island sky.Saltwater opens at 6pm and Happy Hour is from 9pm to 10pm.

Infiniti. Views to the horizon and the welcoming texture of sand underfoot are hallmarks of Infiniti, our secluded daytime restaurant on the beach. With the pool not far away, this is a great place to savour a delicious sandwich or freshly made salad. Infiniti is open from 10am to 7pm.

Amazon. 
Our relaxed poolside restaurant is surrounded by the tropical palms that make the main pool such an oasis. Amazon is inspired by the Brazilian zest for life and the Maldivian love of nature. It’s a wonderful place for families to regroup during the day while snacking on oven-baked pizzas and fresh salads, with a variety of mocktails and smoothies to accompany your choice.Amazon is open from 9am to 5.30pm.

Saffron. 
For an unforgettable Champagne breakfast or authentic Maldivian dinner, Saffron’s extraordinary over-water terrace is the venue of choice. Treat yourself to incredible views over the Indian Ocean and watch manta rays and marine life through the crystal clear water. Please contact your Villa Host to arrange a personalised Champagne breakfast at the time of your choice. Dinner is served between 7pm and 10.30pm.

Spa

Modun Spa - The Spa embraces the symbolic nature of the historical labyrinth – a winding path that forms a journey to self discovery and holis-tic renewal. According to individual needs, self rejuvenation programs can be created by choosing from a selection that includes the healing energies of aromatherapy, yoga, meditation, indigenous herbal healing traditions and the therapeutic wonders of Ayurveda.Partnered with world renowned “Aromatherapy Associates”, The Spa provides a sophisticated collection of treatments for anti-aging, deep-hydration, mental clarity and relaxation. Every treatment stays true to traditional aromatherapy principles, using the powerful effects of massage to enhance the invigorating properties of essential oils.

Diving

With 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.


ROOM TYPES

  • Beach Bungalow Staying in a Beach Bungalow 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 can accommodate two adults. If required, sleeping arrangements for one child under 12 years and one infant under two years can be organised. Each Beach Bungalow also features: Complimentary WiFi Complimentary daily water and fruit, Complimentary non-motorised water sport activity per day, Dedicated host, Private bar, Nespresso machine, Bodum kettle and a selection of tea, Flat screen TV, satellite channels, DVD player, home theatre system, Personal safe, Pillow menu, Portable phone with IDD, Life jacket and 24 Hour room service
  • Sunrise Water Villa 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 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, infinity plunge pool and over-water hammock. 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. ocean and water villa deckOur Sunrise Water Villas are ideal for two adults. If required, sleeping arrangements for one child under 16 years (older than 12 years) can be organised. Kindly note water villas are not recommended for children below 12 years. Each Sunrise Water Villa also features: Complimentary WiFi Complimentary daily water and fruit Complimentary non-motorised water sport activity per day Dedicated villa host In-villa private bar Nespresso machine, Bodum kettle and a selection of tea Flat screen TV, satellite channels, DVD player, home theatre system Personal safe Pillow menu Portable phone with IDD Life jacket 24 Hour room service
  • Sunset Water Villa Watching the sun set on the horizon of the Indian Ocean is indeed a spectacular sight, with vibrant hues merging into each other. The neutral tones of your Sunset Water Villa contrast beautifully with this island highlight. Vistas across the Indian Ocean can be enjoyed from multiple vantage points in this 110 square metre area with its extensive private deck, infinity plunge pool and over-water hammock. 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. ocean and water villas, ja manafaruOur Sunset Water Villas are ideal for two adults. If required, sleeping arrangements for one child under 16 years (older than 12 years) can be organised. Kindly note water villas are not recommended for children below 12 years. Each Sunset Water Villa also features: Complimentary WiFi Complimentary daily water and fruit Complimentary non-motorised water sport activity per day Dedicated villa host In-villa private bar Nespresso machine, Bodum kettle and a selection of tea Flat screen TV, satellite channels, DVD player, home theatre system Personal safe Pillow menu Portable phone with IDD Life jacket 24 Hour room service
  • One Bedroom Beach Suite Make yourself comfortable in a tropical hideaway by choosing a spacious One Bedroom Beach Suite 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 plunge pool. A few steps towards the beachfront will reveal your private beach cabana, an idyllic spot to relax during the day. beach suite, maldivesOur One Bedroom Beach Suites are ideal for two adults. If required, sleeping arrangements for one child under 16 years can be organised. Each One Bedroom Beach Suite also features: Complimentary WiFi Complimentary daily water and fruit Complimentary non-motorised water sport activity per day Dedicated suite host In-suite private bar Nespresso machine, Bodum kettle and a selection of tea Flat screen TV, satellite channels, DVD player, home theatre system Personal safe Pillow menu Portable phone with IDD Life jacket 24 Hour room service
  • Two Bedroom Grand Water Suite With its exclusive position at the tip of the water villas, our Two Bedroom Grand Water Suite offers both privacy and expansive views across the Indian Ocean’s turquoise waters towards the uninhabited islands of Medhafushi and Govvafushi. This elegant, luxury haven of 350 square metres features an octagonal roof with thatch detail and breezy relaxation spaces. The spacious living room is flanked by two beautiful sea view bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom that features i-Spa facilities and designer amenities. From the bedrooms and living room you can walk out into the outdoor deck, where a dining table, sun loungers and an impressive infinity pool creates an idyllic setting. Direct lagoon access is just a few steps away. maldivs amazing viewOur Two Bedroom Grand Water Suite can accommodate four guests. If required, sleeping arrangements for one child under 16 years (older than 12 years) can be organised. Kindly note water villas are not recommended for children below 12 years. The Two Bedroom Grand Water Suite also features: Complimentary WiFi Complimentary daily water and fruit Complimentary non-motorised water sport activity per day Dedicated suite host In-suite private bar Nespresso machine, Bodum kettle and a selection of tea Flat screen TV, satellite channels, DVD player, home theatre system Personal safe Pillow menu Portable phone with IDD Life jacket Ploh bathrobes 24 Hour room service

FACTS

Facilities
  • shops
  • bar
  • restaurant
  • laundry service
  • coffee shop
  • babysitting
  • safety deposit boxes
  • poolside bar
  • facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport Transfer
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Sports and Recreation
  • fitness center
  • massage
  • private beach
  • hot tub
  • outdoor pool
  • kids club
  • spa