Luxury hotel description
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.
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.
Rooms & Suites
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.
Effective 01st November 2015, a fee will be charged on all stays at a tourist resort, tourist hotel or tourist vessel in the Republic of Maldives. Under amended Maldives Tourism Act (Law Number 2/99), this fee – titled “Green tax” – will be collected from the guest directly by the establishment upon check in for the entire duration of stay and will be charged on a per person per night basis. The fee for this resort is USD 6 per person per night.
World-class dining in the Maldives
Food 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 luxury resort. 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.
Set over the ocean, serving Japanese, Chinese and Thai specialities with a teppanyaki table for an authentic Asian fusion cuisine experience and artistic presentation.
Visit 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.
Start your day on the island with the ultimate breakfast experience at Kakuni, serving a spectacular breakfast buffet with gourmet options from across the globe. Our dinner will take you on a culinary adventure with Flavours around the world and Maldivian themed night selections as well as International à la carte on other evenings.
Experience 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
For 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
With 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.
No 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.
Meander through the lush island pathways to discover the hidden oasis of Calm Spa, nestled amongst the mangroves. A haven of pure relaxation, guests can experience a blissful journey to revitalize, rejuvenate or simply retreat.
Calm Spa together with world renowned partner, Elemis offers a sophisticated collection of aromatherapy massage and treatments, enhancing the invigorating properties of essential oils for relaxation, anti-aging, deep hydration and mental clarity. Guests can also enjoy a bespoke selection of customized treatments including Shidehara, Ayurvedic or experience a traditional Maldivian massage or healing ritual.
Calm Spa’s professional therapists can customize treatments and programmes according to your needs and each of the nine ultra-private treatment rooms features an open-air rain shower and bath tub. Guests are also welcome to enjoy complimentary access to Calm Spa’s hydrotherapy bath, sauna and steam room, before or after your treatment and also relax in our herbal infused Relaxation Garden.
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.
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