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 six venues as well as additional In-villa and Destination Dining offerings, extensive leisure activities, and exotic spa and wellness facilities.
Do you dream of a romantic break in your own overwater villa with direct access to the ocean below? Perhaps you love the idea of stepping out of your Beach Villa onto the pristine beach surrounding the island?
Whatever your hearts desire we have plenty of options for your island stay and all of them invite you to your very own private plunge pool and daily breakfast as part of the inclusion.
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.
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.
Sunset Water Villa with Infinity Pool
Our Sunset Water Villa showcases magnificent sunset views over the water as well as 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.
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.
Savour a seafood feast on the beach under exotic palm trees at Ocean Grill, cosy up on the sofa at Kakuni All Day Dining restaurant or watch the sun go down while enjoying an afternoon tea at White Orchid lounge.
Discover Maldivian, Asian, and international cuisine at seven scenic venues along with Destination Dining and In Villa Dining options as well as Dining by Design at The Cellar for special occasions.
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.
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 lobesters, caught within the atoll and delivered by our local fisherman.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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 ‘CoolZone’ family space.
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.
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.
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.
Transfers – Arrival & Departure
Internal Maldives Transfers to/from Male’ (Velana International Airport) are by Domestic Transfer into the Regional Airport as it offers the most frequent routing and flexibility with international arrival patterns, followed by speedboat transfer to the resort and all transfers are shared unless specifically booked privately.