JA Manafaru

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‘Tropical Havens – All-Inclusive, Exclusive Hideaway’

JA Manafaru is situated on a 35-acre private island within the Maldives. The accommodation comprises of beach and overwater villas including two bedroom and three bedroom options, each of which have a private pool and terrace. There are two resort pools, a spa, fitness Centre, water sports centre, tennis courts, bicycles and Kids and Teens Clubs. ‘Magey Hiyaa’ is a Maldivian Cultural Awareness Centre which enables guests to experience Maldivian Life.  The resort has ten drink and dining experiences serving cuisine from the Mediterranean to the Far East. The overwater White Orchid Lounge is a lively bar and lounge concept which serves Asian street food and exceptional drink options.

In Our Opinion

“Reserve dinner at The Cellar a venue 2.5m below sea level set in a volcanic stone cave. Here you can experience the ultimate ‘Wine Cellar Dinner' - fine wines paired with the chef’s haute cuisine.” 

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Sunrise Water Villa with Infinity Plunge Pool

The Sunrise Water Villa is situated over the ocean and has indoor and outdoor lounging, direct access to the Indian Ocean and sunrise views over the horizon


  • 110sqm
  • One king-size-bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults & 2 children (age 8 – 16) or 3 adults
  • Partial open-air bathroom with outdoor rain shower and spa tub
  • Lounge area
  • Furnished sun deck
  • Infinity pool
  • Direct ocean access
  • Sunrise & Ocean views

Sunset Water Villas with Infinity Plunge Pool

This stilted over water villa enjoys sunset views from the indoor and outdoor living accommodation. The furnished deck has direct access to the ocean.


  • 110sqm
  • One king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults & 2 children (age 8 – 16) or 3 adults
  • Partial open-air bathroom with rain shower & spa tub
  • Lounge area
  • Furnished sundeck
  • Infinity pool
  • Direct ocean access
  • Sunset & Ocean views
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary daily water
  • Complimentary fruit on arrival
  • Dedicated experience host
  • Flat screen satellite TV/DVD/home theatre system
  • Nespresso machine & tea making facilities
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • IDD telephone
  • Life jacket
  • Pillow menu
  • 24-hour in-room service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Dedicated experience host
  • Flat screen satellite TV/DVD/home theatre system
  • Daily water
  • Nespresso machine & tea making facilities
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Daily non-motorised water sports

JA Manafaru offers the following All-Inclusive package to all guests.

  • Arrival – Bottle of house Champagne and Maldivian homemade macaroons (per booking)
  • Breakfast in Kakuni Restaurant
  • Lunch a la carte in Kakuni Restaurant or Adiamo Bistro & Pool comprising 1 starter, 1 main & 1 dessert per person
  • Afternoon tea at White Orchid 15.00 – 17.00
  • Sundowners and canapes at White Orchid 17.30 – 19.00
  • Dinner a la carte in Ocean Grill, Andiamo Bistro & Pool or Kakuni. Guests can choose 1 starter, 1 main & 1 dessert per person. Or White Orchi Lounge serves a light Asian inspired supper menu. Reservations are required.
  • Selection of alcoholic drinks including some international brands, beers, spirits, wines, fruit juices, soft drinks, JA branded still water, house cocktails & mocktails – served in available bars & restaurants subject to opening hours. Offerings may change from venue to venue
  • In-Villa personal bar – refilled once daily with a selection of wines, beers, soft drinks and JA branded still water and snacks. Only consumed items will be replenished. Replenished at morning upturn. Wine cave/cellar not included.

Complimentary Experiences

  • Resort amenities including use of tennis & badminton courts (charges for equipment hire), table tennis, futsball pitch and board games
  • Non-motorised water sports – kayaks, complimentary snorkelling equipment, stand-up paddle boards, pedal boats (1 hr per day)
  • Designated Villa bicycles, per person
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Seatopia – environmental awareness lounge
  • Utheemu - Library
  • CoolZone Kids’ Club age 3 – 11.99 (parents should be present)
  • ChillZone for teens aged 8 & over (parents should be present)
  • Windsurfing & Catamaran sailing if guests have appropriate license
  • Morning yoga session

Enjoy 15% off experiences

  • Maldivian cooking class
  • Private yoga class
  • Dining by Design at The Cellar
  • Castaway Desert Island experiences
  • Blessing and Commitment Ceremonies
  • Calm Spa Sanctuary (selected treatments & items only)
  • JA Lifestyle Boutique (selected items only)
  • Eco Golf Driving Range


  • Resort timings may vary from outlet to outlet
  • Excludes The Cellar, Destination Dining, In-Villa dining, tobacco, energy drinks, premium drinks including wine & champagne and special events/promotions.
  • The resort reserves the right to make amendments to any offering and schedule at any time, for any reason and an alternative will be offered

Honeymoon Offer – applicable to couples staying a minimum of 4-nights.

  • Special scented bath set up
  • One bottle of Champagne during stay
  • Romantic turndown service, cocktails, canapes and homemade chocolates once during stay
  • In villa Romantic Breakfast experience once during stay


Available within 6months of marriage

Proof of marriage with certificate required at booking and check-in


  • Two swimming pools
  • Fitness centre
  • Library
  • Kids’ & Teens clubs
  • Indoor & Outdoor cinema

Water Sports*

  • Stand-up paddle boarding
  • Canoeing
  • Windsurfing
  • Catamaran sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Jet skiing
  • Wake boarding
  • Banana boat
  • Speedboat charter

Licenses apply

Land Sports

  • Tailor made fitness programmes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach football
  • Futsal pitch
  • Tennis court
  • Fitness circuits
  • Table tennis
  • Pool
  • Badminton


PADI and SSI-certified dive centre. Complimentary use of snorkelling equipment. Introduction classes through to experienced diver visits to local dive sites.


  • 10 treatment rooms
  • Mind and Body Movement Pavilion
  • Indoor & outdoor relaxation areas
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Steam rooms
  • Beauty salon


  • Romantic cruise
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Dolphin cruise
  • Maldivian cooking courses
  • Castaway experience
  • Eco golf


  • Wi-fi
  • Luggage storage upon check-in
  • Experience host service
  • Dedicated villa bicycles
  • Business centre
Dining Options
For guidance only - subject to change

All-Inclusive (see separate tab under Holiday Types for full details)

White Orchid Dining

White Orchid

Situated on stilts over the water, White Orchid is an award-winning restaurant serving Asian fusion food from the Far East. Open for dinner. Closed Friday.

Ocean Grill

Local seafood and steaks prepared on live grills on the beachfront. Open for dinner. Closed Tuesday.


Traditional local cuisine is served in this buffet restaurant. Open for breakfast daily and dinner on Tuesday (flavours from around the world) and Friday (Maldivian buffet).

The Cellar

For gastronomists and wine connoisseurs the Cellar is situated 2.5m below sea level. Fine wines from prestigious vineyards around the world are paired with haute cuisine. Open for dinner 19.00 – 23.00 daily except Friday. Prior reservation is required with a minimum order of one bottle of wine.

Andiamo Bistro and Pool

Mediterranean inspired restaurant serving overlooking the pool. Open daily from 09.00 – 22.30. Food from 12.00.

Infinity Bar and Pool

Views over the infinity pool towards Indian Ocean. On offer are salads, sandwiches and light bites. Open from 10.00 – midnight. Lunch served from 12.00 – 17.00

Horizon Lounge

Situated on an elevated wooden deck with panoramic sea views. The ideal spot for smoothies, coffee, ice-cream or signature cocktails. Open daily 10.00 – 19.00. Happy Hour 18.00 – 20.00. Thursday & Saturday open until late for football, karaoke and activities.

JA Manafaru is a 75 minute seaplane transfer from Male International Airport or alternatively, there are speedboat transfers from Hanimaadhoo Domestic Airport.

JA Manafaru welcomes families with children of all ages and offers the following facilities and services to ensure they have an enjoyable stay.



  • Children’s baby monitors available
  • Children’s cribs available
  • Children’s bottle warmers available
  • In-villa children’s amenities



  • High chairs are available on request


Swimming pool

  • There is a child dedicated swimming pool



Kids Club


Ages allowed

  • 3 – 12


Opening times

  • 09:00 – 18:00


Indoor activities include:

  • Cooking classes
  • Games room
  • Board games
  • Library


Outdoor activities include:

  • Crab hunting
  • Pirate play
  • Pool area
  • Herb garden
  • Bungee trampoline



  • There is a babysitting service available at JA Manafaru
  • Booking required
  • Fees apply
Price quoted is a guide only please click Check Live Price & Availability for up to date pricing. 2 adults sharing a room.
Other departure airports, durations and guest configurations are available when you check availability on any given date.

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