JA Manafaru

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‘Tropical Havens – Exclusive Hideaway’

JA Manafaru is situated on a 35-acre private island within the Maldives. The accommodation comprises of Beach Bungalows, Over-Water Villas, Island Suites and 1 Royal Residence each having a private pool and terrace. There are two pools, spa, fitness Centre, water sports Centre, tennis courts, bicycles and Kids and Teens Clubs – something for everyone. The resort has seven restaurant serving cuisine from the Mediterranean to the Far East.

 



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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  • 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

The Royal Residence with Private SPA, Two Pools and 3 Bedrooms

Perfect for larger families or friends this two-storey residence has two plunge pools and a furnished deck with dining cabana. Steps from the beach.

FEATURES

  • 600sqm
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Master suite with king-size bed, en-suite and private plunge pool
  • Maximum occupancy 6 adults & 2 children
  • Two open-air bathrooms with rain showers & spa tubs
  • Living room
  • Dining cabana
  • Furnished deck
  • Private spa treatment room
  • Two plunge pools

  • 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

Beach Bungalow with Plunge Pool

Situated on the beachfront the Beach Bungalow has seating and sleeping areas that connect to the outdoors the sundeck has a pool, daybed and sun loungers.

FEATURES

  • 150sqm total
  • One king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults & 2 children or 2 adults & 1 infant under 2yrs
  • Open-air bathroom with rain shower and tub
  • Sundeck with day bed and loungers
  • Plunge pool
  • Private beach cabana

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

FEATURES

  • 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

1 Bedroom Beach Suite with Private Infinity Pool

Situated in the resorts gardens steps from the beach the One Bedroom Beach Bungalow has a separate living room.

FEATURES

  • 225sqm total
  • One bedroom with king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults & 2 children or 3 adults
  • Open-air bathroom with rain shower & spa tub
  • Living room
  • Plunge pool
  • Furnished deck
  • 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.

FEATURES

  • 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

Two Bedroom Royal Island Suite with Private Infinity Pool

The Two Bedroom Royal Island Suite is situated in a private courtyard with private pool, sundeck and access to a private beach cabana.

FEATURES

  • 600sqm
  • Master bedroom with king-size bed, en-suite bathroom and private pool
  • Second bedroom with king-size bed
  • Living room
  • Furnished deck
  • Dining cabana
  • Private spa treatment room
  • Private pool
  • Sundeck
  • Beach access

Two Bedroom Grand Water Suite with Private Infinity Pool

The Two Bedroom Grand Water Suite has indoor and outdoor living space and direct lagoon access.

FEATURES

  • 350sqm
  • Two bedrooms with king-size beds
  • Maximum occupancy 4 adults & 2 children
  • Two en-suite open air bathrooms.
  • Living room
  • Furnished deck and veranda
  • Pool
  • Direct ocean access
  • Ocean views

Ultra All-Inclusive

  • All meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner, beach bar and snacks in  all restaurants - Kakuni, Andiamo, Infinity Bar & Pool, Ocean Grill, White Orchid and Horizon Lounge.
  • House beverages including soft and hot drinks, water, beer and spirits including wine by the glass around the pool and in the bars and during meals.
  • Unlimited non-motorised water sports – windsurfing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, catamaran sailing and canoeing.

Included drinks lists are available in the resort.

 

Exclusions

  • Selected special events & chef’s specials/promotions – discount will apply
  • The Cellar, Teppanyaki, In Villa Dining
  • Premium beverages, Champagne, energy drinks and exotic fresh juices

Conditions

  • Alcohol will be served as per the hotel’s license
  • Alcohol will be served to guests age 18 years and over.
  • At certain speciality restaurants a s special menu may be applicable
  • At A la carte restaurants advance reservation is essential and seating is subject to availability

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

Conditions

Available within 6months of marriage

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

Leisure

  • Two swimming pools
  • Fitness centre
  • Tailor made fitness programmes
  • Library
  • Kids’ & Teens clubs
  • Indoor & Outdoor cinema
  • Daily fish feeding

Water Sports

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

Land Sports

  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach football
  • Futsal pitch
  • Tennis court
  • Fitness circuits
  • Table tennis
  • Pool
  • Badminton

Diving

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

Spa

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

Excursions

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

Services

  • Wi-fi
  • Luggage storage upon check-in
  • Experience host service
  • Dedicated villa bicycles
  • Business centre

 

Dining Options
For guidance only - subject to change

Half Board

  • Lunch or dinner is offered in form of a 3 course a la carte choice menu or buffet
  • Excludes The Cellar, in-villa dining, chef’s specials, private dinners & events

Full Board

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Excludes The Cellar, in-villa dining, chef’s specials, private dinners & events

Ultra All-Inclusive

  • All meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner, beach bar and snacks in  all restaurants - Kakuni, Andiamo, Infinity Bar & Pool, Ocean Grill, White Orchid and Horizon Lounge.
  • House beverages including soft and hot drinks, water, beer and spirits including wine by the glass around the pool and in the bars and during meals.
  • Unlimited non-motorised water sports – windsurfing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, catamaran sailing and canoeing.

 

Included drinks lists are available in the resort.

Exclusions

  • Selected special events & chef’s specials/promotions – discount will apply
  • The Cellar, Teppanyaki, In Villa Dining
  • Premium beverages, Champagne, energy drinks and exotic fresh juices

Conditions

  • Alcohol will be served as per the hotel’s license
  • Alcohol will be served to guests age 18 years and over.
  • At certain speciality restaurants a s special menu may be applicable
  • At A la carte restaurants advance reservation is essential and seating is subject to availability
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.

Kakuni

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.

 

Accommodation

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

 

Dining

  • High chairs are available on request

 

Swimming pool

  • There is a child dedicated swimming pool

 

 

Kids Club

CoolZone

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

 

Babysitting

  • There is a babysitting service available at JA Manafaru
  • Booking required
  • Fees apply

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