Forming an almost perfect circle in the Indian Ocean, ringed by white sand and cobalt-blue water, JA Manafaru embodies the tropical luxury ideal of a Maldivian getaway. The popular resort is located on a 35-acre private island with a soft, white sandy beach on the northern-most Haa Alifu Atoll and is accessed via a 75-minute seaplane flight from Malé International Airport or speedboat transfer from Hanimaadhoo Airport. This hidden tropical paradise houses a total of 84 welcoming villas and suites all with private pools.
An ideal destination for honeymoons and romantic getaways, JA Manafaru also lends itself to the perfect destination for family holidays, with a variety of leisure activities and truly Maldivian experiences to choose from, including three main swimming pools, cooking classes, a PADI dive centre, water sports school, spa, wellness pavilion, recreation activities on land, and a family entertainment area and dedicated kids club.
JA Resorts & Hotels prides itself on delivering heartfelt hospitality at its properties and JA Manafaru portrays the epitome of that sentiment.
It’s not just about a five-star luxury resort, it’s about the guest engagement with the property.
–William Harley-Fleming, General Manager, JA Manafaru
JA Manafaru, has been voted as one of the most popular hotels in the Maldives on TripAdvisor, the popularity ratings of which are considered one of the most authentic accreditations in the hospitality industry. The resort—a favourite amongst honeymooners and family holidaymakers alike—is currently ranked in the top five out of 192 hotels and resorts in the Maldives. JA Manafaru has also been awarded the Certificate of Excellence from the renowned travel site for the consistently great reviews it has received from travellers.
JA Resorts & Hotels also prides itself on ensuring that its actions have positive impact on not just the guests and stakeholders of its properties, but also on the wider environment in the areas it inhabits. As a part of its ongoing effort to contribute its part to the environment, JA Manafaru owns a Marine Research Centre, the Seatopia. The resident marine biologist offers complimentary presentations on the marine life, sea creatures and house reef around the resort. In addition, you can learn about the beauty of night snorkelling and the wonders of the underwater world.
We do coral planting at the resort, so guest can get involved in that. We have a number of regular guests now who planted the coral itself and they come back to see the development growth.
Here you can have a breathtaking insight in to one of the most luxury hotels in the world, a true sanctuary in paradise:
Written by: Caroline Beber