JA Manafaru Resort

HA.Manafaru, Haa Alif Atoll
320 km from Velana International Airport, Malé
90 minutes by domestic flight, 75 minutes by seaplane
Special Offer
Early Booking Discount Offer from 2024-01-10 to 2025-01-09


Swimming Pool
Scuba Diving
Private Pool Villas
Multi-Bedroom Villas
Children's Facilities
Jacuzzi Villas
Ayurvedic Treatments
Disabled Access
Baby Sitting
Business Facilities

JA Manafaru is an idyllic island escape in the Maldives that promises unique and exquisite experiences in a hidden tropical paradise. 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.

Room Categories

Land Room
150 sq feet

Pure island cool surrounded by tropical greenery, just a few steps to the pristine beach and your private beach cabana. Spacious living, seating and sleeping areas connect with glorious nature through the use of dark wood and grey stone. Your open-air bathroom leads to an inviting sundeck, plunge pool, daybed and sun loungers.

Over Water Villa
110 sq feet

Perfect for a brilliant canvas of sunrise colours as you wake up on a private, stilted space in the Indian Ocean. Observe the marine life through a glass panel in the floor, watch the horizon on your deck and refresh in the infinity pool. Your partially open-air bathroom has a rain shower and a decadent i-Spa bathtub.

Over Water Villa
110 sq feet

Make a toast to the vibrant Indian Ocean sunsets on your private deck, with magnificent views over the water. Watch the marine life through a glass panel in the floor, refresh in the infinity pool and unwind in deluxe interiors. Your partially open-air bathroom has a rain shower and a decadent i-Spa bathtub.

Land Room
225 sq feet

A tropical hideaway with hand-carved wood furnishings and a private cabana just steps away from the idyllic beach. Indoors, you’ll have a large living room with a DVD player and separate bedroom, while an additional 350m2 of outdoor external space is for you to unwind on a deck, daybed and sun loungers around an infinity pool. There is also an open-air bathroom with a rain shower and an i-Spa bathtub.

Over Water Villa
350 sq feet

Marvel at expansive views of the Indian Ocean’s turquoise waters and two uninhabited islands from this exclusive over-water stilted paradise with direct lagoon access. Thatch detail, designer amenities, a breezy living room, sea view bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, an outdoor sundeck and infinity pool complement this indulgent private space.

Land Room
600 sq feet

Settle into lavish island living in this two-storey beach residence with its own sauna, steam room and spa treatment space. An elegant dining room and living area open up to a sundeck which borders the infinity pool, while the bedrooms have open-air with ornamental ponds.



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 the 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.

water sports

Several non-motorized water sports options such as from windsurfing to catamaran sailing. Motorized water-based activities from jet-skiing, wake-boarding to water skiing. Their qualified, friendly instructors at the VDWS certified water sports school can provide essential guidance and refresher courses.


Dolphin Safari: When the sea is calm the dolphins are cruising through the Atoll and can be spotted around Ihavandhoo, Muladhoo and the channels around Gallandhoo. With the speedboat we can approach the large groups of dolphins closeby and often they come surfing in front of the boat, playing with the waves and leaping out of the water.

Snorkeling Safari: The best choice to discover the pristine reefs of Haa Alifu Atoll! For short trips we go to Gallandhoo where stunning hard and soft corals light up the reef, often dolphins can be spotted close to the reef passing by to the South side of Haa Alifu Atoll. For longer trips we combine different reefs; Muladhoo, Gallandhoo, Berinnmadhoo and Govaafushi show off their healthy reefs, turtles, groupers, surgeon fishes, Napoleon wrasses can be seen just underneath the surface.

sports and recreation

Have a friendly game in their Tennis court or Volleyball on beach with your friends & they provide indoor games like Table tennis and pool table. Their advanced fitness center is open 24 hours a day and guests can also book a personal training session or join on of their wellness classes.

sports and recreation

Let your dream become a reality and celebrate your special day on the soft white sand, overlooking the pristine waters of the Indian Ocean or experience the magic of our idyllic honeymoon hideaway, JA Manafaru, Maldives.

There is nothing more romantic than a celebration of love, barefoot on a pure white beach under a clear blue sky. Whether your vision is a traditional wedding ceremony, an intimate Maldivian blessing or a renewal of vows on a private castaway island with family and friends, we would welcome the opportunity to create the perfect day, just for you.

Wining and Dining

  • Horizon Lounge

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Cellar

    Offering an extensive selection of fine wines from prestigious vineyards around the world. The Cellar is situated two and a half meters 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.

  • Kakuni

    Start your day on the island with the ultimate breakfast experience at Kakuni. You can experience the ultimate breakfast , Lunch & Evening with spectacular buffet with gourmet options from across the globe.

  • Ocean Grill

    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 the island garden. Enjoy the evening island breeze permeated with delicious scents and fresh flavours for a fabulous dining experience under the stars.

  • White Orchid

    Set over the ocean, serving Japanese, Chinese and Thai specialities with a teppanyaki table for an authentic Asian fusion cuisine experience and artistic presentation.

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