JA Manafaru

JA Manafaru is a larger resort-style hotel set on a tiny 35-acre island of flawless white sands, deep emerald foliage and dazzling turquoise waters in the northern-most atoll of Haa Alifu. Following a fairly lengthy domestic flight and speedboat transfer, you'll be able to immerse yourself in this luxurious retreat and enjoy it's wealth of activities, suitable for couples and families alike.

Private dining snorkelling Spa
  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

A collection of overwater villas provide 'sunrise' or 'sunset' options, while characterful beach villas offer greater privacy; all have a private pool. An extensive selection of water sports, activities and excursions is available for the more active, while for more relaxed pursuits, the Calm Spa Sanctuary has extensive therapies and the main infinity pool has a sublime setting to while away the hours overlooking the sparkling ocean.

All the resort's main facilities are located on the main island where winding paths weave through the tropical vegetation connecting the different facilities including restaurants and spa. Key features include three swimming pools, a PADI dive centre, water sports centre, spa, fitness centre, recreation activities on land, as well as dedicated centres for young children and teenagers which includes a dedicated children's pool.

JA Manafaru's six different restaurants offer exceptional cuisine created from locally produced ingredients and inspired by a host of cuisines including Maldivian delicacies. Whether you choose the Asian inspired White Orchid; the beachfront setting of the Ocean Grill, situated right by the water's edge, an Italian-inspired poolside bistro or a sunset cocktail at the Horizon Lounge, every moment at JA Manafaru will provide an aromatic treat for your senses.

Getting There

Approximately 50 minutes by domestic flight from Male International Airport to Hanimadhoo, followed by a 45 minute speedboat ride to the resort.


Water sport activities including windsurfing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boards, catamaran sailing, jet-skiing, wakeboarding and water-skiing. Onshore ventures include 2 main swimming pools, beach paddle tennis, beach volleyball and soccer, tennis courts, table tennis, as well as a dedicated centre for children and teenagers in either CoolZone or ChillZone, including a dedicated kids pool.

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