JA Manafari Maldives, resort situated on a private island with a soft white sandy beach on the northern-most Haa Alif Atoll Resort offers a luxurious beach villas and over-water suites with private outdoor pool, deck and stunning vistas. Perfectly perched right at the tip of the water villas. With a direct lagoon access, marvel at the expansive views of the Indian Ocean’s turquoise waters and two uninhabited islands, perfect destination for Romantic Dreams in a Tropical Island Paradise
Experience an idyllic island escape in the secluded sanctuary of JA Manafaru, Maldives. In the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean lies a tropical Maldives resort, blending the serenity of the Maldives with seven world-class restaurants, extensive leisure activities, and exotic spa and wellness facilities. Set against a backdrop of exquisite vistas, magical moments are captured and romance comes alive.
Distance: 75 minutes by Seaplane from Velana International Airport, or 35 minutes by Domestic Flight from Velana International Airport to Hanimaadhoo Airport followed by 40 minutes Speedboat transfer to the resort.
Atoll: Haa Alif Atoll
No. of Villas: 84
Staying in a Beach Bungalow is about experiencing pure island cool – just a few leisure steps to the beach and surrounded by tropical greenery. Spread over 150 square metres, the spacious living, seating and sleeping areas connect with nature through the use of dark wood and grey stone. Our Beach Bungalows can accommodate two adults. If required, sleeping arrangements for one child under 12 years and one infant under two years can be organised.
Sunrise water villa
Sunrise over the Indian Ocean is a sight to behold, with a pastel palette gently transforming the dark blue island sky canvas into a masterpiece of colour that is reflected onto the ocean itself. The neutral tones of your Sunrise Water Villa contrast beautifully with this symphony of colour. Vistas across the Indian Ocean can be enjoyed from multiple vantage points in this 110 square metre area with its extensive private deck, infinity plunge pool and over-water hammock.
Sunset water villa
Watching the sun set on the horizon of the Indian Ocean is indeed a spectacular sight, with vibrant hues merging into each other. The neutral tones of your Sunset Water Villa contrast beautifully with this island highlight. Vistas across the Indian Ocean can be enjoyed from multiple vantage points in this 110 square metre area with its extensive private deck, infinity plunge pool and over-water hammock. Our Sunset Water Villas are ideal for two adults. If required, sleeping arrangements for one child under 16 years (older than 12 years) can be organised. Kindly note water villas are not recommended for children below 12 years.
One bedroom beach suite
Make yourself comfortable in a tropical hideaway by choosing a spacious One Bedroom Beach Suite of 225 square metres with hand-carved wood furnishings. In addition to a separate bedroom, large living room and outdoor deck with seating, you’ll also have an open-air bathroom with a rain shower and i-Spa bathtub. The bathroom leads out onto a private sundeck where you can unwind on the daybed, catch some sun on the loungers or refresh with a dip in your private plunge pool. A few steps towards the beachfront will reveal your private beach cabana, an idyllic spot to relax during the day. Our One Bedroom Beach Suites are ideal for two adults. If required, sleeping arrangements for one child under 16 years can be organised.
Two bedroom family beach suite
Relax with your family in the beachfront realm of a luxury Two Bedroom Family Beach Suite. With two individual bedrooms there’s privacy for everyone and a large living room and outdoor deck provide ample space to spend time together. The bathroom in this 225 square metre suite has a rain shower, i-Spa bathtub and deluxe bath products. Enjoy the pleasure of a private plunge pool, or head towards the beach where your beach cabana and sunbeds set the scene for a relaxing day in paradise. Our Two Bedroom Beach Suites can accommodate four guests. If required, sleeping arrangements for one child under 16 years can be organised.
Two bedroom grand water suite
With its exclusive position at the tip of the water villas, our Two Bedroom Grand Water Suite offers both privacy and expansive views across the Indian Ocean’s turquoise waters towards the uninhabited islands of Medhafushi and Govvafushi. This elegant, luxury haven of 350 square metres features an octagonal roof with thatch detail and breezy relaxation spaces. Our Two Bedroom Grand Water Suite can accommodate four guests. If required, sleeping arrangements for one child under 16 years (older than 12 years) can be organised. Kindly note water villas are not recommended for children below 12 years.
Three bedroom royal island suite
Complete privacy, a spectacular infinity pool, sauna, steam room and even an exclusive spa treatment room are some of the features of our Three Bedroom Royal Island Suite. This luxury two-storey beach residence covers an area of 600 square metres, with three bedrooms and outdoor bathrooms featuring i-Spa facilities. The master bedroom also has a private plunge pool with sun loungers and a daybed. Our Three Bedroom Royal Island Suites can accommodate six guests. If required, sleeping arrangements for two children under 16 years can be organised.
Feast on a dinner with exquisite local seafood or delectable meat at our beachfront restaurant Medium Rare. Our chefs season your choices with organic herbs from our island garden and the breeze is permeated with these delicious scents. Indulge in a romantic dinner with the sand at your feet or simply savour a superbly prepared meal in magnificent company.
Experience the thrill of haute cuisine with an extensive selection of fine wines from prestigious vineyards around the world. It also makes for a very impressive venue as The Cellar is situated two and a half metres below sea level in a candlelit underground chamber created from lava stones. Our sommelier is passionate about sharing the complex nature of viniculture while you sip on one of over 3,000 bottles of wine. The Wine Cellar Dinner is enjoyed as much by beginners as by connoisseurs and on request, private wine tastings can also be arranged.
Our all day dining restaurant is an airy indoor-outdoor veranda that allows the ocean breeze to move gently among diners. In addition to a spectacular breakfast buffet to start your day on the island, lunch and dinner feature delicious local specialities and plenty of international options. Our evening buffet is a superb chance to venture into culinary heaven, with Maldivian, Asian and Middle Eastern selections on offer.
Find paradise in the vibrant colours reflected on the ocean at Saltwater, our idyllic sunset terrace. Choose an adventurous cocktail or while the evening away with jugs of sangria and tapas. Take in the views as daylight fades to reveal a starry island sky.
Views to the horizon and the welcoming texture of sand underfoot are hallmarks of Infiniti, our secluded daytime restaurant on the beach. With the pool not far away, this is a great place to savour a delicious sandwich or freshly made salad.
Our relaxed poolside restaurant is surrounded by the tropical palms that make the main pool such an oasis. Amazon is inspired by the Brazilian zest for life and the Maldivian love of nature. It’s a wonderful place for families to regroup during the day while snacking on oven-baked pizzas and fresh salads, with a variety of mocktails and smoothies to accompany your choice.
For an unforgettable Champagne breakfast or authentic Maldivian dinner, Saffron’s extraordinary over-water terrace is the venue of choice. Treat yourself to incredible views over the Indian Ocean and watch manta rays and marine life through the crystal clear water. Please contact your Villa Host to arrange a personalised Champagne breakfast at the time of your choice. Dinner is served between 7pm and 10.30pm.
Sit down for dinner at a table in the gently lapping waves or walk out to a private pavilion to celebrate something special. Whether it’s in the comfort of your own villa, somewhere on Manafaru or perhaps on one of our nearby uninhabited islands, there are plenty of choices to inspire you. Equipped with passion and countless specially grown ingredients, our chefs are at the ready to create a truly memorable personalised dining experience.
- Water sports
- Table tennis
- Beach volleyball
JA Manafaru Spa MaldivesMeander through the lush island pathways to discover the hidden oasis of Calm Spa, nestled amongst the mangroves. A haven of pure relaxation, guests can experience a blissful journey to revitalize, rejuvenate or simply retreat.
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.
Calm Spa is open daily from 10am to 8pm and should be a must on your island itinerary.
- Swimming pool
- Laundry service
- Internet facilities
- Medical facilities
- Coffee shop
- Safety deposit boxes
- Room service
- Recreational centre
- Kids club
- Dive centre