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Cumbria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When my wife and I decided on the Maldives as the destination for our honeymoon, we looked through the many options of islands to visit that were available, and found JA Manafaru early on in our search, but kept looking as we wanted to make sure our honeymoon was perfect, but during our search we kept coming back to this...

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William H, General Manager at JA Manafaru, responded to this review

Dear Craig S, I am thrilled to read your glowing review based on your recent experience at the resort. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your fond memories of JA Manafaru on TripAdvisor. It was such a pleasure to have you staying with us and I am thrilled you had an enjoyable stay here. I am...

London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

JA Manafaru is an idyllic place for a couples getaway. The scenery and the whole resort is stunning and it is the perfect place to relax and unwind. We stayed in the grand water suite which is absolutely stunning and made is - totally unique experience. The staff are all exceptionally friendly and attentive to all your needs. They have...

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William H, General Manager at JA Manafaru, responded to this review

Dear majfell, Thank you for your glowing review of JA Manafaru. I am thrilled to read of what a marvellous stay you had and hope the fond memories you took away with you shall bring you back on a future visit. It was a great pleasure to have you staying with us and I very much hope to have the...

Levallois-Perret, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited some hotels in Maldives and I can really confirm that Ja Manafaru has an excellent service around a team who is exceptional . The Food and Beverage around these 6 restaurants is out of this world. The Ambiance is just what we expect when we are around on an Island , specially that the team is so...

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William H, General Manager at JA Manafaru, responded to this review

Dear clairemonde, Thank you for your delightful review. It was such a pleasure to have you staying with us and I am equally pleased to see all the positive factors during your time here. I have shared your lovely review with my team and they send their thanks and very best wishes. Many thanks for your ringing endorsements too and...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute paradise, looks exactly like the photos. Spacious rooms, very helpful staff. Amazing waters, perfect swimming temperature. Very private, apparently it was 90% capacity when we stayed but very rarely did we see more than a few couples at a time. We had a sunset villa and we had two dolphins out on a show while the sunset- wow! The...

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William H, General Manager at JA Manafaru, responded to this review

Dear Crystal P, I am thrilled you had a relaxing stay with us and thank you for choosing JA Manafaru to celebrate this special occasion. It is really nice to know that you had such an enjoyable honeymoon and I am happy to see that you also had the opportunity to see some dolphins swim by your villa. Thank you...

Geneva, SWI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get comfortable – this might be long but I believe to make informed choices, you must first be well informed. Chose JM as we wanted an over water sunset villa with its own dip/pool with lagoon access and you'd be surprised how few resorts in the Maldives have such accommodation. So, of the few we found, we were convinced to...

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William H, General Manager at JA Manafaru, responded to this review

Dear FiFiLipton, We are always delighted to read such detailed guest feedback, and even more elated when we are scored at “100%++++++”, which means that we have most certainly succeeded in our desire to provide you with a memorable holiday. Your review highlighted so many positive facets of our varied and fantastic food & beverage offerings, which will give other...

Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here for our honeymoon. There are breathtaking views and kindly people. We liked our room #122 (beach bungalow) and room #521 (water villa) very much. It is different room type, each one has its own beautiful view. And it was a wonderful experience snorkeling here. Most of all we were the champion of the crab racing. Finally, We...

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William H, General Manager at JA Manafaru, responded to this review

Dear YvonneLuo, Thank you very much for taking the time to review JA Manafaru here on TripAdvisor. I am absolutely thrilled to read of what an enjoyable and memorable honeymoon you had with us. It was a great pleasure to have you staying here and I hope this won’t be your last visit. Once again, thank you for choosing the...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No place can be better than this place, Perfect place for Couples & families. Food is amazing, six restaurants gives to variety of food. Full board must for stay as you enjoy vast variety of food. Overhaul best place to stay in Maldives.

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William H, General Manager at JA Manafaru, responded to this review

Dear muskantravels, Thank you for your glowing review of JA Manafaru. I am thrilled to read of what a marvellous stay you had and hope the fond memories you took away with you shall bring you back on a future visit. It was a great pleasure to have you staying with us and I very much hope to have the...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Maldives (we'd stayed at JA Enchanted Island in Seychelles last year and loved it) so we wanted to experience this too. The experience starts right after you step out of the airport terminal, you have a JA member waiting for you to guide you to the waiting lounge, we were also offered a complimentary...

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William H, General Manager at JA Manafaru, responded to this review

Dear Sidharth, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a comprehensive recollection of your fantastic stay at JA Manafaru. We are also delighted that you have chosen to continue your support for the JA brand by making your stay at JA Manafaru the second one within our group. We are greatly delighted that our team has...

Sydwey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

would definitely recommend Fds to go over with this resort. You don't have to worry about anything. Everything was organised until the last minute departing from the airport. No problems with food. Everyday you will be trying different type of food. And lots activities to do on this paradise

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William H, General Manager at JA Manafaru, responded to this review

Dear 121weihuac, Thank you very much for your delightful review. I am thrilled to read of what a wonderful and memorable stay you had with us and thank you for highly recommending us to other travellers. I very much hope to welcome you back in the near future, and thank you for choosing to stay with us. Kind regards, William...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not our first trip to the Maldives, and certainly not the first to stay at such a luxury resort - so going in we already had a high level of expectation. I'm happy to say, JA did not disappoint. The hotel management certainly have managed an establishment that is clean, comfortable, and very welcoming. The reaction from staff...

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William H, General Manager at JA Manafaru, responded to this review

Dear Xujyafu, I am thrilled to read of what a lovely stay you had and would like to thank you for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to have you staying with us and I am happy that you left with fond memories. I have shared your lovely review with the team this morning and they were...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the northernmost atoll of the Maldives, Haa Alifu, JA Manafaru recreates the style and charm of traditional Maldivian hospitality, while seamlessly blending Asian traditions of simplicity and elegance to its overall appeal. The resort offers a level of serenity unsurpassed in the Maldives. Sleek and contemporary, it offers unparalleled luxury to the discerning few. Experience luxury in a inimitable style - effortlessly chic while maintaining the charm and tradition that is indigenous to the islands. With two additional private islands to escape to near the resort, you are promised a journey of discovery, and an array of delightful opportunities to experience the virgin beauty of Maldives. Take your pick from the beautifully designed contemporary thatched villas, complete with your own private pool and a Villa Host to attend to your every whim. Each villa is a celebration of sleek, contemporary Maldivian architecture, where floor to ceiling doors opening out onto a spacious deck blur the boundaries between the indoors and outdoors. ... more   less 

Additional Information about JA Manafaru

Address: Haa Alifu Atoll, 2062
Region: Maldives > Haa Alif Atoll > Manafaru Island
Price Range: $1,149 - $3,646 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — JA Manafaru 5*
Number of rooms: 84
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Also Known As:
Waldorf Astoria Maldives Hotel Haa Aliff Atoll
Beach Hotel Alifu Atoll
The Beach Hotel
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“I really suggest the Beach Suite Villa as really paradise”
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