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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Title says it all! Won't write too much as my wife already did a great "editorial". Simply put, this place is perfect. Been a week back home now, and I'm not sure if it was all a dream. We definitely will go back. Flawless. I guess you can't get too wrong when you choose destination Maldives. But what they do...

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

Dear Pablo G, Thank you for your charming review. It was an enormous pleasure to have you and your partner staying with on this special occasion of honeymoon. Our attention and dedication to providing excellent service is genuine and it’s always wonderful to have that acknowledged. The team were all very much enthused to receive such an amazing feedback. I...

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little piece of paradise .... Each morning my wife and I felt we were waking up in a postcard picture. The staff were all outstanding especially our dedicated experience host Imran Ali. He made our stay more than memorable arranging trips and suggesting ideas for us based on our personalities - we can't wait to return again to say...

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

Dear 426ianjamesh, Thank you for your delightful review. I am pleased to know that you had such an enjoyable stay. Your compliments are very much appreciated and shall be shared with the team, particularly Yasin whom you have taken the time to shine a light on. I have also taken note of your feedback with regards to one of our...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from this wonderful hotel. I have no negative comments whatsoever. Our sunrise water villa was beautiful, the food (especially evening meals) were of a very high standard, all the staff no matter what their job were friendly, professional, polite and happy. The quality of wines and spirits offered on the all inclusive were very good. The spa treatments...

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

Dear AmandaL2010, I am thrilled you had such a memorable stay and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other TripAdvisor users. 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...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people... sweet, caring, and nice. The views.. breathless. The atmosphere mature, and friendly. The only thing difficult was leaving. Thank you Jamanafaru, and all the employees for making our honeymoon so wonderful!

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

Dear Dean_Honeymoon, I am delighted to read of your enjoyable stay with us and would like to thank you for taking the time to share this experience on TripAdvisor. I have this morning shared your lovely comments with my team and they were very much enthused to receive such an amazing feedback. I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heaven on Earth. I searched so many hotels throughout the Maldives. I hadn't seen my old lady in a year, so this trip had to be perfect. So many of the resorts look great, so who do you entrust your vacation time to???. I was nervous that the JA didn't have as many reviews as the other resorts, nevertheless 95%...

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

Dear Jay D, It is lovely to read of what a lovely time you had here at JA Manafaru and thank you for sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. I am very pleased to know that you decided to stay with us following an extensive research and my team and I were delighted to see all the positive factors...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is hard to know where to start in respect of 'singing the praises' of Ja Manafaru so I will just repeat what we have told our friends. Having been lucky enough to have had a few days in Abu Dhabi at two of the best hotels and a cruise to Oman and Dubai, we said that part was a...

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

Dear 1sunshine123, Our team is always so happy and grateful when they read such positive reviews as yours, and we thank you for the time which you afforded to write about your magical experience. When our guests leave JA Manafaru feeling that they were 'living in a dream', rather than just experiencing a holiday, we feel true satisfaction that we...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I start, as many here do, in saying my husband and I travel a lot with our jobs and are very fortunate to have stayed in some stunning properties across the world. This is not a boast but a point of reference to the glowing report I am about to give as none of these match with the experience...

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

Dear SPG_Madrid, We are very grateful for the time you took to write such a lovely and detailed review, especially highlighting all the small points which made your stay with us so memorable. With the vast amount of research and care you took to make your selection on which resort to stay at, we were indeed delighted that you chose...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I started planning our Maldives trip, I obsessively researched the overwhelming number of resorts out there. If you’re doing that right now, you can honestly stop. JA Manafaru exceeded every expectation I had. The sunset water villas are stunning. By the time we came back from breakfast every morning, the sun was beaming down on our deck, uninterrupted for...

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

Dear Sarah H, 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...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have just returned from an all too brief week at JA Manafaru , and having never written a review before I feel compelled to now write one! The resort is absolutely stunning- my husband and I have travelled all over the world both for business and holiday reasons and this is the best hotel we have...

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

Dear Alexandra F, 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 and hope to return. I have shared your lovely review with the team...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

JA Manafaru is the most beautiful place we have ever seen. If that were all it had to offer, it would be worth it. But the service provided by the staff is beyond anything we could have hoped for. The quality of the food was exceptional, and the drinks were excellent. From the moment we landed, our Villa Host Ali...

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Dear johnmF9510CQ, Thank you so very much for taking the time to review JA Manafaru on TripAdvisor. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and that you felt welcomed and relaxed whilst you were here. Thank you for your compliments toward the team and for choosing to stay with us. We very much look forward to have the pleasure of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • 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: $1,156 - $3,862 (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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“Ask for the over the water suites closest to the grand end unit.”
  • Our suite. Damn, I miss that place!
  • Our room was the one immediately to the right of the end bungalow. Max privacy/max beauty (sunse
  • Dusk at out private infinity pool in our over the water bungalow.
 of 5 bubbles jaydB9277FQ, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sunset water villas, ask for villa numbers above 510 for more privacy”
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  • Sunset water villa 512
  • Sunset water villa 512
  • Sunset water villa 512
  • Sunset water villa 512
 of 5 bubbles srhug, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a Sunset Villa and it was lovely watching the sun set every evening from our balcony.”
  • The villas set over clean blue sea
  • Celebrating our 25th Wedding Anniversary
 of 5 bubbles 715nancyl, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Always select Water Villa and All Inclusive Plan”
 of 5 bubbles BluesMan2047, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“For families the beach villas are the best, with access directly to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Mojovi, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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