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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One amazing holiday - beautiful resort, food of excellent quality and abundant quantity, accommodation great and staff who couldn't do enough for you! Everyone should experience the Maldives at least once in their lifetime and I would highly recommend doing so on Manafaru!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a long one, but I hope worth the read to anyone considering booking at Ja Manafaru! When researching resorts in the Maldives, it's fairly easy to recognize why so many people consider this paradise a dream vacation destination. These islands are mesmerizing- like something out of a magazine. I'm sure that no matter what resort one chooses, the...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The terms ‘paradise’, ‘exclusive’ and ‘luxury’ have become a bit of a cliché in travel writing these days. I was torn as how to describe my stay at JA Manafaru in the Maldives without boring you with the same platitudes. I have been lucky enough to visit many 5 star hotels throughout the world and I have to say JA...

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Went here last October and until now, I'm still having this wonderful feeling everytime I think or talk about our amazing stay. Everything was fantastic...The place, PARADISE! The villas, clean and well-equipped. The food, really good. The ambiance, the best. I loved the very relaxing vibe surrounding the island. But our stay became more memorable because of the staff who...

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Denver
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great time at JA Manafaru. Our host was excellent, he knew what we needed and showed up at the right place at the right time without us ever having to call him. I think the hosts at JA Manafaru are actually Ninjas! Everything was easy and our 4 year old son had a great time too!

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Riyadh
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was good trip quite place cool and fresh air but the prices are too high and the food quality is not that much comparing to prices also the prices of the activities over all is too high Try to add some other activities in the water. Villa and complementary food as well some supermarkets in the resorts some cafeterias...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived till the day we left, we were so well looked by ALL the staff who were so attentive and friendly, we just felt totally pampered. We could not find any fault with any part of our stay and the only sad part is that we could not stay longer. Our Sunset Villa was very comfortable,...

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

Dear Nancy, Thank you for sharing such a glowing review of your experience at JA Manafaru. It is really nice to see all the positive aspects of your stay with us and I am very pleased to know that you have left the Island with some fond memories. I must say that our team of dedicated associates such as Irushad,...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best price for the quality. Very friendly staff and lot of choice for food. Rooms is renovated contemporary with good privacy Strongly recommend for everyone. Wife and I really enjoy the trip and very worth for extra long hours of travel to visit.

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at JA Manafaru for three nights. Everything is Great and Wonderful! Staffs are very friendly and helpful, no matter what they are handling, if they see you, their big smiles will appear on their lovely face. Arrived at Male at around 9 in the morning, the JA Manafaru receptionists were already there to receive me. They help me to...

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

Dear BluesMan2047, A big thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your experience at JA Manafaru. I also appreciate your kind words about the resort features and facilities. It is really nice to see all the positive factors that have made your stay with us much more enjoyable and I am equally happy to...

Milano
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travel a lot and we have stayed at different luxury resorts both in the Maldives and around the world. The staff at Manafaru was probably the most competent and caring staff that we have met in a long time. The beach villas are spacious and functional. The restaurants are excellent. Plenty of water sports and activities choices. Well done...

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Dear ric2323, I am delighted to read of your enjoyable stay with us recently 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...

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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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $873 - $3,418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — JA Manafaru 4.5*
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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“We stayed in a Sunset Villa and it was lovely watching the sun set every evening from our balcony.”
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“For privacy, choose the water villas on the 200s, or higher numbers. 200s seem more secluded but are a bit further from the restaurants.”
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