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JA Manafaru

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$750*
US$590*
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

It was our first visit to Maldives from the male airport we were transferred to JA Manafaru lounge for sea plane to take us to our resort where we met a great person Mr William Gm of that resort was travelling with us he was an amazing person he leads us to the seaplane as we arrived to the JA...

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This was our first time in the Maldives. From the moment we arrived in Male we were whisked away into JA Manafaru lounge waiting for our sea plane. We had 3 suitcases missing from our connecting flight from Dubai to male! I was rather annoyed as it was my children's suitcases with everything they would need for the holiday. The...

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

Dear BPatel20, Thank you very much for taking the time to share such a candid and detailed review of your experience at JA Manafaru. It is absolutely wonderful to see how well you describe your time at the Island especially your interaction with our associates, some of whom you have personally acknowledged by name. Indeed Rameez, Romany, Khy and Melania...

Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment we landed in Male, our dream vacation became reality. We were greeted by representatives from the resort who escorted us to check-in our luggage for the seaplane flight and then showed us to the JA lounge. The lounge staff member gave us a warm welcome and showed us around the lounge. We enjoyed some coffee while we...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When initially searching for a resort to stay in the Maldives, we found it overwhelming. We wanted to stay at a place that wasn't overtly commercial but yet gave us the luxury we wanted for our honeymoon. JA Manufaru was above and beyond anything we could have ever imagined. It was truly a hidden gem. From arriving on the island,...

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

Dear Tabitha83, I am thrilled you found paradise in JA Manafaru and thank you for choosing us to celebrate this special occasion. It is really nice to know that you had such an enjoyable experience and I am happy to see that you also had the opportunity to extend your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to...

Mumbai
Reviewed 1 week ago

An awesome resort that exudes luxury and a homely feel. Great food and drink quality along with some outstanding staff. A complete winner. The location is far from male but gives a feeling of being remote and the sea plane ride into the island is a great way to make an entry.

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

Dear nagsris, 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...

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent experience and great holidays. But I had to mention same drawbacks. Some restaurants (White Orchid first of all) here does not correspond the high level of the hotel (only Sushi and sashimi, which are not very difficult to prepare are good). But otherwise it's a great hotel with super villas, which I surely recommend.

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

Dear Елена К, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of JA Manafaru here on TripAdvisor. It was really nice to see some of the positive factors that made your stay with us much more enjoyable; however, I have also taken note of your comments with regards to White Orchid. Once again, thank you for your ringing...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an incredible time at JA from the time I arrived till the end, staff are very attentive, always smiling, and very professional, they left nothing for you to ask for or think about, they even pay attention to the tiniest detail. The resort is amazing as well, beautiful, clean and relaxing. Food is super. Activities are plenty. Also...

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

Dear lulwa80, 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 the Island left with fond memories. I have shared your lovely review with the team this morning...

St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Ja Manfaru for our Honeymoon for 10 nights from the 27th April to 8th May in a Sunrise Water Pool Villa on a bed and breakfast basis. After many hours looking we choose Ja Manfaru due to its peaceful location away from Male and the domestic and international flights; also being North of Male it has a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really comfortable resort! We visited on a family trip. All the staff are friendly and they love children. The best location, beautiful rooms, infinity pool in the room, restaurants with different tastes, activities, all the things to see in Maldives resort are complete. A special place is a wine cellar restaurant. The atmosphere and taste are the best. I will...

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

Dear yusuke716, Thank you for your delightful review. It is really nice to see some of the positive factors that made you stay with us much more enjoyable and I also appreciate you taking the time to shine a light on my team. They are truly stars and I have shared your lovely compliments with them. I must also say...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this resort for our honeymoon and what a week we had! To avoid writing a thesis we have decided to dot point our highlights: - Friendly greeting on departure, and our experience host ran through everything we needed to know. She ensured that our week went smoothly and was at call for any query. A joy to deal...

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Dear sissyc747, Thank you for taking the time to share such a charming review here on TripAdvisor. It was such a pleasure to have you both staying with us, and I am thrilled you chose to spend such a special occasion here at the resort. I am so pleased to read of what a lovely stay you had and how...

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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
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • 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
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $944 - $3,443 (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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“Water Villa”
Jamestraveller2020, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“over the water villa is a MUST!!”
  • Watching the sunset from our pool day bed
  • Sunrise in our infinity pool
  • Our personal day bed in our villa
  • doors open - can jump straight out of the bath and into the ocean!
  • Swimming in front of the villa
  • umm.. no words
Naomi493, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I really suggest the Beach Suite Villa as really paradise”
clairemonde, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All room categories are perfect, even lowest room category has personal pool and direct beach access.”
muskantravels, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Water Villa 523, Beach Suite 302”
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