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Geneva, SWI
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Sydwey
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you step out of the airport and you are greeted by the resort reps you know you are in for something special, we were whisked away to there luxury sea plane lounge , coffee and snacks were served and we were able to relax whilst waiting for the seaplane .75 minutes after departing we were greeted by...

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

Dear awoolley440, Thank you for sharing your memories of your time at JA Manafaru with the TripAdvisor community. It was a great pleasure to have you and your partner staying with us, and lovely to learn of how you were made to feel by the service we offer here at JA Manafaru. It is always reassuring to receive such feedback...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just spent 5 nights at JA, in a sunset water villa. Fantastic stay! Everything from design of furnitures to food to service was truly top class. Great snorkeling and diving at the house reef and even better a 30 min boat drive away (we saw 2 huge Mantas at a reef just 30 min away). What really surprised us was...

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

Dear Ted S, Thank you for taking the time to share your memories with other travellers here on TripAdvisor. It was an enormous pleasure to have you and your partner staying with us. It was also nice to all the positive factors that made this holiday experience much more relaxing and enjoyable. I have shared your kind review with the...

Taipei
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience at this resort. Upon arriving at the dock, with the warm welcome from the GM, Manager, down to the hosts. Resort is fabulous, with all the activities and delicious food. We stay at the beach villa for 2 days, and water villa for 2 days, it is definitely a trip of a life time. This is...

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

Dear 697chunyiw, Thank you very much for your delightful review. I am thrilled to read of what a wonderful and memorable honeymoon you had here at the resort and thank you for your compliments towards my team. Once again, thank you for choosing JA Manafaru and we can’t wait to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future....

Leicester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 8 nights in Ja Manafaru in February. The accommodation was superb, sunset water bungalow, very private and fish all around the bungalow. The staff could not have been more helpful and attentive. Would recommend a visit to the Spa, very relaxing. All of the restaurants were good with views of the ocean and a great choice of food.

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

Dear Helen M, Thank you very much for your charming review. It was a great pleasure to have you staying with us and I am thrilled that you had such a relaxing holiday. It is always a pleasure to receive such lovely reviews and comments from guests that have such an enjoyable experience. I very much hope you shall come...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • 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
Location: Maldives > Haa Alif Atoll > Manafaru Island
Price Range: $811 - $2,693 (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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“All room categories are perfect, even lowest room category has personal pool and direct beach access.”
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“Personally, we like the sunrise side”
 of 5 bubbles Xujyafu, 1 week ago | Read review
“all villas and suites have the wow factor ,”
 of 5 bubbles awoolley440, 1 week ago | Read review
“The sunset villas were particular delightful!”
 of 5 bubbles KelFranz, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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