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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely incredible experience for our honeymoon. We could not be any happier. The property itself is beautiful and our sunset villa was everything we wanted it to be and more. We did the all-inclusive, and the food options are top, especially Ocean Grill. Regardless if you do the all-inclusive or not, make sure you spend some time at the Cellar,...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a holiday to celebrate a special Birthday - and it was worth every penny! The island is beautifull the accommodation was fantastic and the staff were amazing they never stopped trying to make our stay better and more special. I would LOVE to go back!

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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an amazing resort I would recommend to anyone wanting a lovely holiday staff were excellent food was amazing locaton was excellent I will definitely be going back again next time I'll take the rest of my family

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

Dear ianericg, I am thrilled to read your glowing review based on your experience with us and thank you so much for taking the time to share your memories of JA Manafaru on TripAdvisor. I shall be sharing your compliments with my team and very much hope we shall have the pleasure of welcoming you back and this time with...

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our first time on Maldives. But for years we went to Zanzibar, last year visited Seychelles. Hence, we are not that prone to the words like “paradise”. Therefore, just facts with some emotions. All in all, it were fabulous 4 days. We don’t know how things will turn out but as of today we are ready to come back to...

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderful resort and beautiful, the negative is the distance across the water plane, the crew distinct and hospitable, notably a Romani officer who pleased his handling of upscale Thank you Romani 🌷🌷

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

Dear Sulimanal3gaily, 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 your compliments towards my team in particular Romany and his service towards you. He was very pleased to receive such an amazing feedback and sends his best wishes too. As...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our stay at this gorgeous island! We also took advantage of our time there and got our diving certification as well. We highly recommend this hotel for its location, the quality of the food and the service. The only headache was the arrival at Malé airport, it was very hot/humid and the lines for passport control were chaotic...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your charming review. I am pleased to know that overall you had an enjoyable stay and most importantly congratulations on your new diving certification. I have also taken note of your arrival experience at the airport which could sometimes be quite busy and unfortunately beyond our control. Nevertheless, it is worthwhile to mention that some...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

generally, this is a very luxury and enjoyed island for customers who enjoy a more private and quiet vacation experience. but for the "party guys", its may be a little bit too calm. the room , especially the beach bunglow is very impressive, but the water villa is not very comfortable during the season of strong wave

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

Dear jessicaW3398GA, Thank you very much for taking the time to review JA Manafaru on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read of what a lovely time you had and shall be sure to share your comments with my team. I very much hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to the resort in the near future. Once again,...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago

That kind of holiday you wish never will end! A Beautiful Island, very kind and familial atmosphere, great food and drinks. A boost for your body and soul. We Would defenately come back to this Beautiful Bounty Island again.

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Dear peternG997HB, That is such a wonderful accolade that you have bestowed upon us. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here on TripAdvisor. I very much look forward to welcoming you back to JA Manafaru. My sincere regards, William Harley-Fleming General Manager

Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyable stay and good service.everything is perfect. staff is really kind and helpful. They give you everything you need.Worth the money we spend. We would like to go there again with my family,

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

Dear Deekay2017, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review. I am very pleased to see all the positive aspects of your experience at the resort especially your kind words about my team whom you have highly recognised. I have this morning shared your comments with them and they were very pleased to receive such an amazing feedback. Once again,...

Chepstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply one of the best resorts you'll ever stay at. The island is reached by a 75min seaplane from Male airport, upon arrival at Male you are greeted and shown to a private lounge with showers and drinks before getting on a seaplane - this is an experience in itself and significantly less bumpy than most long haul flights. The...

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Dear mdavey2017, Thank you very much for your lovely review about your stay with us and for choosing JA Manafaru to celebrate your honeymoon. I am thrilled to hear that you had an amazing experience here at JA Manafaru and that you found the service incredible. I am also happy to see all the positive elements and equally glad to...

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Amenities

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  • 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
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • 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
Location: Maldives > Haa Alif Atoll > Manafaru Island
Price Range: $815 - $2,705 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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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, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Sunset water villas, ask for villa numbers above 510 for more privacy”
  • Sunset water villa 512
  • Sunset water villa 512
  • Sunset water villa 512
  • Sunset water villa 512
  • Sunset water villa 512
 of 5 bubbles srhug, 3 weeks ago | 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, Jan 15, 2017 | Read review
“Always select Water Villa and All Inclusive Plan”
 of 5 bubbles BluesMan2047, Jan 12, 2017 | Read review
“For families the beach villas are the best, with access directly to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Mojovi, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
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