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Sydwey
Reviewed yesterday 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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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia 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 5 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent a week at J A Manafaru with our 8 month old son. Every single detail was taken care of to ensure this was the trip of a lifetime. The chef even met with us to make sure our son's purees were made to perfection. The service was of the highest quality from start to finish.

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

Dear jan_inthedhabi, Thank you so very much for taking the time to review JA Manafaru. I am thrilled to read your charming review and learn of what a wonderful experience you had here at the resort. It was great pleasure to have you staying with us and I very much hope to have another opportunity of welcoming you back to...

Delhi
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Women On Wanderlust thoroughly enjoyed their stay and celebrating Women's Day at Manafaru. Highlights - Pampering, Snorkeling & Water Sports. Well just loved the place and people. We plan to return sometime soon.

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

Dear sumitras2017, Thank you for sharing your experience of JA Manafaru on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to have you all staying with us and I am thrilled to see how enjoyable your time was. Along with my team, we can’t wait to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the resort in the future, and would like to...

London
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 10 nights at JA Manafaru - it provided us with a perfect, relaxed getaway. It is a long way to go and the connecting Sea Plane journey is quite long but it is definitely worth it. The snorkelling is amazing and it is well worth doing one of the boat trips to the nearby islands. It was a...

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

Dear 918nigelo, Thank you so very much for taking the time to review JA Manafaru on TripAdvisor. I am absolutely thrilled to read of what an enjoyable and memorable stay you had with us. It was a great pleasure to have you staying here and I hope this won’t be your last visit. It is of enormous value to us...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Island was amazing, what a fantastic place. Food and drink was on point (well worth going all inclusive) Plenty to do if you want to, snorkelling was incredible around the jetty. Along with the water sports. The staff really made it what it was for us ! from Yamin our experience host who went above and beyond to do...

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Dear jamesevy2017, I am thrilled you had such a memorable stay with us and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other TripAdvisor users. I also appreciate you taking the time to shine a light on Yamin, Moosa, Shaad and Rasheed, I will definitely share your kind words with them. We absolutely enjoyed hosting you at...

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Highlights
  • 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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  • 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
Region: Maldives > Haa Alif Atoll > Manafaru Island
Price Range: ₹ 52,966 - ₹ 1,76,051 (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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“Personally, we like the sunrise side”
 of 5 bubbles Xujyafu, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
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“The sunset villas were particular delightful!”
 of 5 bubbles KelFranz, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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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