JA Manafaru is located on an idyllic island and provides a tranquil and mesmerizingly romantic destination but with a range of facilities for families to enjoy. Guests have a choice of villas from over-water to beachfront location, and each villa offers the ultimate in luxury with generous space.

Beach Bungalows with private pool  – These villas offer 45 square metres of indoor living space and 104 square metres of outdoor living space and are surrounded by lush tropical plants and just moments from the beach. There is an open-air bathroom, sun deck, plunge pool and day bed as well as a private beach cabana with beautiful ocean views.

Sunrise or Sunset Water Villas with infinity pool – These villas are spacious with 110 square metres of indoor living space and are either situated on the sunrise or sunset part of the island. There is a generous bedroom and lounge space and a partially open-air bathroom with rain shower and spa bathtub. There is a glass panel floor so you can enjoy watching the marine life without leaving the comfort of your villa.

One Bedroom Beach Suite with private pool – With 225 square metres of living space, these spacious villas feature a separate bedroom and lounge with plenty of outdoor space with decks and a private plunge pool. There is also a private cabana.

Two Bedroom Grand Water Villa – These villas have 350 square metres of indoor living and 165 square metres of outdoor living space and situated over the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean with views of the uninhabited islands of  Medhafushi and Govvafushi. The villas feature an octagonal roof with thatch detail and breezy relaxation spaces.

Two Bedroom Royal Island Suite with private pool – These spacious villas offer complete privacy. These spectacular two-storey residences boast a host of amenities and facilities for guests enjoyment. There are two master suites, one of which has a private plunge pool and there is a spa treatment room, a large infinity pool and expansive outdoor leisure areas. Indoors is a spacious living and dining area and other amenities include a WII, telescope and Karaoke machine.the spa where healing, revitalising and relaxing therapies will enhance your stay even further. Should you wish to travel with the family provisions have also been made such as spacious two bedroomed villas and a children’s club.

There are three resort swimming pools, as well as a library, a games room and a golf simulator. Land sports available include tennis, beach volleyball, table tennis, a pool table and a fitness centre with wellness classes.

There is a host of watersports activities available such as kayaking, windsurfing, stand-up paddle boarding, Catamaran sailing, jet-skiing, wake boarding and water-skiing.

The Maldives boast some of the best dive sites in the world, and the Dive Centre offer a range of courses for novices through to experienced divers.

There is a choice of dining outlets including White Orchid for Asian fusion cuisine, Ocean Grill for the freshest seafood and delicious meats cooked on the grill, Kakuni for breakfast and buffet style lunch and dinners, and Andiamo Bistro and Pool bar for snacks and refreshments. The Cellar offers an extensive selection of fine wines and is located two and a half metres below sea level – the perfect place private wine tasting or a dinner. Light snacks and meals are offered at the Infinity Bar and Pool and the Horizon Lounge is the perfect setting to enjoy the sunset whilst sipping on a cool and refreshing cocktail.

For the ultimate in pampering and relaxation, the Calm Spa offers a sophisticated collection of aromatherapy massages and treatments.

Getting there – Guests arriving to Male, will be greeted by a JA Manafaru host and personally escorted directly to their seaplane transfer or to the comfort of the JA Manafaru Guest Lounge. International transfer guests are invited to relax in the JA Manafaru Guest Lounge and enjoy complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, lights snacks and neck and shoulder massage (subject to availability), whilst awaiting seaplane transfers to your island sanctuary. Seaplane transfers to the resort operate twice daily for inbound and outbound transfers and travel time is approximately 75 minutes.

All suites and villas feature air-conditioning, complimentary WiFi, complimentary daily water and fruit, dedicated host, private bar, selection of tea, flat screen TV and satellite channels, personal safe, pillow menu, portable phone with IDD.

Beach Bungalow with Private Pool

  • 150 square metres
  • Near beach
  • Open-air bathroom
  • Sundeck with loungers
  • Plunge pool and day bed
  • Private beach cabana
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults & 1 child

Sunrise or Sunset Water Villa with Infinity Pool

  • 110 square metres
  • Partially open-air bathroom with rain shower/i-Spa bathtub
  • Lounge area
  • Sundeck with loungers
  • Plunge pool
  • Over-water hammock
  • Lounge area
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults & 2 children

One Bedroom Beach Suite with Private Pool

  • 225 square metres
  • Open-air bathroom with rain shower/i-Spa bathtub
  • Lounge
  • Outdoor deck
  • Daybed
  • Private beach cabana
  • Plunge pool
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults & 2 children

Grand Water Two Bedroom Suite with Private Infinity Pool

  • 350 square metres
  • Two bathrooms with rain showers/bathtubs
  • Sundeck with loungers
  • Infinity-edge pool
  • Over-water hammock
  • Lounge area
  • Maximum occupancy 4 adults & 1 child

Royal Island Two Bedroom Suite with Private Pool

  • 600 square metres
  • Master bedroom with king size bed, private plunge pool, loungers & daybed
  • Two ensuite outdoor bathrooms
  • Dining pavilion
  • Living room
  • Private beach area with cabana
  • Spa treatment room
  • Large infinity pool
  • Sauna & steam room
  • Maximum occupancy 4 adults & 2 children

Resort amenities

  • Three resort swimming pools
  • Library
  • Fitness centre
  • Wellness classes
  • Wind surfing
  • Kayaks
  • Water skiing
  • Dive centre
  • Spa
  • Beach volleyball


Pool and Beach

  • Each villa has a private plunge pool or swimming pool
  • The resort has three shared swimming pools
  • Beautiful white sandy beaches surround the private island


  • Rates include breakfast. Half Board and All Inclusive options are available for a supplement

All Inclusive option includes

  • All meals – including breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and beach bar in all restaurants except The Cellar
  • Soft drinks, coffee, water, selection of house wines, beer, house spirits during meals, without meals, around the pool and in bars
  • In-villa mini bar and in-villa wine fridge replenished once per day, including snacks
  • At certain speciality restaurants, there may be a special menu

Location Maldives

  • 1-2 Bedrooms
  • 1-2 Bathrooms

Quick Look

Luxury villas, private plunge pools, watersports, land sports, selection of restaurants and bars, luxury spa, three resort swimming pools.


JA Manafaru is located on the north end of the atoll and guests take a plane transfer from Male airport.

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