The most popular amenities:
Beach (first line)
Family rooms
Free Wi-Fi
Airport Shuttle

JA MANAFARU is an idyllic island escape in the Maldives that promises unique and exquisite experiences in a hidden tropical paradise.

JA Manafaru offers luxurious beach villas and over-water suites with private outdoor pools, decks and stunning views. The resort is situated on a 35-acre private island with a soft, white sandy beach on the northern-most Haa Alif Atoll.

A large number of villas
22 Beach Bungalows with Private Pools (150 sq.m)

Pure island cool surrounded by tropical greenery, just a few steps to the pristine beach and your private beach cabana. Spacious living, seating and sleeping areas connect with glorious nature through the use of dark wood and grey stone. Your open-air bathroom leads to an inviting sundeck, pool, daybed and sun loungers.

23 Sunset Water Villas with Infinity Pools (110 sq.m)

Make a toast to the vibrant Indian Ocean sunsets on your private deck, with magnificent views over the water. Watch the marine life through a glass panel in the floor, refresh in the infinity pool and unwind in deluxe interiors. Your partially open-air bathroom has a rain shower and a decadent i-Spa bathtub.

24 Sunrise Water Villas with Infinity Pools (110 sq.m)

Perfect for a brilliant canvas of sunrise colours as you wake up on a private, stilted space in the Indian Ocean. Observe the marine life through a glass panel in the floor, watch the horizon on your deck and refresh in the infinity pool. Your partially open-air bathroom has a rain shower and a decadent i-Spa bathtub.

12 One-bedroom Beach Suites with Private Pools (225 sq.m)

A tropical hideaway with an abundance of internal and external private space just steps away from the idyllic beach. Sink into your extremely private pool within an external courtyard where you can de-stress on a daybed, catch some sun on the loungers or stargaze in the evening. Indoors has a large living room, with separate bedroom and an open-air bathroom with rain shower and an i-Spa bathtub.

1 Grand Water Two-bedroom Suite with a Private Infinity Pool (350 sq.m)

Marvel at expansive views of the Indian Ocean’s turquoise waters and two uninhabited islands from this exclusive overwater stilted paradise with direct lagoon access. Thatch detail, designer amenities, a breezy living room, sea view bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, an outdoor sundeck and infinity pool complement this indulgent private space.

1 Royal Island Two-bedroom Suite with Private Pools (600 sq.m)

Settle into lavish island living in this two-storey beach residence with its own sauna, steam room and spa treatment space. A comfortable living area opens up to a sundeck which borders the pool and direct access to the beach.

1 The Royal Residence with Private SPA, Two Pools and 3 Bedrooms (650 sq.m)

Perfect for a large group of family or friends, this luxurious two storey suite offers the most spectacular pool, a barbecue area, sauna, steam and an exclusive spa treatment room where you can relax in complete privacy.

Various bars and restaurants
Kakuni restaurant

Serving local and international buffet for breakfast and special themed nights, featuring flavours of the world and Maldivian Cuisine.

Andiamo bistro and pool
Ocean grill
The cellar
Horizon lounge

A vibrant evening entertainment venue with themed evenings and live music.

White orchid restaurant

Offers an award-winning Asian fusion cuisine with inspiring ocean views.

Infinity bar and pool

Serving freshly prepared salads, sandwiches and appetisers throughout the day, overlooking the infinity pool and Indian Ocean. An ideal evening venue serving unique cocktails and light snacks.

Find a lot of interesting things for yourself

CALM SPA & SALON: Step into a tropical wellness haven as you open the intricately carved wooden door of a private, stand-alone treatment suite amidst lush greenery. Explore authentic Maldivian traditions infused with the therapeutic wonders of Ayurveda and Aromatherapy, complemented with a selection of ELEMIS facials, massages and anti-ageing treatments for men and women.


  • 2 couple treatment rooms
  • 6 single treatment rooms
  • 1 specialised Ayurvedic treatment room for Shirodhara treatments
  • 1 Thai massage room
  • All rooms include a private garden and an open-air rain shower and bathtub
In addition
  • Hair and beauty salon
  • Indoor and outdoor relaxation areas
  • ELEMIS Boutique
  • Jacuzzi, sauna and steam rooms
Playful hideaways for the younger ones
  • CoolZone kids’ club (3-12 years)
  • ChillZone teens’ club (8-16 years)
  • Children’s swimming pool
  • Dedicated activity programs
  • Babysitting service (from 12 months)
Leisure and recreation on land
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach soccer
  • Beach paddle tennis
  • Futsal pitch
  • Tennis court
  • Table tennis
  • Badminton court
  • Pool table
  • Fitness Centre
  • Games room with Mahjong
  • Library
  • Photography studios
  • Seatopia (Marine Research Centre)
Special experiences
  • Maldivian cooking class
  • Romantic beach dinner
  • Dolphin watching
  • Scenic boat cruises
  • Local island tour
  • Fishing trip
  • Eco golf driving range
  • Wedding blessing ceremony
For business
  • Boardroom for up to 14 attendees
  • Audio visual equipment
  • Wireless internet throughout the resort
  • Fax, photocopying and printing services
Ja lifestyle boutique

Features a range of fashionable apparel and beachwear, accessories, souvenirs, gifts, arts and crafts, books, magazines and other merchandise from the Maldives and around the world.