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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stayed just one night in November. Very nice and calm atmosphere of barefoot life and relax. Situated long fare in the North of Maldives and have a lots of space around island. Delfin cruise is to recommend. Situated long fare in the North of Maldives and have a lots of space around island. Dolphin cruise is to recommend.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Disappointef with the facility. Service was rather mediocre and bad cuisine selection. The island doesnt look like a 5 star resort and looks very old. The room is so la la but the size is good. Its a shame as the island is a beautiful place but the facility maintenance is poor. They should think of remodelling and improve the...

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Cozumel, Mexico
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderful experience! In Maldives, The best of it is its people! My husband and I went to the Maldives and stayed at the JA Manafaru as a gift from a beloved friend for our 31st wedding anniversary. The service of this marvelous hotel and its amazing people started the moment we arrived to the airport and ended until we made...

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

Dear lucycardin, Thank you very much for taking the time to share such a candid and detailed review of your experience at JA Manafaru. It is absolutely wonderful to see how well you describe your time at the Island especially your interaction with our associates, some of whom you have personally acknowledged by name. Indeed Ahmed and Romany are stars...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The perfect way to spend a week away from the hassle and bustle of working. Relaxing, quiet, beautiful and secluded on what feels like your own tropical island. Looked after by wonderful people who only seem to be there when you need them. Delicious food in numerous restaurants and comfortable 5 star rooms where you can swim to the reef...

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Sutton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned this morning from Manafaru and I cannot recommend this resort enough. Stayed for 3 nights as a stopover from Dubai and this place just wowed me in every way. Arrival is by seaplane (you can do it by speedboat from another island but the seaplane is an experience in itself - so recommend) and I stayed in a...

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

Dear 8LisaM8, Thank you so 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 and I must say that such feedback go a long way to motivating our associates. I very much hope to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The customer service the accomodation the excursions the food and presentation was the best experience of my life nothing can come next to the staff at JA Manafaru! I loved the beach the sand was fine . I loved the concept of the All inclusive where you have a buffet and Alacarte you can eat in any restaurant and you...

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

Dear Hyaweh, 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 along with Melania they send their festive greetings to you. Once again,...

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the most beautiful resorts I have ever stayed in, from restaurant choice, drinks and overall facilities are 6* What will keep me going back time and time again to this place is he staff. Never have I met such attentive, caring and efficient staff. There happiness and pride is infectious and nothing is ever too much...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

How sad to leave Manafaru and see the island get away from the plane ... We still have a head in the Maldives, our stay was perfect; Even better than in our dreams. We spent a week in Paradise, in a beautiful location, with impeccable staff, full of attentions, smiles and kindness. We especially think of Mangal, still on the...

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

Dear Benjamin M, A big thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your experience at JA Manafaru. This morning, I have shared your lovely compliments with my team in particular Romany, Ayaaz, Melania and Kyra who I must say are stars! They were very pleased to receive such an amazing feedback and pass on...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in late November 2016 for 4 days. Stayed in one of the bungalows it was great. The staff where fantastic and good not do enough for you. The food was excellent and backed up by superb service. A big thanks to our Villa Host Mohamed Ziraar and to Romany Nabil the restaurant manager. These 2 guys good...

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Dear Stephen S, It is indeed a pleasure to have had the chance to personally meet with you and thank you for taking the time to share such a charming review. I am happy to know that overall you had an enjoyable stay with us and I have shared your kind words with Ziraar, Romany and Melania who also pass...

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exelent envirement mainly for snorkeling , very beatiful garden and plantations , very clean. Villa over see luxury with infinity pool very usefull for sunbath. Services exelent and food is extra also

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Free Breakfast
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: €780 - €2,490 (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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