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Get an overview of this hotelUpscale hotel on the beach, with 3 outdoor swimming pools



Wake up to the ocean at your door at this Manafaru Island hotel, which is nestled on the beach.

Hotel Features

Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at JA Manafaru's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 84 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and iPod docks. Upscale amenities include private plunge pools and private spa tubs, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like sofa beds and living rooms.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at JA Manafaru are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Hotel Amenities

Some rates at JA Manafaru are all-inclusive. These rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

JA Manafaru features a full-service spa, 3 outdoor swimming pools, an outdoor tennis court, and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and 2 bars/lounges. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a business center and a meeting room. This luxury hotel also offers a children's pool, a steam room, and spa services.

JA Manafaru is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 84 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Children's club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Children's pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Separate living room  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Miniature golf on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Video-game console 
  • Pay movies 
  • Fireplace 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, some free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Private spa tub 
  • Private plunge pool 
  • Separate living room 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Frette Italian sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary breakfast each morning. An additional breakfast (subject to charges) is served daily.

White Orchid - This beachfront fine-dining restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Open daily.

Ocean Grill - This beachfront restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Open daily.

The Cellar - This wine bar serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Kakuni Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Open daily.

Horizon Lounge - This tapas bar serves dinner only. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor tennis court and a health club are featured at the hotel. 3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a steam room.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

De Spa has 9 treatment rooms. Services include massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

  • Number of treatment rooms 9 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.
Guests arriving into Malé will be met by a representative who will escort them to their seaplane flight. Scheduled departures from Malé to the resort are 11 AM and 4 PM. Scheduled departures from the resort to Malé are 6 AM and 2 PM.
Guests may enjoy the JA Manafaru lounge facilities at the airport. Guests arriving on an international flight after 3 PM will require an overnight stay in Malé and will be transferred the following morning on the 11 AM seaplane flight. Guests with an international flight departure before 9:30 AM will require an overnight stay in Malé and will leave the property the night before.
Guests must contact the property with their flight details after booking to arrange seaplane transfer. Failure to do so may result in additional waiting time or an overnight stay in Malé at the guest's expense.
Seaplane baggage allowances are 20 kilograms luggage and 5 kilograms hand baggage per adult and child, and 10 kilograms luggage per infant. Any luggage in excess of the allowance will only be carried if space is available.
In the event of any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to extreme weather conditions, aircraft or unserviceable equipment, or operational conditions or requirements, causing the cancellation of the seaplane flight, the property will reschedule guests onto the next transfer. The property will not be responsible for any additional expenses incurred as a result of any delays, cancellations, or alterations arising from this.
Seaplane transfers may have one possible stop en route.
For more details, and for additional restrictions, please contact the property directly using the contact information provided on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.

No elevators

No pets or service animals allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 360.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 360.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 180.00 (from 6 to 11 years old)
  • Floatplane transfer per adult: USD 660.00 (roundtrip)
  • Transfer service fee per child: USD 460.00 (roundtrip), (from 3 to 12 years old)
  • Resort fee: USD 6.00 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 0.00 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

If you require a visa to enter the country, your property may be able to help with the supporting documents needed to obtain one. To learn more, you can reach out to the property via the contact details included on your booking confirmation. The property may charge for this assistance, even if you end up cancelling your reservation. All arrangements are solely between the property and yourself. Guests must transfer via floatplane to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. Up to 10 children 2 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Seaplane discount

Book a minimum 4-night minimum stay in any room and receive a 25% discount on seaplane transfers.

Seaplane transfer is required to reach the property. Guests must contact the property after booking to arrange transportation; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email.

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