Imagine dwelling on an atoll of resplendent beauty, on an islet lost in the middle of the lagoon... does this image conjure up the Robinson Crusoe fantasies you have always longed for?
Jet off in discovery of Ja Manafaru, paradise on Earth, and revel in the Mother Nature's wonders in all their splendour.
Manafaru Island exudes an exotic feel, resolutely calling out to total relaxation. Abundant sun, white sand, turquoise waters... You will instantly indulge in the water activities that lend the Maldives its glorious reputation: the breathtakingly beautiful beaches and the lagoon, a veritable open-air aquarium, are tantalizingly tempting. It's time to give into your whims and abandon yourself Don your bathing suit, grab your beach towel and straw hat, and allow yourself to fall into the gentle rhythm of this island.
Whether you are seeking the ultimate beachside relaxation or the thrill of hovering over water, on a villa on stilts, the resort meets your needs with its 84 villas and suites. Their natural yet sophisticated charm will delight adventurous families and couples in quest of a romantic hideaway in equal measure. No matter your desire, you will be enthralled by the magnificent sunsets fiery redhues and your Oneness with nature.
Beach Bungalow with Private Pool
For your stay in the Maldives, JA Manafaru (formerly Beach House Iruveli) offers you to reside in one of its 22 Beach Bungalows of 150 m². You will enjoy unique privacy in a comfortable bungalow surrounded by tropical greenery, with direct access to the sea, separate sleeping and living areas, en-suite bathroom, and secluded plunge pool.
Also includes outdoor rain shower, two sun decks with daybed and sun loungers, beach cabana.
Capacity: 2 adults + 2 children (under 16); or 3 adults + 1 infant
Sunrise Water Villas With Infinity Pool
JA Manafaru offers 24 Sunrise Water Villas for your holiday in the Maldives. With an area of 110 m², they are ideal for family stays and have exceptional views over the ocean, especially for early risers looking to partake in exquisite Maldivian sunrises. Each Villa features an infinity pool with direct access to the lagoon from the adjoining deck, and a bedroom and living area – the latter having a glass floor panel for admiring the seabed below. The open-sky bathroom is equipped with a stunning rain shower and i-Spa bathtub.
Capacity: 2 adults + 2 children (between 8 and 16 years); or 3 adults
Sunset Water Villas With Infinity Pool
The 23 Sunset Water Villas of JA Manafaru offer magnificent vistas of the Indian Ocean, particularly for those wishing to revel in evening sunsets while on vacation in the Maldives. Set upon over-water stilts, these villas have a living space of 110 m², including an infinity pool with direct access to the lagoon from the adjoining deck, and a bedroom and living area – the latter having a glass floor panel for admiring the seabed below. The open-sky bathroom is equipped with a stunning rain shower and i-Spa bathtub.
Capacity: 2 adults + 2 children (between 8 and 16 years); or 3 adults
Beach Suites With Private Pool
For your stay in the Maldives, choose one of the 12 Beach Suites having an area of 225 m² and one bedroom at JA Manafaru (formerly Beach House Iruveli). These Suites are located just steps away from the beachfront – with a private cabana – and are ideal for couples looking for seclusion and tranquillity, as well as for families and groups of friends. Each suite has a bedroom and adjacent living area, as well as a private plunge pool, an open-sky bathroom with rain shower, and i-Spa bath. A beachside outdoor deck provides ample space for sun bathing and dining, with views onto the majestic ocean.
Capacity: 2 adults + 2 children (under 16); or 4 adults + 1 infant
Grand Water Suite With Private Infinity Pool
With its exclusive location at the end of the Water Villa jetty, the Grand Water Suite of 350 m² features two bedrooms, each with king-size bed and an en-suite open-sky bathroom, providing the ultimate setting for a stay with family or friends in the Maldives. The over-water wooden terrace opens from both bedrooms and the living room, is furnished with sun beds, dining table and chairs, and a stunning infinity swimming pool, offering endless panoramas of the turquoise sea and neighbouring islands. The lagoon is accessible via a stairway leading from the deck.
Capacity: 4 adults + 2 children (8 to 16 years); or 5 adults + 2 infants
Royal Island Suites With Private Pools
Even more exclusive, JA Manafaru offers a Royal Island Suite, comprising an area of 600 m² with two sumptuous bedrooms, perfect for large families or a group of friends. Located on the beach, this very private and luxurious Suite is your choice for pampering and relaxation, featuring a large infinity pool, sauna and Hammam, as well as a Spa treatment room. Built on two levels, the two open-air bathrooms include outdoor showers and i-Spa facilities – the Master bathroom has the privilege of a separate private plunge pool, sun bed and open-sky deck. There is a centralised living room, and a beautiful pool-side dining kiosk adjoins the expansive outdoor terrace. A private beach cabana is provided for savouring the majestic ocean views.
Capacity: 4 adults + 2 children; or 5 adults and 2 infants
Royal Residence With Private Spa
Designed for pampering and relaxation at its most luxurious, the Royal Residence at JA Manafaru is the Maldives at its best with 650 m² of space spread over two storeys that includes three bedrooms, two spectacular pools, a barbecue area, as well as sauna and Hammam, and an exclusive Spa treatment room. Additional features include elegant dining and living areas that open onto the spacious sundeck bordering the infinity swimming pool. A few steps through the lush greenery leads to a private beach with secluded beach cabana. There are two open-air bathrooms with outdoor showers and i-Spa facilities – the Master bathroom has the privilege of a separate private plunge pool, sun bed and open-sky deck. Numerous residence-enhanced benefits apply including VIP airport experience, dedicated host and butler, and an array of complimentary services – ask about these when reserving to stay in the Royal Residence.
Capacity: 6 adults + 2 children (under 16); or 7 adults + 3 infants
- - Complimentary Welcome Drink
- - Complimentary Wi-Fi
- - Dedicated Villa Host
- - Private Pool
- - Private Mini Bar & Wine Bar
- - Selection of Tea, Coffee Machine, Kettle, Daily Water, Fruit Platter
- - Flat Screen TV, Satellite Channels
- - Personal Safe
- - Pillow Menu
- - Portable Phone With IDD
- - Life Jacket
- - Bathrobes
- - 24-Hour Room Service
Embark on a culinary journey, with the Indian Ocean or tropical greenery as your backdrop during your stay in the Maldives. Savour traditional and innovative dishes in the magical seaside setting of JA Manafaru.
- ● White Orchid: Set over the ocean, serving an exotic mix of Chinese, Thai specialty and Japanese dishes complete with live Teppanyaki cooking for dinner.
- ● Ocean Grill: Beachfront setting offering a selection of seafood and steaks, freshly prepared from our live grill.
- ● The Cellar: With daily chef specials complimented by an extensive vintage selection of wines. The ‘wine cave’ is the perfect and exclusive venue to indulge in gourmet dishes.
- ● Kakuni Restaurant: Serving a magnificent breakfast buffet with an array of both local and international delicacies and with Special Buffet Dinner Nights organised twice a week.
- ● Horizon Lounge: A luxurious sunset spot to enjoy unique cocktail creations.
- ● Infinity Bar and Pool: A seamless view over our infinity pool towards the Indian Ocean, serving freshly prepared salads, sandwiches and appetisers throughout the day.
- ● Andiamo Bistro and Pool: A casual Italian-inspired restaurant serving a vast selection of home-made pizzas, pastas and salads, set within a lush oasis around the main resort swimming pool.
- - Welcome Cocktail
- - Villa Bicycles
- - Buggy Service
- - Children’s Amenities & Facilities
- - Mini Club / Playground
- - Recreation Center for Teenagers
- - Business Centre
- - Meeting Room
- - Library
- - Wi-Fi Throughout Resort
- - Daily Newspaper
- - Bookstore
- - Luggage Storage for Early Arrivals & Late Departures
- - Resort Mosque
- - Wedding Anniversaries & Birthday Celebrations – Birthday/Celebration Cake Will Be Provided; Specific Additional Activities & Facilities Can Be Arranged For An Additional Charge
- - Honeymoon Occasion Available With 4-Night Minimum Stay – Marriage Certificate Copy Less Than 6 Months Old To Be Presented Upon Check-In. All Honeymoon Guests Receive The Following Per Villa Per Stay:
o Arrival Fruit Basket & Bottle of Champagne In-Villa
o Scented Bath Setup
o Romantic In-Villa Breakfast Experience Once During Stay
o Romantic Turn Down Service, Cocktails & Chocolate – Night Prior to Departure
- - Baby Sitting
- - Custom Wedding Organisation
- - Organisation of Private Dinner
- - Currency Exchange Service
- - On-Site Clinic with Doctor
- - Printing Services
- - Resort Boutique
Coolzone is a fabulous kids club for children aged 4 to 12 years which houses a private swimming pool, a games room and numerous recreational activities for kids to take part in both indoors and out.
Chillzone is available for everyone including older children as from 12 years of age. This leisure club offers Xbox and electronic games, pool and ping pong tables, board games, flight simulator, and a daily activity schedule for outdoor pursuits.
Babysitting facilities are offered with an additional charge for a minimum of 2 hours; to be booked in advance
RESORT DRONE POLICY
Out of respect for all guests’ solitude, privacy and safety, we have designated the island a No-Drone fly zone. We therefore kindly request all guests to refrain from flying drones anywhere on the island.
Live entertainment is featured twice a week at Horizon Lounge, and Kakuni offers Maldivian buffet dining every week with a locally-inspired show.
SPA & WELLNESS
Calm Spa and Salon offers authentic Maldivian traditions infused with the therapeutic wonders of Ayurveda and Aromatherapy.
The Spa offers 6 double treatment rooms, 2 single rooms, 1 Ayurveda room fitted for Shirodhara therapies, and 1 massage room built specifically for traditional Thai massages. It also offers complimentary access to its hydrotherapy bath, sauna and steam rooms. A beauty salon provides manicure and pedicure services.
The Mind and Body Movement Pavilion at the Spa is a dedicated fitness and wellness centre, offering private instructors, and tailor-made yoga and fitness programs
The lagoon around Manafaru Island is rather large, although there is no coral garden inside. On the other hand, beautiful reefs are nearby for discovery excursions organised by the PADI and SSI-certified diving centre. Many highly preserved dive sites are situated 15 to 45 minutes away from the Haa Alif atoll by boat.
The centre also provides PADI dive courses for all levels of divers. Other water activities are available including snorkelling safaris – use of gear is complimentary to JA Manafaru guests – on which you will ride in one of the Maldives renowned Dhoni boats.
- - 3 Island Swimming Pools
- - Wind Surfing (Basic Experience Required)
- - Kayaking
- -Paddle Boarding (SUP)
- - Catamaran Sailing (License or Certification Required)
- - Snorkelling
- - Beach Volleyball
- - Beach Football & Beach Tennis
- - Tennis Courts
- - Board Games
- - Pool Table
- - Ping Pong
- - Mah Jong
- - Eco Golf
- - Gymnasium Open 24 Hours
- - Zumba
- - Aqua Gym
- - Yoga
- - PADI 5-Star Diving Centre
- - Spa
- - Water & Mono Skiing
- - Wake Boarding
- - Jet Skiing
- - Knee Boarding
- - Banana Boat & Fun Tubes
- - Speed Boat Excursions
- - Seatopia Marine Research Centre
- - Tailor-Made Experiences
▪ Herb Garden Culinary Tours
▪ Maldivian Cuisine Cooking Classes
▪ Romantic Beach Dinners
▪ Fishing Trips
▪ Dolphin Watching
▪ Sunset Boat Cruises
▪ Local Island Tours
▪ Memorable Castaway Experience (On A Private Island)
▪ Wedding & Blessing Ceremonies