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JA Manafaru

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Tennis Court
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Haa Alifu Atoll, 2062
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Hanimaadhoo Airport23 mi
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A truly beautiful location with the most friendly and helpful staff. The food was excellent on all the occasions that we ate, breakfast, lunch or dinner. All the restaurants are in really lovely locations.
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Response from Vlad R, General Manager at JA Manafaru
Responded 3 days ago
Dear AndyrDavies Wow! Thank you very much for the perfect '5 Balls' rating you have given us on TripAdvisor! Really appreciate the recognition you have given us for the friendly and helpful associates on the island. We do our best to provide all our guests the most wholesome and delicious meals in the 7 food & beverage outlets we have scattered around our lovely island. Looking forward to welcoming you back to JA Manafaru which you have described as an Outstanding Location!
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When you read reviews about Ja Manafaru, you can get a bit bored as it is always the same feedback that you're gonna read : EVERYTHING WAS PERFECT, THIS WAS PARADISE. I want to make this one a little bit different by starting with the few VERY SMALL negative things about this
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Location outstanding - do not be put off by the sea plane trip - it is a great experience. Accommodation (beach suite), food and drink are superb. The staff are genuinely attentive and nothing is too much trouble.
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Response from Vlad R, General Manager at JA Manafaru
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Hattonfamily 2017 A family that enjoys a holiday together stays together at JA Manafaru! We thank you for your perfect '5 Balls' rating you have given us on TripAdvisor! Thank you for recognizing the good work that all the associates in the resort do for the ultimate pleasure of all our guests. With sincere gratitude for the Truly Excellent grade you have given us. Best regards.
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Every detail is absolutely magnificent! From their help upon arrival to Male and onto the Seaplane straight through every experience throughout our week, the staff and management genuinely prove that they care about your stay. Our Villa Host, Ghani was hands down the most
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Response from Vlad R, General Manager at JA Manafaru
Responded 3 days ago
Dear YG12719 Truly happy that your honeymoon was how you dreamt it should be - INCREDIBLE! We are very pleased that you have enjoyed all the little details we have done to make your short visit to the Maldives. Indeed, the views are gorgeous; I always complain that photos on the social media don't do it justice! Happy to note the names of the associates that have made a personal connection with you, including me! Safe travels back to the Maldives soon!
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We arrived on JA Manafaru with such a lovely welcoming from the GM and his staff, we was swiftly taken a quick tour of the Island on a buggy and then onto our room which was a pleasant surprise!, a beautiful view and an amazing bathroom and the best was that all the toiletries
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Dear RachelD36 Thank you very much for booking your Maldivian vacation at JA Manafaru. As George M mentioned, there bedroom and the sofa are in one big open space with no door at all. If you prefer, you can change your reservations for a Beach Suite which has a door between the living room and the bedroom. We look forward to welcoming you the our island paradise here at Manafaru. Safe travels, Vlad Reyes General Manager
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Dear Scott L Thank you very much for choosing to spend your idyllic Maldivian vacation at JA Manafaru. You should have no worries; our kitchen and restaurant associates are very familiar with the numerous dietary restrictions people have and deal with it on a regular basis with no issue. She can enjoy all the other food on the menu without any worries. Look forward to meeting you on the shores of JA Manafaru on the 17th of February. Safe travels. Vlad Reyes General Manager
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Dear Jacobn 762 Thank you for choosing JA Manafaru as your resort of choice here in the Maldives. The resort has a total of 7 food & beverage outlets through out the island where you have a choice of 2 restaurants for lunch and 4 restaurants for dinner plus the Infiniti Pool & Bar. Please be advised though that in villa dining is not included in your all inclusive meal plan. Looking forward to welcoming you to our shores. Safe travels, Vlad Reyes General Manager
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Dear Sophie L Thank you for choosing JA Manafaru as the place you’ve chosen for your idyllic Maldivian experience. Please be advised that we have 15 varieties of white, red, rose and sparkling wines available to choose from. Indeed, the minibar does provide some snacks. Please be advised though that the wine fridge is not included. Thanks.
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Thanks for choosing JA Manafaru as the island paradise you have chosen for your Maldivian holiday. Really Appreciate your question. We can not however answer that; the only advise I can give is: gratuities are a reflection of the joy you’ve received from the kind of service and attitude of the staff. Please note that all gratuities go 100% to the associates. See you soon!
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"Go for a sunset room"
"The room 206 is really the best according to us !"
"If you like a clear view of the beach and ocean 102, 103, 105 would be my choice."
"water villas are the best but maybe not for families with kids, plenty of other beautiful rooms around the island."
"We stayed at the OWB but I was curious to see the beach villas as they looked beautiful as well. Rooms was spacious and great for couples."
US$615 - US$4,098 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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