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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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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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I spent what felt like an eternity researching the best Maldivian island to visit. JA was simply PERFECT in all ways and I would not review such a high standard unless it really did exceed expectations! JA is the most Northern island and therefore no noise, light or plastic
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As we stepped off of the seaplane upon arrival at JA Manafaru, to be met by Vlad, the General Manager and a selection of his staff, he welcomed us with the words 'welcome to paradise' and by the end of 13 days, he wasn't far wrong! The resort is the whole island and genuinely we
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This hotel has to be the best hotel in Maldives. Food is exquisite, and the variety is vast. you have your own personal host who is the truly the most helpful person (its as if you have a butler on call), in particular ours zaanir was truly exceptional. The overwater villas are
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the JA Manafaru was truly a paradise! This was our third visit to the Maldives but first to JA and we will never stay anywhere else. Great customer service in all aspects of our stay. Our Experience Host - Mohamed Ajwad - was unbelievable and anticipated our every need and want.
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Response from vladreyes, General Manager at JA Manafaru
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Trek24136168783 Thank you very much for the wonderful '5 Balls' review of your recent 'Trip to Paradise'! Thank you for your compliments and for your promise to come back and not consider going to another resort in the Maldives! I will pass on your comments to Ajwad in order that he gets encouragement for doing the good work that he does. Looking forward to your return to our Paradise! Safe travels.
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We had an amazing stay at the JA Manafaru, the location is stunning, the sunset villa was great and the level of service and staff are incredible. The team are easily the best I have ever encountered at a hotel, they genuinely go out of their way to make sure you enjoy your
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Response from vladreyes, General Manager at JA Manafaru
Responded 2 days ago
Dear FTS1207 We're truly thankful for the wonderful review you have given us and the perfect '5 Balls' rating on TripAdvisor! We are touched by your comments about incredible associates we have on the island whose mission in life is to take care of the needs of their guests in order to make their memories in the Maldives to be purely about Manafaru. We have put together several meal plans for guests to choose from, depending on your food and beverage requirements. We've had many a guests also who recommend the Ultra All Inclusive meal plan to suit their style and needs. We also taken note on your comments about the treatments we have in our Calm Spa. This will definitely be taken into consideration for any future revisions we have on our offerings. We look forward to your promise to return. Safe travels.
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Villaens terrasse.
Vores rengøringsmand Riyaz arrangerede dette vores sidste aften, mens vi spiste middag.
Hi Cai, The entertainment is usually pretty low key in the Maldives unless you go to a much bigger Island like Kuredu! but they have a bar on JA that sometimes has things going on and also has music.
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Hi, we were on the ultra all inclusive package which did include drinks and the mini bar plus the snacks in your villa. There are some premium spirits that are not included. If you go on to the website you can find a lot of information and bar menu that states which wines are included. There are about 7 of each, white, red and Rosé wine. Hope this has helped
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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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"If you want to see ocean life beneath your feet,go for an ocean villa - if you like sand and sunbathing on a beach, go for a beach villa."
"Sunrise rooms are less expensive and have the most beautiful view! Dont miss the Sea Bob water-activity"
"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."
US$576 - US$1,800 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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