JA Manafaru

Experience a luxurious resort located in the northernmost atoll of the Maldives, a secluded haven of it’s own.

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Situated in the northernmost island resort within the Maldives Archipelago’s Haa Alifu Atoll, JA Manafaru embodies a profound commitment to preserving the delicate environmental equilibrium of this idyllic haven. Recognizing the imperative of safeguarding this earthly paradise for future generations, every individual on the island is deeply attuned to their role in maintaining ecological harmony. Embracing a global perspective on ecology, the resort has implemented a diverse array of sustainability initiatives aimed at minimizing its footprint on the surrounding ecosystem. Here, sustainability seamlessly intertwines with wellness amidst the natural lushness of the island, reflecting the resort’s core belief that actions benefiting the planet ultimately enhance the well-being of its inhabitants, and vice versa.


In JA Manafaru, guests are presented with a multitude of pathways towards wellness, each tailored to accommodate individual preferences and vacation styles. The resort’s philosophy centers around the concept of “Wellness Your Way,” emphasizing the freedom for guests to craft their own wellness experiences according to their desires. From indulging in gourmet dining experiences to engaging in rejuvenating workouts, guests have the flexibility to curate their wellness journey as they see fit. JA Manafaru’s flexible wellness programs are designed to seamlessly integrate with the island vacation experience, ensuring guests have ample time to soak up the sun and partake in the various attractions the Maldives has to offer. Whether guests seek to detoxify, enhance physical mobility, or cultivate mindfulness, the resort provides tailored solutions to meet their wellness aspirations.


Nestled within the secluded Haa Alifu Atoll, JA Manafaru’s Calm Spa Sanctuary epitomizes the unspoiled essence of the Maldives, evoking a sense of journeying back in time. The resort, steeped in local traditions, boasts the cultural Magey Hiyaa museum, enriching guests’ understanding of the island nation’s heritage. Embracing time-honored healing practices, the spa incorporates Dhivehi Beys herbal remedies, reflecting its commitment to holistic well-being. Introducing a new bespoke chakra balancing massage, the sanctuary utilizes heated spider cowrie shells and precious crystals to promote energy realignment and muscle relaxation, culminating in a lymphatic face massage for enhanced circulation and detoxification.

With seven double treatment rooms, a hair salon, and a nail salon featuring massage chairs, guests are offered an array of pampering experiences. Separate facilities for men and women include steam rooms, saunas, and plunge pools, ensuring a serene and personalized spa journey. A post-treatment relaxation room invites guests to linger and savor the rejuvenating effects of their experience. Embrace the opportunity to unwind fully with a diverse selection of massage treatments, body therapies, and salon services, surrendering to a realm of ultimate relaxation and indulgence.


  • Ethical Dining: JA Manafaru prioritizes ethical dining with initiatives like Ethical Meats and Homegrown, reducing plastic use and air miles while ensuring guests enjoy the freshest produce. Partnering with suppliers committed to humane farming, the resort guarantees ethically sourced meats and seafood, enhancing both taste and conscience
  • Alchemy Bar at the Spa: The newly introduced Alchemy Bar at Calm Spa offers guests an immersive experience in crafting spa products. Through complimentary workshops, guests learn to blend garden bounty into luxurious items like bathtub teas and face masks, infusing their at-home relaxation routines with the essence of JA Manafaru’s paradise.
  • Diverse Activities and Relaxation: With a plethora of activities and relaxation options, JA Manafaru ensures guests find their ideal balance of adventure and tranquility during their stay.


  • To reach JA Manafaru Maldives from Malé airport, guests can opt for an 80-minute scenic seaplane flight or a 75-minute domestic transfer followed by a 10-minute speedboat ride. Typically, the seaplane option is recommended for its picturesque views and efficiency. 


Manafaru Private Island Resort, Maldives