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JA Manafaru introduces ‘Wellness Your Way’ retreat packages

As part of JA Manafaru’s evolution towards wellness, the  private island resort in the serene Haa Alifu Atoll will soon launch five distinct wellness retreat  packages as an added option for guests to partake during their dreamy Maldives vacation.  Since the first announcement of the developing wellness initiatives last year with the launch of the  […]

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JA Manafaru kicks off Ramadan Futsal League 2024

The JA Manafaru Ramadan Futsal League 2024, a futsal league organized by JA Manafaru specifically for the team members working at the resort, kicked off with enthusiasm as six teams geared up for the competition. Among the participants were Red Zone, Lions, Thedheke Thedheke, Maanakaa, FC Hope, and Team Arrow. The league, an integral part […]


JA Manafaru’s Biggest Ever Easter Extravaganza

In anticipation for this year’s Easter celebrations, JA Manafaru has gone all out to present a festival of fun and endless entertainment for both romantic couples seeking to escape life’s rat-race and for families looking for time to connect. Launching an unprecedented 14-day extravaganza filled with dining experiences, romantic excursions, and family-orientated activities, this northernmost […]

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JA Manafaru reintroduces Teppanyaki Grill experience

After a four-year hiatus this most exciting of dining experiences makes a comeback to JA Manafaru’s island paradise. The culinary team has employed a brand new, highly skilled master chef who is set to slice, dice and juggle before the very eyes of 12 lucky resort guests three nights per week from February 1st. After […]

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JA Manafaru opens new Sunset Bar

JA Manafaru opened the most Northern Bar in the Maldives this week in its lead up to the upcoming Festive season. Known as the Real Maldives, JA Manafaru has named its new bar Veli Bar, which is Dhivehi for Sand Bar. Perched over the tranquil waters of Haa Alifu Atoll, this bar adds to the […]

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Holistic visionary Vandana brings energy healing experience to JA Manafaru

To continue with JA Manafaru’s 2024 visiting VIP practitioner program, the island team has announced that from the 31st January to the 13th February guests can experience the wisdom and positive energy of internationally-acclaimed healer Vandana Mendonca. Vandana, an esteemed intuitive energy and holistic specialist, coach, and meditation facilitator, will be on island to weave […]

JA Manafaru to host festive wellness therapy with acclaimed Nepalese doctor

Aside from the incredible 16-day Festive extravaganza with its fun-packed, “A Kind Of Manafaru Magic” programme of endless seasonal experiences, JA Manafaru’s schedule of visiting VIP practitioners welcomes internationally-acclaimed specialist Dr Tridendra from Nepal. Until the 15th January 2024, guests can benefit from Dr Tridendra’s experience providing his unique approach to holistic therapy treatments including […]

JA Resorts & Hotels appoints Khumar Askerova as Director of Sales and Marketing for the Indian Ocean

JA Resorts & Hotels has announced the appointment of Khumar Askerova as the new Director of Sales and Marketing for the Indian Ocean region. Khumar brings with her an impressive 25 years of experience in sales and marketing within the hospitality industry, and a key appointment to the regional team. The appointment will see Khumar […]

JA Manafaru’s Hassan Shareef on developing talent, creating supportive culture

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to create a luxury resort experience that leaves you breathless, look no further than Hassan Shareef, or Sharie, as he is fondly called by his colleagues and friends. Sharie is the Director of Talent & Culture at JA Manafaru Maldives, a stunning island paradise that offers unparalleled hospitality […]

JA Manafaru introduces daily seaplane service

As part of an ongoing strategic plan to provide the best of authentic Maldivian guest experiences, JA Manafaru, also known as ‘The Real Maldives’, has announced a move to introduce a new daily seaplane schedule for guests. Starting from the 24th January, 2024, the new door-to-door service from Male’s seaplane terminal to Haa Alifu Atoll […]

JA Manafaru celebrates ‘World Sustainability Day’

To mark ‘World Sustainability Day’ on the 26th October, the team at JA Manafaru hosted a series of engaging and fun environmentally-friendly themed activities for guests and staff. The day started with a short boat ride to the picturesque uninhabited island of Medhafushi, a popular castaway destination for guests who wish to slip off the […]

JA Manafaru unveils ‘Wellness Your Way’ dining experience on World Food Day

Following on from last month’s announcement that the island was bestowed the Maldives ‘Best Culinary Resort 2023’ awarded by Travel Trade Maldives, JA Manafaru has marked the international celebration of ‘World Food Day’ on October 16th 2023, with the launch of ‘Wellness Your Way’ – a lifestyle dining alternative focused on luxury traveller wellbeing. Attended […]