Ja Enchanted Island Resort
Located on a private island in the north of the Maldives, JA Manafaru provides luxurious beach bungalows, suites and over-water villas with private outdoor pools. An on-site PADI dove center, 3 additional outdoor pools and pampering spa treatments are available. The property is spread over 35 acres of peaceful white sandy beach, and is accessible by either sea plane or domestic flight transfers from Male.
Spacious and air-conditioned, all accommodations are equipped with a private pool, flat-screen TV, Nespresso coffeemaker, free WiFi and complimentary daily fruit. The over-water villas enjoy panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and either sunrise or sunset views. Private bathrooms come with a relaxing rainshower, and some have a spa bathtub. The villa host is available round-the-clock and can arrange day trips to nearby islands and snorkeling spots.
JA Manafaru is a 30-minute boat ride from beautiful snorkeling sites. It takes 70 minutes via sea plane to get to the resort from Male International Airport, which is about 199 mi away.
The beachfront Ocean Grill offers sizzling grilled meats and lobster buffets. Premium wine and cheese are available at The Cellar, located underground. Other dining options include international dishes and Maldivian cuisine at Kakuni Restaurant, home-made pizzas at the pool-side Andiamo Bistro, tapas at Horizon Lounge and Asian food at the Infinity pool bar. White Orchid teams incomparable views over the Indian Ocean with sumptuous cuisine
Guests can relax on the stunning beach or around 3 additional outdoor pools. Complimentary snorkeling gear is available and there are also other water sports, such as diving, sailing, jet-skiing and standup paddle boarding. Additional facilities include floodlit tennis courts, a pool table, games area, marine research center and photography studio. CoolZone is the kids club. Calm Spa & Salon nestles between mangroves, where guests can unwind with Elemis treatments and Maldivian massages. There are also wellness classes, yoga sessions and a gym with fantastic sea views.