Dining / Resturants
For your afternoon tea, unwind and soak in the majestic sunsets while sipping in strong cup of tea, head over for a sundowner or a light supper, choose from a variety of delicious street food or snacks at your lavish lounge spot. The Overwater pavilion turns into a late evening bar, relax under the stars after dinner amidst the cozy breeze and rhythms of the waves.
We bring to you appetising catch of the day seafood under the swaying palm trees on the beach at our exotic Ocean Grill Restaurant. Your choice of meals will be prepared by our passionate chefs at the show kitchen, at the heart of the restaurant. Delight in freshly caught fish, lobster or meat cuts.
The primary all day ‘World Dining’ venue in J A Manafaru, Kakuni is the easy diner, walk in anytime for a luscious meal or a refreshing drink. Glare at the seascapes while sipping in a cuppa or a fine wine after a tiring day. Kakuni is an all day diner serving menus from eclectic Eurasian cuisines to influences from around the world. The hang out, the social hub and the perfect dining space, Kakuni invites you to make the most of your vacation.
The alfresco diner by the poolside, soak in the mesmerising sun or wander away dreamily overlooking the gorgeous oceans. Douse into the infinity pool or simply relax with a light beverage. By late evening join in for an entertaining night with some presentable refreshments and spirits. Picnic Hamper offering can be provided for those who simply cannot pull themselves away from their lounger.
Delight in gastronomic Mediterranean Lunch cuisines at the lavish setting around J A Manafaru's main swimming pool. The bistro is open from lunch until early evening, best for all day dining till evening supper for couples and families as per choice.
For a fancy Dine by Design experience, the first and still deep, the sunken, underground, wine cave, the experience is unbeatable. Prior Reservations Required from special occasions, paired wine dining options and Wine Tastings are available.
Reserved privately by prior arrangement, 7 days per week for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. Supplements apply.
Treat yourself with century old traditions Ayurvedic Therapies entwined with Maldivian Asian traditions, indulge in pure Wellness and relaxation at the serene Spa sanctuary. Revitalise your soul and spirits with our Wellness programs, pamper yourself with treatments that last for 90 minutes or more.
J A Manafaru has curated activities for kids as well as families as a whole. During vacations there are chances that kids get bored, so we have a kids zone and a family Zone which keeps both kids and adults occupied with fun games and activities.
Chill Zone- nestled at the Recreation Pavilion featuring games consoles, pool tables, and table tennis. Chill Zone also offers a movie room, library corner, board games area and Seatopia - Environmental Awareness Lounge.
Set off on Excursions away from the island, explore the local island in a traditional Dhoni, enjoy a picnic at the deserted sandbank or at deserted island- Utheemu, the cultural Capital of Maldives, showcasing the home of the hero, Boduthakurufaanu. Sail off on a sunset cruise or watch the dolphins dance, try your luck at the big game fishing or learn the fishing techniques from the generational experts.
✯ Sunset Dolphin Cruise
✯ Traditional Sunset Fishing
✯ Snorkeling Adventure
✯ Big Game Fishing
Try your hand at the myriad of watersports activities curated just for you at our Watersports Centre. We have motorised as well as non-motorised activities, above waters and below the surface; wakeboarding, stand-up paddling, parasailing, seabob, and fun tubes. Snorkeling gears are offered complimentary throughout your stay. Make sure to have a blast at the oceans, experience as many as you can.
The Haa Alifu atoll, one of the less explored, undisturbed & protected sites for diving in the world, invites you to explore the marvels of world beneath the surface, encounter the charismatic oceans with our PADI Certified Guided Team. If you are a beginner or an expert who wants to learn new skills, we have curated courses for all ages and abilities, contact us directly to find out more about the Excursions and the Courses.
J A Manafaru offers a fully equipped Fitness Centre and Stretching Studio for all our fitness enthusiasts who like to continue their daily fitness routines even during vacation. The overwater deck is dedicated to our complimentary morning Yoga sessions. Meditate, salute the sun and shed some sweat within a calm, serene and inviting ambience.
Awarded the ‘Maldives Leading Honeymoon Destination’ and ‘Indian Ocean’s Leading Honeymoon Resort’ by the prestigious World Travel Awards for two consecutive years, discover the most romantic of celebratory escapes, celebrate your honeymoon at the deserted islands, propose your love at the romantic cruise on the creek or pop the question at a private beach dining setting overlooking the turquoise oceans. Host your dream beach wedding with sunsets playing backdrop or renew your Vows at the most scenic locations. J A Manafaru Maldives helps you create your perfect celebration.
Snap your Instagram photos while you are jet skiing, try your luck at the thriller range of watersports activities, sail a Catamaran or kayak into the horizon, dive or snorkel into one of the undisturbed waters within the archipelago. Encounter the wildlife with a bicycle tour within the island, enjoy beach time with your kids or simply do nothing!
We have a range of Sports activities for our sports enthusiasts. Head over for an energising fun under the sun with a game of Tennis, challenge your friends or play a friendly match of Volleyball. Futsal Pitch and Badminton Courts are also available.