JA Manafaru took the 10th spot in the World’s best Hotel by TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tr
The award-winning resort is located on a 35-acre private island with a soft, white sandy beach on the northern-most Haa Alif atoll and can be accessed via a 75-minute seaplane flight from Malé International Airport or speedboat transfer from Hanimaadhoo Airport. This hidden tropical paradise houses a total of 84 welcoming villas and suites all with private pools. Among these, the lavish Royal Island Suite is the most sought after and was recently awarded, the Indian Ocean’s Leading Hotel Suite at The World Travel Awards. Guests can also sample some of the world’s finest cuisines across seven dining experiences on the island.
Since JA Resorts & Hotels acquisition of the island, the property has established itself as an ideal honeymoon and romantic getaways, picking the awards for Best Luxury Honeymoon Hotel in the Indian Ocean at The World Luxury Hotel Awards. It also lends itself to the perfect destination for family holiday, with a variety of leisure activities and truly Maldivian experiences to choose from; including three main swimming pools, cooking classes, a PADI dive centre, water sports school, spa, wellness pavilion, recreation activities on land, family entertainment area and dedicated kids club.
Upon the announcement, William Harley-Fleming, General Manager, JA Manafaru said “We are delighted that our commitment to providing deeply caring and thoughtfully crafted experiences to our guests at JA Manafaru has been recognized by travelers from across the world. We are delighted to be pushing the boundaries of industry excellence at JA Manafaru. The team truly delivers JA Resorts & Hotels’ special brand of ‘heartfelt hospitality’ and this award is a testament to both them and the stunning location and natural beauty of our paradise island. We look forward to welcoming returning guests that look to create more memories with us, while also hosting new guests from across the globe.”