The festive season in the Maldives brings a magical combination of the traditional and the exotic; and we at JA Manafaru look forward to treating you to a joyous escape, full of festive cheer. We will bring a whole new meaning to festive celebrations – where the warmth of the sun replaces the log in the fireplace, enchanting tropical beauty sets the stage for Christmas and New Year’s revelry, and a choice of relaxing and exciting experiences add to the season’s revelry. Click here to view our festive brochure.

Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us with your little ones for an evening of cheerfulness as we gather around the Christmas Tree for the Lighting Ceremony. Let us rejoice together in the spirit of the Festive Season.

 Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 18:00 at The Cellar Garden
(Complimentary for all in house guests).

Festive Beach Barbecue Dinner
Having decided to trade in the snow shovel and boots for the golden sands and clear turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, we invite you to kick start the celebration with a Beach Barbecue Dinner with a selection of the freshest seafood and grilled premium meat cuts, cooked to perfection.

When: Sunday, 23 December 2018 at 19.00 at Coral Beach
(140 USD Supplement Per Person for Bed & Breakfast and 40 USD Supplement Per Person for Half Board, Full Board & All Inclusive).

Christmas Cocktail Party

Celebrate with us and with all those you hold dear. You are cordially invited to join us by the beach as we toast with festive beverages and canapes while waiting for the surprise arrival of our special guest that will be sure to beguile the child in all of us.

When: Monday, 24 December 2018 from 18:00 to 19:00 at Coral Beach
(Complimentary for all guests).

Christmas Eve Gala Dinner

We promise an ultimate Christmas feasting experience as you dine around six live cooking stations, offering a selection of International cuisines. Our in-house band is
gearing up for an unrivalled festive atmosphere.

When: Monday 24 December 2018 from19:00 onwards at Kakuni Restaurant
(250 USD Supplement Per Person for Bed & Breakfast & Half Board and 150 USD Supplement Per Person for Full Board & All Inclusive).
Christmas Day Brunch

Kakuni Restaurant is the ideal place for the whole family to celebrate on Christmas morning where live cooking stations offer countless dishes from all around the world as well as entertainment for the little ones. The programme features a special appearance by Santa Claus to distribute gifts that will add to the festive spirit.

When: Tuesday, 25 December 2018 from 08:00 to 12:00 at Kakuni Restaurant
(Alcoholic drinks chargeable for all guests).

Christmas Lunch

Relish a sumptuous special lunch on Christmas day by the beach, with a set menu and live entertainment.

When: Tuesday, 25 December 2018 from 12:30 to 15:30 at Ocean Grill.

Christmas Coral Frame Planting

If your Christmas wish is to actively participate in ongoing research, join our Marine Biologist in her coral reef restoration project and you will have the chance to learn more about this fragile environment.

When: Tuesday, 25 December 2018 at 15:00 at Coral Beach..


The management of JA Manafaru reserves the right to alter, amend, postpone or cancel any offerings in this Festive offers. Prices were correct at the time of printing, and adverse market condition changes may allow for price adjustments. Due to the nature of perishable food items, we reserve the right to substitute items with alternatives of equal quality and or value.