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 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.

Champagne & Lobster Dinner 

Barefoot dining – luxury at its best. Enjoy the best of crustacean cuisine as you savour a captivating four-course menu featuring Maldivian Lobster perfectly paired with a bottle of Champagne. (Vegetarian options available on request).

When: Thursday, 27 December from 19:00 onwards at Ocean Grill
(600 USD Supplement Per couple for Bed & Breakfast. 350 USD Supplement Per couple for Half Board, Full Board & All Inclusive).

Maldivian Night

Allow us to take you on an authentic Maldivian cultural and culinary adventure, using the freshest selection of local products and an invigorating Boduberu performance .

When: Friday, 28 December at 18:30 at Kakuni Restaurant
(110 USD Supplement Per Person for Bed & Breakfast).

Family Games

Sun, Sand and Sea – Time to Play. An engaging and family fun-filled day awaits you off the shores of JA Manafaru. Rally your crew and put your game face on as you tackle the many contests ahead, such as tug-of-war, relay races, competitions and more.

When: Wednesday, 26 December at 21:00 at Coral Beach (Complimentary activity)

Festive Football Game

Work up an appetite for New Year’s Eve and join us for a friendly beach football match.

When: Sunday, 30 December from 15:00 to  17:00 at Coral Beach (Complimentary activity). 

Tiki Party

How lucky are we to be in a destination where summer is never ending and beach parties are a common thing. Send this year off in style with a Tiki party full of rum-based potions and island-inspired food.

When: Sunday, 30 December from 18:00 to 20:00 at Infinity Bar & Pool

New Year's Eve Gala

Ring in the New Year island style with a unique fantasy themed experience. An extravagant buffet with live cooking stations await you at Kakuni Restaurant, followed by a night to remember with mesmerizing New Year’s Eve celebration at the Coral Beach. It will be a fiesta of a night with fireworks, lots of music, dancing and entertainment.

When: Monday, 31 December at 19:00 at Kakuni Restaurant followed by countdown and dancing at Coral Beach from 22:00 onwards.
(500 USD Supplement per person for Bed & Breakfast & Half Board 400 USD Supplement for Full Board & All Inclusive).

New Year's Day Bubbly Brunch with Bloody Mary Station

After a New Year’s Eve Celebration which should end early morning on 1st January, the best cure to your condition would be the offerings we have prepared on the Bloody Mary Station at the New Year’s Day Brunch.

When: Tuesday 1 January from 8:00 to 12:00 at Kakuni Restaurant.

Orthodox Christmas Buffet Dinner Celebration

The dining tables will be set in hues of green & red while the buffet will be filled with traditional Russian specialities .

When: Sunday, 6 January from 18:30 to 22:00 at Kakuni Restaurant
(140 USD Supplement Per person for Bed & Breakfast 40 USD Supplement Per Person for Half Board, Full Board & All Inclusive).


The management of JA Manafaru reserves the right to alter, amend, postpone or cancel any of the offerings. Prices were correct at the time of publishing, 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.