Ja Manafaru Maldives 5 Star Luxury Resort

White Orchid

Restaurants & Bars

Take your taste buds on a journey across Asia at White Orchid. This award-winning restaurant in the Maldives offers an exotic mix of Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Thai speciality dishes. With expert chefs for each type of food, the menu is a creative mix of authentic dishes and fusion creations. Blending harmoniously with its tropical surrounds, White Orchid is housed in a stilted over-water bungalow, affording magnificent views of the majestic ocean.



As one of the most romantic Maldives restaurants, White Orchid is housed in a sea-facing over-water bungalow, overlooking JA Manafaru’s cultivated cluster of coral reef beds.


Facilitating the natural breeze from the ocean, the interior design of the restaurant is light and airy from inside to outside, providing seating for 35 people indoors, 10 at the teppanyaki experience and 35 people on the outdoor terrace.


White Orchid is only available for dinner, serving from 18:30 to 22:30.

Open daily except Fridays.


In keeping with the relaxed atmosphere of this tropical paradise, the dress code is smart casual.

Guests are kindly requested to cover up their beach attire or swimwear, when dining in the outlet.


In accordance with the JA Resorts & Hotels sustainability policy, JA Manafaru endeavours to partner with MSC-certified suppliers employing ethical farming and fishing practices.


Offering panoramic sea views of the Indian Ocean, this restaurant in the Maldives is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner of wining and dining by starlight.

The menu features Chinese, Japanese, Indian and South East Asian speciality dishes, and Asian-fusion creations. Extensive wine and beverage list.

The chef is able to cater to various dietary requirements. Dishes can be adapted to suit personal preferences on request.

The outlet is WiFi-enabled, allowing for convenient Internet connectivity.