How To Do the Maldives Now

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New resorts to book in the big blue.

The 1,192 islands in the Maldives are already home to more than 120 resorts, including the recently opened St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort (rooms from $1,976; starwoodhotels.com). So does this collection of atolls in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean really need any more hotels? Sonu and Eva Shivdasani thought so. The husband-and-wife team, who originated Maldivian barefoot luxury when...