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Soneva Opens New All-Villa Island Resort in the Maldives

Travelers looking for off-the-grid luxury can now book a stay at Soneva Jani. The 25-villa resort has a magical setting within its own 3.5-mile lagoon on the island of Medhufaru, part of an uninhabited five-island cluster in the Maldives’ Noonu Atoll. Every water villa has a private pool but the real highlight is the retractable roof in the master bedroom, which allows guests to stargaze from bed. In addition to a spa, observatory, and dive center, the resort also boasts an outdoor “silent” cinema where guests will be given Bluetooth earphones to watch movies so as not to disturb the nesting wildlife in the area. From $1,870; Medhufaru Island; 91/124-451-1000;

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