The hilltop spa at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles.
Soniat House in New Orleans.
The Mandarin Oriental Milan.
The lobby of the Mandarin Oriental Milan.
The Mandarin Oriental Milan.
The lobby of the Mandarin Oriental Milan.

Indulgences: Travel

SPA GETAWAY  The hilltop spa at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles (pictured) pampers guests with individual “Spa Journeys” that may include a rainforest facial, a detoxifying marine wrap, private yoga on the beach or a romantic massage for two under the stars. Between treatments, hiking trails, coral reefs and a horseshoe-shaped beach beckon. Villa accommodations from $1,192. fourseasons.com

NEW ORLEANS CHARM  Set in a trio of restored 19th-century Creole townhouses, Soniat House is located in the heart of New Orleans’s French Quarter. Its 33 rooms are appointed in period style, with historic books, antiques, and art. Guests are treated to breakfast daily plus an honor bar open 24/7. Rates from $245. soniathouse.com

ITALIAN STYLE  Opened last year, the Mandarin Oriental Milan offers 104 rooms and suites housed in four renovated 18th-century buildings. The property boasts stylish interiors (left) by Citterio-Viel & Partners; Seta restaurant, which offers al fresco dining in the hotel’s courtyard year-round (above); and a luxurious spa and fitness center. Rates from $645. mandarinoriental.com