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Tiamo, on the Bahamas' South Andros.

L'Hôtel Marrakech.

Outside L'Hôtel Marrakech.

Lisbon's Memmo Alfama.

Indulgences Travel

Great escapes for the summer months

Indulgences Travel OLD CITY ENCLAVE  In the heart of Lisbon’s medieval quarter, the Memmo Alfama makes an ideal base for exploring the capital’s historic sites and night spots. The 42-room hotel is housed in a late-19th-century building and features a sprawling terrace and wine bar (above) with dramatic views of the old city and the River Tagus. Rates from $140. memmohotels.com/alfama

ANDROS ESCAPE  Located on South Andros in the Bahamas’ Out Islands, Tiamo is a private-island resort accessible by boat or seaplane. With only 11 beach cottages, this intimate and eco-friendly retreat boasts tranquil beaches, a restaurant, a spa and a host of water sports—including bonefishing in Andros’s famous turquoise flats. From $810, including meals. tiamoresorts.com

Jasper Conran—a British designer known for his fashion, accessory and interior collections—opened his first hotel last year in Morocco. L’Hôtel Marrakech transforms a 19th-century palace (left) into a five-suite retreat. Antiques and Conran’s own lighting and textile designs furnish the interiors and terraces (above), making guests feel at home. Rates from $398, including breakfast. l-hotelmarrakech.com

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