Monday, August 12, 2013

Hideaway Getaway

romantic getawayThe next three posts were from my pre-pregnancy days. As you can see that I still have my long hair here. ^_^

After weeks of intense work at the office, I decided to have a mini weekend getaway to a natural hot spring place at Ciater, Subang, about three hours away from the capital city. I'm staying at this darling resort of a dozen cottages called Gracia Spa. The place is all about greenery, picturesque surrounding, and natural beauty. I mean, what would make a better lullaby than the sound of a bubbling brook just right there beside your bedroom? Soothing indeed.

Now, one thing I reminded myself over and over in my marriage, is that I am not just a mother, but also a wife. It means I must, I want to make my husband a priority. I want to make time for him. I want to care for and about him. I want to make priority and time for US. Including taking a romantic getaway together, just the two of us, once in a while. We're not two little kids, we are not being selfish, we are basically investing in our relationship.

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romantic getawayAren't they cute? They even have some "heels" effect, like a wedge. They're very light and super comfortable to wear. In short, they're 3C = Cute, Cheap, Comfy. Great buy for casual wear! The skirt? Oh, I refashioned one of old jeans and turn them over into this skirt!
romantic getawayI've been waiting for this vacation for weeks, so I'm very excited to do all those fun activities people do on a holiday. Like, sleeping, eating, sleeping, eating a chocolate-covered, heart-shaped ice cream, ... Very productive, eh!

romantic getawayThis is the public pool looks like from the restaurant.

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romantic getaway The bungalow.

romantic getaway This is the patio with a breakfast nook and private hot spring water pool.
romantic getawayThe air is cool, but the water is warm 24/7 since it's a spring water pool. And having this private pool just a step from the room is just pure luxury. I'm so thankful that I have the time, saved the money, and all my five senses to enjoy all of this.
romantic getawayAnd this is another view of the public pool from the restaurant in the evening. It's just beautiful.romantic getaway
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Reginia - said...

What a gorgeous facility! Love your denim skirt.

Kelsey Bang said...

what a fun place! looks so relaxing! love the neon top!

Ann K said...

Hope you enjoy every moment on your vacation! Such a beautiful and relaxing place to stay!
Many blessings to you! Ann @ Christ in the Clouds

Patti said...

Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday!

Marla Robinson said...

what a great trip,, love your t-shirt

Think Green said...

I love your top. And such a lovely resort!

- thinkgreenlovepurple

Christy C said...

Glad you had a great trip! The pictures are beautiful, and your top is so cute!

Karla said...

Ah! That place looks divine! I like the red bag and green top! So cute and casual.

I’d love it if you would share this at my “That’s My Style” Link party this Friday!

Mama S said...

cute outfit

LV said...

We all need our own space once in awhile. You picked the right place to enjoy yours.

Penniless Socialite said...

That shirt is super cute! Thanks for linking up for Favorite Fashion Friday. Hope to see you back tomorrow!
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