Dalia Ceja

Dalia Ceja is a Latina in love with sharing lifestyle tips and trends focused on fashion, travel, food, drinks and fiestas.

BLING by Brenda

SF Sunset Sailing

Fashion, TravelDalia1 Comment

I was 8 years old when I had my first sailing experience.  My mom loves to tell the story that I was the only kid on the sailboat lying on my back with my arms crossed behind my head, commenting that…

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It’s funny, even as a child I was enthusiastic about taking advantage of life’s exciting and magnificent experiences. Last Friday I had the opportunity to relive these feelings and set out on an adventurous sailing trip around the SF Bay.

Having only sailed twice before, I was excited by the prospect of gliding through the San Francisco Bay with nothing but the wind blowing us along. We set sail in the beautiful Sausalito Harbor on a historical sailboat called the Seaward. It was truly a magical experience sitting out in the open sea, taking in the gorgeous panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Three hours seemed to fly by as we enjoyed the seascape while sipping on wine and snacking on cheese and crackers {compliments of Call of the Sea}. Once the sun began to set, I couldn’t peel my eyes away from the most beautiful sky, illuminated with bright orange, pink and blue colors. It was the ideal ending to a memorable afternoon of sailing.

P.s. Make sure to bring warm layers {it gets nippy out there!} Ole!

{Peach scarf courtesy of BLING by Brenda- It's light & airy, perfect for summer!}

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Hotel Yountville - Staycation

Fashion, Travel, Food & DrinkDaliaComment
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[quote]Once in a blue moon it feels great to pack an overnight bag, stay at a fabulous hotel and unwind from a hectic week at work...[/quote]

I welcomed this idea with open arms and happily left the endless emails and task lists at home. This mini staycation took place at the luxurious Hotel Yountville {located a hop, skip and jump away from the city of Napa}.  As soon as we walked through the gorgeous European styled lobby, I knew that we were in for a truly memorable experience.

The vibe: In the picturesque little town of Yountville, you get a taste of ultra chic and luxurious comfort at your beck and call.

Our itinerary was simple - relax, enjoy a bottle of bubbles while sitting around the outdoor fire pits, take a leisurely stroll and grab a bite to eat at Bistro Jeanty {the tomato soup soufflé is to die for!}. The evening ended underneath the stars with a refreshing night swim in the heated pool. After this relaxing, stress free day, climbing into the four poster "Dream Bed" with its cool, luxurious Italian linens, was an ideal ending to a perfect day.

Overall, I was impressed and blown away with the attention to detail and, most importantly, with the gracious and welcoming staff.  It was the ideal mini getaway that was filled with pampering, relaxation and indulgence. It was truly perfect! Ole!

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DaliaCejaHotelYountville3

{A lovely and delicious welcome gift}

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DaliaCejaHotelYountville5

{Long patterned sexy maxi dress, courtesy of BLING by Brenda}

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DaliaCejaHotelYountville8

{Heated cypress-lined pool. Amazing}

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DaliaCejaHotelYountville9

{Take a stroll in the peaceful outdoor gardens}

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DaliaCejaHotelYountville11

{Relax & read a book next to the outdoor fire pits}

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DaliaCejaHotelYountville13

{Beautiful black feathered earnings, courtesy of BLING by Brenda}

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DaliaCejaHotelYountville14

{Gorgeous European styled lobby}

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DaliaCejaHotelYountville18

{Sit by the fire place & enjoy a glass of Ceja Vineyards "Vino de Casa" blends}

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DaliaCejaHotelYountville21

{Cruise over to the in-house restaurant, Hopper Creek Kitchen, for breakfast. We devoured the most exquisite meal of Brioche French Toast and a Chanterelle Mushroom Omelet}

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DaliaCejaHotelYountville20

{A truly memorable, romantic and exciting destination resort...}

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