Sunday, January 8, 2012

….Come with me…

In this new year of 2012…to Palm Springs California…if you would

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To a beautiful little boutique hotel

the Korakia Pensione

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Nestled at the base of Mt San Jacinto

This Mediterranean/Moroccan retreat was built in the 1920’s as an artists studio

and has been beautifully cultivated into a

romantic and dare I say, Sexy, hotel...

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It has meandering candle lit paths…pools and fountains throughout the property

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At once aged….yet hip.

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Weekends are reserved for morning yoga.

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The rooms are peaceful

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white…uncomplicated

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Maybe 2012 won’t be half bad.

Whose in??

Visit it here

42 comments:

Gwen Driscoll said...

Looks divine. Happy day!

Carla Aston said...

Oh yes, very hip. And a real retreat. Love the vintage, not overdone look of it all. I agree with Gwen, looks divine!

An Urban Cottage said...

I love the little open fires alongside the pool.

Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

I was trying to figure out how to do those mini firepits around our pool...could be fun!

Rick Forrestal said...

Thanks for sharing.
I've made a note of these cozy spots.

Mary said...

What a peaceful, absolutely breathtaking place to get lost for a few days! I WANT TO GO! Thanks so much for sharing. :)

for the love of a house said...

I'm packing my bags as I type! Thanks for the invitations...see you there...
xojoan

Renée Finberg said...

this is truly a luscious destination.
i am packing now!!!

Jane said...

Now THIS is a spa I would truly enjoy...
Love the mini fire pits by the pool. I wonder if we could incorporate them around ours...That would be so cool!

Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

okey dokey...so there wil be a few of us! The more the Merrier!

Sush said...

Ahh if only! Looks lovely and relaxing.

One day...perhaps one day!

Sally Tharpe Rowles said...

Count me in too....looks marvelous !!!

jmac said...

ok. today's my birthday and just this morning, I resolved to go on a fun girlfriend trip SOON. this just may be the ticket!!! Going to their site right this minute to look it up.....thanks for the heads up. Have you been there?

somepinkflowers said...

thanks
for the lovely link...


{{ are you truly going?
i would so sign up
for the morning yoga class
by the pool }}

Farmgirl Paints said...

We love palm springs...still haven't made spring break plans. Hmmmmm

becky said...

Oh, if only I had the money...however, we can afford the marathon weekend at DisneyWorld, which is where I am at the moment...we're running...be home in a couple...

。♥ Smareis ♥。 said...

Passei pra fazer uma visita, e conhecer seu blog. Gostei demais do conteúdo, as imagens são lindas.. Estarei seguindo seu blog pra voltar novamente. Convido a conhecer meu blog e seguir-me se gostares. Uma ótima semana pra você. Um abraço do Brasil!

Jessica said...

Wow! I think it would be impossible to leave this place stressed out!

Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

Well...until you get the bill, Jessica. ;)

Home Decorator said...

Very lovely desert abode. Excellent interior designing. Thanks!

Karena said...

Linda how glorious I am on my way, (don't I wish right now)!!

xoxo
Karena

Art by Karena

Karena said...

Linda how glorious I am on my way, (don't I wish right now)!!

xoxo
Karena

Art by Karena

anita said...

looks like a perfect place for restorative relaxation!!!!

Rhonda E. Peterson said...

Ah yes, I would love to join you! Thanks for the gorgeous images!

Julian | sofas piel said...

The harmony of colors, feelings, natural colors, natural, I have my house decorated with your ideas I think are wonderful and charming with you needed help I got it.

Beadboard UpCountry said...

I'm definitely in! Moving In!!!!!Gorgeous post my friend..... all the best in 2012 Maryanne xo

Don said...

Looks heavenly... I'm counting my pennies.

Karen Deborah said...

one question, are you buyin? hip old and sexy yeah it's da bomb baby. you an pick em.

Linda said...

Linda - I"m in!!!
Always love a bit of age in a vacation place. And did I spy a kitchenette? L.O.V.E.
Cheers!

Deco Aurora said...

I love going to Palm Springs, its about an hr away from me. Last Spring I went for a day and I actually went to the Korakia Pensione because a friend told me about it. The hotel is so beautiful in person and the staff was very nice. Here is the link to my blog on it:

http://decoaurora.blogspot.com/2011/06/palm-springs-in-24-hrs.html

Acanthus and Acorn said...

You are so bad to do this to us every winter, but I love it!!!

designchic said...

My kind of place...love the idea of the morning yoga and the relaxing atmosphere...gorgeous!!

Renae Moore said...

I'm in...my bags are at the front door!
I used to go to PS often when in college and I've hiked to the top of My San Jacinto (~10,480 ft)! Now I NEED to hit the resort!

Bestest!

Coral and Coast said...

I've just come across your lovely tropical blog, glad I did! I'm your newest follower :) xo Kirsty

Karena said...

Linda a wonderful getaway spot! I love the rooms, so fresh and inviting. The fountain is lovely.

Xoxo
Karena

Art by Karena

red ticking said...

wouldn't it be fun for all of us to plan a week and show up? all meeting one another??? xoxo

Deborah said...

Oh oh oh, ME! I LOVE morning yoga by the pool. Anyone's pool. **kisskiss** Deb

The Tablescaper said...

Ah...what a way to start the new year. It would be great to have you join me at Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Cobalt Violet said...

OK, putting it on my to do list.
-Right after finding myself a man.

I mean, it looks pretty romantic, right? ;)

Julienne said...

Oh yes please! This is where
i need to be this year!!!!!

Renée Finberg said...

i love the little fire pits in the patio floor.

cool place!

xx

Melissa said...

Sigh. So calm and peaceful. I could curl up in that perfect white bed and sleep for days.

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