Hello Darlings, It was one of the most perfect early summer days ever as we drove north through weaving country roads en route to a weekend getaway at Blue Mountain Resort. Having traveled a lot the past couple of years, nothing really compares to spending a weekend in our Canadian “backyard”. It’s a sweet feeling of being at home while still exploring new things.

In just under two hours, we arrived at the charming Blue Mountain Resort. Nestled on the shores of Georgian Bay on the beautiful Niagara Escarpment, the resort is perfect for romancing couples, girl getaways, boys weekends, and of course families. As I’ve only been to the resort during ski season, I was quite keen to check it out in summer time!

For our romantic weekend for two, we stayed at the beautiful The Westin Trillium House located at the base of Blue Mountain, and overlooking the picturesque Millpond. The architecture is in the style of Georgian Bay lodges, which has a very distinct and welcoming Canadian feel. As I’ve stayed at the resort previously on a winter getaway, I will say this hotel is my favorite but then again in my experience Starwood Hotels are always excellent.

I AM WEARING: Talula Babaton Peyton Silk Blouse // Club Monaco Zowie Skirt // Ted Rossi Ostrich Cuff // Tai Weave Crystal Bracelet // Marc by Marc Jacobs Big Idea Mirror Watch  // Kate Spade Alda Sunglasses // Charles David Kantu Suede Sandals

 After checking in to our lovely room, we headed to the Nordic spa Scandinave Blue, where we spent our afternoon enjoying the steam room and baths. But more on that tomorrow!Pssst… I also have a surprise  for you as well ;)

The following morning, we enjoyed a delightful breakfast at Oliver & Bonacini Café Grill overlooking the quaint Blue Mountain Village. It was some calm before a storm, as our first activity of the day was a lengthy hike up the mountain! After enjoying the scenic view from the top of the mountain, we enjoyed a peaceful ride down on the gondola, plus I wasn’t sure if I would make it back down otherwise .

I AM WEARING: Lululemon Wunder Under Crop Pants  // Eddie Bauer Sports Tank Top // Eddie Bauer Sports Sweater // New Balance 890v2 Running Shoes  // Candace Ang Large Bow Zipper Headband // Kate Spade Alda Sunglasses

 The weekend was packed with amazing activities, first time experiences and culinary delights… it was truly amazing to spend a weekend so close to home yet so far from my everyday life in the city!

Also worth mentioning, Blue Mountain Resort has developed several new summer activities in the village. My favorites include Ridge Runner Mountain CoasterOpen-Air Gondola, Private Beach for lodging guests, Cascade Putting Course and an adorable Plunge! Aquatic Centre for the little ones.

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Special thank you to Collin of Blue Mountain Resort and Stacy of The Westin Trillium for making this trip unforgettable!

With Love…

Marta

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10 Responses to Blue Mountain Resort: Just For Two

  1. Inez says:

    Lovely photos. Love your pink shades. Wish I could have a weekend away *sighs*

  2. Erin Stevenson says:

    Thank you so much for this! Just what I need for a summer getaway :)

  3. anthony says:

    Just out of curiousity, do you know if the menchies has opened in the blue mountain village? if not, does it say when?

    • Hi Anthony,

      I checked with my friend at Blue Mountain Resort, and he said Menchies is supposed to open sometime this summer – but he didn’t know when.

      I love Menchies too :-)

      stay cool…
      Marta

  4. sahra says:

    what a great getaway! I would LOVE to bring my sister there!

    XO Sahra
    EffortlessCool

  5. Mrs C says:

    My first time here, glad I sfound your blog. Great post and pictures! It is wonderful that you can still discover you own ‘backyard’. Well, Canada is a big, huge country and rich with nature of all sort.. how lucky :) Loving all the outfit even your outdoor activity attire!

    Come check out my travel outfit here:
    http://mrsjackofalltradesdaily.blogspot.com/2012/05/style-travel-venicetreviso.html

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    Best regards and big hug

  7. Ree says:

    Gorgeous pics, Marta! What kind of camera do you use?

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