Tagaytay Escape Day 2: Sonya's Garden, Marcia Adams, Paseo Outlet

Had a long exhausting day!!! Had to push myself harder today coz of all the engagements & commitments I had to fulfill with only 3 hours of sleep (from being awake for 36 hours). I was catatonic the whole day, I'm surprised I was still able to drive without hurting Chloe. Haha. From our Fitness First fashion show styling gig (which lasted from 10am til 9pm), did a talk in between at Assumption for Ana's Styling club (yes may ganung club na sa HS!) then attended Le Bunny Bleu's launch at Shang Plaza. I don't know where I got the energy! Buti nalang I was with Ana and Ava who kept me sane. Now, I'm trying my best to fight this strong desire to drift into unconsciousness. Konti nalang promise tapusin ko lang to! Haha nagexplain. Anyway, here are the rest of our Tagaytay photos!

Forever 21 neon sweater, Wrangler jeans, Gold Couture necklace, Mango belt, Butterfly Twists neon flats

This sweater is so hard to shoot! Can't seem to get the right lighting for the sweater's color to pop. Pffft. It's neon green by the way. Haha. So cute the back detail noh??? Got sold by the bows. Kyot. Wearing my uber comfy Wrangler jeans (my forever road trip partner) and my new favorite flats (for that pop of color) from Butterfly Twists! Taray din this mala donya necklace from Gold Couture.  That's all!

More photos...
morning view. gandaaa.


Buzzer beater lang kami sa buffet breakfast. Love the selection! Favorite part of my every hotel stay:) 


 arrozcaldo and champorado
 make your own taho! pangarap kong jackpot!

 the best longganisa fried rice




 omelette station

 french toast

 bacon overload!
 bread talk

 butter and jam! nomnom


Didn't eat that much, waley gana I dunno why. Sayang! Food was nice and tasty naman:) They have fewer selection than other hotels but I think it's just enough naman.:) Took a nap after breakfast and had a brief hotel tour before leaving...
love the view!

lake wing:)

 Pool Area na d ko na naavail!

 first thing I do whenever I see a pool. Weirdo. Haha.

 text text and check check

Checked out a little after 12pm and no charge naman. Overall, had a pleasant stay at Taal Vista. Can't wait to visit again with my parents this time!:) Decided to pass by Sonya's Garden before our fancy lunch.
 Bought pasalubong and food from their famous Panaderia!

bread and pastries heaven!

 different kinds of yema and other delicacies

 they sell these too! salabat, tuyo, radish, etc.

 freshly baked bread! try out their cheese bread. highly addicting!

Went to their Country Store afterwards to buy my supply of Goo Shampoo (which smells like spa bangooo) & Citronella spray.

 They use Tarragon leaves as tea

super fresh greens!

 you could buy massage oils, linen & room sprays, hair care products, Ilog Maria products & their famous salad dressings here.:)
bet ko talaga mga ganito nila. it has a calming effect noh?


 Had to quickly leave SOnya's to make it to our lunch reservation at Marcia Adams. I first saw it in a blog and fell inlove with the place! So I made sure to include it in our itinerary. You could easily miss the place coz there's no sign anywhere. But if you see this door...

... that's the portal to the other side of the world... TUSCANY!

 hello? is anybody home??? anyone?

 We were welcomed by the owner herself as we entered the place and while they were eating lunch.

 so picturesque! couldn't stop taking photos

 our view

 gorgeous:) my favorite! mababaw lang ako hehe.

 so homey:)

White waiting for our food, wandered around muna. Feeling Alice in Wonderland naman ako...

new area they're building. This one naman daw inspired by Santorini! I can totally see it!

 this place is a HUGE secret garden. My kind of place.

 For Sale!

garden setting

And then food was served!

Bread with balsamic vinegar dip. My absolute favorite!!! Finished the bread then asked for refill. Ako na talaga.

We were given a menu where we could choose na from their P700 meal sets--appetizer, main course and dessert!

 Almalfi Prawns

Greek Octopus stew. Mich loved it!

Panna Cotta with Lime Sauce. Yum!

 Their Soup of the Day, forgot the name:( Verdict! Mich: Like! Me: Not much.

Grilled Armoatic Pork, in short liempo. Hehe! Joke. It's tasty though but still wasn't able to finish it.

Pineapple for  tanggal umay

Grilled orange with vanilla ice cream. Would love to eat this again! DIY na yan. Hehe.

Homemade Lemon-Lime-Bitters or fizzling lemonade. Hehe. 

Verdict: It was worth it naman for P700 since it's a full course meal na. The food tasted ordinary though except for the shrimp appetizer which was heavenly.  But you really really have to visit Marcia Adams for the experience. The place is AMAZING. Owners were also kind enough to say hello and chat for a  few minutes.

So full i wanted to sleep! Haha. 

 Bill. So cute the lalagyan noh?

After eating and before leaving, we explored the premises some more...
 this cat wouldn't leave me alone so cute!

So basically,  Marcia Adams is a Tuscany inspired house resto. I love the concept! Love all the greens that warmly greeted us upon entrance. Also, in love with the interiors! And the gorgeous flowers of course. Basta you just got to experience the whole place. It's pretty magical:) Click HERE for their info!

Before heading back to Manila, passed by Paseo Outlet first! Went home a little disappointed coz I wasn't able to go to the other stores and I just took home 1 pair of shoes from Charles & Keith. Bummer.

 ready to shop!

Went to Santis Delicatessen bought this jar of peaches and then life is perfect again! Haha. I will go to Santis Corinthians tomorrow and hoard this! I could finish a jar in one sitting super sarap. 

So that ends our trip! Couldn't wait to go back. Eyeing another overnight deal and planning to bring the whole family na. Excited! Email me if you have questions or you need help with your itinerary! Frustrated travel agent/tour guide ata ako. Lol. Have to sleep! Talk to you tomorrow:)


  1. Hi, a nice report. The pictures of the food ... I get hungry! I even say good morning. Greetings from Germany.

  2. Very nice! I love all the pics. Wanting me to visit Tagaytay tuloy.

  3. i really like this part two of your Tagaytay weekend trip! the make-your-own-taho segment of the buffet is nice! also, fell in love with those gorgeous flowers in Marcia Adams :)

    czarina :)

  4. Gusto ko yung top mo girl! cute ng back deets!:) Sana maka-vacay din kami ni Gersh ng ganyan! ang ganda!:)

    Rest ka a lot, girl! Need mo yan, swear!

  5. Love your sweater!

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  6. love your blog! keep up the great work!<3 xx Peach



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