A brief sleep
To sleep for a brief period
In his habits he was punctual and regular, transacting his business early in the morning, and enjoying his siesta after a drive.
It took a short siesta at noon, and boomed once more toward night, as the sun was withdrawing his influence.
Darken the room, turn off the phone, put the dog out and settle down for a long siesta.
This includes playing in the river or the ocean, sitting under the umbrella having a nice relaxing lunch and then, you guessed it, a very long siesta.
This relaxed way of living, combined with family values, creates a siesta between 1:30 and 4:30 in the afternoon when businesses are closed so that families can break bread.