Where You Can Swim in San Miguel

January 20, 2014

Filed under: In and Around San Miguel — Tags: — Annie @ 12:48 pm

Where You Can Go Swimming in San Miguel de Allende
Hotel Posada La Aldea
Ancha San Antonio #15
$50 pesos
http://www.hotellaaldea.com.mx/ http://www.hotellaaldea.com.mx/
Hotel Real de Minas
Ancha San Antonio #1
$70 pesos
http://www.realdeminas.com/index-en.php http://www.realdeminas.com/index-en.php
Club Deportivo Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo #55
$70 pesos
Casa Cordelli
Salida a Queratero #117
$75 pesos
http://www.casacordelli.com/ http://www.casacordelli.com/
Casa de Sierra Nevada Hotel
Free use of pool after buying breakfast or lunch in their restaurant
Rosewood Hotel
Nemesio [...]

2013 La Calaca Festival Schedule

October 29, 2013

Filed under: San Miguel Cultural Events, Weather in San Miguel — Annie @ 2:04 pm

Check out the events and exhibits on display during the La Calaca Festival being held from Oct 31 – Nov 3, 2013, in San Miguel….

San Miguel = #1 City in the World!

Filed under: In and Around San Miguel — Annie @ 12:22 pm

Have you been to San Miguel de Allende? This is the year to go there, as readers of Conde-Nast Traveler just named San Miguel their “#1 Destination in the World”, beating out cities like Paris, Florence, Sydney, Bruges and Santa Fe. Check it out at:

Summer 2013 Rental Specials in San Miguel

April 8, 2013

Filed under: San Miguel Renter Tips — Tags: — Annie @ 12:45 pm

Summer is cool and green in San Miguel, a prime time to take advantage of these seasonal specials (applicable for minimum rentals of a week/7 nights or more):
Casa Tenerias (4 bedrooms for up to 8 people; in Centro; pool)
Regularly $7500 USD/month, now from May 10 to Sept 14, 2013, only $3750 USD/month for rentals with [...]

New and Notable: San Miguel Dining 2013

April 6, 2013

Filed under: Dining in San Miguel — Tags: — Annie @ 3:07 pm

San Miguel continues to gain status as a foodie destination. Riding this wave are some new and notable restaurants that feature local organic ingredients:
- Calenda Restaurante/Bar (fresh-modern-trendy cuisine in a lovely central patio, with a chef from Mexico City and a fabulous roof terrace with a view – inside the posh Hotel Nena)
Calle Nemesio [...]

New Festival Honors Day of the Dead 2012

September 10, 2012

Filed under: San Miguel Cultural Events — Annie @ 12:05 pm

New this year in San Miguel, the four-day La Calaca Festival will honor the traditional Dia de los Muertos celebrations with a contemporary arts and cultural festival of international proportions.
From Nov 1-4, 2012, the multi-disciplinary event will revere and expand indigenous traditions, while re-imagining them for the future.  The festival will feature a collection of [...]

Summer 2012 Specials for House Rentals!

May 14, 2012

Filed under: San Miguel Renter Tips — Annie @ 4:38 pm

Summer is a lovely time in the central highlands of Mexico, especially in cool, colonial San Miguel!  Consider coming for a visit this year (to take language classes, to study art, or simply to enjoy the peaceful daily life in this UNESCO World Heritage town) and take advantage of these summer specials (applicable for minimum [...]

Festivities for Holy Week 2012

March 12, 2012

Filed under: San Miguel Cultural Events — Annie @ 1:05 pm

Here is the schedule for this year’s festivities:
Sunday, March 25, 2012:  Holy Week (Semana Santa) festivities begin in San Miguel with one of the most traditional religious processions in town, the arrival of Nuestro Senor de la Columna, borne on foot overnight from the Shrine of Atotonilco (15 miles north of San Miguel) to a [...]

Sunday Brunch Spots in San Miguel

February 24, 2012

Filed under: Dining in San Miguel — Annie @ 3:51 pm

On a glorious Sunday in San Miguel, going out to Sunday brunch is a popular pastime.  Here are our favorite spots for a leisurely meal:
Antigua Villa Santa Monica: Breakfast buffet starting at 9 am, including customized quesadillas off the grill.  Address: Fray Jose Guadalupe Mojica #22 (southern edge of Parque Juarez).  Tel:  152-0451
Dos Casas Boutique [...]

Rachael Ray’s Show Taped in San Miguel!

October 21, 2011

Filed under: Dining in San Miguel, In and Around San Miguel — Annie @ 2:18 pm

U.S. TV chef Rachael Ray came to San Miguel recently and taped a special cooking show, which will be aired on her program on Friday, Oct 28, 2011.  For more details on Rachael’s Mexican Adventure (including a stop in Oaxaca as well), check Rachael’s website at: http://www.rachaelrayshow.com/heycanyoucookall/

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