Summer 2019 Special at Casa Joya

May 23, 2018

Filed under: In and Around San Miguel — Annie @ 1:14 pm

Planning a summer visit to San Miguel?  Take advantage of our summer special at the beautiful Casa Joya, where rental rates are 10% off for stays of a week or longer between the dates of June 1 and August 31, 2019.  That means you’ll only pay $1350 USD per week instead of the usual $1500 […]

Wineries to Visit near San Miguel

October 9, 2016

Filed under: In and Around San Miguel — admin @ 2:42 pm

This region of Mexico is ideal for wine connoisseurs who want to go wine-tasting; there are four vineyards less than 30 minutes from San Miguel.  The nearby vineyards include: * Bodega Dos Buhos: This vineyard works with 10 types of grapes. Guests can plan special visits for a picnic and winery-tour afternoon. Tip: Bookings for the […]

The 10 Best Bars in San Miguel

May 3, 2016

Filed under: In and Around San Miguel — admin @ 2:08 pm

Want a drink with a view, or a great watering hole where you can hang with locals? Yearning for tapas with tequila or that shot of mezcal? Check out these classic settings (try one or try them all!) for the best of the San Miguel bar scene…

Expanded Services for San Miguel Renters!

April 16, 2014

Filed under: In and Around San Miguel — Annie @ 10:53 am

Two well-known San Miguel businesses have joined forces to serve you better! San Miguel House Rentals and Home Destinations are now working together as joint business partners to provide you with the full spectrum of services for rental houses in San Miguel. We offer professional oversight for vacation rentals (three nights to three months), long-term […]

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 IN TOWN: Hotel Posada La Aldea Ancha San Antonio #15 $50 pesos Hotel Real de Minas Ancha San Antonio #1 $70 pesos Club Deportivo Santo Domingo Santo Domingo #55 $70 pesos Casa Cordelli Salida a Queratero #117 $75 pesos […]

San Miguel = #1 City in the World!

October 29, 2013

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:

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:

New “Must-Do’s” in San Miguel

September 15, 2011

Filed under: In and Around San Miguel — Annie @ 7:15 pm

Temporary residents, repeat visitors and first-timers alike all will want to add these activities to their list of “Must-Do’s” while spending time in San Miguel de Allende: 1) Climb up the ancient pyramid at the newly opened  Cañada de la Virgen archeological site. While you can cab to this fascinating pre-Hispanic pyramid about 30 min […]

Vogue’s “Destination of the Month”: San Miguel!

May 28, 2011

Filed under: In and Around San Miguel — Annie @ 3:40 pm

San Miguel de Allende was selected as Vogue’s “Destination of the Month” in May 2011.

Archeological Site Opens South of Town

February 12, 2011

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

The newest/oldest sight to behold in San Miguel: The archeological zone of Canada de la Virgen, located 30 km south of town and getting ready to open to the public on Feb 15th, following 10 years of excavation and restoration by Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). Sacred to the Otomi Indians in […]

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