Welcome to San Miguel de Allende

In the heart of central Mexico, San Miguel de Allende will take you back to the time of the Colonial Era! A period when Spanish influence and silver wealth thrived. We recommend that you get beneath the surface of this beautiful region and stay five-nights at one of our luxury boutique hotels.

Walk around the historic city center dating back to the 17 th century. Enjoy amazing views of the Parrish church called “the Parroquia” and visit the one of the thermo hot water spas such as the Mayan Baths of San Miguel, a private subterranean hot springs bath. Culinary highlights include a visit to The Restaurant, La Parada, Chamonix and Firenze Italian restaurant.

Connect on a deeper level with private or group classes in art, cooking, Spanish language, and yoga. We recommend a guided tour to the best historic landmarks in San Miguel de Allende and for a jaw-dropping experience a hot air balloon ride. Come enjoy and return soon.

Our Recomendations

Vacation Duration

Stay five nights and six days to enjoy a trip back in time to Colonial Era at a time when Spanish influence thrived.

Where to Stay

During your stay, we recommend you accommodate at “Hotel Amparo” or at “Hotel Casa No Name” and experience the luxury of our town.

Must do’s

A visit to Fabrica la Aurora, a once textile factory now is home to the best art in San Miguel. However, we recommend you get on a guided tour to historic centro and walk around downtown.

Expats testimonials of the city

  • “When I decided to sell the El Centro home that I inherited from my mother and that had been in my family for 25 years, a trusted friend in San Miguel referred me to Cynthia Petro. There is no doubt that her expertise and guidance is why my house sold immediately. To accommodate my busy work schedule, the process had to occur long distance. Cynthia handled all the details that made the sale go smoothly for both an absentee seller and buyer. She did a great job staging the house and networking with her colleagues. She handled negotiations efficiently and tactfully. Her level of professionalism, dedication, knowledge, and patience was unparalleled. Cynthia’s sensitivity and kindness helped to ameliorate the experience of letting go of a home that had played a major part in my life. She also continued to spend time with me in my search for property outside San Miguel. I feel very fortunate that I had the opportunity to meet and work with Cynthia and I plan to continue our relationship. She genuinely enjoys what she does and she's works hard at it, with proven results. I highly recommend that any home buyer or seller, contact Cynthia Petro first!”

    - E. Palmer, Westchester County, NY.

  • “We recently had the pleasure of listing our home at Calle Pericos 23 in San Miguel with your agents Claudine Langan & Vanessa Garay. Our experience with Claudine and Vanessa started with your wonderful photographer Chuck Rubin, who took such good photographs of our home and garden that they looked as good as they possibly could. Subsequently they managed the showings of our home by themselves and other agents so that everything was as convenient as possible for us.”

    - Ron Stephens.

  • “We enjoyed working with Claudine and Vanessa, and their successful marketing and sale of our home, from the signing of the listing agreement to the eventual closing, was virtually flawless. At every step of the process they made sure we understood everything, in Mexico not always an easy task. We highly recommend them and the Agave/Sotheby’s agency to anyone with a property to sell in San Miguel.”

    - Fred York.

  • “Team Claudine and Vanessa guided us through the process of selling and the steps required of closing on our property in SMA. All was completed with the utmost attention to detail and with their personal care. We appreciate the service of Agave Sotheby's and the staff for their assistance in all the myriad details. Thank you to all.”

    - Qurentia and Cicero Greathouse, Florida.

  • “Anyone interested or planning on buying real estate in San Miguel, should absolutely work with Vanessa Garay. She is extremely knowledgeable on all SM real estate. She is energetic, honest, a SM native with deep family roots and an pure joy to work with. She has helped us every step of the way, and was always promptly there to answer questions and never hesitated to personally take us to a city office or utility to arrange matters when we needed. She made buying a home in SMA a smooth and very enjoyable process.”

    - Boots & Sharona Brown, Durango, CO.

  • “We moved to San Miguel about one year ago from our long time home of San Francisco. The cosmos smiled upon us when our paths crossed with Vanessa Garay. From the moment we met- her showing us many home possibilities--to the actual selection of our now dream residence in the Ojo de Agua colonia, the experience was nothing but a smooth and positive one. Having to do everything long-distance and what could have been a stressful and uncertain ordeal, Vanessa navigated and walked us through every step and answered every question & concern with patience, promptness and professionalism. There was never a moment's concern and we knew we were in capable hands. In addition to her real estate expertise, she is a San Miguel native and has been a generous and invaluable resource during our transition. She knows her beloved city like the back of her hand and it shows. We highly recommend Vanessa with her unmatchable skill set of experience,professionalism,knowledge and warmth. You will be fortunate indeed to have her as your real estate representative.”

    - Rhonda and Peter Rudolfi, San Francisco, CA.

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Places To Visit

  • Hotel Casa No Name

    This traditional, timeless and magical place located in the heart of San Miguel de Allende, UNESCO World Heritage site lies a secret preserved for over three hundred years and opens its doors to you. This astonishing and antique six bedroom boutique home has been completely remodeled and restored to provide every luxury and comfort for our guests.

  • Hotel Amparo

    The epitome of Luxury hotels in San Miguel de Allende. This hotel was named by the renowned magazine Condé Nast Traveler as the #1 Hotel to visit in Mexico and #3 in the world during 2016! The boutique hotel is a minimalistic and modern hotel with a colonial exterior just three blocks from the Parroquia church. This place is a perfect complement to this beautiful colonial town.

  • Aperi Mexican Contemporary Cuisine

    Áperi, Latin for “open” perfectly describes the restaurant’s vision and concept, featuring a unique culinary experience; food for the senses, prepared with the region’s freshest ingredients and the passion that characterizes chef Matteo Salas. We suggest you visit Aperi if you want to have a taste of what true Contemporary Mexican Food ought to be.