San Miguel de Allende: The Gem of Mexico
Situated along the historic silver route in Central Mexico, San Miguel de Allende is a step back in time into Mexico’s history. Architecturally designed 17th and 18th century buildings line the narrow cobblestone streets, while lush courtyards welcome visitors into their lavish interiors.
Just sixty miles (96.5 km) from Mexico’s state capital Guanajuato City, San Miguel de Allende is nestled within Mexico’s rolling central highlands. There are three international airports within a short drive of San Miguel: Mexico City, León and Querétaro. Travelers to San Miguel often take a bus from the airport, happily trading the hustle and bustle of the larger cities for the quiet charm of San Miguel.
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The Serenity of San Miguel
As the peal of church bells echo in the distance, natives and visitors alike explore this quaint city. Cars are often left at home as a relaxing walk is all that’s needed to see the sites. If a panoramic view of the city is what you’re after, you can catch a trolley and head to El Mirador, a lookout point offering sweeping views of the breathtaking city below.
So peaceful and popular is San Miguel de Allende that many expats and foreigners have decided to buy homes here. Locals happily welcome these transplants, offering services that cater to those who’ve left America, Canada and Europe behind. With cheerful generosity, natives of San Miguel de Allende share with newcomers both their love of their city and their pride in their Mexican heritage.
A Work of Art
Another love that San Miguel cheerfully shares is that of art. Accomplished and aspiring artists alike enjoy classes, workshops and studios, while arts and handicrafts fill the shops, boutiques and galleries, making San Miguel an art enthusiast’s dream.
It’s a peaceful community, yet one with always something going on. You’ll want to visit San Miguel’s beautifully kept historic center, as well as the frequent parades, festivals and fireworks. There are plenty of offerings in fine dining and up-scale accommodations, and you’ll want to leave time to relax and take in the authentic Mexican ambience. You can chat with the locals, visit a food market or simply unwind as you people watch in the main plaza.
For Anyone on the Go
San Miguel de Allende offers plenty for those who like to keep moving. With a moderate climate that some refer to as an “eternal spring,” and highly secure streets, this city beckons to those who want explore all the city has to offer.
For golf enthusiasts and just minutes from historic downtown, the Club de Golf Malanquin or the newly developed world class Las Ventanas de San Miguel Golf Course and Residential development offer beautiful courses on which to play.
The city is also filled with an eclectic choice of shopping. From street vendors to modern boutiques to old-fashioned farmacias (pharmacies), you’ll shop to your heart’s content. When your shopping bag is full, consider visiting one of the rooftop restaurants that offer amazing views of the sun setting over the city.
San Miguel: A Choice that Makes Sense
Whatever your wants or needs in real estate, San Miguel de Allende is a wise choice. Be it the temperate climate, the amazing architecture, the timeless history or the authentic experience, San Miguel is adored by all who visit. So much so that visitors tend to stay.
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