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San Miguel de Allende (“San Miguel”) is a colonial jewel located in central Mexico. The town is renowned for its colorful architecture, cobblestone streets and vibrant art scene. This UNESCO World Heritage destination provides the perfect scene for a luxurious getaway. With world-class resorts catering to every type of traveler, here are three standout properties to consider for your next vacation.

Hotel Matilda: Chic Escape for Couples and Art Aficionados

Tucked away on a tranquil street in the heart of San Miguel, Hotel Matilda exudes an air of contemporary sophistication. This upscale boutique hotel seamlessly blends local artistic design with Mexican spirit. Couples will swoon over the romantic owner’s suites, quaint dining venues like Moxi and the seductive bathtub option available in Spa Matilda. Art lovers can admire the works by famous Mexican artists displayed throughout the hotel as well as in the outdoor areas including the pool. Hotel Matilda provides an intimate boutique stay experience where guests can experience Michelin level dining, a pampering spa and attentive service. A stay at Hotel Matilda promises a stylish and serene escape.

Hotel Matilda
  Hotel Matilda (photo by Dr. Terika L. Haynes)  

Live Aqua Urban Resort: Sophisticated Luxury for Weddings and Groups

For those dreaming of a destination wedding or celebratory event in San Miguel, Live Aqua delivers with grand hacienda-style luxury that is perfect for groups. This luxurious resort boasts ornate architecture, lush landscaping and expansive event spaces like the gorgeous Matatena, the chic Patio del Arbol, a surreal natural garden chapel, a scenic sundeck and an expansive terrace. At Live Aqua, couples of all types can say "I do" against the backdrop of a beautiful mountainous landscape, followed by a one-of-a-kind reception. The top-tier customer service makes it easy for groups to relax throughout their stay. With notable restaurants, eccentric bars and fabulous hospitality, Live Aqua caters to large and small gatherings and weddings of all types in a way that visitors will never forget.

Live Aqua Urban Resort

Live Aqua Urban Resort (photo by Dr. Terika L. Haynes)

Campera Hotel Burbuja: Peaceful Retreat for Solo Travelers and Nature Lovers

For a truly one-of-a-kind glamping experience, guests can stay at Campera Hotel Burbuja. This eccentric resort consists of whimsical transparent bubble rooms situated on a scenic campground located just outside of San Miguel de Allende. The inflated spherical accommodations allow guests to sleep in nature under the stars while still enjoying climate-controlled comfort and amenities like plush bedding and modern bathrooms. The bubble rooms are designed to provide guests with an intimate connection with nature while still delivering a luxury vacation experience. Each bubble room is equipped with a private terrace for stargazing and gorgeous views of the surrounding gardens, orchards and hiking trails. Campera Hotel Burbuja is perfect for solo travelers and nature lovers who are looking to get off the beaten path. This bubble hotel delivers a healthy serving of natural splendor.

No matter what type of luxury experience you desire, these resorts in San Miguel de Allende deliver unfathomable vacation experiences. Travelers to this destination will experience world-class accommodations, amenities and access to San Miguel’s enchanting colonial traditions. Whether you seek a city escape, glamorous gathering or outdoor serenity, you can let magical escape unfold in this enchanting destination.

About the Author

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Dr. Terika L. Haynes is the CEO and Founder of Dynamite Travel, an award-winning, five-star rated, luxury travel and media consultancy that has been providing travel planning service excellence to clients for 15 years. Dr. Haynes, a savvy business professional, sought out to create a company that would not only assist clients with curating customized vacations, but would also assist clients with creating unforgettable travel experiences.

Breaking glass ceilings and creating unique opportunities is a specialty of Dr. Haynes. She is the recent recipient of the 2023 ASTA Travel Advisor of the Year Award. In addition to superb travel planning execution, Dr. Haynes has utilized the opportunity to engage the masses of travel enthusiasts by extending her services as a travel expert and contributing to notable media outlets. As such, her knowledge and expertise have been featured in leading media publications such as: Travel+Leisure, The Washington Post, USA Today, TripSavvy, Fodor’s, BRIDES, CNN, Real Simple, BBC, Reader’s Digest, Travel Noire and more.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is a strong passion for Dr. Haynes Under her leadership, Dynamite Travel is certified by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC), and U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce (USBC). Dr. Haynes serves as a Board Member and Treasurer of the Central Florida chapter of the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA). Additionally, she is a member of IGLTA, The Pride Chamber (Central Florida’s local LGBT Chamber of Commerce), the ForbesBLK community.


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