San Miguel de Allende
Photo: PHOTO: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. (Photo via bpperry/iStock/Getty Images Plus) (bpperry / iStock / Getty Images Plus)
San Miguel de Allende, located in the state of Guanajuato, is filled with architectural treasures, from Baroque churches to brightly painted haciendas. Voted 'Best City in the World' two years in a row by Travel + Leisure, its a city that values its aritsans. Lively markets and shops carry locally made crafts such as wood carvings, jewelry, woven blankets, pottery and leather goods. Its artsy ambiance, refreshing climate and UNESCO historic district make the magical mountain town of San Miguel de Allende a magnet for both adventurous expats and wealthy Mexican families.
Culinary travelers love San Miguel de Allende for its inventive flavors. The city is home to more than 350 markets and restaurants.
In recent years, its "quality of light," and quality of life have been enhanced with renowned art schools, gourmet restaurants, fun nightlife, fine hotels and real estate agencies on every block. San Miguel's plushest property offers world-class accommodation in the heart of the historic center.