Surrounded by inspiring art, architecture, artists and artisans, guests can discover the artist within or hone their talents with private art lessons while in San Miguel de Allende. With so much delicious cuisine to discover, food lovers will also be inspired to learn to cook a dish or two as a souvenir of this magical destination.


Art workshops offer a selection of creative art classes in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel. It is a chance to work on a favorite art medium or to try a new technique, with endless inspiration from picturesque San Miguel de Allende, with its colonial architecture and cobblestone streets.

Art teacher in Drawing, Illustration and Painting at the Instituto Allende.  The teacher Alejandro Palomares has a degree in Graphic Design from Mexico City. His career spans 16 years during which his illustrations have been published for Coca Cola and Readers Digest.

The class lasts for 3 hours, at the hotel (La Veranda, Los Pirules garden, Terraza Luna at Luna Bar, as well as the Guest Suite, are viable options.) 
Cost: $ 150 USD per person includes all necessary equipment. (easel, canvas, paintings, brushes, color palette, apron).


Guided tours in order to discover the artistic history of San Miguel from its origins to the present day: 
1. Galleries of Modern and Contemporary Art 2. Mexican Mills and Cultural Institutions 3. Traditional School of Oaxaca 4. A combination of the above topics Duration: 2 hours Hours: 11:00 am, 2:00 pm 
Cost: $ 40 USD per hour (group of 4 people). Reservations are required 24 hours in advance. The itineraries can be adapted to the tastes and preferences of the guest to enjoy the pictorial scene of the city. 


ArtTourSMA is a new concept of tours to visit galleries and art studios in San Miguel de Allende, the most interesting and innovative art offers the highest quality, including: - Painting - Sculpture - Design 
It takes the guest to the studio where art is created and exhibited, providing the opportunity to meet current artists. This allows you to see up close the artistic process behind the final art pieces. 
Includes: Guided tour of 3 of the best art galleries / studios. Duration: 4 hours. Cost: $ 100USD per person 


An exceptional culinary experience for foodies who want to learn the secrets of the traditional Mexican cuisine, each cooking class starts with selecting the right ingredients required, before learning a new recipe and how to cook them. Afterwards everyone enjoys the fruits of their labors and a well-earned lunch with a tequila or mezcal.

Menus are clean and simple. Lovingly prepared and fully flavored. Ceviches and authetic guacamoles are the perfect examples of mexican cuisine mastered by our renowed chefs.

Price per person: 
Cooking Class with visit to organic vegetable ranch $350 USD 
Cooking Class without visit to ranch  $200 USD 

*Minimum 2 people; Classes available from Monday to Thursday; A 2 day notice is required for reservations.  
Please register at the Concierge Desk.

Tequila or Mezcal Tasting


Tequila is a spirit made in a small region of Mexico. It is produced from the distillation of fermented mash obtained from the heart of a plant known as "blue agave". The tequila tasting is guided by our Tequila Connoisseur, includes a pairing menu selected by our Executive chef.
• MILAGRO BARRICA SELECTA (Barrica Selecto Blanco, Reposado, Aeñjo and Dobel Diamante Cristalino) MX $2,200 pesos per person 
• TEQUILAS PREMIUM (Casa Dragones Blanco, Clase Azul Reposado, Don Julio 1942 Añejo and  Reserva de la Familia Extra Añejo) MX $4,500 pesos per person 

This heart of the plant, like a giant pineapple, is also called "mezcal." In Nahuatl means "the house of the moon" and is used to signify the heart, essence, center, etc... This is a product of the encounter of two worlds, because it uses a technique originally from Europe to transform a very ancient and characteristic material of the American land.  
Selections: Mezcal Amores Jóven - Wahaka Reposado con Gusano - Mezcal 7 Misterios Dova Yej - Alipus San Miguel destilado en barro - Buen Viaje Bicuixe 
MX $2,500 per person 


Mexico is known for its rich heritage and lively music festivals for almost any occasion. San Miguel de Allende has amazing jazz, baroque, Cuban and chamber music festivals throughout the year. With the strong influence of its diverse art communities, San Miguel de Allende's festivals reflect an international flair.


Activities are reserved upon request.


For inquiries or reservations, please contact
the concierge at +52 415 152 9700 or