Art courses: Painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography and more are available at several art institutes in town, the most famous and oldest art institute is “Instituto Allende”

Spanish learning: Habla Hispana Spanish school offers intensive Spanish programs and arranges home-stay. Warren Hardy and Academia Hispano Americana are other popular Spanish schools in San Miguel.

Thermal pools to swim and relax are a few minutes away by taxi.
Golf, tennis and equestrian facilities, hiking and mountain biking.
The village and Shrine of Atotonilco, a twenty minute drive from San Miguel de Allende, has some of the finest native frescoes in Mexico.

Dolores Hidalgo, 45 minutes away, is a center for ceramic dishes and tiles, hand painted and fired into top quality items.

Guanajuato City, an hour away, has unique underground streets, mansions of aristocrats who were the world’s main silver suppliers in the 18th century, and a museum of mummies preserved by the soil and dry climate.

Santiago de Queretaro, 50 minutes away, is famous for opals, convent museums, and marble work.

León, Guanajuato, about 1 and 1/2 hour away is one of the leather capitals of the world: handbags, boots, and shoes, and an entire shopping mall devoted to leather goods.

San Miguel is home to wonderful accommodations that will enhance your stay. Below are just a few of the great places you could stay if only visiting for a day or so.

Casa Schuck Boutique Hotel
3 Garita, Centro
APDO 180
San Miguel de Allende 37700
Mexico

Oasis, San Miguel de Allende
Chiquitos #1A
San Miguel de Allende 37700
Mexico
Casa Quetzal Hotel, San Miguel de Allende
Hospicio 34
Colonia Centro
San Miguel de Allende 37700
Mexico
Hotel Posada de San Francisco, San Miguel de Allende
Plaza Principal # 2
San Miguel de Allende 37700
Mexico
La Mansion Del Bosque, San Miguel de Allende
Aldama 65
San Miguel de Allende 37700
Mexico