Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende
Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008, Mexico's San Miguel de Allende is not only a city of integral importance to world history and culture, it's also one of the most beautiful cities in the country, period. For travelers looking to expand their horizons and journey beyond Mexico's beautiful beaches and Mayan ruins, Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende is the perfect base for a Mexican central highland itinerary. At Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende, you can:
- Relax poolside with the city's only view to the historic and architecturally stunning Obraje Dam
- Sample world-famous tequila while smoking cigars at the Casa Dragones Cigar Bar
- Rest and rejuvenate at the hotel's state-of-the-art fitness center and spa
- Listen to your favorite albums on vintage records players found in each room
- Explore the city of San Miguel de Allende in all its Spanish Colonial glory
A winner of the 2019 UNESCO Prix Versailles Award for Best Hotel Design and Architecture North America, Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende's design sense is a combination of subtle Brutalist architecture and old Spanish Colonial style. With concrete steps leading from the entrance to an impressive central courtyard ensconced by loggias and courtyard-view rooms, the hotel creates an instant impression of elevated, yet relaxed, luxury.
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The hotel's 153 rooms are divided among four standard room types and seven suites. Standard rooms feature plush beds, rain showers and deep bathtubs, warm wood floors, neutral tones, ergonomic furniture, and plenty of space to spread out. Suites run the gamut from the Eve Suite, created for brides-to-be to prep for on-property weddings, to the Luna Suite Presidential with separate double-height living room, dining room, and private heated plunge pool. All rooms offer Bluetooth surround sound, smart TVs, city or courtyard views, and vintage record players.
If you're looking for a wedding, conference, or event venue in central Mexico, look no further. The hotel offers multiple event spaces with room for 800 guests, along with an outdoor event area located on the hotel's terrace that can accommodate 600. Finally, for guests with children, the hotel offers kids' programs, such as painting and yoga, and will even set up an outdoor movie night upon request.
Whether it's a new Mexican dish, a tequila cocktail, or a spicy snack, Live Aqua Resort San Miguel de Allende is ready to please your palate with five distinct bar and dining options. From the refined atmosphere of the Casa Dragones Cigar Bar to the Moorish-inspired décor of Spice Market, each venue offers friendly service and unexpected tastes, all in a beautiful Central Mexican setting.
Zibu Allende – Taste the amazing mashup of Mexican and Thai foods at Zibu Allende, where the spices of Southeast Asia meet the traditional flavors of Mexico.
Spice Market San Miguel de Allende – Influenced by the heavily spiced foods of India, China, Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam, Spice Market San Miguel de Allende offers discerning guests unforgettable gastronomic experiences with dishes such as duck confit with red curry, miso-glazed black cod, and Sichuan knife-cut noodles with Wagyu beef.
Casa Dragones Cigar Bar – Inspired by an elite group of men known as the San Miguel de Allende Dragons who helped to kick off the struggle for Mexican independence from Spain, Casa Dragones Cigar Bar offers legendary liquors in honor these legendary heroes. Try handcrafted tequila from bottles that have been labeled, signed, and dated by hand.
Mario Canario – The hotel's pool bar. This small venue offers drinks and snacks on-demand during the day and evening.
Yintony by Tanqueray – For guests who can't get enough of the juniper goodness of gin, Yintony by Tanqueray is the perfect place to spend an evening sampling gin-based drinks and snack pairings.
While the beauty and uniqueness of the city of San Miguel de Allende is the start attraction of the area, the hotel itself is no slouch when it comes to interesting activities. While at Live Aqua Resort San Miguel de Allende, book a full day at the spa to enjoy its hydrotherapy circuit, aromatherapy, massages, facials, and more.
Within San Miguel de Allende itself, you're just steps away from some of the city's most famous and most-visited attractions.
Activities within walking distance:
- Fabrica La Aurora – a six-minute walk
- Artisan Market – a six-minute walk
- Church of our Lady of Health – a seven-minute walk
- Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel – a 12-minute walk
Within driving distance:
- Ventanas Golf Course – a 10-minute drive
- San Lucas Vineyard – a 30-minute drive
- Cuna de Tierra Vineyard – a 45-minute drive
Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende
Found in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, Live Aqua Resort San Miguel de Allende sits at a quiet edge of town with views to the city's historic downtown. Within walking distance of all that San Migel de Allende has to offer, the hotel provides easy access to all the best nearby attractions including colorful shops, artist residences, and local markets.
Queretaro Intercontinental Airport is 56 mi / 90km away.
Guanajuato International Airport is 60 mi / 97 km away.