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Month: June 2020

Jun 30
Covid Cleaning Standards

Cleanliness is the #1 barrier for guests looking for a place to stay and to help hosts meet guest demand as travel in San Miguel de Allende resumes. Here’s an enhanced cleaning protocol developed in partnership with health experts to help hosts demonstrate a committment to keeping guests safe. Make your listing stand out on […]

Jun 29
Colonia Centro

Centro San Miguel Centro is the heart of downtown San Miguel. It’s a mix of residential and commercial, with stores, hotels, offices, restaurants, cafes and bars. Covering 30 blocks, it’s a locale with winding streets and gorgeous historic homes…where doorways and arches, strung with roses or tea lights, lead to art galleries, little cafes and […]

Jun 29
Buying Real Estate in San Miguel de Allende

What You Need to Know About Buying Real Estate in San Miguel de Allende Buying San Miguel real estate can be easier and more affordable than you might have imagined. There are properties to suit most tastes and budgets. Still, there are a couple of things you should keep in mind if you’re considering buying […]

Jun 29

Agriculture Vineyards and vendimia celebration near San Miguel de Allende. Outside of the town of San Miguel, the economy is more traditional. A bit over half of the land is used for grazing with 37% used for crops. Over 80% of the crops are grown during the rainy season with less than 20% grown on irrigated lands. Forestry […]

Jun 29

Tourism and commerce Much of San Miguel de Allende’s economy is tied to the influx of tourists and foreigners who come to live, mostly retirees. In 2002, 250,000 visitors spent about US$8.4 million at the town’s attractions, but those who live here contribute far more to the economy.  Most of this is concentrated in the town of […]

Jun 08
San Miguel de Allende enters initial reopening phase

San Miguel de Allende has entered Phase 0 of its reopening. The destination clarifies that this does not mean the city is open to tourism, but that the city has begun activating the local economy for residents.  This initial phase will see the reopening of business infrastructure that affects locals. This includes restaurants, shopping centers, […]

Jun 08
Where’s the Water?

I love San Miguel de Allende.  It’s a lovely town in Mexico, and anyone who wants romance in his or her life should come down here.  It’s  just turning June, and it’s starting to get hot from Sarasota to Dallas to Los Angeles, but not here.  No, this is supposed to be the rainy season.  […]

Jun 08
More than 38 thousand workers in San Miguel de Allende could return to confinement

Despite the fact that San Miguel de Allende was one of the first municipalities to anticipate and take preventive measures in the fight against COVID-19, with protection protocols for businesses, its inhabitants and more than 38,400 workers could go back to confinement. A scoop that was announced by its mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal. “We are […]

Jun 06
The Road to Citizenship

Procedure to obtain a Mexican Naturalization Letter 1. Residence of at least 5 years. 2. Be of legal age and in use of their civil rights. 3. Present original and copy of the DNN-3 application. 4. Display original and two photocopies of the card issued by the Ministry of the Interior that certifies the condition […]

Jun 06
Covid-19 Guide to having visitors and domestic workers in your home

If one person in the household is sick with COVID-19, everyone else in the home should consider themselves as possibly having an asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic infection, even if they feel fine, doctors say.[/caption]Any visitor or worker to your home brings a risk of infection not only to you, but to themselves. If the visit is […]

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