San Miguel De Allende: Hotel Casa Blanca 7
A long-kept secret, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico was named the “Best City in the World.” Surprised?? Globetrotters aren’t at all surprised by Travel and Leisure’s 2017 selection, though their hidden treasure destination, tucked in central Mexico, is now in the spotlight. Known for its preserved and restored colonial architecture, stunning churches, cobblestone charm, significant history, prized eateries, nearby wineries, and numerous artists with their own galleries calling it their home, San Miguel de Allende has become a favorite of expats, art lovers, and tourists exploring the beauty and culture of Mexico beyond its beaches.
Choosing Casa Blanca 7 for your stay, in San Miguel de Allende, ensures prime location in the heart of the historic Spanish Colonial Center with unique elegance in a restored three century-old former residence with a decor blending elements of Moorish Spain, Colonial, and native Mexican creating a masterful artistic charm. The 10 distinctive luxury guest suites reflect the owner’s love for the Golden Screen version of Casa Blanca, incorporating stunning Moroccan tilework, furniture showcasing fine craftsmanship in carved inlaid woods, iron and bronze works, and embroidered textiles celebrating the heritage of cultural intersections of Mexico, colonial Spain, and Moorish influences embedded in contemporary design. Spacious marble baths with designer amenities, sumptuous comfort beds in luxe Portuguese cotton linens, fireplace, rainforest showers, flat screen satellite TV with entertainment on demand, WiFi, iPod docking, stocked mini-fridge, Berber carpets, and decor inviting romance and relaxation. Spa services are available on request.
The courtyard with a captivating fountain may be viewed from the stunning lobby and the restaurant on the terrace. The restaurant’s menu reflects a presentation of local produce and seasonal specialties with a Mediterranean cuisine. Known for innovative tapas, tantalizing presentations of rare flavored combinations induced with savory renditions of shaved pastrami, vegetarian selections and a perfected hummus. Not to mention, supreme cocktails and divine desserts (our favorite is an inspired chocolate torte). With pristine garden views and steps away from the San Francisco Temple, the iconic pink spiers of the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, the Library and Museums, your getaway to the singular beauty and luxury of Casa Blanca 7 will be an enchanting highlight of your discovery of San Miguel de Allende. Walk the cobblestone streets of the old town and experience the allure of the arts, past and present, the architecture, and the history of this first town in Mexico to gain its independence from Spain. The title of “Best City in the World” is preserved and well-deserved.
San Miguel Allende, Mexico
For rooftop dining with exceptional views and ambience, top mixologist, best margarita menu, diverse menus from tacos to sushi, tapas to tilapia, lamb to lobster, and nights for dancing under the stars with top international DJs – Quince has it all! Hip and chic meet traditional and romantic in refreshing perfection. Quince is San Miguel de Allende’s internationally award-winning rooftop restaurant/bar, where guests may arrive for lunch and stay until last call. Memorable moments are captured on the cozy rooftop overlooking the stunning pink spires of the renowned la Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel and the historic Old Town. Guests enjoy daylight casual dining, romantic candlelit fine dining, international cuisine, the best of handcrafted cocktails and innovative margaritas, unbeatable sushi and global fusion at Onna, nouveau Mexican taco creations, unforgettable ceviche and seafood presentations, and endless late-night entertainment and dancing to a nightly international music fest. Just as you think it couldn’t get better, Quince reveals its prized in-house French bakery, Boulangerie Bleu, featuring an impressive mouthwatering array of French pastries to delight connoisseurs and foodies from around the world. The unique all-day Sunday buffet allows the chefs to showcase a pastry extravaganza alongside the best of traditional Mexican and international specialties that define the Quince dining experience.