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6 days 5 nights
Availability : December 4 -9 2018
Leon BJX Airport
Casa Alta Vista Private Retreat
Min Age : 15+
Tour Details

San Miguel De Allende MX Stunning Colonial City In The Heart of Mexico

December 4 -9 2018

We are excited to offer an exclusive Mexican Holiday Artisian Retreat, a week filled with hands on art workshops, hosted by famed artist Crafty Chica, Kathy Cano-Murillo, and San Miguel de Allende local artists. In addition, each guest will be treated to a daily culinary experience, guided shopping tours & art walks. Participate in traditional holiday festivities along with free time to explore. 

As the holidays approach be ready to release your creativity, eat well and explore la cultura Mexicana with like-minded travelers. 

Price Includes

  • 6 nights accommodations: Casa Alta Vista – with a stunning view of all San Miguel de Allende
  • A hands on cooking class & Mercado tour
  • Mexican themed cooking demonstrations
  • Daily Guided Shopping Excursions
  • Daily home cooked breakfast, with specialty coffees and refreshments
  • Daily lunch and/or dinner, each a unique culinary experience

Price Excludes

  • Airfare
  • Alcohol in a restaurant setting
  • Not recommended for children under 15 years old
  • No Pets allowed
What to Expect
  • ** Airport Transportation (From Leon BJX airport to SMA)
  • ** 5 nights accomodations: Casa Alta Vista – A private retreat with a stunning view of all San MIguel de Allende. 
  • ** Daily home cooked breakfast lunch and/ or dinner in the Centro, each a unique culinary experience. 
  • Holiday themed art workshops hosted by Crafty Chica
  • Create your own folk art, hosted by a SMA Artist
  • Daily guided shopping excursions & cultural art walks
  • Enjoy the Christmas tree lighting ceremony & holiday festivities
  • All inclusive option

Day 1

♣ Welcome Dinner – San Miguel cuisine & local wine tastings

Day 2

♣ Each day will begin with a specialty home cooked breakfast
♣ Crafty Chica workshop: Holiday themed art
♣ Guided Tour: El Jardin, the central plaza & art walk
♣ Dinner at an exclusive restaurant, celebrating San Miguel de Allende flavors

Day 3

♣ Art Walking Tour – Learn how to capture SMA best moments
♣ Guided Shopping: San Miguel designer shoes/handbags/silver jewelry
♣ A visit to San Miguel’s oldest Bakery
♣ Free time to explore
♣ Dinner at a traditional restaurant Chiles en Nogados

Day 4

♣ Crafty Chica Workshop: Book making & the art of journals talk
♣ Popular cafe lunch
♣ Guided Shopping & Artisan Alley Experience
♣ Free time to explore
♣ Dinner at La Posadita – traditional Mexican food

Day 5

♣ Specialty breakfast & folk art experience
♣ Artist Studio Workshop – The art of the “Nicho”
♣ Folk Art shopping excursion
♣ Farewell dinner in the Centro Historico

Day 6

♣ Good – Bye Breakfast!
♣ Pack your Treasures
♣ Travel home with fabulous memories


Purchase Options


** All Inclusive (Accommodations, Workshops, Tours and Meals) 
       A. $1700 PP Double Occupancy

       B. $500 Discount For Nonparticipants Workshops

       2. Workshops and Guided Tours Only

       A. $500 Per Person

      We know travelers prefer options. Select the option that you prefer:

       Option #1 – All-inclusive Pricing includes: Casa Alta Vista private retreat 5-night accomodations/meals/workshops/guided tours/transportations:

$1700 per person (based on double occupancy)
$1200 per person Non-participation art workshops
       Option #2 – Workshops & Guided tours only participation pricing:

$500 per person
Our team will assist with hotel & logistic recommendations
Participate in group meals, pay as you go. 


Payment- $100 per person is required to secure a reservation
Monthly invoice & Final payment is due 30 days prior to the event.
Full payment discount: 10% discount offered if payment is provided in full, prior to 90 days of departure.
Refunds: 100% refund if notified 90 days prior to event.
All major credit cards & Checks, PayPal accepted.

Physical Requirements

San Miguel is a historic town, with cobble stone streets and uneven sidewalks and small hilly streets. Each participant must be able to walk with ease. We apologize, but wheelchairs cannot be accommodated. It will also be difficult to accommodate guests with strict dietary restrictions, we can accommodate some restrictions if notified in advance.

Airport & Transportation

Arrive October 30th, in Oaxaca airport OAX, ( this may require a stop in Mexico City first) before 4pm Local time.

Select a departure time November 4th between 2pm – 4pm.

Transportation will be provided to downtown Oaxaca from airport.


All trips to Mexico require a valid passport

Additional FAQ

Refer to the welcome page for detailed information

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Family Traveller

I’m still waking up from my dream vacation with the #craftychicaartretreat!! I met So many wonderful people, enjoyed the art we created, and loved all the colors in the magic town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico! It felt like I went back in time! I can’t wait to go back! I left my heart in this beautiful town❤️! My sister Lisa and I ha

December 16, 2018

Rose Mendoza

Couple Traveller

Will do Again!

September 1, 2018