Town & Sea: Exploring Magical San Miguel de Allende & Zihuatanejo


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Days: 7


Discover Mexico’s charms, both land and sea, by exploring the colonial town of San Miguel Allende and the beach destination of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo.

This 7 day tour starts in the colonial gem of San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato for a glimpse into  rich Mexican culture and  immersing you in the colorful quaintness that is irresistible. After a few days, travel to the Pacific Coast to the destination of Ixtapa-Zihautanejo.



San Miguel de Allende – See the colorful buildings, beautiful parks, and visit healing thermal waters

Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo – An evolved  fishing village  with winding streets of galleries, folk art shops and small boutique hotels

Day 1: Arrive to Leon, Guanajuato

Arriving at to Leon Guanajuato Airport (BJX) you will be privately transfered (1:45 min) to San Miguel de Allende. Settle into your beautiful hotel to rest and relax before meeting your expert guide for an afternoon excursion to learn why visitors from all over the world fall in love with this unique, colorful, and art-filled colonial town. Your local guide will show you all the great sites while explaining the history of the area and providing you with the knowledge you will also need to explore at your own pace in the following days.
Overnight: Rosewood San Miguel Allende

Day 2: San Miguel Allende Market and La Aurora

San Miguel de Allende is known internationally by its great variety of handicraft works and today you will enjoy a privately guided excursion to visit the Artisans Market for a cultural experience that showcases outstanding works such as tin ware, wool, stonework, paper mache and hand-blown glass. Afterwards you will you will visit Fabrica La Aurora, a beautiful art and design center housed in a former textile factory that dates to the turn-of-the century. The Fabrica La Aurora is home to over forty galleries, studios, shops, and restaurants. Among old textile machines and hydraulic turbines, you will find artists busy at work in their studios, new exhibits in contemporary art galleries, furniture and interior design stores, antiques and jewellery boutiques.  The rest of the evening is to be enjoyed on your own. Overnight: Rosewood San Miguel Allende

Day 3: Escondido Natural Hot Springs

This morning you will enjoy a private transfer and time at leisure at Escondido Mineral Hot Springs where you  can ease your tensions and soothe tired muscles by slipping into pools of steaming, mineral-rich waters in nearby natural springs. You can also relax under the open sky or sheltered by rock-lined grottas. Back to San Miguel enjoy lunch, dinner and rest of evening at leisure. Overnight: Rosewood San Miguel Allende

Day 4: Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo

Today you will meet your private driver for a  transfer to the Queretaro Airport, to catch your flight towards Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, your next destination for the following 3 nights. This afternoon/evening is at your leisure at one of the most prestigious Zihuatanejo luxury resorts, Viceroy Zihuatanejo. One thousand feet of private beach stretch along the azure waters of the resort’s splendid Pacific coastline, strewn with teak lounge chairs and exclusive palapas, daybeds and cabanas. Guests can enjoy three swimming pools, including a fantastic infinity pool poised at water’s edge – as if spilling directly into the sea. Overnight: Viceroy Zihuatanejo

Day 5: Ixtapa Island

Swim and snorkel at Playa Coral Reef and adventure to two other areas in the island. Today is truly meant to be a day of fun and relaxation in the sun. Snorkel gear and other water sports are available (additional cost). Tour guide, transportation and lunch included. Overnight: Viceroy Zihuatanejo

Day 6: Safari Holiday

We’ll take you straight to the jungle and virgin beaches of this region. Arriving at a fisherman’s village, take a trip on boat through the lagoon Barra de Potosi and then be ready to gallop on the beach. We’ll enjoy a traditional fish ‘a la talla’ and handmade tortillas. Tour guide, transportation, boat ride, horseback riding and lunch included. Overnight: Viceroy Zihuatanejo

Day 7: Depart Ixtapa

Today you will be privately transferred to Zihuatanejo Airport for your onward flight home.


Our trips are fully customized, allowing us to build your itinerary for any time of the year.


Our custom-tailored journeys start from $800 USD per day for two travelers. Contact us today to discuss your travel desires and design a personalized proposal with exact pricing.

Please note, our pricing guideline is a starting from price and is not necessarily applicable to the suggested hotels contained within the suggested itineraries on this web site. Itineraries are customized prior to final pricing.