Neighborhoods

Colonias of San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende map

Allende

Location, Location, Location! This neighborhood is arguably one of the best located in San Miguel de Allende. Being mostly residential, you have easy access to the many different areas of town, pharmacies, shopping stores, galleries, banks, schools and restaurants. This colonial gem of cobblestone attracts some of the best architects to build here, making the neighborhood filled with fully renovated Colonial homes in San Miguel de Allende. With easy access to main streets and highways, you are a few minutes from everywhere in town and 5 minutes flat-walk to UNESCO’s Historic Centro of San Miguel de Allende.

Azteca

An up and coming neighborhood with a mixed community of Mexican and American families. There is a lot of growth in this colonia especially because it is a 5-minute walk to Centro and also near the new 5-star Live Aqua Hotel, which is sure to increase the appeal of this area.

Atascadero

One of the most desired neighborhoods in San Miguel de Allende, Atascadero is a very quiet and elegant place to own Luxury Real Estate in San Miguel de Allende. Due to its location and and mild temperature during summer compared to the rest of the city, vegetation abounds in this tiny “oasis”. It is right next to the local botanical garden known as “Charco del Ingenio”, this beautiful natural reserve provides spectacular views of the valley and Centro. With it’s narrow streets and tall houses, this neighborhood is one of the quieter areas from the busy downtown San Miguel and as such will provides the feeling of security and seclusion while allowing you to enjoy the festivities of the town with its close distance to Centro.

Balcones

Nestled just on top of San Miguel de Allende’s Centro, this beautiful neighborhood sits atop of a hill which provides breathtaking views of the Parrish church, the lake and most of valley. This neighborhood is perhaps the best to build your dream Home in San Miguel if you are looking to enjoy summer afternoons basking in the sunset. It is a five minute walk to the main plaza, “El Jardín”, and 10 minutes from the commercial mall. The neighborhood houses of Balcones have a modern colonial feel to them and is perfect for those looking to buy a Luxury home in San Miguel de Allende.

Centro

Live in the most prestigious neighborhood for Luxury homes San Miguel de Allende. This is the true heart of Mexico and is a UNESCO world heritage site cherished by the international community and is host to thousands of American expats. Lovely colors and true Mexican Colonial architecture await you in this part of town. For those looking to retire in San Miguel de Allende or simply looking for a good real estate investment opportunity this is the perfect location for it. Centro, San Miguel de Allende is host to the Parish Church of San Miguel Archangel and the main plana known simply as “El Jardin” (The Garden) were countless Mexican festivities take place throughout the year, making it one of the best places to experience the true Mexican Lifestyle to the City.

Country Property

One of the most attractive features of living in this San Miguel de Allende, world heritage site, is the scenery that it provides. Lush mountains, beautiful flora and fauna surround the colonial landscape of the town. As such, architects throughout the decades have taken advantage of this fact and built some of the best Country houses in San Miguel de Allende. When it comes to Country Properties in San Miguel de Allende, the possibilities are endless. Filled with vegetation, small hills, and more, these properties are perfect for those wanting to buy eco friendly villas, plantations, ranches or simply build your dream home.

Golf: Malanquín & Ventanas

Both golf communities offer homes with accessibility to golf courses, club houses, pool, gym, restaurant, and security. Malanquin offers a nice golf course with mature trees and a well-supported golf club. Ventanas is much newer than Malanquin and appeals to your chic Mexico City clientele.

Guadalupe

To the north of Centro is the charming colorful neighborhood of Guadalupe. It is a flat few minutes walk to the center of town. In this area are good restaurants, shopping, and galleries. It is also in this colonia where you will find the Fábrica La Aurora Art & Design Center – one of the main attractions of San Miguel de Allende that houses modern art galleries, designer furniture and interior design stores, along with antiques, jewelry, embroidery, restaurants, and the Workshop-Galleries. There is a nice cultural blending of Mexican and non-Mexican households in this neighborhood. Guadalupe’s strong artistic community can also be observed by the beautiful graffiti murals that decorate this colonia.

Guadiana

The upscale, mostly residential neighborhood Homes San Miguel is located just outside Centro, Guadiana, and offers a charming park and one of the best pastry shops in town! This quiet enclave is well situated and close to the organic market, restaurants and galleries and is an easy, flat 15-minute walk to the town Center, El Jardin. If you want to be close to the action but in a quiet environment, Guadiana is the neighborhood for you if you are looking for Luxury homes San Miguel de Allende.

Independencia

An up and coming neighborhood with lots of new development projects. Homes in this colonia are offered at an affordable price point and considered a nice entry point to San Miguel de Allende. Many of these homes in this area also offer nice views of Centro and the beautiful Parroquia.

Los Frailes

A well-established colonia offering larger homes and lots for a fraction of the cost of being in town.  This colonia is near the Malanquín golf course, La Comer, and restaurants.  Los Frailes is also off of Salida a Celaya which makes it the nearest colonia to big box stores like Costco and Home Depot approximately 35 minutes away.

Ojo de Agua

Discover luxury homes San Miguel mixed with the local community, most homes in Ojo de Agua offer spectacular views and a 15 minute walk to Centro without most of the noise or congestion found around the Jardin. Easy access to 5 de Mayo, a street of cute commercial offerings as well as many diverse restaurants. This is one of the best places in town to own Luxury homes San Miguel de Allende.

San Antonio

To the west of Centro is the charming residential neighborhood of San Antonio. It is a flat few minutes walk to the center of town and Ancha de San Antonio – one of the town’s main thoroughfares. There is a nice cultural blending of Mexican and non-Mexican households in this neighborhood. In this area are good restaurants, shopping, galleries, and the Parroquia de San Antonio de Padua. It is also in this colonia where you will also find fun athletic activities such as tennis courts, dance and yoga studios.