San Miguel de Allende Top Wedding Photographers and Best Wedding Venues
Choose a UNESCO World Heritage Site for your Destination Wedding
Couples looking for a destination beyond a beach should consider the breathtaking colonial town of San Miguel de Allende. This UNESCO World Heritage Site offers incredible options for your destination wedding from beautiful Mexican haciendas to private luxury homes or boutique hotels. As one of San Miguel de Allende top wedding photographers, I would like to share a few of my favorite locations for your destination wedding.
Many couples choose to embrace the wedding parade tradition of a callejoneada, which is local to San Miguel. After the ceremony, the bride, groom and their guests walk through the streets of San Miguel. Joining them on this festive parade is a donkey adorned with colorful paper flowers, a mariachi band and giant puppets typically made in the likeness of the couple.
Best San Miguel de Allende Wedding Venues
The Rosewood is a luxurious boutique hotel that reflects the artistic traditions of the enchanting historic town of San Miguel de Allende. Although the hotel only offers 67 rooms and suites, it boasts space that can cater up to 600 wedding guests with various locations including the Rosewood Lawn with breathtaking views of La Parroquia, the most photographed church in Mexico and the Luna Rooftop with the best views of the city and magical sunsets.
Belmond Casa Sierra de Nevada
Belmond Casa Sierra de Nevada is a cluster of historic buildings at the center of San Miguel de Allende. The Belmond is a boutique, charming luxury hotel that offers the ultimate Mexican experience. From pretty courtyards to a tranquil spa and even a cooking school, the Belmond is everything you could want in a destination wedding venue in San Miguel.
Hacienda Las Trancas
If you are looking for an intimate and private setting for your destination wedding in San Miguel de Allende, consider renting the beautiful 450 year-old Mexican Hacienda Las Trancas. This historic resort and spa offers elegance, romance and tranquility. It is the perfect setting for a destination wedding in the beautiful colonial heart of Mexico.
Behind an unassuming street side wall and massive wood doors lay a series of three houses that make up the compound known as the Hyder House (Casa Hyder). With bougainvillea, climbing roses, mesquite trees and purple-blooming jacarandas spilling everywhere you will find a labyrinth of great rooms, libraries, patios, hidden stairwells and garden nooks. Everywhere you look there is a view more beautiful than the last. Casa Hyder has a reputation among locals as a living museum stuffed with 17th century collectibles and art.
Casa Hyder is 13,865 square feet of magnificent colonial styled construction sprawled across two-thirds of an acre of manicured tropical gardens. The size of the house and extent of its gardens are unequaled in San Miguel de Allende and provides the best venue for a destination wedding.
Best Hacienda for Destination Weddings in Mexico
The Yucatan is home to some of the most charming and luxurious haciendas built during the Mexican colonial period that offers unique experiences for romantic destination weddings.
Hacienda Uayamon Chapel in Ruins Destination Wedding
Although there are many to choose from, my favorite is Hacienda Uayamon in Campeche. Built in 1700, Hacienda Uayamon reflects the sophistication of a luxury resort with attention to the surrounding natural beauty. This is the perfect location for couples looking for something completely different. The hacienda’s “chapel in ruins” is a magical location for your destination wedding. This mystic and peaceful venue is incredibly unique and one of a kind. Combine this with the hacienda’s exceptional services and you have the best destination wedding venue in all of Mexico!
Other Wedding Destinations on the Beach
Inspired by white sandy beaches and Caribbean blue water? Then consider Isla Mujeres, Tulum or Cancun for your destination wedding.