San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende-Destination Wedding Guide by Jeff Brummett

San Miguel de Allende is the most amazing wedding destination right in our backyard.  Of course, Americans love tying the knot in Mexico.  Cabo, Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, and Tulum all come to mind.  Each one has its merits.  But unlike these more well known locals, San Miguel has a uniqueness all it’s own.  One of my favorite San Miguel wedding planners is Guadalupe Alvarez.  She owns Penzi Weddings, well known for spectacular events around the area.  I talked to Guadalupe about her work, San Miguel, and what makes this a special place for weddings.

“San Miguel is special because of its people.” says Guadalupe.
“They are so warm and loving.  Everyone here wants you to be happy and know that you are special.  We want to share our traditions, passion for fun, love of food, and beauty”.

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The Top 20 Destinations For 2020 By Forbes

If you look hard enough, you can find something enticing about nearly every city on the map. But that’s the great thing about the 20 places on this list—the calendars are so full in these buzzing metropolises over the next 12 months that you won’t have to do much searching at all.

From one of the world’s biggest sporting events to milestone anniversaries to massive new hotel projects, these global destinations can’t wait for January to get here. If you seek travel inspiration to kick off the new decade, Forbes Travel Guide’s editors curated a wanderlust-inciting list that spans from Monterey to Macau. Read on to see which cities will have their moments in 2020.

San Miguel de Allende

It’s easy to fall for SMA. Spanish colonial buildings awash in hues of terra cotta, salmon and ochre line cobblestone streets; the Mercado de Artesanías keeps the city’s artistic spirit intact; and wandering mariachi bands provide a live soundtrack.

To see more of SMA, visit a bar with a view, like Rosewood San Miguel de Allende’s Luna Rooftop Tapas Bar, which overlooks the city—or Atrio or Quince, both of which put you up close to the skyline star, Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel. But the best way to take in the city’s splendor is from Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende’s new hot-air balloon.

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Pop Up Weddings Destinations Provides Places to Get Married in Mexico Right Now

Intimate weddings with unique experiences allow for new wedding option in Yucatan haciendas and San Miguel de Allende

By: ENroute Communications

typical wedding tradition in San Miguel de Allende

NEW YORK – Aug. 19, 2020 – PRLog — Have you ever imagined getting married underwater? How about having a cenote as the scenery of your ceremony? Or maybe during a Hot Air Balloon ride? How does it sound to have a wedding with no guests?

These are some of the possibilities offered by Pop Up Weddings Destinations, a project designed for Elopement Weddings and Mini Weddings, with a maximum of 15 guests. This celebration includes a ceremony, a  cake, and a photoshoot. All done in a 3-hour span.

The pandemic has forced companies to innovate in their touristic products. This new proposal puts Mexico again as a spearhead in Latin American destinations by presenting romance experiences with differentiating value. “Joining this worldwide group with Pop Up Weddings will promote our country’s top destinations for weddings and romance experiences. It is an honor for us to present this unique, innovative project that will help revive this tourist segment that has suffered so much during this COVID-19,” mention Guadalupe and Ilse.

The two destinations chosen to be the first locations for Pop Up Weddings Destinations Mexico are San Miguel de Allende and the Haciendas of the State of Yucatan.

The heart of Mexico is in the hands of the wedding planner Guadalupe Alvarez, who leads the team in this magical town through her destination wedding company Penzi Bodas.

“San Miguel de Allende is a beautiful colonial town in the center of Mexico. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site, with romantic streets and amazing venues. The weather is amazing most of the year. It is also Conde Nast traveler’s 2nd best city to visit in 2020,” explains Guadalupe Alvarez. “A typical wedding tradition in the region is the callejoneadas, a parade with music, mariachis, big puppets, a donkey and lots of fun. It also involves cultural experiences filled with traditions of our Mexican charming towns.”

The wedding planner Ilse Diamant is in charge of the paradisiac beaches and the famous Mexican haciendas. She leads the team in this magical corner of Mexico through her company, Diamant Events.

Haciendas of Yucatan are jewels of an era gone by, now converted into luxurious hotels, restaurants or museums, Yucatecan haciendas offer a historical and sensational experience. They have been restored respecting the original architecture so that we can make a trip to the past and know its importance in the history and culture of Yucatan.