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Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende

Nestled in one of Mexico’s most beloved expatriate destinations, San Miguel de Allende, stands the Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende. This hotel is a harmonious blend of Old World colonial charm and modern flair. With a $35 million design by Mexico City's avant-garde AoMa Estudio, this chic abode is the fifth property of Grupo Posadas' acclaimed Live Aqua brand.

Being the largest hotel in town, Live Aqua introduced many 'firsts' to this UNESCO World Heritage Site when it launched in 2018. The resort boasts unique amenities such as an Asian street food restaurant, a Casa Dragones tequila and cigar lounge, and a high-end eatery helmed by Mexican celebrity chef Eduardo Palazuelos.


While San Miguel de Allende is a captivating city in its own right, Live Aqua Urban Resort stands out as a destination in itself. Its blend of colonial and avant-garde aesthetics, contemporary art displays, diverse culinary offerings, and expansive outdoor spaces make it a sanctuary for those seeking an immersive cultural experience.


Despite its tranquil setting amidst nature and the historic Presa del Obraje dam, the resort is just a short walk from the town's main attraction, the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel. Upon arrival, guests are greeted with the delightful aroma of freshly baked bread from the resort's bakery, setting the tone for a warm and inviting stay.


The hotel's design is truly a sight to behold, featuring natural elements like slate, rattan, and oak, accentuated by vibrant pops of color in the furnishings and fabrics. Eye-catching sculptures from Mexican artists like Javier Marin and Rodrigo Garagarza add an artistic touch to the property.


The Feel Urban Spa by Live Aqua is a haven for relaxation. Even non-guests can enjoy access to its hammock-outfitted outdoor pool for the day when they book a treatment.


Every room at Live Aqua Urban Resort exemplifies monastic luxury in line with the hotel's minimalist aesthetic. Unique amenities like a record player with LPs ranging from Mozart to Madonna, and bespoke aromatherapy kits in scents like citrus, lavender, or the Zen blend, enhance the guest experience.


Dining is a highlight at Live Aqua. Zibu, the hotel's restaurant led by local celebrity chef Eduardo Palazuelos, serves globally inspired cuisine with a focus on Mexican and Asian flavors. On the second floor, Spice Market offers a casual dining experience with a Southeast Asian street-food-inspired menu.


Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende offers a range of amenities, including 24-hour room service, babysitting services, fitness classes, and a pet-friendly policy. For families, there's a playroom and activities like yoga and painting, and movie nights on the hotel's terrace are a hit. There is also a well-curated boutique, La Caty 555, offering a selection of upscale Mexican handicrafts.


In conclusion, Live Aqua Urban Resort San Miguel de Allende is more than a hotel; it's a destination that redefines luxury and offers a unique cultural experience. From its stunning architecture and design to its exclusive amenities and culinary delights, every aspect of the resort has been thoughtfully crafted to ensure an unforgettable stay.

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