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    A weekend at… Atlixco, Puebla

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    A weekend at… Atlixco, Puebla

    Would you like to spend a weekend at a place boasting to have “the best climate of the world”?hoteles-boutique-de-mexico-enterate-un-fin-de-semana-en-atlixco-1

    We invite you to know the Magic Town of Atlixco in the state of Puebla, where the landscapes are covered by the colors of hundreds and hundreds of flowers that blossom on this beautiful valley.

    Both for a family trip or a special weekend with your significant other, this place features the versatility to offer everything you need and deserve.

    Its closeness to Mexico City makes it even more recommendable. The 2-hour trip from there is well worth being made to live an experience full of tradition; from the Puebla capital it is a 40-minute trip.



    The central venue of this voyage will be the Las Calandrias Boutique Hotel, located just 12 minutes from downtown; this hotel offers a magnificent show that lightens your soul and sets everyone staying in in a good mood thanks to its green gardens and the color prodigality of its over 5,000 bougainvillea! They actually welcome you with a glass of bougainvillea water, not only refreshing but with an ample variety of properties.

    hoteles-boutique-de-mexico-enterate-un-fin-de-semana-en-atlixco-2After a road trip there is nothing more pleasant that getting to your room and lie on the bed for a while. The ones in Las Calandrias are extremely comfortable and fresh. If the trip is with your couple, the ideal suite for you will undoubtedly be “Suite Casa Real”, featuring an ambience where harmony and romance are present with a hydro massage tub complemented with a beautiful view to the green areas and gardens.

    Now, if you are traveling with family, you have several options to choose from, “Primaveras” or “Veranos” with two full-size beds, chimney, and an ample bathroom with tub and shower for a comfort-filled stay.  For families who need more room, “Casa Roja” on the upper floor is ideal, with two queen-size beds, dining and living area, hydro massage tub and a view that enriches the senses through the colorful garden.

    For arrival night the best option is dinner in the hotel’s restaurant. Las Calandrias features two indoor service areas with a sober environment, while outdoors you will delight in a beautiful view and contact with nature.


    After waking up with the birds’ singing and having a delicious buffet breakfast served in the hotel restaurant, we canhoteles-boutique-de-mexico-enterate-un-fin-de-semana-en-atlixco-3 say the day has started marvelously, so we invite you to tour the hotel facilities and greet your main hosts, beautiful peacocks dwelling the gardens; if you are lucky you will see them opening their beautiful tail, making them truly impressive.

    It is now time to marvel yourself with the charm of Atlixco, so put on your most comfortable shoes as it is time to explore. The first stop should be a visit to the ex-Convent of El Carmen, located right on the main square. On weekends they have guided tours between noon and 4 pm. Its halls are full of pre-Hispanic items and tradition.

    The Franciscan ex-Convent is five minutes away from the plaza and from its atrium you have excellent views of the town, that is why so many couples choose this spot to carry put their wedding.

    Iconic in town is the “San Miguel Hill Lookout”, recommended for adventurous souls brave enough to climb it and enjoy the reward of the best views of the place to gaze at the flower-filled landscapes.

    The truly adventurous ones will love this option: how about seeing Atlixco from the heights? It is possible if you dare to jump with a parachute of fly in a delta wing. Several companies in Atlixco offer professional services for an adrenaline-full yet safe experience.

    Las Calandrias await you for lunch with a delicious buffet full of wonderful options, from pastas and fish to cecina and fish ceviches, as well as the traditional and delightful shrimp cocktail, a favorite among diners. Fancy?


    By late afternoon, reconnect with your inner peace in the hotel spa “Flowers and Pleasures”,either with a massage, a therapy session or a good temazcal, you can end your day in the best way.

    THE LAST HOURS IN ATLIXCOhoteles-boutique-de-mexico-enterate-un-fin-de-semana-en-atlixco-6

    Everything has happened so fast since you arrived that it seems impossible that you will be heading back home in a few hours, so you have to get the most of this day. After breakfast we invite you to chill out at the pool, and those with kids need not worry as on weekends the hotel features nanny service for your kids to enjoy the extensive play pen while supervised by specialized personnel. So you can spend a relaxing while on the chaise lounges or refreshing yourself with a tasty drink from the bar.

    The last mandatory stop is a visit to Cabrera greenhouses, where you will find an array of flowers and ornamental plants in thousands of square meters, all for sale!

    Come to see for yourself the marvelous climate at Atlixco and be surprised by the marvelous places you can explore.


    Call us at 01 800 508 7923 or email us at [email protected]

    Angela Ortega (Eng)

    Born in the central region of Mexico, but having lived most of her life in the beautiful state of Nayarit, Angela fell in love with this area’s landscapes and its natural beauty. With the firm conviction from an early age that she wanted to be part of the way tourism was managed in her state and the country at large, she studied a degree in Tourism Management and Development at the Technological University of Nayarit. Immediately following her studies, she immersed herself in the world of hospitality in Puerto Vallarta, an iconic city within Mexico known for its wide range of hotels. Working within this field, she took various positions, which allowed her to develop many skills such as teamwork and great service as well as to learn about the standards of operations at a large hotel complex. After taking a break from the hotel industry for personal reasons, her path met Mexico Boutique Hotels, a company that closely matched her personal convictions, which involve presenting Mexico to the world as a brand that guarantees memorable experiences thanks to its natural beauty and the excellent hospitably of its people who by their very nature provide great service and are excellent hosts. Angela currently serves as Chief E-Concierge and Travel Designer for the aforementioned company, offering travelers the opportunity to live a different experience every day, where attention to details make a huge difference.

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