Belmond casa de sierra nevada is located in san miguel de allende, a historic, cultural and artistic town in the mountains of central mexico. The town history extends back nearly 500 years, so there is a rich blend of modern and traditional cultures, cuisine, architectural styles, arts, crafts and products. Belmond casa de sierra nevada is situated in the historic district of town, just one block from the main square and within walking distance of local attractions. The town of san miguel de allende represents a unique and colorful blend of cultures and eras, and is home to many artists. In 1972, unesco named it a world heritage site with respect to the historic center of town and the sanctuary of jesus nazareno de atotonilco. Belmond casa de sierra nevada is an award-winning boutique hotel offering luxury services and warm mexican hospitality. Accolades have appeared in numerous publications including the new york times, wall street journal, architectural digest, and the zagat guide. The hotel has two of the town's top restaurants, andanza offers elegance and continental cuisine while casa del parque serves regional dishes in a relaxed ambiance. The laja spa provides luxury amenities, traditional healing and modern therapies in beautiful colonial-style treatment rooms. Sazon cooking school is located in a magnificent 18th century mansion that retains the artistic details and period architecture of its era. Its expert chefs lead acclaimed courses covering regional and traditional mexican cuisine. The hotel has a beautiful outdoor swimming pool, exercise facilities and can meet the needs of most business travelers. Also available are full meeting, wedding, event and catering services plus an on site team to assist. Memorable venues include options such as the colonial mansion, courtyard patio or garden, rooftop terrace, intimate chapel, grand cathedral or 17th century manor complete with period wall murals and quarry-stone frames. The 37 deluxe rooms and suites are housed in beautiful colonial-style mansions throughout the hotel complex. Design follows the original architecture, so each accommodation has a unique colonial-indigenous hybrid decor. Exquisite furnishings include art and antiques, sumptuous fabrics, richly colored talavera tiles, fine linens and delicate amenities. Accommodations are charming and spacious with king-sized beds, and most have fireplace, private balcony or terrace plus comfortable lounge area. All offer modern amenities such as complimentary high-speed internet access and bedside controls.