How to celebrate the Day of the Dead in Rosewood San Miguel de Allende.
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato – The ancient tradition of the Day of the Dead, which remembers with offerings and altars those who have departed and whose origins go back to the pre-Hispanic cultures of Mexico, will be celebrated in a special and different way in Rosewood San Miguel de Allende through intimate experiences in the privacy of the Rosewood Residences.
According to ancient legend, on November 1, souls return to the tangible world to visit their loved ones and delight in those things they enjoyed in life. To live every detail of this tradition, Rosewood San Miguel has created a personalized experience that guests can experience from the privacy of their Residence.
Starting with a guided tour of the municipal cemetery, visitors will learn about the folklore that accompanies this festival and the rituals that local communities perform each year in honor of their dead, a tradition that, due to its cultural richness, has been declared by Unesco as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Once at the hotel, guests will have all the necessary elements to create their own altar in the central courtyard of their residence and personalize it as much as they wish with photographs of their loved ones, candles, flowers, confetti, food and drinks.
A private makeup session will transform the whole family into catrines and catrinas so that together they celebrate the night of November 1 with a special menu designed by Chef Vincent Wallez that will be served, along with a tasting of premium tequilas, in the privacy of the dining room of the Residence decorated with motifs typical of this festivity
Finally, each family will have the opportunity to be part of a workshop of mojigangas – allegorical figures that are an essential part of the narrow streets of San Miguel de Allende – and will learn, step by step, the art of making these characters from the hand of artisans. local.
The Day of the Dead celebrations will also be present throughout the hotel, from its setting with cempasuchil flowers and traditional details that will adorn its different spaces, to the realization of a joyous parade of catrines and catrinas through the corridors and gardens of the property that It will end with a three-course, reduced-capacity dinner in the Rosewood Garden, just in front of the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel.
In addition, all guests and visitors will be able to enjoy the delicious pan de muerto, churros, and hot chocolate that Luna Rooftop Tapas Bar will have available during this season, surrounded by the peaceful and colorful panoramic view offered by this iconic space.
The Rosewood San Miguel de Allende residences, arranged along a picturesque cobbled path with lanterns and wrought-iron balconies, are the ideal space to fully blend in with the local culture and, at the same time, to enjoy a long rest, far from the routine. Its wide spaces, combined with the characteristic colonial luxury of Rosewood San Miguel de Allende, provide a highly private stay, reflecting in each of its details an impeccable architectural design that harmonizes with its surroundings.