Hacienda Las Trancas in San Miguel de Allende Mexico
Hacienda Las Trancas San Miguel de Allende Guanajuato Central Mexico Vacation Rental Lodgings Accommodations
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Contact: Kelley Wilkinson

Guestrooms: 9 (plus 2 additional upon request).

Address: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Telephone: 828-712 9910 (USA),
011 52 418 182 9500 (Hacienda)

Activities/Attractions: You can hike or ride for hours, having the countryside to yourselves. There is a large lake nearby. The villagers are friendly, and the area is very safe. Be forewarned: life at the hacienda is so enjoyable that you may not want to do all those other things that you had planned!

  • work out in our 17-piece Cybex gym
  • relax in our sunny swimming pool, heated with a dozen solar panels to assure year-round comfort, with 8-person jacuzzi
  • sharpen your soccer skills on the field
  • invite the locals to a friendly game of volleyball on your private sand court
  • start your day by horseback riding down to the river, to watch the eagles
  • drive the short distance to Dolores Hidalgo, to continue your search for more beautiful Talavera pottery and tiles
  • visit the natural hot springs whose long tunnel, which ends in a cave with water gushing out, reminds you of a scene from Indiana Jones
  • spend the day at an Olympic-size swimming pool filled with the same hot water
  • even golf and tennis can be found nearby

Each year we have been honored to host some very special weddings. Each is very individual, tailored to the tastes of the unique couples who have chosen to wed here at Las Trancas.


"Both Art & I were just blown away by the house. You have beautifully brought it back to its grandiose splendor. We toured the unfinished parts and have no doubt that what ever your plans are, they will be wonderful. Art loved every room, the great details in the bathrooms & all the books you have around. I absolutely loved everything! Your staff is just the best, so nice & willing to help. Art doesn't particularly care for Mexican food (in the States), but once he tried Yolanda's caldo & salsa, he was hooked. He particularly enjoyed the mango, so fresh & sweet. And then Juan kept forthcoming a nice supply of beer, so he was a happy camper. That said, I know we will be back for more days, to fully enjoy the house, the peace & quietness, go horseback riding, lounge in the pool & become plump & content on Yolanda's food. So much to do, so little time. Thanks a million & we'll be in touch."

"L as Trancas was just too perfect, the food and Yolanda were incredible and she especially made a great impression on us ,we all miss her and her cooking ... I just hope I tipped them enough, the language was fun and especially the misunderstandings ... comfort beyond royal and the entire staff incredibly helpful and generous, Juan was totally there for you ... he's great and costs, next time any price thanks again."

"Wow! What an experience - we were blown away when we walked in the door ... And it just got better and better with each passing moment. Your grace and hospitality made our stay at Las Trancas unforgettable. Everyone on your staff did a magnificent job accommodating us - Yolanda is a jewel! Juan and Lupe and all the rest were so good at making us feel at home. Alejandro ”squired” us all about, with warmth and patience. Hacienda Las trances transported us to another time and place - a place of beauty, rest, reflection, and renewal. I’ve never had such a wonderful vacation."


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"Trancas is a rare jewel set in the middle of Mexico’s crown. One hopes for and seldom receives such a fantastic vacation in one week’s time. Everything about this place is a pure delight, from Yolanda’s delicious meals to your charming burro. So many wonderful memories."

"We are having a great time in spite of the fact that a large hurricane is heading toward our home area, Pensacola. I am glad that we have the TV. Your place here is breathtaking. I can't believe what you have done, and done it so well. The staff is looking after our every need. Alejandro is a great chauffeur. We want to go in to SM tomorrow night for live music. We also plan to go to Pozos. We are very happy that we found your Hacienda. The village is great."

"Hacienda Haven" Fodor's Guide to Mexico 2007

General Information: Welcome to Hacienda Las Trancas ... ideally situated in a small village midway between San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato, Mexico. Our location allows you the freedom to explore a different colonial town every day. Upon opening the gates to your private domain each morning, you look across the square to the lovely ancient church, watch the slow comings and goings of daily village life, and step out onto the silver trail.

The hacienda  is comfortably elegant, furnished with colonial antiques and locally-made pieces, luxurious bedding with high thread-count linens and feather beds or down-alternative beds atop high-quality mattresses, down duvets, fresh flowers, robes, amenities basket, and nightly turn-down service with fine, locally-made chocolates.

  • ten beautiful bedroom suites  with beautiful views of the Sierra Madres or private gardens
  • each with high-speed internet, satellite TV, propane fireplace, terrace, private bath
  • additional beds and linens can sleep up to 30 people total
  • wireless internet is available throughout the porches and gardens
  • the hacienda is HUGE (approximately 50 rooms, and more than 40,000 sq. ft. under roof), but has many intimate spaces
  • surrounds a large enclosed central garden with enormous porches (portales)
  • consists of 10 walled-in private acres, with gardens and stables that house a dozen horses
  • our water is purified, and each bedroom is equipped with hot-and-cold bottled-water dispensers
  • a large exercise room includes 17-piece Cybex professional weight-training equipment with Life Fitness elliptical trainer and running machine
  • an 18 person full-time staff includes cooks, housekeepers, gardeners, bilingual manager, massage therapist, stable and pool personnel, and 2 hacienda cats
  • our cook, Yolanda, will prepare delicious meals for you. Our cooks can accommodate any dietary preferences

The kitchen is the heart of the hacienda. Our food is brought fresh to the table every day and is what we hear again and again when our guests are raving about the cuisine. We harvest from our organic gardens as the food is being prepared.

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Discover.

Rates: (Prices quoted in US Dollars).

Entire Hacienda
$7200/week (max up to 8 people, includes all meals)
$900/person/week (each extra person over 8)
$450/person/week (each extra person over 20)

One suite only, if available
$2000/week/up to 2 people 
$340/night/up to 2 people


"We had a wonderful time. Your house is fascinating. What an incredible job you have done at creating the ambiance of another era. I look forward to returning to see your progress. I did not have an opportunity to ride, but will look forward to it on another trip. Juan, Lupe, Yolanda, Alejandro - all were gracious, attentive, and hard working. Having readily available access to a driver was critical to creating the afore mentioned "ambiance". It allowed us to relax and never have to plan too far ahead, Alejandro was always available and ready. We all enjoyed the evening meals prepared by Yolanda. We were not consistent with the dinner hour, and Yolanda also was always gracious and ready at the hour requested. And Lupe and Juan take their responsibilities seriously, concerned that we were satisfied with everything. They are delightful people. Thank you for making a delightful week possible."