El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

October 31 - November 2, 2018 Come and join us here at Rancho Las Cascadas for this weird and wonderful celebration of Life and Death! As you know, here in Mexico and at the ranch, we like to enjoy folklore events as well as religious holidays with as much life, color and festivity as possible, ...

2018-08-12T18:13:34+00:00 August 10th, 2018|

Las Posadas

Guests who visit the Rancho during the Christmas season can experience a unique tradition: Las Posadas. The singular form of the word means lodging or accommodation in Spanish.  Around the Christmas season, the plural form refers to the nine-day religious event reenacting the census pilgrimage to Bethlehem by Mary and Joseph and their search for ...

2017-08-25T12:03:21+00:00 December 20th, 2016|

2017 Day of the Dead: A Profound Experience

We've just finished another amazing Day of the Dead celebration at the Rancho. On Monday night, our guests helped to decorate our alter and placed offerings to their loved ones on it. We shared a special six-course, themed dinner on Tuesday night. All the plates were red or orange to maintain the holiday spirit, so ...

2017-10-01T16:00:47+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|

Join Us In Decorating Our Day Of The Dead Altar

The Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) holiday in Mexico is truly a celebration of life filled with flowers, food, and ceremony.  Guests from all over the world join us at the Rancho to take part in the colorful and joyful  customs that make October 31 through November 2 such a special time ...

2017-08-26T17:07:36+00:00 September 9th, 2016|

Mansion San Miguel Celebrates One-year Anniversary!

I can't believe it has been one year since me and my partners opened Mansion San Miguel in historic San Miguel de Allende! Our beautiful boutique hotel welcomed its first guests last May (2015) as renovations began. Initial updates are almost complete, but those who know me well know that I am always thinking of ...

2017-08-26T22:28:26+00:00 April 29th, 2016|

Celebrating Three Kings Day in Mexico

The festive celebrations aren’t over yet in Mexico, as January 6th sees in the Three Kings Day otherwise known as the Feast of Epiphany. Día de los Tres Reyes Magos, as it is known in Spanish, celebrates the arrival of the three wise men to Bethlehem ready to visit the baby Jesus Christ. And with ...

2017-08-26T23:41:50+00:00 January 4th, 2016|

Celebrating The New Year At The Rancho

Just as in the rest of the world, at Rancho Las Cascadas we gather together with our loved ones, relatives and friends to welcome the New Year. We will start our celebration with a 10-course dinner on December 31st. While sipping Kir Royale or enjoying Mexican tuna steak, the guests will be able to reflect ...

2017-08-26T23:44:10+00:00 December 29th, 2015|

Celebrating Life On El Día De Los Muertos

The Day of the Dead celebration at Rancho Las Cascadas, the Mexican Highland All Inclusive Guest Ranch, was absolutely wonderful this year.  It was truly special to be part of such a rich and beautiful Mexican tradition. On October 31st, guests made offerings to their deceased loved ones on an alter decorated in marigolds. A ...

2017-08-27T00:29:41+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|

Plans Are Being Made For Día de los Muertos

One of Mexico’s most important religious holidays is Day of the Dead.  You may have heard it referred to as Día de los Muertos or Día de los Fieles Difuntos.  It is celebrated from November 1st to 2nd, encompassing All Saint's Day, which traditionally honors deceased children, and All Soul's Day, which honors deceased adults. ...

2017-09-10T22:28:43+00:00 August 10th, 2015|