Digital Nomad Guide to San Miguel de Allende

Best coworking spaces, places to stay for remote workers, visa questions and how to get to San Miguel de Allende.

Published on
August 23, 2022
San Miguel de Allende is a small city, 3 hours north of Mexico City. It's best known for it's baroque, romantic architecture, however it's now a great place for digital nomads with cheap places to stay, fast Wifi, and a growing remote community.

Best neighborhoods in San Miguel de Allende


This is the centre of the city, and the most popular neighborhood to visit as it's home to Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel.


This neighborhood is a favorite with both locals and expats, just behind Centro.


Guadiana has some of the most elegant homes in San Miguel - it's also home to Outsite.

Digital Nomad Communities in San Miguel de Allende

There are plenty of expats and a handful of coworking spaces in San Miguel de Allende, which have created the infrastructure for a small digital nomad community. All Members staying in Outsite San Miguel de Allende have access to the local WhatsApp group to meet other remote workers staying in the city. There's also a Selina in San Miguel de Allende.

Coworking Spaces in San Miguel de Allende

Smart Space Coworking & Office Rentals

San Marcos Coworking

Selina San Miguel de Allende

Coliving Spaces in San Miguel de Allende

Outsite San Miguel de Allende is an 8 room coliving space in San Miguel de Allende. There's a pool, workspace and plenty of space outside for all guests to use. There's high speed wifi, a workspace and air conditioning in all rooms.

Best cafes with Wifi in San Miguel de Allende

Geek Coffee San Miguel
This is a small and friendly coffee shop close to Fabrica la Aurora. There's coffee, tea, a breakfast menu, and wifi, but sometimes the music here makes calls difficult.

La Ventana Cafe
The atmosphere is relaxed, the WiFi is strong, and they serve traditional coffee, breakfasts, and pastries.

Ki'Bok Coffee SMA
You may be familiar with Ki'Bok if you've travelled to Tulum - make the most of their home brews, iced coffees and relaxed atmosphere.

Day trips and things to do in San Miguel de Allende

Fabrica la Aurora
This 17th century textile mill has been turned into a unique shopping and gallery experience - expect to come away with trinkets, locally made clothing and more.

Charco del Ingenio (Botanical Gardens, San Miguel)
The botanical gardens are full of local cacti and endangered species of flora.

Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel
The bright pink church is the crowning jewel of San Miguel de Allende, first built in 1709. Make your way into the old town to see it.

Yoga studios and gyms in San Miguel de Allende

Edge CrossFit San Miguel
This is a welcoming CrossFit box in San Miguel de Allende offering Olympic lifting classes and personal training sessions.

SMA Pilates + Barre
Attend traditional pilates and barre classes with or without a reformer - the SMA trainers are friendly and knowledgable.

Wolf Gym
A straightforward weights gym with air-conditioning, free weights and resistance training machines.

Getting Around San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel de Allende is very walkable, and it's the best way to see the city. Taxis are widely available if it's too hot, or raining, but generally there's a temperate climate. Due to the nature of this small, traditional city, there are not many options for parking in the centre.

Is there Uber in San Miguel de Allende?

Yes, you can catch and schedule Ubers in San Miguel de Allende.

Do you need a visa to enter Mexico?

Most citizens from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Europe will receive a 90 day visa on arrival when they enter Mexico. For more information, check out our digital nomad guide to Mexico or our guide to digital nomad visas.

Check out Outsite San  Miguel de Allende for your next remote work trip.

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