Accommodations

Since 2001, Hotel Posada de la Aldea, an enchanting hotel complex just blocks from San Miguel's historic central plaza, has been home base, with our administration and operations offices, classrooms, a restaurant, and comfortable accommodations for our travelers. La Aldea's extensive grounds—featuring gardens, fountains, a swimming pool, and secluded courtyards—provide a stimulating setting for your photographic discoveries.

Hotel Posada de la Aldea offers convenient accommodations for workshop participants. The rooms are spacious, with private baths with showers (no tubs), daily housekeeping service, phones, and televisions. Wireless internet service is available on the hotel property however service can be spotty at times.

For 2020, here are details on the accommodations offered for our programs: (subject to change)

Fall Workshops (September 30-October 26): Double accommodations (for couples taking workshops and friends traveling together) are $415 per person for six (6) nights, Wednesday through Monday. Single accommodations are $830 per person for six (6) nights, Wednesday through Monday. Additional nights at the hotel can be arranged for participants; please discuss needs with the Administration Office in Santa Fe.

Day of the Dead Workshop with Jennifer Spelman & Michael Amici (October 28-November 3): Double accommodations (for couples taking workshops and friends traveling together) are $550 per person for seven (7) nights, Wednesday through Tuesday. Single accommodations are $1,100 per person for seven (7) nights, Wednesday through Tuesday. Additional nights at the hotel can be arranged for participants; please discuss needs with the Administration Office in Santa Fe.

Workshop with Sam Abell during Day of the Dead (October 29-November 3): Double accommodations (for couples taking workshops and friends traveling together) are $500 per person for six (6) nights, Thursday through Tuesday. Single accommodations are $1,000 per person for six (6) nights, Thursday through Tuesday. Additional nights at the hotel can be arranged for participants; please discuss needs with the Administration Office in Santa Fe.

Meals

Our meals together in Mexico foster an important group sharing and networking experience; they also provide convenience and a variety of good food. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten/dairy free options are limited at the hotel.

For 2020, here are details on the meals offered for our programs:

Fall Workshops (September 30-October 26): Breakfast at the hotel's restaurant is included Thursday through Tuesday. Lunches are served buffet style on campus Thursday through Monday. Also included is a final celebratory dinner at the end of the workshop week.

Day of the Dead Workshop with Jennifer Spelman (October 28-November 3): Breakfast at the hotel's restaurant is included Thursday through Wednesday. Lunches are served buffet style on campus Thursday through Tuesday. Also included is a final celebratory dinner at the end of the workshop week.

Workshop with Sam Abell during Day of the Dead (October 29-November 3): Breakfast at the hotel's restaurant is included Friday through Wednesday. Lunches are served buffet style on campus Friday through Tuesday. Also included is a final celebratory dinner at the end of the workshop week.

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