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 all 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 2019, here are details on the accommodations offered for our programs:

Holy Week (April 16-21): Double occupancy accommodations are included for six (6) nights (Tuesday through Sunday). Single accommodations for solo travelers are available for an additional $450.

Fall Workshops (October 13-November 1): Double accommodations (for couples taking workshops and friends traveling together) are $415 per person for six (6) nights, Sunday through Friday. Single accommodations are $830 per person for six (6) nights, Sunday through Friday. 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 (October 27-November 3): Double accommodations (for couples taking workshops and friends traveling together) are $550 per person for eight (8) nights, Sunday through the following Sunday. Single accommodations are $1,100 per person for eight (8) nights, Sunday through the following Sunday. 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 2019, here are details on the meals offered for our programs:

Holy Week (April 16-21): Breakfast at the hotel's restaurant is included Wednesday through Monday. Lunches are served buffet style on campus Wednesday through Sunday. Also included for the Holy Week workshop is an opening dinner on Tuesday and a final celebratory dinner at the end of the workshop week.

Fall Workshops (October 13-November 1): Breakfast at the hotel's restaurant is included Monday through Saturday. Lunches are served buffet style on campus Monday through Friday. Also included is a final celebratory dinner at the end of the workshop week.

Day of the Dead Workshop (October 27-November 3): Breakfast at the hotel's restaurant is included Monday through the following Monday. Lunches are served buffet style on campus Monday through Sunday. Also included is a final celebratory dinner at the end of the workshop week.

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