Hacienda el Carmen Hotel & Spa is housed in a gorgeous Colonial building erected in 1722, set on 400 acres of sugar cane fields in the quaint little town of Ahualulco del Mercado, a one and a half hour drive from Guadalajara. The small chapel, stately archways and corridors combine with modern conveniences and amenities to create a comfortable, convenient vacation destination.
21 suites, 3 master suites, 1 Gran Master Suite and 1 Presidential Room sleep a maximum of 65 guests. The comfortable, elegant suites are decorated in charming old world Mexican style. Amenities include a hot tub, television and fireplace for occasional cool mountain evenings.
The hotel features courtyard dining and award-winning traditional Mexican and international menu items prepared by Chef Ambrosio Saavedra using chemical-free ingredients from the hotel’s garden and orchards. The restaurant and the Merodio and Ferrocarril bars offer an impressive choice of wine from the underground cellar.
Hacienda el Carmen boasts a workout room, Jacuzzi, billiards and ping-pong table, jogging track, a 6-hole golf course, fishing and horseback riding excursions. The hotel is a bit remote but there’s a lot to do in the nearby area – join others in guided tours to Guadalajara, Tequila and Guachimontones – the nearby archeological ruins. Hacienda el Carmen’s curative spa package utilizes ancient Mexican massage and healing techniques.
Hacienda el Carmen specializes in special events, conferences, and workshops. Weddings and banquets can be catered for 200+ in a choice of the following rooms: Don Diego (25), Merodio (30), Carmelita (28) and San Joaquin (220)). Guests can also choose from a variety of outdoor areas to host conventions, weddings, baptisms and family reunions.
For booking and availability, please contact: HACIENDA EL CARMEN