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Historical Hacienda & Ranch

Ex-Hacienda La Petaca was built in 1760 and resides on the banks of the River Laja just 15 minutes outside of San Miguel de Allende. This Spanish Colonial residence and hotel combines the beautiful natural countryside and the charm of the Hacienda ideal for rest and relaxation. Our private Church is ideal for the most memorable weddings, baptisms, or celebrations.

Lots for Sale

We have eight beautiful lots for sale, nestled in a mesquite forest and facing the river Laja. They are of varying sizes and prices

Lots for Sale >>

Education for Sustainable Living

Our project is permaculture based. This means that we have made a life-long commitment to restoring the land, water, trees, and vegetation of our property and the surrounding region.

We believe environmental enrichment must include the participation and enrichment of its human counterparts. Education is key to the fulfillment of our project.


Interested in volunteering?
Read more about our restoration project >>


Want to learn more about us and the experiences our interns have? Read our Blog!

Latest Blog Post

So, here we are, sitting by the dry riverbed, making little terraces as the groundwater runs out, listening to stories of how the Rio Laja...

Multi-Media Recording Studio

Recording, Graphic & Web Design, Education

Septima Studios is a recording studio, cooperative label and network of musicians across the world, creating and sharing music. Septima Studios involves diverse musicians, local community members, and international students to explore the effects of co-creating, collaborating, and cultivating. Our artists are from all over the world, and span diverse genres, from folk, to flamenco, and rock, to jazz.

We offer customized recording packages for musicians wanting to stay in the hotel and record in the studio. Contact us at:


For music samples
visit our page