You will spend a week (or two) in historic, colonial San Miguel de Allende, in the central highlands of Mexico, studying guitar for 2 hours a day with Jack and Frances of Guitar Vacation Retreats. In the evenings, enjoy live music and other cultural experience
s that San Miguel has to offer.
Rise and shine, have breakfast, take a cab down to Jack and Frances's house for a morning guitar lesson. Tea break, chat, take an hour to practice. Lunch at your Mexican hosts' house. Siesta. Mid-afternoon lesson, tea break, practice time. Home for dinner, out to see San Miguel in the evening, on your own.
Age range, type of group
Guitar Vacation Retreats is recommended for all adults who already play classical guitar and for older teens, for whom we offer complete travel packages except for airfare. We also have lesson programs for children but we do not make lodging arrangements for them; they must be accompanied by adults, who must make their travel and lodging arrangements.
Sleeping and meals
Our economy package includes room and board with a Mexican host family. For deluxe packages, we make hotel arrangements. You may also may your own travel and lodging arrangements if desired.
Policies & Restrictions
No adult beginners, please.
We teach only using standard notation. If you do not read standard notation and only read tablature, this program is not for you.
Children who are complete beginners and do not read music are welcome to come to us for lessons.
Yes, we have rental guitars available if you find it inconvenient to travel with yours. We may have guitars available for purchase.
Contact us for current pricing of the program and accommodations. With the constant change of the exchange rate, the price may be lower than is listed here.