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Immersive Tile & Ceramics Experience

October 3-7, 2019

in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Stampworthy Travels x Clay Imports


 
 

The backstory

Stampworthy Goods is an Austin-based company that refurbishes furniture with Mexican tile and fabrics. This past year, in addition to selling home goods, we launched Stampworthy Travels as a way to bring our customers closer to the artists, designers, and weavers that produce all the materials.

Naturally, this led to a conversation with our Austin-based partner, Clay Imports, about ways to incorporate their tile-making facilities in San Miguel de Allende into an immersive ceramics and design experience.

Some of the highlights include:

  • a curated design tour of picturesque homes in San Miguel de Allende,

  • a tour of Clay Imports’s tile making process,

  • designing your own ceramic piece to bring home,

  • a private welcome dinner,

  • a winery visit…

Okay, okay the list goes on! We’re incredibly excited to launch this experience to the public.


What’s included

  • Accommodation

    4 nights accommodation at The Brooklane including 4 breakfasts

  • Airport Transfers

    Airport transportation to and from Queretaro, MX (QRO) or León (BJX) on arrival (October 3rd) and departure (October 7th). *In order to take advantage of the complimentary airport transfer, please ensure your arrival is between 10am-5:30pm and your departure can be scheduled for anytime on the 7th.

  • Curated Design Tour

    Design tour of dreamy spaces within San Miguel led and curated by The Good Abode

  • Welcome Dinner

    Welcome dinner & drinks with local chef

  • Tile Painting Workshop

    Clay Imports Tiles & Tacos: Tile painting workshop with taco lunch included

  • Tile & Ceramics Tour

    Clay Imports Tile and Ceramics Workshop (with option to customize tile and ship back to the US at a discounted rate)

  • Winery Visit

    Lunch and wine tasting at a Guanajuato Winery

Optional Add-on Activities:

  • Hot air balloon ride (price $150 per person)

  • Horseback riding ($90 per person)

  • Private yoga class ($20 per person)

  • Tacos and Tequila Walking Tour (appx $70 per person)

Not Included:

  • Airfare

  • Visa fees and services (for authoritative, up-to-date information please contact the Embassy or Consulate)

  • Travel insurance (strongly encouraged)

  • Optional add-on activities

  • Additional meals and costs not previously mentioned


Pricing

  • Double Occupancy Room: $890 per person

    The double occupancy room includes one king bed with an ensuite bathroom

  • Single Occupancy Room: $1,390 per person

    The single occupancy room includes one double bed with an ensuite bathroom

  • Double/Triple Occupancy Suite: $1,330 per person (double occupancy)/$1,030 per person (triple occupancy)

    The suite includes one king bed with an additional living room space with a single bed. Ensuite bathroom is also included

Payments:

A $400 deposit per person is taken at the time of booking and the remaining amount is by due August 4th (60 days prior to departure).

Cancellations:

Any cancellations by you will result in the loss of your deposit and other monies paid to us for your trip. For this reason, we strongly recommend you have comprehensive travel insurance for every traveler within your group that includes cancellation coverage in case anything prevents them from joining the trip.

*Must be 18 or older to participate


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We encourage you to book early! We are capping the trip at 11 spots, and Stampworthy’s previous trip sold out quickly.


Itinerary

 
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Day 1: Arrival and Welcome Dinner

Meals Included: Dinner

Arrive in Queretaro, MX (QRO) or León (BJX).

In order to take advantage of the complimentary airport transfer, please ensure your arrival is between 10am-5pm.

Once you’re settled, enjoy a welcome dinner to get acquainted with your fellow travelers.

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Day 2: Tile Making and Tacos!

Meals Included: Breakfast + Lunch

Enjoy a fresh breakfast at your hotel

10:00 AM: We head to Hidalgo to learn about the traditional tile making process. Afterwards, you’ll get to paint and design your own tiles on the stunning rooftop (taco lunch included).

Enjoy the rest of your day to your leisure! Check Stampworthy’s SMA guide for recommendations on shops, mezcalerias and restaurants.

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Day 3: Design Lovers’ Dream

Meals Included: Breakfast

Enjoy a fresh breakfast at your hotel.

The morning and early afternoon are yours! Take advantage of one of the add-on activities - a hot springs visit, hot air balloon ride, yoga, or horseback riding with stunning views.

In the afternoon - you’ll go on a Design Home Tour and get a private inside peak at some of the most stunning homes and boutiques in San Miguel de Allende (2.5 hours).

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Day 4: Do-it-yourself Ceramics Tour

Meals Included: Breakfast + Winery Lunch

Enjoy a fresh breakfast at your hotel

10:00 AM: Return to Hidalgo to visit a modern tile production factory. Learn how the artist repurposes their leftover clay to make homeware ceramics such as vases, bowls, and planters. Afterwards, you’ll be able to make your own vase, bowl or planter to take home!

On the road back - we’ll visit a winery on the famed “Winery Road” for lunch and a wine tasting on the way back to San Miguel.

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Day 5: Adiós

Meals Included: Breakfast

Enjoy a fresh breakfast at your hotel

Say “ciao” to San Miguel and you’ll be driven to Queretaro, MX (QRO) or León (BJX).

 

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La Casa de Las Nubes

5% of Trip Proceeds

5% of all trip proceeds go to a nutrition project in Guanajuato that focuses on eating choices and heath education to La Casa de Las Nubes, a community driven project in an unregistered zone of Guanajuato with no access to water and exposure to the cultural dynamics of poverty. The program seeks to educate via food classes with a nutrition professor from the community and gives out weeks worth of groceries per workshop so they can practice recipes at home.

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Have questions?

Chat with us (bottom right corner) or shoot us an email

You can also check out our FAQs on the Stampworthy Travels x Clay Imports 2019 Experience.

Happy Travels!