Destination guide

Small-town charm in Alcocer

The small town of Alcocer draws travelers in search of a quiet getaway, with easy access to family-friendly attractions and nature-filled outings. Buried in the highlands of central Mexico, Alcocer is located on the outskirts of San Miguel de Allende, a colonial-era city full of historic buildings and cobblestone streets. Days here are spent outdoors, enjoying warm afternoons that are perfect for walks and bike rides along the riverfront, or excursions to explore nearby parks and ruins. Once you've selected your ideal Alcocer vacation rental, you'll find a range of fun activities await in the surrounding cities and countryside.

Things to do

Discover a garden oasis close to Alcocer

Just a few kilometers from Alcocer, Charco del Ingenio is a preserve and botanical garden, with more than 100 species of birds and butterflies among the fauna. The gardens here hold 100s of types of flora, including cacti and a collection of rare and endangered Mexican plants. Hiking paths in the grounds trace along wetlands and canyons to scenic lookouts. The 170-acre park also boasts a wealth of historic sites, including an old water mill and a dam built in the early 1900s. At the Children's Garden, kids will love the interactive play amongst plants and flowers.

Activities

Touring historic cities near Alcocer

Since Alcocer is just a few kilometers from the colonial city of San Miguel de Allende, spending some time sightseeing in the historic district here is a must. Start in the bustling central plaza that fronts the city's landmark church, the neo-Gothic Parroquia de San Miguel Arcangel, and be sure to snap some photos of the building's gorgeous pink spires that shoot high into the sky. Souvenir shopping is easy along the surrounding cobblestone streets, where you'll find an array of colorful boutique stores filled with handmade goods, as well as coffee shops, galleries, historic museums and plenty of local restaurants to sample.

Weather

Year-round warmth in Alcocer

With average high temperatures in the 70s and 80s year-round, there's no bad time to visit Alcocer. The town sees only minor temperature variations from month to month, with warm days cooling off into chilly nights in the 40s and 50s. June through September is the rainy season, so avoiding the summer months provides a better chance to spend days outdoors, exploring the local shops and eateries or taking long bike rides on the Rio Laja river trails nearby. If you visit in spring, the hottest season, why not look for a Alcocer vacation rental with a pool to cool off in?

Natural features

Getting out and about in Alcocer

A daytrip to the ruins at nearby Canada de la Virgen is a great way to uncover the rugged landscape of this part of central Mexico. The site is located on the outskirts of San Miguel de Allende, along the Laja River basin, in the midst of soaring mountains, hot springs and canyons. Pack a picnic lunch for an excursion here and spend the afternoon exploring the historic grounds, admiring the plant and animal life and checking out the prehistoric pyramids. After a full day of hiking and sightseeing, it's just a quick drive back to your Alcocer vacation rental to rest up for tomorrow's adventures.

Where to stay around Alcocer, MX?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 703 vacation rentals near Alcocer. From 431 Houses to 176 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Alcocer for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Alcocer?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Alcocer:

  • Zona Centro: 639 vacation rentals
  • Centro Historico: 568 vacation rentals
  • Colonia San Antonio: 392 vacation rentals
  • Querétaro: 59 vacation rentals
  • Allende: 230 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Alcocer?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Alcocer. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Club de Golf Malanquin: 708 vacation rentals
  • El Jardin: 709 vacation rentals
  • San Miguel de Allende Public Library: 709 vacation rentals
  • San Miguel de Allende Historical Museum: 709 vacation rentals
  • Escondido Place: 710 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alcocer listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Alcocer?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 431 Houses in Alcocer. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alcocer include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 176 rentals available
  • Villas: 45 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alcocer?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 144 vacation rentals with pool available in Alcocer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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