San Luis Potosí medical tourism guide and specialists

San Luis Potosi is a magic destination where nature, traditions, culture, and its geographic location allow tourists to discover a new side of Mexico. This region is divided by different ecosystems; forest, desert, and jungle, which offers the most variety of ecotourism.
Local weather: 9.9 °C
San Luis Potosi was the first city in the country to receive World Heritage Status from both institutions the INAH and UNESCO. Additionally, its rivers, lagoons, caves, mines, and waterfalls attract all types of travelers, where spectacular landscapes and adventure are the main attraction.

Another experience that you can enjoy in San Luis Potosi is to visit its “Pueblos Magicos”, which thanks to its diverse scenery as mentioned above, you will undoubtedly find many things to do during your visit.

To all this, like any other city in Mexico, San Luis Potosi brings to the table unique and rich flavors of the region that come to have 100 years of tradition such as Enchiladas Potosinas, Campechanas of Santa Maria del Rio, and Zacahuil of Huasteca.

You can pay with US dollars, Credit/Debit cards on most restaurants and establishments. If you pay with cash the exchange rate will be lower, it’s better to visit a foreign exchange agency, a bank or an ATM to turn your currency into Mexican pesos.
Top medical specialists in San Luis Potosí
Cardiology
Ophthalmology
Orthopedics

San Luis Potosí general information

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*Main tourist attractions points and our suggested places.

Information about Embassies, Consulates or Consular Agencies for U.S. and Canadian citizens.
In case of emergency, lost passport or general assistance to citizens traveling in Mexico please contact the proper embassy or consulate.
U.S. Embassy in Mexico City
Paseo de la Reforma 305 Colonia Cuauhtemoc 06500 Mexico, D.F.
Assistance to U.S. citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 55-8526-2561
From the United States:
Tel: 1-844-528-6611
Embassy of Canada in Mexico
Schiller 529, Col. Bosque de Chapultepec (Polanco) Del. Miguel Hidalgo 11580 Ciudad de Mexico, D.F. Mexico
Assistance to Canadian citizen
From Mexico:
Tel: 55-5724-7900
From Canada:
Tel: 011-52-55-5724-7900
Safety tips
San Luis Potosi is a very safe city for tourists, we suggest to follow general travel precautions such as; avoid walking late at night, don’t wear flashy jewelry, stay alert and aware of your surroundings.
Arriving by air
Ponciano Arriaga International Airport, commonly known as San Luis Potosi International Airport manage national and international routes. Authorized taxi and van services are available for your transportation, prices range from $10 to $30 USD depending on the distance, type of vehicle, and number of passengers.
Common flights to San Luis Potosi. (Approx.)
Dallas - 2:05 hrs.
Houston - 1:53 hrs.
Mexico City - 1:10 hrs.
Monterrey - 1:15 hrs.
Cancun - 2:18 hrs.
How to move around the city
Public and private transportation is very affordable and it will take you to most places. Due to the size of the city, traffic can be a little bit crowded so we recommend taking an authorized taxi or uber.
Where to stay?
San Luis Potosi has numerous hotels with prices ranging from $80 - $120 USD per night.
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Additional information
San Luis Potosí attractions
Catedral de San Luis Potosi
Museo Nacional de la Máscara
Centro de Las Artes
Museo Francisco Cossio
Places you can drive from San Luis Potosi (Approx.)
Santa Maria del Rio - 35 miles
Leon - 112 miles
Queretaro - 131 miles
Real de Catorce - 158 miles
Aquimisón - 209 miles
Xilitla - 231 miles
To visit these places, you can book a tour or rent a car. Remember to check with your American car insurance or your rental car company if you are covered.
General information
If you are looking for more information about destinations, events, concerts or the many activities in the city
Medical Tourism in San Luis Potosi
Medical Tourism in San Luis Potosi
Medical Tourism in San Luis Potosi
Events
Events for medical tourism in San Luis Potosi
Feria de San Luis Potosi
Fair
Date: April
Venue: FENAHUAP
Events for medical tourism in San Luis Potosi
Festival Internacional del Vino
Wine festival
Date: August
Venue: Centro de las Artes de San Luis Potosí
Events for medical tourism in San Luis Potosi
Feria Nacional Potosina
Fair
Date: August
Venue: FENAPO
For more information about the events, please check their official website or social media.