Featuring red-tiled roofs, cobble stoned streets and attractive boutiques and hotels, Valle de Bravo is one of Mexico's famous Pueblos Magicos (magical towns). Nestled on a mountain slope with a stunning lake view, this little mountain town is equipped for tourism, receiving over three million visitors a year, and offering world-class restaurants, hotels and spas in a quaint Colonial setting. Meeting venues in Valle de Bravo are similarly inspiring.
Valle de Bravo is located 2.5 hours west of Mexico City. Just over an hour drive away from Valle de Bravo is Toluca, the capital of the State of Mexico, whose International Airport Lic. Adolfo Lopez Mateos (TLC) has direct flights to Los Angeles, Houston and Oakland, California, as well 10 Mexican destinations, including Cancun, Monterrey, Los Cabos and Merida. A three-hour bus ride from Valle de Bravo is Mexico City's international airport with direct flights to cities around the globe, including London, Sao Paolo, Toronto, Las Vegas and New York City.
Hotel venues in Valle de Bravo include more than 20 intimate hotels that are spread across the city, and these are perfect for incentive travel groups, meetings, small conventions and weddings. The Avandaro Golf & Spa Resort is a great option for group travel, a 5 Star hotel with 76 guest rooms and suites. The resort provides 9,634 square feet of indoor meeting space for 895 people, while for cocktails, the resort has space for up to 1,200 people, and for banquets, the catering services can accommodate 500 people. Located in the heart of Valle de Bravo's Historic Center, the Hotel Batucada is a 5 Star boutique hotel with 9 guest rooms and suites, with meeting space for up to 400 people spread across 4,306 square feet. The Hotel Batucada's Mozzarella restaurant has space for events of up to 170 people, and is a great option for banquets and cocktails.
Created in 1947 with the construction of the Villa Victoria Damn, Valle de Bravo has an artificial lake that offers a variety of recreational water sports, such as boating, water-skiing, kayaking, wind surfing and fishing. The valley's climate produces ideal conditions for paragliding and seeing a glider or two seemingly float above the valley is a common sight. Adventure tourism is a big deal here, and several tour operators offer hikes, horseback rides, climbing excursions and camping trips. Alternatively, there are four golf clubs around Valle de Bravo, three of which are 18-hole, par-72 courses.