Encircled by majestic mountains, jeweled with a sparkling lake and filled with fabulous accommodations, lodgings and villa rentals, Valle-de-Bravo makes a fantastic holiday destination
. Glance upward in any direction from your vacation rental, villa rental or condo rental and let the view of the Mountains of Temascaltepec
fill your gaze. About a 2 hour drive from Mexico City
and relaxed along Lake Avandaro
, sits this charming little town. Rent villas, vacation rentals, condo rentals or a holiday home on the beach through Owner Direct
Tourism has always been a strong part of the economy here and there is a wide variety of restaurants, bars, shopping, and sports activities available. Festivals such as New Years Eve, Semana Santa, Festival de las Almas, Festivial Vallesano and the Day of the Dead attract visitors world wide
. Festivals here feature sports, art, music, dance, theatre, food and cultural displays. Make sure to rent your condo rental, villa rental or vacation rental quickly during these times as accommodations fill up with locals and tourists alike.
The lake offers a wide variety of activities that you would expect such as boating, kayaking, canoeing and fishing but the surrounding mountains offer even more. Valle-de-Bravo is well known for its paragliding and has hosted numerous international competitions in recent years
. Take a class in Ultralight Flying
which is offered for all ages and safe for the whole family.
Visiting Valle-de-Bravo would not be complete without a short trip to the outskirts of town to tour the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary
. Hike quietly, lightly and respectfully through the fir trees covered layer upon layer with live hibernating Monarch Butterflies. The firs are so laden with butterflies that the trees and the butterfly seamlessly blend together to become one. Even the ground is thick with wings from those who met their end in this beautiful place.
Temples to visit would include the Temple of Santa Maria Ahuacatlan
and the Parish of Saint Francis of Asisi
. Accommodations such as vacation rentals and villa rentals are near by museums and cultural houses like The Joaquín Arcadio Pagaza Museum
featuring cultural history. Walk along the The Municipal Boardwalk and Dock
and enjoy the sunset over the mountains and cascade its last rays into the waters of Lake Avandaro.