Often abbreviated as Edomex, tourism is a strong contributor to the economy, but its most important sectors are industry and manufacturing.
Warm and temperate, with highs in the upper 70s (21ºC) and lows in the 50s (10ºC); in the winter it can dip down to the 20s (-6ºC) and 30s (-1ºC).
Fly into the Toluca International Airport (TLC) nonstop from Las Vegas, San Antonio or Memphis, or via connecting flight (1.25 hour) from Monterrey; then drive the 64 miles (103 km). Valle de Bravo is 71 miles (115 km) from the Mexico City International Airport (MEX).
The remarkable El Santuario Resort & Spa offers 64 suites with plunge pools, a par-27 golf course and unique meetings and events areas for up to 100 people. The 93-hotel Hotel Misión Grand Valle de Bravo, has five meeting rooms for up to 500 people and a VIP room for executives. The luxurious Avándaro Valle de Bravo resort offers 80 guest rooms, a professional 18-hole, par-72 golf course and meeting facilities for small C-suite groups.
Check out the boutiques and restaurants lining the cobblestone streets. Golf, mountain biking and hiking beckon on land; there’s kayaking or jet skis on the lake; and in the sky, perfect flying conditions for hang gliding and paragliding.