Rancho Encantado

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Rancho Encantado

A half an hour away from the nearest town, this eco-lodge is worth the trip away from "civilization" in order to immerse yourself in local flora and fauna. Sink into the peaceful sounds of nature, gaze out over the lagoon known for showing seven different hues of blue, and simply enjoy the tranquility that abounds.

Set in the vicinity of Chetumal, 2.6 miles north-northeast of Bacalar, Rancho Encantado welcomes travelers who are interested in staying in this part of Quintana Roo. It's 14.5 miles north-northwest of the center of Chetumal.


Rancho Encantado

Guest spend their time in casitas with air conditioning, private bathrooms, and a terrace with a hammock overlooking the room. Several different room options are available, easy sleeping between two and four people.

Rancho Encantado has just 13 units, making it a moderately small property. Visitors who look forward to a peaceful vacation will be delighted by the intimate feeling of this location. This eco resort has been given a 4 star rating, considering its activity and quality ratings, and more.

Below, you can see the in-room amenities provided by Rancho Encantado.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Safe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Double Bed
  • King Bed
  • Mini Bar
  • Queen Bed
  • Terrace

Be sure to call ahead to ensure you'll have amenities, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

Activities and Recreation at Rancho Encantado

Guests are privy to a boat tour of Bacalar Laguna, which takes you through the mangroves, to the cenotes, and over to Pirate's Channel.

Using products derived from Bacalar Laguna, the Laguna Bacalar spa employs expert massage therapists who are said to provide a transformative experience.

Also offered at the eco resort:

  • Snorkeling

It's best to check ahead of time if you don't want any surprises upon arrival. Visit this page to view our complete description about the types of activities available at Rancho Encantado.


Set under a palapa, Los Hechizos is the Ranch's own private restaurant. The menu is inspired by Mayan cuisine, and everything is home made with fresh, local ingredients. The kitchen opens at 7:30 a.m. and continues serving throughout the day until 10:00 p.m.

In addition to what's available on-site, visitors looking to find more culinary diversity might also be interested in some of the region's other nearby restaurants. Guests here will encounter at least one restaurant within reach. It may be helpful to get familiar with the nearby food, even though Rancho Encantado offers on-site dining. To find out more about this area's dining, click here.


What's Near Rancho Encantado

You will find a fair number of interesting sites and attractions near Rancho Encantado. One of the closest examples is General Angel Remigio Rosado, an interesting park. If you're ready to relax, like many of the travelers who are eager to enjoy the Yucatan Peninsula's sunshine, you've no doubt made time for ample basking at the beach. You'll find Rancho Encantado Lagoon Access to be one of of the easiest beaches to access from the eco resort.

One of the closest areas to the eco resort is Chetumal. If you find yourself with spare time, escape for a day trip to a noteable nearby town to familiarize yourself with new sounds and sights.

For our in-depth discussion on what's near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Carretera Federal 307 at Km 24, the vicinity of Chetumal, Mexico

Phone: (998) 884-1181

Secondary Phone: (983) 839-7900

Website: http://www.encantado.com/


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