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.

Located in the vicinity of Chetumal, 2.6 miles north-northeast of Bacalar, Rancho Encantado welcomes travelers who are thinking about lodging in this part of Quintana Roo. The center of Chetumal is 14 and a half miles (23 and a half kilometers) to the south-southeast.


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. Hence, it's perfect for travelers who prefer a less commercialized atmosphere. This eco resort has received a 4 star rating, based on numerous measures, including amenities, value, and more.

A listing of the in-room features and amenities available for visitors at Rancho Encantado include:

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

If you are looking for a particular amenity, contact the front desk to verify availability.

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 available at the eco resort:

  • Snorkeling

It's suggested that you call the front desk if you have your heart set on a particular activity. To see more about the types of activities available at Rancho Encantado, click here.


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.

Besides the on-site dining, those looking for extra culinary diversity should also check out some of the other nearby mealtime selections. Guests looking for a bite to eat will discover at least one restaurant within traveling distance. It's a good idea to check out the nearby restaurant, even though Rancho Encantado does have on-site dining. To find out more about this area's dining, click here.


What's Near Rancho Encantado

Guests will encounter a good selection of attractions located within a short distance of Rancho Encantado. One of the closest attractions is General Angel Remigio Rosado, a park. If you plan to do a little lounging in the sand, like many tourists who visit this area, your itinerary would be incomplete without plenty of basking at the beach. Rancho Encantado Lagoon Access, one of the nearest, is to be one of the nearest strips of sand to the eco resort.

The eco resort is located near Chetumal, a particularly enjoyable destination for travelers to visit.

For the full discussion of what you'll find near Rancho Encantado, 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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