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 happily welcomes guests who want to stay in this part of Quintana Roo. From this accommodation, the center of Chetumal is 14 and a half miles (23 and a half kilometers) to the south-southeast.


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 a total of just 13 units. Guests who want to escape noisy crowds will fall in love with the uncrowded atmosphere of these accommodations. In terms of overall merit, we have rated this eco resort a rating of 4 stars.

Below, you can see a list of in-room amenities found at Rancho Encantado.

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

If you have a certain requirement for your vacation, you can contact the eco resort by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

Activities and Amenities

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 spa employs expert massage therapists who are said to provide a transformative experience.

Also available at the eco resort:

  • Snorkeling

It's a good idea to double check in advance if you're still not sure exactly what to expect. To view an in-depth discussion about the kinds of recreation and activities offered 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 9:30 p.m.

In addition to the dining options on-location, travelers hoping to find further culinary variety should also give thought to the region's other local mealtime selections. It's worth it to get familiar with the nearby options, though Rancho Encantado provides some tempting choices of their own. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.


You will notice a good selection of attractions located within a short distance of Rancho Encantado. One nearby place of interest is General Angel Remigio Rosado, a park. If you're ready to relax, like many tourists who are eager to enjoy the Yucatan Peninsula's sunshine, your vacation would be incomplete without a side trip to the beach. Fortunately, you'll find Rancho Encantado Lagoon Access to be one of of the easiest beaches to access from the eco resort.

The eco resort is situated near Chetumal, a nice part of the island for sightseers to learn about and explore the Yucatan Peninsula.

For the full discussion of other destinations and attractions 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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