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.

Positioned in the vicinity of Chetumal, 2.6 miles north-northeast of Bacalar, Rancho Encantado is a great choice for guests who are thinking about staying in this part of Quintana Roo. It is 14.5 miles north-northwest of the center of Chetumal.


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 is a really small option featuring just 13 units. Visitors who prefer personalized service over an abundance of space will relish the simple ambiance at this compact location. In terms of quality, we've given this eco resort a 4 star rating.

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

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

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

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 looking forward to something in particular. To see more information about the kinds of activities that Rancho Encantado has to offer, 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.

Besides what's available on-location, those hoping for further culinary variety should also consider some of the area's other local dining choices. It may be helpful to check out the nearby restaurant options, even though Rancho Encantado has on-site dining. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.


Guests will encounter a good selection of attractions in the vicinity of Rancho Encantado. The nearest includes General Angel Remigio Rosado, a park. If you're like many travelers who visit the Yucatan Peninsula, your vacation wouldn't be complete without ample time at the beach. Fortunately, Rancho Encantado Lagoon Access is to be one of the closest beaches to the eco resort.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the eco resort is Chetumal. If your itinerary allows, escape for a day trip to a nearby town or two and some important attractions along the way.

For our comprehensive article on what else is in the vicinity of the property, click here.

Contact Info

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

Phone: (998) 884-2071

Secondary Phone: (983) 839-7900

Website: http://www.encantado.com/en-us/


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