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Rancho Encantado

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2.5 of 5
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Carretera Federal 307 Km. 24, Bacalar, Mexico
Rancho Encantado
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Ranked #2 of 8 Hotels in Bacalar
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is the perfect place for stay a few days. It's romantic, clean, the location is perfect!!! They have great food and service, the lagoon is magic! They offer kayaks and stand up paddle for free, so you can spend a lot of time enjoying the view, the water and this awesome weather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprisingly large rooms, even with kitchenette....large roof terrace and even a private outside jacuzzi ! Wonderful lakeside restaurant with beautiful views, meals very tasty for Mexican level. Warm public jacuzzi at lake in need of small repair though... We enjoyed our stay, better than expected !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Not a fancy resort, but a beautiful, local, place to stay with cozy bungalows, glorious swimming in the early morning and an excellent restaurant overlooking the lake. One of our two favorite spots on Lake Bacalar (the other is Hotel Laguna Bacalar). Either hotel is a perfect place to stay while exploring the area -- Chetumal with its fabulous museum... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Our three-day stay in March, in one of the lakefront bungalows, was delightful. Initially assigned to a garden room, we asked the staff to change, if possible, to a room directly by the water. They were able to accommodate our request, and we enjoyed warm breezes from the laguna and wonderful vistas, a perfect way to relax after several days... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Stayed here for two nights during our road trip from Belize. The hotel is set right on the lagoon and offers spectacular views. You can rent paddle boards for $5 per hour or use the free kayaks to tour the lagoon. Another option that I would recommend is taking the hotels boat tour around lagoon. The 4 hour option offers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This hotel is fantastic, we booked for one night and after 20 minutes has juggled our trio around so we could come back in a few days! The location is stunning, I've never seen a lake so beautiful. The staff are really kind and helpful, without being over the top. Overall the hotel has been done to a decent standard,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

4 days 3 nigths of pure tranquility the sound of the water near the cabin wow!! The breeze and the sound of nothing! Hired the romantic dinner awesome!!! Proposed to my gf and everything goes excellent!! The food all the food was great you have to order the ceviches and the homemade jams the service it's great and everyone is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

we enjoyed our stay at Bacalar very much. The lake is gorgeous! The resort is nice and has a beautiful restraunt and bar on the water. Although compared to the rest of our travels in the area for 15 days, we found it to be the most expensive for food and drinks. Prices you pay in America. We stayed in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Yes the lagoon is beautiful and no doubt there are nice things to do, but we had only one uncomfortable night here: very hot and humid but no AC, just ineffectual ceiling fans, a less than comfortable bed, and a lot of road noise which disturbed the sleep of even my deaf companion. The service was friendly, but the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is a very nice hotel, great for relaxing and for enjoying the lagoon. The food and service are excelente! Don't forget to book a tour around the lagoon on the hotel's boat. In my experience this is better than the local tours.

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