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Rancho Encantado

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything about this place is an A+ the service is personalized and you couldn't find a more beautiful place to relax, everything from the music to the food and the friendly service is just right on. The perfect relaxing place with the most amazing views. The place is extremely well maintained and well planned out. Definitely the place to stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at the cabins with a lake view #32 and #33, would definitely recommend for the convenience of having quick access to the lake. The restaurant has great dinner options tried the Cochinita Pibil, fish tacos, and Vege Pizza. The downside is that the rooms are pretty hot, the ceiling fans sometimes aren't enough and the pool/jacuzzi area closes at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent deal in Bacalar. Nice accommodations, great views, and surprisingly good kitchen. Ideal for families, rooms are large, albeit a bit dated but all works well. A nice choice for being out of the beaten path, but close enough to larger towns.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice during our three days here. It is easy to find, as they have it marked well with signs. There is a security guard to let you in the gate, but that is no problem. The location is awesome, right on the lake. They have a pretty big menu, and we'll give you a menu in English... More 

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San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

The Rancho Encantado offers a unique location and environment on the shore of Bacalar Lagoon. Excellent accommodations encompass large and tasteful rooms, bathroom, own terrace and nice toiletries. The hotel offers great surroundings, with hammocks in several places as well as provides complimentary kayaks for exploring the lagoon. Note that the rooms have no TV set and internet access is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night with the purpose of re-charging our "batteries" on our yucatan roadtrip. The hotel staff is super friendly and the facilities are perfect for relaxing. Our room even had an awesome jacuzzi! 👍 The food was great and the view of the lagoon is amazing. We could easily have stayed for several days.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

-Pros: Outdoor hot Jacuzzi, free kayak, clean swimming pool, good service and the meals of their restaurant are really better than I expected. Outstanding lake view. -Cons: At our "Garden Casita AC" is unable to connect Wifi. -The meal we tasted: --Club sandwich $80 ❤--Taco de Pescado a la plancha, con pechuga, jitomate, cebolla, Aguacate y cilantro (grilled fish Tacos,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This was our second trip to Bacalar and staying at Rancho Encantado. It did not disappoint! In fact, they had expanded and we got to stay in the new villas right on the lake! I never want to leave this place because it is so magical. Lake Bacalar is amazing! We had our own yard, hammock, deck and deck out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

stayed 12th -14th May.Third stop on the adventure. How we found this place is still a mystery. The room we had was fantastic with a huge bathroom and lounge area. We had patio doors leading to a large decking leading to a walk way to the lake and sun beds on the waters edge. Hammocks in the shade,wonderful. So clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

This place is magical. Rooms are spacious and well kept. The premises are well maintained and clean. Management and staff are friendly, organized and always attentive to your needs. Breakfast is always fresh and delicious. Taxi cabs are available for $50 -$60 Mexican pesos in the event you want to explore town. This location is not a party location rather... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just a little more than half an hour away from the capital city of Chetumal and its airport, and about the same distance to the border with the country of Belize, Rancho Encantado is situated on the shores of the pristine waters of Laguna Bacalar. This area, in the southernmost part of the Yucatan Peninsula, is just at the point of developing as a tourist destination for the eco-minded traveler who seeks escape from the larger, often over-developed areas of the northern part of the Peninsula. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho Encantado

Address: Carretera Federal 307 Km. 24, Bacalar 77930, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Bacalar
Price Range: $92 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Rancho Encantado 2.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Rancho Encantado Hotel Bacalar
Rancho Encantado Laguna Bacalar
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