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Preston, Lancashire
Reviewed 16 February 2012

We called in hoping to find accommodation here after a busy 3 weeks around Yucatan and Chiapas and were in luck. They had just finished a new suite named 'Flamango' (we were the second occupants) which cost around £100 including breakfast. The room was huge with the bedroom opening up through double doors into a large private patio area complete...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 February 2012

We stayed only one night at this hotel but was enough to amaze us.. we arrived to the hotel in the evening, staff was helpful and friendly. First we settled in our spacy, 4-people room. Even though we were only 2, this room was the same rate as a double room and we loved the space for our big luggages....

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Reviewed 6 February 2012

Definitely a bucket list place hotel the place is amazing the Lagoon is amazing this service amazing wow, this is one of the places that is hard to reach but once you are there it's incredibly good, it is so relaxing calm And beautiful that you would not believe it, this is big hotel to be in bacalar

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Medford Lakes, New Jersey
Reviewed 31 January 2012

My wife and I spend a great deal of time in the Yucatan. Some friends from Paris suggested we visit this particular hotel, which is about a three hour drive from Akumal where we were staying. We had visited Bacalar several times in the past, but never ventured out on the lake. Our drive south was uneventful, lots of great...

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Redondo Beach, CA
Reviewed 30 January 2012

Bacalar Lagoon is wonderful and unique in the world. And this Hotel is the best way to enjoy it. The food is first class and amazingly affordable. The rooms are classy and comfortable. Claudia at the reception and the rest of the staff are charming and attentive. We'll be back!

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 29 January 2012

What a great find. Rancho Encantado, at km marker 24, sits on Bacalar lagoon. The large room on the lagoon had plenty of space for the comfortable bed, a sitting area and plenty of storage area. The unit we stayed in was furthest from highway 307, thus quiet. The interior bathroom had walls painted with Mayan stories. Claudia, at reception...

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Monterrey, Mexico
Reviewed 27 January 2012

It is a very beautiful hotel!.. I got married last November, and for me the hotel was a surprise, I didnt know where we will stay...! It was a great surprise..! If you want to relax and to take days off, this is the place you need!.. The laggon is AMAZING!.. for real there are the 7 colors!!.. and if...

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Santa Barbara, CA
Reviewed 24 December 2011

Rancho Encantado in Bacalar is, indeed, an enchanted place (as in the name). We enjoyed the well-manicured grounds, the charming bungalow casitas, and the excellent service - especially from Claudia. The manager, Elias, is also muy simpático. This is a family-oriented place, with lots of safe activities for the kids (paddle boats, kayaks, etc.). By the way, we were the...

Thank nedandann
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 18 November 2011

I'm about to consider it the best hotel I've ever stayed in (and I try to travek as much as I can). Attention, rooms and food is amazing. But that is not the best thing. It is ITS LITTLE LOVELY PIER. During the day, swimming & kayaking there is great! At night you'll get to see a sky with so...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 November 2011

Nothing it's wrong about this place. It's quiet and peaceful (September 2011). The food and cocktails are good and the service is spot on. The rooms are beautiful and spacious with a little rustic touch. The resort is right on this spectacular lagoon and offers you many facilities to enjoy the most of it. We can't wait to come back...

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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
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Bacalar
Price Range: ₹ 8,022 - ₹ 12,903 (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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“Get a lagoon-side room.”
 of 5 bubbles MADPhilOxon, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms close to the street are a bit louder”
  • Twin room
 of 5 bubbles Feride0706, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Pay the extra and book a lakeside casita.”
 of 5 bubbles MARJORIEA746, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lakeside cottage away from the pool”
 of 5 bubbles azjayhawks, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would try to get a lagoon suite”
  • Suite Laguna Doble
  • Suite Laguna Doble towards bathroom
  • Suite Laguna Doble
  • Suite Laguna Doble balcony
 of 5 bubbles Jutrip, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
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