By taking advantage of seasonal specials your Daily Rate can drop to as low as $180.00/person/night (double occupancy). Rates at other Guest Ranches do not get much better than this. Typically, our rates are 30-50% lower than traditional guest/dude/working ranches, with so much offered in our Daily Rate.
With Round Trip Transportation from Tucson or Douglas to the Rancho and back, any day of the week [weekday pick ups have a $40 per guest fee; free on weekends. All drop-offs included.] you need not worry about driving in Mexico. Travel with us in safe, secure and comfortable vehicles, leaving the driving to us and the sightseeing to you. Simply enjoy the Ride. We also offer a $40 credit per guest incentive if you drive your car to Douglas. Weekends only. Please see FAQ.
With a maximum of 12 guests at any one time, you get personalized hosting, hospitality and service that caters to all your needs, making for a great stay with us. Average weekly guest numbers: 6-8 guests.Large Group capacity is 16 guests.
Please note that our season runs from the 15th of August through 30th of April, with the Rancho closed May, June and July.
***Three night stays: $250 per night, double occupancy. $270 per night, single occupancy.***
MAY 1-15 SPECIAL RATES. Five night stays or greater: $175 per night per guest based on double occupancy. Three and Four night stays: $195 per night.Plus, Kids 10 and under stay free! Single occupancy add $25 per night.
***Gratuity of 15% appreciated if we deserve it. Taxes are 7.5% Ask about our non-rider/non-hiker rates***
[Please consult the “Events” page, under “About Us,” for more
Special EventDate/Length Rate
per Guest Rate per Night
Sea to Sierra Adventure Feb-May;Aug-Nov.$2,500.00/guest ------
9 Night/10 Days 3 Guest Occupancy min. ------
Thanksgiving Week November 19-26 $1,300/stay$216
“6 Nights/7 Days”Single Occup.; $1,400/stay
Mexican Roundup 5-12 November$1,400/double$200
Nights/8 Days$1,550/single $221
Mild Winter and Springtime at the Rancho
Enjoy the beauty of our mild winter and Spring months [December through the end of April], with our terrific warm, sunny days and a landscape that looks otherworldly, unique and exotic. See the Rancho in its colorful spring magic. Enjoy a beautiful collection of wildflowers and lush green hues and colors, as well as night skies clear, dark and crisp enough to enjoy full views of the Milky Way. Enjoy a land full of life and energy, with terrific weather and temperatures.
Our mild winter and Spring months bring along, together with, ideal weather for outdoors adventures, the arrival of terrific temperatures for all-day adventures. Comfortable, warm and sunny days allow us to showcase a magical land with National Park quality scenery. After a morning and afternoon of adventure, relax on your porch and enjoy the beauty of our 360 degree scenery, surrounded by terrific lighting and ambiance. Now this is relaxation!
Come spend December through end of April with us, fused with Mexican hospitality, in the process enjoying a wonderfully preserved land with its spectacular beauty. This is what a winter and spring should be all about, offering great weather, temperatures, scenery, comfort and hospitality. This is easily the best time of year to visit us, offering ideal weather, colors, and adventures. The natural beauty of the Rancho is at its peak, with a feel that is fantastic, with adventures that feel ideal. Join us and experience the magic of Los Banos.
All Inclusive Packages include:
Three meals/day; snacks and drinks (non-alcoholic); All with your personal chef. Lunches and
dinners consist of home-cooked, fresh, natural gourmet meals consisting of Mexican dishes,
both Northern and Southern Mexico (65%) and International cuisine (35%). Vegetarian
Meals available upon request. Breakfast is Intercontinental style, with great variety, including
cereals, fresh fruits, eggs, toast/muffins, yogurts, pastries, fresh brewed coffee and more.
Guided (English speaking) day hiking trips throughout the 30,000 acre ranch including
below El Pinito Mountain, The Badlands, Cajon Aguaje, El Cajon de la Catedral, Las
Palmas River Bed, Los Almireces Riparian Riverbed, El Cajon Canyon, Trek to
Bavispe River, Cajon El Caricito, El Palmarito Riverbed and much more.
Dwellings/pictograph tours, small treks, canyoneering and boulderingthrough hiking areas
Bird watching and wildlife spotting within the Ranch boundaries (diverse elevations and
Dark Sky Stargazing, Outdoor Campfires, DVD Western Movies [Classic and Modern], Games.
Jeep 4x4 ecotours (Personal driver) with over 120 kilometers of dirt roads offering great
scenery and adrenaline pumping adventures.
Horseback Riding (220 lb. limit); Short Ride:Three hours/day. Long rides: 4-6 hours;
Recommended for all Experience and Riding Levels. Multiple Trails Available.
Mountain biking; Bring your own bike or use one of ours. Over 120 kilometers of roads.
Tour, Fishing and Kayaking on Lake Angostura. [Additional charge of $95 per guest based on 2 or more guests. Single guest $150.Trip takes 2 hour car ride each way.]
Trip to our Warm Springs/Hanging Gardens [Seasonal; 1 trip per stay; $35/guest each additional visit. Trip takes 1 hour in car each way.]
Bavispe River Visit and Fishing [with notice prior to arrival] [1 trip per stay; $35/guest each additional visit] [River and warm springs trip done together as they are in the same area. Trip takes 1 hour in car each way.]
Linens, Sheets, Towels, Shampoo, Body Wash.
Tortilla Making Lessons and Lassoing Lessons.
Nightly comfortable fire in living room set up by your host; Seasonal.
Alcoholic beverages ARE NOT provided. Guests are invited to purchase their own alcohol
prior to arrival. Our shuttle stops at a grocery store in Sonora prior to entering the Rancho.
Roundtrip Shuttle Transfer from Tucson to Rancho [weekend arrivals; $40/guest weekday]
A deposit of 50% of the total price of your package is needed to secure a reservation.
This amount is due within five days of confirming, via email or telephone, your intent to
visit the ranch.The five day grace period is a soft reservation.This soft reservation will expire within five days unless the 50% deposit is
received by us in the time allotted.
The remaining balance is due, without exception, THREE weeks prior to your scheduled arrival. Failure to pay the remaining balance on a timely basis will result in cancellation or postponement of the reservation. Please consult our refund policy for a description of rescheduling and refund protocols.
Tierra Chamahua EcoAdventures at Rancho Los Banos works diligently to ensure you have the vacation experience of your dreams. We also understand that it's possible to have an unexpected scheduling conflict, family or personal emergency. We would like you to be aware of the following:
We are always happy to reschedule your visit up to 6 months from the day of your notice of cancellation, with NO PENALTY to you.
With 40 days or more notice, we will refund you 50% of your deposit . The forfeited 50% can be credited toward a future visit, to be taken within 6 months of your notice of cancellation.
With less than 40 days notice but before 30 days of your visit, we will refund you 25% of the total amount already paid. The forfeited 75% can be credited toward a future visit, to be taken within 6 months of your notice of cancellation.
With 30 days or less notice, your entire payment is non-refundable. The forfeited amount can be credited toward a future visit, to be taken within 6 months of your notice of cancellation.
If you do not reschedule within the allotted time frame and opt to cancel, the forfeited amount cannot be returned.
There will be no refund for an altered visit once you arrive at the ranch.
There will be no refund for an early departure - whether your choice or ours.
Due to our seclusion, all attempts will be made, without guarantees, that we can get you out of the ranch. If we are able, you will be responsible for shuttle costs and transfer from Douglas to Tucson as our shuttle service is prearranged to comply with your original schedule. Changes made on short-notice are not possible.
We are a very small operation and last minute cancellations or changes can and will have a major
impact. We hope you understand and opt for rescheduling rather than canceling. We
respectfully cannot make any exceptions.
If our rates change after you make a payment, and you opt to reschedule, amount paid will be used as a credit towards the new rate and you must pay the balance. You will not get the old rate.