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Vail's Finest Luxury Apartment Community

Located on Valencia Rd. Just West of Houghton Rd.

Welcome to Encantada Rita Ranch, offering the luxurious lifestyle you deserve and the convenient location you require.

9300 E Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ 85747



Welcome to Encantada Rita Ranch, Vail’s luxury apartment community nestled in Southeast Tucson. Experience the ideal location, unparalleled amenities, and a 100% smoke-free living environment.

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Situated near the I-10 Highway and just 20 minutes from Tucson International Airport, you'll enjoy convenient access to flights and a hassle-free commute to Downtown Tucson, with travel to Phoenix now more accessible than ever. Encantada Rita Ranch is also in proximity to Southern Arizona's premier resorts, excellent shopping destinations, and mere minutes away from prominent establishments such as U of A Tech Park, Caterpillar, Raytheon, IBM, Amazon Warehouse, Target Distribution Center, and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.


Whether you're a student, faculty, staff, or simply a Wildcats enthusiast, the University of Arizona is conveniently located nearby. As a premier public research university, U of A offers a diverse array of educational opportunities and community events, including hundreds of degree programs, unique events, NCAA Division 1 sports, museums, and much more.

Additionally, Pima Community College offers affordable academic options along with a range of community events, college sports, a Center for the Arts, and various programs catering to students, adults, and lifelong learners. Pima Community College's East Campus is conveniently located less than 5 miles from the entrance of Encantada Rita Ranch.

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Encantada Rita Ranch offers residents convenient access to a diverse range of shopping options right in the neighborhood. Just a stone's throw away, locals can explore the nearby Rita Ranch Plaza, home to popular retailers such as Fry's Food and Drug, Walgreens, Starbucks, and Great Clips, making it easy to check off grocery lists, grab a quick coffee, or pamper oneself with a haircut—all within minutes from home. Additionally, the nearby Vail Ranch Plaza offers further shopping convenience with businesses like Safeway, Ace Hardware, Taco Bell, and Subway, ensuring that residents have everything they need right at their fingertips.


Encantada Rita Ranch residents enjoy convenient access to a variety of dining options just moments away. Local favorites such as Saguaro Corners Restaurant & Bar, Serial Grillers, and Jerry Bob’s Family Restaurant offer delicious meals with a cozy atmosphere. For authentic Mexican flavors, El Coronado Restaurant and Rancho Rustico are go-to spots, while Papa Locos Tacos & Burgers and Sa-ing Thai Cuisine satisfy cravings for diverse cuisines. Nearby national chains like Raising Cane's, Losbetos, Five Guys, and Wing Street provide familiar favorites, ensuring there's something for everyone to enjoy without straying far from home.

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Encantada Rita Ranch offers a variety of options for relaxation and self-care just a stone's throw away. Treat yourself to a day of pampering at local establishments like Infinity Nails, Foot Massage Reflexology, and Beauty and Beasts Salon, where you can indulge in everything from hair treatments and nail services to massages and reflexology sessions.


Discover endless opportunities for fun and adventure near Encantada Rita Ranch. Explore local attractions such as Pima County Fairgrounds and Tucson Speedway, or immerse yourself in history at the Pima Air & Space Museum and Colossal Cave. Check out the Purple Heart Skate Park for outdoor recreation or embark on a memorable horseback ride at the legendary Tanque Verde Guest Ranch. If you're up for a day trip, nearby destinations like Bisbee, Tubac, Madera Canyon, and Tombstone offer the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation.

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Experience the breathtaking natural beauty of Southern Arizona right at your doorstep when you make Encantada Rita Ranch your home. Explore nearby local and state parks such as The Station Community Park, Sierra Morado Park, and Hacienda del Oro Park. For a truly awe-inspiring outdoor adventure, head to Saguaro National Park, renowned for its pristine desert landscape and striking views. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate the abundance of recreational trails just minutes away, including the Chuck Huckleberry Loop, Rincon Peak, Javelina Rocks, and Fantasy Island Mountain Bike Park, ensuring endless opportunities for hiking and biking adventures.


Residents of Encantada Rita Ranch can tee off at the nearby Del Lago Golf Club, featuring a challenging 18-hole course just a short distance away. For more golfing options, explore nearby courses like Fred Enke Golf Course and Rolling Hills Golf Course.

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