Fun Things to See and Do

Rancho Viejo Resort & Country Club

Rancho Viejo is home to two 18 hole, championship golf courses. “El Angel” & “El Diablo” are palm-lined, par-70’s with manicured fairways and tropical vegetation, disturbed only by well-placed bunkers, undulating greens, and strategically-placed water and sand hazards. In addition to the excellent courses, Rancho Viejo Resort and Country Club offers practice and teaching facilities, locker and clubroom facilities as well as our complete pro shop.

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Rancho Viejo Hotel

Rancho Viejo Hotel is made up of 22 Southwestern styled villas with central suite and bedrooms on each site. Suites are furnished for efficiency use with fully electric kitchens, and spacious dining and living areas. Bedrooms are featured with a private entrance, two double beds, patios, refreshment center, and bath and vanity. The Rancho Viejo Hotel is located near the Pro Shop and comfortably surrounded by the lush fairways of the El Diablo golf course or the serene water of Resaca del Rancho Viejo. This hotel offers the privacy of a conventional hotel at a cost that can’t be beat.

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Only minutes away from Rancho Viejo is a truly great shopping experience. Sunrise Mall is Brownsville’s premiere shopping center. The mall features over 100 stores including Dillard’s, JCPenney, Sears, Bealls, and Linens ‘n Things. Surrounding Sunrise Mall is a huge selection of large stores (such as Best Buy, Circuit City Toys R Us, Furniture Row and Old Navy), shopping plazas and restaurants making the area a one-stop shopping destination. Close by is Downtown Brownsville and Mexico for your shopping needs.

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In addition to great shopping, Sunrise mall is home to a state-of-the-art Cinemark 16. Cinemark 16 features stadium seating in every theater. There is 16 inch height difference between each row and a 48 inch difference between each aisle, making Cinemark’s motto, “The Best Seat in Town” hold true. The 63,300 square foot facility holds approximately 3,200 seats and offers the latest and best movie experience with the highest quality sound systems availalble.

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South Padre Island

Rancho Viejo is just thirty minutes from South Padre Island, the premier beach resort in Texas . South Padre Island offers beautiful beaches, warm gulf waters, high-rise hotels, gourmet restaurants, and plenty of shopping. Island activities include fishing, boating, bird watching, parasailing, wind surfing, beach horseback riding and much more.

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Rancho Viejo is only twenty minutes away from the shopping and dining in Matamoros, Mexico. The shops and markets of Matamoros offer a variety of goods. Leather products, silver and gold jewelry, beautiful woven fabrics, pottery, and even prescription drugs can be purchased at an excellent price. Matamoros also offers an assortment of fine restaurants that specialize in authentic Mexican cuisine. Regional seafood, casual French, Asian, and continental fare is also served.

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