Meaning “Enchantment” in the Spanish language Encanto contains a series of natural canyons and rolling hills. Radio Canyon, which cuts diagonally from the northeast to the southwest corners of Encanto, is a major natural open space system that has been purchased by the City of San Diego for preservation as open space. Encanto is situated on approximately 994 acres in the northeastern portion of Southeastern San Diego. It is bounded on the north by Mallard Street, on the south by Akins Avenue, on the east by the city of Lemon Grove, and on the west by 60th Street.