Golden Parnassus

The adults-only Golden Parnassus (formerly Golden Crown Paradise) is an all-inclusive resort located on the Yucatan Peninsula. Enjoy being pampered one day, then go out and explore all that the area has to offer the next. Meet new friends, and bring home cherished memories. All of this can happen and more at Golden Parnassus, which was awarded the Thomas Cook Award of Excellence in the spring of 2013.

Visitors hoping to stay active will never run out of things to do at this all-inclusive resort, as they will enjoy convenient access to a diverse range of recreational activities. Once you've exhausted yourself during an afternoon of thrills, make time for relaxing at the spa located right on the grounds of this beach-side destination. If you are trying to organize for a special occasion, or are traveling as a group, this helpful accommodation makes the organizing process a bit less troublesome.

Situated in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Golden Parnassus, an all-inclusive complex, is a great choice for vacationers who are thinking about lodging in this neighborhood. The center of Cancun is eight and a half miles (13 and a half kilometers) to the northwest.


The spacious rooms feature your choice of two twin beds or one king sized bed, wood furnishings, and calming colors and decor.

This resort has been given a 3 star rating, when considering its overall quality, amenities, and service.

Below, you can see this location's in-room amenities.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Shower
  • Television
  • TV Remote Control
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Alarm Clock
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Temperature Control
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Iron
  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath Tub
  • Mini Bar
  • Complimentary Local Telephone Calls

Be sure to call ahead to ensure the availability of a specific amenity, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

Not a moment of your time in Cancun need be wasted. Golden Parnassus offers an array of facilities geared at keeping guests busy, including a volleyball pit, tennis courts, a fitness center complete with sauna, and a freshwater swimming pool. As an added bonus, guests are welcomed to utilize the non-motorized watersports equipment at the beach.

At an extra charge, guests at Golden Parnassus have the opportunity to indulge in numerous treatments offered by the onsite spa. These include body wraps, facials, hydrotherapy, and massage. A jacuzzi is also available.

A good drink and a chance to relax is never far off when you stay at Golden Parnassus. Here, there are several bars to compliment the numerous restaurants, as well as nightly entertainment in the form of live music, dance, and theater.


Dolphin opens daily at 9:00 a.m., serving drinks and appetizers right on the beach. The bar closes at 5:00 p.m.


Tiki is the resort's signature bar. Open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., this spot overlooks the Caribbean with a breathtaking view.

Beer Garden

Open from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Beer Garden offers an array of international beers in a European-themed garden.


Sixtie's is a sports bar open from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., where you can catch up on all the latest sports news and play a few games of billiards while you're there.

The list below gives this property's facilities and general amenities:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Basketball
  • Sports Available
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Outdoor Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Parking
  • Boutiques

Because these details can sometimes change, it's suggested that you call the front desk if you have your heart set on a particular activity. To learn more details about the kinds of activities available at Golden Parnassus, click here.


There are a number of dining options available to guests at Golden Parnassus.


Dine on a buffet of Italian, Japanese, and Mexican cuisine while you take in views of the surrounding ocean. The buffet is open all day, and dress code is casual.

Pier 12

If seafood is one your mind, Pier 12 is the place to be. The marine decor just adds to the fun. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, and dress is casual.

Old Barn

Steaks, salads, and Mexican fare served a la carte is what you'll find at Old Barn. This restaurant is only open for dinner, and the dress is casual.


In the mood for something a little funky? Fun fusion food can be found at Shangri-La. Only the adventurous eaters need enter.


Craving a little Japanese take-out? How about something a little better, which is what you'll find at Sumo.

Besides the on-location dining options, visitors looking for more culinary variety might also look into some of the area's other nearby restaurant choices. Guests looking for a bite to eat will find a limited but good selection of restaurants within reach. It's helpful to find out if there are suitable options in the area, even though Golden Parnassus offers dining on-site. To find out more about this area's dining, click here.

Guest Services

Remember to ask about the property's guest services -- including the ones below -- can help you stay stress free and relaxed while visiting Cancun.

  • Express Check In
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Express Check Out
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Maid Service

This lodging option also has a healthy list of business amenities, perfect for those who are visiting on account of business in addition to the beautiful area.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Group Friendly
  • Meeting rooms
  • Business Center


Guests will find many interesting sites and attractions near Golden Parnassus. Some of the closest attractions include Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey. Since this resort is located on Playa Delfines, this property is particularly appealing to sun-worshippers who can't wait to hit the sand. Beyond the lodging, Playa Ballenas offers another area to explore.

One closeby area of interest from the resort is Cancun. To experience as much of this region as possible, have a little side trip to a couple nearby towns to check out just what else Cancun has to offer.

For our comprehensive article on what else is in the vicinity of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Blvd Kukulkan at Km 14.5, Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Mexico 77500

General: (998) 287-1400

Toll Free: (800) 233-5162



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