Things to See and Do While Staying at Golden Parnassus

There are many things to do and see in Cancun, and the Golden Parnassus can introduce you to some of the most popular pastimes available in this delightful area. This destination offers an impressive selection of recreational opportunities, which means you will have no shortage of exciting activities to choose from throughout your trip.

Guests of Golden Parnassus will find one pool on the property. Being out and about in Mexico will keep you busy enough, so lounging at the property's pool might not come to mind, but it might provide a convenient place to lounge until your next activity. You'll also find this property is located directly on the water, so you'll have a couple different ways to enjoy the sunlight when you spend your nights here.

Travelers staying at this property won't need to worry about finding a gym to use during their vacations; there are exercise facilities on-site at this hotel.


Those who play tennis should definitely consider staying at this property, since the tennis facilities — located on-site — can be a convenient and healthy family activity. You will find 2 courts on the property. Plus, the courts here are equipped with lighting so you'll never have to cut your match short.

Searching for more spots like this one? You may want to compare Golden Parnassus to similar sites with this activity, like The Royal Islander and Royal Caribbean.


Golf is a popular activity among tourists in Central America, and Cancun has some spectacular sites, like the course at Golden Parnassus. This resort invites you to enjoy a few holes at their on-site course.

Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are some other courses very close. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area include Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, Oasis Cancun Golf Club, and Iberostar Cancun Golf Course. All of them are within a mile and the nearest of the bunch, Iberostar Cancun Golf Course, is only a meager hike away from the lodging, so it won't be hard to plan on a quick trip for some rounds on the links. There are 18 total holes at this nearby course. It is a par 72, with a total length of 6261 yards. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, the course can be contacted at (998) 881-8000.

Family Activities

Feel free to bring younger travelers to Golden Parnassus, but there aren't many amenities specifically for families with children. To view nearby choices that offer more amenities of this type, check out accommodations which are top-rated for family vacations.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of this property's best-loved amenities is its live entertainment, which proves that staying in for the night can be just as fun as an expensive night of bar-hopping.

The location also has an on-site bar — a good place to grab a drink before the show.

If you're looking for a change of scenery, consider visiting another accommodation in the area. Few of your immediate options have a wide variety of choices, but will still get you out and about. These include those listed in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Golden Parnassus with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
The Royal Islander 1.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 1 --
Iberostar Cancun All Inclusive 1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 3 check
Royal Caribbean 1.6 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 1 --
Omni Cancun Hotel & Villas 1.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 check
Oasis Cancun All-inclusive 1.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 9 check
El Pueblito Beach Hotel 2.6 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 check
Crown Paradise Club Cancun (All-Inclusive) 2.7 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 8 check
Golden Crown Paradise Spa 2.7 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 4 check
GR Caribe Cancun 2.8 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 1 check
Sens Del Mar 2.9 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 6 check
Sens Del Mar - Formerly Grand Oasis Playa 2.9 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 6 check
Paradisus Cancun Resort 0.7 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 7 --

If you're feeling lucky, and want to enjoy a bit of glitz and glamor, you can visit the closest casino, Playboy Club Cancun. It is about five miles from Golden Parnassus.


Guests will really love relaxing here, considering this destination features enjoyable spa facilities. The list below shows some of the spa services that are available:

  • Massages
  • Spa Facility

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.


The beauty salon on the property offers both a convenient and calming place to prep your hair and makeup for a formal dinner or a special night out.

Though there is plenty to do on the property, those itching to get out 'n' about shouldn't ever find a lack of interesting outdoor attractions in Mexico. Whether you're looking to hang out on a sunny beach or enjoy a round or two on the golf course, you'll find lots of other chances for recreation in the immediate surroundings. Check out these pages to read more concerning fishing, riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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