Things to See and Do While Staying at Golden Parnassus

There are unlimited ways to enjoy yourself in Cancun. The Golden Parnassus can introduce you to some of the most popular pastimes available in Mexico. This destination boasts a wide variety of recreational possibilities, which means you'll have lots of fun activities to choose from during your vacation.

Golden Parnassus does have a swimming pool, so whether you're with a group that likes to make a splash or just your significant other, it provides a convenient opportunity to take a dip, or hang out in a deck chair. Of course, this property is also in a breezy location on the water, so there's definitely ways to keep cool in the sun throughout your time here.

Dedicated travelers who want to maintain their shape during vacation can do so at Golden Parnassus; the exercise facility on-site includes the equipment you need to keep it going.


Tennis players should definitely consider booking this property, since the on-site tennis facilites can be a convenient and healthy family activity. Guests will find 2 tennis courts on-site. Of course, players don't have to stop when the sun goes down; courts here are equipped with lighting.

To find more nearby tennis courts, you can compare Golden Parnassus to similar accommodations, like The Royal Islander and Royal Caribbean.


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

If you are looking for a variety of golfing options, there are some other courses nearby. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area include Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, Iberostar Cancun Golf Course, and Oasis Cancun Golf Club. Each is within a mile and the nearest one of the group, Iberostar Cancun Golf Course, is just a short distance off from the lodging, so it won't be a bother to plan going over for some rounds on the links. This course has 18 holes total. The course 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 reached at (998) 881-8000.

Family Activities

Vacationers traveling with kids are more than welcome to stay at Golden Parnassus, but there aren't a lot of amenities that are specifically targeted at families. To look instead at some places with more amenities of particular interest to kids, check out accommodations which are top-rated for family vacations.

Entertainment and Nightlife

If you've had a long, tiring day exploring Cancun, nothing's better than settling at your accommodation for the evening and letting the excitement come to you; it's an easy option since live entertainment is offered on-site at Golden Parnassus.

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

For a change in late-night scenery, you should consider venturing out to another accommodation in the surrounding area, like those listed in the chart below:

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 --

For some nearby fun, you can visit the closest casino, Playboy Club Cancun. This one is located five miles north from Golden Parnassus.


Vacationers will really love relaxing here, because this destination features an on-property spa. The list below shows some of the services that are available to guests:

  • 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 offers both a relaxing and convenient way to prepare for a dinner date or special night.

Beyond the activities you'll find on the property, those who like exploring will appreciate the multitude of exciting recreational possibilities in Mexico. No matter if you would rather lay out at the beach or enjoy a round or two of golf, you'll encounter plenty of other chances for recreation in the immediate vicinity. Investigate these pages to learn more with regard to snorkeling, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, and other activities you might enjoy.


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