Great Parnassus Resort And Spa

The ultimate family getaway is just waiting for you at this luxury resort. Set on a gorgeously manicured property near the beach, and including activities and dining options that guests of all ages will enjoy, this is one vacation destination you'll remember for a lifetime.

This all-inclusive resort is a good spot for guests looking to go out after dinner. This beach-side destination offers live shows occasionally, and there are some bars on the property to choose from as well. If you're hoping to plan for a special occasion, or are traveling as a group, this hospitable lodging can make the organizing process a bit less troublesome.

Located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Great Parnassus Resort And Spa, an all-inclusive property, welcomes guests who are thinking about basing their vacation in this neighborhood. The center of Cancun is eight miles (12 and a half kilometers) to the northwest.


Elegant, tasteful, and tropical describes all of the rooms here, but there are several different styles available, including Deluxe Rooms which have two double beds or one king-sized bed; Family Rooms which can sleep five on one king or two double beds plus bunk beds and a trundle bed; Club Rooms have one king or two double beds, a jacuzzi, and a mini bar; Sunset Suites have one king bed, a jacuzzi on the terrace, and a mini bar; and Ocean Suites have one king bed, a jacuzzi on the terrace, a mini bar, and several other extras.

Great Parnassus is a large property boasting a total of 500 units. A range of neat features and ample space to roam make this huge complex a hit with visitors who crave constant entertainment. With respect to overall quality, we've awarded this resort a 4 star rating.

A list of the in-room amenities offered by Great Parnassus Resort And Spa include:

  • Safe
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Double Bed
  • King Bed
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Iron
  • Hairdryer
  • Balcony

Keep in mind that some amenities may only be available for some room types, so if you want to make sure your room will have all the necessities, contact the lodging for more details.

Activities and Amenities

The on-site amenities here are impressive and include mini golf, a water park, and live theater.

Guests have easy access to the on-site spa, where you can relax and enjoy a massage, facials, reflexology, aromatherapy, and some time in the Jacuzzi.

No matter where you are on property, there is a drink nearby. Atlantis Bar is the adults only spot by the adult pool where you can get a cocktail and play a game of poker, blackjack, dominoes, or billiards. It is open from 6:00 p.m.

to 2:00 a.m. Oktoberfest, next to the Big Ben Steakhouse is open from 3:00 p.m. to midnight; the Karaoke Bar is exactly as you'd imagine, where you can grab a drink and sing a few tunes; and Le Vin Et Fromage is a wine and cheese spot with live music which is open from 4:00 p.m. to midnight. Other options include Kilimanjaro in the lobby, Samoa at the infinity pool, Squalo on the beach, Club Caribe at the Adults Only pool, Bora Bora at Bongo Restaurant, and Paola's, a sports bar filled with video games, Foosball, and billiards.

Parents can enjoy a few sightseeing opportunities sans kids with the knowledge that they are in good hands when they are signed up at the Baby and Kids Club. Supervised activities by a highly trained staff allows kids to spend some time playing and having fun with other children their own age. Click here for more information.

The list below displays other amenities on this property:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Sports Available
  • Miniature Golf
  • Exercise Gym
  • Movies
  • Wi Fi Internet Access

Since the specifics tend to change, it's always best to call with questions to be sure everything you're expecting is available. Visit this page to see a comprehensive discussion about the activities offered at Great Parnassus Resort And Spa.


There are 11 different restaurants on property for guests to choose from, from laid back and kid-friendly to formal spots that adults might plan to visit on their own.

Magnus is a food court with 12 different cuisine stations serving food from around the world for each meal of the day. They are open from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for breakfast and 12:30 to 9:00 p.m. for lunch and dinner.

Deli Manhattan is a New York style deli open for lunch and dinner and overnight for snacks. Operating hours are 3:00 to 10:30 p.m. for late lunch and dinner and 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. for snacks.

Carrousel is a lunch buffet at the Treasure Island Water Park from noon to 5:00 p.m. which specializes in kid sized portions.

If you're interested in dining on some Old World Mexican cuisine paired with the perfect wine, check out El Maguey from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. for lunch.

Porto Fino is where you go for the ultimate in fresh eating. They serve only seasonal offerings and have a new menu each day. Only open for dinner, you can dine with them from 6:00 to 10:30 p.m.

Check out Samurai for a traditional Tepanyaki grill as well as sushi bar and contemporary Japanese menu. They are open from 6:00 to 10:30 p.m. for dinner and put on a great show for their guests at the hibachi.

Open from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Bora Bora is a poolside snack bar that also serves light lunch offerings and cocktails.

For a taste of London, stop by the Big Ben Steakhouse which specializes in serving meals that are savory and filling for dinner from 6:00 to 10:30 p.m.

Every resort needs a gourmet French restaurant and Le Maison de Michelle is that spot. They are open from 6:00 to 10:30 p.m., with flavorful dishes and delicious cheeses on the menu. To compliment this restaurant is Crepiere, a French bakery and cafe open for 24 hours a day to anyone in need of coffee but 4:00 to 10:30 p.m. for pastries.

Finally, Sanctorum is an exclusive spot for guests staying in the Suites and Club Rooms where you can get breakfast from 7:00 to 11:30 a.m. while enjoying a view of the Caribbean.

Outside of the dining options on-location, visitors hoping to find extra culinary variety can also check out the region's other nearby dining selections. Guests here will find a few solid places to eat within reach of these accommodations. It's helpful to get familiar with the nearby options, though Great Parnassus does have on-site dining. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

The guest services -- including the ones below -- are ready to help you get the most out of your vacation in Cancun.

  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Nursery for Children

This lodging also has a nice set of business amenities, ideal for visitors who may need to put in some work during their visits.

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


You will find many interesting sites and attractions located near Great Parnassus. Some nearby places of interest are Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey. Because this resort is located right on Playa Ballenas, it's an attractive setting for anyone who wants to experience the area's beautiful coastal region. Also, within walking distance of this location is Playa Marlin.

The resort is located near Cancun, an interesting part of the island for vacationers to learn about and explore Cancun.

For additional information about what's near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Boulevard Kukulcan at Km 6.9, Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Mexico

Phone: (998) 287-1400



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