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 terrific option for travelers hoping for some after-dinner fun. This beachfront destination offers live shows occasionally, and there are a few fun bars on the property you can visit after dinner as well. If you're hoping to plan for a special occasion, or if you're traveling as a group, this helpful lodging may be the perfect location.

Located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Great Parnassus Resort And Spa, an all-inclusive complex, offers a warm welcome to vacationers who are interested in basing their vacation in this neighborhood. It is 7.8 miles southeast of the center of Cancun.


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.

Since the property has 500 rooms, Great Parnassus is a very pretty big place to stay. All that extra space makes this resort a perfect match for travelers who want to explore a large complex with plenty of amenities. This resort has earned a rating of 4 stars, based on numerous measures, including on-site features and overall experience.

A listing of the in-room amenities available for visitors at Great Parnassus Resort And Spa is provided below.

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

Contact the resort for more info regarding specific amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

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 to read more.

To see this location's general amenities, check the following list:

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

However, it's best to contact the lodging to make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available. Visit this page to read an in-depth description about the kinds of activities available 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.

Besides the on-location dining options, guests looking for more culinary diversity might also check out some of the region's other local restaurant selections. Those staying at Great Parnassus Resort And Spa will encounter a few solid places to eat in the vicinity. It might save you time to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, despite the fact that Great Parnassus offers some dining of its own. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

Great Parnassus Resort And Spa provides guest services, including those in the list below, helping to take care of the little details during your time on the property.

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

There's also an ample number of business amenities, which makes this location a superior choice for busy professionals.

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


Guests will encounter many interesting sites and attractions in the vicinity of 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 ideal setting for those who enjoy sun-bathing just outside their accommodations. You may also like nearby Playa Marlin, found within walking distance of the property.

One of the closest areas of interest to the resort is Cancun. If you want to find even more attractions and fun, have yourself a side trip to some of the nearest towns to explore the sights and sounds they have to offer.

If you're still curious about what's near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Boulevard Kukulcan at Km 6.9, Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Mexico 77550

Phone: (998) 287-1400



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