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 destination is a nice spot for guests looking to go out after dinner. This oceanfront destination features live entertainment occasionally, and there are a few fun bars on the property to pick from as well. If you are trying to plan a sizable get-together, or are traveling with a group, this helpful accommodation may be the perfect place.

Situated in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Great Parnassus Resort And Spa, an all-inclusive complex, is a great choice for vacationers wanting to stay in this neighborhood. It's 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.

Great Parnassus is quite a large location with 500 rooms. Abundant features and an exciting social scene make this huge resort popular among guests who want an exciting, rather than quiet, vacation.

This resort has been awarded a 4 star rating from Caribya! on the basis of overall style, furnishings, and ambience. You can learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Below, you can see a list of amenities in-room available at this location.

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

Check with the property to request or confirm all types of 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 learn more.

The following list shows some other amenities on-site:

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

However, since these details tend to change, it's best to check with the front desk if you're interested in something in particular. Visit this page to view an in-depth article about the kinds of recreational opportunities that Great Parnassus Resort And Spa has to offer.


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 what's available on-site, visitors hoping for extra culinary variety might also want to consider some of the area's other local mealtime selections. Guests looking for a bite to eat will find a small handful of restaurants in the vicinity. It can be helpful to find out if there are suitable options in the area, even though Great Parnassus has on-site dining. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.

Guest Services

The property's guest services -- including the ones seen below -- can help you make your vacation as enjoyable as possible.

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

The property also boasts a nice set of business amenities, making this property an excellent choice for travelers who will be bringing work along with them.

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


You will find many interesting sites and attractions close to Great Parnassus. Some nearby places of interest are Cinepolis and Parque De Las Palapas. Since this resort is right on Playa Ballenas, this property is the perfect spot for those who want a beautiful view of the sea. Just a short walk away is another sun-drenched spot, Playa Marlin.

The resort is in the vicinity of Cancun, an enjoyable area for vacationers to experience the diversity of Cancun.

For our comprehensive article on other destinations and attractions 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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