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 good choice for guests looking for some after-dinner fun. This beachfront destination has live shows occasionally, and there are some bars at the resort to choose from as well. If you're organizing a sizable get-together, or are coming with a group, this hospitable lodging may be the perfect spot.

Set in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Great Parnassus Resort And Spa, an all-inclusive complex, happily welcomes tourists who are thinking about lodging in this neighborhood or nearby. 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.

Because there are 500 rooms, Great Parnassus is an undoubtedly expansive place to stay. A multitude of options and ample space to roam make this huge property popular among vacationers who like to keep busy. This resort has earned a rating of 4 stars, for a number of reasons, including amenities, value, and more.

Look below for a listing of in-room amenities offered by Great Parnassus Resort And Spa.

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

If you want to confirm exactly what comes with your room, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

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 details.

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

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

However, because these details are always in flux, it's suggested that you call the front desk to make sure the particular activities you have in mind are available. Visit this page to view our in-depth description about the kinds of activities and recreation opportunities 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 on-location dining options, visitors looking for extra culinary variety should also consider some of the region's other nearby restaurant selections. Guests here will find a few solid places to eat close-by. It's never a bad idea to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, even though Great Parnassus offers some tasty choices of its own. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.

Guest Services

Acquainting yourself with the guest services -- including the ones listed below -- can help you stay relaxed while visiting Cancun.

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

There's also a nice set of business amenities, which makes this location a good home-base for those on work-related holidays.

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


Guests will find many attractions close to Great Parnassus. Plan a vacation outing to some of the closest attractions like Cinepolis and Parque De Las Palapas. Because this resort is directly on Playa Ballenas, it's a perfect fit for sun-worshippers and watersports junkies alike. Playa Marlin, another nice place to relax, is located within walking distance of the hotel.

One closeby area of interest from the resort is Cancun. To ensure you see as much of the region as possible, have a little side trip to a nearby town or two and perhaps some famous points of interest.

To see the full article about what's near Great Parnassus Resort And Spa, 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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