What's Located Around Great Parnassus Resort And Spa

If this sounds like you, choosing accommodations located near a nice beach can add a little something extra to your vacation.

If you or your group are big beach fans, Great Parnassus Resort And Spa has what you need. This lodging is located right on the water, so guests can spend all day every day in the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Obviously, since Great Parnassus Resort And Spa is located on Playa Ballenas, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime at this property. The waters off of the Playa Ballenas are sometimes rough, which make them less than ideal for swimming but beachgoers can enjoy outdoor activities like parasailing, tubing, and volleyball. Of course, more leisurely pursuits such as sunbathing are also encouraged and can be a great way to rest up between adventures. For travelers who want some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to see more details:

Beaches Near Great Parnassus
Beach Distance Direction Location
Playa Marlin 0.9 NNE 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Delfines 1.7 SSW 8.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Chacmool 2.5 NNE 7.5 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun
Playa Caracol 3.2 NNE 7.0 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Playa Tortugas 3.2 N 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Playa Langosta 3.7 N 5.3 mi. East of Cancun
Playa Linda 3.9 NNW 4.6 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun
Punta Nizuc 4.2 S 10.6 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun
Playa Las Perlas 4.9 NNW 3.9 mi. East of Cancun

Playa Marlin is closest to the resort. Because the waters around the Playa Marlin beach tend to be rough, swimming can be difficult and even dangerous off these shores. But the same conditions that make it dangerous for swimmers make it ideal for watersports, particulary sail boarding and parasailing.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who aren't ready to book their rooms before learning about what's in the surrounding area may be wondering how close (or far) the nearest city or town is from the property. Great Parnassus Resort And Spa is located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in Mexico; it is eight miles (12 and a half kilometers) to the southeast of Cancun.

The areas that are closest to Great Parnassus Resort And Spa are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Cancun, Mexico 6.1 NW
Puerto Juarez, Mexico 6.7 NNW
Cancun, Mexico 7.8 NW
Sac Bajo, Mexico 9.1 NNE
Colonias, Isla Mujeres 9.9 N
Isla Mujeres 10.0 N
Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres 11.7 N
Riviera Cancun, Mexico 14.7 SSW
Puerto Morelos, Mexico 18.3 SSW

Nearby Attractions

Interactive Aquarium Cancun

Tourists who prefer to stay active and on-the-go while visiting Mexico will quickly learn that Great Parnassus Resort And Spa makes a great base for their tropical explorations. Yes, this destination touts a wide array of places to explore, like Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey.

In search of more options to keep you busy? Take a look at the ones listed in the table below.

Attractions Near Great Parnassus
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cinepolis Movie Theater 5.3 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Parque De Las Palapas Park 6.1 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Iglesia de Cristo Rey Historical Site 6.1 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Interactive Aquarium Cancun Aquarium 1.2 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Kids Park Benito Juarez Park 6.5 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Pepe's Tigres Zoo 3.2 N 6.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Yamil Lu'um Mayan Ruin Historical Site 1.4 NNE 7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Ruinas del Rey Historical Site 2.4 SSW 8.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Museo Arqueológico de Cancún Museum -- -- 7.1 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Atlantida at Parque Nizuc Dolphin Encounter Service 5.5 SW 10.2 mi. South of Cancun, Mexico
Delphinus Dolphin Swim Dolphin Encounter Service 3.5 NNE 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Punta Nizuc National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.3 S 10.7 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
El Meco Mayan Ruins Historical Site 8.5 N 4.8 mi. Northeast of Cancun, Mexico
Garrafon Reef Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.5 NNE 2.1 mi. South-Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Punta Sur Lighthouse Lighthouse 8.5 NNE 2.3 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Ekab Maya Ruin Historical Site 8.5 NNE 2.5 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Pirate Mundaca Park Park 9.2 N Sac Bajo, Mexico
Bluffs Trail Hiking Trail 9.1 NNE 1.4 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Dolphin Discovery Dolphin Encounter Service 10.0 N 0.6 mi. West of Isla Mujeres
Hiking Trails Hiking Trail 10.3 N 0.7 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Caves And Arches Cave 11.1 N 1.4 mi. North-Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Fisherman's Statue Monument 11.5 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres Cemetery Historical Site 11.6 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Ixchel Goddess Statue Monument 11.6 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres

If you're looking for an interesting place to visit, Cinepolis could be a good option. Screening all of the latest releases out of Hollywood, Cinepolis is the spot to go when you're in the mood to relax with a big tub of popcorn and enjoy a few hours of entertainment on the big screen.

Nearby Accommodations

When you're deciding on a place to stay, it can often be helpful to learn about nearby lodging possibilities in order to better understand the region. You'll be able to find no shortage of other destinations to look at before coming to a decision, as this portion of Mexico offers vacationers a wide range of hotel and resort options. Consult the table below for a complete list of the hotel booking possibilities available in the vicinity.

Accommodations near Great Parnassus
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Ritz-Carlton Cancun 0.1 NNE 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Hard Rock Hotel Cancun 0.2 SW 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa 0.3 SSW 7.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
CasaMagna Marriott Resort Cancun 0.4 SSW 7.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Royal Sands 0.5 N 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Paradisus Cancun Resort 0.6 SSW 8.0 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Occidental Tucancun 0.7 NNE 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Aloft Cancun 0.7 NNE 7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Fiesta Americana Cozumel All Inclusive 0.8 SSW 8.1 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Villas Marlin 0.8 NNE 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
 

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