What's Near Great Parnassus Resort And Spa

Many people plan to spend their holidays in Mexico just for the spectacular beaches that the area is so proud of. If you or your group are big beach fans, Great Parnassus Resort And Spa is just what you are looking for. This lodging is located right on the water, so visitors can spend as much time as they like in the sun if that is what they want to do.

Nearby Beaches

Of course, since Great Parnassus Resort And Spa is located right on Playa Ballenas, hanging out at the beach 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 vacationers who are eager for some variety, its not difficult to find another beach to experience. Click the names below to learn more:

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

One of the most convenient options is Playa Marlin. 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

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your resort can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether it's for enjoying a night out in the area, or finding an incredible local restaurant. Great Parnassus Resort And Spa is found in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in Mexico; it is eight miles (12 and a half kilometers) to the southeast of Cancun.

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

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

Vacationers who want to be in the middle of the action during their stay in Mexico will find that Great Parnassus Resort And Spa makes a great home-base to start their excursions. You will soon notice that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, such as Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey. The closest of the three is Cinepolis.

To keep your entire group happy, you may need to browse several of this area's attractions, many of which are 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
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 6.3 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theater Cancun Movie Theater 1.3 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Interactive Aquarium Cancun Aquarium 1.3 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 1.4 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
El Farito Lighthouse 10.8 N 1.5 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
Lighthouse Lighthouse 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 a place where you can while away some free time, Cinepolis is an option worth considering. 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 choosing a location to stay in, it's often worthwhile to learn more about nearby accommodation options as a way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You'll find no shortage of other places to look at prior to making a decision, as this section of Mexico offers guests an impressive variety of hotels and resorts to pick from. The table below contains all of the booking possibilities found close-by.

Accommodations near Great Parnassus
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Le Meridien Cancun Resort & Spa 0.1 SW 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
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
Casa Turquesa Boutique Hotel 0.6 NNE 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Gran Melia Cancun 0.6 SSW 8.0 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Tucancun Beach Resort & Villas 0.7 NNE 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Aloft Cancun 0.7 NNE 7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
 

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