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Golden Parnassus Resort

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Our Opinion

A pleasant and modest place to stay in Cancun. Really comfy rooms and suites. The team is super attentive staff ensure that your room is always clean and maintained regularly. The beach is spectacular. The pool pleasant. However, it is a bit smaller than other resorts available, so make sure that you reserve a lounger early in the morning to avoid having to fight for a spot. There are plenty of things to choose from with regards to food options. Overall, the quality of the food is good. Make sure to check out Pier 12 for their seafood and pasta. The bar drinks aren't bad neither. The bartenders are not sparing with their pours! The sister resort, Great Parnassus is a few minutes walk away. This location is really great for those who are wanting swim along a better beach.


Overview
An Adults Only 18+, romantic sanctuary ideal for couples, in Cancun's Hotel Zone, Golden Parnassus Resort and Spa boasts relaxing accommodations with dreamy beachfront balconies facing sparkling waters. Honeymooners booking the honeymoon package are greeted with a refreshing fruit basket and delicious sparkling wine. Mouthwatering à la carte restaurants await guests with a vast selection of cuisines from Oriental to International, with no reservations needed. Splash around in the beautiful freshwater pool or grab the shuttle to the nearby Aqua World Marina, with complimentary watersports including snorkelling and boogie boarding. Wind down in the wellness centre's sauna and steam room or simply treat yourself to a blissful spa experience, at an additional cost. This adult-only refuge offers guests a heavenly vacation from reality.
Location: Directly on the beach in Cancun's hotel zone, 20 min from downtown and the airport.

Highlights
  • All Inclusive resort for adults in Cancun
  • Rooms with private balcony with views
  • 24-hour room service
  •  Luxury amenities
  • Illuminated tennis court
  • Fitness center
  • SPA area with treatments
  • Theater and entertainment for adults

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Valerie C : El Paso, Texas, United States
Stay here!

It's smaller than the other properties but everything is very convenient and staff is so friendly and willing to help. Location is great, beach is clean including the sand. Did not have any trouble here.

  • josemI7306PR : Stockbridge, Michigan
medina

excellent service, good food, very relaxing ,adult only a plus, spa was very clean ,the old barn ,the pier 12 and paradise were the best for food and for drink of course the tiki bar over all I would go back for the third time we had a blast.

  • Rita S : Newark, Delaware
Disappointed

Hotel is old looking Rooms don't have refrigerator no wifi. You have to pay for wifi (about 15 dollars a day)You have to call room service for everything even ice So I guess you have to tip them for everything ( that gets expensive have for 5 days)I will not be staying here again!

  • CapnDonkey : Baltimore, Maryland
Utterly Great Service, Decent Accomodations

We went down to the Golden Parnassus for my 40th birthday with a group of 6. The main factor that brought us to Golden Parnassus was that none of us have children, and didn't want to deal with any during our trip. We used TravelZap to book, and they use Lomas Travel locally in Cancun. As soon as we deplaned, we met Gabo (Gabriel), our Lomas rep, who was OUTSTANDING. Friendly, funny, helpful. He got us on our shuttle, got us some cold beers, and we were on our way. We ended up booking 2 separate full day excursions to Mayan ruins through Gabo, which couldn't have been easier. Highly recommend Lomas Travel if you can get them in Mexico.As for the hotel itself? We'll start with the Pros:1. The Staff. Everyone, and I mean everyone was friendly and helpful. The waiters and bartenders remember your names and your favorite drinks and couldn't have been nicer and more pleasant. I recommend this place on the staff alone.2. The beach. It was clean, spacious, and had plenty of seating. Servers patrol the beach to get you drinks while you relax, and the beach vendors never hassled you once you said you weren't interested. I don't know if it was the season, but we didn't see a single mosquito the whole time we were there, and we were outside all night every night.3. The Shangri-La and Old Barn restaurants were fantastic, and the food was very good.4. The Tiki and Beachfront Bars. Jesus, Fermin, Eloy, and the others were awesome. They kept everyone happy, told jokes, and generally made everyone feel at home. Again, the staff here is the one thing that made me briefly consider joining their "club" and coming down 3-4 times a year.5. The Golden room. My wife and I upgraded from the standard room to a "Club Room Oceanview" but were upgraded on arrival free of charge to a "Golden Room". We were top floor, oceanfront with stunning views and ocean breezes. A bottle of sparkling wine and a fruit/cheese/chocolate plate were waiting for us, as well as an invitation to have a private meal cooked in our room upon request, which was awesome. We never used the Jacuzzi in our room, but only because we spent so much time out of our room with our group and the wonderful staff. Room was clean, and in good repair, if a bit outdated.Now, the CONS:1. I am so glad they upgraded us, because the other 3 rooms that our party stayed in were the "Standard" style room, which faced the back of the hotel, and were on the first, second and third floors. None of these rooms had the promised "Lagoon View", and instead lookd across at an old building. All 3 smelled strongly of mold, and even when asked to switch rooms (they gave two male friends one bed at first) the second room was just as moldy. All 4 people in those rooms came home sick. Thankfully my wife and I were in a Golden room that faced the ocean and was free of mold.2. The hotel itself is outdated, and it shows. The paint peels, the fixtures are dull, the TVs in the "Sixties" bar and Old Barn were old CRT monitors, and the feel was outdated and not modern, but certainly not "antique" either. Just, "not updated in quite some time".3. The food at the buffet style restaurants was merely ok. Not a true CON, but certainly not a PRO, hence its appearance on this list.4. The activities were pretty much the same every single day. Pool volleyball, beach volleyball, water aerobics, and a nightly show in El Teatro. The performers gave their all, and did a great job, but it felt very repetitive going 2 nights in a row. The sixties bar promised karaoke each night, and never actually delivered.5. The pool itself was ok, but I wish they had a swim up bar like most all inclusives I've been to. It sucked to keep getting out of the water to walk all the way across the pool deck to refresh your drink. If you go, bring your own YETI/RTIC/BubbaKeg, or purchase one of the reasonably priced BubbaKegs in their gift shop to carry around so you don't have to refill as often and it keeps your drink cold in the tropical temps.In general, we had a great time at the Golden Parnassus, and aside from the major issues of mold in the lower floors, we would have no issue going back, if they were to ever seriously upgrade the old rooms/bars/areas of this perfectly located hotel. The staff, from both Lomas Travel, and the Golden Parnassus made this trip wonderful, and I can't say enough about how awesome they were.

  • tam102017 : Hillman, Michigan
"Can't Wait to go Back!"

What an awesome place to vacation! Everything was great! It's beautiful and the wait staff was so caring and helpful; especially Gina, Oscar, Fonzy, Marianna, Roberto, and Martin! They felt like family. Not one complaint and would highly recommend this resort to family and friends.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • All taxes and gratuities
  • Food: Breakfast lunch and dinner (buffet, a la carte, or snack restaurants)
  • Domestic and imported open bar, unlimited consumption
  • Use of shared hospitality room for earlier arrivals or late departures
  • New Year's Gala Dinner
  • Sun beds
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Pedal boats
  • Canoeing
  • Snorkeling
  • Boogie boards
  • Introductory scuba diving lesson
  • Tennis
  • Use of bicycles
  • Mini-golf
  • Soccer
  • Sauna
  • Water aerobics
  • Daily and nightly activities
  • Nightly entertainment and contests
  • 214 rooms in one 6-storey building
  • 1 buffet restaurant
  • 4 a la carte restaurants: Seafood, International, Japanese and Steak House, dress code & reservations required
  • Snack bar
  • 5 bars including Beach bar, Sports bar and Pool bar
  • Disco (fee)
  • 1 pool
  • 2 Jacuzzis
  • 1 tennis court
  • Indoor mini-golf
  • Gift shop
  • Exercise room
  • Steamroom
  • Sauna
  • Beauty salon
  • Spa
  • Shopping plaza
  • Dive shop on-site
  • 18-hole golf course 10 minutes away
  • Meeting facilities (fee)
  • Business Services (fee)
  • Doctor on call (fee)
  • Dry cleaning and laundry service (fee)

ALL Room

  • Minimum Adults 1
  • Minimum Occupancy 1
  • Air-conditioned
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Climate control
  • Blackout drapes

Golden Club Oceanview Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 2
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Mini-bar
  • Oceanview
  • Jacuzzi in-room
  • Dining table & chairs
  • Coffee maker
  • Flat screen cable TV
  • Furnished balcony
  • 1 King bed
  • Bottle of sparkling wine and fruit basket
  • 1 private in room special dinner
  • Bedding type is never guaranteed, the type of bed is always subject to availability
  • 1 Cancun Queen Lagoon Cruise (Wednesdays only, reservations required and subject to availability)

Deluxe Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Occupancy 3
  • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • Lagoonview
  • Balcony
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Bedding type is never guaranteed, the type of bed is always subject to availability

Club Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 2
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Mini-bar
  • 1 King bed
  • Jacuzzi in-room
  • Dining table & chairs
  • Lagoonview
  • Coffee maker
  • Furnished balcony
  • 1 Cancun Queen Lagoon Cruise (Wednesdays only, reservations required and subject to availability)
  • Bottle of sparkling wine and fruit basket
  • 1 private in room special dinner
  • Flat screen cable TV
  • Bedding type is never guaranteed, the type of bed is always subject to availability

Club Oceanview Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 2
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Mini-bar
  • 1 King bed
  • Oceanview
  • Television
  • Dining table & chairs
  • CD player
  • Coffee maker
  • 1 Cancun Queen Lagoon Cruise (Wednesdays only, reservations required and subject to availability)
  • Furnished terrace
  • Bottle of sparkling wine and fruit basket
  • 1 private in room special dinner
  • Flat screen cable TV
  • Bedding type is never guaranteed, the type of bed is always subject to availability
  • Jacuzzi in-room

Deluxe Oceanview Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Occupancy 3
  • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • Television
  • Furnished balcony
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Bedding type is never guaranteed, the type of bed is always subject to availability

Restaurants

Paradise Restaurant

  • Buffet for breakfast and lunch
  • International Cuisine

Pier 12

  • A la carte for dinner
  • Seafood
  • Casual dress code

Old Barn

  • A la carte for dinner
  • Steakhouse
  • Casual dress code

Sumo

  • A la carte for dinner
  • Oriental cuisine
  • Casual dress code

Shangri-La

  • A la carte for dinner
  • Gourmet International
  • Formal dress code with oceanview

The Breeze

  • Snack bar for lunch
  • Late snacks

La Creperie

  • Snack bar for lunch
  • Sweet crepes, ice cream and desserts. Coffee and tea 24 hours

Bars

  • Dolphin Beach Bar
  • Tiki Pool Bar
  • Beer Garden Lobby Bar
  • Sixties Sports Bar



Honeymoon Bonus
  • A bottle of sparkling wine and fruit basket upon arrival
  • An upgrade of suite (subject to availability)

Please request at the time of booking. A marriage certificate must be presented issued no more than 45 days prior to arrival.

Bonus (Added Values)
Resort Inclusions:

  • Daily activities: aerobics, bicycles, ping- pong, tennis, volleyball, basketball, bingo, billiards in pool daily
  • Non-motorized water sports: introduction to scuba in pool, snorkeling demos, snorkel equipment and boogie boards at Aqua World
  • Activities in Marina Aqua World: Sailing, windsurfing, kayaks, pedal boats and equipment based on availability.
  • Daily shuttles to marina

Relax Resorts
  • Welcome cocktail at check-in
  • Express check-in
  • A 20% discount on spa services
  • A bottle of spirits in the room upon arrival
  • Unlimited à la carte dinners
  • Beach towels in your room
  • Late checkout (up to 4pm, subject to availability)

Perfect for Adults Vacations
Resort exclusively for adults aged over 18

  • All rated as "Ideal for Couples" by previous customers
  • Relaxes evening entertainment
  • Extensive spa facilities and options
  • Variety of choices of room type and location
  • Intimate and fresh surroundings
  • Style a la carte restaurants worth dressing up for
  • 85% or higher Previous Customer Approval Rating

Resort Location Map


  • Golden Parnassus Resort
    Cancun,Mexico

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Golden Parnassus Resort & Spa
Blvd. Kukulcan Km 14.5 Retorno San Miguelito, Lote 37, Cancun 77500 Mexico

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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