Golden Parnassus Adult All-Inclusive

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2018 Exceptional Values
Honeymoon: Bottle of sparking wine, fruit basket and room upgrade (based on availability).

Situated on an unspoiled sandbar tucked between Nichupte Lagoon and the Caribbean Sea is one of Cancun's premier adults-only (18+) all-inclusive resorts. A beach resort devoted to the "in the moment" lifestyle, Golden Parnassus Adult All-Inclusive Resort & Spa is a resort where exclusive personal service and a sophisticated, yet casual, spirit offering the ultimate in relaxation.

From Deluxe Rooms to spacious Golden Room Suites, guests can relax in casual seaside elegance with breathtaking views of Nichupte Lagoon or the Cancun coastline and the Caribbean beyond. Each room has been beautifully appointed with a blend of modern comforts and authentic Mexican architectural and design elements. Delight in the diverse variety of restaurants and bars. Enjoy gourmet cuisine, expertly mixed cocktails and captivating views.

Whether you're planning an exhilarating day of recreational activities or looking forward to an evening of live entertainment, there's no shortage of things to do in and around the resort. For a relaxing getaway, surrender to the gentle embrace of the Golden Parnassus Spa, a sanctuary of health and well-being. Revitalize and purify yourself with relaxing treatments, facials, body wraps, hydrotherapy, and beautify yourself in the beauty salon.
In the center of it all, Golden Parnassus is just 25 minutes from the airport, 30 minutes from downtown and minutes from one of the best golf courses in the area. It offers direct access to the beach, and is close to shops, bars and discos.
Address: BLVD. KUKULCAN KM 14.5

Local Phone: +52-998-848-7550
Fax: 52-998-287-1415
Website Address:
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
Enjoy towel service in both the beach and pool area, scuba lessons in the pool, and there is poolside massage service (massages cost extra).
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Court Fee: Free of charge.
Raquet Rental Fees: Contact hotel.
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Hobie Cats: Additional Charge
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
Motorboats: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Other Sports: Non-Motorized watersports located at Aquaworld.
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
Sauna: Complimentary
Steam Room: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
Golden Parnassus consists of a 6 story pyramid shaped building nestled at the best white sandy beach of Cancun. This friendly adults-only resort caters to couples, honeymooners and singles. This Adults Only All-Inclusive beachfront property has 24 hour room service, mid-night snacks, four bars nightly entertainment, disco, tennis, fitness facility and spa (charges apply). Beach: Is situated on a white sandy stretch of Federal Beach with an on-site volleyball court. Enjoy drinks and snacks at the lively beach bar, or take the shuttle to nearby Aquaworld (2 min) for Snorkeling, Kayaks, Windsurfing, and more. Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 214
Year Opened: 1990 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
Must be at least 18 years of age. No spring breakers. WiFi is available at an additional charge.
Only steps from our Cancun beach, this beautifully decorated room offers uninterrupted views of the Caribbean from a private balcony. King or two doubles beds.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
Enjoy a bright, sophisticated decor and captivating views of Nichupte Lagoon from a private balcony. King or double beds.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
King bed, Balcony with ocean-view, Jacuzzi, Stocked mini-bar, Coffeemaker, Bathrobes & slippers, Sparkling wine & fruit basket upon arrival, One private in-room gourmet dinner (reservation required).
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
King bed, Balcony with lagoon view, Jacuzzi, Stocked mini-bar, Coffeemaker, Bathrobes & slippers, Sparkling wine & fruit basket upon arrival, One private in-room gourmet dinner (reservations required).
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
King bed, Balcony with ocean-view, Jacuzzi, Stocked mini-bar, Coffeemaker, Bathrobes & slippers, Sparkling wine & fruit basket upon arrival, One private in-room gourmet dinner, Complimentary Lagoon cruise (reservation required).
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe

24 hour room service is available. Delivery charge applies.
Golden Parnassus Adult All-Inclusive features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL
There are 5 Restaurants at Golden Parnassus Adult All-Inclusive:
Pier 12 - Seafood and pasta a la carte restaurant. Open for lunch and dinner (1:00 pm to 9:00 pm). The dress code is casual. No reservations required.
Paradise - Open for buffet breakfast (6:00 am to 11:30 am), lunch and dinner (12:00 noon to 4: 00 pm. Dress code is casual (shirt and shoes are mandatory).
Sumo - Japanese a la carte restaurant open for dinner. No reservations required. Dress Code: Casual. 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm.
Old Barn - Steak house a la carte restaurant open for dinner (6:00 pm to 10:30 pm). Dress code is casual, no reservations required.
Shangri - La - Gormet a la carte restaurant open for dinner (5:30 pm to 10:30 pm) dance floor and live music. Dress code: collar shirt and pants for men. No reservations required
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Our animation team makes daily activities and fun contests at the pool. Water aerobics. Beach volleyball.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Sixties bar open until 2:00am, show at the Galaxy Theater starting at 9:00pm. 7 theme shows per week. Nightly one way free shuttle to local night club.
Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
Hotel Average
What to expect
Food Quality
1705 Recommend
1705 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Golden Parnassus Adult All-Inclusive to their friends and family

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TripAdvisor Web Reviews
Based on 6750reviews
What to expect

Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Dec 04 2017
The hotel needs a lot of TLC. The employees were excellent and were right there when you needed something. the food was good but needed more options on food choices.
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First Time Stay
Oct 30 2017
I thought the property was very nice. It was my first time staying here with my family. The food was excellent and the staff was very accommodating. However, at check-in, the resort need to be more accommodating with guest (i.e., provide a temp room to bathe and change into comfortable clothing) instead of having them sit in the lobby 2+ hours waiting for their room assignment. In addition, with the pool being down for repair, there should have been music and more activities on the beach for the guest.
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Golden Parnassus Cancun
Aug 10 2017
Overall my hotel stay at the golden Parnassus was okay. The only issue was I wished Apple Vacations would have specified that golden Parnassus was not air conditioned throughout the hotel. It was extremely hot in the lobby area and in Paradise which was the International Buffet. The fact that check in was at 3 p.m. and I arrived around 12 p.m. was brutal because I had to suffer in that extremely hot lobby for 3 hours. So Apple Vacations definitely should have testified in the description of the hotel that it was not centralized air conditioning. My favorite waiter is was Julian who worked in Paradise, Jesus who was the bartender at the beer gardens and Daniel who was a waiter at shangria.overall it was a good time.
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Good but not Great
Jul 25 2017
Hotel needs a renovation in a bad way, pool cut my feet, paint is peeling and tiles are broken everywhere. The the staff was amazing as well as the food.
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The staff was there for us in our time of need..
Jul 04 2017
I read the reviews for this hotel before booking our trip. I am grateful I didn't give much value to the negative comments or reviews. The restaurants were good, never waited for a table. The tiki bar with Jesus every evening was a great time. I enjoyed the excerise classes in the pool. However, our 4th day into our vacation my husband has a heart attack. The medical staff was there immediately. Ambulance arrived shortly after my call for help. The concierge was amazing, sitting with me at the hospital to make sure I didn't need anything. My review would have been great before our emergency but I will not stay anywhere else in Cancun.
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Anniversary Getaway
Jun 24 2017
We had a great time at this hotel. Our goal was to reset and relax. All the staff was friendly and helpful, answered questions. Beach bars are great! Pool was clean and well maintained. Hotel is a little older but we had no issues with our room and the hotel is clean and well maintained.
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Jun 12 2017
Would we go back NO and a lot of people that we had talked to said the same thing. A group that had been there numerous times weren't happy with the service and said they would probably look for another resort. the buffet was terrible, the pier 12 was good but the service was very slow. The barn was ok my steak was tough and very small, my husbands was ok. The chairs by the pool and umbrellas were old and needed replacing not enough umbrellas. One older gentleman worked his tail off sweeping the pool area, very nice gentleman but spoke little English if any. Our room was not comfortable very cold and not what we expected for a golden room. I can't believe we were to be charged $10.00 for an extra bottle of water, after I complained they told us to come down to the desk and they would give us and EXTRA bottle if we needed it(all inclusive?)
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Great Parnassus
Jun 08 2017
The language barrier was an issue. Red flags at the beach the entire time was very disappointing and the lack of hot water for 24 hours inconvenient. I ordered a screwdriver drink and got a Mamosa after I tipped the bar tender. Bar tender could not tell the difference between a Long Island Iced Tea and a Long Beach drink. Language barrier was huge. Asked for hot water for tea and got a 'deer in the head lights look'.
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Overall review
Jun 01 2017
Hotel itself is dated but the staff makes up for any of those issues. We had a couple issues with cuts from pool tiles, All in all it was a very nice visit. We loved the smaller resort feel. We loved the food at Pier 12 but the portion sizes are very small and should be reconsidered. The Ole Barn...was our favorite.
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All inclusive
May 10 2017
The hotel and trip was great and service good. We do have one complaint that I hope can be resolved. The trip to airport from hotel was not very good. Our shuttle was to pick us up with the rest of our group, they did not. We were told we were not on the list to go. We waited as long as we could. Finally the hotel staff called us a taxi that cost us $30.00. This was very upsetting to an otherwise great vacation. We will be contacting you about reimbursement unless you contact us first.
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Great time at an affordable nice place
May 04 2017
Had a ton of fun. We were there with friends and were treated great. Walk around bar service was fast and always had a smile and a thank you. Food was good, Beach was clean, room was clean , Beach was very good size what more could you ask for. I would go back without a problem.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Like spending time with family
Mon Dec 11 13:12:02 EST 2017
As usual, the staff is who makes the Golden Parnassus such a wonderful place to stay. They go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. The improvements in menus and cleanliness was really noticeable this trip.

Great trip for our anniversary
beachgal440, Cleveland, Ohio
Mon Dec 11 08:26:01 EST 2017
Had our 20th anniversary 5 December so decided to spend it with our friends (the staff) at Golden Parnassus. This resort is great - wonderful beach, friendly staff, good choices for food and nice size rooms. We have been there a dozen times and it always a good time. Fonzy and Fermin at the Pool Bar are top notch - very talented bar tenders. Oscar at the buffet is always happy - such a joy to be served by him. We will be back again.

Great place to stay!
Mon Dec 11 08:25:15 EST 2017
This was about our 10th time visiting this property and we had a fantastic trip as we always do. We love the fact that it is adults only, The service is what keeps us coming back, you cannot beat the bartenders at this resort.(Fonzie, Fermin, Jose, Carlos, Jesus) We love the golden parnassus and would recommend to anyone who wants to have a good time with awesome people!! We will be back with a group in February of 2018, cant wait!

Great week of relaxation
Mon Dec 11 05:46:48 EST 2017
Had a great week or relaxation. Good food and drinks. Pool and Beach were nice and clean. Had a couple water issues while staying at the resort but everything was handled in a very timely manner. Shangri-La was a good dinner! All other restaurants were very good also.

Great getaway
Christie S, San Antonio, Texas
Sun Dec 10 13:59:18 EST 2017
Overall this was a great mellow resort. I've been to Mexico before and stayed at highend AI resorts. This was nice. I was disappointed that my friend's 1st experience in Cancun wasn't 5 star but she didn't mind but didn't have anything to compare it to. I was surprised that they offer wifey only with an upcharge. I think that's BS. You dont have any alcohol in your rooms or refrigerators so they offer 24 hour room service. You get 2 small bottles of water a day. If you ask for water at the bars you will get a cup and they do not offer bottled waters besides the 2 free bottles per day in your room. The food selections were very good. For a smaller resort and only having a few restaurants we were very pleased. The staff was amazing! They are such hard workers and always willing to please. I would definitely recommend this resort to those looking for a quiet place to relax.

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