Gran Festivall All-Inclusive Resort

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Between the blue sea of the Pacific and the untamed mountains of Colima, discover the splendor of nature within a magical atmosphere at Gran Festivall All Inclusive, facing the tranquil Santiago Bay. Cradling the resort is a lush, 90-acre extension of golden sands, with the crystal blue waters of the Pacific Ocean shimmering in the distance. Relax in one of 514 air-conditioned, Mediterranean-style villas, situated across from a beautiful beach. Dine at five restaurants and enjoy unlimited tropical libations at five bars.

Dive into the cool waters of five pools, one exclusively for adults. The Adventure Circuit is sure to raise your adrenaline! Enjoy fun in the sun at the hotel waterpark with two Kamikazis and two regular slides, volleyball, beach soccer, tennis at ten courts, paintball, basketball, and more. Scale a vertical formation with rock climbing, try zip-lining, or take to archery and let arrows fly. Introductory scuba diving and snorkeling lessons are also available. Kids have their own getaway at the kids' club, where they will find everything for creative fun, security, attention, and happiness!

At night, enjoy live entertainment and dance at the disco as you spin and glide your way across dazzling laser lights. The Animation Team's mission is to ensure that you have a great time with fun-filled activities both day and night.
Gran Festivall is a tropical playground facing the calm, tranquil waters of Santiago Bay, 15miles from the International Airport and 7 miles from downtown.

Local Phone: 011-52-314-3310800
Toll Free Phone: 1-866-411-7070
Fax: 314-331-0865
Website Address:
Boutique Shops
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (5 miles)
Number of Pools: 5
Outdoor Pools: 5     
Swim-up Bar
The hotel offers a total of five swimming pools, including an adult pool, a water slide park, and a kids` pool.
La Mantarraya Golf Course
La Mantarraya Golf Course is an 18 hole, par 72 course designed by Pete and Roy Dye. It is located next to the Las Hadas, and has been ranked among the top 100 courses in the world.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $49
Cart Fee: $34
Caddy: Mandatory
Lessons Available
Number of Courts: 12
Outdoor Courts: 12
Lighted Courts: 6
Court Fee: free
Raquet Rental Fees: Free
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Other Sports: Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Gran Festivall consists of 514 one- or two bedroom Mediterranean-style villas built on a 90-acre extension facing the waters of Santiago Bay. Each air-conditioned unit features a living area and balcony or patio. The 90-acre extension completely surrounds the resort like a small town, and hotel features include five restaurants, four bars, nightly entertainment, massage area 2 the pool, skating ring, canopy and paint ball (fee for activities). Beach: The hotel is situated across from a lovely stretch of golden sand beach with its own Beach Club. Youmust cross a bridge in order to get to the beach area. Check-in: 5:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 514
Year Opened: 1979 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
No handicap access in the rooms, the only facilities are outside. There is no adult beach but thereis an adult pool
Queen or 2 twin beds, Private bathroom, Shower, Living room area with 2 studio beds, A/C, Balcony or terrace, Safe depsosit box, Satellite TV, Telephone
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Room Safe
Queen bed in one room and two beds in second bedroom, 2 private bathrooms, Shower, Living area with 2 studio beds, A/C, Balcony, Safe deposit box, Satellite TV, Phone.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Room Safe
Gran Festivall All-Inclusive Resort features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL-All
There are 5 Restaurants at Gran Festivall All-Inclusive Resort:
Alfredo`s - A casually elegant la carte restaurant.
Sol Y Mar - Buffet and snacks
Café de la Place - Buffet
Parrillada - Buffet
Blue Seagull - Buffet
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Non-Motorized Water Sports, Tennis, Soccer Field, Volleyball, Basketball, Gym, Beach Club, Archery.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Stage Show every night, Contests.
"The MiniClub" is an ideal solution for a perfect family vacation, offering a varietyof activities supervised by a specialized staff. Activities include arts & crafts, painting, swimming, and tennis lessons, and there is also a video room and nursery.
Applicable Ages: 2-12 years old.

Children's Facilities
Game Room
Babysitting Fee: $7.00 per hour
Advance Notice for Babysitting: At least 8 hrs.
Cribs available at no charge.

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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What to expect

TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Poor facility maintenance and not variety on the food
Manuel V, Guadalajara, Mexico
Thu Aug 03 11:33:28 EDT 2017
What I see is that the great time for this hotel is already finished. the rooms are too old and with an evident lack of maintenance, I see not intention to renovate it. the air conditioner in a big % is too old and needs to be replaced right away because the unique is producing is high noice and nothing more. the facilities in general is necessary to apply deepest maintenance and the menu must to be rotated more frequently. on my 4 days in this resort the food was the same and in my oppinion with very poor quality. The offer Internet but never works. No intention to visit it again anymore.

A Quick Getaway
gerryyohemas, Edmonton, Canada
Thu Apr 13 05:42:42 EDT 2017
We requested a room change and were lucky third time round. It only took an hour. Front Desk was very accommodating. The resort itself is beautiful, however; serious makeover of the rooms is required. The food was acceptable and the Italian restaurant was God sent. Regular evening entertainment was fantastic. Juan (adult pool bartender) and Moises (waiter) were fabulous. Beach is a short walking distance with a private bridge for easy access. Overall, my wife and I love Manzanillo and its people.

Three Star Resort - Five Star Service!
S and P F, Kamloops, Canada
Sat Apr 01 10:52:37 EDT 2017
We chose this resort because it was a great deal. There were so many negative reviews we really didn't know what we were going to encounter. We loved it! Definitely tired but there was visible evidence of renovation work going on. Pools and tennis courts were in very good condition. Renovated rooms were comfortable and spacious. Common areas were always clean. Food was good. Drinks were cold. Service was exceptional. Many local vacationers added to the Mexican experience.... We enjoyed this atmosphere. Adult pool was fabulous. Bartenders Juan and Isaias were awesome. Spoke good english. Front desk staff was fantastic as well. Fabulous sand walking beach. Nice big waves. #1 bus East gets you into town for 7 pesos. We took a bus 1 hr North to Barra de Navidad. (48 pesos/1 way). Worth a visit for beach, shopping and bars/restaurants. Lots of expats.

Mexican Resort for Locals - Not Canadians
Terra P, Ryley, Canada
Thu Mar 23 13:12:12 EDT 2017
This is the worst resort I have ever visited. We flew direct via Sunwing, which wasn't direct, it still had a stop in Saskatchewan, but since we got to sit on the Tarmac in the plane for 2 hours, it's considered direct "Via Regina" anyways..... The hotel was so run down, it is a bunch of villas that used to be a Club Med, but haven't been maintained in over a decade, probably two. There is only one restaurant and 2 snack bars and one a la carte. Everything else is closed or broken. At most 5 staff members there spoke enough English to make a sentence - all activities are in Spanish. The rooms were scary, outdated, and repainting seems to be their only form of maintenance. There is no wifi (although they tell you there is in the lobby, which does not work) There are no operational phones in the rooms, so if you want anything you have to walk to the front desk and hope someone is there that understands you. And they do not provide all. They will bring you an extra sheet if you complain enough - so plan to sleep with your towels for warmth and wear half your wardrobe. The A/C does not work, it's either on or off, no heat or cooling that you can control. They do not provide bottled water but will bring a big jug to your room if you can figure out how to ask for it. Our tv worked, but only 2 stations were in English, all entertainment is in Spanish - so it's fend-for-yourself every night to find something to do. The staff that did speak English asked us why we were there, only Mexicans, usually from The Guardalajara area, stay here. That was the hardest pill to swallow I think. No swim up bars, no bars for adults, the disco didn't even open on any nights we were there. Truth be told this trip - YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR -

Vacation Adventure
Linda S, Regina, Canada
Mon Mar 20 17:25:40 EDT 2017
We went with another couple for a two week vacation from February 22 - March 8, 2017 Sunwing first had us booked in a room way up on the hill which proved to be a challenge from the minute we got there, winding steep pathways, proved to be to much. We asked to move on the second day and had to wait for a couple of more days before being moved, once we were moved, it was a great location! next to the pool where it is next to all of the services the hotel offers. The Adult pool was a lovely retreat and we spent most afternoons meeting up with and visiting our new friends, and Juan the bartender there was very obliging and spoke perfect English. There was only one buffet restaurant opened while we were there which was a bit of a disappointment but, wow the food that place put out was impressive! The wait staff was always prompt and very friendly! Hola to Fransisco, Moises and Patricia Sadly, we only got to go to the Italian restaurant, the one al a carte operating while we were there, once. We did enjoy the Italian bar a couple of times and Francisco the bartender was a pleasure to talk with. We took advantage of the Zip line as well as the waterslides and had a fantastic time. The photo shop on premises was always doing a fantastic job and we did purchase quite a few of their photos of us, which to my surprise, they ended up posting on facebook and of course I shared from there, cool idea. The sports bar with Marucio was always fun after dinner, a game of pool is always good, and Marucio was always attentive and professional, and spoke fairly good english. The disco is open until about 2 am most nights and only made it there 3 or 4 times and it was great fun. The beach was fun, but needed to bring or buy a paddle board to be able to ride the waves as they were high almost the whole time we were there. The beach was amazing though, firstly, there is gold flecks throughout the sand, I'm told foolsgold, The sand is easy to walk on and you can go for miles! Beach restaurant was only ok, a bit of a disappointment as there wasn't many options. The beach bartenders were always attentive and working steady. Would I recommend this hotel, yes. The staff make the resort! They are always doing the best they can. Trips into Manzanillo are easy to obtain by going across the street and catching the #1 Bus as it drives all the way into the old historic center where there are many shops and restaurants. This was only 7 pesos per person! Remember this is a large resort, the staff are doing their best and if you are unhappy, talk pleasantly and you will get treated accordingly.

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