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:
Sol Y Mar - Buffet and snacks
Café de la Place - Buffet
Parrillada - Buffet
Blue Seagull - Buffet
Alfredo`s - A casually elegant la carte restaurant.
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
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.

Great Staff and food
tmclac, Vancouver Island, Canada
Mon Feb 27 22:21:22 EST 2017
We enjoyed two weeks in February. We have traveled to many many all inclusive resorts in Mexico and Cuba. The food at the Gran Festival was some of the best food that I have had at a all inclusive. The grounds are the best in Mexico, love all the palm trees. The beach even with the short walk over the bridge is worth it. Great waves and sand. The staff are the best part of the resort. Even the grounds people would say hi and smile when walking past you. The front desk were very helpful we changed rooms after the first night to get a fridge and have my sister in the same room. The buffet staff always greeted us and were quick to bring drinks or clear away dishes. Our rooms were cleaned properly every day before noon. Yaun the pool bartender, good bartender nice guy. JB works outside the resort selling time shares to the Mexican people was very helpful giving us direction and information and advise.The best staff person is Fernando- the sport bartender. A good ,honest ,friendly , helpful all around great man. They are working on improving the rooms and someday this will be a 5 star resort. And yes there are a lot of Mexican family but remember it is there country and we are the guest. We met many nice people from Canada and from Mexico. I would go back to the resort again. Every year I look for a deal and the was one of the best.

Never again
Melanie B,
Mon Feb 27 10:36:26 EST 2017
*Pros* Price Learn Español Food was good when you can get it Decent beach *Cons* No english, service was geared to locals, the ants and bugs in the rooms were unbearable, no a/c, no fridge, no shower curtains, horrible smell in rooms, no room service, no pool bar, no food unless its breakfast lunch or dinner. If you're late you wait in line forever. Horrible liquor, instant coffee, no wifi, pictures are false advertising everything is old. And unkept. If I was in the mindset i was going to a dive, I would have been more prepared. Even the disco was all geared to locals. This is more of a mexican experienced opposed to a family get away.. I'd never go back even if i won a trip there.

Don't Listen to the Whiners!
Lindsay C, Estevan, Canada
Thu Feb 23 04:40:01 EST 2017
This was a fantastic resort. Rooms were clean and spacious. Food was great. Service was awesome.... no they didn't speak much english or french but remember you chose to go to Mexico. There were enough workers that were fluent in english if you needed. The pools were enormous and clean. They had a great adult only pool if you wanted. It was across the road from the beach but they had a walkway over the road. The beach was beautiful. There were more activities than was possible to do in a week. They had zip lining(at the resort, no need for an expensive tour), archery, tennis, volleyball, basketball , table tennis, soccer, waterslides. Suites had two air conditioners. The 200 rooms are central to everything. If you don't want to walk or do stairs you may want to be in the 100's though they are close to everything and could be noisy. Would go back again. Loved it.

Big complex, good food
Sukhdev K,
Mon Jan 23 05:02:43 EST 2017
This all inclusive hotel was quite ok for the cheap price it offers. Food was average food, service ok, the installations were not in their best shape (old, partly unrenovated). Specially the pool for kids had the floor in stone (not painted and it was very rough for the skin). If you are up for a good 10 min walk to the sea each morning from your room, it's quite ok. Not sure if we would come back next time..

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