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.
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Toll Free Phone:
Disco / Nightclub
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby
Number of Pools: 5
Outdoor Pools: 5
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.
Green Fees: $49
Cart Fee: $34
Number of Courts: 12
Outdoor Courts: 12
Lighted Courts: 6
Court Fee: free
Raquet Rental Fees: Free
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
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
No handicap access in the rooms, the only facilities are outside. There is no adult beach but thereis an adult pool
1 BEDROOM VILLA
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 -
Balcony or Terrace
2 BEDROOM VILLA
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 -
Balcony or Terrace
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:
"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.
Babysitting Fee: $7.00 per hour
Advance Notice for Babysitting: At least 8 hrs.
I don't want to run this resort down because there are alot of good things to say about it. The staff are great but the hotel is a little run down. They are doing improvements as we speak. The room...
I don't want to run this resort down because there are alot of good things to say about it. The staff are great but the hotel is a little run down. They are doing improvements as we speak. The room was clean but the beds were a little uncomfortable. That being said we didn't pay very much so it wasn't a huge let down. The food wasn't very good by our standards and we are not very picky. The activities group was awesome!!! The beach was great as well. There is a huge language barrier not many of the staff can speak english. If you want a 3 star or better this is not your place.
Love the Quaint Spanish Architecture!!
Camping_Girl, Calgary, Canada
Mon Dec 29 01:43:15 EST 2014
Spent a week in a one bedroom villa (#133) Christmas week, 2014. Our room was lovely. It had been recently painted, even the kitchen table and chairs had fresh paint on them. We had 2 full...
Spent a week in a one bedroom villa (#133) Christmas week, 2014. Our room was lovely. It had been recently painted, even the kitchen table and chairs had fresh paint on them. We had 2 full bathrooms in our villa which was a huge plus. The room was incredibly clean. The patio was wonderful. The selection of English shows available on the TV was impressive. We had internet connection (not wireless) in our room and free wifi in the lobby. The a/c worked wonderfully, and we even had separate controls for the a/c in the master suite, which was a wonderful surprise. The woman cleaning our room for the week was absolutely fabulous.
Overall, my experience with this resort is fantastic. The rooms, public buildings and grounds were impeccably clean. The food and service were fantastic - throughout the resort. All staff we encountered were friendly and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable. Norberto at the adult pool bar was by far the best bartender on the resort. Huge thanks to him for the incredible service we received. The activity options are impressive. The paint ball is not being offered at the moment and there did not appear to be any horses around anymore. But we made use of the water slides and zip lines and the pool and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We witnessed the volleyball, basketball and tennis courts in use every day, along with the soccer field. The children's pool and play area was absolutely delightful. The adult pool was right next to our villa and was THE most perfect spot in the entire resort, IMO.
English was widely spoken on the resort in all areas where we spent time. Check in was a little difficult, as the young lady helping us could not speak one word of English. As I had only been in the country for a couple of hours at that point, my Spanish was a little rusty. But we got through it alright because she tried so terribly hard to be sure I understood her and we even managed to convey our need for an extra blanket, which was delivered within minutes of our request.
My complaints are as follows: It's difficult to enjoy a quiet drink after 10 pm as the only bar open after that time is the disco, which is more for the "under 30" crowd. The adult pool is open until 11, and is a fair distance from the other common areas so it would be nice if the bar there was open until later than 6pm every day. It's a pain to be there swimming and have to walk all the way to the other pool, to get drinks. Even 9pm would be a lot better than 6.
The resort does not have enough safe locks to supply all rooms. It took us 2 days and numerous trips to the front desk to finally obtain one. This is a *big* negative and is completely unacceptable. There is no excuse for this. We had no fridge in our room, even though the hotel's website states that rooms come with a fridge. This was a disappointment. Our 7 am wake up call was received at 7:15. This wasn't disastrous but could have been, if we hadn't allowed extra time when we calculated the desired time for the call.
By far the worst complaint I have is with the ridiculously loud music that blasts out every night, starting with the evening entertainment at 9:30 and ending at 2am when the disco shuts down for the night. And I mean ridiculous. Even in the shower, with every door and window in our villa closed and the water running I was still able to hear every word of every song. Fortunately I never travel without ear plugs. But unless you are planning on being completely hammered every day, sleep is going to be an issue for most people. I realize you can stay in a room far, far away from the restaurants, pools and bars and have a quieter sleep. But you shouldn't have to do that. Mobility is an issue for me so being in "the quiet zone" was not an option. Honestly, I enjoy a good party as much as the next guy, but the volume was insane. If you are looking for a quiet, sedate vacation you likely won't be happy here. Management would do well to give serious thought to dropping the volume a few decibels.
Having said that, as I stated, our overall impression of the resort was very favourable. I would definitely stay here again without hesitation (but I would definitely bring my ear plugs!). The resort is beautiful, and the staff are excellent. We saw painting and repair work being performed all over throughout the week, it is obvious that management is working diligently on keeping the resort in a good state of repair.
magoo21, alliston ON
Wed Nov 05 12:59:00 EST 2014
We joined my parents who vacation here year after year for a 2 to 3 week period. In 2012 my husband and toddler as well as my newlywed sister and her husband (in their 20's) joined my retired parents...
We joined my parents who vacation here year after year for a 2 to 3 week period. In 2012 my husband and toddler as well as my newlywed sister and her husband (in their 20's) joined my retired parents for a week. We went with no expectations. My mother is budget traveler - that can be worrisome. We knew it was a "Mexican resort" where mostly Mexicans vacationed and we had heard that it was spread out. And it was...
A fantastic Mexican experience! Not a 5 * resort but truly a great positive experience. Lovely staff, authentic Mexican cuisine, activity staff from all over the world, who tried very hard to please. Gracious bar staff who were quick to serve and remembered each of us. The activity staff tried their best to get us involved - despite the language barrier. The walk to the beach was long but worth it. The restaurant and fresh oysters and tequila on the beach were to die for.
Each of the staff members addressed my parents by name and were keen on getting to know us, They honestly treated my parents like family. They truly showed that they cared about my parents comfort. This made me feel better about my parents spending the winters here. My father is frail and knowing the staff are quick to respond gives me ease. This was was a great over all experience. We are excited to join my parents again for a short visit in 2015. We will bring both our kids this time with confidence.
Can't wait :)
Maggie and Jim - Mayra and Maisie
Check in....Check out same day!!!!
Amoredulce, San Leandro, California
Tue Apr 22 19:49:14 EDT 2014
When we arrived family was excited about our stay!! We entered our room and it was a different story!! My son slipped on wet floors in room and hurt himself! Horrible outdated rooms and property...
When we arrived family was excited about our stay!! We entered our room and it was a different story!! My son slipped on wet floors in room and hurt himself! Horrible outdated rooms and property!! Kitchen was half missing, bathroom sinks, light fixtures not functioning properly! The phone in our room was not working! Apparently ...they were working on the phone lines for a month per a worker at the hotel! So we decided to check out within a couple of hours of checking in...after hours of addressing issues with management!!! Grrrrr!! I will not recommend this so called all "inclusive hotel" to any of my friends!! Hope this is helpful to some of you!
great for price and family friendly
Fri Feb 21 20:59:18 EST 2014
Priced right for a family on budget...older property certainly in need of some updating and maintenance ...but friendly helpful staff and food made up for it. The good....price...clean...spotless...
Priced right for a family on budget...older property certainly in need of some updating and maintenance ...but friendly helpful staff and food made up for it. The good....price...clean...spotless grounds and pools....the bad ac worked in one room of 3, in both units rented....dated interior of rooms....plumbing not the best. If you want 5 star service at 2star resort this it. Many thanks to Leo from Australia here for work....enjoyable conversation...Thanks Leo....food was very good for this type of place. As I said....5star at 2 star=3star....don't expect what you don't pay fir and you will enjoy your stay. Although the AC issue should never be an issue....did not report it since we were only there 2 nights. Hint...take some bottled water and know a little Spanish.....
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