Welcome to Great Parnassus Family Resort

The Perfect Vacation Destination in Cancun

The family friendly ambience and exhilarating amenities of Great Parnassus Family Resort make it easy to enjoy the casual, laid-back spirit of the Mexican coast. Overlooking the best beach in the Cancún Hotel Zone, we are the perfect vacation destination with an enviable oceanfront setting, all-inclusive convenience and every luxury imaginable. Just steps from your beautifully appointed suite, you'll find plenty of fun, including four stunning beachfront pools, a pirate-ship-themed water park and water slides where imaginations run free, unforgettable kids club activities and more. While the kids are at play, adults can sneak away for a workout in the modern Gym, an indulgent spa treatment or a few quiet moments by the tranquil adults-only pool.

For all ages, the very best of Cancún awaits at Great Parnassus Family Resort. Rediscover how special family time can be.

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Rio Secreto Underground River

Distance from hotel: 45 miles From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

Observe natural history dating back millions of years at this stunning underground river , featuring thousands of dramatic stalactites and stalagmites. Hike and swim on a guided tour down this unforgettable waterway. 

Underwater Museum of Art (MUSA)

Distance from hotel: 7 miles From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

Built in 2009, this unique underwater museum consists of over 500 permanent life-size sculptures that form part of a complex reef structure for marine life. View the museum from a glass bottom boat or on a snorkeling or scuba diving excursion. 

“El Rey” Mayan Ruins

Distance from hotel: 1 mile From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

The “El Rey” Mayan Ruins are among of the most significant archeological sites in Cancún. This former Mayan town is home to hundreds of iguanas today, so be sure to bring your camera. The ruins are open for exploration between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Garrafon Park

Distance from hotel: 25 miles From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

Located just 25 miles from the hotel on Isla Mujeres, Garrafon Park is famous for its beauty and outstanding recreational activities. This is the place to go kayaking, snorkeling, zip-lining, bicycling, swimming with dolphins and more. 

The Tulum Archaeological Site

Distance from hotel: 80 miles From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

Dating back 700 years, the enchanting Mayan ruins of Tulum boasts a beautiful beach and is the only Mayan city built on a coast. The ruins feature a castle overlooking the sea and a temple with ancient murals. 

Plaza Forum – Entertainment Area

Distance from hotel: 5 miles From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

Located in the heart of Cancún, Plaza Forum is the city’s foremost shopping and entertainment district. Enjoy dozens of shops, restaurants, nightclubs and more. 

Ventura Park

Distance from hotel: 5 miles From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

Plan a day of fun in the sun at this amusement and waterpark overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Ventura Park is home to rollercoasters, zip-lines, dolphins, a wave pool, slides, a go-kart track, game center and more. 

La Isla Shopping Mall

Distance from hotel: 4 miles From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

This upscale shopping mall offers all the top international brands, as well as boat rides, a family entertainment center and an interactive aquarium where you can swim with dolphins and sharks.

Mayan Museum

Distance from hotel: 0.6 miles From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

The beautiful and modern Mayan Museum features 350 archeological artifacts that were painstakingly collected over 30 years, including 14,000-year-old skeletal remains. 

Playa Delfines

Distance from hotel: 1.7 miles From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

Escape to this peaceful beach, located just beyond the bustle of the Hotel Zone. Playa Delfines translates to “Dolphin Beach” and is one of the best places around to spot these playful creatures. Parking is free and there’s no fee to enter. 

Cobá

Distance from hotel: 142 miles From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

This ancient archeological site is well worth a day trip. Between 200 and 800 A.D., Cobá was one of the biggest metropolises of the Mayan world. The settlement has over 6,500 structures, but only three groups of excavated buildings are open to visitors. Highlights include a “church” pyramid, Mayan stelae monuments, a temple with wall paintings and one of the tallest buildings in the Mayan area. 

Xcaret

Distance from hotel: 80 miles From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

Xcaret is an eco-archaeological park where you can experience the best of Mexico all in one place. The park features more than 50 exciting things to do, including a traditional Fiesta Charra, Mayan ball game, jaguar and butterfly exhibits, snorkeling, swimming in an underground river and swimming with dolphins. 

Chichen Itza

Distance from hotel: 131 miles From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

Chichen Itza was one of the largest Mayan cities and features a wide range of ancient architectural styles. With an estimated 1.4 million visitors every year, Chichen Itza is one of the most popular attractions in Mexico. 

Cozumel Parks

Distance from hotel: N/A From Hotel
Destination at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

Fly or take a ferry to beautiful Cozumel Island, located just 51 miles south of Cancún in the Caribbean Sea. With amazing snorkeling, white sand beaches, archeological sites and museums, Cozumel’s parks are a must-see.

Great Parnassus Family Resort

Contact at the Great Parnassus Family Resort Cancún Mexico

Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 17
Lote 52-04. Hotel Zone
Cancún Quintana Roo, Cp. 77500
Mexico

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