What's your favorite thing about Golden Parnassus?

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  1. StaceyJerseyShoreGirl

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    Well, since I am a Golden newbie ... I just thought that I would start a thread to see what everyone likes most about the Golden Paranssus! I would love to hear tips, and or must-do's for our stay. Plus, I just love to hear stories of this place! I am seriously obsessed with everything Golden!

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    1. The bartending Staff! (carlos, fonzi, moises and Jose) And Rae at Aquaworld
    2. Small hotel....therefore you get to know most people in the resort and usually stay friends with them. and most i will meet in many many years im going back (thats why i go every St Patty's week)
    3. Restaurants. no reservation in ala carte restaurant. and Pier 12 has great seafood!
    4. Staff always likes me there and always helps out.
    5. Met the owner and reallllly nice easy going guy.
    6. Entertainment staff.....they are ok, but not as good as my old OASIS PLAYA entertainment staff.
    7. AGE crowd. no teeny boopers therefore, not getting worried on going to jail LOL jk (i like partying with older people. im 29)


    honestly, to sum it up...bartenders will always make you feel at home and also they people that goes there!
     
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    PS: next year, you should try going mid march. ive been to cancun in july, august, sept....and nothing can beat MARCH crowd.

    last year, i was at GP in march then again in Aug. it wasnt even close at all. it was almost like a ghost town in august.
     
  4. StaceyJerseyShoreGirl

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    Ever been there mid to the end of May? That's when I am going...
     
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    not in May but from what fonzi told me, its still rocking though. just different crowd
     
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    The Golden Parnassus......can only say we love it ! - I am as we speak getting ready to book our fourth trip - we keep saying we should try other resorts, but why ? When you have found something great why take a chance on something else:daveandmo:

    I am on TA every day and now have found Cancuncare to add to my list......our favorite thing about it ? too much to mention but we LOVE the smallness, the people are amazing......it actually feels like our second home ! great place to relax.....cant beat the beach, its awesome !
     
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    I agree with all of the above. The thing about GP is one week it is overly conservative and the next week you have some real party people. We have been to TTR several times as well as the GP.

    Our first two years about 30%-40% topless and lots of people at the tiki bar at night. Other years I owned the tiki bar at night. I think the nicer the weather the better the evening crowd at the tiki bar.

    March 1st - here we come.
     
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    1) No kids
    2) Tikki Bar
    3) No kids
    4) Great customer service
    5) No kids
    6) Entertainment staff
    7) No kids
    8) Affordability; good value for the price
    9) No kids
    10) Nice beach (relatively speaking)
    11) No kids
    12) Good variety of restaurants, none of which require reservations
    13) Nice rooms, balconies, views
    14) No kids
    15) Good pool scene
    16) No kids
    17) Central location in the Hotel Zone; not far from anything
    18) No kids
    19) Laid-back "adult" vibe with liberal toplessness (varies from week to week)
    20) Did I mention "no kids"?
     
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    HA! Love it!
     
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    Well atleast we know that you guys will be there to party atleast 1 night while we are there, so the tiki bar will be rockin with atleast 4 that night.....lol......It will drive me nuts if we get there on a week with no one partying........
     
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    Oh, we plan on making and bringing the party! LOL
     
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    Hell yeah......then we will join for that one day and keep it going for that whole next week then....LOL
     
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    The staff,
    The staff.
    Did I mention the staff?
    The hotel fits into that 3 star category, but with 5 star fun. If you participate.
    If you read the trip advisor negative reviews, they are either people complaining about the fun stuff (staff too loud, partying at night, games during day at pool "annoying" them) or they are people who went with unrealistic expectations (5 star hotel, yet 3 star price).
    We loved every minute of our trip, and that was despite ongoing renovations and some issues with restaurant. THe staff made up for everything...
    Returning with the same group in August.......
     
  14. Ishouldbeatthebeach

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    I fully agree with annieosanto!!
    The staff, the size, the beach, the crowd, entertainment staff and the friends we have made!
    This will be our 4th trip and it feels like home away from home now!
     
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    1) The waiters and bartenders
    2) How welcoming they are.... and every time you come back, they give you hugeeee hugs like family thats been away for a while.
    3) Great food! (Had some of the best breakfasts in my life there)
    4) Great pool
    5) Great sun
    6) Great guests (you'll get to know everyone throughout your trip. We get about 10 new emails every year and we stay friends with those guys forever! Plus they make great travel mates the following years)
    7) again, you are treated like royalty
    8) drinks aren't too watered down but also aren't too strong. they are perfect! :D
    9) Hot tub funnnn!!! Esp in the daytime! haha no on really knows whats happening under water! lol
    10) I lovee the palapas!
    11) PING PONG!!!
    12) Being able to go to the Great Parnassus and eat there for free. "Maison de Michele" is honestly SO amazing. must dress up. That place is delicious and definitely 5 star. The gym and spa at the Great is amazing too!
    13) Going out to the clubs with the stuff is double the fun you would have had, plus your own private area! :D
    14) Being able to tan in only my thong, even though I'm certainly not a twig.... and no one judging me! :D
    and my absolute FAVORITE thing about Golden?

    ..... drumroll please!!.....

    15) TEQUILA VOLLEYBALL! omg i could play all day every day!

    everything about this resort is awesome, minus the whole checking in and of course the checking out part! :D