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Taste of Yucatan + Great Parnassus

4.5 stars

uxmal + cancun beach, cancun

The Experience

Overview The Mayan Culture reigned on the Yucatan Peninsula, on the Southe Estern side of Mexico, enclosed by the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It was in this area, where the Mayans reached their superior degree of development.

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 Included flights

 UK Departure

  • Departs: london
  • Arrives: cancun, Mexico

 Return Flight

  • Departs: cancun, Mexico
  • Arrives: london
 Day 1 to 3

Taste of Yucatan

4 stars
  • As Per Itinerary
  • As Per Itinerary
  • Travel in comfort on this fantastic holiday
  • Highlights of this great tour
  • Journey through the heart of the Yucatan region

The Mayan Culture reigned on the Yucatan Peninsula, on the Southe Estern side of Mexico, enclosed by the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It was in this area, where the Mayans reached their superior degree of development. Nonetheless, the Mayan Civilization covered a vast extension, from Mexico's Southern Pacific Coast and all the way in to Central America. Traces of Maya nomad settlements date back to 1500 BC. We distinguish mainly 3 Mayan periods of social and urban development: Nomad, Mayan Pre-Classical and Mayan Classical. These periods are relatively evident in their building techniques, their carved inscriptions on their pyramids, buildings and temples. The Mayans developed a structure of writing, using hieroglyphs; and so kept record of Mayan findings in mathematics, architecture and astronomy.

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 Day 3 to 8

Great Parnassus

5 stars
  • Deluxe
  • All Inclusive
  • Great dining opportunities and a range of bars
  • fabulous water park and clubs for the kids
  • beachfront location in cancun hotel zone

Great Parnassus Resort and Spa is set by the beautiful Playa Delfines, overlooking the Caribbean Sea. This resort truly offers something for everyone - you can laze on the beautiful beach, scuba dive in the crystalline waters, play miniature golf or enjoy a pampering spa treatment. Great Parnassus is ideal for families with a wide choice of restaurants and superb facilities for children. There is a water park complete with a pirate ship and slides as well as clubs for babies, kids and teens. The spacious guest rooms feature a private balcony with ocean views and this resort also offers family rooms. Great Parnassus offers an unforgettable experience for both a relaxed family holiday and a romantic holiday by the beach.

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TripAdvisor traveller rating

3.5 stars 65%

based on 4885 reviews

The Holiday Place customer rating

4 stars

4/5 from 32 reviews

We had an brilliant time! Great service and value for money

Christine Burford reviewing Great Parnassus (13-Dec-2014)

£1319 per person

Price for 7 nights, 2 Adults flying 24 January 2017 from Heathrow with Delta Airlines
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Price for 7 nights, 2 Adults flying 24 January 2017 from Heathrow with Delta Airlines