Things to See and Do While Staying at JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa

With so many attractions and vendors vying for your attention, choices throughout Cancun can be overwhelming. The JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa will provide numerous ways to enjoy this delightful area. This property provides an impressive selection of recreational possibilities, ensuring you will have lots of interesting activities to choose from throughout your stay.

JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa has 4 pools, so everyone will experience less hassle when seeking a spot to lounge. A big plus for many vacationers is that this accommodation is also located adjacent to the sea, so there will be many ways to spend time in the water throughout your stay. Plus, when it isn't too hot outside, the whirlpool here can feel particularly soothing.

Guests here won't have to put their exercise routines on pause; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


Those of you who play tennis might want to consider staying at this property, because the on-site tennis facilites are fun for all ages and skill levels. Players likely won't have to compete with other guests for a court, considering that there are 5 courts on-site. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset.

If you want to weigh all your tennis options, you can compare JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa to other tennis properties, like The Royal Islander and Royal Caribbean.


Golf is one of the best-liked pastimes, not just in America, but among visitors to Mexico, and Cancun has some spectacular sites, like the course at JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa. This resort invites you to enjoy a few holes at their on-site course.

If you like to have a variety of golf options available to you, there are other choices nearby. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area are Oasis Cancun Golf Club, Iberostar Cancun Golf Course, and Paradisus Cancun Golf Club. Each is within a mile and a half and the closest of the bunch, Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, is just a quick hike away from the property, so you can make stopping by for a few rounds of golf. This course has 9 holes total. It is 893 yards long, and has been rated as a par 27. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, contact the course at (998) 881-1100.


A trip to Mexico can be the perfect opportunity to try your hand at a new recreational sport. There are a variety of different options available here, so you are sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, even if you've never done it before. The bullets below names the watersports offered at JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Plan to travel with the whole family? Then don't overlook JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa, as it has your choice of several family-friendly amenities.

The site has a game room, an enjoyable diversion for guests of all ages. There is an organized children's program at this location, with activities to keep your kids busy and happy. It offers a good excuse for parents to have some alone time, while the little ones have supervised fun with other guests their own age. Most parents know the value of an excursion without children. At this hotel they give parents the opportunity to go out by themselves, since they offer babysitting services.

Entertainment and Nightlife

This property offers a schedule of live performances, so even when night owls opt to stay in for the evening they won't miss the chance to see some of Cancun's best performers. Live entertainment is typically available 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you'd like to learn more details, call the front desk at (998) 848-9600.

Plus, there are a two different bars so it's extremely easy for guests to have a drink and meet up with everyone before going out for the night.

Crave variety in your nighttime activities? You can visit some of the other accommodations in the area to find out what they have to offer, such as in the following chart:

Accommodations near the JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Hard Rock Hotel Cancun 0.3 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 5 check
CasaMagna Marriott Resort Cancun 0.6 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 --
Le Meridien Cancun Resort & Spa 0.2 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 1 --
Great Parnassus Resort And Spa 0.1 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 11 check
Paradisus Cancun Resort 0.7 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 7 --
Ritz-Carlton Cancun 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 check
Oasis Cancun All-inclusive 1.2 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 9 check
Royal Sands 0.4 mi. North-Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 4 check
Casa Turquesa Boutique Hotel 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 --
Tucancun Beach Resort & Villas 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 5 check
Omni Cancun Hotel & Villas 1.4 mi. South-Southwest of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 check
Aloft Cancun 0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 --

If you want to enjoy some of the same glitz and glamor you'd associate with Las Vegas, visit the nearest casino, Playboy Club Cancun. This one's just three and a half miles north from JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa.


Vacationers should think about staying here if they crave deep relaxation, because this destination has an on-site spa. This list has some of the services that are available to guests:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


Horseback riding is another activity that this site offers. Since the weather is nice year-round, horseback riding is a pleasant experience at any time.

Shuffleboard is another activity offered on the premises. It's an easy way to meet other guests, spend quality time with the family, or take a break from tiring off-site excursions.

The beauty salon offers both a convenient and calming place to prepare for a romantic evening.

Though there's a lot to do on-site, guests who want to get out 'n' about will find no shortage of interesting recreational opportunities in Mexico. Whether you are looking to lay out at the beach or enjoy a couple rounds of golf, you'll encounter plenty of other options for recreation in the surrounding areas. Click these links to read more concerning riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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