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

It can be difficult to decide which of Cancun's many activities are right for you. Fortunately, the JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa is an excellent place to stay if you plan to take advantage of the Yucatán Peninsula. This property offers an impressive variety of recreational possibilities, which means you'll have no shortage of intriguing activities to pick from throughout your vacation.

JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa has 4 pools, so don't worry about having to fight for enough space to accommodate your family. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is also situated adjacent to the shore, meaning that there are a lot of ways to spend time in the water through the course of your stay. For an even more comfortable way to enjoy the water, you might like the whirlpool on-site.

Since there's no promising that you won't over-indulge on Cancun's outstanding cuisine, this site can help you maintain your figure; you'll find everything you need at their on-site exercise facility.


Anyone who likes tennis will find an extra perk when staying at this property, since the tennis facilities — located on-site — offer a challenge, as well as a convenient outdoor activity. Guests shouldn't have any problems finding an open court, since there are 5 of them. Plus, the courts here are equipped with lighting so you'll never have to cut your match short.

Where else can you stay and play on-site tennis? You might want to check out similar accommodations, like The Royal Islander and Royal Caribbean.


Golf is a popular activity among visitors to Mexico, with the city of Cancun boasting some of its best sites, including 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 close by. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area include Iberostar Cancun Golf Course, Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, and Oasis Cancun Golf Club. All of which are within a mile and a half and the closest of the three, Paradisus Cancun Golf Club, is only a meager hike away from the lodging, so it won't be a bother to make stopping by for a few rounds of golf. The course has 9 holes. It is 893 yards long, and has been rated as a par 27. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (998) 881-1100.


While staying in Mexico why not try out a new recreational sport? There are a variety of different options available here, so you're sure to find a watersport that you can enjoy, regardless of your skills. The bullets below shows the watersports available at JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa:

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

Family Activities

If traveling with youngsters, you should definitely consider staying here at JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa, because it is known for its family-friendly amenities.

This vacation destination does have a game room, where guests of all ages can play arcade games and be social. Many travelers appreciate this property's organized children's program. This allows parents to relax worry-free, while the little ones meet up with other guests their own age. Some parents understand the rarity of a night without kids. Here, they offer parents the chance to go out by themselves, since they offer a babysitter.

Entertainment and Nightlife

This property offers a schedule of live performances, so even when guests stay inside for the night they won't miss the chance to see some of Cancun's best performers. Entertainment at this property is hosted about 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the specifics can vary with the season. If you want to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, contact the resort at (998) 848-9600.

Also, there are two bars on-site which are perfect when guests need to grab a cold beverage before the show, or before hitting Cancun's nightlife scene.

Variety is the spice of life. There are a few accommodations nearby that offer a small amount of nightlife options for you to choose from when you have experienced all that your own property has to share. These include the options displayed below:

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're in the mood to gamble, you can visit the closest casino, Playboy Club Cancun. You will find Playboy Club Cancun in a distance conveniently reached by taxi from JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa.


Vacationers should take a second look at this property if they desire a truly restful stay, considering this destination has a spa. This list has some of the available services:

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


Horseback riding is another activity that is available through JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa. Many visitors find riding to be a pleasant way to spend an afternoon in Cancun.

Shuffleboard is another activity offered on the premises. It's a good way to spend time with the family, meet other guests, or try something new.

The beauty salon is a convenient place to pamper yourself before a romantic evening.

In addition to all the activities found right on-location, travelers wanting to explore can find a multitude of exciting recreational opportunities in Mexico. Whether you'd rather relax on the beach or enjoy a round on the golf course, you will encounter plenty of other recreational opportunities nearby. Click on these pages to learn more about sightseeing, shopping, diving, fishing, riding a bicycle or scooter, snorkeling, and other activities.


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