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

Still not sure how to spend your time in Cancun? The JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa can provide everything needed to have an exciting time in this sun-soaked location. This location provides an impressive range of recreational opportunities, ensuring you'll have lots of fun activities to pick from during your vacation.

Since the resort has 4 pools to choose from, you shouldn't have any trouble finding a great spot to soak up some sun. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is also found right next to the beach, so there will be plenty of options when it comes time to spend time in the water throughout your stay. A long soak in the whirlpool on-location is another way to spend time in the water.

Since there's no promising that you won't over-indulge on Cancun's outstanding cuisine, this site can help you maintain your figure; there is an on-site workout facility for health-conscious guests.


Tennis fanatics will especially enjoy staying at this property, because the tennis facilities — located on-site — are fun for all ages and skill levels. Players probably won't have much difficulty claiming a court, since there are 5 tennis courts here. Plus, the courts here are equipped with lighting so you'll never have to cut your match short.

To see more choices like this, you can take a look at similar sites with this activity, like The Royal Islander and Royal Caribbean.


Golf is a popular activity among tourists in Mexico, and Cancun claims many of the most attractive 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.

Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are other golf courses nearby. Notable courses in the area include Iberostar Cancun Golf Course, Oasis Cancun Golf Club, and Melia Cancun Golf Club. All of them are within a mile and a half and the nearest one of the group, Melia Cancun Golf Club, is just a meager trip away from the lodging, so it won't be troublesome to make stopping by for some rounds on the links. You can play9 holes at this course. 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, the course can be contacted at (998) 881-1100.


While visiting Mexico you may want to try out a new recreational sport. JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa offers a number of different options, so you can be sure to find an enjoyable aquatic activity, regardless of your skills. The following list shows the watersports available at JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa:

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

Family Activities

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

This vacation destination does have a game room, where both kids and their parents can blow off some steam. Families with jam-packed itineraries will appreciate the kids' program, designed for young guests. It ensures that parents can have some time to themselves, while the little ones meet up with other guests their own age. Some parents know the rarity of a night without their children. At this hotel they offer parents the chance to explore by themselves, since they offer babysitting services.

Entertainment and Nightlife

After a long day of tours and travel, find your way back to your accommodation and settle in for an entertaining evening; it's a fun and convenient experience, because JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa offers on-site entertainment. Expect to find entertainment about 7 days per week. Needless to say, the details can vary seasonally. If you'd like to learn more about their on-property entertainment, you can reach the resort at (998) 848-9600.

There are also a couple of bars on the property, where guests can unwind with delicious, tropical cocktails and mingle with other guests before the show.

Although the accommodations nearby yours do not have the highest ratings with regards to nightlife, you will find more options than are offered onsite shown 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
Gran Melia Cancun 0.7 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 3 check
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 try your hand at some games of chance, visit the nearest casino, Playboy Club Cancun. This one is located three and a half miles from JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa.


Not all sites in Cancun have a spa on the premises, but JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa is one of the pleasant properties that can provide its visitors a nearby place where they can enjoy a brief moment of utter relaxation. The list below has some of the services that are available:

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


One of the most anticipated activities on-site is horseback riding. This pastime is very popular with visitors, especially since Cancun provides such a beautiful backdrop.

Guests can also entertain themselves with a game of shuffleboard. This pleasant outdoor activity is a good way to meet other guests or spark a little competition.

The beauty salon on the property makes it simple to get your hair and makeup done for a formal dinner or a special night out.

Though there's a lot to do on the grounds of this property, guests wanting to do some exploring will appreciate the many exciting outdoor attractions in Mexico. No matter if you would rather spend time on the beach or enjoy a round of golf, you can find lots of other options for recreation in the region. Click on these articles to read more regarding sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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