What's Near JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa

Often, choosing a hotel within walking distance of a good beach will ensure that you can take full advantage of the beautiful sand and water here. Fortunately, this property is located right on the water and sand, so you won't need to go out of your way to enjoy the pleasant coast. Several guests every year frequent this popular spot in Cancun, making for an active beach atmosphere; keep in mind, though, it can get a little too crowded for some visitors' tastes.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa was built directly on Playa Ballenas, hanging out at the beach is a popular pastime at this property. The waters off of the Playa Ballenas are sometimes rough, which make them less than ideal for swimming but beachgoers can enjoy outdoor activities like parasailing, tubing, and volleyball. Of course, more leisurely pursuits such as sunbathing are also encouraged and can be a great way to rest up between adventures. For guests who want some variety, the following options each offer something a little different. Click the names below to see more details:

Beaches Near JW Marriott
Beach Distance Direction Location
Playa Marlin 1.2 NNE 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Delfines 1.4 S 8.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun
Playa Chacmool 2.8 NNE 7.5 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun
Playa Caracol 3.4 NNE 7.0 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Playa Tortugas 3.4 N 6.8 mi. South of Isla Mujeres
Punta Nizuc 3.9 S 10.6 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun
Playa Langosta 4.0 N 5.3 mi. East of Cancun
Playa Linda 4.1 NNW 4.6 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun

Playa Marlin is the closest choice to consider near JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa. Because the waters around the Playa Marlin beach tend to be rough, swimming can be difficult and even dangerous off these shores. But the same conditions that make it dangerous for swimmers make it ideal for watersports, particulary sail boarding and parasailing.

Nearby Areas

Visiting areas that are close to your resort can act as a nice day trip, whether it's about trying their underrated nightlife, or talking to some locals about their way of life. JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa is located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in Mexico; it's eight miles (12 and a half kilometers) to the southeast of Cancun.

The areas found closest to JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa are listed below.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
downtown Cancun, Mexico 6.2 NW
Puerto Juarez, Mexico 6.9 NNW
Cancun, Mexico 7.9 NW
Sac Bajo, Mexico 9.4 NNE
Colonias, Isla Mujeres 10.2 N
Isla Mujeres 10.3 N
Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres 11.9 N
Riviera Cancun, Mexico 14.4 SSW
Puerto Morelos, Mexico 18.0 SSW

Nearby Attractions

Interactive Aquarium Cancun

JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa makes for an excellent locale for active visitors. There are many active pursuits to be discovered when starting at this lodging. Yes, this region touts a wide array of places to explore, such as Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey. The nearest attraction of the three is Cinepolis.

These provide just a sample of all your options; for more attractions in this area, see those shown in the table below.

Attractions Near JW Marriott
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cinepolis Movie Theater 5.4 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Parque De Las Palapas Park 6.2 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Iglesia de Cristo Rey Historical Site 6.3 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 6.5 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theater Cancun Movie Theater 1.6 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Interactive Aquarium Cancun Aquarium 1.5 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Movie Theatre Movie Theater 1.7 N 7.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Kids Park Benito Juarez Park 6.6 NW Downtown Cancun, Mexico
Pepe's Tigres Zoo 3.5 N 6.1 mi. East-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Yamil Lu'um Mayan Ruin Historical Site 1.7 NNE 7.5 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Ruinas del Rey Historical Site 2.1 SSW 8.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Museo Arqueológico de Cancún Museum -- -- 7.1 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Atlantida at Parque Nizuc Dolphin Encounter Service 5.2 SW 10.2 mi. South of Cancun, Mexico
Delphinus Dolphin Swim Dolphin Encounter Service 3.8 NNE 6.7 mi. South of Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Punta Nizuc National Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 4.0 S 10.7 mi. South-Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
El Meco Mayan Ruins Historical Site 8.8 N 4.8 mi. Northeast of Cancun, Mexico
Garrafon Reef Park Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 8.8 NNE 2.1 mi. South-Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Punta Sur Lighthouse Lighthouse 8.8 NNE 2.3 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Ekab Maya Ruin Historical Site 8.7 NNE 2.5 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Pirate Mundaca Park Park 9.5 N Sac Bajo, Mexico
Bluffs Trail Hiking Trail 9.4 NNE 1.4 mi. Southeast of Isla Mujeres
Dolphin Discovery Dolphin Encounter Service 10.3 N 0.6 mi. West of Isla Mujeres
Hiking Trails Hiking Trail 10.5 N 0.7 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
El Farito Lighthouse 11.0 N 1.5 mi. Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Caves And Arches Cave 11.3 N 1.4 mi. North-Northwest of Isla Mujeres
Fisherman's Statue Monument 11.7 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Lighthouse Lighthouse 11.7 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres Cemetery Historical Site 11.8 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres
Ixchel Goddess Statue Monument 11.8 N Downtown Isla Mujeres, Isla Mujeres

If you're looking for an enjoyable experience, Cinepolis might be a good choice. Screening all of the latest releases out of Hollywood, Cinepolis is the spot to go when you're in the mood to relax with a big tub of popcorn and enjoy a few hours of entertainment on the big screen.

Nearby Accommodations

Learning more about nearby hotel booking possibilities is oftentimes a good way to get a better feel for the area. Readers will find lots of other destinations to think about in the region, as this part of Mexico has a wide variety of resort and hotel options. View the following table to find a full listing of hotel booking options that are found in the area.

Accommodations near JW Marriott
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hard Rock Hotel Cancun 0.1 N 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
CasaMagna Marriott Resort Cancun 0.1 SSW 7.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Le Meridien Cancun Resort & Spa 0.2 NNE 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Great Parnassus Resort And Spa 0.3 NNE 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Gran Melia Cancun 0.3 SSW 8.0 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Ritz-Carlton Cancun 0.4 NNE 7.8 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Oasis Cancun All-inclusive 0.8 SSW 8.2 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Royal Sands 0.8 NNE 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Casa Turquesa Boutique Hotel 0.9 NNE 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
Tucancun Beach Resort & Villas 0.9 NNE 7.6 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico
 

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