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JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa

3800 W. Starr Pass Boulevard · Tucson, Arizona 85745 USA

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Activities

Many one-of-a-kind experiences await you at Starr Pass and around our area. Just let us know what you are in the mood for either before you arrive or while you are our guest and we will accommodate any activity you wish to enjoy.

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Mitakuye Oyasin (Mee-tah-kay Awe-sin) Morning Ritual

We invite you to join us each morning on the Salud Terrace to participate in a traditional Native American ceremony and unique Sonoran Desert experience. During our morning ritual, the warming sunrise, the Native American Flute, burning your own sage prayer tie and an eagle feather blessing will inspire you to see your life from a higher perspective.

 

Begin each day by reflecting on the connection we all have with nature and each other, finding focus and creating lasting memories.  In a ritual that is centuries old, you will have the opportunity to make your intentions known to the universe through the traditional burning of sage.

 

Experience our morning ritual and discover “Mitakuye Oyasin.”

 

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Biking

STARR PASS BIKING

Your adventure starts here with an escorted Mountain Bike ride among majestic, Saguaro-filled hills known as the Tucson Mountain Park. Within minutes you'll feel transported back to a time when men and women lived off the land and relied on the desert habitat for survival.

 

Whether it's your first time cycling in many years, or you're looking to work a few miles into your fitness plan, we can provide a ride to suit your needs. Extreme to sublime. It's your choice.

 

MOUNTAIN BIKING

Hammer the hills, or enjoy a leisurely cruise. Formidable climbs or flowing flats. It's your choice. The diverse basin and range topography of the Southwest region offers a wide variety of terrain options featuring fun, rocky, hilly, double track and single track biking; rides with searing climbs and perilous descents, or rides through gently rolling grasslands on dirt roads. It's no secret why top athletes and savvy travelers place Tucson high on their list of favorite places to train or play in.

 

Whether it's your first time cycling in many years or you're looking to work a few miles into your fitness plan, we can provide a ride to suit your needs. Extreme to sublime...It's your choice. Mountain biking outside of Tucson offers many diverse and fun adventures. Southwest Trekking has supplied thousands of guided biking trips in an around the Tucson area. When it comes to mountain biking in Tucson, Southern Arizona, The Southwest and Mexico, we know the best trails available. Come join us for a custom guided adventure.

 

JW Marriott Starr Pass works with, Southwest Trekking based in Tucson, an outfitter guide service that has been supplying professional guide services for over 15 years in Southern Arizona. Guides are trained and experienced to facilitate you with a positive experience. We can and will adapt to your needs and ability.

Southwest Trekking

Southwest Trekking 

Tuscon Mountain Park 

 

HIKING

Arduous journeys. Some call it hiking. We prefer to call it trekking. Where we go, is not always easy. It is work, and sometimes hard work, but with many rewards. The Southwest region awaiting you offers much more than what many imagine deserts to be. The diversity of flora and fauna found in this region affirm the harmony of nature.

 

We have hikes right out our back door. We offer a diverse selection of trails that start on property. Whether you explore on your own or contract with our guides, you will appreciate the beauty of The Sonoran Desert.

 

JW Marriott Starr Pass recommends Southwest Trekking guide services. Hiking outside of Tucson offers many diverse and fun adventures. Southwest Trekking has supplied thousands of guided hiking trips in and around the Tucson area. When it comes to hiking in Tucson, Southern Arizona, the Southwest and Mexico, we know the best trails available. Come join us for a custom guided adventure.

 

 

TRAIL RUNNING

Join us for an early morning awakening of body, mind and spirit. Running on earthen trail, you experience the desert stretching out before you. JW Marriott Starr Pass recommends Southwest Trekking guide services. Guides are trained and experienced to facilitate you with a positive experience. We can and will adapt to your needs and ability. Come trek with Southwest Trekking, the professional guide service.

 

ROCK CLIMBING

Rock climbing is only a short drive from JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort. The Santa Catalina Mountains have become a popular destination for climbers around the world. However this unique range, with quality rock from elevations of 3,000 feet through 9,000 feet, has remained a haven for solitude and a true wilderness experience. Come climb with us in the beautiful Coronado National Forest, all levels of experience welcome.

Blur Teen Lounge

Full of the latest games, technology, movies, and funky furnishings, Blur Teen Lounge offers guests ages 13 to 19 a fun place to relax, kick back and network during their stay at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa.

 

Blur Teen Lounge features:

  • Two Apple iPad 2’s for teens to access their email or social media accounts
  • An Xbox 360 game system with the latest motion-tracking Kinect games
  • A new PlayStation 3 Move game system with motion gaming technology
  • Two 42-inch mounted LCD HDTVs for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 gaming area
  • A movie area with a 46-inch LCD HDTV and a library of DVDs
  • Comfy couches and lounge chairs Full access to the lounge and all of its features is available on the weekends.  See activity guide for exact days, times and cost. Parents may enter only when accompanied by a teen.

Rising Starr Kid's Club

JW Marriott Starr Pass wants every family to have the experience they are looking to achieve. We know every family varies in size, ages and interests; all things we are able to ensure an experience providing memories.

 

For our Rising Starr guests, the Rising Starr Kids Club makes a half day or day of activities playing and outdoor time for the kids, while the parents relax, and enjoy the spa and some quiet time.

 

Our restaurants also offer kids menus that are specially designed to ensure our youngest guests have the experience we want them to remember.

 

Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos, or "Day of the Dead," is a holiday celebrated around the world to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. It is celebrated annually at Starr Pass and we invite you to join us. Learn more about this year's celebration below.

 

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Romance

Spend your romantic retreat with us. You and your loved one can custom tailor your time at JW Marriott Starr Pass by playing golf, having spa treatments and dining in a multitude of restaurants. Your weekend is what you make of it, but it is guaranteed to be memorable.

 

JW Marriott Starr Pass offers a team in- room service that can assist in getting anything from Champagne and Strawberries to in-room dining, to provide that intimate private dining experience.

 

We are here to ensure your evening or weekend is full of fun, laughter and romance. We are here to help in all the planning, or just to guarantee you the service and pampering you and your loved one desires.

 

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