Area & Activities

Surrounded by the bucolic vistas that breathe life into the heart of Texas, JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa is a carefully cultivated retreat that will leave you with replenished spirits. Nestled among 600 rolling acres of scenic oak-covered hills, our stunning resort provides an all-encompassing experience, impeccably designed by our dedicated team.

Discover all that makes Hill Country such a unique escape. Rich with the history of San Antonio, this stunning landscape combines the culture of the city with a rejuvenating oasis. Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation or a little of both, you’ll find it as you venture out to experience the amazing sights of the area. Here, every moment affords you the opportunity to embrace the abundant majesty of the Southwest.

Knibbe Ranch - Texas Longhorn

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Kids Night Out

While parents are away the kids will play! Enjoy a parents’ night out where kids participate in activities and games while mom and dad are relaxing amid a multitude of resort amenities. Cost: $70 per child with dinner included, ages 4-12. Please note that at this time, this activity is unavailable to guests.


An old camping tradition reintroduced! Come join in the fun singing old classics while enjoying the night skies and creating delicious, customized s’mores using an array of toppings. Mamma don’t let your babies grow up to be cowboys. See weekly guide for location, dates and times. Complimentary for resort guests.
Knibbe Ranch - Texas Longhorn

Zoomagination Wild Animal Experience

Touch, feel, and learn about some amazing animals from around the world. This up close and personal animal show is sure to create lasting memories for the whole family. Open to all ages. Complimentary. See Experience Guide for times and location.

Slime Factory

Kids of all ages are invited to mix simple ingredients of water, glue and liquid starch, and add their own colors and embellishments for a squishy souvenir.
Outdoor Fun


Our astronomer will provide an overview of the night sky in Central Texas. You will learn fun facts about our solar system, its planets, their moons and the universe. Learn how a telescope works as well as learning all of the tools that an amateur astronomer needs to explore the universe! This activity takes place in our backyard and is fun for all ages. Complimentary for resort guests.

Please note that at this time, this activity is unavailable to guests.

Build your own Butterfly House

The JW Marriott is along the Monarch butterfly migration path from North America to Central Mexico. If their wings get tired during their trip, your butterfly house may be the perfect resting place.

Please note that at this time, we are inviting guests to build a birdhouse instead of a butterfly house.

Jumbo Backyard Games

Get the whole family involved and see who’s the most competitive! Choose from Connect 4, Jenga and more favorites. See weekly guide for location, dates and times. Complimentary for resort guests.

Please note that at this time, this activity is unavailable to guests.

Family and Children's Activities

17.4 miles

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games

Phone: +1 210-469-0700

At Andretti Karting and Games, we offer more than just the thrill of awesome go-karting.

13 miles

Six Flags Fiesta Texas

A popular amusement park with roller coasters and water-park!

20 miles

The DoSeum

Engaging hands-on experiences featuring three stories of interactive exhibits.

29 miles

SeaWorld San Antonio

Adventure park complete with rides, shows and exhibits.

Local Area & Activities Highlights

Outdoor Fun

Explore San Antonio

Explore the sights and sounds of San Antonio from our Texas Hill Country resort. While you're here, experience everything that makes our home so unique.

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Natural Bridge Caverns, Texas

Entertain the whole family with a day trip to the Natural Bridge Caverns from our San Antonio resort.
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The San Antonio River Walk

The heart of the city awaits. Take in the beautiful downtown scenery as you shop, dine and make your way along the San Antonio River.
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Texas Hill Country Wineries

With over 50 wineries throughout Texas Hill Country, there are so many ways to experience the stunning landscape and personality of the area.
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Tubing on the San Marcos River

The San Marcos River bubbles to life from hundreds of springs right in the city's center. Always a refreshing 72 degrees, the river is enjoyed year ‘round for tubing, kayaking, stand-up paddling, snorkeling or just soaking up some sun.
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Golf Course Live Oak Trees

San Antonio Missions Historical Park

Four mission sites rooted in vibrant culture make up this beautiful national park. Venture back in time as you explore over 10 miles of trail.
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The Alamo

Explore this iconic landmark through tours, exhibits and reenactments that will bring you to the forefront of the Texas Revolution.
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Gruene Historic District

Take a day trip to Gruene Historic District for shopping and entertainment in a historic district of New Braunfels and the Texas Hill Country.
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Ox Ranch

Ox Ranch has a variety of unique experiences rooted in the heart of Texas. From safaris and cave exploring to 4x4 offroading and yoga, choose your next adventure.
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RJA Ghost Tours

Visit the most haunted locations in San Antonio, and learn all about the rich history of our city during this family-friendly adventure.
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Local Attractions

SeaWorld San Antonio

10500 SeaWorld Drive

San Marcos Premium Outlets

3939 IH-35 South #900

San Antonio River Walk

Paseo del Rio,110 Broadway, Suite 500

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Waterpark

381 East Austin Street

Texas Hill Country Wineries

Post Office Box 96

San Antonio Zoo

3903 North St Mary's Street

Natural Bridge Caverns

26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Road

Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center

200 East Market Street

AT&T Center

One AT&T Center

Canyon Lake

1178 Comal Park Rd


5539 N Loop 1604 W

River Sports Tubes

12034 FM 306

Fitness Nearby

7.1 miles

Lifetime Fitness

Hours: 24 Hours, 7 days a week

  • Cardiovascular Equipment
  • Free weights
  • Fitness classes: Fee

Spa Nearby

Phone:+1 210-481-3033

Services, Treatments and Amenities

  • Facials
  • Fitness classes available
  • Hair & scalp treatments
  • Manicures/pedicures
  • Massages

Phone:+1 210-444-6170

Services, Treatments and Amenities

  • Couple's Massage
  • Eye Treatments
  • Facials
  • Foot bath
  • Manicures/pedicures
  • Massages
  • Men's services
  • Waxing

Area Sightseeing

ARC's Wine Plus

Hill Country Vineyards


Phone: +1 210-602-8675

Cottonwood Wine Tours

Hill Country Vineyards

Cottonwood Wine Tours

Phone: +1 210-488-6867

All Hill Country Wine Tours

Hill Country Vineyards

Hill Country Wine Tours

Phone: +1 830-329-9463

Rebecca Creek Distillery

San Antonio, Texas

Rebecca Creek Distillery

Phone: +1 830-714-4581

More Activities

Bowling (9 miles) Fly-fishing (30 miles) Hiking (16 miles) Horseback riding (23 miles) Jet-skiing (28 miles) Kayaking (28 miles) Miniature golf (11.3 miles) River rafting (22 miles) Squash (15.5 miles) Volleyball (9.5 miles) Water-skiing (28 miles) Rock climbing (16.5 miles)
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