Travel Tuesday: Enjoy an Enchanting Escape at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

by Wendi Baird on May 30, 2023 in General, Travels,

The JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa is a luxurious retreat located in the heart of Texas, offering guests a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. With over 1,000 rooms, this sprawling resort offers guests a variety of amenities and activities, making it the perfect destination for both business and leisure travelers.

Guests can enjoy drinks and small bites at the Crooked Branch in the lower lobby of the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. Courtesy photo.

Upon arrival, guests are greeted with warm hospitality and stunning views of the surrounding landscape. The resort is situated on 600 acres of rolling hills, lush gardens, and pristine golf courses, providing guests with endless opportunities to explore the great outdoors.

Enjoy spacious and elegantly appointed guest rooms. Photo Courtesy JW Marriott San Antonio.

The rooms and suites at the JW Marriott San Antonio are spacious and elegantly appointed, with comfortable beds, luxurious linens, and all the amenities one would expect from a world-class hotel. Each room offers guests breathtaking views of the resort and the surrounding countryside.

The 9-acre River Bluff Water Experience will keep you cool in the Texas heat. Photo Courtesy JW Marriott San Antonio.

The resort offers a range of activities for families, including the River Bluff Water Experience. Splash around on a sandy beach, two thrilling 47-foot high body slides, an exhilarating 650-foot rapid river ride, two tower water slides, and a 1,100-foot long lazy river. In addition, there are children’s pools; a serene adult pool; two hot tubs; hot and cold plunge pools; and two expansive activity pools.

The beautiful ladies lounge at the Lantana Spa. Photo Courtesy JW Marriott San Antonio.

For those seeking relaxation, the Lantana Spa is the perfect destination. This full-service spa offers a range of treatments, including massages, facials, and body wraps, as well as access to a sauna, steam room, and hot tub. The spa also features a beautiful outdoor pool and a fitness center, making it easy to maintain a healthy lifestyle while on vacation.

Hole 18 of The Canyons Course. Photo Courtesy JW Marriott San Antonio.

One of the highlights of the JW Marriott San Antonio is its two championship golf courses, designed by golf legends Greg Norman and Pete Dye. The courses offer a challenging yet enjoyable experience for golfers of all levels, with stunning views of the surrounding hills and natural water features.

The Top Golf Swing Suite can be found in the High Velocity Sports Bar. Photo Courtesy JW Marriott San Antonio.

When it comes to dining, the resort has a variety of options to choose from. Cibolo Moon is a casual restaurant featuring Texas-style cuisine, while High Velocity Sports Bar is the perfect spot to catch a game and enjoy some classic pub fare. For a more upscale dining experience, 18 Oaks Steakhouse offers an extensive wine list and delicious steak and seafood dishes.

This glamping experience is mosquito free. Photo Courtesy JW Marriott San Antonio.

The resort is currently offering a special “Glamp in the Great Indoors” package experience which includes accommodations in a luxury suite designed to emulate an outdoor camp under the big starry night sky of Texas. This suite is a comfortable upgrade to the great outdoors with air conditioning, lots of surrounding comforts and entertainment, and mosquitos are NOT included! An indoor tent sleeps two to three people, and is outfitted with a cozy blanket, longhorn stuffed animal and sleeping bags for young glampers to take home. The Glamping Suite includes a connecting king or double queen room and features over 1,400 square feet of space, a dining table for eight people, and a small kitchenette. Guests can experience nature and make endless family memories all while enjoying the comfort of the great indoors, room service, and perhaps a relaxing massage. The package is available for stays at the resort now through July 31, 2023, and can be booked online using the promotional code ARN.

TLM editor Wendi Baird at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa. Courtesy photo.

Overall, the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa is a beautiful and luxurious destination that offers something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a fun-filled family vacation, this resort is sure to exceed your expectations and provide memories that will last a lifetime.


Cover Photo Courtesy JW Marriott San Antonio.

Wendi Baird is the Editor in Chief for Texas Lifestyle Magazine. As a fifth generation Texan, her roots run deep in the Lone Star State. She fell in love with journalism in high school and has enjoyed writing about her experiences ever since.