Hill Country Getaway: JW Marriott Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio


On the hunt for the perfect getaway for your family? Planning a trip to San Antonio and seeking a quiet resort away from the bustle of the city? Enjoy a secluded getaway at the luxurious JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas. Just 20 miles from the heart of the city, this gorgeous property is nestled in the rugged hills of the Texas Hill Country and offers a host of amenities and activities that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa in San Antonio

You will be hard-pressed to find views this stunning anywhere else in the Hill Country, and the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort and Spa is the perfect place to kick back, enjoy the view, and recharge!

The JW Marriott Hill Country boasts a vast variety of luxurious accommodations that will delight both children and adults, and that will pack your vacation with relaxation and fun in the sun. With 6 restaurants that offer a variety of flavorful Texas cuisine, a 36-hole PGA Tour Golf Course, an astonishing complex of pools and aquatic entertainment, and a full-service spa and boutique, the JW is the ideal destination for your next getaway or family event.

Rooms & Suites

Each room of the JW Marriott Hill Country is designed to convey the rich Texas culture and is arranged with your needs in mind and for optimal relaxation. You will enjoy a private balcony and luxurious accommodations, all with accents and details that are reflective of the local history.

With 1,002 guest rooms and 85 suites, each accented with authentic decor and enhanced with panoramic views of the rolling Texas Hill Country, the JW Marriott has accommodations for any group or individual.

Guest rooms that cater to your need and desire to recharge and relax will provide a quiet retreat from your busy daily life. Rooms at the resort offer luxurious bedding, spacious work desks and LCD cable TVs, as well as cozy bathrobes and lighted makeup mirrors. Pamper yourself and relax in the gorgeous room or suite that is sure to comfortably suit everyone in your family and leave you feeling well-rested and refreshed after your getaway at the JW Marriott Hill Country.

The River Bluff Water Experience

With six acres of pools, waterfalls, slides and a lazy river, JW’s River Bluff Water Experience is sure to be a hit for children of all ages. Enjoy a refreshing plunge into one of the many relaxing pools, or float around the serene lazy river and soak up some Texas sun.

Increase your relaxation by renting out a private cabana by the pool where you can enjoy a personal refrigerator stocked with water and soda, fresh fruit, programmable mini-safe, and seating for 8. Private cabana attendants and servers are present to provide personalized table side service to cater to all of your needs.

Whether you seek relaxation or adventure, the River Bluff Water Experience will provide just what your family needs to unwind and enjoy some fun in the sun.


The JW Marriott Hill Country offers a variety of restaurants and cuisine that cater to every palate and occasion, and every meal of the day. This means that you can stay at the resort for your entire vacation and never have to venture out, unless you want to, of course!

Cibolo Moon is a premier restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and offering a variety of Mexican and Southwestern dishes and delicacies. Enjoy an expansive breakfast buffet or come back in the evening for some delicious Texas BBQ.

18 Oaks is a traditional fine steakhouse serving made-to-order steaks and an array of sides and wines that will pair perfectly with your main course. Be sure to check out their Sunday brunch, as well!

High Velocity Sports Bar is a famous San Antonio Sports bar that puts you right into the action with their 120-foot media display and monitors galore. Explore their various craft beers or enjoy even more great food while you watch the game!

An Eco-Friendly Resort

This resort is as environmentally conscious as it is beautiful, with only fifteen percent of the 600 acre property actually having been developed, and the rest remaining as a nature and bird preserve, for creatures like the endangered Golden Cheek Warbler. LEED-certified, the JW was built using recycled local materials, including the same limestone found at the Alamo, and features low-VOC finishes, and there is a closed water loop system in the golf course on the property to catch water runoff for use back on the course.

The JW also collects leftover food products from the restaurants on the property and distributes the food to the animals on the surrounding acres of wildlife. Glass bottles from the restaurants and bars are collected and a representative from Snapple comes regularly to recycle those bottles. Their efforts to recycle are truly amazing and inspiring!

Seventy percent of the JWs power needs are met with windtricity, the guest rooms boast smart air-conditioners, biodegradable pens, and low-flow showerheads and toilets. Throughout the JW, you will notice a strong commitment to using products grown or made locally, as well as supporting small businesses in the area. Additionally, the blazers worn by managers are made from recycled plastic, and electric car drivers enjoy special parking and outlets to plug in.

Without question, the JW Marriott Hill Country is one of the most eco-friendly and environmentally-friendly luxury resorts that you will find in Texas!

TPC San Antonio Golf Course

The TPC San Antonio golf course at the JW Marriott Hill Country was included among the best courses in America and is named a Top 75 Golf Resort by Golf Digest and is one of the Best Courses You Can Play by Golf Week, and the PGA TOUR stops there twice a year! This 36-hole course is crafted by renowned golfers Pete Dye and Greg Norman, and offers an epic game of gold in a pristine and natural setting. Whether you seek a casual course or are looking for a challenge, the JW has a course that will meet your needs.

Lantana Spa

Moms, send your family to the pool and enjoy a day of pampering at the Lantana Spa. With 30 treatment rooms, including couples suites with fireplaces, as well as a private pool area that is quiet and serene, the Lantana Spa is sure to leave you feeling like a new woman!

Undoubtedly, the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort & Spa is the perfect Hill Country Getaway, whether you seek some alone time as a couple or as a fun family staycation. You are sure to have a wonderful stay and return feeling relaxed and refreshed!

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