Picture-perfect turquoise waters, superb gastronomy, unrivaled margaritas and mezcals, and impeccable Mexican hospitality is what makes Cancun such a popular destination. For South Floridians it’s a perfect getaway. Just a short hop from Miami and Fort Lauderdale it’s an easy way to recharge and renew and a great starting point if you are planning to explore the Riviera Maya and beyond. From the nearby Isla de Mujeres, the Cenotes (water-filled sink-holes) in Puerto Morelos, Xcaret’s nature park, the Mayan Ruins to the popular Playa Del Carmen and chic Tulum, there’s a lot to discover in the Mexican Riviera.
Cancun’s hotel zone offers an array of diverse accommodations. If you’re looking for a first-class experience, nestled along the beach in the middle of Cancun’s hotel zone your find the luxurious
JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa offers featuring lavish ocean-facing rooms and suites, each equipped with private balconies affording stunning views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea, as well as world-class restaurants and a first-class spa.
Modern, oversized bathrooms with freestanding soaking tubs, luxurious rainfall showers, dual sinks, and granite vanity tops featuring chrome detailing deliver an elevated look and feel. It still maintains influences of the rich culture of the destination with pieces that incorporate traditional Mayan designs.
For a small charge, you can enjoy the convenience of their private Club 91, a private club with access to the resort’s full range of luxury amenities and services. The F& B on the property is outstanding. On property, you can enjoy top-rated fine dining restaurants of whatever you fare,’’: Japanese, Thai, Italian, Argentinean, American, and of course Mexican. You really don’t have step out of the hotel for an outstanding gastronomic experience with impeccable service.
A must do is to indulge yourself in JW’s Mayan-inspired spa, which is rated one of the top spas in Mexico and offers massages, body wraps, manicures, pedicures and more. They have an 80-minute HUNAB KU ritual, a Mayan Traditional Massage, this treatment is a refreshing mixture of rituals and unconventional healing movements, with standard massage touches and is performed according to the traditional beliefs of energy flow.
JW Marriott Cancun offers ‘150 Margaritas’ menu at the JW Lobby Bar. Expert mixologists and skilled tequila connoisseurs can shake up 150 types of margaritas: Classic, Modern, Fusion and Exotic. Cocktails are crafted using silver, reposado and añejo varieties of tequila, as well as mezcal, with special varieties infused with exotic ingredients such as black tea, beetroot, and serrano chili peppers.
UNIQUE GASTRONOMOMIC EXPERIENCE
Mezcal Lab Experience at SacBé Beach Shack
They offer a unique experiential mezcal tasting and food pairing at SacBé Beach Shack, Tulum style. Curated by Marriott Cancun’s mezcalier and chef, it offers an amazing five-course meal in Oaxaca Mexican tradition with each dish specially paired with a different mezcal and don’t be shocked by the worm or aunt sauce on the menu, it’s a delicacy when prepared in gourmet style.
Dinner at Gustino Italian Grill
You can sip on delicious, crafted cocktails at Bella Candela, Gustino Italian Grill’s new bar.
The restaurant is lovely, and you can enjoy Italian food including homemade pasta, freshly baked pizzas, top-notch cuts of meat and an exceptional collection of wines and signature cocktails. There is also live music.
If you like Karaoke, you’ll be in singing heaven at Champions Sports Bar located at the hotel. There is also regular live music at the hotel lobby.
There are numerous excellent trendy luxury restaurants off property such as Chambao, which overlooks the Nichupte Lagoon and is rated outstanding. From rich starters like surf & turf tacos and wagyu tartare and Australian lobster tail, and best yet it turns into a club after dark with live entertainment including Vegas-style aerial dancers, just an unforgettable experience.
Bali Bed Experience is a must have.
The beaches in Cancun are beyond stunning. The turquoise color is ….Soak in the sun and relax at the Bali beds and order scrumptious food and mimosas too your heart’s content. Bali Bed Experience is a must have.
You can also unwind at the resort’s 30,000 square foot spa featuring an Olympic-size pool, a steam room and most importantly, a well-deserved 50-minute, Mayan-inspired massage.
Taking adventure to new heights, you’ll get a birds eye view of Cancun’s iconic hotel zone.
Cenote Zapote Tour Although there are thousands of cenotes (natural sinkholes) in Mexico, Zapote Cenote is a must-see due to its bell-shaped formations and crystal clear waters. explore three cenotes, zip line through the jungle and refuel with an authentic Mexican meal.
Cenotes, are water-filled sinkholes that naturally occur in limestone rock when an underground cave collapses in on itself and exposes the groundwater underneath. There are thousands of cenotes dotted around the Yucatan Peninsula. The water in the cenotes tends to be cool as the water comes from underground. Cenote Zapote: At Cenote Zapote you can swim, snorkel, swing from zip lines, a bike ride through the jungle, try authentic Yucatecan food, and relax in hammocks, a day full of action.
Zapote is one of the best cenotes near Cancun, just a few miles to the south there is a turn-off called ‘La ruta de los cenotes’. Most of the well-known cenote tours take place along this stretch and many of the cenotes are connected.
the Zapote cenote is a must-see due to its bell-shaped formations and crystal clear waters. It’s ideal for snorkeling! Also, fun fact, fossils of a sloth dating back to 10,500 B.C. were found at the bottom of the cenote! Just a warning…the water is COLD but so well worth it!