Golf • TPC San Antonio–A PGA TOUR Experience
The resort features 36 holes of golf designed by two of golf ’s most innovative architects: Pete Dye and Greg Norman. Situated on 2,800 acres at the base of the San Antonio Hill Country, the course hosts the annual Valero Texas Open.
TPC San Antonio is a private resort, accessible only to club members and their guests, as well as guests of the JW Marriott San Antonio. In addition to two challenging golf courses, TPC San Antonio features a 23-acre practice facility with two putting and short game practice areas as well as the best in golf instruction at the TOURAcademy.
Conference participants will receive an afternoon special for $79 that includes rental clubs. Morning tee times will be quoted at the going rate.
AT&T Oaks Course - Topographic subtleties of Hill Country terrain framed by mature live oaks:
• 18 holes, 7,522 yards. Par for course: 72
• Designed by Greg Norman with player consultant Sergio Garcia
• Golf carts required
AT&T Canyons Course - Wide fairways, noble trees and panoramic views of the adjacent Cibolo Canyons:
• 18 holes, 7,406 yards. Par for course: 72
• Designed by Pete Dye
• Golf carts required
The Lantana Spa caters to a diverse array of spa-goers. It features 30 treatment rooms, including two couple’s suites, and a fitness center offering numerous yoga, Zumba and other group classes.
The spa is by reservation only and offers body scrubs, body wraps, couple’s massage, eye treatments, facials, fitness classes, foot bath, manicures and pedicures, an array of massages, men’s services, paraffin hand treatments, steam room, and waxing, among others.
Between treatments, guests can enjoy the peaceful serenity of the private, lagoon-like pool, browse the spa’s boutique, or enjoy the locally sourced and organic offerings at the Replenish Spa Bistro. The bistro uses organic ingredients sourced by local purveyors, and herbs, vegetables, and fruit picked fresh from their gardens.
Appointment is required and can be made at 1.210.276.2300. All participants will receive a 10% discount on spa services and 15% off bistro selections.
The resort boasts seven restaurants, ranging from ready-made breakfasts to fine dining. Their casual restaurant, Cibolo Moon, features Southwestern and Mexican inspired cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Crooked Branch, their signature bar, is the perfect place to meet with friends or relax and unwind with a well-crafted cocktail. Order from a delicious menu of items featuring local artisan cheeses, great BBQ, Tex-Mex specialties and more. Located at the TPC San Antonio clubhouse, 18 Oaks is a traditional fine steakhouse featuring perfectly aged steaks seared to order, fresh seafood and poultry dishes, epic sides and an excellent variety of wines. High Velocity is the resort’s famous sports bar that puts you right in the action with a 120-foot long media display and monitors galore. Choose from a deep roster of craft beers and other beverages, plus an outstanding lineup of great food. Open for lunch and dinner. The Replenish Spa Bistro is the perfect complement to your spa visit, where you can enjoy healthy light fare featuring organic ingredients, herbs fresh-picked from their gardens, rejuvenating fruit smoothies and wines by the glass. The Rivertop Grill features cuisine with a San Antonio-inspired vibe, specializing in burgers, sandwiches and wraps, plus some amazing chili and salsa dishes. They also showcase an impressive array of craft beers, cocktails, and some mighty mean margaritas. Open for breakfast, Starbucks allows you to enjoy all your favorite coffees and other beverages, pastries, snacks and more, with indoor and outdoor seating.
Recreation and Fitness–River Bluff Water Experience
The River Bluff Water Experience offers the ultimate in outdoor fun and relaxation. The water park features a 650-foot rapid-river ride, a 1,100-foot lazy river with children’s pools, a serene, adults-only pool, whirlpools, and an expansive activity pool. Guests can ascend the Water Tower adjacent to the children’s pool to the Acequia Tube Slides. The double slides stand 35 feet tall and extend 275 feet for an exhilarating ride. Open 8am-10pm.
The Resort Health Club features cardiovascular equipment, free weights and universal machines and is open to attendees with key access. The club also features a variety of fitness classes, including foam roller classes, pilates, bands, bars and fitness balls, aqua tone, yoga, and Zumba. The club also hosts core strengthening classes designed for golf and athletic performance.
For running, hiking and outdoor enthusiasts, the resort also boasts an extensive jogging and fitness trail through their nature preserve. The resort also maintains a sauna, tennis courts, table tennis, and more.
The JW Marriott Resort offers a full schedule of activities throughout the week, including kite decorating, family bingo, paint classes, stargazing, make your own ice cream, obstacle course challenges, dodgeball, make your own tutu, kickball, rubber duck races, and movies at the pool. Each night between 6-8 p.m., the resort hosts s’mores making at the North Fire Pit.
Traveling with Children
Families with children have an extensive list of activities to choose from for the whole family. Whether you are looking for interactive experiences, or a kids club to provide much-needed relaxation time, the JW Marriott Resort has it covered.
Experience Vacation Play
The resort offers amenities targeted to guests of every age. From painting and crafts to learning about natural science, boat and paper airplane races, kite flying, airbrush tattoos, mini pedicures, an arcade room, billiards tables, nightly s’mores at the firepit, and more--no two visits are alike.
Kids’ Night Out
Kids’ Night Out is an evening of crafts, games and movies where kids have fun and parents can enjoy some time alone. Offered through the Range Riders Kids’ Club, Kids’ Night Out presents a different-themed celebration every day of the week. Young guests will be inspired to use their imaginations, take on an alter ego or celebrate a fantasy world. They will enjoy dinner, unique craft activities, group games, interactive play and a special movie. Available for children 4-12 from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. For more information call 210.276.2500, ext. 4347.
A variety of glow-in-the-dark games for teens ages 13-17 are held at the tennis courts from 9 p.m.-11 p.m. on select nights. For more information, contact 1.210.276.2500 ext. 4347.
Private Babysitting Services
The resort maintains a list of nanny services in the area. The organizations are not affiliated with Marriott, but commonly work with Marriott guests and offer in-room childcare.