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Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa

Mexico - Cancun

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Drop this in your thought corral: you are lounging by aquamarine waves, but across the shimmering sea is Isla Mujeres, a ... More

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3.7 out of 5
"The hotel and staff were great! The beach was BEAUTIFUL! So much good food to eat! There is no charge for room service and unlimited drinks, though tips are expected...if you and your 2 kids have 6 dri..." – Kimbornin63
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3.7 out of 5
"The hotel and staff were great! The beach was BEAUTIFUL! So much good food to eat! There is no charge for room service and unlimited drinks, though tips are expected...if you and your 2 kids have 6 dri..." – Kimbornin63
103 out of 150 (69%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Isla Mujeres Sunset My kids loved this resort nasty The blue waters Cesar was the best THE VIEW FROM OUR ROOM
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May 16, 2017
Hightower Serensem Weddimg

Dreams Sands Resort was just fantastic in supporting the wedding. The event was held on the beach and all the accommodation were just first class. The staff was so efficient, friendly,caring and took care of our every need, and then some. I have never been treated in such fine fashion as we experienced at the Dreams Sand. I enjoyed my stay and hated to leave. I plan on visiting the Dreams Sand in the future. We did not experience any negative actions. I will definitely recommend the Dreams Sands to others. Thanks so much for the great experience. It is one that the family and friends will remember always. Ronald G Hightower

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From: Las Vegas, NV
Age: Over 65
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

April 24, 2017
Good resort, kids loved it, ready for an update

We had a great vacation at Dreams Sands. Here's the good as well as areas for improvement. Overall, I would consider going back but not 100% that we would choose to. - The staff was wonderful, very friendly, quickly helped us with anything we needed. That said, I was shocked that the staff did not speak English very well. Their English was the worst of any resort we have traveled to. It took a bit to communicate with anyone there. In an emergency, it concerns me they would know how to communicate. - The resort was very clean - our room was clean and all restaurants and common areas were clean (with one exception noted below). - Lots of activities throughout the day for those that want some activity - our kids had a blast - My kids are picky eaters and the options at dinner were not too kid -friendly. I asked if we could have plain pasta at a restaurant and they were not able to accommodate that. It did force my kids to try some new things (that they liked) but overall, I do not feel the dinners are very kid friendly (lunch and breakfast were fine. Overall, the food was OK - not great but not bad. We did have better food and options at another Cancun resort in the past. - One other note on the restaurants - men need to wear pants to nearly every restaurant and they did enforce this. I found this to be unfortunate that men can dine in jeans and a baseball cap but a man with nice golf shorts and a button down shirt are "under-dressed." This is another example of how Sands is outdated. - Sands said you do not need reservations for dinner; however, when you go to dine, you may have a wait period and therefore, I prefer reservations. We had to strategize and send a child down to get our name on the list. This was inconvenient. - The resort is outdated. They really are in need of an update. I could deal with this given the other positives, but it really was very outdated. Also, take an extension cord - our room truly only had two single outlets so charging devices, plugging in blow dryer, etc. was a big challenge. - The beach was pretty small and eroded - but was sufficient and not necessarily a negative. - There are two pools and both are "nothing special." They are medium sized, not big and are OK but no bells or whistles (other than a swim up bar). The pool with the bar was quite crowded and did not seem very clean - this was the only area of the resort that I felt was dirty. - In summary, the resort is clean and had everything we needed and more. I probably would go elsewhere next time but we had a lovely vacation. Enjoy!


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From: Pennsylvania
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

April 21, 2017
4-7-2017 to 4-14-2017

Great place to stay. Staff is wonderful. Plenty of open bars so very little wait to get a drink. Generous with bottled water. Food is excellent even the buffet was good. Entertainment was very good every evening. Room was clean and serviced daily. We will go back to this resort again.

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From: Sioux City IA
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

April 20, 2017
Very nice, but don't go during spring break

The resort was pretty, very nice beach, the staff were all friendly and helpful. The food was ok but that is pretty typical for all inclusives. The room was beautiful but it is noisy in the building. We chose this resort because the website stated "no spring breakers". Well, the place was over run with spring breakers. They were loud, drunk and obnoxious. They were constantly surrounding the bars. Every night I was woken up by late night (3am) yelling, arguing or just general carousing. Huge loud groups all over the beach area and pool area which would have otherwise been very enjoyable. If I had known that a huge percentage of the visitors were going to be spring breakers I would have chosen another resort. That part was very disappointing. It's hard to relax when surrounded by such obnoxious behavior.


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From: Upstate New York
Age: 45-54

Room Information

Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa features 441 spacious rooms equipped with superior amenities including air conditioning, direct dial telephone, satellite TV, electronic safe box, alarm clock with MP3 docking station, iPod charger, daily stocked mini-bar and much more.

Room Details

Deluxe Partial Ocean View
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Deluxe Partial Ocean View with Balcony
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Deluxe Ocean Front
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Deluxe Ocean Front with Balcony
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Preferred Club Ocean View
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Preferred Club Ocean Front
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Deal of the Day (Non-Refundable)
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What's to Love

Sparkling champagne and cool towels that take the travel edge off, and fast.

Two beachfront pools (including an infinity pool) and three bubbliscious Jacuzzis.

Perching under a palapa on Playa Viva, a private stretch of sugar-white sand kissed by turquoise.

Luxurious rooms with breath-stealing views of the Caribbean and Isla Mujeres.

Cushy bathrobes and slippers in your room. It'll feel like home.

Explorer's club (kids 3-12) with treasure hunts and sand castle competitions.

Red Cross certified staff supervise the aforementioned club. A relief, right?

The Black Mud Body Wrap and Stem Cells Body Treatment. You'll feel like new.

You can cuddle up on a beach blanket for a movie under the stars.

 

What We'd Change

Dreams Sands Cancun's perfect location offers a beautiful private beach, championship golf courses nearby, legendary shopping and nightlife, plus plenty of great excursions and activities the whole family can enjoy. This one is a no-brainer.
 

Why You Should Go

It's only 25 minutes from the airport - you'll be vacay crushing it in no time.

Upgrade to the Preferred Club, get better rooms, desserts & liquors in the private lounge and more.

For snorkeling and scuba, boat or ferry over to Cozumel.

Perfect your swing at the Playa Mujeres Golf Course - it's a Greg Norman signature green.

Connecting rooms are available, so it's great for families.

Mayan ruins are near and well worth the trek. The cliff-top view from Tulum is crazy epic.

Intro to scuba in the pool, kayaks, ocean volleyball & many more splashy things.

Take Spanish lessons and if you get the urge to shimmy, Caribbean dance lessons.

After you dry off, take in a cocktail or cooking lesson.

Jump on the ocean trampoline, then bounce on over to the pool table.

Available Amenities

  • Beach Bar
  • Volleyball
  • Business Center ($)
  • Concierge Services
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kayaks
  • Kids Club
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Pool Bar
  • Internet Access ($)
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Aerobics
  • Dance Classes
  • Medical Services ($)
  • 4 Bars/Lounges
  • 8 Restaurants
  • Spa Services ($)
  • Library
  • Yoga
  • 24 Hour Room Service
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Fitness Center
  • Ocean Trampoline
  • Jogging Trail
  • Car Rental Available ($)
  • ATM/Banking ($)
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Banquet Facilities ($)


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Chichen Itza and Coba Ruins
  • Deep-Sea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Historical Site(s)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mayan Ruins
  • Nature Park(s)
  • Nightlife
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Theme Park

Map of Local Area

Cancun is definitely Mexico's showcase resort. Built in a location that was named by Mayan people, Cancun has been carefully groomed into one of the most polished resorts anywhere.

Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa

Blvd Kukulcan Km 8.5 Hotel Zone

+52 998 848 7600

Hotel Description

Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa: Get Sunny and Sandy in Paradise

Drop this in your thought corral: you are lounging by aquamarine waves, but across the shimmering sea is Isla Mujeres, a place you long to explore, where magical snorkeling and scuba outings are rumored to be had. Your kids are happily away on a (supervised) treasure hunt; however, you're on the hunt, too - for the boat to Mujeres, and the nearest beach bar. You're on your much-deserved vacay and chillaxing is, after all, Job #1.

How does this sound right about now? Thought so.

Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort and Spa has everything you have ever wanted in an all-inclusive family getaway, and so very much more. There's a name for all this awesome - Unlimited-Luxury®. Here's a snapshot of what you get:

  • Unlimited gourmet a la carte dining - eight gourmet restaurants (no reservations needed), plus a coffee bar for your requisite caffeine rush.
  • 24-hour room service - if any of your brood needs anything in the middle of the night, we're here.
  • Limitless international and domestic top-shelf spirits (applies to natural fruit juices and soft drinks, too. All you can drink).
  • Daily maid service - go ahead, leave your bed unmade.
  • Oodles of daytime activities, theme parties and live nightly entertainment. Par-tay!
  • Daily refreshed, complimentary mini-bar. You'll never be parched.
  • Pool and beach wait service. (Chilled beverages at your beck and call).
  • No wristbands. (You're not at a sleepaway camp).
  • No gratuities, unless you are so moved.
  • The Sip, Savor & See program lets you to wine/dine at sister properties including Now and Sunscape.
  • Free Wi-Fi with Unlimited Connectivity - mobile app that lets you stay connected, that is, if you want to.


DINING

A treasure trove of tempting flavors will call you name from dusk 'til, late late night that include French, Mexican (of course), Pan-Asian fusion, Olio (seafood at lunch, Mediterranean at dinner), Italian, international cuisine (adults-only), and a grill with snacky bits. For the night's ender, there's the Coco Cafe/Ice Cream Parlor, where you can nosh on coffee/tea, crepes and of course, ice cream. Scoop it up, all of it. Bonus: At one stellar restaurant, you can dine 24-hours a day. Check with the front desk to see where you can nosh day and night.

Portofino
Type: Mediterranean
Hours: Daily, 5pm-10:30pm.
Description: Non-smoking, a la carte restaurant featuring Mediterranean and Italian cuisine.
Dress code: Elegant casual. No sleeveless shirts or flip flops. Long pants are required for men.

Bordeaux
Type: French
Hours: Dinner - daily, 5pm-10:30pm
Description: A la carte French dining in a romantic setting. Adult only.
Dress code: Elegant casual. No sleeveless shirts or flip flops. Long pants are required for men.

Himitsu
Type: Asian
Hours: Daily, 5pm-10:30pm
Description: Non-smoking, a la carte restaurant specializing in Asian cuisine.
Dress code: Elegant casual. No sleeveless shirts or flip flops. Long pants are required for men.

Barefoot Grill
Type: Grill
Hours: Daily, 11am-5pm.
Description: Beachside a la carte restaurant offering burgers and hot dogs.
Dress code: Casual. Women must wear bathing suit wrap or cover up.

Waves & Sands
Type: International
Hours: Daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: Enjoy international cuisine for dinner at this adults only restaurant.
Dress code: Casual elegance. No sleeveless shirts or flip flops. Long pants are required for men.

Sushi Bar
Type: Japanese
Hours: Daily, noon-4pm
Description: Non-smoking a la carte sushi and other Japanese delicacies.
Dress code: Casual elegance. No sleeveless shirts or flip flops. Long pants are required for men.

Olio
Type: Seafood / Mediterranean
Hours: Lunch, 12:30pm-4:30pm; Dinner, 6pm-11pm
Description: Stop by at lunch for the fresh seafood, and return at dinner for the delicious Mediterranean cuisine.
Dress code: Casual. Women must wear bathing suit wrap or cover up.

World Cafe
Type: Buffet
Hours: Breakfast- daily, 7am-11am; Lunch- daily, noon-3pm; Dinner- daily, 5pm-10:30pm
Description: International buffet, with continental and Mexican cuisine and a variety of international specialty items and classics. Special Kid's Corner buffet.
Dress code: Casual. Women must wear bathing suit wrap or cover up.

El Patio
Type: Mexican
Hours: Dinner- daily, 5pm-10:30pm
Description: A la carte Mexican cuisine offering everything from light snacks to full meals during the day, and a la carte specializing in Mexican in the evening.
Dress code: Casual. Women must wear bathing suit wrap or cover up.

Coco Cafe
Type: Snacks
Hours: Daily, 7am-11pm
Description: Premium coffee and deli snacks with an ice cream parlor attached in a casual and relaxed atmosphere.
Dress code: Casual. Women must wear bathing suit wrap or cover up.

All hours are subject to change.

Dining Program
The Sip, Savor & See package is now available at Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa and allows guests a chance to enjoy dinner and an evening of entertainment at sister resorts Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa, Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, Now Jade Riviera Cancun, Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun and Sunscape Sabor Cozumel. Guests must arrange the evening in advance with the resort concierge, including arrival and return times and restaurant selection. Offer includes dinner and entertainment and guests can use facilities of the resort they are visiting from 6pm-1am. Round-trip taxi fare and gratuities not included.

Hours are subject to change.

BARS/NIGHTLIFE

Whether you want to party or plop (and chill), you can find premium spirits at the beach bar, swim-up bar, lobby bar, a cool sushi & ceviche bar, or at the music lounge. Find your vibe and be aahh-mazing.

Rendezvous
Lobby bar. Daily, 10am-1am.

Manatees Bar
Swim-up bar serving tropical drinks. Daily, 10am-5pm.

Desires Music Lounge
Contemporary music lounge. Daily, 10pm-1am.

Barracuda Lounge
Enjoy tropical cocktails while gazing at the clear-blue Caribbean. Daily, 10am-6pm.



BEACHES AND POOLS

Step right up and on to Playa Viva, a 650-square foot private beach with soft, pearly sand and palapas for your chillaxing pleasure. There are two beachfront pools, including an infinity pool for endless hours of doing nothing. Just what you signed up for.

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Swimming
  • Kayaks
  • Ocean trampoline

Available for an additional charge:

  • Scuba diving with lessons

Land

  • Aerobics
  • Volleyball
  • Fitness center
  • Jogging path
  • Yoga

Golf
The resort offers convenient access to many top-ranked Cancun golf courses, including the following:

  • Playa Mujeres Golf Club
  • Cancun Golf Club at Pok Ta Pok
  • Cozumel Country Club
  • El Camaleon Mayakoba
  • Hilton Cancun Golf & Spa Resort
  • Iberostar Playa Paraiso Golf Club
  • El Manglar Golf Course
  • Moon Spa & Golf Club
  • Playacar Spa & Golf Club
  • Puerto Cancun Golf Course
  • TPC Cancun La Roca Country Club
  • Riviera Cancun Golf & Resorts
  • Riviera Maya Golf Club

Dreams Sands Cancun Resort and Spa also offers complimentary green fees at Playa Mujeres Golf Club. Please see Additional Information below for more details.



INTERNET

Dreams Unlimited Connectivity offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas. It also offers a free mobile app that allows guests to stay connected to family and friends at the resort and at home, without any cell phone roaming charges. The app also offers access to social media, free app-to-app calling, resort info, local info and discounts, and even weather from your fingertips!

SPA SERVICES

Dreams Spa by Pevonia is ready to pamper you and leave your body relaxed and rejuvenated for an additional charge. Treatments include:
  • Whirlpools and other hydrotherapy choices
  • Cleansing saunas and steam baths
  • Invigorating showers
  • Massages
  • Facials
  • Professional manicures and pedicures
  • Special options for teens and kids


CHILD CARE

Dreams Sands offers activities for both kids and teens.

The Explorer's Club for Kids offers fun and exciting activities for children ages 3-12. Activities include:

  • Playground area
  • Indoor game room
  • Storytelling and music
  • Treasure hunts
  • Sand castle contests
  • Video games
  • Big screen movies under the stars
  • A weekly camp out on the beach and other adventures

The Core Zone Teens Club for teens 13-17 offers supervised activities from 9am-10pm and features:

  • Nightly entertainment
  • Campfires every week
  • A variety of sports and games



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Dreams Sands Cancun is located 15 miles (25 min by car) from Cancun International Airport (CUN) and 5 miles (15 min by car) from downtown Cancun.

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: noon.
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your hotel reservation.

Minimum Stay
A 4-night minimum stay is required every year for all arrivals Dec 26-31.

Holy Week
In observance of Holy Week, some resorts in the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Costa Rica may put limits on the use of motorized water sports, and loud music.

Complimentary Green Fees Policy
From now until December 19, 2014, guests are able to enjoy one complimentary green fee per person, per day, at the Playa Mujeres Golf Club. The use of a golf cart is mandatory and there will be a charge per person in a shared cart. Guests choosing to play during premium tee times will also incur an additional fee. Tee times are subject to availability and additional restrictions apply. This offer is not valid when booking in any Deal of the Day, Super Saver, ROH or other promotional room category.



Deal of the Day Terms and Conditions
By booking the Deal of the Day room you are getting an even bigger discount on your vacation! Please note that by booking this room category we are unable to cancel or modify your hotel stay. Any changes or cancellations to the Deal of the Day room category will be assessed a 100% fee. No refund or credit will be issued for the hotel portion of your reservation.



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