Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit

Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta


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Unlimited-Luxury®   All Inclusive    

2018 Exceptional Values
Extra Value: Unlimited Connectivity:
Free calling to US and Canada; Free WiFi throughout the resort and more. Apple Exclusive: Free non-stop transfers.
Golf: One complimentary round per person per day.*
Free Symbolic Weddings: Receive the Dreams Wedding in Paradise Package complimentary when booking at least 7 nights in the required room category or higher. Restrictions apply - see applebeachbrides.com.
Honeymoon: Receive the Dreams Eternity Honeymoon Package complimentary when booking the minimum required room category or higher for a minimum of 7 nights (restrictions apply**).
Family: Two kids 12 and under Stay, Play, and Eat Free during select dates.

2019 Exceptional Values
Extra Value: Unlimited Connectivity:
Free calling to US and Canada; Free WiFi throughout the resort and more. Apple Leisure Group Exclusive: Free non-stop transfers.
Golf: One complimentary round per person per day.*
Free Symbolic Weddings: Receive the Dreams Wedding in Paradise Package complimentary when booking at least 7 nights in the required room category or higher. Restrictions apply - see applebeachbrides.com.
Honeymoon: Receive the Dreams Eternity Honeymoon Package complimentary when booking the minimum required room category or higher for a minimum of 7 nights (restrictions apply**).
Family: Two kids 12 and under Stay, Play, and Eat Free during select dates.

Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta treats couples and families to Unlimited Luxury®, with spectacular views of Banderas Bay, the Sierra Madre Mountains, a gorgeous beach, and elegant pools. Located only 20 minutes away from the historic colonial town of Puerto Vallarta, whale watching, fantastic golfing, shopping, and nightlife are nearby.

Five international restaurants and five charming lounges will tempt guests with exquisite gourmet fare and unlimited premium beverages. Dreams Spa by Pevonia at Dreams Villamagna offers a sublime atmosphere of pure indulgence that combines hydrotherapy and indigenous treatments. A large shimmering pool, a fabulous beach, and more day and evening activities than can be counted, are among many options to entertain. Enjoy complimentary dinner and drinks and live evening entertainment at nearby participating resorts from 6p to 1a (transportation costs are not included).

Greening Your Life: Part of the Apple Vacations Greening Your Life initiative, this property is Rainforest Alliance Verified and holds the Distintivo S for best practices in eco-friendly tourism projects.

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*There are additional fees that guests are responsible for at the golf course. Check with concierge for availability & golf course information. Additional cart and or premium tee time fees apply. Transportation to and from not included. **Please request your honeymoon package at time of booking. Not available during Christmas and New Years Eve. Subject to availability and double occupancy only. Taxes and gratuity included. Prices and package subject to change without notice. This package cannot be combined with the Dreams Wedding in Paradise Package. Package is only applicable to couples staying within three months of their wedding. Couple must present a copy of their wedding invitation or marriage certificate at the time of check-in.
HOTEL LOCATION
Perfectly located on the Riviera Nayarit's breathtaking Banderas Bay in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, just 15 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta International Airport.
Address: BLVD NUEVO VALLARTA Y PASEO COCOTER
NUEVO VALLARTA
NAY

MX
Local Phone: 011-52-322-226-8
Fax: 322-297-7582
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Complimentary)
Pools
Number of Pools: 3
Outdoor Pools: 3     
Three swimming pool with children's area.
Tennis
Number of Courts: 1
Outdoor Courts: 1
Court Fee: Complimentary
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Additional Charge
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta features a high level of luxury for both families and couples. This property features five restaurants, five bars, three pools with children's area, spa and Explorer's Club for kids. Beach: Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 232
Year Opened: 2008 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
No Spring Breakers.
ROOM TYPES
1BD PRESIDENTIAL OCN CLUB
The One Bedroom Presidential Suite offers fantastic ocean views from a spacious balcony with a Jacuzzi. Includes a king-sized bed, dining room table, and small refrigerator.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE OCEAN VIEW W/JAC
Breathtaking views of the Banderas bay. One king or two double beds, a full bathroom with separate shower and bathtub, living room area with two sofas, and a private balcony with outside Jacuzzi.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JRS TROPICAL VIEW W/JAC
Breathtaking views of the Sierra Madre Mountains from a private balcony. One king or two double beds, separate shower, bathtub, living area with two sofas, and a Jacuzzi on the furnished balcony.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JRS PARTIAL OCN VW W/JAC
Partial view of Banderas Bay. One king or two double beds. Full bathroom with shower and separate tub. Separate living room area with sofa, and private furnished balcony with outside Jacuzzi.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
JRS OCEAN VW CLUB W/JAC
Preferred Club amenities including exclusive access to the lounge with hors d'oeuvres and continental breakfast. Junior Suite offers a private balcony with ocean view.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta features 1 meal plan options:
All Inclusive
There are 6 Restaurants at Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta:
Seaside Grill - Located next to the main pool served under a giant palapa with breathtaking ocean views, the Seaside Grill serves a delicious lunch and grilled specialties for dinner. Dress Code: Casual
World Cafe - Our main buffet restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Dress Code: Casual
Gohan - Sushi Bar. Open for dinner only. Dress Code: Casual elegance.
El Patio - Specializes in authentic Mexican cuisine. Dress Code: Casual
Portofino - Open only for dinner serving Italian specialties from Tuscany. Dress Code: Casual elegance.
Oceana - Served under a giant palapa near the main pool and beach area, Oceana features scrumptious seafood specialties on its delectable menu. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress Code: Casual
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Ping-Pong
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Big screen movies on the beach.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Explorer's Club for kids with supervised activities for children 3-12 including sand castle competitions, arts & crafts, and weekly campout adventures on the beach. Open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Applicable Ages: 3 to 12 years old

Babysitting Fee: Hourly

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
Hotel Average
What to expect
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2132 Recommend
2132 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta to their friends and family



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ERIC B.
Nov 13 2018
This was our second time at this property in less than a year. The food this time in all the restaurants and buffets was lacking. They must have had a chef change, and not for the better.
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Getaway in Paradise!
JENNIFER O.
Aug 21 2018
Stayed at Dreams Nuevo Vallarata Aug 13-17. It was WONDERFUL! I have stayed at multiple Dreams/Secrets resorts prior, and this establishment met all my expectations. The staff were so friendly and always willing to please/help. The FISH TACOS @ Oceana restaurant were THE BEST I have ever had (and I live at the beach). They were so good we went EVERY day for lunch. The pool/beach waiters are always on top of their game trying their hardest to ensure you always have a cold beverage in hand. The entertainment staff are very friendly and even helped my friend in I with using the resort bicycles to ride independently to the next little beach town to do some shopping. I visited the coffee shop daily (some multiple times) as the service there was awesome and the drinks/bakery items were super tasty. Overall it was an excellent vacation, the resort is super clean, the beach is tidy with great water access (no seaweed or rocks), and the rooms are comfortable and very nice. We were on the 5th floor and the views were beautiful. Lastly, visit the sushi bar on the 9th floor- the sushi menu isn't expansive but they do have something for everyone and it is all made fresh as you order it. The drinks are cold and the atmosphere matches the wonderful views. I personally highly recommend this resort for those who are simply wanting a relaxing quiet getaway. It is not a "loud" or "organized entertainment" as some other all inclusive resorts I have been to, but that was FINE by me. Most of the daytime activities are held in the pool closest to the lobby and I spent most of my time at the infinity pool overlooking the beach so perhaps I missed the "loud/engaging activities". The bar closest to the beach also has swings! I was slightly disappointed to see no hammocks out/up, but that was just a minor letdown. The grounds is also beautifully maintained and there were numerous very large Iguanias that you could see freely walking around (eating all the pretty flowers)! During the day there was also a fowler who had two hawks that he did little shows with- pretty neat to just sit back and sip on a Miami Vice (my favorite) and watch the beautiful birds fly so freely. If walking the beach strikes your fancy- you can go both directions for a long distance. If you head to the right you can see lots of sea stones & shells, and will eventually come to the next small town, and if you go left eventually you will hit the boat marina. YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED IF YOU BOOK HERE!
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DELANA N.
Aug 10 2018
Maid service wasn't consistent - would be out of the room all morning and early afternoon and would not be cleaned. Food wasn't that great. Check-in was extremely slow - need extra help with several people waiting.
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Dreams Villamagna Puerto Vallarta – visited March 2018
SUSAN S.
Aug 01 2018
Rooms: Large, clean, all-suites, comfortable beds & pillows. Bathrooms in the suites are not private – read other reviews if this may be an issue for you. Nice bath (shampoo, etc.) products. Housekeeping: Great!!! If you need more water or beer in your mini fridge, just leave a note w/your tip for the maid. Food: No reservations are required which is a HUGE benefit for me. A rating: Portofino (adults only): they “get” the 5 course meal and the food was great (Osso Buocco / Risotto – yum!). A rating: Coco Café - Great coffee and little treats. This is on the other side of the lobby. A rating: Gohan - We didn’t eat here (we’re not sushi lovers), but the drinks were good and the views amazing. Everyone reviews the food as great. B+ rating: El Patio - I enjoyed my meal and margarita a lot – original menu. B rating: Oceana – Colorful hanging fish are cool and the Mahi Mahi was great. Nice to eat outside! C rating: Seaside Grill – Dinner service was very slow. Steak wasn’t cooked and was tough. I don’t know if it was an off-night, but we did not return. D rating: Snack bar: 1-hard to find and figure out how to order (they have little ice cream cones, but I’m not sure how you are supposed to order them), 2-burgers were raw (yuck), 3-there is a secret bathroom to the left of the grill which I wish I would have known about!). We paid for lunches at the condo food bar because the food was better & quicker than the Dreams snack bar. Drinks: Good. Loved the white & red house wine! Mini bar: Pop, water, beer. All you need. Beach: Gorgeous. You can walk for miles in both directions. Service/Staff: Pool/beach staff are good but was a bit inconsistent. Lobby bartender was fun. They work hard to serve you; and if it’s great, tip well. When we were there, they seemed to be short-staffed. Overall comments: Not a 5-star resort. More of a 3.5 star. The staff wasn’t trained on the “DREAMS BRAND” and that was kind of an issue for me, as I’ve stayed at numerous Secrets & Dreams. With a bit of training and adequate staffing, I think the hotel staff could make this a close-to-perfect vacation. What I liked most: beach, sunsets, balcony, lobby bar, Portofino. What the resort could improve upon: Public bathrooms didn’t have signage (especially the snack bar bathroom). Quick lunch food was lacking (see above). Towel cards should be abolished.
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The buffet is horrible, but many restaurants are adult only. Why did I pay the full price for my 15 years old kid?
OLEG G.
Jul 09 2018
This hotel has the worst buffet I've ever seen. And the biggest problem at night or some restaurants have adult only policy. What is wrong with the management? Why they change the full price and allow to eat in buffet only. Complete rip off.
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Disappointing
MARY T.
Jul 01 2018
I have used Apple Vacations for numerous all-inclusive trips, This trip was the worst I've experienced! The staff at the hotel (actually one exception-Adolfo Arechiga was amazing) the rest were rude, unfriendly, and curt with all their answers! I will never recommend this resort or return there!! I couldn't wait to leave! I felt very unwelcome and that I was bothering them! The maid came in and threw pillows on the couch for turn-down service then ran out of the room. the waiters did not smile at me- they were very friendly and spoke in length to those tourists or guests who spoke spanish, I could not get a smile or even their attention for a drink. Terribly disappointing.
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RAUL S.
Jun 29 2018
Luxury, conform and relax great ambiance and service
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RODNEY G.
Apr 10 2018
This did not deserve a 5 gold Apple rating. Very disappointed.
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KATHERINE M.
Apr 01 2018
Totally inaccurate Apple rating. Food choices were limited and mostly bad - the buffet food was the worst I have experienced at an all-inclusive in Mexico. Mexican restaurant at the hotel was absolutely awful (lasagna on the menu??) Service at that restaurant was awful - we waited 1/2 hour before being offered drinks, waiter forgot half the order and when we pointed out the things that were missing, he forgot again. Lounge chairs by the pool were scarce, and when we found one, they were very uncomfortable. There were even fewer loungers at the beach - and half of the chairs on the beach were broken. When we didn't return to our lounge chairs by the pool within an hour, security picked up our things and removed them from the pool. When we returned, there was nowhere to sit. If the hotel had a 3-apple rating, I would have known what to expect, but giving this hotel a six, golden-apple rating is just wrong. We were very disappointed and will think twice before booking through Apple again.
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Relaxing Low Stress Vacation
ANTHONY H.
Jan 19 2018
Resort is a short drive from the airport. Check in was fast and easy. We upgraded to the Preferred Section with and ocean view-it was well worth the additional expense! An added bonus was the private lounge a short walk from our room, which meant we had a perfect sunset with cocktails every evening from our deck or hot tub. The lounge had a great view of the bay from 1 table and that became my late afternoon spot out of the sun. Staff at every bar was upbeat, friendly and attentive. Restaurants had little to no wait. Except for the Italian restaurant. We had a group of 8 that had a wait of 40 minutes for tables to clear. We opted to buy 2 bottles of wine (not part of the all inclusive) and took advantage of the beautiful wine cellar which had a private table and 2 staff that tended to the guests, also well worth the expense. The resort had much less walking than many other places I’ve been. The staff were very friendly and were calling us by name from the 3rd day. The spa is beautiful with a friendly attendant, Yanira, to ensure you have the opportunty to enjoy all the benefits it has to offer. This is not the fanciest place we have been, nor the most gourmet, but the atmosphere is very accommodating, relaxing and welcoming. Facilities are clean, polished, well kept. Although not over the top in luxury, this is a beautiful resort. One thing that disappointed - the 3rd pool, which is the one nearest to the beach was not heated. The water was to cold to use. A few brave souls did over the week, but it would have been better if the largest pool onsite, was usable.
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Just an OK stay
JOSEPH H.
Nov 03 2017
We have been to a few other Dreams Resorts and was not so impressed with the resort. A good resort to kick back and relax but if you are looking for entertainment, this would not be the place. Restaurants were ok and not all were open nightly. We did go outside the resort for dinner one night and had an excellent experience.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
We had the most amazing service!!
Elizabeth J,
Wed Dec 12 06:16:32 EST 2018
Best pool side service ever thank you Anaht and Julio. The staff at the Italian restaurant went above and beyond to accommodate our group. Thank you! From the moment we stepped off the bus everywhere we went in the resort we were greeted with a friendly smile and great service.

Dreams are amazing at Villagmagna Nuevo Vallarta!!
claricecorcoran, Hinton, Canada
Tue Dec 11 12:48:21 EST 2018
Our first trip to Mexico was absolutely amazing!! We stayed at the Dreams Villamagna in Nuevo Vallarta for a wedding and were treated like royalty. The staff were all fantastic but the ones that really stand out were the World Café servers Agustin, Gilberto, Victor, Fani and Yadira Gomez. The front desk adviser Emmanuel was very helpful and you could tell he really wanted everyone to enjoy their holiday. Of course we did spend some time at the Rendevous Bar where Manuel was a bartender. Talk about service, you didn't even have to get his attention to have your beverage refilled, he just knew when your glass was empty and replaced it with a full one. This is a beautiful family friendly resort. Everything is so clean and in good repair, the staff is outstanding and the setting unbelievably beautiful. We were lucky enough to have turtles hatching and returning to the Ocean on the sandy beach just below the Sugar Reef. We met so many wonderful and genuine people here. Armando was our go to guy at the Sugar Reef and a real fountain of information. We would go back in a heartbeat. Our only regret about this resort was that 1 week wasn't enough! Highly recommend this destination to families and couples alike.

November Wedding Group Trip
Lauren888, Vancouver, Canada
Tue Dec 11 12:15:24 EST 2018
We were a large group of 52 at the Dreams from Sun-Sun in late Nov. I never expect too much from an all inclusive resort, especially when someone else is choosing it! I was pleasantly surprised with Dreams Villamagna. They were quick to process all of us upon arrival. Our room was on the 7th floor and had a great view, despite being a "basic tropical view" . Daily maid service was great, drinks stocked daily as well (except when we arrived, there weren't any beers in our fridge, but not a big deal). We ate at all of the restaurants, they were all quite good! The mexican was our least favourite, though I REALLY wanted it to be good. The coconut shrimp at Oceana were fantastic, as was the steak at the Steakhouse (can't recall the name). Lunch was usually a burger or chips and guac from the snack bar, as we didn't like to take too much time away from the beach for eating. The beach was lovely, soft sand, no rocks in the water. You can walk forever either way on the beach, if that's your thing. We would usually transition to the cold infinity pool in the afternoon. No its not heated, but on a hot day, it feels fantastic! I've never had service that was good enough to mention in a review, until now. ALBERTO at the pool is the hardest working server I have ever encountered. He remembers you every day, remembers what you like to drink (mine was a special coffee which he had to go to another bar to get for me), and does it all with a smile. We would see him running around, hustling to keep us happy. We made sure to thank him graciously with words and tips every day. Those are the kind of people who make your trip that much better! Thank you Alberto!!! The wedding was beautiful, as was the bride and bridesmaids. They all had their hair and makeup done at the resort and looked great. I know some people would be hesitant about that but these girls were happy. This is a quiet resort, but it is what you make it! We liked to stay up late and party, so we went to the roof top bar. We danced and sang wherever we went. We made it fun. The quiet during the day was enjoyable. No loud microphones or speakers at the pool, just people relaxing, having a good time. OK one complaint only- on our last day, we didn't get picked up until about 3. We all checked out at 11, then hung out at the pool until we needed to go. I wanted to have lunch before I got in the bus to the airport, but when I tried to go into the snack bar, the hostess denied me. She said "no your package is over". I have stayed at over 10 resorts and have never had this happen. So no food. Brutal. Anyways, if you choose this resort, I'm sure you;ll be happy. Just remember you are on vacation, be happy! And maybe bring some food so you're not starved on your last day ;)

An excellent locale!
rcnaeyaert, Mason, Michigan
Tue Dec 11 08:59:30 EST 2018
People were friendly! Lots of kids, which we don't prefer when we travel, but understand! There was massive amounts of seaweed on the beach that the staff tried to stave off...bless their hearts! All in all - it was gorgeous! OH - aside from a gecco in our bathroom TWO NIGHTS!!

Great vacation, wonderful resort!
annemV4691KK,
Tue Dec 11 07:08:40 EST 2018
We stayed at the Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta 12/3-12/7, 2018 - there were so many 5 star resorts in the area it was a hard decision on where to stay but we made the right choice. Josue Cortes from the restaurant and Chuwy (not sure of the spelling) from the pool bar were top notch and took great care of us - we couldn't ask for anyone better! The food and service were excellent - the room (ocean view jr. suite) was very spacious and the view was phenomenal. There was a hot tub on the patio and a huge soaking tub in the bathroom. The beach was beautiful and service on the beach from the hotel staff was just as good as it was near the pool. We walked everyday to the small shopping area which was located about 1.5 miles from the hotel. There is a wonderful walking/jogging/biking path across from the hotel that was very well maintained and made for an easy stroll to the Paradise Mall. There was a great farmer's market near the hospital along that path - we didn't realize it was only there on Tuesdays so missed out on some great buys! My only complaint was that the Oceana Restaurant (seafood) was only open 1 night when we were there - granted we were there during a quiet period and they were doing some cleaning and renovations of that restaurant - the one meal we had there was perfect! We're already planning a return trip in the near future.



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