Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added Values!

Apple Leisure Group Exclusive: Free non-stop transfers.

Weddings: Receive the Dreams Wedding in Paradise Package complimentary when booking the minimum required room category for a minimum of 7 nights. Restrictions may apply. See applebeachbrides.com.

Honeymoon: Receive the Dreams Eternity Honeymoon Package complimentary. This honeymoon package is complimentary when you book a Preferred Club Junior Suite Oceanview or higher for a minimum of 7 nights. (restrictions apply*)

Family: Two kids 3-12 Stay, Play and Eat Free during select dates.

Greening Your Life: Part of the Apple Vacations Greening Your Life initiative, this property is Rainforest Alliance Verified and participates in Earth Day and Clean Coasts Day. Other green initiatives include beach clean-ups and recycling programs. 

Secluded in a lush tropical paradise that faces a pristine beach with blue waters stretching to the horizon, Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa offers a stunning ocean view from the majority of guest accommodations. This opulent resort offers Unlimited-Luxury® beginning with a free form swimming pool which winds its way from the lobby down to the beach and is complete with waterfalls, a swim-up bar and venues throughout. 

Indulge in six à la carte themed restaurants, and ten stylish bars and lounges. With Unlimited-Luxury®, guests have the option to Sip, Savor & See. This includes complimentary dinner and drinks and live evening entertainment at nearby participating resorts from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. (transportation costs are not included). 

Live nightly shows compliment the vast array of daily activities from kayaking and snorkeling to unwinding at the lavish spa. The Explorer's Club for kids, a fully supervised children's program for ages 3-12, features weekly campout adventures, sand castle competitions, a rock climbing wall and a pirate ship waterslide. For romantics, the stunning wedding gazebo is the perfect place to say I do. 

All accommodations are luxuriously spacious, airy and bright, with room for everyone to truly relax. If you desire an even higher level of luxury, the Preferred Club is for you. Enjoy an upgraded suite, special concierge service and Preferred status and amenities.

*Please request your honeymoon package at time of booking. Not available during Christmas and New Year’s 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.

Location

Uvero Alto
Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) : 25 miles

Property Information

Total rooms: 620

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory Christmas hotel cancellation policy (24 Dec 19-31 Dec 19). Cancellations received within 1-28 days of arrival will be charged 100% of the total hotel cost.
Advisory Student Groups (Spring Breakers) are not permitted at Hotel. A student group consist of those that travel without parent supervision or a responsible adult in each room. This could refer to but not limited to high school students or college students booking multiple rooms. The hotel reserves the right to deny lodging to any reservations of this type.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy - Student Groups (Spring Breakers) are not permitted at Hotel.

Transfer Policy - A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information - Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.  Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.  Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5 star tripadvisor rating Based on 13771 reviews
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Wedding Reception Washout 2019

    We stayed and had our wedding at Dreams Spa Punta Cana. In regards to the resort we felt safe and not one of our guests were ill. The staff are hard working, accomodating and friendly. The tourist were also very friendly. We had the honeymoon suite, which was a great size, the rooms definitely needed updating and there were several maintenance issues, if it could be dealt with by the staff they responded quickly. The TV reception was poor and there was only a few power outlets. They offered limited food and drinks at room service but you received it promptly. Preferred club facilities wasn't beneficial for us as we don't drink lots of alcohol and the beach cabanas were only for those members from preferred club so you couldn't share it or be with family and guests if we used it. Wedding at Dreams We spent a year and a half planning our wedding via email with our wedding planner Paola Urena, this was not ideal as information was sometimes missed, confusing and often not detailed. I was fortunate to have the same wedding planner for the whole time but unfortunately she wasn't the best. I would recommend not to have a wedding at Dreams for the following reasons; 1.The wedding planner doesn't make it personal enough as there are many weddings at Dreams and they treat you like a business. 2. The guests at the wedding were on time but the Judge was late leaving less reception time. 3. There was heavy rain and a power cut at the wedding reception which caused a health and safety issue with the floor being wet and for the last two hours guests couldn't dance and enjoy themselves. 4. The response was slow from the wedding planner and staff to clear the wet floor. 5. The wedding planner was not forthcoming in reassuring us or guests about the situation. 6. The food served was very poor and children's meal uneatable. 7. There was no backup plan to prevent rain coming in or a generator or even proper lighting in place as a result of the blackout. 8. The wedding planner failed to put out all my wedding favours, which were left behind. On the positive side, the ceremony went well and Dreams is a beautiful place to have a wedding. The photographer Juan Carlos from Adventure Photos was great orgainised ,flexible and accommodating producing beautiful photos, they provided a top service from start with excellent communication to finish. The compensation offered was not much when you think about the hard work of wedding planning for so long, the stress/ anxiety,the huge disappointment and the lost of good memories which can never be replaced.. ☹️

    Jul 22, 2019
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Very average older resort

    We stayed 7 days with my husband and 2 toddler girls. This was our 6th all inclusive trip but first time at a Dreams resort. I will say that while we still had fun at the pool, beach, and nightly shows, there was a lot the resirt left us disppointed with. Food was very average. The buffett food was basically the same every day. 3 of the restaurants were either for adults only, kids >10, or preferred club members only, 1 was an outdoor pizza place where the pizza was dry, tasteless, and lukewarm. This left us with only 2 restaurant options for dinner, meaning we spent most of our 7 days dining at the buffett for breakfast, lunch, AND dinner. The buffet had no quality meat options even for dinner, only chicken and pork every day - no beef, no steak, no shrimp like we are used to seeing at other resorts. Only positive thing was sushi was available every day. Nonetheless, on day 5 of our trip we were pretty tired and disgusted with eating the same food over and over again. Even the outdoor grills had limited options, basically only burgers and hot dogs - whereas at other resorts they had so much food outside by the pools, options like ribs, fries, chips and guac, etc. The burgers and hot dogs at the grills by the beach and pool were not good quality, even the kids did not want to eat them. Also, at the buffett and the restaurants, wait times to get anything were long - one time by the time I received ketchup for my omelette, I had to ask 2 people, wait 15 mins, and ended up eating the omelette cold. Same with waiting for coffee or orange juice, many times we finished our meals by the time we got our drinks delivered. The kids club looked great in pictures, but the rules are dumb. Kids with parents are not allowed for freeplay except for 1.5h in the AM - otherwise the club playgrounds and pirate ship pool with slide were empty all day yet our kids couldn't use them unless we signed them up for the 9am to 9pm club which is for >3 yrs old and where they are without parents all day. My 1yo was too young and 3yo would definitely not stay away from us all day long so the kids club facilities looked good from behind the fence but we couldn't use them. At other resort we stayed, the kids pools and slides we free for all. Needless to say, the kids were a little bored by the end as we could only use the main pool and beach, and not much else to do. Finally, our room and bathroom were both small and old/smelly. All the public bathrooms, esp in lobby smelled lik

    Jul 22, 2019
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Please just don’t...and I am still here

    I have been to many AM resorts as a UVC member. This place has had the worst service and rooms. This place is falling apart! Serious maintenance issues here. The ceilings are bowed. The pool is so shallow and hot water all the time. You can’t cool off. The restaurants have no air conditioning. The buffet is so hot that I could not stand it. It is set up for AC but told not working and hasn’t in 2 YEARS! Wtf! Those poor workers! You sit there and drenched from the heat. We ordered room service last night. My daughter opened the door and he threw it open and set the tray down hard! And then left without a word and slammed the door! At night too. I got preferred club. No turn down. Had to switch rooms due to AC not working. No consistency. The food is just not good. Thank God I haven’t got sick yet! No AC means everything sits hot. Just terrible. The only nice thing so far is when I went to the beach and got a Bali bed and did get drink service there. If you are sitting anywhere else forget it. So if you don’t mind hot water shallow pools and sweating your a$$ off at dinner and slow service then this is the place for you. Not up to AM standards. I feel like I wasted my money! The Now Onyx is waaay better! I am trying out all the AM resorts and for a Dreams this is the worst! And I was in the Sunscape Bavaro that closed down. 😂

    Jul 22, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    What a wonderful time was had by all!!! We all miss it already and I am home 36 hours!!!

    We had 50 people with us for a family vacation recently and had the best time. The staff went over the top to accommodate us. There are so many things to do there and they constantly had activities for everyone!!!! We would love to go back and it was well worth the money and we all loved our special waiter Simon!!!

    Jul 22, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Visit this place with my sister

    I stood in this place for the very 1st time and i loved it! The staff, the food, the good vibes. It was soo worth it! Definitely coming back with my kids and mom. Shout ot to the best entertainment staff, la peque, Scrappy, edwin, Jenkely ( the dj) El chocolate, black dave. And the best hostess, Juana. This place was the best! Going to miss them all!

    Jul 22, 2019
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