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Dreams Sands Cancun Resort and Spa

5 stars



Restaurants and bars

  • Room service
  • Bordeaux – French cuisine and elegance. Open for Dinner (6pm to 11pm)
  • El Patio – Mexican cuisine and elegance. Open for dinner (6pm to 11pm)
  • Himitsu – Pan Asian cuisine and elegance. Open for dinner (6pm to 11pm)
  • Olio - Mediterranean and seafood cuisine. Open for breakfast (8am to 10am), lunch (11am to 5pm) and dinner (6:30pm to 11pm) 
  • Portofino – Italian cuisine and elegance. Open for dinner (6pm to 11pm) 
  • Waves and Sands – International cuisine and elegance. Open for dinner (6:30pm to 11pm)
  • World Café – International buffet. Open for brekakfast (7am to 11am), lunch (12:30 to 3pm) and dinner (6:30pm to 10pm)
  • Barefoot Grill – Snacks and barbeque. (Open 12pm to 4pm )
  • Coco Café and Ice Cream Parlor (6:30am to 10pm), late night bites (11pm to 7am)
  • Barracuda (10am to 11pm)
  • Desires sports bar – enjoy live music daily (6pm to 1am)
  • Manatees Swim up bar (6pm to 1am)
  • The Rendezvouz – drinks and live music (10am to 1 am)
  • Sushi and Ceviche by the beach (11am to 5pm)
  • Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience - Enjoy dinner and live entertainment at neighbouring sister resorts from 6pm to 1am. Terms and conditions apply including a book by 3pm rule. Guests are also responsible for travel costs and special restrictions may apply on special occasions).
  • Romantic dinners - a spectacular candlelit, private romantic dinner at a romantic spot. Advance reservation through concierge necessary. Limited availability and additional charges applied.



  • Ocean volleyball
  • Spanish lessons
  • Caribbean dance lessons
  • Bingo
  • Theme Nights and parties
  • Live musical performances
  • Stage shows
  • Big screen movies on the beach
  • Jogging path
  • Ocean trampoline
  • Cooking and cocktail classes
  • Yoga
  • Explorer’s Club for kids
  • Library
  • Darts & Billiards
  • Pool table
  • Table games
  • Kayaks
  • Hobie Cats
  • Scuba diving with lessons*
  • Explorer’s Club for children aged 3 to 12 (9am to 9pm) (see below for more information)
  • Core Zone Teens Club for teens aged 13 to 17 (2pm to 8pm) (see below for more information)
  • Golf - Complimentary Green Fees at nearby Playa Mujeres Golf Club. 
  • Dreams Spa by Pevonia (9am to 8pm) (see below for more information)
  • Fitness centre (6am to 9pm) – treadmills, stationary bikes, Elliptical machines, Bench press and free weights



  • Credit cards accepted: Visa, Master Card & American Express
  • Currency exchange is located at the Front Desk
  • ATM available in the shopping arcade area. Dispenses USD currency (Fees may apply)
  • Traveller’s Checks accepted at the front desk
  • Concierge services and 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Currency exchange
  • Business Centre (24 hours) - Computers with complimentary Internet access, printer and copier ($0.25 USD each), office supplies and secretarial services
  • Complimentary wireless internet access
  • Punta Cancun Convention Centre nearby
  • Wedding Gazebo
  • Car rentals*
  • Laundry and dry cleaning services*
  • Medical facility*
  • Private, romantic dinners*
  • Babysitting – 1child - $15 USD/hour, 2 children $25 USD/ hour. An extra charge for babysitter’s transportation after 8pm. Terms and conditions apply
  • Gift Shop*
  • Sightseeing and excursions*
  • Private dinners on the beach*
  • AMSTAR Travel agency
  • Wedding and event/meeting services*
  • Newlywed & Anniversary Packages*
  • Medical facility/First Aid
  • Tours*
  • Private, romantic dinners on the beach*
  • Parking


Explorer’s Club for children aged 3 to 12 (9am to 9pm)

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Playground
  • Treasure hunts
  • Sandcastle contests
  • Board games and video games
  • Water games 
  • Cinema
  • Doll nursery
  • Play kitchen
  • Weekly campout adventures
  • Big screen movies on the beach
  • Beepers for parental control
  • Dinner for children
  • All Explorer’s Club staff members are certified by the American Red Cross in CPR for children.


Core Zone Teens Club for teens aged 13 to 17 (2pm to 8pm)

  • Social events – including weekly bonfires and Disco mixers
  • Video Games
  • Ping-Pong and foosball tables
  • Computers with internet


Dreams Spa by Pevonia (9am to 8pm)

  • Whirlpool baths 
  • Treatment rooms
  • A relaxation lounge
  • A sauna
  • A steam room 
  • Private showers 
  • Pedicures, manicures
  • Facials
  • A full-service beauty salon with hair  styling, cuts, blow dries, waxing
  • Massage’s 
  • Fitness centre (6am to 9pm) – treadmills, stationary bikes, Elliptical machines, Bench press and free weights


Nearby sister properties

  • Secrets The Vine Cancun (10 mins)
  • Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf & Spa Resort (25 mins)
  • Zoёtry Villa Rolandi Isla Mujeres (60 mins)
  • Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun (20 mins)
  • Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa (20 mins)
  • Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Maya (15 mins)
  • Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun (25 mins)
  • Now Jade Riviera Cancun (30 mins)
  • Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun (50 mins)
  • Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun (70 mins)
  • Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa (95 mins)
  • Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa (120 mins)


Local Points of Interest:

  • Cancun's convention centre and a wide variety of restaurants, bars and Cancun's famous nightlife
  • Championship golf courses
  • Historical Mayan ruins
  • Plaza Caracol Mall (5 minutes) with over 150 stores!
  • Hard Rock Café!
  • Nichupte-Borjorquez Lagoon - Accessible by boat - world class fly and spin tackle fishing.
  • Parque Nixuc Waterpark (10 minutes) fun day trip for all ages.
  • Isla Mujeres (1 hour and 11 mins) Accessible by ferry or boat, this is a relaxing island.
  • Cozumel - Accessible by boat, this island offers scuba diving and snorkelling.
  • Xplor Park ( 59 mins) – Enjoy a jungle zip line course, an underground river, an amphibious jeep, rafting and more.
  • X-Caret (Eco-Archaeological Park) (1 hour and 7 mins) - Mayan culture and family fun 
  • Xel-Ha (1 hour and 3 mins) – an aquatic adventure through lagoons and caves which showcases ancient Mayan culture.
  • Tulum Mayan Ruins (1 hour and 39 mins) - ancient artefacts, ruins pyramids, a beach and breath-taking views.
  • Coba Mayan Ruins (2 hours and 17 mins) - A tall pyramid in the midst of the jungle 
  • Chichen Itza Mayan Ruins ( 2 hours and 20 mins) - restored ancient structures, pyramids and excellent views of Chichén Itzá.

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