What our Tweeps are saying…

Our followers are constantly tweeting about their fun-filled vacations to Dreams Resorts. Here’s what they’ve been saying lately:

@rob_goldberg Enjoying the Mexican sun and all-inclusive comforts. Life is good. (@Dreams Cancun Riviera)

@nicolegrice @DreamsResorts My hubby and I LOVED Dreams PV. We just booked Dreams Cancun and can’t wait for May to get here!!!!

@CollegeHypnosis My triumphant return to @DreamsResorts Cancun is tonight! The new beach looks great!

@leanncarlson @DreamsResorts My family and I have visited Tulum and we’ll be visiting Riviera Cancun in May. Very much looking forward to our 2nd visit!

@meanttobesent @DreamsResorts I have visited secrets maroma beach, and my friend just got back from dreams in punta cana. BOTH A MA ZING!

@EverythingMom @DreamsResorts Thanks for having us – the resort offered a perfect balance for parents and kids!

@Vegastripbaby @DreamsResorts My wife and I have been to Cancun a dozen times. Our trip to Dreams was by far our favorite. Service- food- location = Great

If you are on Twitter, be sure to join in the conversation with @DreamsResorts. We love following your updates!

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Everything Mom’s Review of Dreams Puerto Vallarta

Everything Mom, Michelle, recently visited Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa with her husband and two children. She made a stop at our resort for a few days as part of her “24 Days in Mexico” blog series. Check out her review of the property below:

“As part of Everything Mexico, Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa invited us to come and experience “everything a mom could want”.

I can certainly see why Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa is one of the top rated resorts in Mexico. Everything blends so beautifully together. Romance, service, fun, food — everything this mom wanted.

Rooms
One of my favorite parts of the resort was the walkway leading to the rooms. The boardwalk is bordered by tropical flowers with the most delicious scents. Our room was in the older tower and had two queen sized – comfortable – beds. Each room has an awe inspiring view of the ocean. Our room did not have a balcony, however it did have sliding doors, so it was as if our entire room was a balcony.

One thing that stuck out at me, was the size of (yummy scented) bathroom products, a full 120 ml! Now, they were not replenished while we were there (2 days), however I was impressed because that cuts down on environmental waste.

Food
I loved the food at Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa. They have six restaurants featuring gourmet fare that do not require reservations. One night, we enjoyed a delicious Brazilian feast and the next a wonderful Mexican buffet that accompanied their Mexican Fiesta. The buffet went on forever and included options for everyone, even the kids. During the day, we helped ourselves to an all day buffet with many fantastic choices. Cannot rave enough about the food!

Entertainment
I was very impressed with the entertainment for both the adults and the children. Our first night, we took in a show that reminded me somewhat of a Cirque de Soleil performance. The talent of the performers was outstanding. My son and I had bug eyes and goose bumps for the whole show. The next night offered a Mexican Fiesta featuring Everything Mexican Culture. The host of the show did a great job of getting the crowd to participate and cheering. My daughter loved the “dancing princesses”. Again, great talent here as well.

But where Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa surpassed “my dreams”, was with their Kids Club. After you sign in your child, you are given a beeper. Then the door locks. Talk about security! We knew our daughter was 100% safe with the Kids Club team. The programs for kids were, as my son says — “awe-some, yeah dude”! They go above and beyond with a trampoline bungee jumper, beach movies, water trampoline and more. My daughter wanted to practically live in Kids Club. One day, we let her stay there a bit longer. They even take them for lunch at the buffet! She was in heaven. But I missed my little girl, so I had to drag her out … 🙂

My son was happy just to hang out with us in the ocean or the pool. We did find the temperature of the pool to be a bit too cool for extended play, however it was certainly refreshing.

Location
Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa is located on your way south out of Puerto Vallarta. IMO, it is far more lush and tropical at this end of PV. The resort is a hidden tropical paradise between two large, rocky cliffs. Which means two things – private and secure.

I have to say the beach at Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa is one of the best I have seen. Surrounded by rocky cliffs, the white sand melts into a soft surf. This cuts down substantially on vendors. And they are nice and respectful, they are simply there – not bugging you.

I took a taxi into town to purchase groceries for our trip south to Punta Perula and it was only $50 pesos. (Right now, that is about $4CAD)

Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa certainly had everything this mom wanted. They offer a perfect balance of luxury for the parents and activities for the kids. This would be a special place to reconnect with your spouse and maybe even renew your vows! We saw some beautiful weddings and moonlit couple’s dinners… *wink/nudge*”

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Your Questions Answered

We love interacting with our guests on Twitter, Facebook and various travel forums, such as TripAdvisor and Fodors.com. Here are some the top questions we have received in our outreach. Do you have a question that is not on this list? Feel free to send it our way.

Are reservations or wristband required at your resorts?

No!  Dreams Resorts & Spas do not require guests to wear wristbands or making dinner reservations.

What types of beer are available at Dreams Resorts & Spas?

Our resort in Mexico always have a selection of American beer, including Budweiser or Miller, and a selection of Mexican beer such as Dos Equis, Corona, Modelo and Pacifico. In the Dominican Republic, our resorts offer a selection of American beer and Dominican beers such as Presidente.

What is the entertainment schedule?

Each night you will receive our newsletter, The Sundial.  The Sundial will let you know the full schedule of events for the next day so you can plan ahead

What toiletries are available?

We provide our guests with Gilchrist & Soames shampoo, body wash, body lotion, bar soap and sunblock. These items are restocked daily, so no need to pack your own!

What water sports do you offer?

Depending on which resort you are staying at the water sports offered do vary. At most resorts you can expect snorkeling, windsurfers, kayaks, hobie cats and more.

Do the resorts offer room service?

24-hour room service is included! As part of our Unlimited-Luxury vacation packages, room service is available 24 hours a day, as well as a daily restocked the mini bar.

What is the Preferred Club? What is included?

The Preferred Club is an exclusive area providing exceptional services, a private lounge and Preferred Club suites offering additional amenities. Some of the additional benefits include: a private lounge that serves continental breakfast, private check in-check out, upgraded toiletries, complimentary internet access, complimentary newspaper in room everyday, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres in the evening, and more!

Around the Blogosphere

We love to hear feedback from our guests, and one great way to find out what our guests are thinking is scouring the Internet for reviews, blog posts, photos and videos.

Here are two great blog posts we stumbled across in our search that we thought you would appreciate.

This great post is about Heather’s recent trip to Dreams Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa. It includes some breathtaking photos of the beach!

Emily H. provides some great packing tips in this blog post about her recent trip to Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa.  We love her “rule of three” when deciding which shoes to bring.

Have you recently blogged about your vacation to a Dreams Resort & Spa? If so, send us a link and we will be happy to include it in an upcoming post.

Amazing Videos

Here are some great videos from our guests that will make you feel like you are on their vacation!

  • Feel like you are at Dreams Huatulco with this video from Beverly Clark.
  • Take part in the Dreaming of Freedom Turtle Release program at Dream Puerto Vallarta in this video.
  • Watch Cancun slip into nighttime from a balcony at Dreams Cancun with this cool time lapse video.
  • At Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana you get a drink and a show in this video.