Tulum is the #1 Winter Sun Destination for 2017!

We bet you’re spending your winter days daydreaming of the perfect tropical getaway with warm sun and sand.  Here at Dreams® Resorts & Spas, we have the perfect idea for your next winter vacation!

Tulum, Mexico was just named as the #1 destination by Flight Network on their list of The Top 27 Winter Sun Destinations in 2017, and Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa is excited to welcome new and returning guests to experience this one-of-a-kind vacation destination!

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Experience and Discover Tulum!

One of the most magical parts of any vacation is the opportunity to discover and enjoy a new part of the world. Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa is perfectly situated in the history-rich town of Tulum in the Riviera Maya, a spectacular area that has been inhabited for the past 700 years.

During your stay, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a truly authentic experience and discover the Mayan culture prevalent in Tulum, which was first known as “Zama,” also known as the “City of Dawn!” This untouched part of the Mexican Caribbean, located a short drive south from Playa del Carmen, offers its visitors the opportunity to discover magical and uncrowded places such as the ancient ruins of Coba and Tulum. Adventure-seekers will also be able to enjoy activities such as swimming in the crystal-clear waters of cenotes–naturally-formed underground caves–and interacting with nature at the nearby Xel-Ha waterpark and a nearby golf course! But that’s not all you’ll discover…

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Interested in experiencing the local lifestyle? Travel into downtown Tulum, a leisurely beach town full of great restaurants, a variety of nightlife and bars, shopping, and other local attractions. Foodies will surely enjoy the different types of authentic gourmet eateries and options that Tulum has to offer.

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Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine with a trip to Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa!

Interested in a lively night out? Adults can venture into town for a cold beverage at a variety of bars and lounges!

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When you stay at Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, we can guarantee there will never be a dull moment.

With plenty of local shops and attractions, the whole family can go exploring during the day.

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Bring a little piece of your Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa vacation home with you with colorful Mexican souvenirs like these!

There is always something exciting happening in Tulum! Book your Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa vacation today to begin your Riviera Maya adventure.

Get Wild with a Trip to the Croco Cun Zoo!

Happy #TravelTuesday from Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa! If you like a side of adventure with your relaxing beach vacation, we have a perfectly wild excursion for you: Croco Cun Zoo, located just five minutes away in the beautiful Riviera Maya!

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Unlike most zoos, a visit to Croco Cun is a fully hands-on experience.

Croco Cun isn’t your typical zoo. It is a hands-on interactive experience with the goal of increasing awareness of local conservationist efforts. Through interactive hour-long guided tours, Croco Cun inspires passion for nature and the wildlife that call the Riviera Maya area home. Visitors are able to touch, hold and feed a great variety of local animals including macaws, boa constrictors, deer, spider monkeys, parrots, snakes and lizards.

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Get up close and personal with Mexico’s native wild animals at Croco Cun Zoo!

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Meet incredible creatures like this macaw face-to-face at Croco Cun Zoo.

Admission to Croco Cun Zoo is $30 USD for adults, $20 for children from 6 to 12 years old and free for children under 5. If you’re interested in exploring this gem, the Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa concierge would be happy to help set up your trip!

Wedding Themes at Dreams Riviera Cancun

Have a unique wedding theme in mind?  Well, sit back and relax because the onsite wedding coordinators at Dreams Riviera Cancun make sure that everything from the big picture to all the little details are covered to ensure that no hair (or petal) is out of place. The wedding team at Dreams Riviera Cancun have amazing relationships with local suppliers and are able to accommodate even the most non-traditional wedding ideas. It is the ideal location for weddings of all faiths and cultures because the coordinators really work with you to make sure everything is correct.  They encourage you to send imagery from blogs, magazines, and even your Pinterest inspiration board and they’ll translate your vision into reality! As far as weddings go…there is no other wedding team that can really think out of the box and create your dream wedding like Dreams Riviera Cancun. Check out the video below to see the making of exceptional weddings at Dreams Riviera Cancun!

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Hamburger Festival Coming to the Riviera Maya Resorts This April

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We are excited for next month’s Hamburger Festival at Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa, Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa and Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa! Guests staying at participating properties during the month of April can enjoy 10 special mouthwatering hamburgers. Our chefs take the ordinary burger and transform it into a flavorful creation.

There is even a chance for you to win a free stay during Hamburger Festival! Participate in our Build Your Perfect Burger Sweepstakes for a chance to win a 3-night stay at participating resorts in April.

Here’s how to enter:

1)    ‘Like’ Dreams Cancun, Dreams Riviera Cancun, Dreams Puerto Aventuras or Dreams Tulum on Facebook 

2)    Build your favorite burger by selecting toppings

3)    Give your burger a name

4)    Enter for your chance to win a free stay

Plus, once you are on property you have even more chances to win big!  Upon check in guests will receive a passport with pictures of all of the different burgers on it. Each time a guest enjoys one of the 10 featured burger they will get a stamp on their passport. Everyone that gets all 10 burgers stamps are entered into a raffle to win a 7-night stay! The second contest encourages guests to choose for their favorite hamburger by dropping a ticket into a ballot box in the resorts’ lobby. A random winner will be selected at each resort to enjoy a complimentary 3-night stay.

Want a guaranteed spot to chow down at Hamburger Festival? Reserve your stay at the participating resort and travel during the month of April to indulge in the 10 tasty masterpieces.

Menu for Hamburger Festival

AMLander Cheddar Cheese, Sautéed Onions, Frisse Lettuce, Dijon Mustard, Smoked Ham

La Bohemian Gouda Cheese, Fried Prosciutto, Sliced Turkey, Pesto Mayonnaise, Spinach

La Madame Brie Cheese, Apple Butter, Dijon Mustard, Tomato and Spinach

The Couch Potato Blue Cheese, Potato Chips, Smoked Peppered Pork, Sautéed Onions, Garlic, Mayonnaise

The Cowboy Swiss Cheese, Flank Steak, Sautéed Wild Mushrooms, Rosemary, Bacon, Garlic Aioli, Lettuce

The Greek Gorganzola Cheese, Sundried Tomatoes, Olives, Bacon, Red Onions, Arugula, Garlic, Mayonnaise

The Havana Emmenthal Cheese, Ham, Roasted Pork Shoulder, Pickles, Yellow Mustard

Al Capone Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, Pepperoni, Sautéed Mushrooms, Pizza Sauce, Sautéed Onions

The Virgin Provolone Cheese, Pickled Jalapenos, Pepperoncini, Bacon, Ketchup, Mayonnaise and Fresh Dill

The Rod Ghar Gruyere Cheese, Caramelized Onions, Bacon, Fried Onion Rings, Garlic, Mayonnaise

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The Year of the Maya

The year of the Maya is here! The Maya was a very advanced culture, noted for its art and architecture, mathematical and astronomical systems and cuisine. They carved elaborate sculptures and reliefs, built sophisticated cities and temples, developed a highly accurate calendar, gazed at the stars in the observatories they constructed and utilized chocolate and corn in their food.

Since December 21, 2012 marks a special day for the Mayans – a day in which they believe the world would be reborn- Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa, Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa and Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa are celebrating with a month of Mayan events beginning Thanksgiving, November 22, 2012 and ending Friday, December 21, 2012.


Dreams Cancun: Every Monday at Dreams Cancun, listen to our Mayan story teller and gaze at the stars with high powered telescopes. On Tuesday, watch the Mayan torch show followed by the Mayan Show where the performers are dressed in traditional Mayan garb. Ever Wednesday, enjoy Mayan and Spanish language lessons and face painting. On Thursday, the kids in the Explorer’s Club make their own Mayan calendar and hunt for treasure. Friday, learn some traditional Mayan dances and Saturday, join us for a movie. Cap off your week of Mayan events on Sunday with a Mayan sandcastle contest.

Dreams Tulum: Experience the magic of the Maya at Dreams Tulum, adjacent to the gorgeous Mayan ruins of Tulum, with an exclusive tour of the city’s ruins every Monday and explore nearby cenotes, natural freshwater pools that are abundant in the Riviera Maya, every Tuesday. On Wednesdays, take park in our stargazing night and Mayan show. Enjoy Mayan rituals like the temazcal (a Mayan sauna) on Friday, compete in the sandcastle competition on Saturday and party at the Sunday beach party!

Dreams Riviera Cancun: At Dreams Riviera Cancun, discover the Mayan cuisine every Monday while you watch traditional Mayan dishes being made. On Tuesday, build a traditional Mayan hut and furniture. Every Wednesday, take part in a Mayan ceremony where a Mayan chaman conducts a tirual that will leave you filled with positive energy. Learn basic Mayan words and how to write them on Thursdays. Fridays, stargaze and view the vast solar system with our high tech telescopes. Saturday, play a Mayan ball game in the pool and finish off your week on Sunday with a Mayan show.

Dreams Puerto Aventuras: At Dreams Puerto Aventuras, take part in the special activities that include stargazing, Mayan shows, learning the Mayan number system and language, creating Mayan crafts, cooking Mayan dishes in a class. Kids get in on the fun as well creating Mayan costumes!

August BBQ Festival

For all you barbeque lovers out there, come get your hands dirty! Dreams Cancun Resort & Spa, Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa, Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, and Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa are hosting a barbeque festival during the month of August. Held every day from 12 to 5pm, the festival runs from August 2nd to 31st. Our Executive Chefs have composed an appetizing menu where guests can try barbeque made 10 different ways. Memphis and New Orleans-style barbeque and sauces and glazes inspired by Mexican cuisine are some of the delicious selections you can choose from.

Interested in enjoying some barbeque? Look for the banner in either Seaside Grill or Oceana Seafood Restaurant or ask your concierge for more information. The barbeque festival is open to all guests and is included in the Unlimited-Luxury® experience.