Dreams Punta Cana is an all-inclusive resort located on the northeastern coast of the Dominican Republic. It is situated in the fishing village of El Macao. This town is known for Playa del Macao, a beach that UNESCO has defined as one of the best in the Caribbean. There are cliffs that go along the village, and it is possibly to go up them and view the sea. Punta Blanca Golf Course and White Sands Golf Course are close to this resort, and Bavaro Beach is about 15 miles away.
For visitors who wish to fly into the Dominican Republic and stay at Dreams Punta Cana – Luxury All Inclusive, the recommended airport is Punta Cana International. It is located about 22 miles from this hotel.
In addition to being on the beach, Dreams Punta Cana – Luxury All Inclusive has family’s, children’s and toddlers’ pools. Seven a la carte restaurants are located within this property, and 24-hour room service is available. The on-site spa offers children’s, teens’, mother-daughter, and father-son treatments, as well as those for couples and adults. The health and beauty spa is air-conditioned, and also has thatched-roof buildings by fish ponds, as well as a hydrotherapy area with a 15-person spa tub and cold plunge pool in a wood pavilion, a sauna, an aromatherapy steam room, an unscented steam room, and ice-cold, rustic (bucket), rainforest, and Swiss showers.
For adults, there is a casino and a nightclub. For teenagers, there is the Core Zone, which provides a variety of activities. In terms of transportation, shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available.
Additional resort amenities include 24-hour front desk, concierge desk, bellhop, multilingual staff, doorwoman/doorman, security guard, tour assistance, currency exchange, available medical assistance, wedding services, fitness facilities, gift shop/newsstand, hair salon, on-site shopping, wedding services, supervised childcare/activities, ballroom, banquet facilities, event catering, exhibit space, business services, multiple small meeting rooms, audio-visual equipment, bar/lounge, poolside bar and swim-up bar.
There are a total of 620 guestrooms at Dreams Punta Cana – Luxury All Inclusive, and they are spread out in nine three-story buildings (no elevators). They come with furnished balconies or patios, along with compact refrigerators that are stocked with complimentary soft drinks, water, juices and beer. There are also 29-inch TVs with US and European channels, along with MP3-docking stations. Preferred club rooms and suites include upgraded toiletries, complimentary Internet access and an upgraded minibar and room service menu.
These guestrooms also feature air conditioning, ceiling fan, blackout drapes, opening window, complimentary toiletries, bathrobes, hair dryer, bathroom scale, make-up/shaving mirror, slippers, desk, in-room safe, coffee/tea maker, iron, ironing board, daily housekeeping, wake-up calls, voice mail and turndown service. In-room childcare is available for a surcharge, and cribs can be provided. High-speed wireless internet access is also available for a surcharge.
When guests pay the room rate at Dreams Punta Cana – Luxury All Inclusive, the meals at all seven resort restaurants will be covered. Also included are unlimited domestic- and international-brand drinks at all restaurants and bars, as well as 24-hour room service. The in-room minibar with soft drinks, beer, water and juices is also part of the all-inclusive package. Taxes and gratuities will be covered as well.
For guests who come with children 3-12, there is the Explorer’s Club, and participation in its activities is covered by the all-inclusive package. This club provides activities in an air-conditioned clubhouse, beach and pool activities, lunch and dinner, evening movies and other programs. For those ages 13-17, there is the Core Zone, which offers things like foam parties, baseball cage, hockey and video games. For adults, this resort puts on all-inclusive nightly entertainment programs in the open-air studio, along with nightly disco dancing and dance contests.
Participation and equipment rental of several water sports is also covered by the all-inclusive package. This includes kayaks, snorkeling gear, hobie cat sailboats, sunfish sailboats, pedal boats, boogie boards, ocean trampoline, “iceberg” climbing tower in pool, water basketball, pool volleyball, pool aerobics and introductory scuba-diving lesson in pool. Guests are also free to use the swimming pool, spa tub, beach and pool lounge chairs and towel service. The all-inclusive land sports at this resort include tennis, bicycles and tours, bungee-trampoline, bocce, basketball, croquet, archery, beach volleyball, beach soccer, ping-pong, pool, darts, giant outdoor chess, use of fitness center and one introductory horseback-riding lesson.
Participation in several lessons is also included, such as dance, Spanish, painting, cooking and yoga. For those with cars, parking is free at this resort.
What’s not included
Some features excluded from the all-inclusive package are airport transfers; wine by the bottle; romantic champagne dinner for two; gift-shop snack foods and beverages; spa and beauty products, treatments, services; use of spa’s hydrotherapy area; optional or outside tours and excursions; motorized water sports; scuba-diving instruction/PAIDI certification course; scuba-diving and snorkeling excursions; incidental purchases; telephone, fax and internet-access charges; ceramics painting; business services; medical services; laundry and dry cleaning; photo services; and babysitting services.