OK parents…it’s final exam time…then field day…then IT is coming…the inevitable last day of school! I am actually looking forward to it! I’m planning our summer fun, including our summer family vacation!
Like many, I have narrowed down a week and am deciding on location. Last year we went on a great vacation to Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa with friends and family. We were going for a little bit longer of a stay, so we decided to venture down further in the Riviera Maya corridor to Tulum.
I stayed at Dreams Tulum many years ago, when it first opened, and wow — it’s great and perfect for groups and families!
Dreams Tulum does not require wristbands, dining reservations or towel cards, like other AMResorts. I’ve mentioned before how that makes life easier when travelling with a family. You don’t have to be on a dining schedule or worry about losing extra items.
Here are some of my favorite things about the resort:
Recently, our Philadelphia Sales Manager, James Reese, visited Cancun’s Riviera Maya. Here are a few of the hotels he visited…
Gran Bahia Principe Coba – This resort has full exchange privileges throughout the Bahia complex in Riviera Maya! 1080 Spanish themed Junior Suites with mini bar. Apple Vacations clients receive preferred check in and buffet! Fantastic shopping plaza located in the complex! Shuttle service runs constantly throughout the resort. This section of the resort offers 1 Buffet and 3 a la carte restaurants with more options available throughout the complex! This resort has something to offer for everyone!
Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa – A resort with two distinct personalities! You can choose between the newer Junior Suite rooms or the traditional Hacienda rooms – Both unique and full of character! This resort boasts 431 rooms, 7 restaurants, 7 bars and even a Catholic chapel! No dining restrictions or reservations are required! Top shelf liquor and American beer! Phenomenal Explorer’s Club for children, a magnificent Spa and convention facilities. Enjoy a stroll through the lush landscaping on your way to see a movie on the beach! Guests can walk almost two miles of unspoiled beach to view Mexico’s ancient past! When booking with Apple Vacations, non-stop transfers are automatically included!
BlueBay Grand Esmeralda – Located on a beautiful stretch of beach, this resort offers 979 rooms, 6 enormous a la carte restaurants, 1 buffet and 3 bars with pool service. This resort features a large open air theatre with a different show every night, a complimentary gym and 24 hour room service. Also offers a concierge and elevators in every building. Lovely beach – very shallow and crystal clear with an abundance of shade and a fantastic view of Cozumel in the distance!
I received another review from Apple Vacations’ Erin Miller who is currently in Riviera Maya! Stayed tuned all weekend long for up to date info one each of the hotels.
Hello from Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa! This is a 6 Golden Apple Resort. This property is located right in Tulum, so it is about a 75-minute drive from Cancun Airport. But remember, Apple Vacations offers non-stop transfers to Dreams Tulum and all Zoetry, Secrets, Dreams & Now Resorts in Riviera Maya & Cancun. This hotel is a great choice if you plan to visit The Mayan Ruins in Tulum and also Xcaret park, as it is very close.
One of the best things I like most about this property is how nice the beach is! You can walk for miles down the beach and will not see another resort, they are the last resort in Riviera Maya! The beach is beautiful as well with soft white sand and calm blue water! Dreams Tulum offers 2 styles of rooms throughout the property, the Premium Suites which are in the newer buildings. These suites are only about 2 years old. They also offer the Hacienda Section which is the older but renovated section, and the style of these rooms is a more Mexican Hacienda feeling. Another good feature of this resort is they actually have a wedding chapel on site. The chapel is very charming with lots of wood, a very Mexican feeling, and perfect for a destination wedding!