Dreams Sapphire Resort & Spa

Riviera Cancun, Mexico

Virgin rating

The hotel

Nestling along a fabulous beachfront, this spectacular low-rise resort is ideal for couples or families looking for an Unlimited-Luxury®, All Inclusive holiday in the Caribbean. It’s built in stunning Mayan architectural style, fitting in well with the dazzling tropical location. Rooms are exceptionally spacious and have balconies or a terrace which overlook the tropical gardens or ocean. You’ll never run out of things to do or food to eat here with a whopping five gourmet a la carte restaurants, but don't feel the pressure - 24-hour room service is included in the Unlimited-Luxury® so you can eat at 2:00am if you fancy! There are standout facilities for adults and kids alike; the Dreams Spa by Pevonia® offers seven treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy circuit with sauna, steam room, showers, Jacuzzi, dynamic pool and an outdoor relaxation area. And whilst you're there, time flies for the kids at the Explorer's Club with board games and video games to keep them busy, sandcastle contests and arts and crafts. Outside the resort are some of the Yucatan Peninsula’s greatest attractions including Mayan cultural sights such as Chichen Itza, Tulum and Coba and theme parks like Xcaret and Xel-Ha.

Amenities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Tennis
  • Windsurfing
  • Babysitting service
  • Kids Club
  • Honeymoon
  • Wedding
  • Bar
  • Internet Access

Where is it

On a white sand beach, half way between Cancun and Playa del Carmen, close to attractions such as archeological sites, the world's second largest coral reef, the quaint fishing town of Puerto Morelos and lots of shopping. Transfer time from airport: 15 minutes.

Hotel information

488 suites on 3 floors in 14 buildings with no lifts. All with air-conditioning, sofa, ceiling fan, balcony/patio, cable TV, telephone, complimentary WiFi, clock radio, safe, mini-bar replenished every day with bottled water, juice and beer, 24-hour room service, coffee/tea maker, bathroom with shower, marble floors, complimentary toiletries, bathrobes and slippers, hairdryer and iron and board. Deluxe Junior Suite Tropical View Rooms sleeping maximum 3 adults and 1 child (up to 12 years), or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years).

All Inclusive of: Unlimited-Luxury® includes all meals, snacks and drinks, including premium domestic and International premium brand liquors and wines and mini-bar stocked daily with water, soft drinks and beer. 24-hour room service. Pool and beach waiter service, daily maid service. All activities and entertainment above unless otherwise stated. Hotel operates a no-wristband policy.

Enjoy the 'Sip, Savour and See' Dining Experience which includes sipping artfully prepared cocktails at the bar or lounge of your choice, savouring complimentary cuisine at the restaurant of your choice and seeing the resort's nightly entertainment at companion properties (dinner only. Guests are responsible for cost of transportation to and from the resort. Terms and conditions apply).

Family Junior Suite Tropical View are made up of 2 adjoining Junior Suite Tropical View, with 1 king-size bed and 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years).

Preferred Club Family Junior Suite Tropical View are 2 adjoining Preferred Club Junior Suites, with 1 king-size bed and 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years).

Preferred Club Junior Suite Tropical View have preferred club benefits, with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years).

Preferred Club Junior Suite Ocean Front are as above but facing the Caribbean Sea and include a whirlpool tub on the balcony, sleeping maximum 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years).

Preferred Club Junior Suite Beach Front Swim Out have direct swim-out access to a semi-private pool, beachfront views, and preferred club benefits, with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years).

Preferred Club Master Suite Ocean Front have a separate living room, a large balcony with ocean views, and preferred club benefits, with 1 king-size bed and sofa bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults and 1 child (up to 12 years).

Preferred Club Master Suite Beach Front Swim Out are as above, but on the ground floor with direct access to a semi-private swim-out pool, and beachfront views.

Preferred Club room types include the following benefits:

  • Personalised check-in and checkout with concierge service
  • Preferred status and amenities
  • Access to private lounge and adults-only pool, featuring Bali beds
  • Pool concierge and bar service
  • Upgraded mini-bar service and room service menu
  • Pillow menu
  • Upgraded luxury bath amenities
  • Daily continental breakfast, afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, exquisite desserts and fine liquors in private lounge
  • Complimentary newspaper in suite daily (English and Spanish)
  • Complimentary computer access in private lounge
  • Access to Cibu restaurant for breakfast

8 reservation-free restaurants (5 à la carte, a buffet, a grill and a café): World Café (breakfast, lunch and dinner, International themed buffet). Portofino (breakfast* and dinner. Italian. *Breakfast is available for Preferred Club guests only). Himitsu (dinner, Asian cuisine including Teppanyaki). El Patio (dinner, Mexican). Coco Café (snack bar). Bordeaux (dinner, French). Bluewater Grill (lunch and dinner, fine cuts and seafood and fish specialties). Barefoot Grill (casual grilled favourites served poolside during lunch). Barracuda beach bar. Rendezvous lobby bar. Revive (smoothie and juice bar). Scores sports bar (adults only after 9:00pm). Sugar Reef (swim-up bar). The Reef (Preferred Club only pool bar, adults-only). Enjoy the 'Sip, Savour and See' Dining Experience which includes sipping artfully prepared cocktails at the bar or lounge of your choice, savouring complimentary cuisine at the restaurant of your choice and seeing the resort's nightly entertainment at companion properties (dinner only. Guests are responsible for cost of transportation to and from the resort. Terms and conditions apply).

Themed nights. Air-conditioned theatre. Live nightly entertainment. Big screen movies on the beach.

3 oversized pools, including a Preferred Club adults-only pool, and a children's wading pool. Family waterpark with waterslides. Dreams Spa by Pevonia®* with 2 whirlpools, sauna, steam room and on-site Mexican Temazcal steam bath which can be used complimentary when you book any body treatments*, massage* and facials*. Fitness centre with yoga room. Water sports including kayaking, catamaran, snorkelling*, as well as water volleyball and water polo. Scuba diving* with lessons in the pool, and deep sea fishing*. Turtle release programme (seasonal). Tennis. Ping-pong. Board games. Yoga. Big screen with films on the beach. Water aerobics. Beach volleyball and beach football. Euro-bungee. Explorer's Club for kids (3-12-year-olds) open 9:00am–10:00pm inclusive of lunch and dinner, with a new splash park and toddler pool, and activity schedule. Complimentary green fees at a nearby golf course (golf cart rental* mandatory, transportation not included, terms and conditions apply, subject to change).

Babysitting service*. Laundry service*. Boutique stores* (including souvenirs and newspapers). Concierge services and 24-hour front desk. Currency exchange, car rentals*, on-site Travel Agency* and medical facilities*. Complimentary WiFi access throughout.

Wheelchair adapted rooms with partially accessible amenities or facilities available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

* Denotes local charge.

Please note: child ages at this property are up to and including 12 years. 

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May 27, 2024 Sightsee13894440308

Amazing food service and entertainment staff! All of the restaurants provided beautiful food and the best dining service I've ever experienced. Thank you to the entertainment staff for all the effort and enthusiasm! Thank you Julio and Sergio for creating an amazing experiment at dreams sapphire!
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May 27, 2024 Caitlin P

Sergio at the World Cafe buffet was really great! He was so welcoming and connected with the whole family during our stay. All of the food was also excellent at every restaurant, no complaints! We enjoyed the variety of foods and great service.
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May 26, 2024 James W

They offered a tequila tasting event, it was an exponential experience. They offered several different options of tequila paired with various foods as well. It was also education to learn how which foods enhanced the flavor of certain tequila. Our presenter, Christine, was very informative and knowledgeable about the tequila presented, he and his… Read more
They offered a tequila tasting event, it was an exponential experience. They offered several different options of tequila paired with various foods as well. It was also education to learn how which foods enhanced the flavor of certain tequila. Our presenter, Christine, was very informative and knowledgeable about the tequila presented, he and his team really pulled together a very noteworthy experience and I do suggest you try it when staying at this resort! Read less
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May 26, 2024 Valencia S Augusta, Georgia

The tequila tasting was the best 10/10 Christian idea with the tequila is amazing!!! The shrimp tacos are amazing. The whole experience was very welcoming he is very knowledgeable and helps you love tequila even more. If you ever stay her please ask the front desk about the details. You will not regret it!
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May 26, 2024 carninmud

Great beach front property. Main pool was great with swim up pool bar. Plenty of lounge chairs and umbrellas. Pool side cabanas with an additional charge. Great large rooms. Fabulous housekeeping staff. Great restaurants with attentive wait staff.