Dreams Las Mareas Eco Friendly Luxury Resort in Costa Rica

Social Responsibility

Dreams Las Mareas Resort & Spa is committed to making the world a greener place. Our friendly staff work together to promote a socially responsible environment to our guests. To show our commitment, we are involved in various programs, practices and activities here at the resort. Read below to learn all about what we do to promote the protection of our Earth.

Sustainability Policy

At Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica we have adopted sustainability as a model to guide all our activities, services and continuously improve the efficiency of the management system. We are committed to take the necessary actions to ensure the conservation and protection of our natural resources and historical-cultural heritage, as well as contribute to the economic and social development of our community in a coherent and participatory manner.

We strive to provide quality Unlimited-Luxury® services that meet the expectations of our guests, while building sustainable consumption chains employing local people, guaranteeing job security and strict compliance with the legal framework based on ethical and equitable practices that promote the physical and emotional well-being and development of all our employees.

In all of our activities, we maintain respect for the culture and rights of the local community, the reduction of our carbon footprint, the responsible use of water and energy, the protection of biodiversity, as well as the reduction and management responsible for all our emissions and waste.

Support of the Community

  • Volunteer program with its collaborators
  • English classes and recreational activities in community schools
  • Donation of school supplies
  • Support for the local entrepreneur
  • Participation and support in health fairs
  • Promotion of the local culture
  • Beach cleaning

If you want to be part of our community program, please contact us: info.drelm@dreamsresorts.com


Recycling Program

We have a solid waste management plan, with which we have recycled more than 198.9 tons of recyclable waste. All these valuable materials are donated to the Collection Center for Women Entrepreneurs of El Jobo, which give them an appropriate final destination while generating an economic resource for their families.

Marine Turtle Protection Program

We have an alliance with the non-governmental organization Tora-Carey where we seek the protection of the five species of sea turtles that come to spawn at the coasts of the community.


Ecological Blue Flag El Jobo Beach

We formed the Ecological Blue Flag Committee of El Jobo Beach, ensuring a clean and safe beach for its visitors.

KKR Eco-Innovation Award Winner

Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica is utilizing energy automation to monitor and remotely control energy use across the resort. This work will help the resort reduce energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions. The KKR Eco-Innovation Award recognizes current projects by KKR's portfolio companies that provide innovative, environmentally beneficial solutions while creating business value.

Tourism Sustainability Certificate (CST)

In 2018 we received the Tourism Sustainability Certificate from the Costa Rican Tourism Institute which recognizes our sustainable practices as a company.

Protection of Children and Adolescents of the Sexual Trade

Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica complies with the Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children and Adolescents against Commercial Sexual Exploitation associated with Travel and Tourism, maintaining a zero tolerance policy regarding the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents.