Awards at Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa

Awards & Certifications

Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa has received some of the most prestigious travel awards in the world. Book your getaway, wedding or meeting now and see for yourself what sets our award-winning resort apart.

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TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award recognizes accommodations that consistently earn great reviews from travelers. Resorts given this honor are ranked within the top 10% of hospitality properties worldwide.

Year Won: 2020

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WTTC Safe Travels Stamp of Approval

All AMResorts® branded properties across Mexico, the Caribbean, Panama, Curacao, St. Martin, and the Dominican Republic have achieved the specialized designation from the WTTC. These defined protocols signify the highest standard in health and hygiene, which provides additional confidence and peace of mind our valued guests.

KKR Eco-Innovation Award Winner

Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa was recognized by KKR for aiming to eliminate the use of plastic straws on-site to reduce plastic pollution and greenhouse gas emissions associated with shipping plastic straws, as well as impacts on marine habitats.

Year won: 2020

AAA Four Diamond Award

Dreams Punta Cana has earned the highly-prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award. Dreams Punta Cana had to undergo inspections in which they had to meet high standards in service, accommodations, dining and amenities.

Years won: 2011–2019

Apple Vacations Golden Apple Award

Dreams Punta Cana has earned the prestige of consistently ranking the highest on Apple Vacations customer satisfaction surveys. The Golden rating reflects customer experiences at a given resort on a consistent basis.

Years won: 2013–2014, 2017

TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award

Dreams Punta Cana received the Travelers’ Choice award from TripAdvisor. Travelers' Choice awards are the highest honor TripAdvisor can give. Based on reviews and opinions from millions of travelers, it is in the top 1% of hotels.

Year won: 2018

TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Platinum Level

Awarded to Dreams Punta Cana. The TripAdvisor GreenLeaders program awards eco-friendly hotels that are committed to green practices.

Year won: 2015

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Certificate of Excellence is awarded to qualifying accommodations, attractions and restaurants listed on TripAdvisor.

Years won: 2010, 2012, 2015–2016, 2018

RCI Premier All Inclusive Award

Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa received this designation based on the global quality and service awards to recognize RCI all-inclusive affiliated resorts which provide an exemplary level of service, including the RCI Gold Crown Resort award, 4.0 or higher in TripAdvisor ratings, etc.

Year won: 2015

RCI Gold Crown Resort®

Dreams Punta Cana is recognized as a RCI Gold Crown Resort, the highest award through Unlimited Vacation Club's affiliation with RCI. RCI Gold Crown Resort® designates resorts that have met or exceeded specific standards in hospitality.

Years won: 2013, 2015

Rainforest Alliance Certified

Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa has achieved significant and measurable sustainability milestones and has received the Rainforest Alliance Certified™ mark. The requirements for certification are aligned with the Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria. This certification assures the commitment of Dreams Punta Cana to reduce the impact of its activities on the planet and local communities.


CheckSafetyFirst Certification

Dreams Punta Cana is certified by Check Safety First for consistently maintaining high levels of health and safety standards in their daily operations. They have received the food, room, aqua and pool checks.

Family Vacation Critic Favorite

Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor's family travel site, has named Dreams Punta Cana one of the best family-friendly resorts. To receive this award, resorts must have a four- or five-star rating by Family Vacation Critic's team of hotel experts and by families who have reviewed the resort.

Years won: 2014–2017

Saga Award

The Saga award is given based on guest experiences, and reflects satisfaction with the quality of stay and consistently high standards of service.

Years won: 2011–2016

Five Star Diamond Award by AAHS

Dreams Punta Cana received this award with its emphasis on guest satisfaction and exceptional services, the Five Star Diamond Award represents the pinnacle of luxury hospitality. This award is presented annually to resorts that meet AAHS standards as determined by members of its International Board of Trustees. Selection criteria include: overall guest satisfaction, accommodations, hotel facilities, staff professionalism and service quality.

Year won: 2015

TravelAge West WAVE Award

Dreams Punta Cana was awarded the TravelAge West Wave Vote of Excellence Award for Best Resort for Families in Mexico, as chosen by the Editorial Board of TravelAge West.

Year won: 2013