Awards & Certifications

Dreams Huatulco 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.

Apple Vacations Golden Apple

Dreams Huatulco 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: 2013-2015

TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Silver Level

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

Year won: 2015

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award

Dreams Huatulco won a Travelers Choice award. They were listed as #21 in the "Top 25 Family Hotels in Mexico" category.

Year won: 2014

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Dreams Huatulco has received The Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor. This is awarded to qualifying accommodations, attractions and restaurants listed on TripAdvisor.

Years won: 2011, 2012 and 2014

RCI Gold Crown Resort®

Dreams Huatulco 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 the areas of hospitality.

Years won: 2013, 2015

Rainforest Alliance Certified

The Rainforest Alliance Certified™ mark communicates a business' commitment to reducing its environmental impact and is awarded to climate, tourism and certain forestry enterprises and projects that meet criteria developed (or endorsed) by the Rainforest Alliance.

Check Safety First Certification

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

EarthCheck Certified Gold Certificate

The destination of Huatulco has received the EarthCheck Certified Gold Certificate for its sustainable environmental practices. The EarthCheck Program is widely regarded as the world's most scientifically rigorous and is focused on minimizing harmful emissions while supporting host communities.

Distintivo "S" Award

Dreams Huatulco is recognized as a Distintivo "S" award, for its best practices in the development of tourism projects involving environmental programs, eco-practices and self-sustainability. This was awarded by the Tourism Board of Mexico (Sectur).

Years won: 2013 - 2015

Distintivo "H" Award

Dreams Huatulco was awarded the Distintivo H Award by the Mexico Ministry of Tourism for offering high quality cuisine while following the required health and management standards in the preparation of food services.

Years won: 2012 and 2015

PriceTravel Trophy

Dreams Huatulco won the PriceTravel trophies for earning 2nd place (2013) and 3rd place (2012) in the "Hotels with Spa" category. Also, for having high standards of quality and service, as well as customer service and sales (2014).

Years won: 2012 - 2014

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2017

Wine Spectator Award of Excellence

Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Award recognizes restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers. This year Portofino at Dreams Huatulco has been awarded with the recognition "Award of Excellence". To qualify for this award, these wine lists, which typically offer at least 90 selections, feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.

Year won: 2017