Dreams Tulum Eco Friendly Luxury Resort in Mexico

Social Responsibility

Dreams Tulum 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.

Tulum Foundation

As the founders of the Tulum Foundation, Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa promotes education, culture and conservation. Through programs such as scholarships for employee’s children and supporting the preservation of the endangered sea turtle, Dreams Tulum makes a positive impact in its community.

Rainforest Alliance Certified

Dreams Tulum 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 Tulum Resort & Spa to reduce the impact of its activities on the planet and local communities.

KKR Eco-Innovation Award Winner

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa is aiming to add sludge from its wastewater treatment plant to its existing compost operation to enhance soil health in managed garden beds. Use of sludge would result in decreased chemical fertilizer and water use. The KKR Eco-Innovation Award recognizes current projects by KKR's portfolio companies that provide innovative, environmentally beneficial solutions while creating business value.

Water Program and Community Involvement

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa has played a big role in sustainability by implementing a smart water program and by getting involved in the local community.

They developed a comprehensive program for the extraction, use, treatment and discharge of water at the resort. This has helped to provide the best quality water for guests and employees.

Dreams Tulum employees supports its neighboring communities by making monetary donations, by making structural improvements to a local school in need and by providing scholarships to 80 students at the nearby universities. Along with this, they created the Tulum Foundation, which provides full university scholarships to youth from low-income families.

Certificate of Environmental Quality in Tourism by PROFEPA

The Certificate of Environmental Quality in Tourism, otherwise known as "Calidad Ambiental Turistica", was given to Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa by PROFEPA environmental organization. This certification denotes that Dreams Tulum has shown a significant reduction in waste, emissions, energy consumption, combustion and water use through sustainable practices, according to a careful audit by PROFEPA. Dreams Tulum is one of two resorts in the Mexican Caribbean to achieve this highly coveted certification.

Distintivo “S” Award

Recognized for its best practices in the development of tourism projects involving environmental programs, eco-practices and self-sustainability.

Mesoamerican Reef Tourism Initiative (MARTI) Recognition

Recognized for the implementation of an environmental management system.

TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Gold Level

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

Made in Mexico, Art with Sense

Provides guests with access to quality, sustainable art, jewelry and fashion created by community artists.

Turtle Protection Program

  • During the months of May thru October, mother Caray Green Sea Turtles visit the beaches of Quintana Roo to lay their eggs. As part of the Sea Turtles conservation, Dreams Tulum is committed to educating guests as well as the surrounding community on the safety precautions that should be taken during the Sea Turtles most fragile nesting months. These precautionary measures include:
    • Avoiding late night strolls along the beach
    • Keeping the native vegetation in tact
    • Refraining from obstructing the passageway of the turtles which includes the use of beach chairs and blankets
    • Avoiding the use of artificial light
  • “Turtle Friendly Hotel” in 2010