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.

Dreams Tulum was recently recognized by the Rainforest Alliance for smart water program and community involvement in its Exemplary Practices for Sustainable Tourism publication.

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.

Rainforest Alliance Certified™

Received this due to its commitment to reducing impact of its activities on the planet and local communities.

TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Gold Level

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

Palm Tour

This interactive guided tour is meant to educate guests about the unique classifications of palms located throughout the property and surrounding area.

Bird and Flower Sightseeing Tour

An interactive guided tour covering the variety of local trees, flowers and exotic birds living throughout the property and surrounding area.

Made in Mexico, Art with Sense

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

Plant-A-Tree Project

We have adopted a parcel of land in the surrounding community that will be used specifically for the Plant a Tree Project. Guests are welcome to participate and will receive updates on the program as well as their tree.

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