Eco Friendly and Sustainable Resort in Punta Cana

Social Responsibility

Dreams Punta Cana 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.

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.


KKR Eco-Innovation Award Winner

Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa aims 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. The KKR Eco-Innovation Award recognizes current projects by KKR's portfolio companies that provide innovative, environmentally beneficial solutions while creating business value.

Turtle's being released into the ocean.

We are turtle friendly!

Dreams Punta Cana shares a beach with sea turtles who hatch seasonally from July through December. We take part in efforts to protect the sea turtle population and watch as baby sea turtles take their first steps towards their home in the ocean. 

Sponsorship of El Penon School in Nisibon, Uvero Alto

  • Donation of school supplies and goods for lectures
  • Special New Year’s Eve celebration
  • Training programs for parents of children

Daycare Program

  • Twice a month, employees can bring their children to work for the entire day
  • Dedicated personnel will provide notebooks and host workshops with activities
  • Special celebration of the Epiphany with children

Reforestation Effort

  • Our team works closely with a government representative of the zone in assigning different areas to be reforested
  • Once every two months, our team of workers form to reforest selected areas
  • At the property, the Explorer’s Club staff talk with children about the negative effect of deforestation on the planet and how they can contribute to preserve the Earth’s nature

Support to Altagracia, Village of Sugar Cane Workers

  • Our staff organizes donations for food, clothing and commodities to citizens living in Altagracia

Sponsorship of Orphanage and Asylum

  • Our staff organize donations of clothing and commodities for children in need, living in two local orphanages and asylums

Cleaning of Local Areas

  • Including beaches, wetlands and protected Areas of “Lava Vacama” and “El Macao”

Training in Environmental Education

  • Focus on creating awareness to the staff of environmental issues with conferences happening each month

Partnerships held with universities, in which professors bring specialists to discuss the impact of current city development and how more sustainable practices can happen

Additional efforts:

  • Recycling program
  • Implementation of organic compost, made from vegetable waste
  • Partnership with local police and coast guard
  • Internship program with students from local and international universities
  • Baseball and basketball teams at Dreams Punta Cana, allowing to compete with other resorts in the area to promote wellness and activities