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Weddings At Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana | Our Honest Review

Thinking about tying the knot at Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana?

Good choice! But is it THE ONE for you?

Before you make that big decision, let our certified wedding specialists fill you in on all the details, including the pros and cons.

Seriously, you won’t want to miss any of this.

Ready? Let’s dive in!

Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana is like a tropical dream come true.

We love that it’s all about stunning white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and laid-back luxury.

The resort’s got a bunch of tasty dining options, and you can even order room service 24/7 – perfect for those midnight cravings.

And when the sun sets, they host beach parties and live entertainment that’ll make your evenings unforgettable.

swim up bar at dreams macao beach punta cana

Now, here’s what our guests love the most: they’ve got a rad water park with racer and toboggan slides, and a lazy river!

It manages to bring out the kid in anyone, whether you’re 9 or 99!

The resort also offers a variety of water sports like kayaking, paddleboarding, and snorkeling right on the beach.

With beautiful rooms, lush gardens, and some of the most breathtaking sunrises, it’s the kind of place where you can’t help but create amazing memories.

Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana has 5 fabulous wedding packages for you.

Planning an intimate gathering or a lavish wedding? They’ve got everything you need.

We love that every package includes lots of amenities and services.

5 wedding packages include:

  1. Wedding In Paradise – possibly free for 10 guests
  2. Elope In Luxury – $1,100 for you 2
  3. Dreams Of Love – $3,399 for 30 guests
  4. Dreams Ultimate – $3,799 for 30 guests
  5. Beyond Memorable – $10,999 – $11,199 for 79 guests, $14,499 – $14,799 for 100 guests

Additional guests can be invited from $13 to $145, depending on the package.

Seaside Sky Terrace venue dreams macao beach

Dreams Ultimate Wedding Package

Our couples love the Dreams Ultimate package – it’s budget-friendly but still feels super luxurious!

For $3,799, you get:
  • Wedding organization & onsite coordinator.
  • Preparation of couple’s wedding attire.
  • Service of judge or minister.
  • Ceremony décor.
  • Video of ceremony (30 minutes)
  • Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for the couple.
  • 2 boutonnieres & 2 corsages for the wedding party.
  • 1 natural floral centerpiece for the sweetheart table.
  • 1 natural floral centerpiece for ceremonial table.
  • Semi-private rehearsal dinner for 10 guests.
  • Wedding cake.
  • Sparkling wine.
  • Private cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres.
  • Private dinner reception.
  • Complimentary room for 1 member of the couple night before wedding.
  • Special turndown service night of the wedding.
  • Late checkout for the couple.
  • Sound system with speaker & microphones.
  • Hair & makeup application for 1 member of the couple for ceremony.
  • Live music trio during cocktail hour.
  • 15% off spa treatments.
  • 50 full color photos & a wedding album.
  • Choice of 1 couples spa treatment.
  • Free anniversary nights.

Get pricing for all the wedding packages + pics of the venues here 👉 Dreams Macao Punta Cana Resort & Spa weddings

Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana has 9 fabulous locations!

And although we like all of them, we highly recommend the Beach Gazebo venue; we’re in love with it!😍

1. Beach Gazebo

Perched by the sandy shores, with the Caribbean Sea as your backdrop…

Yup, this beach gazebo is as dreamy as it gets!

Plus it has hard flooring, so you get the beach vibe without the sandy mess!

  • Ceremony – up to 40 guests
  • Cocktail hour – up to 40 guests

beach gazebo dreams macao beach

2. Seaside Sky Terrace

This is another of our favorites!

Our couples love that the venue has epic views for days!

And the décor can be customized as per your liking.

  • Ceremony – up to 100 guests
  • Cocktail hour – up to 100 guests
  • Reception – up to 100 guests

seaside sky terrace venue dreams macao beach punta cana

3. Himitsu Garden Terrace

This beautiful outdoor event space is centrally located within the resort.

Although it can be booked for the wedding ceremony, we recommend you use this venue for your reception dinner.

There are far better venues than this for your ceremony at the resort!

  • Ceremony – up to 180 guests
  • Cocktail hour – up to 250 guests
  • Reception – up to 160 guests

Himitsu Garden Terrace dreams macao beach

4. Beach Area Left Side

Personalize this beach area with your choice of décor, flowers, and aisle runner.

This expansive and flat beach area is perfect for hosting various events throughout your wedding week.

  • Ceremony – up to 100 guests
  • Cocktail hour – up to 200 guests
  • Reception – up to 100 guests

Beach Area Left Side dreams macao punta cana

5. Beach Area Right Side

Located at the south end of the resort’s beach, this venue comes with breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea.

  • Ceremony – up to 100 guests
  • Cocktail hour – up to 150 guests
  • Reception – up to 100 guests

beach area right side dreams macao beach

6. Macao Preferred Beach

This wedding and reception venue is reserved exclusively for Preferred Club guests.

It’s a dreamy, secluded portion of the beach that screams romance!

  • Ceremony – up to 300 guests
  • Cocktail hour – up to 350 guests
  • Reception – up to 300 guests

Macao Preferred Beach dreams macao punta cana

7. Ballroom

Searching for an indoor venue for your wedding?

This is the one for you!

It’s a spacious, versatile setting where you can dance the night away.

  • Ceremony – up to 500 guests
  • Cocktail hour – up to 700 guests
  • Reception – up to 410 guests

Ballroom at dreams macao beach punta cana

8. Macao Plaza

This is a charming open plaza nestled amidst lush gardens and surrounded by resort buildings.

It’s a picturesque venue that sets the stage for a fun resort wedding.

  • Ceremony – up to 500 guests
  • Cocktail hour – up to 500 guests
  • Reception – up to 250 guests

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9. Seaside Grill Garden Terrace

This venue’s like a green oasis for your wedding.

It’s a beautiful outdoor space perfect for a reception dinner or a cocktail party.

  • Ceremony – up to 200 guests
  • Cocktail hour – up to 250 guests
  • Reception – up to 200 guests

Seaside Grill Garden Terrace at dreams macao beach punta cana

Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana celebrates diversity.

If you’re thinking of an LGBTQ wedding, this resort is an awesome pick.

And don’t worry about the paperwork; our certified wedding specialists have your back.

lgbtq wedding

Just remember that although the Dominican Republic is super warm and welcoming, it is also conservative.

While the locals are friendly, couples from the LGBTQ community might attract curious glances.

Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana has a whopping 500 spacious rooms and suites, all decked out with some luxurious amenities.

You even get a private balcony or terrace; you and your wedding guests will love it here!

These accommodations give you amazing views of the garden, pool, or ocean.

And if you want to take things up a notch, there are the Preferred Club suites with even more goodies and services.

junior suite pool view dreams macao beach punta cana

You get to choose from 4 rooms categories…
  1. Junior Suite Tropical View – 1 king size bed or 2 queen size beds
  2. Junior Suite Pool View – 1 king size bed or 2 queen size beds
  3. Junior Suite Partial Ocean View – 1 king size bed or 2 double beds
  4. Junior Suite Ocean View – 1 king size bed or 2 queen size beds

For the newlyweds, we recommend the Junior Suite Ocean View!

junior suite ocean view dreams macao beach punta cana

The Junior Suite Ocean View is a comfy and stylish suite with awesome views of the ocean.

But wait, that’s not all! 

You’ll have a furnished private balcony for beachfront relaxation.

In the suite, you can expect amenities like comfortable bedding, a full bathroom with rain shower, and a mini-bar.

And you’ll have a separate living area where you can entertain your wedding guests.

It’s the perfect choice if you want to enjoy a laid-back tropical experience with all the comforts.

Kick back and chill in style at Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana.

They’ve got 4 awesome pools, including an infinity pool, a kids’ pool, and an exclusive Preferred Club pool.

But the fun doesn’t stop there – there’s a water park with racer and toboggan slides, plus a lazy river!

And if you’ve ever dreamed of scuba diving, they’ve got you covered with in-pool scuba diving lessons.

So, whether you’re into lounging, sliding, or diving, there’s something for everyone!

pool at dreams macao punta cana

The resort is located on one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic.

And we love that there’s attentive pool and beach wait service!

Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana is an absolute delight!

You’ve got 10 fantastic dining options, including à la carte restaurants, a grill house, a buffet, and a café.

Basically, something for every craving!

And when you’re in the mood to live it up with your wedding guests, the resort’s got you covered with 7 bars.

el patio dreams macao beach

10 restaurant options include… 

  1. Barefoot Grill | burgers and hotdogs
  2. Bordeaux | French cuisine
  3. Coco Cafe | coffee and snacks
  4. El Patio | Mexican cuisine
  5. Himitsu | Asian cuisine
  6. Macao Bites Food Truck | burgers, hot dogs and chips
  7. Oceana | seafood
  8. Portofino | Italian cuisine
  9. Seaside Grill | grilled meats, fish and more
  10. World Café | local and global cuisine

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Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana knows how to keep the good times rolling!

During the day, you can enjoy everything from beach volleyball and snorkeling to dance and Spanish lessons.

In the evening, the resort comes alive with lively entertainment, including theme nights, live music, and movies under the stars.

And the Explorer’s Club for Kids and Core Zone for Teens keep the younger ones entertained.

water park at dreams macao beach

Fun activities and entertainment include…

  • Snorkeling
  • Trampoline and tightrope
  • Tennis
  • Live music
  • Separate Kids and Teens Clubs
  • Water park with lazy river
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing excursions
  • Scuba diving
  • Water aerobics
  • Spanish lessons
  • Dance classes
  • Movie nights
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
Q. How far is Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana from the airport?

The resort is approximately 40 minutes away from the Punta Cana International Airport.

Q. Does Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana have an adults only pool?

Yes Preferred Club guests at the resort get access to a private adults-only pool.

Q. How many restaurants are in Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana?

You can indulge 10 restaurants, including 6 à la carte restaurants, a buffet, a café and a grill on the beach.

Q. Can you swim at Macao Beach?

Macao Beach is a popular destination for surfing, windsurfing, and parasailing, and it’s all thanks to the waves which can get pretty big – like 7-10 feet tall!

So, although swimming is allowed on the beach, you’ve got to be super cautious.

Also, we realized that a lifeguard is not always present at the beach. 

beach at dreams macao

Alright, time to break it down!

Our couples and guests have always had an amazing time at Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana.

And there’s plenty to rave about.

Plus the resort’s wedding packages are super awesome!

But, there’s always a flip side, right?

Ready for the inside scoop? Read on!

dreams macao beach punta cana resort

Things we love: 
  1. Lots of gorgeous venue locations.
  2. Variety of wedding packages that fit every budget.
  3. Fantastic resort for families.
  4. Resort is big enough, so it never feels crowded.
  5. Guests love the water park!
Things we don’t love: 
  1. Complains about check-in process taking a lot of time.
  2. The reception staff pushes you towards upgrading to Preferred Club.
  3. We feel like there could have been more bathrooms near the beach and pools.
  4. Housekeeping service can be a bit slow.
  5. The sea can get too rough for swimming.

dreams macao beach punta cana lobby building

Still unsure? 

Take a look at these 3 similar resorts that could be perfect for your wedding. 

  1. Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana
  2. Majestic Elegance Punta Cana
  3. Zoetry Agua Punta Cana

Ready to plan your wedding? 

Or looking for other resort options?

We can help!

Our team at have planned 100s of weddings, and yours could be next. 

Call us today at 877-737-0177 or contact us here for a free consultation.

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