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Weddings At Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa | Our Honest Review

Thinking of getting married at the Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa?

You’re in for a treat!

Our certified wedding specialists will dish-out all the insider info on weddings at this all-inclusive resort.

Venues, packages, pros and cons. The works!

So, is the Dream Sands Cancun perfect for your wedding?

Lets find out…

Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa could be paradise on earth!

The resort boasts 9 incredible dining experiences, including a café with an ice cream parlor.

Time for a drink? Head to one of the 4 bars, including a swim-up bar and a music lounge.

lobby of dreams sands cancun

The 438 rooms and suites at Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa are beautifully designed with modern décor.

They offer incredible views of the Caribbean Sea.

Take a dip in one of the 2 pools, or relax in any of the 3 outdoor hot tubs, the choice is yours!

The resort also offers a variety of activities and entertainment for guests of all ages.

At the Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa, you’ll find an idyllic location for every aspect of your wedding celebration.

The resort offers a range of options with their 4 wedding packages.

4 wedding packages include:

  1. Wedding In Paradise – possibly free, or $1,149 for 10 guests. 
  2. Elope In Luxury – $1,299 for you 2.
  3. Eternal Love – $4,099 for 20 guests.
  4. Beyond Memorable – $9,899 for 79 guests.

The resort also offers a South Asian wedding package called Dulha Dulhan package.

beach wedding venue at Dreams sands cancun

Beyond Memorable Wedding Package

The Beyond Memorable wedding package is a complete packages that offers a lavish experience for your special day.

We love this package. Not only does it cater to most requests, it also has elements that ensure your guests have an unforgettable time!

For $9,899, you get all of these amenities:
  • Wedding organization
  • On-site wedding coordinator
  • Preparation and ironing of the couple’s wedding day attire
  • Symbolic ceremony
  • Wedding decor
  • Bouquet(s) and/or boutonniere(s) for the couple
  • 1-hour private welcome cocktail party
  • 2-hour rehearsal dinner
  • 3-hour private wedding reception
  • Private bar with bartender
  • Dessert station
  • Couple’s choice of wedding cake
  • Romantic breakfast in bed with mimosas the day after the wedding
  • Sparkling wine and fresh fruit for the couple and parents upon arrival
  • and a lot more!

The Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa has 8 different wedding venues to choose from.

They’ve got outdoor as well as indoor venues.

And trust us, you won’t be disappointed with the options!

Their 8 Wedding Venues Include:

1. Waves and Sands

The Waves and Sands venue is ideal if you want to have a beach wedding.

It can be customized according to your vision and wedding theme.

Perfect for the ceremony, you can invite up to 120 guests here.

waves and sands wedding venue at Dreams cancun

2. Waves and Sands Beach

Picture saying “I do” with the sound of the waves crashing in the background!

This beach venue is exclusively available for wedding ceremonies.

You can invite up to 100 of your closest friends and family to join in on the celebrations.

waves and sands beach venue

3. Wayak Garden

If you’re looking for an intimate and charming setting for your dinner reception or cocktail hour, this is the place for you!

This garden-surrounded venue has a hard wood flooring and the perfect ambiance for a memorable celebration.

You can invite up to 80 guests here.

wayak garden venue at dreams cancun

4. El Patio Terrace

This venue is located in the pool area and surrounded by palm trees.

It can accommodate up to 120 guests and is perfect for hosting a wedding reception.

el patio terrace at dreams sands cancun

5. Spa Beach

The Spa Beach venue is a peaceful one!

It is an excellent choice for a cocktail party or dinner reception.

You can invite up to 120 guests to celebrate with you.

spa beach venue dreams sands cancun

6. El Desire Terrace

Want an ocean view without being right on the beach? Check out the El Desire Terrace!

This palapa is located between the pool area and the beach.

The atmosphere is cozy and perfect for small receptions and cocktail parties.

You can invite up to 100 guests here.

el desire terrace venue

7. Ballroom

Accommodate your guests in style at the Ballroom at Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa.

This indoor venue is perfect if you are having a monsoon wedding.

It can be used for cocktail hours and wedding receptions.

You can invite up to 120 guests here.

ballroom at dreams sands cancun

8. Cevicheria

This beachfront restaurant is a stunning venue for dinner receptions and cocktail hours.

It can accommodate anywhere between 50 to 80 guests.

cevicheria restaurant at dreams sands cancun

Curious about the venues available for your big day? Our expert wedding planners can give you all the information you need!

Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa celebrates all forms of love and marriages!

They offer inclusive wedding packages for all couples, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

lgbtq wedding ring exchange

Planning a wedding can be a bit overwhelming, we get it.

But don’t worry, we’re here to help!

Whether you need assistance with paperwork or have any questions about the process, our team is here to guide you through every step.

With 438 elegantly decorated rooms and suites, all non-smoking, you and your guests can enjoy a comfortable stay at this resort.

The charming contemporary décor creates a warm and inviting atmosphere, perfect for your special occasion.

There are 5 room types; if you opt for their Preferred Club membership, you get an upgraded suite, access to an exclusive lounge, concierge service and other enhanced amenities.

Unfortunately, the resort has no swim-up suites. Not sure if you’ve ever experienced a sim-up but once you have you’re never the same.

family room at dreams sands cancun

You get to choose from these rooms and suites…
  1. Deluxe Partial Ocean View – 1 king-size or 2 double beds
  2. Deluxe Partial Ocean View with Balcony – 1 king-size bed
  3. Deluxe Ocean Front – 1 king-size or 2 double beds
  4. Deluxe Ocean Front with Balcony – 1 king-size or 2 double beds
  5. Family Suite – 2 connecting rooms, one with a king-size bed, one with 2 double beds

For the newlyweds, we recommend the Deluxe Ocean Front with Balcony room!

deluxe ocean front room at dreams sand cancun

This gorgeous room gives you a clear view of the beautiful ocean.

It has an extremely comfortable king-size bed!

The room has a large, spacious bathroom with shower or bathtub, a furnished balcony and TV.

Want to soak up the sun or just take a dip in the refreshing waters? The resort has 2 lavish pools for you to enjoy.

And let’s be real, what’s a pool day without a refreshing cocktail?!

The swim-up bar Manatees will keep you and your guests well hydrated without ever having to leave the water!

pool at dreams sands cancun

Just a few steps away is the breathtaking white sand beach.

You can lounge around, catching up with family and friends.

You can also enjoy the resort’s beach wait service here.

Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa has 9 restaurants.

You’ll have so many options for every day you’re there!

You’ll also find 4 bars here that serve top-shelf spirits, fine wines and ice-cold beer.

Preferred Club members get access to 2 additional bars.

bar at dreams sands cancun

9 restaurant options include…

  1. Barefoot Grill | Grilled snacks
  2. Coco Café And Ice Cream Parlor | Coffee, snacks, ice cream and crêpes
  3. El Patio | Mexican cuisine
  4. Gaucho Grill | Grilled specialties
  5. Himitsu | Pan-Asian cuisine
  6. Olio | Mediterranean cuisine
  7. Portofino | Italian
  8. World Café | International buffet
  9. Cevicheria | Beachfront restaurant

restaurant at dreams sands cancun

The activities at Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa will keep you and your guests pretty entertained and occupied!

Caribbean dance lessons, ocean volleyball, scuba diving, beach yoga… There’s a lot to do here!

Just don’t tire yourself before your big day!

kids camping at dreams sands cancun

Fun activities and entertainment include…

  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Ocean trampoline
  • Ocean volleyball
  • Scuba diving with lessons
  • Kayaking
  • Catamarans
  • Caribbean dance lessons
  • Bingo
  • Spanish lessons
  • Cooking and cocktail-making classes
  • Explorers Club for kids ages 3-12
  • Sight-seeing and excursions
  • Live musical performances
  • Theme nights and parties
  • Spectacular stage shows
  • Big screen movies on the beach

Regardless of whether there’ll be kids at your wedding, or it’s an adults-only occasion, there’ll be something for everyone.

You might have some questions about Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa.

Worry not, we have the answers!

Q: How far is the resort from the Cancun International Airport?

A: Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa is around 25 minutes from the airport.

Q: Is the resort pet-friendly?

A: Is your dog the ring bearer? Well, good news! The resort welcomes pets!

Q: Does the Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa have a swim up bar?

A: Yes, the resort does have a swim up bar that serves heavenly cocktails.

Q: What kind of resort is Dreams Sands Cancun?

A: It is a luxury family-friendly all inclusive resort.

dreams sands cancun wedding venue

With stunning views, luxurious accommodations, and delicious dining options, Dreams Sands Cancun Resort & Spa is a popular choice for both vacations and weddings.

But is it too good to be true?

We asked our certified wedding specialists for their honest thoughts on the resort.

And they had plenty to say!

Check it out!

dreams sands cancun outdoor hot tub

Things we love: 
  1. Recently renovated stylish architecture and décor.
  2. Gorgeous beach!
  3. Phenomenal staff.
  4. Wonderful wedding venues.
  5. Just 15 minutes from downtown Cancun.
  6. Pet friendly.
  7. No reservations required at the restaurants.
Things we don’t: 
  1. A lot of the rooms don’t have balconies.
  2. The hallways have no AC and their ceilings are super low!  
  3. Several restaurants don’t have a kids’ menu.
  4. No swim-up suites!
  5. Venues are small – not suitable for large weddings.
  6. Some restaurants have a dress code.

beach at dreams sands cancun

Still unsure? 

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

  1. Dreams Vista Cancun Golf & Spa Resort 
  2. Iberostar Selection Cancun
  3. Riu Palace Costa Mujeres

Ready to plan your wedding? 

Or looking for other options?

We can help!

Our team at have planned over 1000 destination 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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