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Do as much or as little as you like at Dreams® Sands Cancun Resort & Spa. After all, it’s your vacation. Whether it’s relaxing poolside or out on our 650-foot dedicated stretch of white-sand beach, you will enjoy an unforgettable family-friendly vacation in a tropical paradise. There are a variety of recreation opportunities, including non-motorized water sports and beach games. Explore even more things to do in Cancun including golf, diving, and exciting Riviera Maya excursions and tours.

Activities on Property

Discover a wealth of things to do in Cancun at Dreams Sands, many of them just steps from your luxury suite. Make your Cancun family vacation extra special. 

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Family Fun

There’s no better place to enjoy some quality family time.

  • Bingo
  • Spanish lessons
  • Golf*
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Kids Clubs

Discover games and activities for kids at our resort.

  • Explorers Club for Kids ages 3-12, offering video games, crafts treasure hunts and even a camping adventure on the beach. Open daily from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
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Make a Splash

Make a splash on your next getaway.

  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Ocean Trampoline
  • Ocean Volleyball
  • Four pools (main pool heated in cooler months)
  • 1 outdoor hot tub
  • Scuba diving with lessons
  • Kayaks
  • Catamarans
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Sunup or sundown, there’s always something happening.

  • Sight-seeing and excursions
  • Live musical performances
  • Theme nights and parties
  • Spectacular stage shows
  • Big screen movies on the beach
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Discover an oasis of relaxation you’ll never forget.

  • Spa massage and body treatments
  • Aromatherapy and other restorative treatments
  • High performance facials, manicures and pedicures
  • Salon treatments
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  • Treadmills
  • Free weights
  • Stationary bikes
  • Rowing machine
  • Step machines
  • Elliptical machines
  • Aqua spin and aerobics
  • Beach yoga
  • Fitness accessories (e.g., yoga mats, exercise balls)

*Additional costs may apply


Note: All Explorer’s Club staff members are certified by the Red Cross in CPR for children. Children must be fully potty-trained for admittance into the Explorer’s Club. Entertainment programming changes throughout the year and often without notice. The use of drones or artifacts that fly or float in or on the premises of our resort is strictly forbidden.

Explore the Destination

Experience the charming eastern coast of Mexico, home to Cancun, Riviera Maya and Cozumel and discover the perfect blend of serene seclusion and endless entertainment. Along the Yucatan Peninsula, you’ll find some of the best beaches in the country, championship-caliber golf courses and an incredible mix of traditional Mexican and ancient Mayan culture.

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Golf resort

Discounted Green Fees

Guests of Dreams Sands Cancun receive discounted green fees at the Playa Mujeres Golf Club.*
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*Additional fees apply

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Tours & Excursions

Discover the wonders of the Caribbean Sea and rich culture of the region with plenty of full and half-day Cancun tours and excursions, and authentically connect with Mayan history.