• Aerial shot
  • Preferred Club Master Swim-Out Suite
  • Junior Suite Tropical View
  • Lobby/Rendezvous lobby bar
  • Core Zone Teen's Club
  • Portofino wine cellar
  • Junior Suite terrace
  • Water slide for kids
  • Main pool
  • El Patio restaurant
  • Manatees swim-up bar
  • Outdoor walkway
  • Explorer's Club camping night
  • Spa hydrotherapy area

Located in the beautiful Playa El Jobo on Guanacaste coast, Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica features an expansive palm-studded beach and lush tropical jungles. There are 447 contemporary suites, boasting a hot tub or swim-out access from the terrace. The Unlimited-Luxury® experience begins with 24-hour room service and a daily refreshed mini-bar. Gourmet cuisine and unlimited top-shelf spirits are served at eight dining options and seven bars & lounges. During the day, lay out by one of pools or try out non-motorized water sports. Enjoy the Dreams Spa by Pevonia® while the young ones play at the Explorer’s Club for Kids or Core Zone Teen’s Club. At night, exciting entertainment awaits. The Unlimited-Luxury® experience continues with Unlimited Connectivity, offering free Wi-Fi and international calling to the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Surrounding the resort is a fisherman community and the mountain range of Guanacaste, which offers guests with a variety of exciting tours and excursions.

Resort Features
  • The first Dreams Resort & Spa in the gorgeous tropical destination of Costa Rica
  • Only resort in the Guanacaste resort region to feature Swimout room categories
  • Featuring a 44,000 square foot swimming pool, currently the largest in the Guanacaste resort region
  • Luxurious bath amenities with a hot tub in every guest room
  • Only minutes away from Santa Rosa and Guanacaste national parks
  • Sunset romantic weddings offered with a beautiful wedding gazebo on property
  • Dreams Spa by Pevonia® with a hydrotherapy circuit and 10 therapy cabins for individual and double therapies
  • Features Unlimited Connectivity which allows guests to enjoy free app-to-app calling and wireless internet, schedules of all events and activities at the resort, local destinations and adventures available, and much more!
Unlimited-Luxury®
Unlimited-Luxury® where everything is included:
  • Limitless access to gourmet à la carte dining options without reservations required
  • Unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits
  • Unlimited natural fruit juices and soft drinks
  • 24-hour room and concierge services
  • Pool and beach wait service
  • Daily refreshed mini-bar with soft drinks, juice, bottled water and beer
  • Daily maid service
  • Endless daytime activities and live nightly entertainment
  • Theme parties, oceanfront bars and entertainment venues
  • No wristbands required
  • All taxes and gratuities
  • Enjoy free Wi-Fi and free international calling to the US, Canada and local landlines with Unlimited Connectivity.  The mobile app also allows guests to view the schedules of all events, activities and restaurants at the resort, plus to learn about local destinations, excursions, and much more!*
 
Unlimited-Luxury® for couples and couples with children.
 
 
*Available at select resorts.
Points of Interest

DESTINATION INFORMATION

Explore local culture and many spectacular attractions in the nearby Guanacaste area and surrounding regions of Costa Rica, and even Nicaragua! There is a variety of adventure, nature and culture-oriented excursions for every type of traveler, offered by AMStar.

Land tours & excursions:

Pure Adrenaline Tour** – This full-day adventure tour includes horseback riding through the dry forest to Rio Negro, whitewater rafting on class I and II rapids, a zip-line activity over the river canyon, a rappel Cliffside and a swing into the river! Also includes round-trip transportation, bilingual guide and a Costa Rican buffet lunch.

Mega Combo Tour** – Visit the Rincón de la Vieja volcano area with a ten-cable canopy tour, a 400-meter rainforest water slide (longest in the country), a visit to the hot springs, and a 45-minute horseback ride to the spa on this full-day tour. Also includes round-trip transportation, bilingual guide and an organic, healthy lunch.

Aerial Canyoning & Hot Springs at Rio Perdido Tour** – Enjoy a day full of tubing, aerial canyoning, slides and swings into the river, hiking, and a visit to the hot springs. Also includes round-trip transportation, bilingual guide and a Guanacaste-style lunch.

Canopy Tour** Take this exciting half-day canopy tour (3-4 hours), full of jungle zip-line activities. Also includes round-trip transportation, a bilingual guide and canopy equipment.

White Water Rafting Tour** – Get your adrenaline pumping with a three-hour river ride on a river with strong currents and amazing views on this full day tour. Also includes round-trip transportation, bilinguial guide and lunch.

ATV Tour**  – Ride around ATV’s on this off-road tour to explore beaches, small rural towns and natural surrounding such as wildlife areas (you’ll see monkeys, birds, iguanas & more!) for this 2-hour tour. Also includes round-trip transportation and a bilingual guide.

Note: Children ages 16 and under are not allowed to participate. Valid driver’s license required.

Horseback Riding** - Explore peaceful hills, beautiful streams, small villages, the countryside and the tropical rainforest in Guanacaste as the “Sabaneros” did in the old says (Costa Rican cowboys!). Also includes round-trip transportation and a bilingual guide. 

Note: Children ages 16 and under are not allowed to participate. Safety waver must be signed before participating. A group of 3 guests minimum is required.

Arenal Volcano and Rainforest Walk – This relaxing full-day tour gives guests the opportunity to cross the Arenal Lake in a motor-boat, walk through the rainforest near the Arenal volcano, and visit the hot springs and gardens. Also includes round-trip transportation, bilingual guide, lunch and dinner.

Palo Verde National Park & Liberia Sightseeing Tour – On this full-day tour you can take a motor boat ride on the river to see 12 different types of natural habitats, including four different species of mangrove trees, aquatic plants and 150 species of trees in Palo Verde. Then you’ll get to take a tour through Liberia to learn about the historic adobe and bahareque houses with nearby stores with pottery and souvineers and live music. Also includes round-trip transportation, bilingual guide and lunch.

Rincón de la Vieja National Park Hiking Tour – See one of the most active volcanoes with a nature hike in the area of Las Pailas (geothermal wonders) and discover over 300 species of birds on this full-day tour. Also includes round-trip transportation, bilingual fee, entrance fee to the park and lunch. Note that this park is not offered on Mondays.

Santa Rosa National Park – Visit one of the oldest national parks in Costa Rica (also the largest remaining tropical dry forest in all of Central America, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site!) on this half-day tour. Check out the Indio Desnudo Hiking Trail, “Tierras Emergidas” viewpoint and a small historical museum where you can learn all about the culture and history of Costa Rica. Also includes round-trip transportation, bilingual guide, park entrance fee and fruits.

Nicaragua One Day Tour – Cross the border into the country of Nicaragua and discover the Spanish Conquistador-dominated area with colonial houses and buildings. You’ll get to go on a boat ride along the islands near the volcanos of Nicaragua, a tour to the Masaya Volcano (one of the most active in the region) and a visit to the viewpoint of Catarina to see a dormant volcano. Also includes round-trip transportation, bilingual guide, cold breakfast, immigration taxes, entrance fees to Masaya Volcano and a Nicaraguan-style lunch.

Note: Passport is mandatory for this tour with 6 months of validity.

 

*Additional costs apply.

**This tour includes high-energy activities which may not be suitable for all guests. Please contact concierge for additional details.

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Accomodations

Dreams Las Mareas boasts exclusive, luxurious suites with furnished balconies or terraces that offer spectacular views of the blue Pacific or the mountains and jungles. Enjoy the sweeping ocean views while indulging in all the in-suite privileges available to you. Choose from 447 non-smoking luxurious suites with breathtaking views and luxurious amenities.

ALL SUITES OFFER THE FOLLOWING AMENITIES:

  • Bathroom with luxury amenities
  • Private, furnished balcony or terrace with hot tub
  • Hair dryer
  • Twice-daily maid service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Unlimited Connectivity
  • Daily refreshed mini-bar with beer, juices, soft drinks and bottled water
  • Alarm clock with MP3 docking station
  • Electronic in-room safe
  • Electronic keys
  • 42” satellite TV
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Concierge service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Intelligent energy saving sensor

 

ROOM CATEGORY DESCRIPTIONS:

Junior Suite Mountain Jungle View, Tropical View and Ocean View | 490 ft² / 45 m²

In addition to the above amenities, the Junior Suite Mountain Jungle view, Tropical view and Ocean view rooms feature one king size or two double beds, a double vanity bathroom, a private furnished terrace with a hot tub and either mountain/jungle views, tropical views or ocean views.

Max occupancy (1 king bed): 2 adults and 1 child

Max occupancy (2 double beds): 3 adults and 1 child

Junior Suite Swimout Tropical View | 490 ft² / 45 m²

In addition to the above amenities, the Junior Suite Swimout Tropical view room features one king size or two double beds, a double vanity bathroom, a private furnished terrace and direct access to a pool, featuring breathtaking tropical views. Located on the ground floors.

Max occupancy (1 king bed): 2 adults and 1 child

Max occupancy (2 double beds): 3 adults and 1 child

 

PREFERRED CLUB

All Preferred Club suites offer the following additional amenities and services:

  • Personalized check-in and checkout with concierge service
  • Preferred status and amenities
  • Private Preferred Club Lounge
  • Upgraded mini-bar service and bath amenities
  • Plush bathrobes, slippers and a pillow menu
  • Complimentary computer access in the Preferred Club Lounge
  • Daily continental breakfast service, afternoon hot & cold hor d’oeuvres, exquisite desserts & fine liquors in the lounge
  • Complimentary newspaper in room every day (English and Spanish)

 

PREFERRED CLUB ROOM CATEGORY DESCRIPTIONS:

Preferred Club Junior Suite Tropical View and Ocean View | 490 ft² / 45 m²

In addition to the above amenities, the Preferred Cub Junior Suite Tropical view and Ocean view rooms feature one king size or two double beds, a double vanity bathroom, Preferred Club amenities, a private furnished terrace with a hot tub and either tropical or ocean views.

Preferred Club Junior Suite Swimout Tropical View | 527 ft² / 45 m²

In addition to the above amenities, the Preferred Cub Junior Suite Swimout Tropical view rooms feature one king size or two double beds, a double vanity bathroom, Preferred Club amenities, a private furnished terrace with direct access to a pool, featuring breathtaking tropical views. Located on the ground floors.

Preferred Club Master Suite Ocean View and Oceanfront View | 1,055 ft² / 98 m²

In addition to the above amenities, the Preferred Club Master Suite Ocean view and Oceanfront rooms offer one king size bed, a spacious living area, a dining room for 4, a small refrigerator, a double vanity bathroom, Preferred Club amenities, a private furnished terrace with a hot tub and either ocean or oceanfront views.

Preferred Club Master Suite Swimout Ocean View and Oceanfront View | 1,055 ft² / 98 m²

In addition to the above amenities, the Preferred Club Master Suite Swimout Ocean view and Oceanfront rooms offer one king size bed, a spacious living area, a dining room for 4, a small refrigerator, a double vanity bathroom, Preferred Club amenities, a private furnished terrace and direct access to a pool, featuring breathtaking ocean or oceanfront views. Located on the ground floors.

Preferred Club Presidential Suite Oceanfront View | 1,572 ft² / 146 m²

In addition to the above amenities, the Preferred Club Presidential Suite Oceanfront View room offers one king size bed, a spacious living area with a bar, a dining room for 8, a working area, a small refrigerator, a walk-in closet, a double vanity bathroom and a private furnished terrace with breathtaking oceanfront views.

Preferred Club Presidential Suite Swimout Oceanfront View | 1,572 ft² / 146 m²

In addition to the above amenities, the Preferred Club Presidential Suite Swimout Oceanfront View room offers one king size bed, a spacious living area with a bar, a dining room for 8, a working area, a small walk-in closet, a double vanity bathroom, a private furnished terrace with  direct access to a pool, featuring breathtaking oceanfront views. Located on the ground floor.

 

*Also available upon request:

  • 38 Connecting Rooms:
    • 29 rooms available to non-Preferred Club guests
      • 11 connect two rooms with one king size bed
      • 18 connect one room with one king size bed and one two double beds
    • 9 rooms available to Preferred Club guests
      • 1 connect two rooms with one king size bed
      • 8 connect one room with one king size bed and one two double beds

 

SMOKING REGULATIONS

In compliance with local and national smoking regulations, smoking is currently not allowed on property. Dreams Las Mareas is currently coordinating designated smoking areas around the resort (date to be determined). We kindly ask that guests refrain from smoking outside of these areas once they are open. Any guests who fail to obey these regulations will be reprimanded accordingly. Please contact the concierge for additional details.

Restaurants & Bars

RESTAURANTS

Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica offers 8 restaurants: 5 à la carte, a buffet, a grill and a café. No reservations required. All restaurant openings will rotate throughout the week. Number of restaurants open for each meal will be dependent upon occupancy levels.

Portofino | Dinner 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

  • Italian gourmet dining in an elegant atmosphere
  • Adults-only
  • Approximate seating capacity: 128
  • Dress code: Casual elegance

El Patio | Dinner 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

  • Enjoy authentic Mexican specialties in a vibrant atmosphere with terrace available
  • Approximate seating capacity: 136
  • Dress code: Casual elegance

Himitsu | Dinner 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

  • Our authentic Asian culinary experience with exotic specialties from Japan, China and Thailand
  • Approximate seating capacity: 106
  • Dress code: Casual elegance

Seaside Grill | Lunch 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. and Dinner 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

  • Located at the beautiful infinity pool, enjoy tropical cocktails and grilled specialties
  • Approximate seating capacity: 122
  • Dress code: Casual

Oceana | Dinner 5:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

  • Enjoy fresh fish and seafood with beautiful seaside views
  • Approximate seating capacity: 86
  • Dress code: Casual

World Café | Breakfast 7 a.m. – 11:30 p.m., Lunch 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Dinner 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

  • A buffet-style restaurant serving international specialty items and classics
  • Approximate seating capacity: 220
  • Dress code: Casual

Seaside Grill | Lunch 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. and Dinner 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

  • Located at the beautiful infinity pool, enjoy a light meal for lunch, tropical cocktails and grilled specialties
  • Approximate seating capacity: 122
  • Dress code: Casual

CoCo Café | 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

  • Premium coffee and deli snacks in a casual and relaxed atmosphere
  • Dress code: None

 

GLUTEN-FREE DINING OPTIONS

Dreams Las Mareas offers a gluten-free, vegetarian and special dietary menu at each of its restaurants. Please notify the resort in advance as well as your waiter so the resort can personalize your meals according to your tastes.

 

DRESS CODES

Casual –

  • Bermudas (long shorts or Capri pants), sneakers/tennis shoes and sandals.
  • Ladies must wear a bathing suit wrap or cover-up.
  • No sleeveless shirts for men.

Casual Elegance –

  • Sneakers/tennis shoes or sandals and dress shirts with short sleeves or collared shirts.
  • Long pants required for men.
  • No sleeveless shirts or flip-flops.

Formal–

  • Men must wear long pants, collared shirts and dress shoes.
  • Women must wear blouses, skirts, slacks or dresses, with dress shoes.

 

BARS

Offering 7 bars and lounges, serving international and domestic top-shelf spirits, ranging from a swim-up bar to a nightly music lounge.  All bars are open on different days throughout the week.

Rendezvous | 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.

  • Enjoy live music during the night and savor the bests cocktail

Barracuda | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  • Sip on a tropical drink in the pool area

Manatees | 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  • Swim up and enjoy a refreshing drink in the pool

Desires Music Lounge | 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.

  • Dance the night away and sip on top-shelf cocktails at this music lounge

Revive | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

  • Within the spa hydrotherapy area, enjoy fruit and a variety of juices

Sugar Reef | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  • Enjoy fresh drinks with lovely ocean views

Tortuga | 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  • Relax with tropical drinks by the pool area

 

ROMANTIC DINNERS*

For your honeymoon, wedding anniversary or when you just decide to have a very special dinner with your sweetheart, we can set a spectacular candlelight romantic dinner for you, with a delicious menu, served exclusively at one of our romantic spots. This special dinner is served only by advance reservation through our concierge.

*Limited availability and additional charges applied

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Activities & Entertainment

INDOOR/OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES:

  • Two swimming pools and a steaming whirlpool
  • “La Cascada” water slide with pool for kids
  • Kids pool
  • Euro-bungee
  • Cooking and cocktail classes
  • Dance lessons
  • Deep sea fishing*
  • Spanish lessons
  • Beach Olympics
  • Beach soccer
  • Big screen movies
  • Yoga
  • Theme nights and parties
  • Bocce-ball
  • Weekly beach party
  • Ping-pong
  • Table games
  • Local wildlife watching
  • Jogging
  • Bicycles

 

On-Site Water Sports

  • Introductory scuba lesson in the pool
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Snorkeling
  • Water polo
  • Water aerobics
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba diving*
  • Kite surfing*

 

Water Sport/Activity Tours

  • Fishing trips
  • Scuba diving (experienced and non-experienced levels)
  • Kayaking
  • Sunset sailing & snorkeling
  • Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP)
  • Surfing

*Additional fees may apply

 

EXPLORER’S CLUB FOR KIDS

Hours: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Ages: 3 – 12

At this fully supervised children's program, kids will enjoy the following activities:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Playground
  • Kids pool
  • Treasure hunts
  • Sandcastle contests
  • Hiking
  • Board games and video games
  • Camping nights (until 11pm)
  • Big screen movies on the beach
  • Beepers for parental control
  • Dinner for children

All Explorer’s Club staff members are certified by the American Red Cross in CPR for children.

 

CORE ZONE TEENS CLUB

Hours: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Ages: 13 – 17 

At this supervised program, teens can meet each other and enjoy the following activities with no parents around:

  • Snack bar with non-alcoholic drinks and snacks
  • Video Games – Xbox 360, Wii and Play Station 2
  • Pool, ping-pong and foosball
  • Euro-Bungee
  • Evening disco mixers
Facilities & Services

FACILITIES & SERVICES

  • Two pristine swimming pools, kids pool and a steaming whirlpool
  • “La Cascada” water slide (kids only)
  • Full-service Dreams Spa by Pevonia®*
  • Fitness Center
  • Explorer’s Club – ages 3-12
  • Core Zone – ages 13-17
  • Tours and excursions*
  • Business Center
  • Unlimited Connectivity (see description below)
  • Daily activities program and live nightly entertainment
  • Watersports palapa
  • Beauty salon*
  • Medical facility*
  • Wedding gazebo
  • Nightclub
  • Car rental*
  • Currency exchange
  • Handicapped accessible rooms and elevators
  • ATM
  • Babysitting*
  • Laundry and cleaning services*
  • Private and romantic dinners on the beach*
  • Meeting, wedding and event coordinators on-site*

Additional costs apply

**Laundry and dry-cleaning service available Monday-Saturday – 24 hour return time.

BUSINESS CENTER

Hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

  • Computers with high-speed internet access
  • Printer & copier
  • Phones
  • Computer accessories

UNLIMITED CONNECTIVITY

The complimentary, interactive Unlimited Connectivity through the Dreams Resorts and Spas mobile app allows guests to stay connected to those they are with, as well as friends and family back home. Utilizing the app-to-app call feature, guests can make local and international calls using the resort’s Wi-Fi connection, without incurring any cell phone roaming charges. Guests can also personalize their stay by creating a user profile using email, Facebook or Twitter accounts to contact resort staff directly, book spa appointments, reserve excursions and access information about dining, resort activities, local attractions and much more. In addition, this easy-to-use, cost-saving app registers as a room extension so guests can send and receive calls throughout the resort as if they were in their room.

DREAMS SPA BY PEVONIA®*

Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Dreams Spa by Pevonia® at Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica, stretching to 16,600 sq.ft and offers a soothing atmosphere of pure indulgence that combines hydrotherapy and indigenous treatments creating a refreshing, invigorating and peaceful experience. Massages, body treatments, facials, manicures, pedicures and a full service beauty salon are all available to you.

Spa facilities include:

  • 10 finely appointed luxury cabins (indoor and outdoor)
  • Bridal suite
  • Hydrotherapy area – including sauna, steam room, hot tub, pressure shower, cube shower, hidroreflexology banking, grilias (lymphatic draining massage from floor), goose necks and waterfall showers
  • Relaxation area
  • Revive Spa Bar (open 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
  • Full-service beauty salon
  • Locker areas for men and women

FITNESS CENTER

Hours: Open 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Stay active at our on-site fitness center and enjoy the following amenities:

  • Treadmills
  • Ellipticals
  • Stationary bicycles
  • Universal machine
  • Strength and weight training modules
  • Free weights and fitness machines

 

BABYSITTING*

Hours: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Contact concierge for pricing details/terms & conditions.

*Additional costs apply