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Dreams Villamagna

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Our Opinion

Dreams Villamagna is located on a nice stretch of beach and is surrounded by swaying palm trees and free form pools. Most tour operators rate the resort as 5 stars but recent negative feedback leads us to believe that it has gone downhill compared to the high standards of other Dreams resorts. There are probably better 5 star options in the area such as Riu Palace Pacifico, Marival Residences and Now Amber Resort. Hopefully the Dreams Villamagna will get back to the high standards that travelers expect from Dreams Resorts, but until that time expect this resort to be more along the lines of a 4 star resort.


Overview
Located on the spectacular setting of Banderas Bay in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico, is Dreams Villamagna, with two 10-story luxury towers designed for families, couples, singles and friends, with spectacular views of the Sierra Madre mountains. Cradled by an exquisite stretch of beach, tranquil blue water, and lush tropical vegetation, the all-inclusive Dreams Villamagna Riviera Nayarit offers guests an endless blend of fun, relaxation, romance and attentive service. The resort also features a host of activities, great specialty restaurants, nightly entertainment, and a fabulous and fun Kids Club.

Location: Directly on the beach in Riviera Nayarit, 20 minute drive from Puerto Vallarta airport. 

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Mike K : South Sioux City, United States
5 day stay

This resort has condos. The people that own those condos have asked the resort to not play music or do any activities at the pool that are near the ocean. Consequently, it is a great resort if you want rest, but a poor resort if you are looking for activities to keep yourself active. The food was average, the staff, other than the pool side waiters, were very helpful and friendly. Our experience was that the pool side waiters would rather stand at the bar & chat with each other than bring you a drink. Many times we waited 20 minute's or more and there was not many people in the pools.

  • 526annie : Warrington, United Kingdom
Great Holiday

The hotel staff here make this place , they are very attentive and nothing is too much trouble. Just to mention a few of the staff who we found to be exceptional : Alma, Yadira N, Augustin, Gilberto, Josue, Isaac, Alberto, Rosa and too many to mention. The rooms are bright and spacious, we loved the spa bath on the balcony after a day in the sun.The restaurants served a variety of food and if you couldn't find something to suit you I am afraid that you must be very fussy!The only let down was the Lobby, the seating was worn and a bit grubby and as there wasn't another lounge area available to use, this would have been an improvement especially if it had been air conditioned with comfortable furniture eg: leather chairs and settee's.All in all we had a great holiday.

  • Jordan-Lee A :
Amazing Wedding Coordinator!!

We came to Dreams with very high expectations for our wedding, especially since we live in "the wedding capital" Las Vegas. We had some unfortunate weather (Sept. 22nd) and woke up to a STORM. I was devastated at first but once my husband met with Carmen and Rebeca (decor) my mind was put at ease. Carmen exceeded our expectations and went above and beyond to make our day special. I cant thank Carmen and the staff at Dreams enough!! My wedding was perfect and it will forever be in our hearts. Carmen and her staff made our trip! I can wait to come back and visit!! :)

  • Carol B : Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, United States
amazing staff

This was our first time at a dreams resort. We came with another couple from October 7 to October 14. The staff is amazing. The first day Sunday being a Packer fan we wanted to watch the packer game. I had questioned before about a sports bar or a tv to watch the game and was told they set up a tv by the tropical pool. No one knew anything about that ! However we kept asking people and one of the entertainment team suggested we try the tv in the preferred lounge. Now we did not pay for that service I'm thinking yah right. We go to the 7th floor and Merribell and Aldo said sure we can come in. Aldo could not find the channel so he rebooted and confirgured something on the tv that took about 15 minutes but he was able to make it happen. Thanks Aldo and Merribell. They gave us drinks and snacks and talked with us all the while we were there, Another day my friend had some stomache issues and Joshu from the breakfast buffet went into the back room to bring me some soda crackers to take to him. My friend loved the crunchy peanuts they serve up at the sunset bar so one day we were at the sugar reef bar (beach) and she mentioned she loved them peanuts so Jerry the bartender went to some restaurant and came back with a cup of them. Then after work that day he went to Walmart or some place and bought her 3 packs of them to bring back with her!! Wow what a guy. I have worked in customer service for 35 years and the other couple has their own business and let me tell you the employees here were the best we have ever encountered in any all inclusive we have gone to. We have been to over 20 resorts. The employees here bend over backwards to take care of the guests.The pools were great, three pools and plenty of lounge chairs. The beach was nice also with plenty of chairs.Food -- so so. Need a little more variety and the food kept hot. I had one of the best fillets at the seaside grill. Done to perfection and very tender. All restaurants were good just not exceptional.Entertainment at night need to be improved. A band every now and then or something. Everyone is not ready to go to bed at 9;30 -10. I'm not talking extreme just something for people to sit around and listen to. There is really no music during the day either. Very quiet!! And I'm 65.Joshu at the breakfast buffet was my favorite! He would watch for us everyday and have our table waiting for us.Shout out to the others Angel beach bar and pool, Angel night buffet waiter, Jerry beach bar bartender, Hector and Mario at check in counter, Jamie by the taxis, Hector at Portifino. All amazing. We will be back

  • ppmidbrooks : South Holland, Illinois
Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta

Do your homework by reading many reviews before you visit this resort to know what to expect. Upon arrival we were giving a cool towel and glass of bubbly. Once checked in (5 minutes) you are seated with a staff member (Sergio) whose ultimate goal is to get you agree to attend a sales presentation on becoming a member in exchange for some free spa treatments or discount tours. Knowing that they were going to try this and not wanting to be bothered we booked all our activities online before traveling. We simply said that we were tired from traveling and just wanted to go to our rooms. Repeating that a couple of times and looking stern we were in your rooms within 10 minutes ready to enjoy our vacation. The rooms look exactly like pictured. We booked the king partial ocean view. The room was spacious and clean. Bring a small bottle of febreze to help eliminate the humidity smell in room. There is also incense in the room you can use as well. They have older tvs (19in) in the rooms connected to a dvd player. Few English speaking channels. There are lots of activities as described. Instead of movies on the beach they now show movies in the Explorer Club. This resort seems to caters towards kids. We were still able to have a great time. The resort has an adult only Jacuzzi and Restaurant (Portofinos) which is excellent. Service at Oceana is slow. Buffet is okay. Lukewarm at best. Room Service is great and a life saver. Beach front is clean and wonderful. Vendors travel up and down beach front. You can find better deals in Puerto Vallarta downtown area. The resort believes in saving the environment so you won't find any straws at this resort. We took paper straws that you can buy from Party City. No drinks in the pool. You can have them on the side of the pool. Gohan Bar/Restaurant is the best place to get a view of the sunset. This resort is super quiet after 10pm. Overall, a great vacation for the value.

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Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
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  • Buffet breakfast, lunch & dinner plus snacks
  • A la carte dinner (dress code in effect)
  • 24 hour room service
  • At least one 24 hour restaurant
  • Unlimited domestic & premium drinks
  • Kayaks
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Ocean trampoline
  • Tennis day & night
  • Volleyball (beach and pool)
  • Aerobics
  • Aquacize
  • Daily activities & nightly entertainment
  • 228 luxurious suites
  • 1 buffet and 5 a la carte restaurants
  • 3 bars
  • 1 dual temperature pool with children's area
  • 2 jacuzzis
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa (fee)
  • Beauty Salon (fee)
  • WiFi Internet
  • Shops (fee)
  • Golfing (fee)

Junior Suite Tropical Views or Ocean Views include:

  • 1 king or 2 double beds plus sofa bed
  • Air-conditioning and ceiling fans
  • 29" Satellite TV & CD/DVD player
  • In-room safe
  • Minibar stocked with beer, soft drinks & bottled water
  • Coffee maker
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Bathroom with shower & hair dryer
  • Balcony or terrace with double jacuzzi
  • Maximum occupancy per suite is 3 or 2 adults & 2 children

Kids Deals - Children 2 and under stay free and Kids 3-12 receive a special all-inclusive rate when sharing with 2 full paying adults and when using existing bedding.

For the Kids - The Explorer's Club is included for children from 3 to 12 years old. Featuring large, secure playground area, ocean trampoline, sand castle contests, story telling and music, treasure hunts, arts and crafts, indoor game room, video games, big screen movies under the stars, even a weekly tent camp out on the beach or at the club (with parent's approval) ....and other great adventures! Babysitting is available for a fee.

Honeymoon Bonus - Free Honeymoon & Anniversary Package - Fruit plate & bottle of champagne in your room on arrival, Use of bathrobes & slippers, 1 champagne breakfast in bed (reservations required), Special nightly turndown service. Please request at time of booking & proof of marriage within 2 months of wedding or anniversary date required at check-in.

Honeymoon Package - Free Dreams Eternity Honeymoon Package - Free when booking a Jr. Suite Oceanview or higher room category & includes: Champagne, fresh flowers & exotic fruit basket, breakfast in bed, beachfront dinner, massage for 2 and more. Please inquire for full details. Request at time of booking.

Weddings - Wedding packages are available including Dreams Wedding in Paradise Package - Free when booking a Jr Suite Ocean view category or higher room category or if 5 rooms are booked in any category. Please inquire for details.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Dreams Villamagna
    Riviera Nayarit,Mexico

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Dreams Villamagna Nuevo Vallarta
Paseo de lo Cocoteros, Lotes 32 y 33, Nuevo Vallarta 63732 Mexico

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

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