Jewel Palm Beach in Punta Cana has it all, gourmet food, bartenders putting on cocktail shows, spacious rooms, and a stunning beach.

Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana

Jewel Palm Beach Punta Cana

After spending only a few hours at Jewel Palm Beach Punta Cana (formally Dreams Palm Beach), a family-friendly all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic, it is easy to see why it’s named Dreams. Being greeted with champagne and wine and dining at 5 bars and 7 restaurants is a dream.

The World Cafe Buffet at Dreams Palm BeachFantastic Food

24-Hour Room Service

Room service is available all the time. Plus, they keep your in-room fridge stocked with soft drinks, juice, bottled water, and beer.

Coral Market Buffet

The World Cafe buffet alone is a foodie’s dream come true with island after island of gourmet cuisines from around the world. Plus, you can customize your own pasta and pizza here. I made up my own pasta and it was incredible!

My friend Pattie from Living La Vida Loca made her own pizza which she also deemed incredible. People that love food will also love the cheese fries at Perfect Grill down on the beach.

Killer Cocktails

Cocktail enthusiasts will be wowed by Clemente the bartender in the lobby bar.  He pulls out all the tricks as he creates his signature drink the Dominican Beach.

Pristine Property

But the dreams extend way beyond food and drink. The property is beautiful with lush vegetation everywhere and nice touches like porch swings. They even have a flamingo pond! 

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There are two large pools and a hot tub for everyone to enjoy. Their 500 rooms are spacious and if you score a honeymoon suite there’s a hammock on the deck. When selecting a room try to get a beach view. Their beach is stunning with loads of mature palm trees.

Exclusive Options

A nice option when staying here is upgrading to Preferred. They have Preferred options for families or adults only, which differs from Dreams Onyx where it is only for adults. Here at Dreams Palm Beach families that have an exclusive lounge with gaming tables and a private swimming pool. Preferred guests also get service down on the beach.

Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana

Dreams Punta Cana

 

 

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Spa

Pattie and I spent some time at the spa and it was absolutely wonderful. We each got a reflexology treatment outside in our private cabana. They have a nice hydrotherapy circuit set up outside too with sauna, steam rooms, whirlpool, hydro-massage, spa showers & ice plunge pool. Hydrotherapy is included with all treatments.

This spa has treatments for kids and teens as well.

Family Amenities at Jewel Palm Beach in Punta Cana

Core Zone Teens Club 

This club features daily activities, a vast array of sports & games and nightly social events for kids ages 13 – 17.

Explorer’s Club

For kids ages 3-12 years old, they have an Explorer’s Club. Kids can stay active & entertained here while you enjoy adult time. The Explorer’s Club is completely supervised by our American Red Cross-certified staff. Parents can keep in touch with their kids throughout the day with complimentary pagers and cell phones provided by the club

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Included Activities:

  • Ping pong
  • Basketball
  • Beach and pool volleyball
  • Bocce-ball
  • Jogging trail
  • Darts
  • Giant chessboard
  • Tennis/tennis clinics*
  • Board games
  • Yoga/Stretching
  • Aerobics
  • Beach football
  • Dance lessons
  • Cocktail and cooking lessons
  • Rum tasting
  • Spanish lessons
  • Ocean Trampoline
  • Baseball cage
  • Archery &pistol ranges
  • Inflatable climbing iceberg
  • Beach Olympics
  • Mexican bingo
  • Dominican Market – fine handicrafts, hand-made jewelry and more
  • Theatre with live entertainment
  • Themed nights
  • Casino
  • Water aerobics
  • Kayaks
  • Windsurfing
  • Snorkeling
  • Catamarans
  • Introductory scuba classes in the pool
  • Hobie Cats

Rooms

Dreams Flora Punta Cana has 620 guest rooms and suites with a wide assortment of layouts and amenities. If possible get a honeymoon suite aka a Preferred Club Master Two-Bedroom Suite Tropical or Partial Ocean View. All the suites have patios overlooking the beach. These suites are huge.

They do have some swim-out rooms that open up directly to a pool. I prefer rooms like this, so thought it was worth mentioning.

Check current rates!

If you are looking for a fun activity to do while you are in Punta Cana check out Scape Park.

Other Resorts in Dominican Republic:

Dream Onyx Punta Cana All-Inclusive Vacation

Nickelodeon Resort Punta Cana

Margaritaville Cap Cana Island Reserve

Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa an Adults-Only Paradise

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If you prefer staying in a vacation rental instead, I recommend VRBO.

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