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Dreams Palm Beach questions and any other Hot Tips...

We just booked our trip for DPB in October, first timers to Punta Cana, but have been to Mexico and stayed at Excellance and Secrets resorts... but have some questions:

Is there a casino, if so what do they have slots,tables,etc?

Can you snorkel off the beach?

Is there a hydrotherapy circuit at the spa?

Can you order food/munchies poolside?

Which buildings are the best? Anybody got a resort map w/ bldgs numbered?

What dinners/deserts/drinks are a 'must have'?

That's all I can think of right now :) ...and other Hot Tips ?

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1. Re: Dreams Palm Beach questions and any other Hot Tips...

I can help a bit -

Yes, there is a casino - never went so can't tell you what they have.

Yes, there is snorkeling - there's a really nice area that's aboout a 5 minute walk - kindof a bay - where the water's very calm and clear and good for snorkeling. You could also go with a tour I'm sure - we never did that though.

Didn't use the spa so no idea about that.

I never saw any food/munchies by the pool - might have missed it though since we're mostly at the beach. There is a grill at lunch that serves burgers, hot dogs on the beach.

Are you in a regular room or in preferred? I do have a resort map with the numbers but would have to email it to you so if you sent me a PM with your email I could do that.

Can't really recall anything that stood out at dinner/desert - but they did make great margarita's.

There's also a Dreams Palm Beach Facebook group so you could get some answers there.

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Thanks for the info!! I'm sending you my email :)

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Anybody got anything to add??

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Can anybody recommend a building that is not preferred? I heard horror stories about 9, heard 8 is ok... wonder how 5 is since it is right next to beach??

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6. Re: Dreams Palm Beach questions and any other Hot Tips...

Building 5 is actually preferred... although on the other side and away from preferred lounge/pool. We stayed in 4 and it was great (3,4,5 are all preferred). Heard 6 was good... right in front of activities stage.

Our fave meals were at El Patio (everything was good especially ceviche for appetizer), French (Beef Napoleon and lamb) and non tepannyaki side of Himitsu (Asian)... teppanyaki was fun but food was ordinary. Other side had decent Thai dishes.

Casino smallish but had 4 or 5 Blackjack, a couple of poker tables, roulette and a couple of dozen slots.

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Thanks for your additional (and informative!) message Inotv!!

I'm thinking we might request 6 or 7, but might wait until closer, we don't go until Oct. When is the best time to request??

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8. Re: Dreams Palm Beach questions and any other Hot Tips...

I usually make room requests 7-10 days prior to arrival.

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Here's a map of what's around Dreams Palm Beach puntacanatv.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/C…

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