[NEW] Dreams Estrella del Mar Mazatlan, Mexico

Dreams Estrella Del Mar Mazatlan
Dreams Estrella Del Mar Mazatlan

Let’s see….no hurricanes? [Check]. Far less seaweed? [Check]. Amazing sunsets? [Check]. Family-friendly? Great food? Nice beach? [Check, check, and check!].

The brand-new Check PricesDreams Estrella del Mar Mazatlan checks ALL the boxes! Located on the western coast of mainland Mexico and known as the ‘Pearl of Mexico’s Pacific Coast’, Mazatlan is a great option for travelers looking for alternatives to the more popular tourist destinations on the eastern coast.

In a nutshell: This family-friendly beachfront resort from the World of Hyatt portfolio offers opulent luxury and is close to downtown Mazatlan with its numerous quaint shops, restaurants and attractions, as well as an 18-hole par-72 golf course. The Resort is located just 5 miles (8km) from the Mazatlan (MZT) airport, so no hours-long shuttle rides!

The Why:

    • Easy access to downtown Mazatlan, for those who like to explore and shop.
    • As a member of Check PricesWorld of Hyatt, eligible travelers can earn huge rewards including free nights, upgrades and dining experiences by staying at Dreams Estrella del Mar Mazatlan.
  • A world-class Spa offers an array of treatments, including hydrotherapy, massages and indigenous Mexican treatments. Chocolate body scrub, anyone?
  • Plenty of family-friendly activities in the form of a water park, theatre, several swimming pools, ping pong (and much more) promises fun for the whole family. The Explorer’s Club features chaperoned kid-friendly activities, allowing parents some quiet time to relax.
  • Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, the nearby Estrella del Mar Golf Course is regarded as one of the best in Mexico.

Getting there:

Dreams Estrella del Mar Mazatlan is located just 5 miles (8km) from General Rafael Buelna International Airport, more commonly known as Mazatlan International Airport (MZT), so you’ll be on the beach or poolside quickly. The Mazatlan airport handles more than 1.6 million passengers per year and offers regular flights to and from the United States, Canada, and other Mexican destinations including San Jose del Cabo, Mexico City, Chihuahua and Tijuana.


All 358 suites boast stunning ocean views and many offer swim-out pools from their own private terrace. For even more pampering, consider adding the Preferred Club, which brings upgraded suites, private lounge access, an enhanced concierge service and upgraded in-suite amenities including toiletries, mini-bar and pillow menu.

At the resort’s top end, the Presidential Suite offers more than 2,230 square feet of opulence. Wowza!

Wanna see the building layout? Here’s a resort map you can view and/or download:
Dreams Estrella del Mar Mazatlan Resort Map (PDF)


Dreams Estrella del Mar features a wide variety of included non-motorized activities – all the usual beach and poolside fun – as well as a world-class fitness center, top-rated Spa, and kids/teens clubs to keep the whole family having a blast.

Golfers will love the nearby Estrella del Mar Golf Course (designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr), which is regarded as one of the best in Mexico, and its John Jacobs Golf School offers personalized lessons and group classes. Guests at Dreams Estrella enjoy discounted greens fees, and equipment rental can be arranged if you don’t feel like lugging your clubs.

Dining options

No shortage of dining options here (and plenty to keep the kids happy!), with a diverse array of restaurants, snack bars, cafes and bars to choose from.

Reservation-free restaurants include:

  • The casual Barefoot Grill, where hungry kids can munch on pizzas and burgers.
  • The a la carte El Patio is the place to enjoy authentic Mexican dishes.
  • You’ll find creative Mediterranean-Asian fusion meals at Meraki.
  • Seafood enthusiasts will love the open-air Oceana!
  • The adults-only Portofino is the place for a sophisticated Italian dinner.
  • Finally, the World Café buffet serves a wide variety of regional and international dishes, enough to satisfy most cravings.
  • There is also an ice cream parlor (squee!) and a range of snack bars for guests to enjoy.

For bars, there are five options to choose from.

  • Two swim-up bars – Sugar Reef and Manatees – will quickly become your go-to for tropical cocktails.
  • The Lobby Bar, Rendezvous, offers a sophisticated ambiance and panoramic ocean views.
  • Desires is the liveliest option, with live sports on big-screen TVs and transforming into a disco with live music at night, open until 1am.
  • Finally, there’s the Barracuda beach bar, for those unwinding on (and unwilling to leave) Mazatlan’s golden sands.

For lovebirds celebrating an anniversary or perhaps even a honeymoon, the “Romantic Dining Experience” upgrade includes a spectacular private dinner on the beach or in another stunning and secluded spot at the resort – this can be booked in advance or upon arrival with the concierge.


As part of its conservation initiatives, Dreams Estrella del Mar has a turtle sanctuary! Depending on what time of year you visit, it’s sometimes possible to participate in the releases of juvenile sea turtles from the sanctuary into their wild ocean home. Enquire with the concierge during your stay to see if this is possible and to book your participation.

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Dreams Estrella del Mar Mazatlan offers everything one could want for an all-inclusive vacation on Mexico’s western coast. A diverse mix of accommodation options mean there’s something to suit all tastes and budgets, and the extravagant selection of dining options and activities ensure you won’t get bored. Whether it’s a round of golf, a massage or an excursion to aid in the conservation of endangered leatherback turtles, Dreams Estrella del Mar Mazatlan promises a trip of a lifetime.

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About Sophia Viaggio 22 Articles
Originally from Italy, Sophia Viaggio is a freelance writer and could be the poster child for wanderlust as her spirit comes alive when she travels. She feels her best and writes better while on the beach at a tropical all-inclusive resort. Give her an Italian spritz and she'll share her impassioned travel stories (some with sassy Italian vernacular).
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