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Vacation Specialist: Brandon Smith
Travel AgentMy name is Brandon, I have been a travel specialist here at Dream Vacations since November 15th 2005. During that time I have sent more than 15,900 individuals on vacation to many various resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean. I love what I do, we make vacation dreams a reality! When you call me, get ready to travel because you and I will find exactly what you are looking for.

I have traveled out of the country to the following vacation spots; Aruba, Cabo San Lucas (2 times), Cancun, the Riviera Maya (8 times), Puerto Vallarta (3 times), Punta Cana and Jamaica (3 times). During these trips, a little of my time was spent relaxing but the majority of these trips have been work trips or FAMs we call them. During a FAM trip we are responsible for touring as many properties as possible so that we can be more familiar with the products we are offering. I feel that this gives me a tremendous advantage over other agencies based on personal experience and traveler feed back.

My most recent vacation was September 4th 2012 to the Iberostar Paraiso Maya in the Riviera Maya Mexico. I spent four nights there and I toured about 22 different resorts in the area. I had a great time this past September and I highly recommend the Iberostar Paraiso Maya!
bsmith@godreamvacations.com
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What Clients Have Said About Me:
Maria ~ Brockton, MA
“It was my first time booking with Dream Vacation and it was excellent; Brandon Smith was always very helpful. Thank you Brandon Smith for all your assistance, you were always very helpful at all times, next vacation will be done with Brandon Smith”
Donna ~ Havana, IL
“Brandon did an Excellant job in getting us what we wanted!”
Janet R ~ Centennial, CO
“Brandon Smith with Dream Vacations was very helpful and good to work with.”
Jamie ~ Lakewood, CO
“Brandon Smith has been very helpful. We have worked with him two years now and will call him again next year.”
Mina ~ Naperville, IL
“Brandon is the BEST and was very helpful.”
Dreams Sands Cancun Opened September 2014
by on October 21, 2014 | No Comments »
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Dreams Sands Cancun Beach

Dreams Resorts are some of the best, well known and acclaimed All Inclusive Resorts in our industry. With top of the line resorts already located in tropical locations such as Punta Cana Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Puerto Vallarta Mexico, Cabo San Lucas and the Riviera Maya Mexico, the new Dreams Sands Cancun Resort is a hit!

What to expect: Unlimited Luxury, beach front resort on 650 foot stretch of private white sand beach, walking distance to dinning, shopping and bars, 24 hour room service, luxury spa services, Core Zone Teens Club (opened from 9 am to midnight) and the always fun Explorers Club for kids which is open from 9 am to 9 pm! Dreams Sands Cancun offers 2 pools, 9 restaurants, 4 bars, non-motorized water sports, daily and nightly entertainment plus Complimentary* Green Fees at the Playa Mujeres Golf Course golf near by.

Dreams Sands Cancun Ocean Front Room

Room types being offered:

  • 59 Deluxe Partial Ocean View Rooms with 350 square feet
  • 48 Deluxe Partial Ocean View w/ Balcony Rooms with 360 square feet
  • 120 Deluxe Ocean Front Rooms with 350 square feet
  • 92 Deluxe Ocean Front w/ Balcony Rooms with 360 square feet
  • 11 Family Suites (Partial Ocean View) with 720 square feet (this will be two rooms that connect)
  • 63 Preferred Club Ocean Front Rooms with 350 square feet
  • 9 Preferred Club Ocean Front w/ Balcony Rooms with 350 square feet and only offering King Size Bed
  • 11 Preferred Club Corner Suites Ocean Front with 495 square feet and only offering King Size Bed
  • 14 Preferred Club Honeymoon Suites (Ocean Front) with 480 square feet and only offering King Size Bed

All Rooms have marble floors, bath robes and slippers, luxury bath amenities, mini-bar, safe and 24 hour room service and more. All rooms have a contemporary Mexican decor with most room types offering either one king size bed or two double beds with. If booking a Preferred Club room type, you will also receive more personalized one on one check in/check out, preferred status and amenities in your room, access to the private preferred club lounge, upgraded mini-bar and bath amenities, free wi-fi and a free newspaper delivered daily to your room.

We’d love to help you plan your next vacation to an amazing destination and resort as the Dreams Sands Cancun so don’t wait, call now to plan your next Dream Vacation!

All Inclusive Secrets Resorts are the Best!
by on September 23, 2014 | No Comments »
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Secrets Marquis Los CabosSecrets Resorts and Spas offer adults an extra measure of romance and sensuality in exquisite luxury settings all across Mexico and the Caribbean. Unlimited-Luxury where everything is included: Elegantly appointed rooms and suites with 24 hour concierge and room services, multiple gourmet restaurants and lounges offering top shelf spirits and endless day and evening activities!

 MEXICO

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun: Tucked away on a one of a kind Pristine & famous beach in the Riviera Maya Mexico, this beautiful, AAA Five Diamond rated resort is the perfect setting for all inclusive adult adventure, relaxation and romance!

Secrets the Vine Cancun: Escape to the heart of Cancun at Secrets the Vine, one of the newest 5 star all inclusive resorts in the city! Adult only, ultra-chic, contemporary resort offers all the modern day amenities with 495 elegant rooms and suites.

Secrets Puerto Los Cabos: Nestled between a tranquil desert and the Sea of Cortes on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, this beautiful resort provides adults the ideal seaside escape to excitement, romance and luxury. Some now consider this as the #1 Secrets Resor ever opened.

Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun: All adult, all Preferred Club resort is the Riviera Maya, radiates Mediterranean charm and romance in a villa like setting. Located about 35 minutes from Cancun and 5 minutes to the shopping and excitement of Playa del Carmen. This unique, concierge style resort was designed to connect your mind, body and soul.

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun: Clasped by turquoise crystal waters on the Riviera Maya coastline, this AAA Four Diamond Resort combines style and sophistication – offering adults infinite possibilities and all inclusive Unlimited Luxury.

Secrets Huatulco Resort and Spa: Secluded on the coastline of Conejos Bay, encompased by golden sand, incredible rock formations and sapphire waters, this gorgeous resort offers adults and escape to serenity and romance!

Secrets Vallarta Bay Puerto Vallarta: Occupying on the rich sand beaches of the Pacific coast within walking distance of the famous El Malecon boardwalk, this vibrant oceanfront resort brings adults 24/7 access to amazing nightlife, non-stop entertainment and much more!

Secrets Aura Cozumel: Relax and enjoy magnificent views of crystal clear waters and access to the largest beachfront resort on the island while indulging in luxuries including 24 hour room service, daily refreshed mini bar, daily and nightly entertainment as well as limitless top shelf spirits and gourmet food!

Secrets Playa Mujeres Golf and Spa Resort: Located in beautiful Playa Mujeres, complete with famous white sandy beaches and stunning ocean views in a privileged gated community.

Secrets Marquis Los Cabos: Tucked between a tranquil desert and amazing golf courses as well as the Sea of Cortes in the Baja Peninsula, this amazing resort provides an ideal seaside escape to excitement, romance and Unlimited Luxury!

Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay

MONTEGO BAY JAMAICA

Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay: Set on a peninsula with over a mile of private beach leading into the crystal clear Caribbean, this vibrant ultra chic resort provides adults with entertainment, fun, romance and all of the benefits we have to come to expect from the Secrets Resort brand.

Secrets St James Montego Bay: Located next to the Secrets Wild Orchid combining the two properties for an unforgettable adult only vacation. This quiet oceanfront destination offers the ultimate in sophistication, relaxation and romance.

Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana

PUNTA CANA DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana: Located amidst palm tress, lush vegetation and manicured gardens on an expansive sugar white beach, this colorful Caribbean resort offers adults an excellent seaside escape to romance and relaxation!

Air Charter flights – why we like them!
by on August 19, 2014 | No Comments »
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Frontier Air Charter FlightsWhat are Air Charter flights? In addition to flights on major scheduled air carriers from departure cities nationwide, we offer Air Charter flights through our tour operators such as Apple Vacations and Funjet Vacations. These companies rent the aircraft with the sole purpose of flying vacationers to the most popular sun drenched destinations from over 20 US departure cities. Destination options such as CancunPunta Cana, Jamaica, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, Costa Rica and more.

Air Charter flights are filled exclusively with other vacationers traveling to the same destination (charter does not mean little bitty prop plane). These flights are typically non-stop, with schedules that allow you to spend more time in resort. In most cases, one of the biggest benefits to our Charter flights is that your vacation package price is generally considerably less than other comparabel airlines. We use airlines such as Frontier Airlines, Air Tran, Sun Country, Alaska Airlines, Jet Blue and Aeromexico. So if you are looking for a great vacation with a non-stop flight, give us a call soon to plan your next All Inclusive Vacation!

Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos EVOLUTION OF ALL INCLUSIVE
by on July 22, 2014 | No Comments »
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Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos Pool

First of all, when you see a Hyatt “Ziva” Resort, that is their label for family friendly. When you see Hyatt “Zilara” Resort, that is their adult only brand (such as the old “The Royal in Cancun”). Hyatt has purchased the Dreams Cancun resort and are renovating it now (opening in 2015) as well as they have purchased the Ritz Carlton Rose Hall in Montego Bay and are renovating and adding on to it and should open later this year they said, November 2014. The Hyatt Ziva / Zilara in Rose Hall will have both an adult only wing and then a family wing, thus the two names. They also have the old Dreams Puerto Vallarta and are planning a big renovation there, may open later this year as well.

For me, the Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos was a fantastic resort! Big pool area, large enough to get away from the swim up bar and had an infinity pool area as well as a separate activities pool. The food was very good each time I ate there, especially the breakfast. The beach was very large, didn’t use it but looked amazing and yes the waves were high! The resort is located IN San Jose, right across the street there is a dolphin pool excursion and you could literally walk to the bars if you wanted or take a 5 minute taxi ride. You could also walk to the “Mega Mart” if you needed any supplies such as sun screen, batteries, new shorts lol or whatever.

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The room was great! It had the large Mexican style tiles (not marble), jacuzzi, double sinks and good size balcony. Most all rooms will have an ocean view. They do have the adult only pool with pool bar in the Premium Section that was a nice quiet relief but it sits behind buildings so no ocean view room. The restaurants were decorated just like every where else, all of which were air conditioned except for one which was down by the ocean. Night life, they have a sports bar with AC and karaoke nights that they are planning on renovating soon plus they have a nice upscale coffee/drink bar right off the lobby, can’t remember what is was called or how late it was open but that’s where we had our meeting with Mike Going from Funjet. They also have a full Martini Bar, 7 total pools and nightly entertainment at the “Grand Theatre.”

Overall, I think this resort is just as nice as the Dreams but I don’t think you are going to see Hyatt Resorts like this available with Apple Vacations going forward. I have no fear recommending this resort as a “6G Apple” if I were rating hotels. I think this resort gives you the best “5 Star” Family vacation in San Jose Del Cabo and for just adults traveling, no reason not to go there. It did not feel all family, it could be good for anyone I truly believe.

Iberostar Rose Hall Suites Image Gallery
by on July 15, 2014 | No Comments »
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IBEROSTAR’s Premium Collection. Iberostar Rose Hall Suites is a premier choice for family vacations, romantic getaways, or group travel to Jamaica. Iberostar Rose Hall Suites is conveniently located in Montego Bay. Guests of Iberostar Rose Hall Suites have full access to all the facilities at Iberostar Rose Hall Beach.  With close proximity to Rose Hall, guests can experience traditional Jamaican lifestyle and enjoy all the island has to offer. The Iberostar Rose Hall Suites strives to offer guests the ultimate in rest and relaxation. All of the elegantly furnished junior suites are spacious with inviting, magnificent views.

Get to know all about Jamaica
by on July 10, 2014 | 1 Comment »
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