Conference Location

DREAMS Resorts & Spa

Located on the Northern coast of Costa Rica, Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica is a gorgeous beachfront resort with shimmering beaches, sparkling pools, a water slide, and lush tropical jungles. Dreams Las Mareas boasts a contemporary design with tasteful authentic decor. Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica welcomes your group to a world of Unlimited Luxury®.  The resort features 447 luxurious suites with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, the lush green rainforest, pools, and mountains. There are five a la carte restaurants on site offering international cuisine in stunning indoor and outdoor settings and six bars and lounges serving international and domestic top-shelf spirits. 

Choosing Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica includes all the pleasures of Unlimited-Luxury® where guests will enjoy the following: Full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks each day, unlimited international & domestic top-shelf spirits, 24-hour room service, pool and beach wait service, daily refreshed mini-bar with soft drinks, juice, bottled water & beer, endless daytime activities and live nightly entertainment, theme parties, oceanfront bars and entertainment venues, no reservations at specialty restaurants and no wristbands required.

DREAMS Explorers Club

This fully supervised children’s program entertains kids ages 3-12 with daily programs based on science, nature, and exploration. Activities include arts and crafts, kids pool, playground, bigscreen movies on the beach, game room, weekly campout adventure.

Passport Policy:

It is important to note, passports must be valid for up to six months at time of arrival to our travel destination.

Passport and visa information may be obtained by contacting the Travel Advisory Section of the US State Department at (202) 647-5225 or by visiting the State Department website atUS Department of State Travel

Traveler Safety Information:

All international travelers are encouraged to review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health Information for Travelers:

CDC Prevention Health

Zika Travel Information

Please also review the most up-to-date Travel Advisory Levels via the US Department of State:

US Department of State Travel

From immunizations to food safety, it is very important that you prepare yourself to stay healthy while traveling abroad. The Overseas Travel Clinic at Michigan Medicine is available by appointment to people who need health advice before travel. Our staff of travel nurses, a medical assistant specialist and a physician trained in infectious diseases is informed of the latest information concerning health risks and vaccine requirements specific to travel destinations around the world.

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Recommended Airport:

Liberia International Airport