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One & Only Palmilla Resort

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Km 7.5 Carr. Transpeninsular, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, lets skip back for a second… well realistically 20 minutes. Which is how long it takes to get from airport to Lobby. Walking through the arrivals gate, amongst the immediate colour, hustle and bustle of Mexico, your greeter stands out. He is dressed in traditional white, holding an IPAD with your title on it. This sets the tone for... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leave the children at home for a truly luxurious experience in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. There are not enough stars to rate this property. The service is outstanding on all levels and they go above and beyond to attend to your every need and desire. We rented a private villa with our own plunge pool and it came with our... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I've been to a lot of boutique, upscale resorts and One & Only Palmilla tops the list. The grounds are immaculate,with beautiful touches such as lighting the pathways at night with lanterns. The food is spectacular and a wide variety to choose from. The drinks were handmade. You can choose as much or little privacy as you desire and a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The service here is like no other. You have a personal "butler" and multiple housekeeping services a day. Their quesadilla burger at the poolside restaurant (can't remember the name) is awesome. Their grounds are gorgeous and every room is a suite with an ocean view so you can't go wrong. As a beach connoisseur, I wish the beach was a... More 

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Petaluma, California
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10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

If you need palace to get clean after a couple of days on a desert island in the Sea of Cortez, you can't do better than this place. The Adult pool, an early morning walk on the beach, spa treatment, yoga (to stretch and relax that body that was just kayak and tent bound) and a million thread count sheets... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I loved this resort. It is one of the best I have stayed at in Mexico. It was for a birthday and the room was filled with balloons and cake! Service was amazing. The infinity pool amazing. It was nice to have some quiet time down by the ocean on the swinging beds. Can't swim in the ocean however, if... More 

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Grosse Pointe Far
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39 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Went down for a long weekend get-a-way and really enjoyed it. We had a one bedroom suite with a plunge pool facing the ocean, which was lovely. Just watching the huge waves crash while lazing in the pool was entertaining! The restaurants at the resort were all fantastic, by American standards - and priced as such. It's certainly not a... More 

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Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This hotel is a clasic for Cabo. Even though it migh look old, the rooms have been completely renovated. There are details everywhere which come as unexpected and do draw a smile on your face. It has one of the best spas in Mexico, and I would make the trip just to get a couple of, expensive but worth every... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I am so lucky to have visited this property 3 times. It is the best! If it is in your budget book here now. Food, staff, drinks, amenities are unmatched. You will feel like royalty during your stay and want to travel there again!

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Dallas, Texas
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is an amazing property and one to check off your bucket list. I loved our visit, but wouldn't need to return. Not my kind of vacation. It is perfect if you want to stay at the hotel and be pampered at every turn. Personally, I can only take a day or two of that, I would rather be out... More 

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