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One & Only Palmilla Resort

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Km 7.5 Carr. Transpeninsular, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Simply one of the best hotels that we have had the pleasure of enjoying anywhere in the world. World class in every respect. The position on the ocean is extraordinary and the quality of the resort is first class. Exceptional rooms, restaurants, pool, service. This is as good as it gets. Period.

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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an exceptional property, tucked away in what feels like the side of highway—until you part the gated entrance into the resort when you realize you are somewhere truly special. We took the resort car service to the hotel: comfortable drive and easy pick up. The approach is unassuming, and the check-in understated, but the luxury is paramount. Upon... More

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OOPalmilla, Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at One&Only Palmilla. It is wonderful to know you enjoyed your time with us, and found exceptional comfort in your accommodations. Beginning your stay with our chauffeur service from the airport is always a fine idea. Once on property, it sounds like you took full advantage of... More

San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very expensive but fantastic resort overlooking the Sea of Cortez in Baja California. The rooms are located on different levels in several small buildings up to 3 stories high, spread over beautiful gardens, fountains and beaches. Transportation from one end to the other of the resort is provided in golf carts available at all times with one simple call. There... More

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OOPalmilla, Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing a review of your stay at One&Only Palmilla. We are so pleased to know you enjoyed yourself and found everything to your liking. As you noted, our resort is located on its own peninsula, and offers views of both the Sea of Cortez and the bay of San José del Cabo. It’s a... More

Munich, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful resorts in a very special location. The staff is extremely (family) friendly. Food at Market is outstanding but highly priced. We went three summers in a row and all the family wants is going back. Resort only needs a bit more maintenance to stay up to date.

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OOPalmilla, Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your experiences at One&Only Palmilla. It’s wonderful to know your family has found a resort that everyone loves, and we hope to continue welcoming you back for years to come. As you mentioned, One&Only has a reputation for providing guests with personalized, genuine attention around the clock. Our carefully... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here many of times. Won't be back all they want is your $$$$ service has went down hill pools are run down rooms and bathrooms have paint peeling off check on top of bed and painting dust all over. Did not give us the room until 5 pm and want you out right at 12 they even come to... More

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OOPalmilla, Hotel Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We sincerely appreciate that you’ve returned to our resort time and again and are disappointed to hear your most recent stay was such a marked departure from our usual standards. Rest assured, your concerns have been heard, and we hope to use this as an opportunity to make things right. We take great pride in providing each... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing time on our honeymoon at the One & Only Palmilla. From the minute we got to the resort until we left, the service was absolutely excellent. All of our questions were answered and our needs were met from booking spa appointments and surf lessons (Martin was a great instructor!) at the property to a scuba/snorkel trip... More

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OOPalmilla, Hotel Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your honeymoon at One&Only Palmilla. It was an honor to help you celebrate your marriage, and we wish you the very best in your new life together. Though your stay coincided with a special occasion, you can expect the same dedicated attention and service with each return visit. Please... More

Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the minute you step into the Palmilla resort, you feel welcome. Top service, beautiful location. Had a great dinner at the Suviche restaurant. Our butler Margarita was the best! I would say this is so far the nicest resort I have ever been to.

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OOPalmilla, Hotel Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at One&Only Palmilla. We’re pleased to hear you had an exceptional experience, and we hope to continue welcoming you back to our resort for years to come. You can always expect exceptional service from arrival to departure, including one-to-one attention from your personal 24-hour butler. If there... More

San Diego, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to have our wedding at One and Only Palmilla. We at first were a little indecisive and had two other hotels as possible options. The way the staff treated us when we had small, probably annoying, email questions we knew Palmilla was the spot. The moment we stepped off the airplane we were treated like... More

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OOPalmilla, Wedding Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Let me begin by offering our warmest wishes and sincerest congratulations. It was an honor and a pleasure to assist in making your wedding special, and it is truly wonderful to know you felt like royalty throughout the experience. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to the rest of the staff, who will be... More

El Paso, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visit Cabo every year and alternate between Palmilla and Ventanas. This year Palmilla was our choice. WOW! We were greeted with an upgraded room complete with Birthday balloons and a cake! (It was my husbands birthday). The service was outstanding, the food is delicious, and the staff is excellent! My only complaint is the Mosquitos...we vacationed... More

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OOPalmilla, Hotel Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, I greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us, and what an honor to help you celebrate your husband’s birthday. We aim to provide genuine, personalized attention, and I hope that the amenities and warm Mexican hospitality made for a most memorable birthday. It is wonderful to hear that we will be seeing... More

McAllen, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I wanted to enjoy a vacation with the family and some friends. The resort is nice and the service is great. The room is assigned to a butler to attend your needs. It is a great place to rest and relax. I did not pay attention to prices. The rooms are nice and spacious. Our balcony had a spacious and... More

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OOPalmilla, Hotel Manager at One & Only Palmilla Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guests, Thank you for recounting your visit in such detail. I am pleased to see that you were able to experience so much of what this resort has to offer. As you mentioned, One&Only Palmilla creates an atmosphere of total relaxation; our world-class spa by ESPA helping to renew and rejuvenate with each treatment. Furthermore, you chose a... More

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Address: Km 7.5 Carr. Transpeninsular, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Los Cabos > San Jose del Cabo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — One & Only Palmilla Resort 5*
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One&Only Palmilla Hotel San Jose Del Cabo
One And Only Palmilla
Palmilla Cabo
One Only Cabo
La Palmilla
One & Only Palmilla Resort Los Cabos/San Jose Del Cabo

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #3 Romantic Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #3 Business Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #4 Luxury Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #5 Spa Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #5 On the Beach Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #5 Family Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
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A verdant oasis on the tip of the Baja Peninsula. Where azure waters greet the mountainous desert and the Pacific Ocean merges with the Sea of Cortez. Where warm waves break onto a dramatic shoreline… and gray whales can be seen rising majestically in the distance. Here, the gracious style of Old Mexico - with its red-tiled roofs, whitewashed walls, and idyllic setting of exquisite fountains - is quietly nestled amidst swaying palms, bird of paradise and other tropical bloom. ... more   less 
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