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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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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is our seventh visit to this extraordinary and beautiful oasis. We are currently at the resort and are literally overwhelmed with the constant state of bliss and perfection! While we have stayed here many times (an easy and quick trip from LA) our last stay was in 2011. From our greeting at the airport, our welcome from the hotel... More 

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New York City
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best property and location in Los Cabos, with beautiful landscaping and vistas. Arrive in style to smiling and warm staff, and go direct to your spacious room. Your butler unpacks and takes great care of you for the duration, making arrangements and overseeing housekeeping. You'll want to take him home. Adult pool is stunning and family pool has kids frolicking... More 

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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't know where to begin, but this resort is just perfect! Our king suite had a huge patio with hammock and large daybed, looking directly out to the Sea of Cortez......amazing view! The pool area was lovely, water was COLD! Then we found the heated pool! (It was more crowded, we should have known why!) nevertheless, we enjoyed the... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One&Only Palmilla has the most gorgeous setting amongst the gorgeous Baja Peninsula alongside the Sea of Cortez! The beachfront access to one of the few swimmable beaches in the entire region is what truly makes it spectacular. So romantic and charming - great for couples as well as families. Highly recommend. The restaurants are stellar and the food is absolutely... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your wonderful review. We would have to agree that our location is second to none. Whether you prefer watching the waves roll in from your perch by the pool or taking a dip in our swimmable stretch of ocean, there is no end to the ways you can enjoy our location on the Sea... More 

Tulsa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent my 40th birthday at the One and Only Palmilla the end of September of 2015 and it was fantastic. They had spectacular detail and made us feel very unique at any part of the resort we visited (restaurants, spa, and driving services). Our four year old had the time of his life with the kids club staff and... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, We cannot thank you enough for sharing your review. It has been wonderful to be able to accommodate you twice in such a short span of time. We will let all of the individuals who made your visits so exceptional know of your thoughtfulness. Your return visit was incredibly important to us, as we know that you... More 

Santa Barbara, CA
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27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you drive down the driveway approaching the resort you just know you are in for something special. The location is away from Cabo proper positioned on a point so no matter where you room is located you have an uninterrupted view of the Sea of Cortez. There is an individual to greet you upon arrival at the... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Congratulations to you and your wife! At One&Only Palmilla, every moment of your stay should be centered on relaxation. We hope you were able to truly let go and enjoy each other’s company in our secluded location along the Sea of Cortez. It was our genuine pleasure to introduce you both to our peaceful way of life.... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not sure what to expect going into this resort. It is family friendly but has so many little nooks to get some alone time that you would never know it. If you are into authentically Mexican, hacienda style rooms, this resort is for you. I was so impressed with the attention to detail. There were amazing views of... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your review, Heather! When guests first arrive to One&Only Palmilla, we delight in exceeding every one of their expectations. It sounds as though your first experience was exactly the kind we hope our guests have: intimate, scenic, and above all, unforgettable. Now that we have had the chance to get to know you,... More 

Shell Beach, California
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a perfect vacation! We stayed as a family of four (with our 8 year old & 17 year old) and everyone loved the experience. Our room was spacious and lovely. All of the extra touches (and there are many!) were noticed and appreciated. Our butlers were awesome and we really enjoyed chatting with them throughout the visit. We... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We are delighted to know you had the “perfect” vacation at One&Only Palmilla. For a family who surfs, you certainly chose a wonderful destination for open ocean and plenty of sunshine. We trust that you could rest well in your suite, and that the meals you enjoyed onsite rejuvenated you for... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a family of four we had a wonderful never want to leave kind of stay. Manta Rays dancing in the ocean. Stunning beach views. Yummy food. Relaxing pools. Just the perfect resort. Loved! Beds super comfortable. Large bathrooms. Calm. Beautiful.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for bringing your family to experience One&Only Palmilla. We are so pleased your family had such a peaceful, intimate vacation. We hope your children could take part in some Kids Club activities, as we just completed a million dollar expansion to enhance the excursions we offer to our younger guests. On behalf of all of... More 

New York
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to One & Only Palmilla for our first couples trip away from our boys. It was everything we hoped for and more! The grounds were so perfectly manicured. Everything was pristine, lush and beautiful. It really felt like paradise. We stayed in a regular room with a balcony over looking the ocean. The room was... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, How wonderful to know you could escape to One&Only Palmilla for a romantic getaway with your husband. It is a delight to hear that you could soak up the sun’s rays on your personal terrace in the morning and dine on the freshest local seafood available in the evenings. As a nursing mother, it is important to... More 

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