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One & Only Palmilla Resort

5.0 of 5 Km 7.5 Carr. Transpeninsular, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved my stay at the One&only Palmilla. The resort is beautiful, the rooms well equipped and above all the service is impeccable. The other comments about the costs of the restaurants particularly breakfast are very valid & I booked transfers via another provider (Victors transpiration who were excellent) which cost only USD120 vs the USD320 the hotel charges.... 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. We are pleased to hear that you had a wonderful vacation with us. As you noted, our luxurious suites, spectacular views, and impeccable service make every stay with us unforgettable. We always strive to offer an exceptional value for an incomparable experience, and your... More

Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I come to the One and Only every year. We come to relax and get away from the daily grind of life. The grounds and views are breathtaking. The food seems to be getting better everytime we come. The down fall is we ordered room service one night and it took over an hour and a half... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, We can't thank you enough for your continued loyalty to One&Only Palmilla, and your feedback is greatly appreciated. Please accept our apologies for the lapse in service you experienced during your most recent visit. As you know from your many stays with us, we aim to provide the genuine and attentive service that you deserve on your... More

Frisco, Texas, USA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at three different high-end resorts in Cabo and this one absolutely has the best service. From the cold Evian water sprays in the car on the drive from the airport to the incredible foot massages by the pool this place is amazing. 24-hour butler service is included and they will even unpack your luggage. Daily fresh fruit... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your kind words about your stay at One&Only Palmilla. As you noted, our intuitive and friendly service includes a 24-hour butler, and we are so happy to hear that you felt personally catered to throughout your stay. There is no better way to relax than at our world-class spa by ESPA, or with a... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have traveled a lot. Been to Atlantis, cost rica. Four seasons, ritz in aspen, etc. This is the "one and only" resort to ever go to again. The service is amazing. The 3 gourmet restaurants are so good u have to make reservations because all the guests at other resorts come there to eat. There is a family pool... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, We are honored to hear that your vacation at One&Only Palmilla was the greatest week of your life. It's wonderful that you experienced attentive and genuine service throughout your stay, and appreciated the personalized touches from your 24-hour butler. As you noted, our exclusive golf course is exceptional, and features spectacular ocean views from all 27-holes. Since... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have vacationed at the property for a week the last two Augusts. Both times we have left completely satisfied and refreshed from our stay. The overall beauty and elegance of the resort is only outshined by the world class service each guest receives. Both times, my wife and I stayed in a junior suite. Both rooms were spacious and... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your loyalty to One&Only Palmilla. We're thrilled to hear that you've had an incredible vacation on both of your visits, and we can't wait to welcome you back for your annual trip next August. "The overall beauty and elegance of the resort is only outshined by the world class service each guest receives." Wow,... More

Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we loved this place, what an amazing experience we has. I highly recommend in highly recommend it, very exclusive, private, the service is top notch you won't find another place like this. The family pool is great and wonderful to hang out with your little ones. The food at the resort was spectacular cuisine and the service is impeccable.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your recent stay at One&Only Palmilla and for taking the time to write a review. We strive to provide personalized and attentive service in a spectacular environment, and we're pleased you experienced just that. As the only resort in Mexico with a Michelin-starred chef, we agree that our dining options are exceptional. We strive... More

Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here in january and the from the second I showed up the stay was wonderful. The staff, hotel, spa and food was all first class. The room was huge and had a balcony with breathtaking view of the ocean. We were greeted, by our on personal butler. They had 2 that were on call 24/7 anything we needed... 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. As you noted, our resort offers spectacular service, first-class food, and breathtaking views of both the Sea of Cortez and the bay of San Jose del Cabo. We are so pleased to hear that you had a peaceful and memorable vacation. Your feedback about... More

London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One & Only really go that extra mile to make you feel welcome and to try and anticipate your needs. We were travelling with our 2 young kids and it was our son's birthday the week before our arrival. Other resorts may provide a birthday cookie or cake (in itself very appreciated). The One & Only make up the room... 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's wonderful to hear that you and your family had a fabulous and memorable vacation, and that your son had such a special 5th birthday. As you noted, our tremendous staff provides intuitive and personalized attention, and will go above and beyond to cater... More

Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We previously stayed at La Palmilla in August 2010 and were astounded by the level of excellence...from our butler, room accommodations, pool staff and of course, incredible restaurants. We again returned this month to celebrate a birthday and the staff had remembered (ok, maybe not remembered but had noted it in our file) it and decorated our room each night.... More

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

Dear Valued Guest, Your kind words about your recent stay at One&Only Palmilla are greatly appreciated. We love hearing that our valued staff is providing personalized and genuine attention to our guests throughout their stay, and we're happy to hear they helped make your birthday experience so memorable. Our fine dining is one of the most spectacular features our resort... More

Laguna Niguel, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I chose this resort specifically because they boast a Teens Club in addition to their Kids Club. Our hope was that our 13 and 8 year old would enjoy their respective kids camps during the day, which would allow us some precious time together, reconnecting, as parents with hectic lives rarely get to do. Alas, this rarely... 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. We are concerned to hear about your uncharacteristic experience at our Teen Club. We pride ourselves on providing a relaxing retreat for adults and an exciting adventure for children and teens, and it sounds like your experience missed the mark. Along with complimentary beach... 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*
Number of rooms: 173
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Also Known As:
One And Only Palmilla
One&Only Palmilla Hotel San Jose Del Cabo
Palmilla Cabo
One Only Cabo
La Palmilla
One & Only Palmilla Resort Los Cabos/San Jose Del Cabo

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