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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Laguna Niguel, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

The Hotel is worth every penny. The luxury and service are the best we have ever experienced. We had a butler who was at our beck and call. At teh pool they bring you fresh fruit, clean your sunglasses, bring you books and music, and even put a wedge under your knees so your back doesn;t hurt while lying at... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed your personal butler and that he was able to provide everything you needed. It’s also great to hear that you enjoyed the personal attention at the pool with the staff anticipating and... More 

san diego calif
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

This was my girlfriend and mines big mexican getaway. We had chosen the Palmilla, Capella Pedregal, and then on to Puerto Vallarta at the Dreams Resort. In general most top places are very close to service and amenities. And in this case it was a close race. We love the tropical ambiance of the Palmilla. Just beautiful. Everybody offers a... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed the tropical ambiance and the welcoming nature of our staff. It’s also great to hear that you thought the experience pampering and the views great. One&OnlyPalmilla strives to be an oasis of... More 

kingston-upon-thames
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2010

The review below says it all - this place really is paradise. Staff, service, ambience - everything is just right. The resort grounds are just beautiful. We were on our honeymoon and upon arrival at the hotel, were told we had been upgraded. Our room was lovely - you could spend all day just chilling on the balcony day bed... More 

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Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed the room and the day bed on the balcony. It’s great to hear that you thought our service was second to none, the staff always appreciates hearing feedback. One&OnlyPalmilla strives to be... More 

Montreal, QC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2010

We booked the One&Only Palmilla for 4 nights (promotion that is still ongoing: 4 nights for price of 3, with transfers and breakfasts and other stuff included) in July as part of our honeymoon. I know this review seems a little gushing, but we are relatively jaded travellers and this resort really blew us away. Disclaimer: It was our first... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your kind words. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed the attentive service of our staff at the restaurants, pool and beaches. We appreciate your generous praise and are glad that you enjoyed the private dining at Agua with the fireworks and... More 

Boston
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2010

My husband and I were planning on a "delayed honeymoon," but decided to visit cabo for a week after our wedding. One of our friends recommended the O&O Palmilla so we looked into it. I guess it's off-season this time of year which was funny because it was 80 and sunny every day! They had a great package going that... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed Market and Suviche and appreciated the attentiveness of the staff. It’s a delight to hear that you enjoyed the afternoon snacks and aroma therapy. Rose Mary and Jorge will be glad to... More 

Houston, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2010

This resort was the nicest i've ever been to. The resort picks you up at the airport in either an Escalade or a Hummer. Security is tight getting to the resort which is about 20 -30 min from the airport. In the car, the resort provides bottled water, moist towlettes and information about the resort. When you arrive you are... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. It’s a pleasure to hear that you found your room to be beautiful and appreciated the locally woven fabric we adorn the furniture with. We appreciate your generous... More 

Wilmington, NC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2010

I was knocked over from the moment I arrived. The entire week I felt as I was living in the lap of luxury. Unbelievable views, fantastic staff, fabulous food, beautiful grounds, and everything was perfect. Once you stay at Palmilla you will have a hard time excepting anything less than a five diamond rating. Wow!

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

On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed the food, the grounds and found our staff to be fantastic. One&OnlyPalmilla strives to be an oasis of sublime luxury and sheer elegance. We are thrilled you experienced the exhilaration and serenity we are known... More 

Portland, OR
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2010

Like other travelers who stay at this hotel, we have stayed at some of the top hotels in the world and this is one of them. My husband and I came back GUSHING over the level of service and quality of the hotel. The feature we enjoyed the most is that you are not "nickle and dimed" for fees. There... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed Market and Aqua as well as the daybed on your balcony. One&OnlyPalmilla strives to be an oasis of sublime luxury and sheer elegance. We are thrilled you experienced the exhilaration and serenity... More 

Lancaster PA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2010

This was our third trip here in as many years and once again, it exceeded our expectations. We stayed in a Junior Terrace Suite (Rm 1432) which was spacious, elegantly decorated and extremely comfortable. We ate in all the restaurants except Ceviche, and all dining experiences were world class. Every detail was looked after in every aspect in all categories.... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, On behalf of One&Only Palmilla, I would like to personally thank you for your gracious comments. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed the attentive service of both Manuel and Fernando at Market and Aqua. We will be sure to pass along your compliments. We appreciate your generous praise and are glad that the golf... More 

Dubai
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2010

LOVED this place. We have stayed at some very nice places but this place is amazing. We were there about a year ago, time to plan another getaway. Husband loved the swim-up bar and I loved....EVERYTHING else. Very private, sensual feeling place, get your own room with veranda facing ocean. Deep tissue massage lovers try Louis. One word: Wow.

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

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review our resort. We value all feedback and are pleased you enjoyed the swim up bar and the deep tissue massage from One&Only Palmilla’s Spa by ESPA. We will make sure to pass along your compliments to Louis as well. One&OnlyPalmilla strives to be an oasis of sublime luxury and sheer elegance.... 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
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Top resorts Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Romantic Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Luxury Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Spa Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#4 Family Hotel in San Jose del Cabo

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