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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2009
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2009

My wife and I just came back from 8 nights at One & Only Palmilla and loved ever second of our trip. Once we were able to wriggle through the airport (solicitations for timeshares up the wazoo), the Palmilla Escalade was awaiting us, with A/C on and some additional refreshments. The drive took about 20 minutes and since we arrived... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2009

An exclusive world in the world. A great place to get away from it all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2009

an exceptional high end hotel with exceptional service and location. a very expensive hotel but they pamper you at every turn and try to anticipate your every need. located in san jose del cabo makes it close to very good restaurants within the area as well as being 15 minutes from the hoopla in cabo san lucas. a gorgeous facility... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2009

My husband and I honeymooned at the Palmilla and our trip was perfect. The staff was attentive, but unobtrusive, the beaches were fantastic and the two separate pools (one for families, one for adults only) ensured that all guests had the experiences they were looking for. If I could give this location 10 stars, I would!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2009

After reading all the reviews and looking at the pictures, we knew that this place would be beautiful and grand. However, it completely exceeded any expectations!! The pictures dont even do this place justice! It is gorgeous! There isnt a bad view at the place..grounds are excellently manicured . At night they light the place with candles and fire pits..... More

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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2009

My wife and I just returned from Palmilla and it is truly perfect in every way. We spent five days there and only left the resort once for a few hours to do some shopping in Cabo San Lucas. All of the restaurants at Palmilla are outstanding, as good as you will find in any major city. The staff is... More

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2009

My wife and I just got back from our second trip in two years to O&O Palmilla. We are educated enough to realize that we were in no danger of the swine flu. We were shocked to see so few people on the plane to Los Cabos and even more shocked to see the hotel only 17% occupied. We benefited... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2009

One & Only did not disappoint ! Expensive but good food & beautiful villas located on the beach made it a spectacular experience.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2009

I went with my wife and our 5 and 2 year old, service was awsome and very personal, many of the staff call you by your last name. The lifeguard at the kids pool was great, he kept an eye and followed our kids looking out for them. Food was good and everyone at the resort was great and very... More

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2009

I've stayed at the Palmilla 3 times and have never been disappointed by anything at this amazing hotel. Everything here is wonderful but the staff is what really makes this place special. They don't miss a beat and they treat you like family. During one trip, I left my Rolex watch by the pool and didn't discover my mistake until... 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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Also Known As:
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 Business Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #3 Romantic Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #3 Top resorts Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #4 Luxury Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #5 Spa Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #5 Family Hotel in San Jose del Cabo #5 On the Beach 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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