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One & Only Palmilla

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Km 7.5 Carr. Transpeninsular, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for three nights last week for a quick mid-week get away. The Good - Beautiful property, very nice room, and very nice spa, pools, and restaurants. The set up of the resort and the ocean views are really amazing. Suviche for sushi was great as was pool/bar service at the adult pool. Right up the street from Palmilla shopping... More 

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Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband & I just returned from a beautiful stay at this resort and we miss it already! We stayed using the stay for 4 pay for 3 deal. Every part of the property that we visited was exquisite & we took advantage of some great photo ops every opportunity we could throughout our stay. We received a warm welcome... More 

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Orange County, California
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Friends told us about the One and Only so we decided to give it a try. The resort is beautiful, and manages to mix outrageous luxury with natural, charming beauty. This hotel has mastered the art of unobtrusive service. It was almost as if the staff could read our minds. Our room was large and gorgeous. Our butler was on... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your visit and for your time in reviewing your stay. Enhancing the natural beauty of our surroundings has been part of our design since day one. We’re so pleased you had time to walk our paths and enjoy the ocean breezes and plant life of the Baja Peninsula. Even more so, we are glad... More 

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

I was here for a three day weekend with my significant other. We arrived, picked up in an air conditioned SUV (thank god it was sweltering hot outside) with water, drove to the property and welcomed by a small group of staff who knew our names and handed us popsicles. They took the luggage to our room and we had... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for reviewing your experience at One&Only Palmilla. Given our tropical locale, we see temperatures rise the most in August. Relaxing by the ocean is the best way to stay cool, and through frequent water misting, sharing complimentary sweet treats and offering shaded seating areas, we strive to keep your comfort level high throughout your stay.... More 

Sydney
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you arrive to the farewell when you check out, staying at the One & Only is an unforgettable experience. The grounds, rooms, pools and restaurants are beautiful, the service is unmatched and the ambience is understated luxury throughout. Yes, it's expensive but it is also great value. Special touches include the sunglasses cleaning service at the pool... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at One&Only Palmilla. It sounds as though you encountered unparalleled beauty and luxury in every part of your stay, and we are pleased to hear it. Your feedback regarding the martinis and mustard is helpful to us in our efforts to provide the perfect experience. We will... More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no other resort in Los Cabos to stay in that compares to the service, quality of the resort and fine dining. Especially great for Romantic holiday. My now fiancé and I went for our anniversary. Alejandra went out of her way to help us create a special holiday. She helped my fiancé create an amazing beach dinner where... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Congratulations! We are absolutely delighted to know you’ve joined in the One&Only’s story of love. We must agree that if you are looking for a romantic locale, you cannot do better than a private seaside dinner in Los Cabos. Alejandra will be pleased to know her service helped to make your celebration all the more special. We... More 

Monterey, California
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84 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my third trip to the Palmilla. I would have been there a lot more but I occasionally get to "mooch" off a friend who has a house at Villa del Mar... The service, from the airport pickup to check-in to check out was impeccable. I went mid week to avoid the crowd and it was like having a... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for being such a valued guest of One&Only Palmilla. By your third stay, we have had the opportunity to learn your preferences, and you, too, know your favorite things to do, and so we look forward to making every stay better than the last. It is wonderful to know you made use of your private... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated our 20th anniversary at this beautiful resort. We were in Cabo for one week and decided to split our time between two different hotels so that we could experience both. This was our second hotel. Our check in was excellent. We were given a tour, brought directly to our room, and started to settle in immediately. Our butlers-... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, First, we would like to extend to you another congratulations on your anniversary. We are honored you chose to spend it with us. Thanks to the personalized service we offer here, couples can expect a truly romantic getaway, and one where their every need is taken care of. We will take care to pass your compliments along... More 

new jersey
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a difficult review to write as this property is stunning and the service excellent. We visited this hotel with our two teenage children for Spring Break. While the rooms, grounds and service are excellent, the price of food at the hotel is so egregiously priced that it made you feel uncomfortable being there. Everything has a 30% surcharge... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for joining us with your family for your spring break. At One&Only Palmilla, we are dedicated to providing a one-of-a-kind hospitality experience. Dining is a very important part of this mission, and so we have undergone several measures to ensure our guests have a variety of impeccable cuisines to choose from. The Michelin-starred Chef Jean-Georges... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service here is outstanding. I have been several times and have never been dissapointed. Beautiful rooms, stunning pool and beach. Not an inexpensive vacation, but worth every penny. The staff provides 5 star service with a relaxed attitude and gracious smiles. They will go the extra mile if you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary or any other special occasion.... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for continuing to choose One&Only Palmilla as your vacation destination. We could not be more pleased to know you have experienced the same exceptional service over the course of your every visit to Cabo. As you know, if there is anything you need, or anything we can do to make your next stay the best... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about One & Only Palmilla

Address: Km 7.5 Carr. Transpeninsular, San Jose del Cabo 23400, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Los Cabos > San Jose del Cabo
Price Range: $625 - $1,406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — One & Only Palmilla 5*
Number of rooms: 173
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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 Los Cabos/San Jose Del Cabo
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 Top resorts Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 Romantic Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 On the Beach Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Family Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
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