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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful and amazing resort! You get what you pay for and the service is wonderful! It's a little too pricey for cocktails, champagne and wine. The food is great, but I was very disappointed at the service at my husband's birthday dinner. We waited for over an hour and a half for dinner when only a couple of people ordered... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been a guest here, annually for the past 9 years - through the renovations and the restaurant changes... and it just keeps getting better! The only things I can see that people might see as a drawback... - the distance to either Cabo or San Jose del Cabo....its in between the two, so taxi or car is needed. Parking... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, First and foremost, we would like to thank you for your visits throughout the years. There is no better endorsement than to hear from a guest who has watched our resort transform over the years and considers it the “only” resort to visit in Cabo. Many families visit us, and we can always add an additional bed... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at all the One&Only resorts around the world. Love One&Only Palmilla. The service is great, food is amazing and the setting is outstanding. You really feel as though you are in paradise. Our butler Alan was exceptional. He made our stay at the One&Only. Will definitely be returning to One&Only hotels. Consistently excelling in every field. Thanks the Tappins

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

Dear Valued Guest, Your continued loyalty to One&Only resorts is nothing short of remarkable and we thank you for being such an important part of our family. We strive to offer unparalleled service, amenities and accommodations, and you can expect to find this at all of our sister properties. We will certainly share your compliments with Alan. Have a wonderful... More 

Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As my title says. We were lucky enough to visit here in January of this year. We fell in love. We have been visiting Cabo for over 12 years from Australia but January was our first time staying at the One & Only.... Well we are converted! There is simply nothing NOT to like about this resort, the rooms, the... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, If there is any resort that can go above and beyond for you not once, but twice in a year, it is certainly One&Only Palmilla. We are thrilled to know that after more than a dozen years of visiting Los Cabos, we are your new home away from home. Especially with our recently-expanded Kids Club, there is... More 

Flower Mound
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful setting and location. It's not too far from the airport, maybe twenty minutes. It is surrounded by hundreds of palm trees and tropical foliage. This is not the case with many of the resorts in this area. This is truly a five star resort. But what really makes this place special are the people that work here. Their desire... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, We cannot thank you enough for taking the time to review your recent visit. Nothing pleases us more than hearing our staff made such a lasting impression on you, especially a wonderful team member like Ana. We will be sure to let her know you miss her company! Thank you as well for your lovely descriptions of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband took me for a birthday treat and it was amazing!! Rooms were brand new refurbished and very spacious with a fab view to the ocean. The staff was superb, took cake and balloons to our room and nothing was a problem to get. Restaurants are fine cuisine and delicious. Went to play golf at Palmilla and we had... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Happy birthday and thank you for joining us at One&Only Palmilla. It was our pleasure to celebrate alongside you with a few gifts. There may be no better way to welcome a new age than by tackling the 27 holes at Palmilla Golf Club, and we hope every hole was a challenge and a pleasure. We would... More 

Shell Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned this summer for another incredible week at the Palmilla. This resort is truly amazing, even for a family like ours that's rather adventurous...we love nice properties but don't tend to be "resort dwellers." Whether you are looking for a fabulous home base for your active holiday, or want a place to check in and veg out, I can't... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for allowing us the pleasure of serving your family for a second time. Having joined us again, we are even better equipped to curate the visit of your dreams, a prime example of which is by reconnecting you with Maria and Laura. You are absolutely correct that whether you are in the mood for adventure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The One and Only Palmilla was exceptional from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. The service was really great and the people very friendly. The grounds are absolutely beautiful! It is the perfect size resort as there are two pools in two different areas. One is for families and one is adults only. Both beautiful. Adults only... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, We appreciate the time you have taken to share your review. It sounds as though you traveled to One&Only Palmilla in search of a relaxing, peaceful getaway, and we hope your every wish was fulfilled. We certainly encourage exploring San Jose while with us and we do supply luxury vehicles for just this purpose. That being said,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our second stay at this resort. This time for 8 days. The rooms are fantastic and I can't emphasize how amazing every staff member is. They sure know how to make you feel pampered and melt your worries. I could stay for another week

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

Dear Valued Guest, It is truly delightful to hear from a returning guest who considers their second stay “exceptional.” We understand it can be difficult to say goodbye, but that is all the more reason to turn your thoughts toward your next visit. If we can assist in any way in ensuring your next stay is even better, please let... More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a 5 day stay at One & Only. We were whisked away in an air conditioned Escalade with cold waters and wifi (which excited my 18yr old daughter!) No front desk check in here- they meet you at the curb and escort you to your room. We were upgraded from an oceanfront premier to a Junior Suite... More 

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for reviewing your family’s experience at One&Only Palmilla. It was our pleasure to upgrade you to one of our gorgeous Ocean View Terrace Suites. The added square footage and private views of the Sea of Cortez can make a stay truly unforgettable. We are delighted to know that you encountered nothing but peaceful, pleasant moments... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $596 - $1,527 (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 On the Beach Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 Top resorts Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 Romantic Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 Spa Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Family Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
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