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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Coming to One and Only has been in my bucket list for a decade. Now I hope to make it an annual event. Seasoned traveler but have not ever seen anything like it. As close to perfection as you could expect.

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Chicago
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Good: Resort is spectacular. Grounds are impeccable. Staff for the most part is top notch. I can see why most people would give this 5 stars. If we did not have what may be highly unusual experiences, I would probably do the same. Bad: We were disappointed with the noisy rooms. Continually woken up in the middle of the night...

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Palmilla is truly a one and only type of resort. It's not only a gorgeous setting, their staff is so welcoming and acomodating. Everyone pampers and cares for all your personal needs. The food is so delicious that we don't leave the hotel throughout our stay.

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visted One and Only Palmilla last year, during my travels out of Europe. It was my first time in Mexico in general so I had no idea what to expect. All was new for me, but I loved it! Services were great all the time (by the pool, restaurant, shuttles, house-keeping etc) and the stuff were so kind and...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With all the competition in Los Cabos, this resort sets the standard for excellence. The service, the food, the rooms, the friendliness, the pools, all are excellent. But, what makes this resort so good are the employees. Everyone attempts to make your stay the most comfortable time possible. Andf, they are successful at it.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. You are very correct—guests cannot and should not expect to lift a finger at One&Only Palmilla. From arrival to departure, through to airport security, we are here to provide you with everything you need. It’s wonderful to know that you found our resort to be the best...

Houston
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tenth year in a row to visit Cabo and Palmilla. Amazing experience - friendliest staff, hand over heart greeting, amazing property, extraordinary service and amenities and an unparalleled experience. While it isn't inexpensive, it is a great value. Nothing like it.

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

Dear Valued Guest, We cannot thank you enough for your loyalty over the years. We believe that the mark of a truly spectacular resort experience is when we have the opportunity to welcome a guest back for a second or third time, to say the least about a tenth visit! We hope every visit has been better than the last,...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderful experience, as expected. Immaculate, lush resort. Highly attentive staff. Great restaurants and bars. Very little to complain about. If you want a lot more words, read other reviews. But for me, I like Pedregal just a little more. Pedregal is much smaller, more intimate, less crowded, but every bit as service oriented, and 90% as luxurious. The clientele is...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing this lovely description of your experience here. Speaking to someone who has experience with neighboring properties, we can’t help but feel a bit disappointed that we did not come away as your favorite. Following our 2015 transformation, our hope is that our unique amenities, including two restaurants helmed by Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Barber&Blade and...

Austin
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of a kind place. Beautiful views, first class cuisine, and luxury accommodations. Staff is courteous, friendly, and exude Baja warmth. Spa facility is second to none. 5 star price is worth every cent!

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing One&Only Palmilla for your getaway to Los Cabos. We are so pleased to hear that your stay exceeded your expectations, and that our staff provided the exemplary service upon which we have built our reputation. We hope you will make visits to our special retreat on the Sea of Cortez a tradition. Peter...

Carver, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Best resort I have ever stayed at. The staff and resort are amazing. I will return to this location again and also check out their other resorts. You will be swept away from the moment you arrived, you will never want to leave.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing this thoughtful review and recommendation. While we aim to provide the absolute best service, the most beautiful accommodations, and the most delicious cuisine, it is all made easier thanks to our unparalleled location along the Sea of Cortez. Hopefully, you will return again soon, so we can provide you with another unforgettable stay...

Ft worth
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its hard to say what was they best experience at this resort because all aspects were PERFECT! Our ocean front room was beautiful! If we opened the doors you could lay in bed and hear the waves crash below and with the weather at 70- 75 degrees, you could leave them open all day if you wanted. The food at...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for choosing to celebrate Valentine’s Day with us at One&Only Palmilla. Nothing says romance like serene ocean views and exquisite dining. It sounds like this was an occasion to remember, and we hope you will think of our resort when planning for special moments in the future. From birthdays to anniversaries to business events, our...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • 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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $770 - $3,939 (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 And Only Palmilla
One&Only Palmilla Hotel San Jose Del Cabo
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 Romantic Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 Spa 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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“ocean front or better”
 of 5 bubbles talscott, 6 days ago | Read review
“There isn't a bad choice. All rooms have stunning ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles timsH2831WS, Jan 11, 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you have an ocean view room”
 of 5 bubbles 796nathang, Jan 10, 2017 | Read review
“choice depends upon what the guest is looking for”
 of 5 bubbles M5772XHstever, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
“Suite 1111 or ones like it”
  • My own private villa (comes with this suite
  • View from the bathroom
  • view from the bedroom
 of 5 bubbles GPICTURES, Dec 25, 2016 | Read review
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