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One & Only Palmilla

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Maybe it was the complimentary Azure tequila upon arrival. Perhaps it was the plunge pool off the deck overlooking the Pacific. The surprise desserts that arrived magically daily. The restaurants. The one and only swimmable beach in Cabo. The infinity pool that extended and blended into the ocean. This wasn't pampering, this was something more. This was transformative. And the...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We planned my 40th birthday 8 months prior to our trip in March. We booked 3 Oceanfront Premier Rooms and 1 Oceanfront Jr Suite. Upon arrival 1 Premier was available, Room 1716, and it was beautiful. Once the suite was available we went to our room. It’s hard to put into words the disappointment we experienced. The room was much...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One & Only Palmilla is not only a beautiful resort but has a excellent customer centered culture. For those who know the Aman properties Id say the One & Only compares favorably with Aman. We had a personal client supervisor who helped us schedule and stay on schedule using text and emails.

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Laguna Niguel
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this hotel! Excellence is the term that comes to mind! The staff truly love their jobs and make you feel welcomed. Beautiful property and excellent service! The smell of incense and chirping birds feels like paradise!

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing this lovely review. There does seem to be something magical about our private peninsula. It truly ignites every sense. We are pleased you were able to discover it for yourself. Please hurry back—there is so much more to uncover with every visit. Peter Bowling Managing Director

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our second visit was even better than our first. Our oceanfront suite was amazing. It was the perfect location for our daughter to visit all the incredible ladies whom work at the Kids Club. Obviously the grounds and location are fantastic but it really is the above and beyond attitude by every person whom works at the Hotel that sets...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for these kind words. It is truly heartwarming to know that of a stay met with gorgeous views and a perfect location, the service was the most memorable part of your experience. Attending to our guests in paradise is a pleasure day in and day out, and the team's genuine dedication is the number one...

San Jose Del Cabo
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This property has a magical ambience. Restaurants on the premises are very good. Personnel are very helpful and considerate. Close to the town of San Jose and shopping. My second time there and can't wait to return.

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

Dear Valued Guest, We greatly appreciate your feedback regarding your stay at One&Only Palmilla. It's delightful to hear that you had such a beautiful and relaxing vacation. A dining experience at one of our restaurants never fails to impress, and our attentive service is something we hope made your stay unforgettable. The next time you are dreaming of a getaway...

Lake Forest, Illinois
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent our 20 year anniversary at the One and Only. The property was outstanding and room was very nice with a great view. The spa is also very good, they should be clear on pricing. The location is very close to airport and they pick you up. We spent 4 days and never left the property...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Let us begin by wishing you another happy anniversary. It is so special to hear that you chose to spend this milestone occasion at One&Only Palmilla. It’s aplso wonderful to know that you could make memories by joining us at the One&Only Spa or by soaking in the views from your suite. Thank you for taking the...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely an amazing , breathless place to be. It's super clean, neat, and just perfect every possible need , desire , emergency that you may have your bottler will get it for you. I spent 4 nights and I did a lot of activities in the town , I wish I would have spent more days . The pool is...

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

Dear Valued Guest, We are delighted you had an opportunity to join us at One&Only Palmilla. From enjoying your balcony to allowing Margarita and Victor to take care of your every need, it sounds as though you found moments of relaxation around your event, and we are pleased to hear it. We certainly hope you are inspired to return, as...

Glencoe, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place for a lifetime treat the staff and place are beyond your dreams! You can relax in all of the places in the resort and having a separate area for adults was absolutely great. The views are breathe taking a true enjoyment.

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your review. We strive for every experience to feel “once-in-a-lifetime” and are pleased to hear you loved every part of your stay at One&Only Palmilla. We look forward to our next opportunity to welcome you to paradise. Peter Bowling Managing Director

Siem Reap, Cambodia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. That's what I kept saying! The minute you step out of the car you are greeted as if you are truly "one and only" guest they are attending to. Your personal butler will tell you " to call him anytime for anything". You will find yourself just staring out at the beautiful and blue water from your private terrace...

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

Dear Valued Guest, “Wow” is precisely what we want you to say when you are introduced to our level of hospitality, and we are delighted to read your review. While the accommodations and amenities should be second to none, we believe that our service is what truly sets us apart from other resorts. Thank you for mentioning your thoughts in...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre 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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre 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
Region: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Sur > Los Cabos > San Jose del Cabo
Price Range: $1,067 - $3,065 (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 On the Beach Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 Luxury Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#2 Romantic 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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“Try to get a room near the beach. Fantastic!”
 of 5 bubbles johnkrueger, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a oceanfront premier on the first floor. It has beautiful large patios.”
 of 5 bubbles hstroud00, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“we prefer the old original locations, ask the reservationist”
 of 5 bubbles NickellFamilyTravel, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Margarita building closest to adult pool, but all restaurants no more than 5 minute walk”
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  • Private spa suite
 of 5 bubbles 122elishaz, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“junior suites are quite beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles 537terries, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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