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One & Only Palmilla

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Fresno, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was first stayed on this property in about 1965 - when the only way to get here was to fly into the dirt strip next to the hotel. Over the next couple of decades I stayed here 5-6 times. Fast forward about 25 years and in 2001 The Palmilla was sold and became the One and Only Palmilla with...

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Minneola, Florida
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Having come to this resort for a number of years, it is so nice to be able to count on enjoying all the wonderful things about it and yet, they still manage to keep everything fresh and beautiful. Service is exceptional, the grounds are exquisite and the rooms are lovely. Whenever I find myself questioning the expense of staying here,...

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Dallas, Texas
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It simply gets no better than this resort. It is an experience never to be forgotten. The attention to every detail is over the top. Every interaction is engaging - leaving you to feel totally pampered, relaxed and very important.

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Thank Glen G
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a great time at One & Only. Rooms were super clean and nice. The service was unbelievable all of the resort starting with our Butler. Two really good dinner restaurants at the property. Breakfast and lunch was very good as well.

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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 stay at One&Only Palmilla. We are delighted to hear you had a world-class experience from start to finish. If the spectacular ambiance of our resort is what attracts guests, it is the personalized and genuine attention from our highly trained staff that creates a lasting impression. We hope...

Wellsville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can't begin to explain how beautiful and perfect this resort is. The landscaping is detailed, varied and colorful despite the resort being in a desert climate area. The landscaping staff must spend many long hours creating such a lovely resort. The rooms and balconies are all large, beautifully decorated, but more importantly, spotless and comfortable. The various pool areas...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your lovely review. You do a fabulous job of sharing the variety of details guests can come to expect at One&Only Palmilla. Taking your time arriving to the pool, arranging neck and leg pillows beneath you, always finding a table with views of the ocean—these are some of the luxuries that we will always...

Hudsonville
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay at Palmilla very much. Gorgeous views, impecable facilities, excellent service. Attention to detail was exceptional, for example, they provided a customized sewing kit based on my wardrobe. Our butler was available 24/7 to attend to every need. Wonderful experience.

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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. We are so pleased to hear that your stay with us was one of your favorites, 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....

Miami
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

It's a beautiful location and superb service. The views are amazing. We spent an afternoon at the beach and it was great. The food was good but didn't find it great. We eat at both pools and beach , also at the private events catered to our group and it was just ok. We travel constantly and like to have...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for sharing your candid review of your recent stay. Our aim is for every guest’s experience to be unsurpassed in every area, be it accommodations, service, dining, amenities—whatever it is that will make the stay truly meaningful. We are certainly pleased that the service you encountered was the highlight of your time here. The suggestions...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is one of our greatest best experienced in our lifetime. The place is spectacular, the food is superb and the staff is second to none. The staff makes you feel you are welcome and very very special. Service is great from the day we came to the day we left the facility.. The particular attention to detail is really...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the wonderful words. Extraordinary hospitality is one of our top priorities, and it thrills us to hear you enjoyed all the aspects of your stay. Between the beautiful beaches, luxurious accommodations, and 24-hour service, we want every one of your visits to be better than the last. We look forward to seeing you again....

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So relaxing...if you want to just lay out, get a tan and enjoy some cocktails this is THE place to go. You get your own butler and snacks every night with your welcome tequila. Definitely worth the money!

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

Dear Valued Guest, We are thrilled to hear that you had such a wonderful experience at our resort. Situated at the edge of the Baja Peninsula, where golden sands meet breathtaking turquoise waters, the least we can do is pair our stunning locale with impeccable service. Thank you for your review, and please come back soon. Peter Bowling Managing Director

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the nicest resort we have stayed at anywhere! Everything is trimmed perfectly, the staff is plentiful and helpful, they have golf carts on demand if you don't want to walk. The rooms are amazing and they have balconies with ocean views and butler service. The food was amazing and the views are some of the best in the...

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

Dear Valued Guest, Peace and tranquility says it all. Nothing quite compares to the ability to wake up to the Sea of Cortez every day from your suite. Paired with delicious cuisine, round-the-clock service, and a prime spot on the peninsula, few other retreats will exceed your expectations quite like One&Only Palmilla. Thank you in advance for your recommendations, which...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $989 - $3,154 (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 Romantic Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Luxury Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Family Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Top resorts Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
#3 Spa Hotel in San Jose del Cabo
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“They are all good. We stayed in building 15 and it was a central location.”
HeatherH127, 16 May 2017 | Read review
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“Higher floors have more privacy and slightly better views”
DanCmpls, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“Pay extra for the suite. I chose to not get the private pool suite. I made the right choice. the adults only pool was greatness”
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“You can't go wrong. The least expensive room is phenomenal.”
A11WhoWander, 1 May 2017 | Read review
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