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Hotel Description

5-star beach resort near Palmilla Beach

Oceanside stay

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Palmilla Beach and 6 miles (10 km) of Costa Azul Beach. San Jose del Cabo Art District and Puerto Los Cabos are also within 6 miles (10 km).


This luxury resort features 4 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools, and 5 outdoor tennis courts. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with free beach cabanas and sun loungers. There's fun for all ages with a free kid's club and a children's pool, and complimentary bicycles are available on site.

Free Internet, comfy beds

The individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as comfy beds. Other amenities include washers/dryers, furnished balconies or patios, and LCD TVs with cable channels.

Premier Room, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
C$1,186* Per night/room 5 May - 6 May

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Oceanfront (Palmilla)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Oceanfront (Casita, Infinity Pool)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite, Oceanfront (Casita, Infinity Pool)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Room, 2 Queen Beds, Oceanfront

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite, Terrace, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
5.0 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 0.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos

5 out of 5

Red carpet treatment!

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet, beautiful grounds
Having stayed at many 5 star resorts around the world, The One & Only Palmilla has been my favorite. There was NOTHING I did not LOVE about this place! Excellent food and drinks! Excellent service! Incredibly beautiful property!

Posted by , from Los Angeles on 7 Nov. 2012

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5 out of 5

Absolute Perfection

Pros: Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet, immaculately clean, no bugs
Our Palmillas experience began the moment we stepped out of the airport. We were transported by hummer to the resort and felt immediately cared for. The resort was immaculate! Not a bug or weed in sight, the beautiful gardens blooming, doves cooing and everything clean and hygienic. The staff were gracious, polite and detail oriented, always prepared to care for you and get you anything you wanted or needed without being overwhelming. Our room was gorgeous and it was above the beautiful, swimmable beach. We had panoramic views of the bay and the sound of the waves right outside. Our bed was super comfortable and clean (down pillows yeah!). The bathroom was vast, luxurious and well appointed. On the second day, I found a sewing kit that had been tailored to the colors of my wardrobe! The attention to detail was evident everywhere. Nothing was short of luxurious and everything was maintained perfectly. There were little, carved wooden blocks you could set out by your sun lounger which signaled to the staff whether you wanted to sleep, be left alone or needed service. The same system worked on the beach using flags. Every day there were ice buckets with water, cooling, aloe facial mist, and small treats like sorbet or mini ice creams were handed out. The food was really good, especially the Cevice and fish dishes, all made with such fresh ingredients it was like a party in your mouth! Nighttime was ultra romantic with soft lighting along the pathways, beautiful ambiance in all the eaterys and again, warm, attentive staff at every turn. Some say this place is ‘over priced’. Yes, it’s expensive, but we have stayed at ‘The Tides’ in Playa Del Carmen and ‘The Ritz Carlton’ in the Grand Cayman, both were comparable pricewise and Palmillas blew them out of the water! It was worth every dollar and far exceeded our expectations. For those who want to go and save money, the breakfasts are huge and could easily be shared. You can also cab very easily into San Jose Del Cabo and dine in the town for less. We did this a few times and it was very enjoyable. I can’t say enough about this luxury resort, it was perfect!

Posted by , from San Francisco, CA, USA on 24 Jul. 2012

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5 out of 5

This is absolutely the best resort I have been to. I'm coming back!

Pros: Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet
Everything was fantastic. The people were attentive. Food was great. Atmosphere was incomparable.

Posted by on 13 Jun. 2012

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5 out of 5


We took our young kids 3 & 5 and had a very relaxing time. The staff is very accomodating. You'll feel like you are on their own compound. Very safe and secure. Always a staff around even in the early dark morning hours on the grounds keeping it up. If you want a luxury feel at a very upscale place then this is the place. We saw 1 singer and 1 celebrity at the pool with their kids but everyone respects their privacy.

Posted by on 10 Jan. 2011

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5 out of 5

Best hote ever!

My wife and I traveled here for our 12th anniversary in September and we are still raving about it. There is not one thing I would change! By far the service is the most attentive and outgoing of any 5 star hotel I have ever stayed. The grounds are manicured perfectly. The staff all know your name and there is nothing you can't ask them that they would not do. The Villa's are incredible with amazing fews, ample space and the best bathroom I have ever been in. This hotel thinks of everything! The food was also incredible. We will be back!

Posted by on 1 Jan. 2010

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5 out of 5



Posted by on 28 Jul. 2007

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5 out of 5

Heaven on Earth

The One and Only in Palmilla is the ultimate in luxury. The rooms are stunning, the service is incredible (you walk around and they respond to you by your last name) and don't miss Agua by Charlie Trotter. He has two restaurants here, but I liked Agua better due to its ambiance and its food selection. Plus the prices aren't as steep!

Posted by on 12 Apr. 2007

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5 out of 5


Just got back from the Palmilla. One of the best hotels I have ever stayed at. The rooms are perfect, and the bathrooms to die for!! Will be returning next year!!

Posted by on 9 Mar. 2007

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5 out of 5

The best!

This was the first stop of my honeymoon, before heading to Asia's best hotels. And none of the 8 other hotels we visited compared to this one. This has got to be the best hotel we've stayed in ever! And the food is exquisite.

Posted by on 28 Aug. 2006

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Property Features

Hit the beach and work on your tan in the sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with complimentary cabanas and umbrellas. Bring your whole family to One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos for summer fun including 2 outdoor swimming pools, golf lessons, and a complimentary children's club. There are 4 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the pool bar. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. This luxury resort also offers a children's pool, outdoor tennis courts, and a garden. Self parking and valet parking are free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star San Jose del Cabo resort.

  • 4 dining venues
  • 3000 sq ft of conference space
  • 279 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2004
  • Bar by the pool
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Cabanas on the beach (free)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Smoking in designated areas


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Free self parking , Free valet parking


  • Airport: San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur (SJD-Los Cabos Intl.) (24.7 km / 15.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Area shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Guest accommodations at One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos offer iPod docking stations and washers/dryers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations have separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and down comforters. 37-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include rainfall showerheads. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and laptop-compatible safes.

  • Washer and dryer
  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Down blanket
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Agua - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Breeze Alfresco Cafe - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Market Fine Dining - Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Suviche Sushi Lounge - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in sushi and serves dinner only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open select days.

Agua Bar - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this cocktail bar serves breakfast and lunch.

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 15
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 50 per pet, per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 40 lbs)


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 41 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 160 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • One&Only Palmilla Resort
  • One&Only Palmilla Resort San Jose Del Cabo
  • One&Only Palmilla San Jose Del Cabo
  • One Only Palmilla Resort
  • One&Only Palmilla Jose l Cabo
  • One&only Palmilla, Los Cabos
  • One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos Resort
  • One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos San Jose del Cabo
  • One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos Resort San Jose del Cabo

You should know

  • One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 List.
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