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San Jose del Cabo

One&Only Palmilla

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Why We Love It

  • Beachfront celebrity favourite, a 10-minute drive from San Jose del Cabo
  • Free poolside popsicles, paddle boarding & boot camps for all guests
  • 27-hole Nicklaus-designed golf course on site
  • Rooms offer free Wi-Fi, views of the ocean & butler service

"Luxury at its finest" -- Travel + Leisure

Map & Directions

The resort is 35 minutes by taxi from Cabo San Lucas International Airport. From the resort it is a 10-minute drive to San Jose del Cabo or a 20-minute drive to Cabo San Lucas. The hotel can arrange transfers on request (extra charge applies), and there is free parking on site.

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Visited by celebrities like Jennifer Aniston and Eva Longoria, One&Only Palmilla is an exclusive 5-star resort on a wild stretch of the Baja Peninsula. It’s a sprawling beachfront property with manicured grounds and two infinity pools, one with its own waterfall and lazy river, as well as a secluded adults-only pool. The nearest town is San Jose del Cabo, which is 10 minutes away by car. The town is described as a "peaceful" place by Fodor's, but buzzier Cabo San Lucas is a 20-minute drive away.

Plenty of treats are laid on for free, including welcome tequila, poolside popsicles and oxygen shots, a packed beach tote and daily fresh fruit. Complimentary on-site facilities include an outdoor basketball court, paddle boarding, kayaking and snorkelling. Guests can also call on a team of butlers to unpack their suitcases and prepare afternoon snacks, and it’s this personal service that "makes this big resort feel like a boutique hotel", says Travel + Leisure.

The spa has a sauna, steam rooms and outdoor plunge pools, and treatments can be arranged in private villas or in oceanfront Palapas. There’s also a full gym and guests can attend fitness classes and boot camps for free. Enjoy sushi and cerviche paired with sake or Asian-inspired fine dining. Agua, the open-air restaurant by the pool, serves Mediterranean dishes with a Mexican influence. Drinks and lunchtime snacks are available at the terrace café. Across the road lies a 27-hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. Guests benefit from reduced green fees and get complimentary use of a golf cart, the practice facility, bag storage and water.

Spacious rooms and suites overlook the Sea of Cortez or the Bay of Cabo and binoculars can be requested for whale-watching -- there’s a good chance of seeing grey whales on their migratory journey from the Arctic in December-March. Tiled floors, colourful prints and heavy hardwood furniture create a tropical feel, and all rooms have free Wi-Fi. Several of the Ocean Front Suites have their own private infinity pools.

From the press:
  • "Stars including Jennifer Aniston, Eva Longoria and Bethenny Frankel get away to the stylish One&Only Palmilla retreat" -- Forbes



  • Bar
  • Kids' club
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Fitness classes
  • Golf course (on-site)
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Private beach
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Tennis courts
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Butler service
  • Chauffeur service (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Hair salon (fees apply)
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Pillow menu
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Mini bar
  • Jacuzzi in some rooms
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPad on request
  • Video games on request


  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Complimentary parking
  • Complimentary valet service


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check-in: 18.

**Please contact the hotel at 1-888-691-8081 or Reservations@oneandonlypalmilla.com with flight information**

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children under 11 years old stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cot/crib and extra bed available on request free of charge for children aged 2 and under, $35 for older children and adults.

Pets: Pets under 40 pounds are allowed on request and are charged at $50 per stay, payable at the hotel on checkout. They are required to be on a leash at all times while walking around the hotel premises. Meals can be arranged on requests.
Pets are not permitted in restaurants, bars, spa, health club or pool areas.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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