89% Based on 675 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in San Jose del Cabo awaits you at One&Only Palmilla Resort, a recipient of the prestigious Conde Nast Gold List award in 2013. You'll be 12 km (7.5 mi) from Puerto Los Cabos Golf Club and 20 km (12.4 mi) from Cabo del Sol Golf Club. Highlights at this beachfront resort include 4 restaurants, 2 outdoor swimming pools, and a full-service spa.

All 173 individually decorated rooms feature LCD TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy washers/dryers, free WiFi, and free wired Internet. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service makes dining in an option. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. Furnished balconies or patios, iPod docks, and sitting areas are also available.

A day of pampering at Spa and Wellness Center can include beachside massages, body wraps, and body scrubs along with access to the mud bath and sauna. The restaurant, Agua, serves Mediterranean cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Agua Bar is the resort's own cocktail bar, serving drinks along with breakfast and lunch. Spend the day at the private beach where you'll find free cabanas, and enjoy the 5 outdoor tennis courts and free kids' club. 3000 square feet (279 square meters) of event facilities include a meeting room, and other business amenities include a business center. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a health club, and a Turkish bath/hammam. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 7 AM and 11 AM. There's also free valet parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 5-star Palmilla resort include Palmilla Beach and Plaza Mega Comercial Mexicana.

Ocean Front King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$785 per night

VILLA CORTEZ

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 10 Max

Ocean Front Palmilla Junior King Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Ocean Front Premier King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

OCEAN VIEW TERRACE JUNIOR SUITE

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

OCEAN FRONT JUNIOR SUITE

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

89% of guests recommend out of 675 reviews

Excellent 599
Good 52
Average 13
Poor 9
Terrible 2
Value <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>5.0</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>5.0</span> out of 5
Service <span>5.0</span> out of 5

Property Features

Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the white sand beach. Hit the beach and work on your tan in the sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with complimentary cabanas and umbrellas. At One&Only Palmilla Resort you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 4 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a swim-up bar and a bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. This luxury resort also offers a complimentary children's club, a children's pool, and outdoor tennis courts. Free valet parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star San Jose del Cabo resort.

  • 173 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 12 buildings
  • 4 dining venues
  • 3000 sq ft of conference space
  • 279 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2004
  • Bar by the pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Bar or lounge
  • 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
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 5
  • Children's club (free)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Washer/dryer
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

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

Parking

Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: San Jose del Cabo, Baja California Sur (SJD-Los Cabos Intl.) (24.7 km / 15.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking

Room Amenities

One&Only Palmilla Resort offers 173 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature 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, down comforters, and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and DVD players. Guests can make use of the in-room coffee/tea makers and minibars. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. Refrigerators, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Washer and dryer
  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator available
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • 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.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

A private beach, outdoor tennis courts, a health club, and complimentary bicycles are featured at the resort. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a sauna. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Beach yoga on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

Spa and Wellness Center has 15 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a sauna, a spa tub, and Turkish bath/hammam. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • 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

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.

Pets

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

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.

  • No elevators

Fees

 

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

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 25 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

You should know

  • One&Only Palmilla Resort offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). 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.
  • The total price shown includes a resort fee.
  • Children 11 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • 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 Resort is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.