4.9 out of 5

With a stay at One&Only Palmilla Resort in San Jose del Cabo (Palmilla), you'll be minutes from Palmilla Beach and close to Querencia Golf Course.

This 5-star resort is within close proximity of Arroyo San José and Paseo del Estero.

Make yourself at home in one of the 173 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring iPod docking stations and LCD televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while DVD players and cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools, you can spend some time at the private beach. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge). Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. Planning an event in San Jose del Cabo? This resort has facilities measuring 3000 square feet (279 square meters), including a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free valet parking is available onsite.

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

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 high-speed 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
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • 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.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a cooked-to-order breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to 11 AM for a surcharge. Room service is available around the clock.

Nearby Things to Do

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.

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

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.

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

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 transportation is offered on request. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

Check-out time is 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.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

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

Policies

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

A cash deposit or credit 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.

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
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • 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

  • This 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.