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One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos, Mexico

San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

One&Only Palmilla: Agua Pool & Bar

One&Only Palmilla: Agua Pool & Bar

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Where azure waters meet mountainous desert and the Pacific Ocean merges with the Sea of Cortez, the serenely private One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos, Mexico offers a verdant 250-acre oasis on the tip of the Baja California peninsula. Nestled amid swaying palms and tropical blooms, this newly renovated resort emulates the gracious style of old Mexico, complete with red-tiled roofs, whitewashed walls, beautiful fountains, hand-painted tiles, wrought iron and wooden doors weathered with age, and boasts a whole host of exciting new and updated facilities for guests of all ages, including a steakhouse by Jean-Georges Vongerichten, spa, beauty salon and a fitness centre, along with a selection of outdoor lounging areas especially for adults and completely renovated guest rooms and suites throughout the resort. Many of the butlered suites enjoy incredible ocean and sunrise views, thanks to the resort’s extraordinary location – with Ocean Front Suites also adding the soothing sounds of the waves to lull you to sleep. This iconic oceanfront resort is reborn and looking fabulous and is a superb retreat for couples and families alike.

  • Type:Luxury Hotel
  • Summary:Emulates the gracious style of old-Mexico
  • Feature:Incredible views, thanks to an extraordinary location
  • Rooms:172 rooms & suites and 1 beachfront villa
  • Location:San Jose del Cabo , Mexico
  • Nearest airport:Los Cabos Airport
One&Only Palmilla
Location and transfer

30 minutes from Los Cabos Airport by private car transfer. 

Holiday Enquiry

All rooms and suites have air-conditioning, a mini-bar, tea and coffee-making facilities, a hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers, bathroom amenities, personal safe, flat-screen satellite/cable television, DVD/CD Player, telephone, Pod/iPhone docking station, wi-fi internet access and a a private butler service. There is a twice-daily maid service.

Ocean Front Premier Room:+
  • Rooms: 30
  • Size: 640ft²
  • Room View: Sea views
  • Facilities: Located on the oceanfront, these newly enhanced Premier Rooms each feature a king-size bed, seating area, shaded furnished terrace, perfect for taking in the glorious views of the sunrise, and a marble bathroom.
Ocean View Terrace Junior Suite:+
  • Rooms: 12
  • Size: 750ft²
  • Room View: Sea of Cortez views
  • Facilities: These enhanced Junior Suites feature luxurious bedrooms each with a king-size bed and lounge area and a bathroom with inlaid stone rain showers, twin sinks and a sculptured bath.
Ocean Front Junior Suite:+
  • Rooms: 59
  • Size: 750ft²
  • Room View: Beach and Sea of Cortez views
  • Facilities: The Ocean Front Junior Suites each feature a comfortable sitting room, bedroom with a king-size bed and a bathroom that offers a dramatic sculptured bath and rain shower.
Ocean Front Junior Suite with Plunge Pool:+
  • Rooms: 7
  • Size: 750ft²
  • Room View: Ocean View
  • Facilities: The light and inviting Junior Suites, are elegantly designed with a large separate sitting which is perfect for relaxation. Guests can also enjoy the ocean breeze, beside their own private plunge pool.
Ocean Front One Bedroom Suite:+
  • Rooms: 3
  • Size: 1,100ft²
  • Room View: Sea of Cortez views
  • Facilities: These Ocean Front One Bedroom Suites are very spacious and provide all the comforts of an elegant Mexican style home. Featuring a bedroom with a king-size bed and a seating area, along with a separate living and dining room, as well as an en suite bathroom with a bath, walk-in shower and twin sinks. Externally, you'll find a furnished terrace/patio.
Ocean Front One Bedroom Grand Suite:+
  • Rooms: 11
  • Size: 1,400ft²
  • Room View: Beach and Sea of Cortez views
  • Facilities: Located in Casa Gardenia, these stylishly opulent living spaces have been meticulously designed to include sophisticated amenities and handcrafted details created by Mexico’s finest artisans. The accommodation comprises a bedroom with a king-size bed and seating area, a large separate living and dining room, a guest powder room, a walk-in wardrobe and an en suite bathroom with a bath, walk-in shower and twin sinks. Externally, the Grand Suites boast an amazing private plunge pool.
Ocean Front One Bedroom Pool Casita Suite:+
  • Rooms: 2
  • Size: 1400ft²
  • Room View: Overlooking Turtle Beach
  • Facilities: With stunning views overlooking Turtle Beach, the Ocean Front Pool Casita Suites boast a private infinity-edge pool and terrace, ideal for in-suite dining, plus lounge area, bedroom and spacious marble bathroom.

In addition to the fabulous dining venues at One&Only Palmilla, there are also a number of bars and lounges, including One&Only Lounge, where a vast array of cocktails, tequila and mexcal can be enjoyed, with floor-to-ceiling windows offering spectacular views of the sunset and live entertainment adding to the vibrant ambience each evening.

Agua by Larbi:+
  • Cuisine: Seasonal Mexiterranean cuisine
  • Setting: This newly renovated restaurant overlooks the infinity-edge pool. Guests are able to dine in the stunning dining room or al fresco.
  • Dress Code: Casual for lunch and smart for dinner
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Breeze Cafe:+
  • Cuisine: Light breakfasts and lunches
  • Setting: A delightful al fresco venue overlooking one of the swimming pools with mesmerising views across the Pacific Ocean.
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
SEARED by Jean-Georges Vongerichten:+
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse and Pacific seafood dishes
  • Setting: This spectacular new restaurant is smart and comfortably elegant, with srtylish Aztec and Mexican flourishes, including a geometric marble floor. Guests may also dine al fresco on the restaurant's expansive ocean-facing terrace.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
  • Cuisine: Japanese cuisine
  • Setting: Suviche has undergone a fabulous interior makeover nad boasts a backlit alabaster bar and dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the dazzling Sea of Cortez, with cuisine artfully choreographed by Jean-Georges Vongerichten and crafted by chef, Yoshiaki Akaike.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: Yes
Beach Facilities

Located on the Pacific Ocean, the sea can be quite rough, but is swimmable - ideal for surfers and windsurfers. The white-sand beach is beautiful and Las Palapas, the shaded beach huts, are popular but do get snapped up quickly.


KidsOnly Club is complimentary and carefully supervised by a highly trained staff. A full programme of entertainment and activities is tailored to the interests of  its younger guests and offered daily from 9am to 5pm. KidsOnly Club is available for children 4 to 11 years old, while children under 4 years old may participate with a parent or guardian. Active programmes include yoga classes, beach volleyball, beach tug-of-war, football matches and more. Children are also introduced to Mexican culture, with entertaining activities such as Spanish lessons, piñata-making classes and cooking lessons.


From towering cacti and deep arroyos, to breathtaking views of the Sea of Cortez, the signature Jack Nicklaus course offers challenges and delights. Divided into the Arroyo Nine, the Mountain Nine and the Ocean Nine, the par-72 course features 27 holes on stunning fairways of more than 7,000 yards.

Five sets of staggered tee boxes, four lakes and deep shifts in elevation ensure golfers of every skill level a memorable and exciting game. Palmilla Golf Club has been rated as one of the 'Top 100 in the world' by Great Golf Resorts of the World.

A golf shop, located at the course, offers an array of merchandise, from logo practice balls, to golf shirts and accessories. Rental equipment (featuring Callaway X-16 Clubs) and professional lessons can also be arranged.

Health & Fitness

The newly renovated One&Only Palmilla Spa empowers you to promote your own healing with a full range of conventional and complementary treatments, classes, therapies and activities. You can choose your treatment from the á la carte menu or let an expert design a spa journey specifically for your needs. There range of treatments includes those just for men, just for women and just for teens. Each of the spa pavilions − including a private couples suite − has been designed to offer you serenity and comfort and each has a private landscaped courtyard, with many even featuring a plunge pool, rain shower and swinging day bed.

There is also the OBO by Jonathan & George beauty salon, that has been created in partnership with Beverly Hills celebrity stylists Jonathan Antin and Amanda George, to provide beauty therapies, hairdressing, nails, spray tans and make-up. Gentlemen are not left out either thanks to the new Barber & Blade grooming and shave studio.

The Wellness Center is equipped with advanced cardiovascular and weight machines, Pilates reformer, Kinesis, Power Plate, and a selection of group and personal sessions to strengthen and balance both body and mind. Daily wellness activities are provided, ranging from outdoor activities such as Sunrise Yoga, Beach Boot Camp to indoor Pilates, Ritmo Latino and a variety of wellness classes. Classes are available for all fitness levels. There is special focus on activities that are more restorative by nature, with the focus on enhancing quality of life and longevity.

In Addition

Explore the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez on board One&Only Palmilla's luxurious forty-three-foot-long Azimut yacht. Spend six hours enjoying the deluxe facilities and water activities before sunset dinners prepared by the chef - an unforgettable experience.

Other aquatic adventures available include surf lessons, wave runners (water motor-biking) deep-sea fishing, sailing, scuba-diving and Sea Treks (the world's premier underwater helmet diving experience), snuba-diving (the ease of snorkelling with the opportunity of being able to breathe underwater) and swimming with dolphins in Cabo San Lucas.

Additionally, land based activities include outback and camel safaris, canopy (cable-rides above the canyon), hiking, kayaking, Jeep adventures to explore the regions of Los Cabos, parasailing and Yamaha Rhino safaris to explore the desert ranges and canyon trails (charges apply).

For those who like their activities to be more extreme, sky diving, bungee-jumping and sling swinging (where you hang 230 ft high, alone or with your best friend, in a glass-floored gondola that swings out at 75 miles an hour, for the rush of a lifetime, and then swings back in reverse) are also available (charges apply). Please note that participation in these activities involves a risk of personal injury and anyone that chooses to participate in such activites must accept the risks involved.  

Weddings & Honeymoons

The purity and beauty throughout the grounds of One&Only Palmilla allows for a variety of intimate wedding venues, from exchanging vows on the stylish Agua Pool Terrace, to saying “I do” on the beach, along the spectacular coastline. The resort itself is an oasis of romance - the ideal hideaway for newlyweds.

The intoxicating beauty of Baja and the calming serenity of One&Only Palmilla combine to create a supreme hideaway for honeymoons and romantic escapes.

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