ONE&ONLY PALMILLA, MEXICO

The resort has had more than a sprinkling of celebrity stardust over the years. The original 1950s hotel played host to Ernest Hemingway, John Wayne and President Eisenhower. Since the refurb and relaunch in 2004, Tom Cruise has been here to befriend the local whales, and John Travolta has thrown his one and only 50th birthday bash within.

 

Rooms – 174 rooms including 33 suites

Location – Los Cabos 

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Divine dining

There’s a quartet to choose from, each with their own appetising appeal. Michelin-starred Jean-Georges Vongerichten and executive chef Eric Scianimanico are the masterminds behind Seared, where 15 cuts of top-grade wagyu and Kobe tomahawk steak stand out in an all-star cast of the finest food and wine.

Suviche is a sushi and seafood spectacular; consult the sake sommelier for recommended pairings.

Agua by Larbi is an open-air alternative, serving field-to-fork Mexican dishes with a side of spectacular sea views; consider yourself warned, the guacamole bar is about to be raised.

For lazy lunchtimes by the pool, bright and beachside Breeze is the go-to for salads, sandwiches and gloriously gooey quesadillas; the organic herbs used in dishes are picked straight from the kitchen garden.


Room service
All-day dining can be brought to your room round the clock. Customised private dining experiences are also available on request.

 

 

Sip & Savour

Agua Bar is in a large, open-walled palapa hut overlooking the sea and the glassy infinity pools. Kids are welcome at all times, and it serves up cocktails, bar snacks, and a damn good sunset. 

By night, live musicians play Mexican melodies in the warm glow of candle-lantern light. The One&Only Lounge is the top spot for a pre- or post- dinner cocktail, and you can wave-watch in the shelter of arched floor-to-ceiling windows. 

For a gulp of sea air, head out to the One&Only Terrace, where lanterns and fire pits are dotted among the plump patterned armchairs.

pool serenity

‘Agua’ is an elegantly sculpted infinity pool looking over the azure blue sea; there’s a children’s splash pool to one side of the main family zone. ‘Vista’ is a tranquil oasis for grown-ups only, and there’s a swim-up bar for good measures.

family

Let little imaginations run wild at our dedicated day centre.

Allow the professional child-minders keep your little ones; happily entertained during days of fun, with playful activities, educational events and hands-on creating.

Kids Club

Programs created for 4 to 11-year-olds offering fun experiences with professional child experts. They will hunt for treasure, track lizards, paint ceramics, and make (and smash!) piñatas. Every day will offer a new activity.

If your little one’s are looking Here, budding sports stars can take golf lessons with a pro, while young swimmers can snorkel our safe and supervised beach.

 

wellbeing

Our wellness suite offers 2,044 square-metres of welcoming indoor and outdoor space dedicated to making you feel your best.

Experience relaxing massages and traditional Mexican beauty treatments in our luxurious spa.

The One&Only Spa’s signature treatments are offered within the 13 private treatment villas. These are nestled into secluded tropical gardens, and the spa comes complete with plunge pools, rain showers, outdoor pavilions and swinging day beds.

A juice bar in the Wellness Garden encourage guests to make the most of their time in the spa area. 

Diving & water activities

The stunning reefs create the perfect sites for snorkelling and diving, for both beginners and the advanced.

Explore the shallow sections which is a world of mesmerising colours which is revealed as the sunlight filters through.

Fancy delving deeper? Then you you can work up to the famous ‘Sand Falls’, a 26-metre dive originally documented by Jacques Cousteau.

If you’d prefer to stay above the water, then why not embark on a scenic sea kayak journey around the sea lion colony.

Why not discover some of the world’s best surf spots right on our doorstep.

With the warm clear waters, diverse breaks, and friendly dolphins and whales frolicking just offshore, there’s no better place to indulge your passion for this thrilling sport

rooms & suites

Ocean Front King or Queen Room

Room Size: 53sqm

These rooms are set back from the beach and have separate sitting areas, marble shower rooms with double sinks and rainfall showers and private terraces with day-beds. Rooms have one king-size bed or two queen beds, a TV, Bose sound system, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar, free bottled water and tea- and coffee-making facilities.

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Ocean Front Palmilla Junior King Suite

Room Size: 61sqm

Offering views across the Sea of Cortez, these suites are located on the shoreline and have separate lounge areas opening onto a private terrace or patio with day-beds. Rooms have a king-size bed, TV, iPod dock, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar, free bottled water and tea- and coffee-making facilities. The en-suite shower room has twin sinks and a rainfall shower.

Ocean View Terrace Junior Suite

Room Size: 70sqm

These suites overlook the Sea of Cortez and have separate sitting areas and a private terrace with day-bed.

 Suites are decorated with Aztec patterns and have a king-size bed, TV, Bose sound system, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar, free bottled water and tea- and coffee-making facilities. The en-suite bathroom has a pebbled rainfall shower and freestanding bath tub, Mexican-inspired twin sinks and a walk-in wardrobe.

View from room: Bright and airy, these luxury suites are perched overlooking the Sea of Cortez and each suites décor is inspired by the Mexican surrounds blending earthy tines with Aztec patterns

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Ocean Front Junior Suite

Room Size: 70sqm

With views of the Sea of Cortez, these suites have Mexican-inspired decor and private terraces. 

The en-suite bathrooms feature pebble-set rainfall showers, sculpted bath tubs, Mexican-inspired twin sinks and a walk-in wardrobe. Suites have king-size beds, TV, Bose sound system, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar, free bottled water and tea- and coffee-making facilities.

View from room: Sea

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Ocean Front Junior Suite with Plunge Pool

Room Size: 70sqm

These suites have large oceanfront patios with private plunge pools and day-beds. Inside, the décor is distinctly Mexican with handcrafted fabrics and furniture. 

The en-suite bathroom has a sculptured Jacuzzi bath tub, rainfall shower and twin sinks; suites have king-size beds, TV, Bose sound system, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar, free bottled water and tea- and coffee-making facilities.

Ocean Front One Bedroom Suite

Room Size: 102sqm

These generously proportioned suites have views of the Sea of Cortez and feature handcrafted Mexican woodwork and decorative art. 

The living area has a wet bar and outside there is a private terrace and day-bed. Marble en-suite bathrooms have double sinks, Jacuzzi bath tubs and walk-in wardrobes. 

Suites have a king-size bed, TV, Bose sound system, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar, free bottled water and tea- and coffee-making facilities.

Ocean Front One Bedroom Premier Suite

Room Size: 116sqm

These suites have separate bedrooms, living rooms and dining areas. 

Sliding-glass doors offer views of the ocean and lead onto a patio or balcony with day-bed, dining table and chairs and sunloungers. The en-suite bathroom has a bath tub, rainfall shower and twin sinks. 

Suites have a king-size bed, TV, Bose sound system, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar, free bottled water and tea- and coffee-making facilities.

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Ocean Front One Bedroom grand Suite

Room Size: 130sqm

With 130sqm of living space, these expansive suites feature Mexican art and have sea views from the living area and bedroom. 

Suites have walk-in closets, en-suite bathrooms with sculpted bath tubs and rainfall showers, and large terraces with day-beds and dining tables. Suites have a king-size bed, TV, Bose sound system, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar, free bottled water and tea- and coffee-making facilities.


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Ocean Front One Bedroom grand Suite with pool

This 130sq m suite features glorious sea views, Mexican art and an expansive beachfront patio with a private plunge pool and day-bed. 

With walk-in closets and a large ensuite bathroom with sculpted bath tub and rainfall shower, the suite has a king-size bed, TV, Bose sound system, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar, free bottled water and tea- and coffee-making facilities.


View from room: Sea

Ocean Front Pool Casita Junior Suite

Room Size: 63sqm

This suite has a private infinity-edged swimming pool overlooking Turtle Beach and the Sea of Cortez. 

The suite has a bedroom, seating area and pool terrace furnished with a day-bed and dining table and chairs. The marble bathroom has a rainfall shower, oversized bath tub and Mexican-inspired twin sinks. 

The suite is decorated with Aztec prints and has a king-size bed, TV, Bose sound system, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar, free bottled water and tea- and coffee-making facilities.


Ocean Front One Bedroom Pool Casita Suite

Room Size: 130sqm

Set on a private beachfront, these suites have gorgeous sea views, a private infinity-edge swimming pool and a separate Jacuzzi. 

The suite’s terrace has a day-bed, pool loungers and dining able and chairs; inside there is a separate bedroom and living room and a marble bathroom with Mexican tiles, a rainfall shower and twin sinks; there is a bath tub in the bedroom.

 Suites have king-size beds, TV, Bose sound system, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar, free bottled water and tea- and coffee-making facilities.


Villa Cortez

Villa Size: 930sqm

Located on its own private beach,  Villa Cortez is a hacienda-style villa with ocean views and a private infinity-edge pool, palapa-style poolside seating area with a fire pit, outdoor rainfall shower and indulgent spa. 

Inside there is a 12-person private screening theatre, state-of-the-art gym, leather-panelled home office and kitchen. 

Each of the four bedrooms has its own ensuite bathroom with an indoor-outdoor rainfall shower, Jacuzzi bath tub and twin sinks and has either a queen- or king-size bed, TV, Bose sound system, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar and free bottled water.

Villa one

Villa Size: 1060sqm

This villa is located at the highest point of the resort with panoramic views of the Sea of Cortez. 

The accommodation is laid out around the Great Room, which has nine-metre-wide glass doors opening onto a terrace with a large infinity-edge pool overlooking the tropical grounds and sea. There are floor-to-ceiling glass doors throughout, an open display kitchen and living and dining areas, a private spa treatment room, an eight-person screening room and refreshment area with games tables; outside there is a palapa with hanging day-bed, outside kitchen and dining terrace, lower terrace with sunken fire pit and upper courtyard breakfast terrace. 

Each of the four bedrooms has either a queen- or king-size bed: two with ensuite bathrooms and two sharing a bathroom. Bedrooms have a TV, Bose sound system, free WiFi, air-conditioning, minibar and free bottled water.

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