Welcome to The One&Only Palmilla
Once the tropical hideaway for the likes of Hemingway and Harlow, this serenely private and sensually elegant resort features expansive ocean-facing accommodation, each with veranda, sunbeds, and indulgent amenities. Internationally acclaimed as the quintessential embodiment of elegance, every need is attended to with gracious hospitality, and the distinctive artistry of Mexico is discovered at every turn, from wrought iron as delicately patterned as lace to massive wooden doors weathered with age for authentic beauty.
One&Only Palmilla promises moments of culinary discovery sure to surprise even the most discerning and worldly palates.From the simple…a flaky Mexican Empanada with freshly squeezed juice served in the quiet of a private terrace, to the creative…the resort’s own ‘Mexiterranean’ cuisine fusing the authentic flavours of Mexico with a passion for the new and undiscovered.
With three different restaurants, two bars, and a host of in-suite and private dining options, guests are assured a variety of culinary discoveries to suitevery mood.
Spa and fitness
Ancient and modern healing techniques bring body and spirit in harmony with nature at the elegant spa. Celebrating the unique natural setting of Los Cabos and the architectural and artistic heritage of Mexico's culture, guests enjoy a rejuvenating spa regime in complete sanctuary. A comprehensive menu of treatments represents a blend of Mexican, Asian and global accents with many of the therapies based on the ancient beauty, healing and rejuvenation secrets of several cultures.
The spa features a state-of-the-art Wellness Centre, including a Pilates Studio, outdoor hydrotherapy pools, a private WATSU pool where specialized under water sound therapies are performed along with specialized Aquatic therapies as well as ocean front Yoga Pavilions. A full complement of salon services is provided in the Hair and Nail Spa, and private suites may be reserved for bridal parties.
Noted for its stunning natural geography of mountainous desert terrain set along the Pacific Ocean shoreline, the Los Cabos region is renowned for its abundance of outdoor recreation options. Choose from championship golf, deep-sea fishing, snorkelling, diving, seasonal whale-watching, adventure tours into the Baja desert and more.
Tasteful in every detail and appointed with modern amenities, guestrooms are sensuously elegant and comfortably spacious. Featuring handcrafted Mexican accents, each guestroom faces towards the sea, offering expansive views of the Pacific Ocean or Sea of Cortez from a private patio or balcony. Perched above the beach, accommodation is presented in single-story and three-story buildings, or “casas,” encircling the resort grounds along the peninsula’s edge. All 172 guestrooms allow optimum privacy and unobstructed ocean front or beach front views; and 24-hour butler service assures every wish and whim is fulfilled.
Beach Front Pool Casita Junior Suite
Available with one king size bed and sleeper sofa. Feature private infinity edge pools with panoramic views of the sea of Cortez, sitting area; deluxe pool terrace with a daybed, terrace chairs and side table for in suite dining and private entertaining; marble bathrooms, rain showers; over sized bathtubs; twin vanity sinks. Service include: 24 hour personal butler service, welcome tequila beverage. Fresh fruit of choice, delivered daily. Choice of cocktail snacks delivered daily. Twice daily maid service. Pillow selection menu and aromatherapy turndown menu. Amenities include: Terrace chairs and side table. Flat screen satellite TV with DVD/CD player. Bose surround sound audio system. Terrace daybeds or table and chairs for al fresco dining. Telescope for whale watching and star gazing. Complimentary high speed internet access with WiFi available. Infinity edge pool.
Beach Front Pool Casita Master Suite
Available with one king size bed. Features infinity edge pool framing the entire exterior patio with adjoining whirpool; spacious terrace, daybeds, pool lounges; outside dining facilities; marble fixtures; indoor and outdoor rain showers, a sculptured bathtub, twin vanity sinks. Service include: 24 hour personal butler service, welcome tequila beverage. Fresh fruit of choice, delivered daily. Choice of cocktail snacks delivered daily. Twice daily maid service. Pillow selection menu and aromatherapy turndown menu. Amenities include: Terrace chairs and side table. Flat screen satellite TV with DVD/CD player. Bose surround sound audio system. Terrace daybeds or table and chairs for al fresco dining. Telescope for whale watching and star gazing. Complimentary high speed internet access with WiFi available. Infinity edge pool.
Ask one of the Faces of the Sea agents about the many luxurious accommodations that the One&Only has to offer.
Just offshore, opportunities abound for diving and snorkelling‚ with Los Cabos' natural reef rated among the finest in the world offering underwater visibility of up to 120 feet. A rich variety of marine flora and fauna thrive at the tip of the Baja Peninsula. Dives here are truly unique experiences, where encounters with manta rays, hammerheads, sea turtles and sea lions are common.
A 5-day PADI-certification course is offered, and a complete line of equipment is available including tanks, VCD, weights, wet suites, masks, fins, booties, vests, etc.
Scuba diving expeditions are easily arranged by the resort’s Concierge.
The Baja coastline is renowned for its diving adventure. Our most popular dives include:
A great dive for beginners, this dive starts at approximately 10 feet. Follow the wall and see beautiful rock formations filled with puffer fish, angelfish and more. Depth: 10-60 feet.
The most popular local dive site. Swim with schools of goatfish, grouper, snappers and jacks. Follows the sandy ledge to the wall that drops down to over 1,000 feet into the submarine canyon. Beautiful sea fans, angelfish, Moorish idols and an occasional sea turtle or manta ray can be seen here. A great experience for beginners and experts alikes. Depth: 20-130 feet.
Jacques Cousteau discovered this world-famous dive site. Large amounts of sand build up at shallow depths and spill down the valley toward the sand falls. At 90 feet, the sand meets the wall and drops straight down for hundreds of feet resembling a waterfall. Because of the depth, this dive is not recommended for beginners. Depth: 90 feet.