One&Only Palmilla

Originally built in 1956 for the son of a Mexican president, the estate is seeped in old world charm. This combines with modern bustle from the 2004 expansion, which saw One&Only expertly add its own luxurious spin. With one of few swimmable beaches in Los Cabos also nearby, this is a top contender that comes highly recommended.

Stay at One&Only Palmilla

Cradled along the curves of the Baja Peninsula is a picturesque oasis right by the water’s edge. Within these bright and dreamy quarters, service is faultless and luxury refined. This interior amalgamates with the beauty of nature. The outcome? An effortless leisure space that’s palpably good for the soul.Begin your days with a dip in the ocean. Unlike most Los Cabos beaches, the waves here are mellow and welcome you with glee. Dry off with a massage at the enchanting spa, a grant sanctuary of Mexican rituals and world-class wellness. Authentic Baja flavours make their way to you next, followed by scenic swings at the on-site golf course. Savour the evening exploring rugged landscapes. Raw discovery awaits on quads and horseback.


Perched on the edge of the Baja Peninsula, this cliffside haven expands across 55 acres. Only a 25-minute drive from Los Cabos International Airport, the backdrop is gorgeous gold sands and turquoise waters, spread in every direction promising truly magical views.


A grand total of 174 guest rooms make up the property, with stays reflecting authentic Mexican vibrance via colonial style. Suites and private villas are also available, including the signature Villa One which sleeps up to 10 and Villa Cortez, a VIP favourite that sleeps up to 12.

Who is it for

This is a resort that caters well to both families and couples. There’s enough space for honeymooners craving intimacy, as well as plenty of activities to keep the little ones entertained.

Facilities & activities

Facilities comprise four dynamic restaurants, alongside a spa that spans an impressive 20,000 square feet. Golfers have a 27-hole course designed by Jack Nicklaus at their disposal. Meanwhile, new clay courts wait to please tennis fans. Outdoor excursions are also abundant, amid one of Los Cabos’ few swimmable beaches.

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