Overview

One&Only Palmilla is situated on the coastline of the Baja Peninsula overlooking the beautiful Sea of Cortez. For a tranquil oasis in Mexico, look no further than One&Only Palmilla, for its swimmable beaches, lush 102 hectare of gardens its situated within and its state-of-the-art facilities.

Enveloped in history, this 5-star retreat is an ideal base for those looking for luxury and sightseeing. One&Only Palmilla was built in 1956 and has seen a flow of celebrities grace its interiors including Jonh Wayne, Lucille Ball and former President of the US Dwight D. Eisenhower.

Holiday resort information

Room Types

All rooms at One&Only Palmilla overlook the stunning ocean, where you can enjoy peaceful sunset views from your private patio or terrace. Designed for couples and families, guests can choose from 15 different room categories to cater for various party sizes.
  • Ocean Front Room

    The 52 sqm Ocean Front Room overlooks the Sea of Cortez with a spacious bedroom, a separate sitting area and marble bathroom with twin vanities and a double head shower including a rain shower. Each room extends onto a private terrace with daybed. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Ocean Front Premier Room

    Each 60 sqm Ocean Front Premier Room is set on the second and third floors overlooking the beautiful Bay of San Jose. Each room features a spacious bedroom with open plan sitting area overlooking the outdoor terrace with oversized daybed and sitting area. The bathroom includes a large double-head marble shower with rain head and a large twin vanity. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Ocean Front Palmilla Junior Suite

    The 65 sqm Ocean Front Palmilla Suite is set in Casa Tres Palmas on the resort’s eastern shoreline, with splendid ocean views. Each room features a large bedroom with open plan living area, which opens out to a sun-exposed terrace or patio. The bathroom includes a dual head shower and a Mexican-inspired tiled twin vanity and wardrobe. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Ocean Front Junior Suite

    The 70 sqm Ocean Front Junior Suite offers panoramic views of the Sea of Cortez, inspired by Mexico’s natural surroundings, this luxurious haven boasts of opulent furnishings for a welcoming stay in Mexico. The spacious bedroom leads out to the stunning terrace, which offers plenty of sunshine during the day. The bathroom is spacious with a feature pebbled rain shower, sculptured tub, tiled twin vanity and walk-in closet. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Ocean View Terrace Junior Suite

    Offering 70 sqm of living space, the Ocean View Terrace Junior suites are located in the Casa Colores and Casa Bougainvillea, with spacious living areas and a sun-filled terrace with daybed. The large bathroom features a pebbled rain shower, sculptured tub and a spacious twin vanity as well as a walk-in closet. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Ocean Front Junior Suite with Plunge Pool

    Designed for inside and al fresco living, the 70 sqm Ocean Front Junior Suite with Pool features a large patio area with a private plunge pool where stunning views of the ocean can be adored. The spacious bathroom features a sculptured tub and drenching rain shower. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Ocean Front One Bedroom Suite

    These spacious suites overlook the stunning Sea of Cortez, which can be privately enjoyed on the private terrace with daybed. The living area provides plenty of space for relaxing and features a wet bar, while the bathroom includes homely touches such as the walk-in closet, marble features and double vanity sinks. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Ocean Front One Bedroom Premier Suite

    The 116 sqm suite offers plenty of living space for a truly relaxing holiday in Mexico, from the separate bedroom, the spacious lounge and dining area and the beautifully appointed patio or balcony with daybed, table and sun loungers to appreciate the lush Ocean views. The spacious bathroom includes a rain shower and bathtub with twin vanity. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Ocean Front One Bedroom Grand Suite

    Boasting of 130 sqm of living space, the Grand Suites are furnished with Mexico’s finest features with a spacious living area and bedroom with walk-in closets and an opulent bathroom with sculptured rain shower. The spacious terrace features a daybed and dining table. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Ocean Front One Bedroom Grand Suite with Pool

    Featuring 130 sqm of living space, the lavish suite offers the ideal base in which to explore Mexico’s lush coastline, with a spacious bedroom with living area, walk-in closets and a generously sized bathroom with sculptured bathtub and rain shower. For intimate sun bathing, step out onto the Ocean front patio with plunge pool with Jacuzzi, daybed and table and chairs. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Ocean Front Pool Casita Junior Suite

    With 63 sqm of living space, the Casita Junior Suite overlooks turtle beach with a lush pool terrace with daybed, chairs, table and a stunning infinity pool. Enjoy inside living with a spacious bedroom offering an open plan living area and a large bathroom with custom rain showers, oversized tub and a Mexican tiled twin vanity. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Ocean Front One Bedroom Pool Casita Suite

    These spacious suites measure 130 sqm and feature plentiful space for al fresco living, with a private ocean-front infinity pool and separate hot tub, the outside terrace is complete with daybed, tables and chairs. Inside, you can expect the same level of luxury with stunning interior design of Aztec patterns and vibrant tones. The marble bathroom features a rain shower and twin vanity. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Ocean Front One&Only Pool Casita Suite

    This 185 sqm plush suite is showered with opulence, from the wrap around infinity pool and separate hot tub, to the lavish marble bathroom with indoor and al fresco rain showers and a sculptured tub. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.
  • Villa Cortez

    For unrivalled luxury at One&Only Palmilla, book the absolutely stunning Villa Cortez, with wood beamed ceilings, fire urns, wall lights, patterned floors, plush furniture and homely touches. Villa Cortez is designed to be enjoyed, whether in the 12-seated cinema, infinity edge pool, lush gardens, divine living areas or on the expansive terrace with whirlpool, fire pits and loungers. Villa Cortez includes four bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, office, private spa and a fully equipped gym. The interior space is 789 sqm and the exterior space is 186 sqm. This villa can accommodate p to 8 adults and 2 children. Each room includes a flat screen TV with satellite and DVD/CD player, Bose surround sound audio system, terrace daybeds, binoculars for whale-watching and star-gazing, state-of-the-art voice and data lines, writing desk, Lady Primrose bath amenities, hair dryer and safe deposit box.

Facilities

Take a break from sightseeing and head to the One&Only Spa, situated amongst gardens for a tranquil ambience. Inspired by the ancient traditions of wellness therapies, the One&Only Palmilla uses ESPA products and offers a menu of personalised treatments to help you feel restored and renewed. Spa facilities include hot and cold rock pools, steam rooms, saunas, outdoor relaxation area and a yoga garden. There are a total of 13 private treatment villas within the spa.

After your incredible spa treatment, why not go for a pedicure or manicure at the Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by award-winning podiatrist, Bastien Gonzalez. The Salon also offers shaving, grooming, facial and scalp therapies for men.

The well-equipped Fitness Centre boasts a collection of Technogym equipment including cardio, strength and functional equipment. If you want to get motivated, why not take a fitness class, with the option to attend sunrise yoga, Pilates and personal training sessions.

There are so many activities to enjoy while at One&Only Palmilla. Get creative on an Art Walk, where you’ll get to explore a range of art galleries, or take up the challenge yourself and attend an art class to try out different techniques.

One&Only Palmilla has partnered with Los Tamarindo Organic Farm to offer guests special culinary experiences in which you can harvest your own organic herbs and vegetables and participate in a unique cooking class with the resort’s chef, Los Tamarindos!

If you love a little retail therapy, stop by NEO Boutique, stocking limited edition collections and high-end Mexican gifts that will make wonderful décor pieces, keeping the memories of Mexico alive when you get home.

The award-winning 27-hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus overlooks the stunning beach, rated as one of the top Golf Clubs in the Top 100 in the World by Great Golf Resorts, this is a must-do for all golf enthusiasts and beginners alike.

Another land sport you can enjoy is the local basketball court, which is just a short way from One&Only Palmilla, adjacent from the Palmilla Golf Course, also offering spectacular ocean views.

Make the most of the stunning Ocean with a range of non-motorized water sports on offer such as paddle boarding, kayaking and snorkeling, which are all complimentary.
Other activities to do in the sea include seasonal whale watching trips and private yacht charters, snorkeling, diving and deep sea fishing, which is at a fee.

Surfing is also a great way to explore the ocean, Tropicsurf is in partnership with One&Only Palmilla, where you can learn the art of surfing through instruction.

There are two ocean view infinity pools at One&Only Palmilla, one for adults and another for families.

Those travelling with children can take advantage of the two children’s clubs at the resorts. KidsOnly is a dedicated club for ages 4 to 11 and the Teens club is dedicated to 12 to 16 year olds.

Restaurants

One&Only Palmilla offers 5 restaurants and 2 bars, offering a choice of elegant venues boasting of delicious menus for whatever your taste buds desire.
  • SEARED by One&Only™

    SEARED by One&Only™ is a new addition to One&Only Palmilla, offering you the finest steaks and freshest seafood for dinner service.
  • Agua by Larbi

    Agua by Larbi is an open-air restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with a menu of Mexican delicacies including freshly caught fish.
  • Breeze

    Breese is open for breakfast and all-day snacks, overlooking the lush ocean and the resort’s two infinity edge swimming pools. Enjoy fresh juices, salads, sandwiches and delicious Mexican snacks such as quesadillas and guacamole.
  • Suviche

    Serving dinner service only, Suviche is a Japanese restaurant serving freshly made sushi as well as a selection of Mexican delicacies. Suviche homes a selection of tea and sake to compliment your dish.
  • Pelican Beach Grill

    Set on the beach, Pelican Beach Grill serves up snacks such as iced cervezas, fresh margaritas and coconut water and casual lunches.
  • Agua Bar

    Adjacent to the pool, Agua Bar is a relaxing hub serving your favourite drinks in a beautiful setting where you can watch the sunset.
  • One&only Lounge

    Enjoy wonderful ocean views from the floor-to-ceiling windows at the One&Only Lounge as you enjoy live music while lazing back on the comfy sofas. One&Only Lounge is perfect for pre-dinner or after dinner cocktails.
  • One&Only Terrace

    Set in a beautiful location with direct views of the palm fringed beach, One&Only Terrace is a wonderful place to enjoy light conversation whilst enjoying your favourite holiday beverage as the sun sets on the horizon.

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