One&Only Palmilla

San José Del Cabo, Mexico

Why we love it

One&Only Palmilla is located on the tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula, in the region of Los Cabos. Renowned for its gracious hospitality, this enchanting retreat is set within lush tropical gardens along a stunning coastline with one of the few swimmable beaches in the area. Accommodations offer 24-hour butler service and a terrace facing the sea with stunning ocean views. The resort offers a plethora of dining options, including Seared, a creation of Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten; Suviche, with an impressive selection of fresh sushi and ceviches; and Agua by Larbi, offering a unique blend of Mexican specialties with a Moroccan flair. On land and sea, One&Only Palmilla is a recreational paradise, featuring two dramatic infinity pools, an elegant spa with private treatment villas, a signature Jack Nicklaus–designed 27-hole golf course, tennis courts, a surfing program, nonmotorized water sports, seasonal whale watching, sport fishing and the resort’s own private yacht. The complimentary KidsOnly club keeps children active and entertained. The options are endless at One&Only Palmilla.


Robert Logan, general manager, +52 624 146 7000


Villa Cortez
Size 8,500 sq ft indoors; 2,000 sq ft outdoors
The oversize Villa Cortez offers the ultimate in luxury and privacy, with an expansive infinity pool with views of the ocean, four sumptuous bedrooms, a 12-person private screening theater and a state-of-the-art gym. The open floor plan leads directly to the outdoor living space, which includes a palapa-style poolside seating area with a fire pit and an outdoor rain shower.


One&Only Spa
Private treatment villas provide secluded serenity within a tranquil garden setting. Inspired by ancient traditions and the most progressive results-driven therapies, a curated collection of rituals and treatments enhances each individual journey of rejuvenation and renewal.
Signature treatments Secret Garden Remedy, Baja Deep Tissue, Temazcal Ritual


The menu features well-known signature dishes from Jean-Georges Vongerichten, including the finest steaks and the freshest Atlantic and Pacific seafood, accompanied by delicious sauces, plus side dishes and the country’s most extensive wine list. A glass-walled meat cellar features a variety of different cuts of the finest meats from around the world, including Wagyu and Kobe beef.