In the last month of 2012, Five Star Alliance is counting down the Top 30 Luxury Hotels and Resorts worldwide, as decided by you, our luxury travelers! Be sure to check in with us daily to keep up with our countdown and explore a few of the absolute best and most luxurious hotels in the world for your future travels!
#5 on our list is One and Only Palmilla. Here are few fun facts about this hotel:
-The resort was built in 1956 as a 15-room luxury hideaway by Don Abelardo Rodriguez, son of the President of Mexico.
-Hollywood celebrities like John Wayne, Bing Crosby, Lucille Ball, the former United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower are among the past guests; all attracted by the privacy of the resort as well as the region’s deep-sea fishing.
-All 172 guestrooms offer a patio or balcony, allowing optimum privacy and unobstructed ocean front or beach front views.
-Market Restaurant by Michelin-starred Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten features Euro-Asian cuisine with Mexican ingredients along with the country’s most complete wine list.
-The One&Only Spa at Palmilla offers an expansive programme of ancient healing techniques combined with cutting-edge therapies.
-After opening in 1992, One&Only Palmilla Los Cabos golf resort was Jack Nicklaus’ first signature course built in Latin America comprising a 27-hole layout with three nines, Arroyo, Mountain and Ocean.
-The One&Only Palmilla Yacht is available for snorkeling, sunset cruises, and other adventures on the Sea of Cortez.
Explore photos, availability, and rates at One and Only Palmilla>>
Share this article:
San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico
Marquis Los Cabos, a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World and a AAA Four Diamond property, is situated on a land where tranquil desert meets the untamed waters of the Pacific Ocean. As an all-suite, all ocean view... more >>
San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico
An oasis on the tip of the Baja Peninsula, the One&Only Palmilla sits where azure waters greet the mountainous desert and the Pacific Ocean merges with the Sea of Cortez. Set along one of the only swimmable beaches in the region,... more >>
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
As its name implies, Las Ventanas al Paraiaso is a window to Paradise. Among the most acclaimed resorts ever, Las Ventanas has redefined luxury and pampering, reaching out with special touches that are the hallmark of refined... more >>
Los Cabos, Mexico
This exquisite oceanfront resort- the flagship of the Fiesta Americana chain- is located in the most exclusive area on the southern Baja California, between San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. The Grand Fiesta Americana Los... more >>