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Jun 03, 2019

One&Only Palmilla Sets The Stage For A Thrilling Fourth Of July Holiday With A Full Week Of Festivities

One&Only Palmilla, the secluded, ultra-luxury resort in Los Cabos, will host a full week of celebrations for Fourth of July, starting on the first of the month. Featuring events and activities for the whole family, guests can enjoy specially curated dining experiences with world-renowned guest chefs, immersive art activations, a variety of live music performances, exclusive mixology tastings, exhilarating fireworks, and more.

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May 20, 2019

Summer Tees off with Blades, Boards & Birdies at One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico

One&Only Palmilla, the ultra-luxury Los Cabos resort, is introducing unforgettable moments in an awe-inspiring locale with the launch of Blades, Boards & Birdies. With a programme of indulgent activities, the two-night, three-day escape features a playful selection of signature experiences including a thrilling surfing lesson, unlimited golf, bespoke grooming, a premium tequila tasting, and more.

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Nov 06, 2018

One&Only Palmilla Celebrates The Festive Season With a Series of Culinary Events

Los Cabos, Mexico (6 November 2018) – One&Only Palmilla, the secluded, ultra-luxury resort in Los Cabos, is raising the bar with one-of-a-kind epicurean holiday experiences.

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Oct 23, 2018

One&Only Palmilla and Wanderwell Launch a Series of Wellness Retreats in Los Cabos, Mexico

One&Only Palmilla, the ultra-luxury resort situated on the edge of the stunning Baja Peninsula, has partnered with Wanderwell, curator of transformational wellness journeys, for a series of exclusive retreats encompassing yoga, meditation, clean eating and holistic wellbeing.

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Oct 16, 2018

Exhilarating Adventures And Immersive Discovery At One&Only Palmilla

Long recognised as one of the world’s most exclusive resorts, the iconic One&Only Palmilla is the ultimate playground for adventure and discovery, offering an array of diverse and engaging experiences for guests. From the introduction of ancient ritual healing practices and private art classes, to sea safari tours and surf workshops, the resort has a plethora of active and cultural pursuits to entice every type of traveller.

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Aug 21, 2018

Introducing the One&Only Shake Up

This September, One&Only launches a tantalising pop-up cocktail bar series in partnership with internationally acclaimed mixologists from around the world. For one month only, the One&Only Shake Up will see seven mixologists travel to each One&Only resort in the collection for a fusion of the finest drinks and exotic flavours, served with flair in spectacular locations.

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May 10, 2018

Renowned Pro Surfers Share Their Skills at One&Only Palmilla

One&Only Palmilla, the ultra-luxury resort situated on the edge of the stunning Baja Peninsula in Los Cabos Mexico, has partnered with TropicSurf for a series of exclusive surfing programmes led by renowned professional surfers.

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Apr 23, 2018

Michelin-Starred Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten to Host Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at One&Only Palmilla

Gourmands and sun-seekers alike can enjoy a culinary-inspired Cinco de Mayo weekend with Michelin-starred chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten at the legendary One&Only Palmilla resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, from Friday, 4 May to Sunday, 6 May.

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Dec 21, 2017

One&Only Palmilla Welcomes Chef Christopher Kostow for an Exclusive One Night Only Dining Experience

Michelin-starred Chef Christopher Kostow, from acclaimed restaurants The Restaurant at Meadowood and The Charter Oak in Napa Valley, joins forces with One&Only Palmilla’s Chef Larbi Dahrouch, for an unforgettable evening of elevated Napa Valley inspired dishes using only fresh, local Baja ingredients.

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Dec 16, 2017

Unforgettable Festive Celebrations at One&Only Resorts

Celebrate the holiday season with the greatest gift of all, unique and unforgettable experiences at One&Only, an award-winning collection of ultra-luxury resorts.

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Nov 20, 2017

One&Only Resorts Appoints Robert Logan as General Manager, One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico

One&Only Resorts has appointed Robert Logan as General Manager, One&Only Palmilla, effective 30 October 2017. Robert takes over the legendary Mexican resort after joining One&Only Resorts in 2016.

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Nov 13, 2017

One&Only Palmilla Spa Introduces Temazcal - A New Holistic Wellness Experience

One&Only Palmilla announces the launch of One&Only Spa newest wellness experience - Temazcal. Inspired by ancient regional healing practices, the Temazcal combines traditional medicinal herbs, heat, steam, indigenous music and copal incense to create an intense healing experience to detoxify the body and purify the mind.

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Oct 18, 2017

One&Only Palmilla Spa Among Winners of Spa & Wellness MexiCaribe's Best Spas of Mexico, The Caribbean & Latin America

One&Only Spa at One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico has been honored by Spa & Wellness Mexicaribe’s 2017 Best Spas of Mexico, The Caribbean & Latin America in the Luxury Spa Division.

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Feb 15, 2017

The Legendary One&Only Palmilla Continues to Shine

Iconic Los Cabos resort adds a new Villa, KidsOnly Club, culinary offerings, and experiential resort activities.

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May 04, 2016

One&Only Palmilla and Laird Apparel Introduce Exclusive Health, Wellness & Adventure Experience

Iconic Los Cabos Resort to Offer One-of-a-Kind Weekend of Activities Hosted By Big Wave Surfer Laird Hamilton and Fitness Expert Gabrielle Reece

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Feb 29, 2016

The World's Best Bartender Heads For One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico

Long known as one of the world’s most exclusive and ultra-luxury resorts, One&Only Palmilla in LosCabos, Mexico, will host the world’s best bartender, Michito Kaneko, on 7 March 2016.

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Dec 09, 2015

Legendary One&Only Palmilla Introduces New Hilltop Villa: Villa One

Luxurious Villa One Joins Villa Cortez to Offer Dedicated Butler and Chef, Custom Spa Menu, Special Kids’ Programmes, Private Infinity-Edge Pool, Gardens and More

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Apr 29, 2015

One&Only Palmilla: The Best New Dining Destination In Los Cabos

One&Only Palmilla has introduced a new steakhouse, SEARED with Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten whilst beloved Chef Larbi Dahrouch focuses on farm-to-table authentic Mexican cuisine at the newly enhanced Agua by Larbi.

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Apr 21, 2015

The Legend Returns: One&Only Palmilla Welcomes Guests Back on 20 April 2015 Better Than Ever

The iconic One&Only Palmilla welcomed guests back to a resort that is better than ever with a number of new elements, including the new steakhouse, SEARED created in collaboration with Jean-Georges Vongerichten, completely refurbished guest rooms and suites, and a new One&Only Spa and Fitness Centre.

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Apr 13, 2015

One&Only Palmilla Introduces New Integrated Spa, Beauty, Grooming And Fitness Centre

One&Only Palmilla will introduce the most comprehensive integrated spa, beauty, men’s grooming and fitness centre in the Baja region.

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Mar 25, 2015

One&Only Palmilla to Welcome Guests Back 20 April 2015

Long known as one of the world’s most exclusive ultra-luxury resorts, the iconic One&Only Palmilla resort will re-open on 20 April 2015.

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ONE&ONLY PALMILLA AWARDS

Romance beneath a Baja blue sky
Romance beneath a Baja blue sky
Glamorous ambiance with Mexican charm
Glamorous ambiance with Mexican charm

2019 AWARDS

  • TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2019 – One&Only Palmilla ranked #17 in ‘Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Mexico’
  • U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels of 2019 (USA) – One&Only Palmilla, ranked #2 in the ‘Best Hotels in Mexico’ category
  • Elite Traveler (USA) – One&Only Palmilla featured amongst the ‘Top 100 Hotels’ & Top 100 Suites in the World 2019 lists
  • InMexico (Mexico) Best in Mexico Awards - Baja – Philippe Zaigue named ‘Best Bartender;’ One&Only Spa named ‘Best Salon;’ Palmilla Golf Club named ‘Best Golf Course;’ and Jason Ballog at Palmilla Golf Club named ‘Best Golf Pro’
  • Tatler Spa Awards 2019 – One&Only Palmilla won the award ‘Best Soul Soother’
  • 2019 AAA Inspector’s (USA) – One&Only Palmilla has been named a ‘Best of Housekeeping’ hotel
  • Culinary Awards 2019 (Mexico) – Seared has been awarded ‘Restaurant of the Year’ in a hotel and best sweet – dessert proposal
  • 2019 Golf Digest Editors’ Choice Award (USA) –One&Only Palmilla has been awarded ‘Best Golf Resort in Mexico and Central America’
  • Tripexpert (USA) –One&Only Palmilla has won a 2019 Experts' Choice Award, ‘Best of Cabo San Lucas’

2018 AWARDS

  • Condé Nast Traveler (US) Readers’ Choice Awards 2018 – One&Only Palmilla ranked #18 in ‘Top Resorts in Western Mexico’
  • Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Choice Awards 2018 – One&Only Palmilla ranked #1 amongst ‘The Best Overseas Hotels in The Americas & Caribbean’
  • Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Choice Awards 2018 – One&Only Palmilla ranked #6 amongst the ‘The World’s Top 100’
  • Los Cabos Culinary Awards 2018 (Mexico) – Seared at One&Only Palmilla won the ‘Best Wine Selection 2018’ category
  • Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2018 (UK) – One&Only Palmilla recognized as ‘Luxury Beachfront Hotel of the Year’
  • World Travel Awards 2018 – One&Only Palmilla recognized as ‘Mexico & Central America's Most Romantic Resort 2018’
  • Travel+Leisure (USA) – World’s Best Awards – One&Only Palmilla ranked #10 among ‘The Best Resort Hotels in Mexico’
  • Traveller’s World Awards 2018 (Global) – One&Only Palmilla ranked #10 amongst ‘Top 10 Resorts worldwide’ category
  • TripExpert (USA) – One&Only Palmilla recognized as one of the winners of ‘2018 Experts' Choice Award’
  • Fodor’s Best Award 2018 (USA) – One&Only Palmilla listed as ‘Best Restaurant Hotels in Los Cabos’
  • Fodor’s Best Award 2018 (USA) – One&Only Palmilla listed as ‘Best Hotels for Tourists in Los Cabos’
  • Golf Digest (USA) Best Golf Courses 2018 – One&Only Palmilla listed as #13 in Mexico
  • Elite Traveler (USA) – One&Only Palmilla featured amongst the ‘Top 100 Hotels in the World 2018’ list.
  • Condé Nast Traveler (USA) Gold List 2018 – One&Only Palmilla listed as ‘One of the Best Hotels in the World’.
  • Elite Traveler (USA) – One&Only Palmilla featured amongst the ‘Top 100 Suites in the World 2018’ list.
  • InMexico Magazine (Mexico) – One&Only Palmilla Resort, Spa, Dining and Golf recognized as Gold Award Winners 2018.
  • U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels of 2018 (USA) – One&Only Palmilla, ranked #4 in the ‘Best Mexico Hotels’ category.

2017 AWARDS

  • Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) (USA) 2017 – ‘Silver Adrian Award’ for Re-launch of One&Only Palmilla
  • Expedia Best of the Best 2017 – One&Only Palmilla VIP Access Hotel
  • World Spa Awards 2017 – One&Only Spa at One&Only Palmilla recognized as ‘Latin America’s Best Resort Spa 2017’
  • World Spa Awards 2017 – One&Only Spa at One&Only Palmilla recognized as ‘Mexico’s Best Resort Spa 2017’
  • Condé Nast Traveler (US) Gold List 2018 – One&Only Palmilla listed as ‘One of the Favorite Hotels in the World’
  • Condé Nast Traveler (US) Readers’ Choice Awards 2017 – One&Only Palmilla ranked #15 amongst the ‘Top Resorts in Western Mexico’
  • Spa & Wellness Mexicaribe – One&Only Spa at One&Only Palmilla honoured at 2017 Best Spas of Mexico, The Caribbean & Latin America in the Luxury Spa Division
  • Eite Traveler (USA) – One&Only Palmilla featured amongst the ‘Top 100 Suites 2017’ list
  • TripAdvisor (USA) – 2017 Travellers’ Choice Winner
  • Travel+Leisure México (Mexico) – Best Room Experience in Mexico
  • Travel+Leisure México (Mexico) – Readers’ Choice Award Winner
  • Brides (USA) – ranked #1 amongst ‘Top Resorts in Mexico’
  • Condé Nast Traveler (US) Gold List 2017- listed as ‘One of the Best Hotels in the World’
  • Golf Advisor (Mexico) - ranked #6 amongst the ‘Top 10 Golf Courses You Can Play in Mexico’
  • Elite Traveler (USA) - featured amongst the ‘Top 100 Hotels’ list

2016 AWARDS

  • Boutique Design Gold Key Awards (US) - recognized as the ‘Best Suite’
  • Condé Nast Traveler (US) Readers’ Choice Awards - ranked #17 amongst the ‘Top Resorts in Western Mexico’
  • Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards: ranked #6 amongst the ‘Best Resort Hotels in Mexico’
  • Travel+Leisure Mexico Awards: recognised for ‘Best Room Experience’
  • Celebrated Living Platinum List Awards (US): recognised amongst the ‘Best Interior Design’ hotels and resorts
  • Brides Best Honeymoon Awards: ranked #1 amongst the ‘Top Mexican Resorts’
  • Conde Nast Traveller China: Readers’ Choice Awards: recognised amongst the ‘Best Hotels in The Americas’
  • Professional Spa & Wellness Awards (UK): recognised as ‘Best Hotel Spa Of The Year – North & South America’
  • InMexico Magazine (Mexico): recognised as #1 Resort in Mexico
  • Golf Digest (US): recognised as Best Resort in The Americas, Editor’s Choice Awards
  • Condé Nast Traveler (US) Gold List: recognised amongst the 'Most Tranquil Spas in the World'
  • TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards: in the top 1% on TripAdvisor
  • InMexico Awards (Mexico): ranked #1 in Top Of Mex Awards (covering Top 10 resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, Playa Del Carmen and Los Cabos)

2015 AWARDS

  • ULTRA Awards (US): Best Hotel in Mexico
  • ULTRA Awards (US): Best Spa
  • Social Hotel Awards, Hotels Magazine (US): Best Use of Digital Video
  • Jetsetter Best Of The Best Awards: awarded Best for Romance award
  • Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards: ranked#6 in Best Resorts in Mexico (Pacific Coast)
  • Andrew Harper’s 2015 Reader’s Choice Awards: listed 14th under the Top 20 Top Beach Resorts category
  • Travel+Leisure (US): ranked #1 World’s Best in Mexico
  • Travel+Leisure (US): ranked #17 in Top 100 Hotels
  • Jetsetter.com (US): named Best for Romance
  • TripAdvisor: granted the Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame after receiving the Certificate of Excellence for 5 years in a row
  • Condé Nast Traveler (US): named in the Gold List 2015
  • Travel+Leisure: ranked #3 in the ‘World’s Most Romantic Hotels' category
  • U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels of 2015: ranked #2 in the Best Hotels in Baja category
  • U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels of 2015: ranked #8 in the Best Mexico Hotels category
  • U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels of 2015: earned the Gold Badge Winner as Best Hotels in Mexico award
  • Orbitz Worldwide 2015: won the Best In Stay Elite Award

2014 AWARDS

  • AAA Five Diamond Award: the most coveted designation within North America's hospitality industry
  • Travel + Leisure, 100 World's Best Hotels: Voted #35 in Best Resort in the World
  • Condé Nast Traveler, Platinum Circle: made the list every year for the past 5 years running
  • Condé Nast Traveler, The Gold List: 97.2 Readers' Choice Rating in Best Hotels in Mexico
  • Travel + Leisure, T+L 500: 92.25 Readers' Choice Rating in Best Hotels in Mexico

2013 AWARDS

  • Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader's Choice awards (US): overall Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World One&Only Palmilla (#22)
  • Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader's Choice awards (US): #1 of Top 10 Resorts in Baja
  • Expedia Insiders Select 2013: One&Only Palmilla Resort #1
  • Condé Nast Traveler, Top 270 Spas: Awarded #8 in Top 25 Spas in Mexico and Central America
  • Condé Nast Traveler, January 2013: The Gold List – One of the top hotel/resorts in the Americas region: Mexico with a rating of 96.3
  • Travel + Leisure, January 2013: T+L 500 World’s Best Hotels – One of the Top Resorts in the Mexico category: in the Los Cabos region with a rating of 91.14

2012 AWARDS

  • Voyages et Hotel de Reve 2012: Palmilla named the Best Hotel Stay for the Whole Family in the Americas
  • Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards 2012: Palmilla awarded in the Trip of a Lifetime category
  • Condé Nast Traveler, November 2012: Readers' Choice Awards – Ranked #1 (score 96.3) in Top 15 Resorts in Baja, under the Mexico category
  • Condé Nast Traveler, November 2012: Readers' Choice Awards – Ranked #29 in the Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World
  • Andrew Harper October 2012: Readers’ Choice Awards – Ranked #20 in Top 20 Beach Resorts– Based on Readers’ Poll
  • Travel+Leisure August 2012: World’s Best Awards – Ranked #6 in Mexico with 91.14 out of 100 in the Mexico – Based on Readers’ Poll
  • Conde Nast Traveler June 2012: Top 270 Spas – Named #13 in The Top 20 Spas in Mexico and Central America with an overall score of 95 out of 100
  • Celebrated Living Summer 2012: The Platinum List – Named #5 in The Top 10 Resorts in Mexico/Central America/South America
  • Travel+Leisure June 2012: World’s Best Service – Ranked highest in Mexico with 97.39 out of 100 in the Mexico – Based on Readers’ Poll
  • Travel + Leisure 2012: The World’s Greatest Hotels – Named the top place to stay in Los Cabos, Mexico with a score of 93.22
  • Robb Report May 2012: The Robb Report 100 Resorts – The World’s Top Resorts” – One&Only Palmilla is considered one of the Best Resorts in Mexico
  • Brides 2012: Best Honeymoons – Named Top 1 Honeymoon Resort in Mexico
  • TravelAge West 2012: 2012 WAVE Awards – The One&Only Spa at One&Only Palmilla has been nominated for Best Resort Spa, Mexico
  • Condé Nast Traveler January 2012: The Gold List – One of the top hotel/resorts in the Americas region: Mexico with a rating of 96.8
  • Condé Nast Traveler January 2012: Platinum Circle – Property was inducted into the Platinum Circle for being a resort that made the list every year for the past five years running
  • Travel + Leisure January 2012: 500 World’s Best Hotels – One of the Top Resorts in the Mexico, Central America & South America category: in the Los Cabos region with a rating of 93.22

2011 AWARDS

  • Spa Finder, 2011: 2012 Guide – Voted into Top 10 for Best for Romance in Reader’s Choice Category Awards
  • Spa Finder, 2011: 2012 Guide – Voted into Top 10 for Best for Pilates in Reader’s Choice Category Awards
  • Conde Nast Traveler November 2011: Readers’ Choice – Voted #1 for Best Resort in Mexico with a score of 96.8
  • Golf Digest 2011: The 75 Best Golf Resorts - Voted #12 for The 75 Best Golf Resorts with a score of 83.41
  • Conde Nast Traveler November 2011: Readers’ Choice – Voted #17 for Best Resort in The World on the overall Top 100 World’s Best List
  • Travel + Leisure August 2011: World’s Best Awards - Voted #48 Best Resort in The World on the overall Top 100 World’s Best List
  • Travel + Leisure August 2011: World’s Best Awards” – Voted #1 Resort in Mexico with a score of 93.22
  • Celebrated Living Summer 2011: Named #10 in Top 10 Hotels in “Mexico/Central America/South America
  • Conde Nast Traveler June 2011: Named #10 in Top 20 Spas in “Mexico and Central America”
  • Travel+Leisure June 2011: World’s Best Service – Ranked highest in Mexico with 97.24 out of 100 in the Mexico – Based on Readers’ Poll
  • Conde Nast Traveler 2011: Top 125 Golf Resorts– Named #3 in Top 25 Foreign Golf Resorts”
  • Conde Nast Traveler 2011: Gold List – Named “Gold List Honoree for Mexico”
  • Brides 2011: Best Honeymoons – Named Top 2 Honeymoon Resort in Mexico
  • Travel+Leisure 2011: 500 World’s Best Hotels – Ranked highest in Mexico with 92.69 out of 100 in the Mexico

2010 AWARDS

  • Condé Nast Traveler – November 2010 – Readers’ Choice – Ranked 94.5 out of 100 in the Top Resorts in the World
  • Condé Nast Traveler – November 2010 – Readers’ Choice – Ranked 1st in the Top Resorts in the Mexico
  • Elite Traveler – September/October 2010 – “Pacific Mexico’s Best Suites” featuring Villa Cortez
  • Elite Traveler – July/August 2010 – Top 101 Suites in the World – included Villa Cortez
  • Travel+Leisure – August 2010 – “World’s Best Awards” – one of the Top 20 Resorts in Mexico
  • Up! – Summer 2010 – voted runner–up as “Top-Voted Spa in Mexico” 
  • Celebrated Living – Summer 2010 Readers’ Choice Platinum List #5 hotel/resort in the ‘Top 10 Mexico/Central America/South America Hotels’ category
  • Bridal Guide – July/August 2010 – “Best Butler Service” in Mexico
  • Elite Traveler – Spring 2010 – ‘Hotels Resorts Spas 2010’ special issue – one of the top resorts in Mexico
  • Condé Nast Traveler – April 2010 – “Reader’s Poll: Top 240 Spas” – was awarded Mexico and Central America’s #5 top spa
  • Condé Nast Traveler – January 2010 – “The Gold List” – One of the top hotel/resorts in the Americas region 
  • Condé Nast Traveler – January 2010 – “The Gold List” – Ranked #2 hotel/resort in the “Best by Design” category in the Americas region 
  • Travel+Leisure – January 2010 annual T+L ‘World’s Best Hotels’ – Top Resorts in Mexico and Central and South America

2009 AWARDS

  • Condé Nast Traveler – November 2009 – Reader's Choice Award “Best in the World” – Ranked #1 in the top resorts in Mexico
  • Travel+Leisure – October 2009 – 14th annual “World’s Best Spas 2009” Ranked #7 resort in the ‘Top 10 Hotel Spas: Mexico and Central and South America’
  • Golf Digest – October 2009 – Ranked #11 in “The 75 Best Golf Resorts in North America”
  • Travel+Leisure – August 2009 annual “World’s Best Awards” – #8 resort “Top 15 Resorts in Mexico”
  • Elite Traveler – July/August 2009 – “The 101 Top Suites in the World”
  • Luxury Travel Advisor – June 2009 the Luxury Travel Advisor Awards of Excellence Ceremony – “Best City Center Luxury/Resort Hotel in Mexico/Central/South America
  • Travel+Leisure – June 2009 – # 1 for service in the Mexican region in annual “World’s Best Service” (Edward Steiner was also quoted in this issue)
  • Celebrated Living – Summer 2009 Readers’ Choice Platinum List – #3 ‘Top 10 Hotels – Mexico/Central America/South America’
  • Condé Nast Traveler – April 2009 “Top 79 Spas” roundup – # 2 “Top International Resorts”
  • Travel+Leisure – January 2009 annual T+L ‘World’s Best Hotels’
  • Spa Finder – November 2009 – “Reader’s Choice Awards” ranked one of the top 10 spas for romance

2008 AWARDS

  • Luxury Travel Advisor – December 2008 – “Award of Excellence” in Conde Nast Traveler #1 Top Resorts in Mexico in the 2008 Readers Choice Awards
  • Forbes Traveler.com – October 2008 Forbes Traveler 400 Best Hotels list – Top 3 Caribbean Hotels/Resorts
  • Travel+Leisure Golf – September/October 2008 ‘2008 World’s Best Golf Resorts’ Reader Survey – Top resorts ‘Mexico + Latin America,’ #2 ‘Best Golf Resort – Mexico & Latin America’ & ‘Best Course’ categories, #3 ‘Best for Buddy Trips’ & ‘Most Underrated’
  • Virtuoso Life – September 2008 “Best of the Best” – Edward Steiner nominated for Hotelier of the Year
  • Travel+Leisure Family – Fall 2008 T+L Family 50 – #4 resort in ‘Mexico + Caribbean’
  • Travel+Leisure – August 2008 13th Annuam World’s Best Awards Reader’s Survey – #13 Top 25 Hotels in Mexico and Central and South America
  • Celebrated Living – Summer 2008 Readers’ Choice Platinum List – #4 ‘Top 10 Hotels – Mexico/Central America/South America’
  • Condé Nast Traveler – June 2008 13th Annual Golf Resorts Survey – #13 resort, score for ‘Design of Courses,’ ‘Golf Staff & Service,’ ‘Rooms,’ ‘Resort Service,’ ‘Food/Dining,’ ‘Activities/Facilities’
  • Travel+Leisure – June 2008 ‘World’s Best Service’ – #2 ‘Mexico and Central and South America’
  • GAYOT.com – April 2008 – Top 10 Hotels in Mexico
  • Golf Magazine – April 2008 – ‘Premier Resorts 2008’ – #2 for ‘Best Golf’ and ‘Best Lodging’
  • Blackbook Magazine – March 2008 – Agua Bar “best global bars”
  • Golf Digest Index – Spring 2008 “The World’s 50 Best Golf Hotels,” – #5 International Golf Hotel, #1 for ‘Top Rooms – International’ & ‘Top Service – International,’ #4 for ‘Top Dining – International’
  • ForbesTraveler.com – February 2008 – “North America’s Top Golf Resorts
  • Travel+Leisure – January 2008 annual T+L 500 – ‘World’s Best Hotels’
  • Condé Nast Traveler – January 2008 annual Readers Choice Gold List – “the top scoring property in the Americas”
  • Global Spa Finder – 2008 ‘2007 Reader’s Choice Awards’ – ‘Best For Accommodations’

2007 AWARDS

  • Condé Nast Traveler – November 2007 – Annual Top 100 Reader’s Choice Awards – #18 ‘Best of the Best’
  • Condé Nast Traveler – November 2007 Annual Top 100 Reader’s Choice Awards – #1 ‘Top 20 Mexican Resorts’
  • Travel+Leisure – October 2007 Annual ‘World’s Best Spas Awards’ – #7 ‘Top 10 Hotel Spas: Mexico and Central and South America’
  • Travel+Leisure Golf – September 2007 “2007 Reader Survey: World’s Best Golf Resorts” – #2 ‘Best Golf Resort & ‘Best Golf Course,’ #3 ‘Best For Buddy Trips’ &‘Best For Family Trips,’ #1‘Most Underrated’
  • Travel+Leisure Family – September 2007 “Travel+Leisure 50 Top Resorts for Parents and Kids” – #2‘Top 10: Mexico + Caribbean’
  • Travel+Leisure – August 2007 ‘World’s Best Awards’ – #88 ‘The Top 100 Hotels’ category
  • Travel+Leisure – August 2007 ‘World’s Best Awards’ – #5 “Top 25 Hotels: Mexico and Central and South America’
  • Cookie Magazine – August 2007 “best of family travel” – “Best North–American Hotels.”
  • Celebrated Living – June 2007 – #4 “Platinum List”
  • Travel+Leisure – June 2007 “World’s Best Service” – #8 ‘Mexico, Central America, and South America’
  • Condé Nast Traveler – June 2007 “Top 100 Golf Resorts” – #32
  • eCityofTravel.com – April 2007 – 10 Must–Visit Hotels/Resorts for 2007
  • Robb Report – Summer 2007 – 100 Best Places To Stay in 2007
  • Zagat: World’s Top Hotels, Resorts & Spas – 2007/2008
  • Golf Magazine – February 2007 – ‘Top 10 International Resorts’
  • Playboy – February 2007 – ‘The 10 Most Romantic Places in North America’
  • Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence – February 2007 – “Most Excellent Resort – Mexico and Central America”
  • Travel+Leisure – January 2007 Annual T+L 500 – #1 in Baja ‘World’s Best Hotels’ rankings
  • Condé Nast Traveler – January 2007 Annual Readers Choice Gold List – Best resorts in the Americas

2006 AWARDS

  • Cigar Aficionado – December 2006 – ‘World’s Best Resorts’ – ‘Best Beach/Ocean Resorts of Mexico/Central America’
  • Conde Nast Traveler – November 2006 – #7 ‘Top 5 Atlantic Ocean Resorts’
  • SexiestHotels.com – October 2006 – Central & South America’s top 100 Sexiest Hotels
  • Travel+Leisure – October 2006 – #2 ‘Top 10 hotel spas in Mexico & Central & South America’
  • Travel+Leisure – September 2006 – ‘Best Deals’
  • Travel+Leisure Golf – September 2006 – #2 ‘Best Resort Course’
  • Travel+Leisure Golf – September 2006 – #2 ‘Most Underrated Golf Resorts’
  • American Way – August 2006 – ‘Best Meals in Golf’
  • Travel+Leisure – August 2006 World’s Best Awards – #25 ‘Top 25 hotels in Mexico & Central & South America’
  • Travel+Leisure – August 2006 World’s Best Awards – #100 ‘Top 100 hotels’
  • Travel+Leisure – July 2006 World’s Best Awards – #10 ‘Top 25 hotels in Mexico & Central & South America’
  • Executive Traveler – July 2006 – One of seven best bathrooms “Best Of” awards
  • Robb Report – Summer 2006 – 100 Best Places To Stay
  • Cigar Aficionado – June 2006 – Best golf course in Mexico
  • Condé Nast Traveler – June 2006 – Top 100 Golf Resorts
  • Condé Nast Traveler – April 2006 #3 ‘Top Resort Spas in North America’
  • Condé Nast Traveler – January 2006 Annual Readers Gold Choice List – Best resorts in the Americas
  • Travel+Leisure – January 2006 Annual T+L 500 – ‘World’s Best Hotels’

2005 AWARDS

  • Condé Nast Traveler – November 2005 Annual Readers’ Choice Awards – Best resort in Mexico
  • Travel+Leisure en Espanol – October 2005 – ‘Best Hotel in Mexico,’ “C” Restaurant #3 “Best Restaurants in Mexico”
  • Travel+Leisure Golf – September 2005 – Best resort for ‘Restaurants’ & ‘Most Underrated Resort’ in World’s Best Golf Resorts rankings for Mexico and Latin America, #2 ‘Best Golf Resort’, ‘Best Resort for Buddy Trips’, ‘Best Resort for Family Trips’, and ‘Best Resort Course’
  • Hideaway Report – September 2005 World’s Best Hotels, Resorts & Hideaways survey
  • #5 ‘Top 20’ International Resort Hotels
  • Travel+Leisure – August 2005 “World’s Best Awards” – #14 ‘Top 25’ resorts in Mexico, Central and South America, #9 ‘Top 10’ international hotel spas
  • Travel+Leisure – July 2005 World’s Best Awards – #14 “Top 25 Hotels in Mexico, Central and South America’
  • Elite Traveler – July 2005 – 101 Best Suites in the World
  • Condé Nast Traveler – June 2005 “Top 100 Gold Resorts” – #4 ‘Top golf resorts in Mexico, Atlantic and Caribbean’
  • Celebrated Living – June 2005 Reader’s Choice Platinum List. – #9 ‘Top 10’ hotels in Mexico and Central and South America
  • Estates West – May 2005 – Top five best new resorts
  • Condé Nast Traveler – February 2005 UK Readers’ Spa Awards – #2 ‘Best Hotel Spa in the Americas and Caribbean’
  • The Gallivanter’s Guide – January 2005 2004Gallivanter’s Awards for Excellence
  • #4 ‘Best Resort in North, Central, and South America,’ #4 ‘Best New Hotel/Resort Discovery’
  • Condé Nast Traveler – January 2005 annual Gold List – Best resorts in the Americas, Best resorts for rooms & service

2004 AWARDS

  • Condé Nast Traveler – November 2004 annual Readers’ Choice Awards – #1 resort in Latin America
  • Esquire Magazine – November 2004 – Agua restaurant ‘Best new restaurant to open in 2004 outside of the U.S.
  • Interior Design Gold Key Awards – October 2004 – among 24 projects chosen for the Interior Design Gold Key Awards
  • Travel+Leisure – September 2004 “A–List” – Best golf courses in Baja & Ultimate resort destination in Baja
  • Travel+Leisure – August 2004 “2004 World’s Best Awards” – One of the 15 hotels to watch in the future
  • Celebrated Living – Summer 2004 – #6 ‘Top 10’ Latin American Hotels
  • Robb Report – June 2004 annual “Best of the Best”– C Restaurant ‘Best dining spots in the world’
  • Condé Nast Traveler – June 2004 annual100 Best Golf Resorts worldwide – ‘Best golf course in Mexico’
  • Departures – May/June 2004annual “Best Hotels” Readers’ Survey – Expected to “hit the charts” in the future
  • Condé Nast Traveler – May 2004 annual Hot List – One of the hot new hotels in the world
  • Travel+Leisure – February 2004 annual Romance Issue – #2 most romantic getaway out of 25 top resorts
  • Condé Nast Traveler – January 2004 annual Gold List – #2 Best design hotel in the Americas & One of the best hotels in Mexico

2003 AWARDS

  • Condé Nast Traveler – Reader’s Pick Top 100 Golf Resorts
  • Celebrated Living – Platinum List Top 20 – Worldwide Golf Resorts
  • Travel+ Leisure’s – “World’s Best” Awards – Top Latin American Resorts #4 (November issue)

2002 AWARDS

  • Condé Nast Traveler – “Top 25 International Golf Resorts”