Natural beauty and upscale amenities coexist in perfect harmony.

Welcome to Palmilla

Look no further than this coastal enclave for luxury Baja living.
Nestled in a spectacular beachfront setting on the Baja Peninsula, Palmilla is where natural beauty and upscale amenities coexist in perfect harmony. Rich with beautiful landscaping and surrounded by swaying palms and shimmering sands, Palmilla promises a private, prestigious environment.
This tropical oasis was one of Baja Sur California's first planned communities, but it's no cookie-cutter neighborhood. Instead, Palmilla is a preservationist's dream of Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Renaissance architecture. There's a dignified attractiveness to things here, highlighted by full canopies of palms and banyans, lush greenery, and idyllic coastlines.

What to Love

  • Dramatic Sea of Cortez views
  • Calm, swimmable beach
  • Jack Nicklaus' signature course
  • World-class restaurants, bars, and lounges
  • Baja-chic villas and suites
  • Slow, quiet living

Local Lifestyle

Palmilla isn't just a premier vacation destination — it's meant to be a complete neighborhood where you can live, work, and play. The recreational facilities are superb, with an award-winning golf course and a Forbes-recognized five-star resort and spa. But there's also a financial center and world-class recording studios, so you can live and work year-round in paradise.
As for the locals, they're kind to a fault. Whether you're planning to lounge along the picturesque shores or gearing up for a day of sailing, surfing, or whale watching, there's always someone willing to tag along or offer a helping hand.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Appropriately, The Shoppes at Palmilla is the center around which Palmilla shopping revolves. Here, you'll find tons of familiar and exotic brands. This shopping haven also shelters fantastic eateries and cafes serving delicacies and local stores brimming with treasures. When enjoying life at its most luxurious, Dunes Shopping Area is sure to be your favorite place for luxury shopping and exotic spa treatments.
Exceptional restaurants can be found throughout Palmilla, but the presence of prestigious hotels means that you're sure to find a gourmet restaurant or two. The legendary One & Only Hotel hosts an enticing mix of epicurean eateries and bars featuring authentic Mexican classics, Asian fusion, fine steaks, and ocean-fresh local seafood. From the world-renowned SEARED to new entrants like Pelican Beach Grill, each restaurant and bar at One & Only Hotel offers a unique experience sure to enchant and thrill you in equal measure.
Fine dining finds its home at Nicksan Sushi Restaurant. With a menu that boasts inventive renditions of the award-winning cuisine of Chef Angel Carbal, Nicksan is where loyal followers, tourists, celebrities, and local patrons gather to enjoy a true "Beyond Sushi" experience. Taste the love and passion in every bite — textures and compositions which blend the rich Japanese culinary tradition with the character and spice of Mexico.

Things to Do

Palmilla is home to a remarkably tranquil and swimmable beach, one of its kind in Baja Sur California. Stroll upon the pearl-white sand, hop into the waters to go swimming, or simply sit along the shore and take in the breathtaking views of blue skies and the azure sea.
Golfers, rejoice. The Jack Nicklaus-designed 27-hole masterpiece awaits at Palmilla Golf Club. Nicklaus drew inspiration from the vivid landscape of the Baja when approaching his first project in Latin America. Featuring five features of staggered tee boxes, four lakes, and deep shifts in elevation, golfers can expect nothing short of a scintillating golf experience at this course.
Every Saturday, Farmers Market at The Shoppes comes alive with a rich selection of handcrafted goods and fresh veggies alongside handmade crafts and artisanal baked goods.
For horseback adventure buffs, friendly stables and hidden trail rides beckon. Unleash your inner vaquero (rancho cowboy) as you journey into Baja's cinematic backcountry on horseback.

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