Published on : Monday, July 13, 2015
One&Only resorts around the world have been listed in this year’s Travel+Leisure’s World’s Best Awards with One&Only Palmilla receiving the top position as World’s Best Resort in Mexico, as well as being in the top 20 in Travel+Leisure’s Top 100 Hotels. One&Only Ocean Club in The Bahamas has been listed #6 resort in the Caribbean and One&Only Cape Town ranked in the top 5 of World’s Best City Hotels in Africa and the Middle East. Each year, discerning readers of the leading US travel publication, Travel+Leisure, vote for their favourite hotels, resorts, spas, airlines, cruise lines and tour operators in the industry with One&Only resorts having consistent annual recognition.
The iconic One&Only Palmilla started welcoming guests back to the resort on 20 April offering a number of new and exciting elements. It is evident by earning the top spot that the resort continues to deliver the warm, genuine service that loyal guests have come to love. SEARED, the resort’s new steakhouse, created in collaboration with Jean-Georges Vongerichten, is one of the new additions to the resort and is already proving a favourite amongst guests. The much loved Agua by Larbi, overseen by Chef Larbi Dahrouch, is still serving classic dishes, but new taste innovations have been included to the new look restaurant to further entice guests. Refurbished guest rooms and suites, a new look One&Only Spa that has introduced OBO Salon with Jonathan & George and a male grooming salon, Barber&Blade, has made the reborn One&Only Palmilla the most desirable resort to visit in Mexico.
“I am so proud of the One&Only Palmilla Team. They have been through so much over the past 9 months, their constant support and hard work through the build-up to the re-opening has been incredible,” commented Peter Bowling, Managing Director of One&Only Palmilla. “Receiving this recognition by Travel+Leisure is a reflection of their passion and dedication to providing the best experience for our guests year after year.”
One&Only Ocean Club, the luxurious and exclusive resort in The Bahamas, has been recognised by Travel+Leisure World’s Best Awards as one of the best resorts in the Caribbean, Bermuda and The Bahamas earning the #6 place. The resort has recently commenced renovations to the classic Hartford Wing which, when completed, will offer completely expanded and enhanced guest rooms and suites. The resort is also looking forward to the expansion of its dining options within Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Dune restaurant, and will be introducing a new beachfront pool. Overlooking the best beach in The Bahamas, this timeless and elegant resort is a perfect escape for couples and families alike.
Located in the heart of the buzzing Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, One&Only Cape Town is an urban resort located in one of the most vibrant cities, and has been listed in the top 5 of the World’s Best City Hotels in Africa and the Middle East by Travel+Leisure readers. One&Only Cape Town features ultimate dining experiences, with local favourite Reuben’s restaurant by Chef Reuben Riffel, who hosts monthly Wine&Dine evenings with the some of the country’s best wine makers, and well-known celebrity chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa’s Nobu, serving guests traditional Japanese with a Peruvian twist. With striking views of iconic Table Mountain, and offering guests one of the best spas in the city, the One&Only Spa is located on its own private island amongst the lush waterways of the marina and is perfect for indulgent, pampering days. The resort is ideally located, central to nightlife and entertainment and perfect to enjoy the unique adventures the city has to offer, including wildlife safaris, wine country excursions, and many more.