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One&Only Resorts Celebrate Rankings in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards 2020

One&Only, a collection of ultra-luxury resorts in the most exotic places in the world, is honoured to once again be recognised in the annual Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. Now in its 25th year, Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards celebrate the ultimate in hospitality and travel. A survey of global travellers, the awards designate the best hotels, destinations, cities, and more. This year, One&Only Resorts has ranked #5 for Top Hotel Brands in the World; Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley has ranked #3 for Best Resort Hotels in Australia and New Zealand; One&Only Cape Town has ranked #5 for Best Africa City Hotels and One&Only Palmilla has ranked #15 for Best Resort Hotels in Mexico.

Nestled between the Wollemi and Gardens of Stone National Parks in the World Heritage listed Greater Blue Mountains, two and a half hours drive from Sydney, Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is a world-leading example of carbon-neutral conservation and sustainable design. Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley is an ultra-luxury resort with sustainability at its heart. Since opening in 2009, the resort has maintained carbon-neutral certification from internationally accredited carboNZero programme, for over ten consecutive years. 

Framed by the towering natural wonder of Table Mountain, the ultra-luxury One&Only Cape Town is a tranquil enclave nestled in the heart of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, surrounded by mesmerizing waterways. With award-winning Sommelier Luvo Ntezo, world-renowned Nobu restaurant, exclusive benchmark Spa Island and other endless opportunities to relax or explore the city through curated experiences, One&Only Cape Town provides an unforgettable experience in South Africa’s thriving capital.

Located on one of the few swimmable beaches in Los Cabos, One&Only Palmilla boasts sweeping views of the Sea of Cortez and some of the most luxurious accommodations in Mexico. The idyllic destination offers a sanctuary-like spa with wellness experiences inspired by ancient traditions coupled with modern techniques, a choice of world-class culinary offerings and warm, gracious Mexican hospitality.

About One&Only

Created exclusively for the ultra-luxury market, One&Only is conceived as a hallmark of excellence. Set in some of the most beautiful locales in the world, each award-winning resort offers guests a distinctive style and personality borne of its local culture, a genuine hospitality and a lively energy that is unrivalled. The exclusive collection includes One&Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives; One&Only Le Saint Géran in Mauritius; One&Only Royal Mirage and One&Only The Palm in Dubai; One&Only Palmilla and One&Only Mandarina in Mexico; One&Only Cape Town in South Africa; Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley in The Blue Mountains in Australia; One&Only Desaru Coast in Malaysia; and One&Only Nyungwe House and One&Only Gorilla’s Nest in Rwanda. As part of the new portfolio, One&Only will be opening One&Only Portonovi in Montenegro in 2021. Additional resorts in development include One&Only Kéa Island in Greece and One&Only One Za’abeel in Dubai as well as communities of One&Only Private Homes around the world. More information on One&Only is available at