If you are looking for somewhere unique to share your special day and say your “I do’s” then the Gondola Getaway is just what you may have been looking for. Gondola Getaway is a Romantic & Entertaining ride on a custom Gondola that cruises through the waterways of Naples Islands in Long Beach, CA in Southern California.
Gondola Getaway has been in business for over 35 years and with its authentic Venetian gondolas, they bring a thousand year tradition from Venice, Italy to the southland. Enjoy your cruise through the canals of Naples Island, which is located near Belmont Shore. Cruises take place every day of the week and generally last for one hour. Your wedding is just as important to them as any other location, so they up their game even more to make you special day just that… special!
Have guests coming in from out of town or are just looking for things to do in Long Beach? Several hotels are found in the area including The Queen Mary! This historic hotel was a 1936 ocean liner. Right across the bay from this venue is the Aquarium of the Pacific – the biggest aquarium in Southern California. Other Long Beach activities that your guests would enjoy include kayaking, the annual Long Beach Grand Prix, harbor cruises, a Ferris wheel, skating along the boardwalk and amazing little shops and diners along Second Street. Not to mention dinners along The Pike and Shoreline Village. Many places to choose from for your reception location.
Long Beach’s downtown government area is loaded with buildings with unique architecture flair to them.
In addition, the Gondola Getaway offers amazing ocean backdrops for your wedding photos and Three16 Photography would be honored to create those memories for you. Gondola Getaway is a unique wedding opportunity that is romantic and an entertaining.
If you want to learn more about Gondola Getaway for your wedding venue & catering destination or for other activities, click the link above or below to visit their website. To visit them in person, they are located at 5437 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90803 or call them at 562-433-9595.
- Very unique venue.
- Ceremonies only with no more than 40 guests and is outdoors only.
- Many locations nearby that you can have your reception at.
- Ceremony can be on the water with your own personal gondolier to steer your gondola as they are man-powered.
- Extremely unique wedding experience.
- Has a very nice intimate feel to your ceremony.
- Great photo opportunities.