Along the coast of the Pacific Ocean, The Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel provides a stunning setting for that unforgettable beach wedding location and reception. They set a new standard in romantic elegance with the natural grace and beauty of the coast. With its beautiful architecture, this venue creates breathtaking panoramic views of the beach that accompanies the natural setting. It’s the sophisticated and elegant location you’ve always wanted for your wedding day.
The Ritz Carlton is considered by many as one of the better wedding venues in Southern California. It provides various spaces for ceremonies and receptions, so if you’re planning a grand event or just a smaller intimate one, they have what you need for your party size and nuptial needs. They also provide events from bridal showers at afternoon tea to martini nights for bachelor parties.
There are multiple venues within their hotel to select from to hold your wedding ceremony.
The Monarch Bay Sunset Terrace is a private, Spanish-tiled courtyard that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. This oceanfront setting is a picture-perfect location that seats up to 74 guests and doubles as a reception area, as well.
For a grander event, The Gazebo Lawn is your lush ceremony location that can sit up to 550 guests, and it too provides beautiful panoramic views of the coast and Pacific Ocean. This unique location provides the soothing waves crashing from below and the ocean breeze.
The Pacific Promenade Lawn contains a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean and northern coast alongside a lush lawn that is lined with richly colored gardens and native palms. This gives you the backdrop of the California Rivera for you and your guests to always have a wonderful, treasured experience here. This can sit up to 275 guests.
The Ritz-Carlton also provides a multitude of venues for receptions to choose from as well.
The Plaza, with it’s French-made doors, opens up to a view of the ocean from the private half-moon balcony. It offers that classic touch of crystal chandeliers and white marble fireplace. Perfect for up to 74 guests.
The Terrace Salon reminisces the peacefulness of the Pacific Ocean with a private balcony. It compliments with creamy gold and beige tones surrounded by mother of pearl wall panel creating that “play of light” atmosphere for up to 150 guests.
The Pavilion features crystal chandeliers and domed ceilings. The Pavilion is one of their premiere ocean front reception sites, providing the 180-degree view of ocean, beach and north coastline. This is wonderful for up to 200 guests.
The Pacific Promenade Ballroom is considered one of the most unique ballrooms in Southern California. It contains floor-to-ceiling windows and open-air marble foyer that welcomes your guests into the atmosphere of secluded privacy for up to 275 guests.
The Ritz Carlton Ballroom is perfect for that grand event of up to 550 guests. The room provides that California elegance with contemporary accents in their largest event space.
The Dana Lawn is the perfect spot for a cocktail reception and alfresco dinner. With the reception fitting up to 700, dinners up to 420, this is the perfect place for that lush ocean view lawn.
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If you want to learn more about The Ritz Carlton as your wedding destination or for other activities, click the link above or below to visit their website. To visit them in person, they are located at One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629 or call them at 949-240-2000.
- Perfect for your out-of-town guests to book their hotel stay on property.
- They are a “Green Wedding Mission” providing the Eco-friendly alternatives when planning social occasions.
- They personally create and customize an organic menu.
- Ceremony sites that overlook the beautiful beaches below.
- Ample parking for guests.
- Perfect place to stay after your wedding.
- One of the nicest venues Orange County has to offer.
- Offers multiple ceremony and reception sites.
- Can accommodate large weddings.
- Absolutely stunning views.
- Delightful hotels rooms to get ready in.
- Very professional staff.
- One of our favorite venues in Orange County.