California’s Best Hotels for Luxury Weddings


For the discriminating west-coast bride seeking the best of luxury weddings, location is everything. Beautiful grounds, architecture, and photo-ops are crucial for the biggest day of your life. Rest assured– we’ve compiled a list of glamorous hotel wedding venues that won’t disappoint.

Located in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, The Terranea Resort creates a glamorous milieu for your picture-perfect wedding. The Southern-California vibe of the property also has the sophistication of a Mediterranean estate. Gather your guests for a ceremony against a gorgeous oceanfront sunset and enjoy the Catalina Island backdrop.

Host your wedding reception in the famed Venetian Room at The Fairmont San Francisco where Tony Bennett first sang, “I Left my Heart in San Francisco.” The light, airy space with an elaborately decorated 22ft ceiling is the perfect place for your family to celebrate a sophisticated event in style.

Take in La Costa Resort and Spa’s sprawling landscape complete with green golf courses and garden terraces. Walk down an aisle of stone pathways to say “I Do” in a beautiful, warm sanctuary fit for your perfect day. Located in Carlsbad, CA, La Costa provides a scenic and intimate location for a memorable event.

Last but certainly not least, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel of Dana Point, CA sets the standard for romantic scenery. Choose from three oceanfront lawns and terraces for groups of any size and take in the magnificent panoramic view of the area’s natural landscape.