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Dana Point and Weddings Go Together Like You And Your Sweetheart

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Weddings in Dana Point

You deserve an extraordinary wedding day from the food to the flowers to the decor. Dana Point wedding venues provide the spectacular backdrop you’ve always dreamed of. Take advantage of unparalleled access to the Southern California coastline with a sunset ceremony, and embrace luxury with a reception in a glamorous ballroom. Looking for something more low-key? Rent a Dana Point park overlooking the Pacific Ocean. No matter your vision or budget, your Dana Point wedding will be perfect.

Dana Point Wedding Venues

At Dana Point wedding venues, you’ll be able to plan every detail of your wedding day, knowing that when you say “I do,” it’ll be at one of the most beautiful places on earth. We know we’re biased, but the beauty of our beaches and dramatic cliffs really are breathtaking.

Dana Point wedding venues give you access to indoor and outdoor event space for every budget along with catering services that will make your taste buds tingle, accommodations that will keep you comfortable and an experience your guests won’t soon forget!

Oceanfront Resorts

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel marries the natural beauty and relaxed spirit of Dana Point with attentive service and luxury amenities. Couples can work with the oceanfront resort to select from a variety of jaw-dropping venues ocean front lawn ceremonies with panoramic views, creating a picture-perfect day to elegant ballroom receptions with 18 Dana Point venue choices and 8 outdoor lawn and terrace choices.  The Ritz Carlton welcomes all faiths and cultures, while offering their on-site chef-driven culinary program loves to focus on South Asian weddings while balancing a variety of options for your special day, from artistic plated meals to family-style selections, buffets, and customized menus. Start planning your dream wedding or occasion today.

Waldorf Astoria Wedding Venues offers captivating oceanfront wedding venues for intimate outdoor ceremonies or large-scale affairs. Choose from spaces such as the The Pacific Ballroom or toast to the occasion with a cocktail reception in the Pacific Promenade, “Hall of Mirrors” and work with our wedding specialists to plan an unforgettable experience that includes the perfect photography backdrop. From the views of our Juliette balcony, the lush and bright Botanical Garden, the Grand Lawn, or a semi private wedding on the Pacific lawn.  Both indoors and out, Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club is an effortlessly romantic setting for the celebration of a lifetime.

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa Surrounded by gorgeous gardens and lawn space, Laguna Cliffs Marriott offers weddings with both an ocean and harbor view and invites you and your guests to gather at a destination American author Henry Dana called “the most romantic spot on the California coast.” Blended with indoor and outdoor facilities from three distinct ocean view venues to ballrooms such as the namesake of Dana Point. Plan a wedding from 10 people to 600 guests. Customize a breathtaking ceremony and reception and celebrate with ease.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Doheny Beach blends chic boutique style with a casual beach house personality. Featuring flexible indoor and outdoor venue spaces, including a rooftop deck with ambient market lights and greenery walls, this beachfront hotel offers the perfect venue to stay and celebrate.

Beaches and Parks

Couples can take advantage of Dana Point’s year-round sunshine by reserving Dana Point parks that overlook the Pacific Ocean or get married on the beach–no shoes required. These outdoor venues are perfect for intimate Dana Point weddings. All parks and most Dana Point beaches require permits to host your wedding, and many get booked out a year in advance, so make sure to plan in advance!

Reserve your outdoor wedding venue in Dana Point through the Parks and Recreation department.

Uniquely Dana Point Wedding Venues

The Ocean Institute makes weddings unforgettable with the Pacific Ocean in the background along with a historic tall ship. The intimate venue can accommodate large weddings of up to 200 guests.

The Blue Lantern Inn can provide the library or the entire inn for your Dana Point wedding. The boutique hotel, named a ‘Top U.S. Seaside Inn’ by Travel and Leisure Magazine, overlooks the harbor and puts your wedding and guests in the heart of Dana Point.

Dana Point Yacht Club gives you the feeling and privacy of a private little island in Dana Point. Wedding packages can include everything from the space and seating to catering. Work with them to plan the seaside wedding of your dreams.

Looking for a ‘you, me and the sea’ special moment? Say “I do” on the water on your very own private charter with Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari or Dana Wharf Whale Watching.