Are you engaged + dreaming of a beautiful Southern California Wedding? We do not blame you as this is one of the most beautiful places on earth to get married! From the choice of being secluded in the mountains, to having it on the stunning Pacific Coast for a beach wedding, you cannot go wrong as every location has a view that will have your guests in complete awe! If you have started to research wedding venues in San Diego, you have probably noticed that there are SO many to choose from, so it may be just a tad overwhelming! As experienced San Diego Wedding Planners, we are here to make this process easier for you! After experiencing many weddings in this magnificent location, we have listed below 10 Breathtaking San Diego Wedding Venues to help you with this decision, and to help you plan your dream day! xo
Carmel Mountain Ranch
There are many reasons as to why we chose this location for our very first styled shoot when we opened up a branch in San Diego! At Carmel Mountain Ranch Estate, they believe that the start of your new life together or any celebration should be nothing less than extraordinary, and they truly show this with their great reputation for outstanding service, exceptional cuisine, and their attention to detail.
Their outdoor garden offers the ultimate open-air wedding experience with your reception only steps away in their spacious Mountain View Terrace Room with 180 degrees of breathtaking views of the mountain terrain. Complete with elegant settings, ornate chandeliers, high vaulted ceilings, crown molding, custom hardwood dance floor and all the extras, their wedding staff will ensure your special day is nothing less than perfect.
Hotel Del Coronado
Now this is where ocean view wedding dreams are made of! A wedding should be iconic, just like your love story, and for over a century, Hotel Del Coronado (also known as The Del) has hosted generations of newlyweds and the friends and family who adore them. Go California casual on our sparkling sands, or channel the glamour of Old Hollywood among the wood-domed ceilings and chandeliers of the historic Crown Room or Ballroom.
Feast and Fareway
Feast & Fareway is a stunning golf club wedding venue located in Coronado, CA. Celebrations held within the various event spaces at Feast & Fareway can benefit from the delightful views of the expansive golf course and the Coronado Bridge. Here, couples can enjoy both indoor and outdoor venues for their special day. Ceremonies can be held on the Fareway Patio with stylish reception events taking place within either the Fareway Room or Clubhouse Room. Between the beautiful event spaces and the gorgeous views, this venue creates unforgettable occasions!
Harbor View Loft
Harbor View Loft has quickly gained a reputation as one of the best San Diego wedding venues. With designated areas for both the ceremony and reception, you will be able to plan your entire event in and around their property. The picturesque view of the harbor appeals to destination wedding couples and locals alike. Whether you are looking for elegant, modern, popular, or affordable wedding venues in San Diego, Harbor View Loft is the perfect venue for you!
Imagine getting married on one of the most beautiful ocean cliffs in all of California – it is possible at the Cuvier Club! This San Diego wedding venue can accommodate up to 300 guests for a ceremony, sit down reception and a dance floor. It features an amazing bougainvillea garden with stamped antique concrete, a separate cocktail reception location on site before the dinner reception fun begins. From the floors to the ceiling, to the ambiance that sets the mood, from the beginning to the end, this venue sets the standard for making all your wishes come to fruition at a price and value that is hard to beat.
San Diego Zoo + Safari Park
Couples looking for adventure, romance, and a one-of-a-kind wedding day can continue their love story at the San Diego Zoo + Safari Park. Exchange vows and dance the night away in an area featuring lush green foliage, or catch a glimpse of exotic animals from tigers to rhinos and giraffes. The best celebrations incorporate personal, fun, and unique touches that keep guests smiling and talking about the event long after the last dance, which is just what this venue will provide!
Located in Encinitas, CA, Alila Marea Beach Resort is a beachfront destination situated on the coast of California. Elevated above the Pacific coast, you can say “I Do” to the sound of the waves in the background, toast under the glow of a brilliant sunset, and dance into the night caressed by coastal breezes. Their distinctive venue options include an oceanfront bluff, an open-air terrace, and an elegant ballroom where you can celebrate in style with up to 300 of your closest friends and loved ones. At Alila Marea, a blissful beginning to your Happily Ever After awaits!
Coasterra is a beautiful & unique wedding venue, that is located right on the San Diego Bay directly across from downtown San Diego – so to say the views are incredible, is a complete understatement! They have multiple different options for where you can host your wedding events, and can host anywhere up to as many as 1,400 guests at a time!
The Ultimate Skybox
Now the next two are for you sports fanatics that want to be in the heart of Downtown San Diego, and love a beautiful view! The first venue called The Ultimate Skybox, which is located on the top floor of DiamondView Tower, and is a venue that can guarantee an incredible time & experience! Not only is this an amazing place to get married, but the staff is even more amazing & will make sure your day is a dream!
The Lane is the second San Diego Wedding Venue that you should add to your list if you love sports, or just if you even want to be in the heart of downtown and love a gorgeous view! This beautiful location sits on the historic land that housed the original Padres Stadium–Lane Field, and offers 12,000 sq feet of versatile interior & exterior event space.
The layout was intentionally designed to create an effortless flow between the two interconnected gathering areas and a partially covered waterfront terrace. The elevated 3,500 sq foot terrace overlooks the bay and Lane Field Park; ideal for ceremonies, cocktail hours, sunset cheers + much more!
Need Help Finding Your Dream San Diego Wedding Venue?
We would be so honored to help you plan + execute your dream day in this beautiful location, and you may be surprised how affordable it can be! Learn more about our San Diego Wedding Planners + Wedding Planning Packages! xo
Nationwide wedding planning service The Simply Elegant Group® creates joyful celebrations of love for engaged couples, while saving them money through a simple + stress-free experience. Our Team has collectively planned over 4,500 events nationwide, making our team some of the most experienced wedding planners in the US.
Nationwide wedding planning service, The Simply Elegant Group® , creates joyful celebrations of love for engaged couples, while saving them money through a simple + stress-free experience.