Endless Romance. Stunning Beauty. Exceptional Service.

WEDDINGS & CELEBRATIONS

The perfect place to begin your life together, the resort combines romantic gardens and groves for special moments, stunning accommodations, glowing lantern lit pathways, relaxing couples’ treatments at The Spa, and the ultimate in dining and service. And, with our dedicated concierge team to ensure that every moment is simply breathtaking, there is no better place to get married or honeymoon in the San Diego area than the Forbes’ 5-star rated, Relais & Chateaux Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa.

Intimate courtyards privately tucked away, trickling fountains, pristine lawns, dramatic views, and award-winning cuisine set the stage for your perfect San Diego wedding celebration and reception. And your dedicated wedding specialist will work closely with you so that every detail is anticipated and every luxury arranged – from the planning and reception to hot air balloon landings and a horse-and-carriage sendoff. And, after the celebration, you and your guests can easily escape to the comfort and relaxation of our luxury San Diego resort’s spacious casitas.

Ensuring your wedding day is as perfect as you dreamed. As you prepare for the most memorable day of your life, decisions abound. Guest lists. Music. Venues. Dining. One simple choice you can make to ensure a truly flawless wedding is Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa. Whether you’re having an intimate event for 10 people or a lavish wedding for up to 500 guests, the 45 acres at Rancho Valencia create an elegant and remarkable setting for unforgettable year-round San Diego weddings and wedding receptions.

Call 858-759-6259 or email groupevents@ranchovalencia.com to inquire today.

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    Far from ordinary.....

    Bridget and Justin

    “Far from ordinary. Simply perfect. Dream, create, and customize your perfect celebration with the lush, romantic canvas of Rancho Valencia.

    “Brava! Thank you for our perfect wedding day that was so exquisitely put together. My daughter, friends and family felt so pampered by the food, decor and fabulous staff who went out of their way to make our day special.”

    – C.S.H.

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    ENDLESS ROMANCE

    Erin and LA

    “Dream, create, and customize your perfect celebration with the lush, romantic atmosphere of Rancho Valencia as your canvas. Photos courtesy of Garret Richardson.

    “From the beginning planning stages to our wedding day, your entire Rancho Valencia team went above and beyond to create the perfect moment for my husband and I, and our family and guests.  I can’t thank you enough for your attention to detail, incredible service, and the most beautiful ceremony venue and reception!”

    – L.R.S.

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    Far from Ordinary

    Matt and Cat

    “Dream, create, and customize your perfect celebration with the lush, romantic atmosphere of Rancho Valencia as your canvas. Photos courtesy of The Youngrens photography.

    “We are absolutely in love with Rancho Valencia!  Thank you again for our perfect wedding. Our families and guests cannot stop talking about how magical the entire weekend was.  The service, food, and entire staff was just incredible, and the atmosphere could not have been more romantic!”

    – J.L.B.

  • Bride and groom walking down the aisle
    Far from Ordinary

    Taryn and Keith

    “Dream, create, and customize your perfect celebration with the lush, romantic atmosphere of Rancho Valencia as your canvas. Photos courtesy of Garret Richardson.

    “Your Rancho Valencia team far exceeded our wildest expectations in making our wedding day so special.  The service combined with our gorgeous ceremony and reception spaces made our day so perfect.  Your little touches and attention to every request and detail just blew us away.  We are still dreaming about our wedding day!”

    – B.R.F.

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    Far from Ordinary

    Lauren and Valli

    “Dream, create, and customize your perfect celebration with the lush, romantic atmosphere of Rancho Valencia as your canvas.

    “Rancho Valencia is the most beautiful resort I have ever seen and I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect place to host our wedding.  Your staff, our gorgeous reception, the delicious meals and the service were absolute perfection.  Thank you for making our day so special!”

    – R.R.M.

THE PERFECT BACKDROP

The only Relais & Chateaux resort in Southern California, the stunning, airy, and wildly romantic Rancho Valencia Resort provides the perfect natural canvas on which to create your perfect celebration. Whether an intimate event for 10 or a grand celebration for 400, the lush, floral Rancho Valencia property creates an extraordinarily stunning setting for an unforgettable celebration, any time of year. Our San Diego wedding venues offer intimate courtyards privately tucked away, trickling fountains, pristine lawns, dramatic views, and award-winning cuisine set the stage for the perfect celebration. With Rancho Valencia’s dedicated wedding and event specialists tending to every detail, every need is anticipated and every luxury arranged — from the planning and reception to an ultimate sendoff. And after the celebration at our wedding venues in Southern California, guests easily retire to the comfort and relaxation of our luxury casitas.

Stunning, Intimate, Captivating San Diego Wedding Venues

A Rancho Valencia Wedding

THE CROQUET LAWN

Surrounded by beds of hibiscus and bougainvillea, and shaded by towering palms and California live oaks, the 10,000 square-foot croquet lawn has played host to events from simply elegant to stunningly lavish for up to 500 guests. The lawn may be tented, or events can take place in an open-air setting under the stars.

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THE VALENCIA LAWN

Situated in one of the most beautiful gardens at Rancho Valencia, this expanse of gently-rolling lawn, surrounded by our Mediterranean casitas and beautiful coral trees, makes for a magical event site for up to 500 guests.

THE SUNRISE ROOM

Named for the morning sunlight that floods the space, this room is the epitome of Rancho Valencia style. The open-beamed ceiling and turqouise fireplace create a warm and cozy setting for luncheons and dinners. The Sunrise Room can accommodate up to 40 guests for meals and, with the addition of the adjacent Sunrise Terrace, up to 220 guests.

THE SUNRISE PATIO

This private courtyard is the perfect setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The bleached-wood trellis adorned with climbing white roses is picture-perfect for exchanging vows. Flowerbeds overflowing with more white roses, bougainvillea and hibiscus, a bubbling fountain, and saltillo tiles underfoot create a magical setting in which to gather family and friends for ceremonies of up to 220 guests. This space can also accommodate 150 guests for cocktail hour, 100 guests for dinner, and makes an excellent welcome dinner or post-wedding brunch location.

THE ROSE GARDEN

A very intimate ceremony site accommodating up to 50 guests for a private ceremony, reception, or photoshoot.

THE TERRACE BALLROOM & PATIO

The Terrace Ballroom offers intimacy and versatility, with French doors that open onto a covered terrace framed by a series of arches and surrounded by vibrant bougainvillea. This 2,000-square-foot space can accommodate up to 200 when joined with the Terrace Patio, and features expansive lighting options and versatile seating arrangements, as well as a foyer for greeting guests.

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THE HACIENDA

This private, 5,000 square foot, three-bedroom villa is perfect for intimate weddings up to 120 guests, with a lush backyard garden filled with beautiful flowers and an inviting pool area. Perfect for a Rehearsal Dinner, Welcome Reception, or a Farewell Brunch.

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THE WINE CAVE

The opulent and intimate Wine Cave is the perfect setting for your bridemaids’ luncheon, rehearsal dinner, or wedding shower. Accommodating up to 22 seated guests, it is the perfect setting for an intimate and elevated pre- or post- wedding soirée.

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    CUSTOM MENU CREATION

    Personal Attention to Every Detail

    Our culinary and event teams offer personal, curated, customized menus, with exceptional service in absolute luxury for your perfect, unforgettable celebration.

    With a vast offering of lush, intimate, and captivating indoor and outdoor spaces of all sizes, Rancho Valencia provides a beautiful venue for all, from small gatherings to lavish events, weddings, and everything in between. Combined with our exceptional 5-star service and delicious coastal ranch cuisine, Rancho Valencia is the perfect backdrop for your celebration.