Spanish colonial architecture. Rose gardens. Hibiscus lawns. Twinkle lights. Vast blue skies. California sun. Couples looking for a fairytale wedding venue in Southern California must consider the number one rated resort in California, and one of the finest in the world, Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa.
Rick and I just LOVE the architecture at Rancho Valencia. Shooting at this resort is a photographer’s dream. Here’s some more info on this gorgeous luxury wedding venue, if we haven’t already sold you.
Rancho Valencia is an award-winning five-star luxury resort and spa perfect for couples seeking upscale, scenic, and natural beauty for their wedding venue. With 45 acres of impeccable landscape and lavish accommodations, including exceptional farm to table dining, spa, and suites, Rancho Valencia goes beyond compare.
With five stunning venues catered to small and large weddings, 49 private casitas, and extensive activities for their guests, couples can feel the ease that their wedding expectations will be met, and then some.
The Croquet Lawn is surrounded by open-air, hibiscus, bougainvillea, and palm trees on 8,400 sq. ft. Large enough for 500 guests, the lawn is ideal for sweethearts looking for natural romance and breathtaking elegance.
Couples looking for optional shelter should consider the Sunrise Room and Terrace. This option includes roses, bougainvillea, a bubbling fountain in a private courtyard for their reception, as well as a bleached-wood trellis adjourned with white roses perfect for the ceremony. The sunrise room and terrace hold up to 240 guests.
Secluded and intimate, Rancho Valencia’s Rose Garden venue is perfect for a more private ceremony . Overlooking an olive grove and covered by Century palm trees, this venue is best for couples with 30 guests or less. Beautiful topography will make for flawless wedding day photographs.
The Terrace Ballroom and Patio is 2,000 sq. ft. indoor French-inspired luxury. Fitting 200 guests, with a terrace patio framed by bougainvillea and soft lighting, this option is versatile and weatherproof.
Last but not least is the Valencia lawn. With space for 500 guests, this lawn with beautiful scenery is the picture of outdoor grandeur.
Beyond accommodating weddings of all sizes, Rancho Valencia offers elopement, vow renewal, midweek, and winter wedding packages with specials and price reductions depending.
If you chose Rancho Valencia for your wedding location, not only can we bet that you’ll have an unforgettable experience. We can assure you that your photos will be incredible.