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Avila Beach Resort

Avila Beach Wedding Venue
6464 Ana Bay Drive
Avila Beach, California 93424
Contact: Sales
Phone: 805/595-4000x503

Why We Like This Place

So…you’re planning an intimate party for 1,000 of your best friends. And you want to be close to the beach and have gorgeous views. Where on earth can you find such a place? Avila Beach Resort between San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach! This is a golf course with a special events facility, the largest on the Central Coast. It’s an exceptional destination for banquets, weddings and other celebrations, affording breathtaking panoramic views of Avila Beach, Avila Valley and the Pacific Ocean.

The primary event area is an expansive, manicured lawn situated between the fairway’s ninth and tenth holes. From here you can see for miles, watch the water ebb and flow out of Avila Beach and take in a glorious sunset. And if you’d like an outdoor event with an indoor feel, set up a tent (or two!) on the lawn. Using a little imagination, you can customize the mood inside the tent, from glitzy and elegant to sultry nightclub chic. Tents come with clear-sided panels so you’ll always have a guaranteed beach view. The resort provides a portable dance floor and can accommodate the needs of any size band. Just steps from the event area, you can host a more intimate reception on the tented Patio and adjoining open-air cocktail area that’s covered in string lights.

The brand new Beach Club offers a large Club Room, a cocktail lounge and a spacious Terrace, which can all be combined to create an easy flow for an intimate event. Glowing fireplaces, vaulted ceilings and natural light from the abundant windows (which also frame panoramic views!) create a warm and festive atmosphere.

Avila Beach Resort can handle the grandest parties with ease. Some of the events it plays host to every year are the Central Coast Wine Classic, the Memorial Weekend Beer & Blues Festival, Pops by the Sea Concert, and many other concerts. What brings them back time after time? The loveliness of the setting—especially at night, when the lighted tents glow like giant lanterns against the dark background of the ocean.

And the service. No matter how large or small your group is, your guests will always feel well taken care of. The resort staff will spare no effort to make sure everything is perfect, down to the tiniest detail. No wonder they were chosen by Strictly Business Magazine as the winner of the Best of Business Banquet Services Award. It’s unusual for a facility that serves large numbers of people so effortlessly to retain its warm-and-comfy quality, but this one does. And that’s the truth.




  • Max. Seated Indoors: 150
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 1000

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 80
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 1000
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 300
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 1000


  • Max. Seated: 80

CEREMONY CAPACITY: The Beachfront Lawn accommodates up to 1,000 seated for an outdoor, oceanfront ceremony, the Mountain View Ceremony site holds 250 seated outdoors, and the Patio Tent can hold 150 indoors.

EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The Beach House Club Room holds 90 seated and 300 standing guests indoors. The Club House Terrace can seat up to 45 guests. Ocean View Patio Tent holds 80 seated; Ocean View Patio, Green and Cocktail area “Under The Stars” package holds 300 seated or 350 standing guests. Beachfront Lawn holds up to 300 seated or 350 standing. Custom Tented and “Under The Stars” options are available for parties of 250 and up.


Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

A $1,000 nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve the date. 50% of the balance is due 90 days prior, and the final balance is due 14 days prior to the event. Wedding packages that include a variety of amenities start at $4,000 depending on guest count, day of the week and space rented.

Location Uses

Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners


Catering: select from preferred list
Kitchen Facilities: none
Tables & Chairs: provided up to 300
Linens, Silver, etc.: through caterer
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: provided
Bride’s & Groom’s Dressing Area: Yes, for a fee
Meeting Equipment: CBA
Parking: large lots
Accommodations: 30 guestrooms
Outdoor Night Lighting: yes
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: no
Cleanup: caterer or renter
View: Pacific Ocean, fairways, Avila Beach

Venue Views

Golf Course Fairways
Landscaped Grounds

Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility
Beach Wedding Ceremony
Golf Course/Golf Clubhouse
Waterfront/Beach Location


Alcohol: Full bar included, outside WBC with corkage fee
Smoking: outside only
Music: amplified OK until 10pm
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: required all renters and vendors

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