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Carneros Resort and Spa

Napa Wedding Venue
4048 Sonoma Highway
Napa, California 94559
Contact: Wedding Specialist
Phone: 707/299-4967

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Why We Like This Place

Nestled among 28 acres of rolling hills, grapevines, and unspoiled farmland, the Carneros Resort and Spa is a one-of-a-kind setting. The venue's architectural style is based on cues from the local countryside—barns, silos and ranchers' cottages—but rendered with a shot of industrial soul. The result is a clean, modernist aesthetic—and the perfect balance of rustic charm and unpretentious luxury.

Beautifully landscaped walking paths meander through flowering gardens with fountains to all the facilities on the property. At The Arbor, their premier ceremony location, you can exchange vows against a backdrop of Napa Valley vineyards and distant mountains. This site also boasts a number of enhancements, including a lovely trellis, water feature, lush plantings—even drought-tolerant, heel-friendly turf!

A wide range of inspiring event locations can accommodate the size and style of almost any celebration. The Napa and Sonoma Ballrooms showcase the resort's unique design with their soaring peaked roofs, handcrafted barn-board walls, and state-of-the-art lighting and sound. Both ballrooms, which can be divided into smaller sections for more intimate events, are filled with natural light and open onto the Carneros Courtyard through multiple sets of French doors.

The Carneros Courtyard is custom-made for outdoor gatherings. Along with its spacious lawn and stone fireplace, it's wired for sound and has festival lighting. It's a dream spot for an open-air cocktail reception or post-dinner cigars and cognac by a roaring fire.

For rehearsal dinners or smaller weddings and private events, reserve the Hilltop Restaurant. Its patios flank the signature infinity-edged pool, and whether you're entertaining inside the restaurant or out, you'll enjoy a breathtaking view of the hills and surrounding vineyards.

Wine tasting is a favorite pastime in the valley, but the resort offers a long list of other tempting activities. Let's start with eating: In addition to the Hilltop Dining Room, the FARM and The Boon Fly Café round out a trio of great on-site restaurants. Get the blood moving with a yoga class, a round of bocce ball, or a swim in the lap pool (where you can recover from your exertions by lounging on the elevated deck beneath a cooling shade trellis). The Fitness Barn, overlooking the pool, provides plenty of equipment and features retractable walls to take advantage of the Napa weather. For a more relaxing approach to improving your well being, head to the Spa at the Resort. Here, you'll find an extensive menu of massages, body treatments, facials, products, and much more—all in a tranquil, healing environment.

At the end of a thoroughly satisfying day, your own little hideaway awaits. Indulge in an outdoor shower for two on your private patio with a view of bucolic vineyards and rolling hills. Then luxuriate in the heated slate floors, 800-thread-count sheets, and a match-ready fireplace. Although The Carneros Resort and Spa is only an hour from San Francisco, you'll feel like you've traveled to another world, a place where beauty and serenity reign and every one of your sophisticated desires is catered to.

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  • Max. Seated Indoors: 175
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 175

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 175
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 175
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 175
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 175


  • Max. Seated: 175

CEREMONY, EVENT/RECEPTION & MEETING CAPACITY: The Resort holds up to 175 guests indoors or outdoors, seated or standing.

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

50% of the estimated event total is required to secure your date. An additional 25% is due both 9 and 6 months prior to the event, and the balance is due 14 days prior. The rental fee ranges $8,000–12,000 depending on the space reserved. The food & beverage minimum starts at $200/person. Tax and a 20% service charge are additional.

Location Uses

Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners
On-Site Accommodations


Catering: in-house
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: provided
Bride's Dressing Area: CBA
AV/Meeting Equipment: CBA
Parking: large lot
Accommodations: 86 cottages and private homes
Outdoor Night Lighting: yes
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: BBQ CBA
Cleanup: provided
View: garden, meadow, mountains, vineyards, hills, pool
Other: spa services

Venue Views

Garden Patio/Courtyard
Landscaped Grounds
Pool Area

Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility


Alcohol: in-house
Smoking: outdoors only
Music: amplified OK indoors; outdoors, acoustic only with volume restrictions
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: not required

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Alternate Info: Previously known as: The Carneros Inn