From Santa Monica to Long Beach: 7 of the Best Waterfront Wedding Venues

The coast of Los Angeles county is home to some truly stunning waterfront venues from top to bottom. Whether you’re picturing a luxurious 1920s Spanish-style villa, a magnificent 102-acre coastal resort, or a nautical-chic boutique hotel you’re sure to find it here. Check out our curated list of our favorite waterfront venues from Santa Monica to Long Beach.


The Neighborhood Church

Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Fab Features: perched atop the cliffs of Palos Verdes overlooking the Santa Monica Bay, the Neighborhood Church has hosted Wedding ceremonies for nearly 75 years • exchange vows amongst panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean from Redondo Beach to Malibu • celebrate in the historic seaside mansion featuring intricate ceiling murals and ocean views

Price: $ • $$

The Portofino Hotel and Marina

Redondo Beach, California

Fab Features: nautical-chic boutique hotel set on a lush private peninsula • ceremonies on the Seaside Lawn overlooking the Pacific • 2 distinctive ballrooms both boasting floor-to-ceiling windows that offer unobstructed views of the sparkling sea

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

La Venta Inn

Palos Verdes Estates, California

Fab Features: luxurious 1920s Spanish-style villa • garden ceremonies with breathtaking panoramic ocean views • the Great Room is designed with an open-beamed ceiling, antique wrought-iron chandeliers, and a grand fireplace

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

Santa Monica, California

Fab Features: a stunning waterfront hotel with several ceremony and reception spaces • exchange vows on the soft sand of the iconic Santa Monica Beach or the sun-filled atrium • their seasoned Wedding Specialists will attend to every detail down to a custom cake created by their own in-house pastry chef

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

Long Beach Museum of Art

Long Beach, CA

Fab Features: a restored 1912 brick-and-timber Craftsman-style residence • open-air or tented celebrations on the lawn overlooking Long Beach Harbor • the museum will handle all your catering needs and provide rental equipment (tables, chairs, linens, etc.) and service staff

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Crystal Cove Beach Venue

Redondo Beach, CA

Fab Features: beachfront ceremonies steps away from the ocean • intimate dinners and cocktail receptions • customized and affordable weddings packages available

Catering: BYO
Price: $

Annenberg Community Beach House

Santa Monica, CA

Fab Features: modern, window-lined rooms with views of the gardens, beach, and the Pacific • one-touch projectors, screens, and wireless internet is available throughout the site • intimate events at the historic Marion Davies Guest House

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


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