Coastal Romance: 9 Orange County Waterfront Wedding Venues With Amazing Ocean Views

Ahhhh…the Orange County coastline… Its beaches, cliffs, and ocean vistas are guaranteed to add more than a little romance to your big day. Here are some of OC's most captivating waterfront wedding venues where the setting—and view—are custom-made for an incredible event!


Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa

Huntington Beach, California

Fab Features: relaxed, full-service resort presents an alluring choices of indoor and outdoor venues • al fresco ceremonies offer sweeping Pacific vistas • luxe ballrooms with classic columns, hand-blown glass chandeliers, and large foyers and terraces

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The Inn at Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach, CA

Fab Features: boutique hotel escape in the heart of stylish Laguna Beach • spectacular rooftop terrace with an unbroken view of the Pacific and framed with palms • generous packages include luxe linens, expert event staffing, bistro lighting, heaters & umbrellas, and an overnight stay for the newlyweds in an Ocean View Room

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Balboa Bay Resort

Newport Beach, CA

Fab Features: luxurious Newport Beach resort with sophisticated amenities & a boutique vibe • waterfront wedding wow-factor thanks to the sparkling bay, sleek yachts, and romantic sunsets • pamper yourself in the elaborate on-site spa, or take your partner on a kayaking adventure!

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

Occasions at Laguna Village

Laguna Beach, California

Fab Features: breezy waterfront venue with an enviable bluff-top perch • west-facing circular ceremony site offers spectacular sunsets, ocean breezes, and a verdant lawn • expert on-site coordinator makes planning easy

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Beachcomber Cafe at Crystal Cove

Newport Beach, California

Fab Features: relaxed coastal venue nestled in the celebrated Crystal Cove • picturesque and secluded ceremony sites on the beach, adjacent to cute surfside event areas • plentiful on-site accommodations in cozy beach cottages

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Ole Hanson Beach Club

San Clemente, California

Fab Features: 1928 Spanish Revival-style landmark • ceremonies on the manicured Grand Lawn overlooking the sea • striking Great Room boasts original arches, hand-painted tiles, stained-glass windows, and wrought-iron grillwork

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa

Dana Point, California

Fab Features: upscale, Cape Cod-inspired resort • gorgeous ocean, park, and marina views from all three outdoor venues • swanky Richard Henry Dana Ballroom highlights high-end décor and dramatic mood lighting

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

La Casa del Camino

Laguna Beach, California

Fab Features: charming, historic boutique hotel • unique, Spanish-style guest rooms are richly decorated with hand-carved wood furnishing • stunning wraparound Rooftop deck offers ocean breezes and 360-degree views

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Surf and Sand Resort

Laguna Beach, California

Fab Features: Mediterranean beach-luxe style • ceremonies accompanied by the sound of the surf below and breathtaking views of Catalina Island • luxurious accommodations with seaview balconies

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


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