14 Outstanding Outdoor San Diego Wedding Venues

San Diego is one of the top wedding destinations in the entire country. Its incredible weather, beaches, ocean vistas, and lush gardens make it hard to resist, especially for an al fresco celebration. Whether you want to get married with your toes in the sand, surrounded by flowers, or on a paddlewheel boat, the San Diego Area wedding venues we've included here all take full advantage of the region's outdoor assets.


Estancia La Jolla Hotel and Spa

La Jolla, California

Style: Luxurious, AAA 4-diamond resort encompassing 10 acres of romantic gardens minutes from the beach on the La Jolla cliffs, with dramatic entrances from a sweeping staircase to the romantic Garden Courtyard, a manicured lawn bordered with native foliage and magnolia trees.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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L'Auberge Del Mar

Del Mar - San Diego, California

Style: Seaside luxe at this sun-kissed garden resort on a bluff overlooking miles of pristine beach, sandy coves, and crashing waves.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa

Carlsbad, CA

Fab Features: luxurious resort set on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific • exchange vows on the secluded Ocean Blue Lawn framed by a lush array of trees and white roses or on the Pacific Lawn bordered by towering palms • the ballrooms come equipped with sweeping, columned terraces that afford sunset and starlit vistas, high ceilings, modern chandeliers, large dance floors, and state-of-the-art AV systems

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Shadowridge Golf Club

Vista, CA

Style: Modern, Mediterranean-style country club with a hilltop ceremony site in an intimate garden and a light-filled ballroom overlooking verdant fairways and hills through wraparound windows.

Catering: In-house
Price: $
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Ethereal Gardens

Escondido, CA

Style: "Out of the box" vintage venue on 40 acres of edible gardens, surrounded by old-growth orchards and 100 acres of organic farmland, and featuring a ceremony lawn and rustic reception barn.

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Japanese Friendship Garden

San Diego, CA

Style: Gorgeous 12-acre private garden bursting with luscious greenery, sparkling ponds and rock waterfalls, meandering paths, romantic courtyards, and a beautiful indoor/outdoor pavilion perfect for an intimate wedding.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Tower23 Hotel

San Diego, CA

Style: Luxurious hotel mere steps from the Pacific Beach, with stylish events held al fresco or in the teak-accented, architecturally stunning on-site restaurant, which opens onto an oceanfront patio with a fire pit.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina

San Diego, CA

Style: This inviting bayfront hotel offers a variety of spaces—from grand ballrooms to a verdant garden patio to a sunny seaside embankment—and it's surrounded by water on three sides so you get incredible views wherever you look.

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

Murrieta, CA

Style: Hilltop venue with unobstructed views of the French Valley offering a handcrafted experience with custom menus from the executive chef, wedding coordination, one-of-a-kind decor, and more!

Catering: In-house

Price: $ • $$

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Rancho Guejito Weddings

Escondido, CA

Style: An incredible 1845 farmhouse-turned-tasting room is the backdrop for romantic al fresco celebrations at the heart of this 23,000-acre estate, surrounded by lush vineyards, citrus orchards, avocado groves, and velvety green lawns.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Circle Oak Ranch

Fallbrook, CA

Style: 13-acre ranch abounding with picturesque sprawling meadows offering all-inclusive packages covering everything from catering and open bar to DJ services and coordination

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

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The Crossings at Carlsbad

Carlsbad, California

Style: Upscale golf club and window-lined clubhouse hosting ceremonies against an ocean panorama and chic receptions with amazing views of rolling fairways, sunsets over the horizon, and rugged canyons, paired with award-winning cuisine and even custom wedding cakes!

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

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California Ranch Company (CRC Ranch)

Temecula, CA

Style: Romantic 70-acre wine country ranch with a 150-year legacy as a working horse & cattle ranch and California's premiere horse training and competition facility.

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

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The Heights Golf Club

San Diego, CA

Style: Elegant country club highlighted by the sprawling Vista del Lago Ballroom, which boasts floor-to-ceiling windows framing views of the verdant golf course, lake, and surrounding hills.

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