13 Irresistible San Diego Garden Wedding Venues

The romance of a garden wedding is something that appeals to everyone. Who isn't captivated by a gorgeous landscape with flowers, trees, fountains, manicured lawns, and meandering paths? You'll find all of those things and more among the garden wedding venues in the greater San Diego Area. Here are a handful that are well worth checking out.


Tivoli Villa

Fallbrook, CA

Style: Beautiful estate perched atop edible olive & herb groves, manicured gardens and stunning mountain views, plus handcrafted custom wedding packages with fun extras like lawn games and lounge furniture.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

River Garden

Vista, CA

Style: Gorgeous gated getaway accented by natural features from around the globe

Fab Feature: Exchange vows al fresco under the expansive Pavilion Lawn or in the lovely Conservatory garden atrium with lush gardens, waterfalls, mature trees, and water features as your elegant backdrop.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Pala Mesa Resort

Fallbrook, California

Style: Dreamy California Modern retreat surrounded by picturesque gardens and greens

Fab Feature: The ceremony sites here are truly magnificent: framed by lush trees, flowering plants, and a 30-foot waterfall, the Garden Pavilion is a dramatic setting for weddings of all sizes, while the colorful Bella Garden and sweet Bell Tower are ideal for intimate events.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Botanica

Oceanside, CA

Style: Hidden tropical oasis surrounded by natural springs, waterfalls, and ponds and cooled by refreshing coastal breezes.

Fab Feature: Al fresco ceremonies among the lush greenery are followed by receptions under the shaded forest, veiled by billowing drapery, at the heart of luxurious gardens bursting with blooming florals, historic trees, and trickling fountains.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Twin Oaks

San Marcos, CA

Style: Historic 1891 estate surrounded by blooming gardens, twinkling rose arbors, tranquil waterfalls, romantic statuary, and the towering trees of a private, intimate forest.

Fab Feature: Choose from four storybook settings for an outdoor ceremony: a lovely, tree-canopied clearing, a wooden turn-post gazebo at the heart of tranquil gardens, a vine-circled rustic atrium, or in front of the picturesque fountain and braided ivy archway.

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

Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach

Carlsbad, California

Style: Dreamy hidden gem with multiple event spaces, including lush lawns and a romantic gazebo, ballrooms, and a spectacular garden terrace.

Fab Feature: The all-inclusive packages can't be beat. Enjoy incredible perks like a wedding-night suite for the newlyweds, delectable and customizable menus with a complimentary tasting, and your choice of tables & chairs, china, linens, and more (saving you extra dough on outside rentals).

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Los Willows Wedding Estate

Fallbrook, California

Style: Upscale private canyon estate and gardens that includes a natural spring-fed lake surrounded by acres of manicured lawns and blooming gardens.

Fab Feature: A setting that provides amazing photo backdrops year-round. Plus, the hilltop villa on the property will house you and your immediate family overnight in impeccable style.

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

Green Gables Wedding Estate

San Marcos, California

Style: Historic, hilltop garden estate with enchanting outdoor ceremony sites and a chiffon-draped tented pavilion.
Fab Feature: The gorgeous setting, with ivy-covered arbors, blooming rose gardens, fountains, statuary, and thousands of bright twinkling lights.

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

Vista Valley Country Club

Vista, CA

Style: Old World warmth and charm thanks to European-inspired architecture.
Fab Features: Total privacy throughout, not to mention stunning views of lush rolling hills, and spectacular sunsets.

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

Sacred Mountain Julian

Julian, CA

Style: Rustic elegance surrounded by natural beauty.

Fab Feature: Sacred Mountain is within walking distance to downtown Julian, a quaint town where you'll find shopping, wineries, and apple picking. It's also just a short drive to Lake Cuyamaca, carriage rides, museums, festivals, more dinning options and breweries.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Paradise Point - San Diego's Wedding Island

San Diego, California

Style: Tropical garden getaway.
Fab Feature: It’s a 44-acre island, overlooking sparkling Mission Bay.

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

Shadowridge Golf Club

Vista, California

Style: Hilltop country club and golf course.

Fab Feature: There are lots of photo ops, thanks to the garden, fairways, and natural surroundings.

Catering: In-house
Price: $

Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens

Fallbrook, California

Style: Secluded garden estate.

Fab Feature: This wildly popular venue boasts seven stunning waterfalls throughout the botanical reserve, and each garden site has its own personality.

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


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