Dreaming of a San Diego Beach Wedding? Say "I Do!" at one of these 8 Waterfront Venues

The romantic allure of the ocean is hard to resist, so just give in to it! These San Diego wedding venues let you make the most of the sand and sea, with incredible beachfront and waterfront options for your ceremony and reception. Plus, all of these places also offer a range of overnight accommodations for a memorable honeymoon or prolonged getaway.


Cape Rey Carlsbad, A Hilton Resort

Location: 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad CA

Type of Venue: Ballroom, Garden, Hotel, Resort/Spa, Waterfront/Beach Location

Site Views: Coastline, Garden, Garden Patio/Courtyard, Ocean/Bay

Fab Feature: Located just 150 steps from the sand and surf, Cape Rey offers flexible venues for celebrations as intimate as 40 or as grand as 350. And with adjacent indoor and outdoor spaces, guests can seamlessly transition between your ceremony and reception, all while enjoying fantastic ocean views.

Catering: Provided in-house or bring your own

Price: $$

Bride and Groom on beach at Cape Rey Carlsbad

Loews Coronado Bay Resort

Location: 4000 Loews Coronado Bay Road, Coronado CA

Type of Venue: Hotel, Resort/Spa, Waterfront/Beach Location

Site Views: Cityscape, Coastline, Garden, Garden Patio/Courtyard, Ocean/Bay, Pool Area

Fab Feature: All the ceremony sites have a stunning ocean backdrop, whether you're getting married on the two-tiered Bay Terrace, the more intimate Sunset Terrace, or right on the beach at the water's edge. 

Catering: Provided in-house

Price: $$

Ocean View Beach Wedding Ceremony at Loews Coronado Bay

Paradise Point – San Diego's Wedding Island

Location: 1404 Vacation Road, San Diego CA

Type of Venue: Ballroom, Garden, Hotel, Waterfront/Beach Location

Site Views: Coastline, Garden Patio/Courtyard, Lagoon/Pond, Ocean/Bay, Waterfall

Fab Feature: This 44-acre island getaway not only offers ballrooms, verdant gardens, soothing lagoons, bayfront lawns, and sandy beaches for your event, they also entice you to stay with a choice of guest rooms, suites and bungalows, many with private patios and garden, pond, or Mission Bay views.

Catering: Provided in-house

Price: $$ • $$$

Bride and Groom kissing on the dock at Paradise Point

L'Auberge Del Mar

Location: 1540 Camino Del Mar, San Diego CA

Type of Venue: Ballroom, Garden, Hotel, Resort/Spa, Waterfront/Beach Location

Site Views: Coastline, Garden Patio/Courtyard, Ocean/Bay, Pool Area, Waterfall

Fab Feature: Ceremonies here are magical on the Pacific Terrace, an expansive rooftop patio with a sweeping view over the treetops down to the sea. You can also host your ceremony and reception on an oceanside lawn!

Catering: Provided in-house

Price: $$ • $$$

San Diego waterfront wedding ceremony at L'Auberge Del Mar

La Jolla Shores Hotel

Location: 8110 Camino del Oro, La Jolla CA

Type of Venue: Beach Wedding Ceremony, Hotel, Waterfront/Beach Location

Site Views: Coastline, Garden Patio/Courtyard, Ocean/Bay, Pool Area

Fab Feature: You can have a beach ceremony, or tie the knot on the hotel's terracotta-tiled Garden Courtyard, which is shaded with lattice and bordered by a lush assortment of  birds of paradise, hibiscus, azaleas, and various palms.

Catering: Provided in-house

Price: $$

Bride and Groom kissing on the beach at La Jolla Shores Hotel

The Bahia Resort Hotel

Location: 998 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego CA

Type of Venue: Ballroom, Beach Wedding Ceremony, Garden, Hotel, Ship/Yacht/Boat, Waterfront/Beach Location

Site Views: Coastline, Garden, Garden Patio/Courtyard, Lagoon/Pond, Ocean/Bay

Fab Feature: Not only can you have a "toes in the sand" beachfront ceremony on Mission Bay, but you can also host your reception in one of their beachfront rooms…or, for something really special, set sail with your guests on one of their Sternwheeler paddleboats for the ultimate tropical paradise wedding celebration.

Catering: Provided in-house

Price: $ • $$

Beach Wedding Ceremony at The Bahia Resort Hotel

La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club

Location: 2000 Spindrift Drive, La Jolla CA

Type of Venue: Beach Wedding Ceremony, Private Club, Waterfront/Beach Location

Site Views: Coastline, Garden Patio/Courtyard, Lagoon/Pond, Ocean/Bay, Pool Area

Fab Feature: Set along a private beach, this historic, 14-acre property invites you to say "I do" in front of the Pacific, next to a pond, or in a garden. And your scrumptuous reception menu will be prepared by award-winning Executive Chef Bernard Guillas and his culinary team.

Catering: Provided in-house

Price: $$ • $$$

San Diego Beach Wedding Reception at La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club

Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

Location: 3999 Mission Boulevard, San Diego CA

Type of Venue: Beach Wedding Ceremony, Garden, Hotel, Resort/Spa, Waterfront/Beach Location

Site Views: Cityscape, Coastline, Garden, Garden Patio/Courtyard, Ocean/Bay

Fab Feature: You'll get that tropical feeling wherever you exchange vows here, whether it's on the sand, on a beachfront lawn, or in their intimate gazebo surrounded by vibrant gardens.

Catering: Provided in-house

Price: $ • $$

Bride and Groom on the beach at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa

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