Seascape Beach Resort 1 Seascape Resort Drive • Aptos • California 95003


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review

Spread out along the bluffs overlooking Monterey Bay, this resort definitely lives up to its name. From almost any vantage point, inside or out, you have sweeping ocean vistas, and if you're one of those people who comes alive in the sea air (and who isn't?), you'll find the surroundings here quite rejuvenating.

Take the ceremony spot, for example: It's an expanse of lawn on top of a bluff, set against a postcard-beautiful backdrop of cypress trees and shimmering sea. The miniforest at the edge of the property is a favorite place for the bride and groom to have their pictures taken, and a short path leads down to the beach for a walk along the sand.

Receptions are held indoors in a variety of banquet rooms. The largest, the Seascape Room, has a light, airy feel and fabulous ocean views. Smaller weddings take place in the Riviera Room, which has one wall of windows that face the bay and another that overlooks the treetops. A skylight adds to the natural light in the space. Probably the most popular room for intimate gatherings is the Bayview Room. It not only faces the ocean, but has its own terrace. For a very small party or rehearsal dinner, reserve the Peninsula Room. It, too, benefits from an abundance of windows as well as views of the bay and tree-studded bluff.

All of these spaces, along with additional rooms, are also available for meetings. Each one has state-of-the-art audio, video, computer, high-speed internet and modem connections. Another huge benefit are the in-house professional meeting, wedding and special event planners who will assist you with the planning and execution of your event.

Whether you're getting married or hosting a meeting, conference or retreat here, Seascape is a great place to bring your guests for an extended stay. All of the accommodations (from suites to two-bedroom beach villas) have decks or patios, kitchenettes and fireplaces, and many have direct ocean views. You can go for a dip in one of three heated pools and hot spas, or take advantage of the tennis courts, gym and Olympic-size pool at the Seascape Sports Club. Sanderlings, the on-site restaurant, offers dining with sweeping ocean vistas. Nearby there are award-winning golf courses, and, of course, the Santa Cruz/Monterey/Carmel coastline is one of the most spectacular stretches of coast in the country. So, if you're tempted to turn your event into a vacation, go ahead—Seascape makes it easy.


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Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $1,500/event and up
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of year
    • Space reserved
  • Seascape Beach Resort also offers receptions right on the beach! Extra fee and a minimum Food & Beverage spend required. Contact them for details!

Ceremony Fee
  • $1,500/event and up
  • Ceremony fee varies depending on:
    • Time of day
    • Space reserved
Package Prices
  • $85/person and up
  • Package prices vary depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Space reserved
    • Guest count
    • Package chosen
  • Includes:

    • choice of hors d'oeuvres and entree
    • Champagne toast
    • dessert or cake-cutting service (no fee)
    • coffee/tea
Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 23%


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 260 500
Cocktails, etc. Standing 500 500
Reception Seated 260 500
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 250.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations
  • Late Night

Essential Info







Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily, 7am–11pm.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Beach Wedding Ceremony
  • Hotel
  • Resort / Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Beach / Ocean

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Ocean / Bay
  • Panoramic

Services & Amenities

Feel like a VIP with these services and amenities:

Catering: in-house, no BYO
Kitchen Facilities: n/a
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: provided
Dressing Areas: rentable suites
AV/Meeting Equipment: fully equipped
Parking: on-site for 500 guests
Accommodations: 285 suites and villas
Outdoor Night Lighting: yes
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: no
Cleanup: provided
View: Pacific Ocean panorama
Other: coordination, theme and beach events, complimentary night stay for bride & groom


But take note of the following limitations!

Alcohol: in-house, no BYO
Smoking: outdoors only
Music: amplified OK with limits
Wheelchair Access: yes
Insurance: not required
Other: no rice, confetti, birdseed or uncontained candles


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