The Sanctuary Beach Resort 3295 Dunes Drive • Marina • CA 93933

The Sanctuary Beach Resort

3295 Dunes Drive
Marina, CA 93933

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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Luxurious seaside escape with 19 acres of exclusive beachfront tucked between the hills of Carmel Valley and the Marina Dunes is a uniquely romantic destination.
  • Breathtaking waterfront ceremonies on the beach bluff are followed by unforgettable wedding receptions that range from rustic to glamorous, held in the resort's impeccable indoor and outdoor spaces.
  • Acclaimed gourmet cuisine by Salt Wood Kitchen and Oysterette, a locally driven restaurant, offers an authentic coastal dining experience.
  • Clustered in bungalows that hug the beach, the resort’s 60 rooms and suites feature Pacific views and outdoor patios overlooking the cascading sand dunes.

Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • Contact the venue for more details.
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Rental fee is negotiable based on Food & Beverage spend.

Ceremony Fee
  • $2,500–8,000/event
  • Ceremony fee varies depending on:
    • Ceremony fee is negotiable based on Food & Beverage spend.

Meals (when priced separately)
  • $110/person and up
Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 22%
Additional Info
  • A 9.25% sales tax is additional.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 60 100
Cocktails, etc. Standing 60 100
Reception Seated 60 100
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 100.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinners Details
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations
  • Honeymoons Details

Essential Info






BYO with corkage fee

BYO with corkage fee is for wine only.

Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

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

  • Beach Wedding Ceremony
  • Hotel
  • Resort / Spa
  • Restaurant

Venue Views

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  • Ocean / Bay
  • Other View
  • Pool Area


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