Scenic, historic, and brimming with California’s unique sense of effortless glamour, Four Seasons Resort, The Biltmore Santa Barbara is an incredible setting for local and destination weddings alike. Nestled in between the Santa Ynez Mountains and Pacific Ocean, the resort serves as a luxurious getaway for guests while providing couples the perfect stage for every party of their wedding experience – from welcome dinners, to farewell brunches. Kirsten VanBrunt, Director of Meetings and Events, shares more about The Biltmore Santa Barbara below.
GO: If you had to describe the property in three words, what would they be?
A: Classic, Romantic, Elegance
GO: How far in advance does a couple need to reserve a wedding date?
A: Best to book a year out to ensure space availability, but we can certainly turn a wedding around short term.
GO: Are onsite wedding planners available for the wedding process?
A: As wedding specialists, we book the events and continue to work with the bride and groom or the coordinator from start to finish.
GO: Are accommodations and buyouts available?
GO: What is the capacity limit?
A: Up to 300 guests.
GO: What spaces are available for ceremonies and receptions?
A: Mariposa, El Mar/La Marina, Escala, Palmera and Loggia Ballroom, Monte Vista, La Pacifica.
GO: What are some of the amenities, incentives and activities that the property offers a couple?
A: Complimentary guest room the evening of the wedding
Upgraded room based on availability
Customized arrival amenity
Wedding night amenity
Complimentary rehearsal location based on availability
Getting ready room (meeting room) based on availability
Monogram robes for higher tiered weddings
Photography: Anna Delores Photography
GO: Food is such an important element at a wedding. Tell us about your menu customization.
A: We create the food based on the couple’s personality, favorites, and design goals.
GO: Service is imperative in the wedding industry. What does the property offer couples and their guests that set you apart?
A: Experienced and dedicated staff; adaptable to the couple’s needs and desires.