Situated on unparalleled grounds in Rancho Santa Fe, California, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa is the only Relais & Châteaux property in Southern California. As one of the world’s most coveted luxury destinations, this Mediterranean inspired resort boasts natural exquisiteness, seclusion, and culinary, wellness and leisure pursuits. With 49 guest casitas covering 45 acres of bright gardens, trails and olive groves, Rancho Valencia has redefined rest and relaxation for all that come in contact with its beauty.
There’s a seemingly endless stream of options available for couples as they prepare for the most memorable day of their life. The wedding planning process may involve an overwhelming number of details to choose, from music to menus – but the team at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa ensures a flawlessly executed wedding. Whether couples are hosting an intimate event for ten guests, or an extravagant wedding for 250, this extraordinary establishment creates elegant affairs year-round in the San Diego area.
With several venues available, Rancho Valencia is the perfect location for luxury weddings. Couples may choose from ballrooms, intimate courtyards, lush gardens, and pristine lawns, all located onside. The resort’s dedicated wedding specialist works closely with their clients to make sure every detail is accounted for and planned. From hot air balloon landings to a horse-and-carriage sendoff, the possibilities are endless when it comes to a couple’s wedding vision. After the celebration, newlyweds can also make an easy exit and indulge in the comfort and relaxation of Rancho Valencia’s spacious casitas.
To make the wedding celebration a complete weekend for the wedding party and guests, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa offers activity options that include private yoga classes at the Serenity Yoga Pavilion, tennis lessons on the property’s 18 courts, wine and tequila tastings of exclusive labels in the private wine room, and even “Croquet and Chardonnay” on the sprawling Croquet Lawn. For an unforgettable culinary experience, guests can dine at Veladora or The Pony Room; and the award-winning spa provides a serene oasis filled with old-world charm.
Rich in timeless luxury and warm sunshine, Rancho Valencia is a hidden gem where couples and visitors will create memories to last a lifetime.
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>By Paula Goins