Bahia Resort Hotel

San Diego



Planning a Destination Wedding? Want a romantic "toes in the sand" wedding ceremony? The Bahia Resort Hotel has everything you need to ensure that your wedding celebration is a dream come true. Nestled among 14 picturesque acres overlooking San Diego’s beautiful Mission Bay, this luxurious resort boasts a Private Beach, Sternwheeler Boats and numerous event venues of all sizes and styles.

For your ceremony, the Bahia Resort Hotel features two unparalleled ceremony sites: our Tropical Pond/Gazebo, a secluded area surrounded by lush gardens, and our Private Beach, a gorgeous, peaceful spot where shoes are optional.

For a truly unique celebration, you may choose to host your wedding day festivities on one of the resort’s stunning Sternwheelers. They are a Victorian-style paddle-wheel boat. The Bahia Belle, is charming and intimate, while its other boat, the William D. Evans, is grand and luxurious. The Bahia offers elegantly appointed indoor spaces—the Mission Bay Ballroom, the Del Mar Bayfront Ballroom, Shell and Ventana Bayfront Ballrooms can accommodate intimate parties starting at 25 guests or lavish celebrations of up to 500. Though they are of varying designs and dimensions, all five rooms feature breathtaking bay views and sophisticated décor.

However you decide to celebrate your special day, you can be sure that it will be a very memorable and spectacular event at the Bahia Resort Hotel!

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Ocean/Waterfront View, Cruise Ship/Yacht, Beach, Ballrooms, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 500 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 500 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start up to 1.5 hours prior to event start time. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

There is not a rental fee applied towards the reception space, however there is a food and beverage minimum required for all events. The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $1,500.00 at our secluded Gazebo/Pond Site, or $2,000.00 for our Private Bay/Beach Site. Ceremony Only site rentals with additional inclusions are $2,500.00 for our Gazebo/Pond location Only.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Bahia Resort Hotel is estimated at between $4,983 and $17,644 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Public parking

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight

Say I Do and save big this Spring! Reception Packages starting at $95++pp!

Be sure to mention our Spring Special when you inquire! *Offer applies to new wedding bookings only. Must mention special at time of booking. Event must actualize between 3/1/19 - 6/30/19.

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