Hyatt Carmel Highlands

Monterey/Carmel Valley



Perched on the hillside of the Carmel Highlands with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, Hyatt Carmel Highlands combines true Carmel luxury with an approachable and sophisticated spirit. A haven for artists and discerning travelers since its opening in 1917, Hyatt Carmel Highlands features 48 luxuriously renovated guestrooms, including 11 suites, 32 ocean view rooms and five garden view rooms.

Situated only 4 miles from downtown Carmel, Hyatt Carmel Highlands’ idyllic setting and personalized service has attracted families, bridal couples, honeymooners, and privileged travelers for a century. Hyatt Carmel Highlands has been recognized among the world’s finest hotels as part of Condé Nast Traveler's Gold List and Travel + Leisure’s “T+L 500” World’s Best Hotels.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Hotel/Resort, Ocean/Waterfront View, Ballrooms, Mountain, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time, but is dependent on other events in the hotel. Clients are guaranteed a 2-hour block for setup and breakdown. Daytime events must end by 3:00pm. Evening events end times depend on day of week and Banquet Space.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,000 to $12,000 for a reception and includes 5.5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a ceremony only wedding is $3,000. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr. A non-refundable security deposit of 20% of the rental fee is required. Please inquire with the venue for food and beverage minimum details that may apply. Looking for a dream luxury wedding? The spectacular Hyatt Carmel Highlands, known for its breathtaking views and deluxe amenities, will offer midweek weddings. Whether couples want the “all-the-details treatment” or a “just-the-basics” approach, Hyatt Carmel Highlands offers solutions tailored for each guest.
Midweek weddings at Hyatt Carmel Highlands are available Monday – Thursday, and include: 50% of the Event Rental Fee.
Choice of several breathtaking venues, including incredible seaside location overlooking the Big Sur coast with epic views of the Pacific Ocean. Complimentary valet parking for the wedding couple and their guests. Discounted rates on guestrooms and suites for event attendees with a room block.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Hyatt Carmel Highlands is estimated at between $12,046 and $32,809 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Valet/shuttle service provided

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
General liability insurance required
Wheelchair access limited
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
No open flame

"Less Is More ... Love Is All" Elopement Wedding Package

This special elopement package starts at $4,000 for up to 10 persons (plus taxes and fees) and includes a scenic ceremony and 3-hour reception. Please call or visit our website for more information!

Enter promotional code LOVEISALL when you book an appointment through Wedding Spot to redeem this exclusive deal.

Price This Venue