Balboa Bay Resort

Orange County



Tucked away along the scenic California coast, The Balboa Bay Resort offers the most luxurious setting for an intimate wedding in Newport Beach. Capture the serenity of the bay for your ceremony by making use of the large Beach Front Lawn overlooking the stunning beauty of the private beach and bay. Love the water but crave a bit more intimacy? Host your ceremony in the private garden of the Bay Front Lawn. The choices are endless to set the stage for you to receive and welcome your guests. Choose a private bay front event room for an intimate reception for 75-130 guests - designed to evoke an elegant atmosphere with marble credenzas, beautiful sconces and French doors opening to your own private patios overlooking the bay. Or, for a more lavish evening for 200-450 guests, host a dazzling affair in the magnificent Grand Ballroom – featuring rich, iconic crystal chandeliers, and a broad foyer with floor-to-ceiling windows. Filled with great luxury and style, this Ballroom is the epitome of elegance. Regarded as one of the premier wedding venues in Southern California, the Balboa Bay Resort will amaze your guests and provide memories that will last a lifetime.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Ocean/Waterfront View, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 450 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 450 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 5:00PM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Balboa Bay Resort is estimated at between $16,401 and $30,918 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Valet parking or shuttle service required
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
No smoking
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight