Chaminade Resort and Spa

Monterey/Carmel Valley



Get the best of both worlds with breathtaking views of green rolling hills and the beautiful Monterey Bay at the Chaminade Resort and Spa in Santa Cruz. This storybook setting is ideal for an outdoor event, with sunny skies, freshly manicured grounds, and elegant venues to choose from. The gorgeous floral displays and unforgettable arbor in the Spanish Courtyard Terrace creates a spectacular setting to exchange vows during the ceremony. Walk down the aisle past the sparkling fountain and blooming planters where your guests can gather afterwards for cocktail hour. Enjoy a remarkable view of the ocean and forested valley from the private balcony of the Santa Cruz Ballroom. With high, arched ceilings and large open windows, the space is yours to do what you wish. The genuine, natural beauty of the Chaminade Resort and Spa will amaze your guests and the one-of-a-kind celebration you will have will be a time to cherish for a lifetime.

Venue Style

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


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 230 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 230 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 230 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 230 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible timing

Rental Fees

The wedding packages range from $114 to $154 per person for ceremony and reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. For a wedding on a Friday or a Sunday, a discount of $10 per person is offered. Three nonrefundable deposits of $3,500, totaling to $10,500, are required and deducted from the total cost of the wedding. A minimum guest count may be required. Please inquire with venue wedding coordinator for more details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Chaminade Resort and Spa is estimated at between $15,302 and $22,429 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Valet/shuttle service provided
Discounted wedding room block
Overnight stay for the Bride & Groom

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:00AM