Carmel by the Sea is a resort town located on the California Coast between San Francisco and Southern California. Carmel features a symphony, galleries, restaurants, and shops. More information about Carmel, California.
Carmel Mission Basilica
3080 Rio Rd, Carmel
Carmel Mission Basilica provides a beautiful, historic setting for Catholic weddings. The Basilica seats 450 people and the chapel seats 70 people.
Carmel Mission Inn
3665 Rio Road, Carmel
Carmel Mission Inn offers spacious guestrooms, lush gardens, a heated pool, two spas, and a fitness center. The hotel has event facilities to accommodate weddings, parties, meetings, and other events. The 3,650 square feet Juniperro Serra Room accommodates up to 350 people. The 1,900 square feet Carmello room accommodates up to 180 people. The 875 square feet Dolores and Tolosa Rooms each accommodate up to 85 people. The 600 square feet Capistrano Room accommodates up to 65 people. The 420 square feet Rio Room accommodates up to 25 people.
Carmel Valley Ranch
1 Old Ranch Road, Carmel
Carmel Valley Ranch is located on a 500 acre country estate. The resort’s amenities includes a restaurant, a spa, a golf course, tennis courts, two pools, hiking trails, and a fitness center. The ranch has 4,200 square feet of event space and can accommodate weddings, parties, meetings, and other events with up to 500 guests. The ballroom accommodates up to 260 guests. Outdoor ceremony sites are available for weddings including the Vineyard Lawn, the Arbor Terrace, and the 19th Green.
Chateau Julien Wine Estate
8940 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel
Chateau Julien Wine Estate is a French Winery located on 16 acres in the Carmel Valley. The Chateau has several rooms and spaces available for events. The Conservatory accommodates up to 100 people. The Great Hall accommodates up to 90 people. The Upper Courtyard accommodate up to 325 people and the Lower Courtyard accommodates up to 300 people. The Cellar is available for intimate events. Also on the property, the Chai features cathedral ceilings and can accommodate up to 300 people for events.
Crystal Terrace Inn
24815 Carpenter Rd, Carmel
The Carmel Terrace in was constructed in 1929 and features a charming courtyard with a brick fireplace. The courtyard makes a lovely setting for small weddings and other group events.
Highlands Inn Park Hyatt Hotel
120 Highland Dr, Carmel
Highlands Inn Park Hyatt Hotel is an oceanfront retreat with 48 guestrooms, restaurants, a fitness room, an outdoor pool, and hot tubs. The hotel has over 3,517 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. The Surf Room accommodates up to 120 guests or 90 with a dance floor. The Gazebo Deck seats up to 100 guests. Yankee Point accommodates up to 50 guests or 30 with a dance floor.
Hofsas House Hotel
San Carlos Street, Carmel
Hofsas House Hotel is a 38 guestroom hotel located 8 blocks from Carmel Beach. The hotel’s amenities include a heated swimming pool and dry saunas. Hofsas Hotel has a 494 square feet poolside meeting room available for events with up to 40 people.
The Holly Farm
9200 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel
The Holly Farm is a 6 ½ acre estate that serves as a wedding and event venue with bamboo, banana trees, palms, and flowers. The facility includes overnight accommodations for 22 people with a wedding package.
La Playa Hotel
Camino Real at Eighth Ave, Carmel
La Playa Hotel and Cottages by the Sea is located two blocks from Carmel Beach. The hotel has 73 guestrooms, 2 suites, 5 cottages, a restaurant, a spa, an outdoor heated pool, gardens, and a courtyard. The hotel offers 5 meeting rooms for events. The 2,160 square feet Poseidon Room accommodates up to 200 people. The 1,456 square feet Conference Room accommodates up to 100 people. The 704 square feet Garden Room accommodates up to 50 people. The 345 square feet Fireside Room accommodates up to 30 people. The 270 square feet Patio Room accommodates up to 15 people.
Lugano Swiss Bistro
3670 The Barnyard, Carmel
Lugano Swiss Bistro features wood paneled walls decorated with Swiss decorations, a mural and checkered table cloths. The restaurant has a party room that accommodates up to 100 people. A banquet room is available for groups with up to 40 people.
The Mission Ranch Resort
26270 Dolores St, Carmel
The Mission Ranch Resort is an 1800’s ranch located on 22 acres. The inn features 31 rooms in 10 buildings, a restaurant, and a tennis and fitness center. The ranch offers two historic barns for weddings and other events with up to 250 people. The Patio Barn features a brick patio, a built in stage, and a dance floor. The Large Barn has three story high ceilings.
Quail Lodge Resort
8205 Valley Greens Dr, Carmel
Quail Lodge Resort includes a golf course, a restaurant, and a fitness center. The resort has indoor and outdoor venues available for weddings and other events. The 2,970 square feet Peninsula Ballroom accommodates up to 300 people. The 1,197 square feet Peninsula Terrace accommodates up to 100 people. The 800 square feet Peninsula Foyer accommodates up to 80 people. The 740 square feet Garden room accommodates up to 70 people. The 550 square feet Oak Room accommodates up to 50 people. Quail Meadows, the large outdoor lawn venue, accommodates up to 600 people. The Barn Loft accommodates up to 60 people. The 1,913 square feet Poolside Patio accommodates up to 125 people.
Tickle Pink Inn
155 Highland Dr, Carmel
Tickle Pink Hotel is a 35 guestroom oceanfront hotel that was once the home of a state senator. The hotel’s amenities include a gazebo and a hot tub. The Terrace Boardroom is available for meetings with up to 10 people.
Rancho Cañada Golf Club
4860 Carmel Valley Road, Carmel
Rancho Cañada Golf Club includes a picturesque golf course, practice facilities, a pro shop, and a restaurant. The club has facilities available for weddings, meetings, and other events with up to 400 guests.
101 Crossroads Boulevard, Carmel
Rio Grill is a high energy restaurant that serves creative American dishes in a comfortable lounge. The Santa Fe Room is available for banquets with up to 40 guests and receptions with up to 60 guests.
Rocky Point Restaurant
36700 Highway 1, Carmel
Rocky Point Restaurant is an ocean front restaurant serving steak and seafood. The restaurant has a banquet room and an ocean front terrace available to rent for weddings and other events. The terrace features a gazebo and a patio.
San Carlos Street at Ninth Avenue, Carmel
The Sunset Center was originally constructed in 1931 as Carmel’s Sunset School and was renovated in 2003. The theater, the lobby, and additional rooms are available to rent for events. The theater seats 718 people and can be combined with eight additional rooms to accommodate up to 1,283 people.
Tehama Golf Club
25000 Via Malpaso, Carmel, CA
Tahama Golf Club is a gated golf club with an 18 hole golf course and a club house with a pro shop and banquet facilities. The club has facilities available for weddings, parties, meetings, and other events.
Take Home Gifts
Once you decide on a venue for your event, there are lots of other decisions that you will need to make. Here is a suggestion: instead of the usual goody bags, why not send guests home with something that will really provide them with a memory of your event? Photos from one of our photo booths and the always fun flip-books make great take-home souvenirs.
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