Ocean/Coastal Locations, Venues in Southern California
Featured Ocean/Coastal Sites, Venues For Your Wedding, Reception, Event, Party
Cerulean blue waves topped with sugar white foam, golden sands, palm fronds whispering overhead … create the day of your dreams at a Southern California beachfront location. With thousands of miles of coastal waterfront and hundreds of venues to choose from, your place in the sun is a sure thing.
Kick off your wedding slippers and exchange “I do’s” with your toes in the sand. And for your reception? Whether you choose a post-nuptial feast along the shoreline or a gourmet beachfront restaurant, the wonder of So Cal’s ocean view sunset will provide the perfect backdrop, free of charge.
A lifetime of cherished memories starts oceanside in Southern California.
Planning a wedding by the ocean, or on the beach or waterfront in Southern California? Perhaps on the cliffs overlooking a harbor providing a gorgeous view of the coast? Share your vows in a ceremony and celebration that exudes the splendor of the Pacific Ocean. Southern California hosts beautiful coastal and ocean view properties.
The Portofino is located on a secluded peninsula of swaying palms, ocean breezes, warm sunshine and memories to last a lifetime. A romantic setting with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and our private marina at King Harbor, Redondo Beach.
Our wedding specialists and event planners will guide you through every aspect of your ceremony and reception. The Portofino brings everything together to create the perfect day. When all is organized, you ... Read More
Centrally located in Southern California, the Aquarium rests on the picturesque shores of the Pacific, inside the beautiful Rainbow Harbor next to the famed Queen Mary. Just down the street you'll find the bustling shops, restaurants, hotels and nightlife of contemporary Downtown Long Beach.
How would you like to host a cocktail reception in the sun-splashed Shark Lagoon and have dinner under a life size blue whale?
Whether you are planning a ... Read More
Balboa Inn Beach/Waterfront, Private Banquet Room Southern California >About
Barefoot in the Sand
by Deirdre Schwiesow
For the free-spirited wedding couple, few images are more compelling than that of a beach wedding. Imagine standing barefoot in the sand, exchanging vows as loved ones look on, the surf rolls in, and seagulls serenade you...
An oceanfront wedding can take place anywhere from a remote tropical isle to your local beach. It may include just the ceremony or just the reception, or both together, and the location can even double as your honeymoon destination.
Beach venue options range from an intimate, ocean-side boutique hotel, to a high-end beach resort, to a casual ceremony on a public beach with your closest family and friends (in that case, passers-by are part of the fun). If you opt for a beach wedding, try carrying the theme through the reception with seashell decorations and local seafood.