Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

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Nearby Airports

25.5 miles / 41 km / 35-40 min drive from San Diego International Airport (SAN)
19.7 miles / 31.7 km / 30 min drive from McClellan-Palomar Airport (CLD)

Highlights of the Area

Boat tour



Total number of rooms and suites


Total number property sleeps

Room Categories

Agave Suite 2 Queen
Agave Suite King
Eucalyptus Suite 2 Queen ADA
Eucalyptus Suite King ADA
Olive Grove Suite 2 Queen ADA
Olive Grove Suite King
Palm One Bedroom Suite King
Valencia One Bedroom Suite King
Hacienda (3-bedroom house)
Spa House (4-bedroom house)
Casa Valencia (5-bedroom house)

In Your Room

Turndown service
Bottled water
Canvas tote bag
Refillable water bottle


Banquet facilities
Bar/cocktail lounge
Free guest parking
Outdoor dining
Outdoor pool
Poolside dining
Spa & spa services
Handicap access
Bicycles on property
Adults-only pool
Refillable water stations
Tennis & Pickleball
Walking trails


Cooking classes
24-hour room service
Daily housekeeping
Daily breakfast
Wellness therapies
24-hour in room dining
Bentley experience
Boat tours
Hot air balloon rides
IV infusions
Limo services
Private tours
San Diego, California,
United States
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

Rancho Valencia Resort: The Perfect Venue for a Luxury Wedding

An Enchanting Setting

Welcome to Rancho Valencia, where lush citrus and olive groves meet sunset skies dotted with hot air balloons. The only Relais & Chateaux resort in Southern California, this stunning and romantic venue provides the perfect natural canvas for your celebration. The resort hosts events ranging from intimate gatherings of 10 to grand celebrations for up to 350 guests. The lush, floral property creates an extraordinarily stunning setting for an unforgettable celebration any time of year.

Unmatched Service and Cuisine

Combined with exceptional 5-star service and delicious coastal ranch cuisine, Rancho Valencia is the perfect backdrop for your celebration. The cuisine is intentionally crafted using seasonal produce sourced directly from California’s family farms, fishermen, and ranchers. This dedication to fresh, local ingredients ensures an exceptional dining experience that is simply perfect.

Intimate and Scenic Venues

Rancho Valencia offers intimate courtyards privately tucked away, trickling fountains, pristine lawns, dramatic views, and award-winning cuisine that set the stage for the perfect celebration. The resort’s picturesque settings provide numerous options for both ceremonies and receptions, ensuring your event is both unique and memorable.

Luxurious Accommodations

As your celebration comes to a close, you and your guests are just steps away from your private, luxury resort casitas and residences. Each accommodation offers unparalleled comfort and elegance, providing a serene retreat after a day of festivities. The resort’s luxurious amenities ensure a relaxing and enjoyable stay for all guests.

Personalized Wedding Planning

Bring your own wedding planner, or choose the dedicated wedding planning team at Rancho Valencia to work closely with you to bring your vision to life. They handle every detail, from event coordination to custom menu creation, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience. This personalized approach guarantees that your celebration reflects your unique style and preferences.

Additional Activities and Amenities

In addition to its beautiful event spaces, Rancho Valencia offers a range of activities and amenities for you and your guests to enjoy. From tennis courts and a world-class spa to guided hikes and fitness classes, there is something for everyone. These additional amenities enhance the overall wedding experience, making it a memorable occasion for all.


Ultimately, Rancho Valencia combines natural beauty, exceptional service, and luxurious accommodations to create the perfect setting for a luxury wedding. Whether you envision a grand affair or an intimate gathering, Rancho Valencia provides everything needed for an unforgettable celebration.

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Bespoke Services
Not Required


Rates reflect entry-level rooms in low season to suites in high season.
899 - 




Open Year Round



Wedding Spaces and Capacities

The Sunrise Patio: 220 (ceremony), 150 (reception), 100 (banquet)
The Croquet Lawn: 350 (ceremony), 500 (reception), 350 (banquet)
The Rose Garden: 80 (ceremony)
The Valencia Lawn: 350 (ceremony)
The Terrace Ballroom: 200 (reception), 120 (banquet)
The Wine Cave: 22 (banquet)
The Hacienda: 80 (ceremony), 150 (reception), 120 (banquet)

Maximum venue space capacity


In-House Wedding Services

Alcohol provided for an additional fee
Event can be moved for late-night partying
Event space floor plans/diagrams provided
For ceremonies in The Rose Garden: 2 surrounding guest rooms must be reserved.
For ceremonies on The Valencia Lawn: 6 surrounding guest rooms must be reserved
For receptions on The Croquet Lawn: 4 surrounding guest rooms must be reserved
Included in the venue space: belly bar tables
Included in the venue space: cocktail tables
Included in the venue space: farm tables
Included in the venue space: flatware
Included in the venue space: floor-length ivory linen
Included in the venue space: glassware
Included in the venue space: ivory charger
Included in the venue space: white linen napkin
Included in the venue space: willow-back chairs
Lighting - can be rented
Music cut-off time: 10:00 pm
Required to use venue's alcohol
Valet parking for events: $10 per car
Vendor referrals provided
Venue space fee: please inquire for details
Wedding planner required

Wedaways Special Amenity

Complimentary upgrade at check-in.
Breakfast for 2 daily.
$100 resort credit.
Early check-in (if available).
Guaranteed late check-out at 2:00 p.m.
Wedding night turndown amenity

What We Love

Luxurious spa treatments
Private casitas
Gourmet dining
Stunning location


The Pony Room
Apart from offering a diverse range of locally crafted beers and an extensive tequila menu with over 100 options, the bar also boasts an exceptional assortment of premium wines and unique, handcrafted signature cocktails, making it one of the area's top destinations for connoisseurs.
The Paddock
Enjoy a poolside experience where you can sip your drinks and dine while relaxing on your personal lounger or in a private cabana.
Stay refreshed with a delightful array of Rosé wines and indulge in the delectable Coastal Ranch Cuisine offerings at the adults-only poolside oasis.

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