Stunning Beach Weddings Along the Santa Barbara Coast

For beach weddings in Santa Barbara, the Bacara Resort embraces several lawns with panoramic ocean views. Perched high above the Pacific Ocean, Bacara offers 78 oceanfront acres for the most romantic weddings in Santa Barbara, CA. Both The Bluff and the Ocean Lawn boasts lush landscaping and sweeping views of the California coastline.

From an intimate garden setting to a sparkling seaside ceremony, Bacara offers exquisite wedding locations in Santa Barbara and the perfect place the say I Do.

Diagrams & Event Space

Please click here to view diagrams and a list of dimensions for all meeting and event space at Bacara.


Wedding Ceremony Locations by Bacara Resort

  • The Bluff

    The Bluff is set high above the Pacific, offering dramatic ocean views. This sprawling lawn area can accommodate up to 300 guests for your seaside wedding ceremony in Santa Barbara, CA.


  • Ocean Lawn

    The Ocean Lawn also features panoramic ocean views and is surrounded by the resort’s lush landscaping. This exquisite Santa Barbara wedding location is adjacent to the Executive Center, offering private rooms for pre-wedding bridal party preparations. The Ocean Lawn can accommodate up to 500 wedding guests.


  • Residence Lawn

    This intimate, oceanside venue is reserved in conjunction with the Residence, Bacara’s premier 3,700-square foot Pacific retreat. It can accommodate up to 180 guests.


  • Oval Lawn

    The Oval Lawn is a private and enclosed garden area in the heart of the resort. Romantically adorned with various flowers and plants, this garden venue offers a stunning setting for outdoor wedding ceremonies in Santa Barbara, CA, which can accommodate up to 250 guests.


  • Rotunda

    The 1,734-square-foot, circular Rotunda atop Bacara’s main lobby features a sun-filled space, complete with views of the ocean, gardens and adjoining terraces. Wood-framed windows, a vaulted 20-foot ceiling and dramatic wrought-iron chandelier add to the Rotunda’s warm ambience. The Rotunda’s Terrace offers an al fresco gathering space, while the Rotunda’s Balcony provides beautiful ocean views. The Rotunda can host a ceremony of up to 200 guests.


Additional Amenities for your Beach Wedding in Santa Barbara

Not only does Bacara Resort offer stunning venues for wedding ceremonies, but our ceremony packages also include white or fruitwood chiavari chairs, a sound system with two wireless lavaliere microphones, one dedicated bellman for two hours, and complimentary iced tea and lemonade for your guests.

For more information, please contact us using our Wedding Planning Form.