It may be true that inspiration can strike anywhere, but it’s smart business to increase your odds—by placing your team in an inspiring environment in the first place. 

With more than 30,000 square feet of indoor meeting spaces and 80,000 square feet of lush outdoor areas for gatherings, Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club offers a wealth of options for your next meeting or corporate event.

Yet as inspiring as our spaces can be on their own, they are merely the foundation for inspiration, the beginning of your group’s experience. Whether your event is in an intimate boardroom, an elegant ballroom, or our expansive Botanical Lawn, the surroundings also create limitless possibilities to blend pleasure and productivity.

Everything the team needs is here at our coastal retreat—a private beach club, 18-hole championship golf course, and award-winning dining, as well as amenities and accommodations that will make your meeting feel more like a reward than a requirement. And custom team-building activities, from creative workshops to beach volleyball and our popular Beach Survivor Challenge, create stronger bonds and allow you to work better together.

Our world-class recreational and team-building activities are at your fingertips to provide your guests with an exceptional experience: 

  • More than 40 weekly fitness, yoga and meditation classes
  • 18 holes of oceanfront golf
  • Private Monarch Bay Beach Club, with ocean sports, equipment rentals & instruction
  • Guided electric bicycle tours
  • Signature running and walking app
  • Customized team-building activities

When you are ready to host your next meeting or event, we are ready for you.

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Meeting Spaces

Pacific Ballroom

  • Seats 750
  • 12,000 Square Feet

This exquisite ballroom is 12,000 square feet and features monumental coffered ceilings, dazzling chandeliers and natural lighting. Guests enter via a corridor of mirrors reminiscent of Versailles and down a sweeping grand staircase through the Pacific Rotunda.

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Monarch Ballroom

  • 5,611 Square Feet

This elegant 5,800 square foot ballroom is located off the main lobby, with beautiful décor and modernized interior design. This location allows for seating of up to 300 guests.

Wine Cellar and Terrace

This truly unique venue features 100-year-old French paved flooring and stone walls creating an old world ambiance, accented by a 10,000-bottle wine inventory from around the world. This location is ideal for an intimate wedding or rehearsal dinner. The outdoor terrace seats up to 40 guests, and features columns topped by lush foliage which provide framing views of the ocean, Grand Lawn and Resort Pools.

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  • 1,024 Square Feet


  • 552 Square Feet

Bourbon Steak Private Dining Room

  • 300 Square Feet

For an intimate dinner, Bourbon Steak's private dining room features options from the restaurant’s menu; custom-designed menus can also be created for the occasion.

Catalina Room

  • 648 Square Feet


  • Seats 165
  • 2784 Square Feet

This refined and elegant meeting space is 2,800 square feet and features a full wall of natural light, 14.5’ ceilings, and seats up to 175 guests. Customizable to fit your event needs, this space offers a stylish interior design and is divisible into two sections to provide a more intimate setting. With easy access to the main lobby, this meeting space showcases a 2,000-square-foot covered terrace and outdoor seating, allowing your guests to gather in the open air and Southern California sunshine.

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Outdoor Spaces

Grand Lawn

  • 12,600 Square Feet

Our magnificent Grand Lawn sprawls across 12,600 square feet of perfectly manicured greens and features stunning views.  This elegant space offers access via two sweeping staircases descending from the Sunset Terrace. 

Pacific Lawn

  • 6,500 Square Feet

This private, oval-shaped setting features a trellised gazebo, delicate rose bushes and flowering jacaranda to enhance your nuptials. Access this lawn via two semi-circular staircases from the Pacific Rotunda featuring a wrought iron Juliet-style balcony. The Pacific Lawn conveniently neighbors the Pacific Ballroom, allowing guests to easily process to the reception.

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Botanical Garden

  • Seats -
  • 400 Square Feet

This Mediterranean-style garden boasts sweeping ocean and golf course views with a Roman white marble gazebo as its centerpiece.

Botanical Lawns

  • 58,700 Square Feet

Adjacent to the Botanical Garden and overlooking Monarch Beach Golf Links, the Botanical Lawn can easily be transformed into your ideal meeting or group event location. One of Orange County’s finest venues, this space seats up to 300 guests.

Botanical Lawn North

  • 10,800 Square Feet

Adjacent to the Botanical Garden and overlooking Monarch Beach Golf Links, the Botanical Lawn can easily be transformed into your ideal ceremony or reception location. One of Orange County’s finest wedding venues, this space seats up to 300 guests.