Coastal California Weddings

Weddings at Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club are celebrations beyond expectation. Every detail is attended to with care; every moment is a cherished memory in the making. Choose from romantic indoor and outdoor venues, each offering breathtaking views and elegant details that reflect our coastal setting. 

Fresh-cut flowers, tables covered in white linen, and sparkling chandeliers set the scene for grand affairs in our awe-inspiring Pacific Ballroom. Toast to this momentous occasion with a cocktail reception in the Pacific Promenade—a “Hall of Mirrors”-inspired space that is also a perfect backdrop for wedding photography—or step out onto the Juliette balcony to hear the crashing ocean waves. Outside, discover beautiful backdrops dotted around the resort, including our lush Botanical Garden; our bright and airy Grand Lawn; or our secluded, semi-intimate Pacific Lawn. 

Both indoors and out, Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club is an effortlessly romantic setting for the celebration of a lifetime.

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Outdoor Wedding Venues

The Grand Lawn

  • 12,600 Square Feet

Our magnificent Grand Lawn sprawls across 12,600 square feet of perfectly manicured greens and features stunning views. The Pacific blue horizon creates a romantic backdrop for vows of everlasting love. This elegant space offers access via two sweeping staircases descending from the Sunset Terrace. An excellent choice for large celebrations, this wedding venue pairs perfectly with the Monarch Ballroom.

The 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.

Botanical Garden

  • 400 Square Feet

This Mediterranean-style garden boasts sweeping ocean and golf course views with a romantic Roman white marble gazebo as its centerpiece. Your Southern California wedding ceremony will take place amidst beautiful flowers and blooming trees. This ceremony venue sits in close proximity to Club 19, the Mediterranean Ballroom and the Wine Cellar.

Botanical Lawn South

  • 27,900 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.

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.

Elegant Indoor Venues

The Pacific Ballroom

  • 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.

The Monarch Ballroom

  • 5,800 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 and space for a dance floor and staging.

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The Wine Cellar and Terrace

  • - Square Feet

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.

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.

Hilton Honors

Hilton Honors

Romance with Rewards

Book a new wedding for the months of January through May of 2021 to receive Weddings Incentive Points through the Hilton Honors Member program. Call 949-234-3200 or submit a Wedding Inquiry for more information. 

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