At an ideal location within a refreshing coastal city, Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is the best romantic place to exchange your vows. It is a home for a unique and elegant wedding place and flawless services. The venue’s stunning view of the sparkling Pacific Ocean as well as its picturesque facilities and landscapes make a desirable place for remarkable and grand Santa Barbara Weddings. Ritz-Carlton features its sumptuous Bacara Ballroom enhanced with opulent 23-foot ceilings and impressive mirrors with gilt frames. The whole place is bathed with a romantic and elegant ambiance. Moreover, perfectly blending the natural gorgeousness of sunlight, ocean horizon, vibrant gardens, and dashing outdoor balconies, the venue can romantically stage fulfill your dream outdoor or indoor wedding celebration.

A perfect aerial view of the Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara.
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Plan your Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Wedding

Our team’s experienced Santa Barbara Wedding Planner will guide you in planning every aspect of your wedding day. Surely, our team offers customizable services to perfectly fit your wedding preferences and ideas. Regardless of your wedding cultures, our team will be delighted to assist you. And of course, rich with experience and knowledge in cultural weddings, our team is experienced in planning Jewish, Indian, Chinese Weddings, etc. Thus, you can ensure that planning a wedding at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara is a choice you will cherish forever.

The cozy traditional steakhouse of Ritz-Carlton, the Angel Oak.
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Our Santa Barbara Wedding Coordinator and photographer will collaborate in successfully coordinating your first look and couple’s session. Also, you can take advantage of the hotel’s 78 acres full of iconic sceneries and well-manicured lawns for wedding venues. Besides, wedding couples can check and enjoy the best wedding sites offered by Bacara Resort & Spa. Moreover, with only a two-hour drive from North Los Angeles plus a short trip from University California, Santa Barbara, you can finally arrive at the well-renowned Goleta oceanfront resort. 

Here are 4 exquisite options for your wedding ceremony site:


An exquisite sight of The Bluff.
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Overlooking the sparkling view of the ocean, this picturesque place is perfect as your oceanfront wedding ceremony or reception accommodating up to 300 guests. Furthermore, the high-angle unobstructed view of the ocean makes a dramatic backdrop for your The Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara Wedding Photo ops.


One of our favorite Ritz-Carlton Bacara Santa Barbara Wedding sites is the Ocean Lawn. It is beautified by the captivating panoramic view of the ocean and the place’s perfectly manicured landscapes and facilities. Comfortably accommodating up to 500 wedding guests, this fabulous setting also offers private rooms for wedding prep in its adjacent Executive Center.


This opulent Residence Lawn is perfect if you prefer a smaller, more intimate oceanfront wedding accommodating up to 120 guests. Furthermore, it can be booked with The Residence, Bacara’s high-end 3,700 square foot Pacific retreat as a conjunction. 

Bacara Resort Wedding Ceremony


This elegant outdoor wedding ceremony site can seat up to 300 guests. Beautifully settled in the heart of the resort, the venue is enhanced with a private encompassing vibrant garden.

Your Wedding Reception


The luxurious Bacara Ballroom perfect for any special events.
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This mesmerizing 11,300 square feet wedding reception ballroom is one of the things that makes wedding Planning in Santa Barbara remarkably the best. Enhanced with artistic details and extravagant 23-foot-high ceilings, the place can accommodate up to 1,250 wedding guests. And also, with its enormous size, you can choose to separate the place into 3 parts – each having up to 350 wedding guests.


Nestling on top of Bacara’s main lobby, is the astonishing 1,734-square-foot round Rotunda. Certainly, this romantic place can accommodate up to 200 wedding guests. Thus, everyone can enjoy its vibrant view of the ocean and garden blended with natural light. 

Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Wedding
Have your best culinary experience here at the hotel’s Foley Tasting Room.
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Probing for a smaller, intimate wedding? In that case, the venue’s elegant and classy wine cellar features a private dining area that would be a perfect setting. Above all, whatever venue option you will choose, our Santa Barbara Wedding Planners & Wedding Coordinators at Royce Weddings will guarantee to lead you to your wedding success. So if you have any questions or inquiries, feel free to contact us.