As an engaged couple, choosing a venue for your wedding is one of the first and greatest decisions you will make. This one decision will impact your financial plan, style, decoration, and even your wedding attire. And that is where the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel comes in. As you read through this article, you will realize why this resort is the perfect place for your special day.

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Breathtaking aerial view of the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

Ritz Carlton Laguna Beach Wedding 

Do you love a modern, elegant wedding setting? Or do you want to have an oceanfront luxury wedding? Or, much better, do you want to have a blend of both wedding settings? Certainly, it is very much possible with the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel. This resort will be the perfect place to exchange vows. They have three outdoor wedding venues where you and your wedding guests can directly see the dazzling beauty of the Pacific Ocean. Of course, reflecting Dana Point hospitality, we love to plan weddings of any religion and culture.

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Sweeping oceanfront view of the venue

The hotel is also a favorite place for Kosher and Indian celebrations. In fact, to customize the wedding theme that you dream of, a professional in-house culinary team and flexible pastry chef are delighted to be at your service. If you are an Indian couple, it is guaranteed that you will be satisfied with the undivided service of the assigned caterer.

About Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel 

Nestled on a 150-foot bluff, the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel definitely provides you and your wedding guests with a lot of amazing experiences. As a perk of its location, you can see the magnificent Pacific Ocean without any obstructions. As a luxury resort, having amenity shortages is not in the resort’s vocabulary. Thus, you will experience nothing but enjoyment! Another thing that proves why the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel is perfect for any Laguna Beach oceanfront weddings is its ideal location. Being an Orange County venue between Los Angeles and San Diego, this resort can surely make your dream wedding come true.

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Aerial shot of the iconic Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel

Wedding Preparation at Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel 

Any aspect of your wedding will be excellently fulfilled at the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel. In this resort, the wedding couple’s satisfaction and happiness are paramount. And when it comes to the bridal dressing suite, you have nothing to worry about. As part of the wedding package, you and your bridesmaids will be provided with a perfect suite to relax, prepare, and make memories on this big day of yours. Each suite on the first floor has its own fire pit, so all of you can enjoy it while being captivated by the panoramic ocean views through your windows.

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Wedding preparation at the bridal suite
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Sweet moments before the ceremony
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Few hours before saying “I Do”

Wedding Party Photos at Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

When it comes to wedding party photography, Ritz-Carlton presents a lot of splendid and vibrant opportunities. The resort’s lush subtropical grounds make a perfect background for your bridal party photos. Planning weddings of all faiths, cultures, and heritages is proudly Ritz-Carlton’s specialty. Of course, that includes Indian and Jewish weddings. We have a wide range of experience having Indian weddings, from Mehndi parties, Sangeet, to the grand Baraat.

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Joyful wedding party shot a Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel
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Couple’s Session at Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel 

During the couple’s session, the couple will finally have the perfect time to spend intimate moments and express their love together while being photographed. It will be their romantic moment together as they escape from the crowd and ceremony for a while. And all these moments will be perfectly captured in the Ritz-Carlton’s creatively manicured landscapes and magnificent scenery. The resort proudly presents its stunning Bird of Paradise, shining ocean breezes, grand staircases, and swaying palm trees as a wonderful background for your romantic shots.

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Sweet couple’s session with the Pacific Ocean as the backdrop
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That lovely “just-got-married” pose
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Romantic couple’s session by the sea

Wedding Ceremony and Reception at Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel 

Isn’t it so exciting and romantic to exchange vows in front of a panoramic view of a dazzling ocean? The Ritz-Carlton provides three deluxe outdoor options for your Southern California oceanfront wedding venue.

Moreover, the wedding will never be complete without the dining and dancing program. Hence, Ritz-Carlton prepares numerous indoor options for you to choose from for your lovely wedding reception. Do you want something grand, multi-chandeliered, or a more intimate yet elegant wedding reception ballroom? You can have all that here at the Ritz-Carlton.

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This place is a sought-after venue for sunset wedding ceremonies and events. At the Monarch Bay Sunset Terrace and Lawn, you can enjoy having your wedding on a glamorous red-Italian terrace.

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Stunning sunset wedding ceremony at the Monarch Bay Sunset Terrace
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Wonderful golden hour wedding ceremony at the Monarch Bay Sunset Terrace


If you want to have a large wedding in a vast place on the edge of an oceanfront bluff, you will surely love The Bluff.

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Fairytale-inspired wedding ceremony at The Bluff – Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel
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The entrance to happily ever after – The Bluff, Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel


This classical wedding reception can accommodate up to 74 guests. There are French doors open for you and your guests to get awestruck by the enchanting beauty of the ocean. The room is elegant with its crystal chandelier and white marble fireplace.

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This premiere seaside wedding venue can accommodate up to 200 guests. The rooms have glistening crystal chandeliers and perfectly domed ceilings. Thus, the Pavilion will surely be a great choice for a luxurious wedding. Behold the bewitching 180-degree panoramic view of the dazzling Pacific Ocean, sun-swept beach, and Northern Coastline from the venue’s French doors.

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Elegant wedding reception florals in blush & pastel palette – The Pavilion


This luxurious wedding reception can accommodate up to 550 guests. It radiates the unique beauty of Californian elegance mixed with contemporary accents.

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Dreamy wedding cake display at the Ritz Carlton Ballroom
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Enchanting wedding reception design at the Ritz Carlton Ballroom


If you want to have your wedding amidst majestic blooms and lush tropical plants, you can choose the Pacific Promenade Lawn.


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Stunning nighttime photograph by the sea

What is your Laguna Beach dream wedding? Ever dreamt of having romantic moments with your beloved lifetime partner in the sunset after your wedding and having it all taken into pictures? If so, the Ritz-Carlton is the perfect place to do your wedding planning in Laguna Beach, Orange County. Furthermore, the twinkling Orange County lights make a brilliant backdrop for your adorable moonlit photographs. Above all, our wedding team and planners are looking forward to celebrating your big day! So, if you have any inquiries or questions, contact us here.

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