The Resort at Pelican Hill

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The Resort at Pelican Hill is an award-winning oceanfront wedding venue nestled in Newport Coast, California. With quaint beach cottages, authentic Italian architecture, and over three miles of beautiful coastline, this venue is dedicated to providing a transformative wedding experience where, very briefly, you and your partner can make time stand still as you celebrate your love for one another.

Facilities and Capacity
With over 504 acres of beautiful landscape and ancient olive trees, The Resort at Pelican Hill offers panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and 16th-century Palladian architecture. The venue offers a variety of event spaces. With over 5,000 square feet of space, The Mar Vista consists of the Mar Vista Ballroom, La Cappella, the Event Lawn, and The Rotunda. Once booked, The Mar Vista promises complete privacy for your wedding. With nearly 3,000 square feet of space, the warm, intimate La Cappella provides picture windows, a fireplace, and wood-beam ceilings. The Event Lawn is oval in shape and meticulously cared for and landscaped. The iconic Italian rotunda is located 300 feet above the ocean and boasts breathtaking, picturesque views.

Services Offered
Upon booking, The Resort at Pelican Hill exclusively reserves the entire day for your wedding event. Vendor recommendations and referrals can be provided by the resorts wedding professionals. All packages include the use of chairs, tables, flatware, glassware, china, and linens. Centerpieces, chair covers, audio equipment, dance floors, drapery, uplighting, furniture, and other general decor can be added to your package if desired. All areas are wheelchair accessible, and parking is complimentary. Other services include:
SetupCleanupGet-ready roomsBridal suite with full salon station

With a variety of coastal California food available, The Resort at Pelican Hill is happy to work with you to create a unique wedding menu inspired by you with fresh, high-quality ingredients that suit your dietary needs. A dedicated butler and wedding concierge is provided for every wedding. Meals can be served plated or buffet-style, and hors d'oeuvres and stations of your choice are provided during your cocktail hour. A full-service, on-site pastry kitchen team can handle your dessert and wedding cake needs, and cake cutting service is always complimentary. Open bar packages are available and include a champagne toast for the newlyweds.

Depending on availability, the married couple can enjoy an exquisite, complimentary bungalow on the evening of their wedding. The resort features a variety of state-of-the-art amenities. Both the Coliseum Pool and the private Villa Club Pool were built with over one million hand-cut glass mosaic tiles. Cabana suites surround the beautiful pools and feature flat-screen televisions, Bose audio systems, chaise lounges, dining tables, ceiling fans, and mini bars. A childrens pool is also available and offers panoramic ocean views.

The Resort at Pelican Hill is conveniently located on the coastline just south of Newport Beach. The resort is also a 15-minute drive from John Wayne Airport and a 45-minute drive from Los Angeles International Airport.

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