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Venues in Newport Beach, CA,
(949) 373-5913

About Us

Operating out of Newport Beach, California, Electra Cruises is a yacht-based wedding venue designed to provide couples with an unforgettable experience. Their fleet of five vessels ranges from a charming paddlewheel riverboat to a contemporary and luxurious yacht. Couples and their guests can take in the breathtaking sights of Newport Harbor from a vantage point that few others will ever see.

Facilities and Capacity

Electra Cruises has a variety of high-end vessels built to suit the needs of their clients. Couples can host covered or uncovered ceremonies and receptions which can accommodate as few as 25 or up to 300 guests. Their 65-foot yacht, Athena, comfortably holds up to 150 wedding guests. Complete with leather sofas and a baby grand piano, guests are afforded plenty of space to relax and enjoy the special day. The largest ship in their fleet is the Eternity, a 140-foot vessel that boasts four decks and enough space for up to 300 passengers. This sleek, ultra-contemporary boat serves as an ideal location to recite your vows amidst a soothing, sea breeze. This company’s other liners are just as impressive and offer couples and their loved ones a high-style day at sea.

Services Offered

Couples can choose the timing of their event so that they can bask in the Southern California sun or dance the night away underneath the stars. Yacht rentals are typically four hours in duration but may be extended upon request. Electra Cruises offers couples a team of wedding coordinators to personalize their special event. Their all-inclusive wedding packages cover:

  • Yacht rentals
  • Catering and bar packages
  • Onboard wedding cakes
  • Ceremony officiant services
  • Wedding entertainment
  • Setup and teardown


Each of the yachts in the Electra Cruises fleet contains a commercial galley onboard. This means that you and your guests can enjoy fresh and delicious meals prepared by talented chefs. The crew is prepared to serve a variety of cuisines including, classic American, Jamaican, Mexican, and more. These meals can be presented in a buffet-style or couples may choose a sit-down service.

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  • Had our wedding on 6/28/19 at the Newport Princess for 50 guests. It was AMAZING! We spoke with Kim from the start to the end. We handled everything through mostly emails and texts here and there. Kim was very helpful and understanding with everything. She was able to answer everything immediately even my one question emails were not a problem for her. If you book an event with Electra, make sure you ask if they have the things you want before purchasing them. I didn’t use much of their stuff because I had a DIY wedding but they have a lot to offer. I only used their easels, round mirrors for centerpieces, lanterns and white drapings for the ceremony and stairwell. They made me a custom sign at the broad walk for my guests to see when they get to the marina. I highly recommend going to the food/vendor fair! We pretty much decided on everything that same night! We had the jumbo shrimp as our appetizers, mesclun salad, steamed veggies, scalloped potatoes. For our entree, we had coco... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 9,900.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 6,930.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 390.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 390.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 21.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Beach, Boat/Yacht

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception

    What event services do you offer?

    Cake, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Preferred Vendors Only, Set Up

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Plated

    What bar services do you provide?

    Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, Open Bar

    What event items are available?

    Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, November

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