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Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa

5921 Valencia Circle P.O. Box 9126
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, CA
Services: Venues | Catering | Travel | Login to save vendor
(858) 759-6259

About Us

Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa is a stylish wedding venue located in Rancho Santa Fe, California. Combining luxury with rustic charm, this setting offers 45 acres of grounds where you can make your dreams come to life. The ranch welcomes intimate gatherings and grand celebrations for every stage of your wedding journey, from engagement party to reception. Elopements can also be held here.

Facilities and Capacity

Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa offers both indoor and outdoor event spaces for to-be-weds to choose from. The Croquet Lawn, with 8,400 square feet of event space, can comfortably accommodate up to 500 guests. The lawn is dotted with palm trees and California Live Oak, with beds of hibiscus and bougainvillea adding pops of color. This space can be tented for protection from the elements, but couples are also free to celebrate in the open air. The Sunrise Room & Terrace, with a maximum capacity of 240 guests, offers a private courtyard setting for ceremonies. A fountain, tiled floors, and flower-covered trellises all combine to create a romantic space for your milestone. The Rose Garden is another outdoor setting, inviting more intimate gatherings. This space has a maximum capacity of 30 guests, and can also be used as a backdrop for photos. The final outdoor setting, the Valencia Lawn, can comfortably accommodate events with up to 500 attendees. The lush grass is surrounded by coral trees and greenery, perfect for to-be-weds who have envisioned a garden wedding. Indoors, couples can commemorate their milestone in the Terrace Ballroom & Patio. French doors open the ballroom onto a picturesque terrace, creating enough space for 200 guests. The 2,000 square foot space invites all manner of floor plans and lighting options.

Services Offered

Couples who are hosting their celebrations at Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa are supported by a dedicated wedding specialist. They work hard to understand your vision and look after every last detail to help give you a day you'll remember forever. They can even arrange for a fairytale-worthy send off in a horse and carriage. Special packages are offered for couples planning elopements, vow renewals, midweek celebrations, and winter weddings.


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  • In our third attempt at wedding planning due to COVID, we were looking for a venue to host our 20 person micro wedding. We looked at a number of highly regarded venues in the San Diego area but, once we saw Rancho Valencia, there was no contest. It is definitely a beautiful property but even more than that, we felt that their level of service and professionalism was extraordinary. They also took Covid precautions very seriously and we felt that our guests would feel safe and secure. We worked with Whitney throughout the planning process and she was warm, responsive and on top of everything. Between navigating Covid, rain predicted for the wedding day and normal wedding day logistics, they were very flexible and went above and beyond to accommodate all of our needs. Comparative to other venues claiming to be of this caliber, we also thought we got a good value for our event. Weddings are not cheap, even small ones, but they are a class act in every way. As you are exploring options for ... Read more

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