The Inside Scoop
FROM THE KNOT EDITORS
The First Look
Couples looking for a coastal wedding and reception venue in the San Diego area, need to consider the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California. This seaside resort and spa offers two outdoor wedding and reception areas and two ballrooms. The Sheraton can accommodate weddings and receptions from as small as 25 to as large as 600 guests.
Ocean Blue Lawn is a secluded area surrounded by trees and white roses, making it ideal for an outdoor ceremony. Many brides use the lawn's long staircase for their entrance.
Pacific Lawn is another outdoor area ideal for ceremonies. This lawn is surrounded by palm trees and bordered by a vine-covered pergola.
Sunset Ballroom has high ceilings, chandeliers, panoramic views and a dance floor. This room also has a foyer that can be used for a cocktail hour.
Grand Pacific Ballroom also features chandeliers and high ceilings. Guests can dance the night away on the dance floor. The ballroom also has a foyer that can be used for a cocktail hour.
Twenty/20 is the hotel's restaurant. This is ideal for a rehearsal dinner or wedding party brunch. It offers views of the Pacific coastline.
What You Should Know
There are things the bride and groom should know about the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa. The wedding specialists will assist the bride and groom with choosing the wedding package that meets their needs and budget. They will also help the couple select the decor and lighting packages.
The culinary team has several menu options available including entrees such as grilled filet mignon and seared salmon. They can also customize the menu to the couples style, theme, ethnic and dietary needs. Couples can choose from a buffet or served dinner. Enhancements are available to make your reception stand out.
All wedding packages include:
- One-hour rehearsal time
- Fruit-infused water at ceremony
- Bridal dressing room
- Ceremony site for two hours
- One-hour bar service
- Wedding cake service
The staff can assist the bride and groom with finding vendors for the ceremony and reception. The venue has a list of approved bakers, florists, music services, officiants, stylists and photographers.
There are perks to hosting an event at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa.
- Complimentary sparkling toast at the reception
- Complimentary room for the couple on the wedding night
- Turn-of-the-century trolley available for rent
- Ocean Pearl Spa for bridal pampering
- The Crossings Golf Course is next to the resort, perfect for a pre-wedding outing
- Picturesque backdrops for wedding photos
- Special room rates for guests
From the Vendor
Elegant. Effortless. Extraordinary.
The Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa provides an unforgettable backdrop for you to begin your journey together. Breathtaking panoramic ocean views, beautifully landscaped grounds, and elegant ballrooms await you. Treat yourself and your guests to the quintessential Southern California coastal wedding experience with the warmth, charm, elegance and hospitality that is the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa. Relax and let our inviting, creative and professional catering team, handle all of the details for your upcoming celebration!
Amenities + Details
Outdoor - Not Covered
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$$ – Affordable
Ballroom, Beach, Garden, Hotel, Restaurant
Bar + Drinks, Cakes + Desserts, Destination Weddings, Food + Catering, Planning, Rentals + Equipment, Service Staff
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