Weddings

In Monterey & Carmel-by-the-Sea

Weddings at The Santa Lucia Preserve

Imagine your wedding escape in the Santa Lucia Mountains, where you’ll relish everything our 20,000-acre private nature preserve has to offer you and your wedding party.

A historic and authentic

Wedding Venue

The Preserve does not merely offer a venue for your wedding, it offers an experience in an unparalleled setting that you and your loved ones will cherish for a lifetime. Exchange vows near ancient redwood trees that have weathered storms, stood the test of time, and remained deeply rooted for the last 800 years. Gather for portraits in the historic Hacienda or within stunning panoramic vistas of the Santa Lucia Mountains. Revel in the sights, sounds and scents of this spectacular setting on your special day.

the perfect setting

Forever & Ever.

Our historic Hacienda is nearly 100 years old, with a rich history dating to the Roaring Twenties. Exchange sacred vows in a cathedral of redwoods, dating back even further. Revel in a bucolic setting shared with deer, turkeys, bobcats, and golden eagles. Savor farm-to-table fare and exquisite California wines. 

Each venue more spectacular than the next

Wedding in poppy field

Post-nuptials, celebrate with your wedding guests in the 100 year old barn, where rustic elegance melds the past with the present. Explore epic California scenery on foot or horseback. At night, become enraptured by the mountain air in your own cozy, rustic-glam camp near Moore’s Lake, or the honeymoon suite at the Hacienda.

Start planning your wedding today

Unforgettable weddings in an enchanted woodland oasis are available to Santa Lucia Preserve members and their sponsored guests. No public access is permitted. If you are a club member or have a sponsor and would like to learn more about weddings at The Preserve complete the form below and a member of our events team will be in touch with you shortly.

For immediate inquiries call (831) 620-6700.

Photo Credits: Liz Banfield, Scott Campbell, Norman & Blake, Jose Villa, Larissa Cleveland, Britt Rene, Sylvie Gil, Carlie Statsky.

Intrigued and want to learn more about the Preserve?

Please reach out so we may schedule a personalized tour.

For immediate inquiries call (833) 620-6768.

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