Whether you’ve dreamed of getting married on the water aboard a luxury yacht or steps from the bay, Balboa Bay Club is the venue for you. The only AAA Four-Diamond, Forbes Four-Star waterfront Resort in Newport Beach, this venue is home to multiple wedding ceremony sites all with an ocean view. Couples with a love for all things nautical will find their dream wedding and reception site all in one at the Balboa Bay Club Resort.

Wedding Preparations

Look no further than the Balboa Bay Club itself for all your wedding day needs.  With numerous guest rooms and suites, you and your bridal party will be able to prepare for the big day with amenities such as the spa, fitness center, or even poolside relaxation.

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Bridal Party Portraits

With so many beautiful on site locations for photography, Balboa Bay Club Resort is the perfect place for your pre-wedding photo shoot. This group of groomsmen looked right at home among the yachts in their black tuxes for this classy shot.

balboa bay wedding newport photography groomsmanFrom serious to silly, there’s always a primed spot at this gorgeous venue for any type of photo you can imagine. We love it when couples embrace their fun sides for unique photos like the one below!

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Wedding Ceremony

With three lush outdoor sites to choose from, the ocean is always in view. The Bay Front Lawn, pictured below, is the perfect spot for an intimate ceremony that allows for privacy while still hosting a stunning ocean view.

balboa bay wedding newport photography ceremonyOut on the water with your new spouse is the best place to be! With such beautiful weather, bay-side photos couldn’t be missed for these newlyweds.

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Wedding Reception

The Grand Ballroom is the perfect backdrop for your wedding reception of up to 450 guests. Outfitted with crystal chandeliers and gold and burgundy brocade, this stunning room complements all styles of decor and floral arrangements.

balboa bay wedding newport photography reception dinnerSneak into the ballroom early for some great couples shots before the party gets started. With such beautiful decor and incredible lighting, the scene is set for a night to remember.

balboa bay wedding newport photography 1There is nothing better than a bride and groom enjoying their reception! These two were the life of the party and kept the dancing going all night long.

balboa bay wedding newport photography smirnoff ice icedWhat better way to end the night than with an epic group shot? Capturing the essence of fun in one photo sounds like an impossible task, but with this group it was apparent that this wouldn’t be a problem!

balboa bay wedding newport photography group shotBay views, a beautiful staircase, and romantic lighting were the perfect way to say goodnight for these newlyweds.

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1221 W Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663

What are the ceremony and reception site options and capacities?

There are a total of six ceremony and reception spaces at the Balboa Bay Club Resort. Indoor locations include the Grand Ballroom (450 guests), the Bay View Room (250 guests), and the Commodore Room (250 guests). For an outdoor wedding ceremony, couples can choose from the Bay Front Lawn (180 guests), the Beachfront Lawn (400 guests), or the Ambassador Yacht  Deck ( 150 guests).

What amenities are included in each wedding package?

Packages may vary, but amenities include AV equipment, Bridal suite, setup/cleanup, decor, lighting, and sound.

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