About Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

Sitting 150 feet atop a bluff overlooking the majestic Pacific Ocean, Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel will provide an extraordinary experience for you and your guests. A brand synonymous with luxury, there’s no shortage in amenities for you and your guests to enjoy. Situated between Los Angeles and San Diego, this Orange County venue will give you the ocean-front wedding of your dreams.

Wedding Prep at Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

A designated bridal dressing suite is included in your wedding package at the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel. Each suite has panoramic ocean views. Each first-floor suite even has its own fire pit for guests to enjoy. Your hours in the bridal suite will be time for you and your bridesmaids to relax, prepare, and make memories on your big day.

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The lush subtropical grounds of the Ritz-Carlton offer plenty of opportunities for lush photography. Take advantage of plentiful opportunities for bridal party photos, like the photos of this vibrant Indian wedding, pictured below. The Ritz-Carlton specializes in weddings of all cultures and faiths, including Indian and Jewish weddings.

At Lin and Jirsa Wedding Photography, we are proud to capture the wedding of your culture and heritage. We have a wealth of experience photographing Indian weddings, from Mendhi parties, to Sangeet, to the grand Baraat.

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Couple’s Session at Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

A couple’s photography session is the perfect time to take a few intimate moments together as a couple, away from the pomp and ceremony, and reflect on your love while being photographed in the otherworldly scenery of the Ritz-Carlton grounds. Birds of paradise, ocean breezes, grand staircases, and swaying palm trees all serve as an idyllic backdrop as you memorialize your love on this monumental day.

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The hotel has three sumptuous outdoor spots for you to tie the knot. In each location, guests will watch you say your vows in front of panoramic ocean views. The Monarch Bay Sunset Terrace and Lawn allow you to wed on a red-tiled Italian terrace. The Bluff is an expansive space for a large wedding right on the edge of an ocean-front bluff. Or you can host your ceremony on the Pacific Promenade Lawn, a manicured lawn framed by bright blooms and tropical plants.


Wedding Reception at Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

The hotel has plenty of indoor options for dining and dancing at your wedding reception, from the grand, multi-chandeliered ballroom to some more intimate but elegant spaces. Whichever space you choose, any of these private rooms at the Ritz-Cartlon will allow your guests to relax and let down their hair after a beautiful day.

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There’s nothing like the Pacific sunset. You’ll want to take advantage of the sunset and moonlit photography, with the twinkling Orange County lights in the background.



Q-Can we play amplified music at our wedding?

A-The venue allows music at any of the indoor locations until 2AM.

Q-How many guests can we invite to our Ritz-Carlton wedding?

A-The various venues host different numbers of guests, from 75 at the Monarch Bay Sunset Terrace to 700 in the Ritz Carlton Ballroom.

Q-Can our out-of-town guests bring their pets?

A-Yes! The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel is a pet-friendly hotel.

The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel is located at One Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629.

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