48123 Highway One
Big Sur, CA 93920
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About Us

Getting married at Ventana gives you the freedom to design your own unique dream wedding--an opportunity to breathe and be left breathless on one of life's most precious days. Having your wedding here at the edge of the continent on a mountain above the Pacific, where the ocean meets redwood-covered forests, will engulf you and your guests in the magic of Big Sur.

We have two special ceremony sites: Our Wedding Site can accommodate up to 80 guests and features a flagstone terrace and a beautifully landscaped path leading to the ceremony area. The Event Lawn at our Inn, overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Big Sur coastline, can accommodate about 150 guests for your ceremony. For your cocktail and dinner reception, the Upper Terrace features a beautiful lavender garden, an over-sized outdoor fireplace and an outdoor bar. For a more intimate reception dinner, our Coastal Arbor Terrace offers amazing views next to a cozy fireplace.

Spread out on 243 acres, Ventana has 59 spacious rooms and suites in 12 separate one- and two-story buildings. All of our rooms have a king bed, large soaking tub and private deck or patio. Most of our rooms and suites have a wood-burning fireplace. We would be happy to set up a room block for you and your wedding group with a discounted rate. Please note that Ventana is an adult-only property; guests under 18 are not permitted at the Inn but are welcome to attend events held at the Restaurant.


Outdoor Ceremony - Covered
Outdoor Ceremony - Uncovered
Reception Guest Capacity - Indoor
Up to 150
Reception Guest Capacity - Outdoor
Up to 150
Onsite Venue Services
Ceremony SiteDestination Wedding PackagesFull Bar AvailableFull Service Wedding PackagesOnsite CateringOnsite Overnight AccommodationsOnsite ParkingOnsite ValetOnsite Wedding Cake
Venue Style
DestinationEco-friendly / GreenFairy TaleHolidayRusticTraditional
Venue Type
BeachBotanic Garden / ParkCabin