Terranea Resort

A luxury destination like no other! Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes, California, offers much more than just an ocean view. With its beautiful grounds and serene atmosphere, it’s the perfect place to have your dream wedding. Voted as one of the “Best Destination Wedding Venues” by Condé Nast Traveler readers for several years running. Whether you’re looking for a traditional beach ceremony, or something completely custom, this locale will provide everything that you need – with exquisite class!

On one hand, the Terranea Resort is a spectacular location for all your postcard-perfect celebrations. With jaw dropping views and lush landscaping! This property will make you feel like an explorer on the frontier! The picturesque views of Catalina Point are perfect for your wedding. And it’s a venue where you can celebrate in style. The hilltop trellis provides shade on hot summer days, while still allowing plenty of sun to shine down through its branches. Also, the nearby Ocean Lawn has views that will set your heart racing. If you have a high-number guest list, scenic Palos Verdes Meadows offer an immense expanse for the ceremony or affair with breathtaking sunset. You’ll also have the Point Vicente Lighthouse providing stunning scenery and skyline views.

Terranea’s seven-story central complex houses a wonderland of possibilities. With multiple ballrooms, choices are never ending! There’s no telling what you’ll find here: from grand and impressive spaces for events or intimate gatherings. Even up to accommodations that will suit any need imaginable, it seems like this hotel has something perfect waiting just around every corner!


Favorite Wedding Photography Locations at Terranea

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A – The Pathway

This is often the best location for photos of the first look and couples portraits.  The walkway will be too narrow for groups.  The horseshoe shape of the pathway makes this location usable for most times of the day.  Here are a few examples:

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B – Terranea Beach

While technically not part of the Terranea Resort, this public beach is a beautiful location for couples portraits.  However, keep in mind that there is a short hike, so you will need plenty of time, an adventurous couple, and proper footwear.  Here is an example:

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C – Cliff Views

One of the views of the sunset is on the west side of the property.  Ask the venue for a golf cart to travel to the area to avoid tiring out the wedding couple on their big day.

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