Brides: Watch Your Baraat Arrive at the Marriott Newport Beach Hotel & Spa, Indian Wedding Venue

One of the most exciting times for a South Asian bride, is the moments before she steps out to walk down the aisle. The Marriott Newport Beach has two beautiful ceremony venues that are ideal for Indian weddings; and she can watch the baraat arrive from both. Not many venues have staging areas situated where she can watch, making it a memorable and unique experience!

When I help couples find their wedding venue, these are the subtle details that we point out as when you start planning an Indian wedding it can be pretty overwhelming with the options, ideas, considerations, not to mention that often you, your fiance/fiancée, both parents and siblings are often, all involved in decision making. And this is one of those things that you wouldn’t necessarily think of when your mind is swirling with bigger things like budgets, decor, clothes and jewelry. But this is one of those things that you’ll remember forever – the butterflies in your stomach and the huge smile on your face as you watch the baraat dancing their way to…you!

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Front of the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa. The fountain in front is a great place to start a baraat and a photo shoot. Photo: Aaron Eye Photography

{Seaview Terrace}

The Seaview Terrace features an adjoining path directly from the baraat area, where guests can seamlessly enter the ceremony space and the families can do the milni. The best part is a bridal staging suite where the bride can peak through and watch as guests arrive and watch part of the baraat! So exciting! Not a lot of venues have a room where the bride can see all the action.

The Sea View Terrace at the Marriott Newport Beach Hotel & Spa; Photo: Samson Productions

{Rose Garden}

Photo: Lin & Jirsa
Indian, Gujarati and Tamil, Jain and Hindu, wedding ceremony. The groom wearing a sherwani and sera, riding in a convertible arriving to the mandap with the baraat.
Photo: Lin and Jirsa
Photo: Lin & Jirsa

Get pricing details, photos and request quotes for the Marriott Newport Beach on ShaadiShop.

{Take Aways}

  • when you’re comparing venues don’t forget to take this into consideration. Can you watch the baraat arrive?
  • work with your photography team so that one photographer is documenting you watching the baraat arrive while the other is following the baraat.
  • you might like our post about unique baraat entrances – people are getting super creative with them – Bat Mobile, parade floats, arrive by boat and more!

From all of us at ShaadiShop congratulations and cheers to your upcoming wedding!
Samta Varia
Founder & CEO
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