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Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

The Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa is not only a gorgeous venue with views of the Pacific Ocean, but this resort is very experienced in Indian weddings. The

Capacity, Info, & Airports

  • Outdoor ceremony with ocean views up to 600 guests.
  • Reception Ballroom space for up to 650 guests.
  • ~30 miles south of John Wayne Airport (SNA)
  • Best way to get to the resort = car
  • Rental cars at SNA are right across from baggage claim so guests can be on their way seamlessly.
  • International guests fly into LAX; best to drive to Laguna Cliffs; ~60 miles south. The resort charges a parking fee.
Hindu Weddings Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes
Is a ceremony flame allowed? Outdoors, yes. Indoors approved on case-by-case basis.
Is a baraat allowed? Yes, car, horse, elephant
Is there a consumption bar option? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes and the resort will help, set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes and the resort will help with options to serve breakfast to guests staying at the resort.
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for a mandap? No, work with your decorator to design your mandap.

Sangeet and Garba Venues

Where should you have your sangeet? At the Laguna Cliffs Marriott, Indian restaurant and other banquet halls, community centers in Orange County, BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir in Chino Hills, Sanatan Dharma Mandir in Norwalk, or other hotels that will be lower cost than Laguna Cliffs. Visit our marketplace for budget-friendly venues.

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Muhurats

Laguna Cliffs Resort may not be able to accommodate muhurats at “odd” off peak times such as very early morning or late at night. Complete the form below for more info.

Hindu Dietary Requirements

Laguna Cliffs allows you to hire a caterer that is licensed and insured. Work directly with your caterer to prepare a menu per your dietary requirements. We recommend that you ask your caterer to prepare dish description cards, like the ones pictured below.

Mexican food served an a sangeet for an Indian wedding.
Photo: VEK Photo

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Jain Weddings at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes
Is a ceremony flame allowed? Outdoors, yes. Indoors approved on case-by-case basis.
Is a baraat allowed? Yes, Car, horse, elephant
Is there a consumption bar option? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes and the resort will help, set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? 
Yes and the resort will help with options to serve breakfast to guests staying at the resort.
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for a mandap? 
No, work with your decorator to design your mandap.

Sangeet and Garba Venues

Where should you have your sangeet? You could have it at Laguna Cliffs. Alternatively if you’re looking to spend less on the sangeet/garba than the wedding day, the Jain Center of Southern California, Indian restaurant banquet halls and community centers in Orange County, or hotels that will be lower cost than Laguna Cliffs, such as the Delta Marriott Anaheim and would be convenient to host the room block as well. Visit our marketplace for budget-friendly venues.

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Muhurats

Laguna Cliffs Resort may not be able to accommodate muhurats at “odd” off peak times such as very early morning or late at night. Complete the form below for more info.

Jain Dietary Requirements

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa allows you to hire a caterer that is licensed and insured. Most caterers understand the specifics of Jain food. At the venue, ask the caterer to setup a separate buffet or separate section of the buffet for Jain food, vegetarian food etc.

Also, it’s nice to ask the DJ or MC to make an announcement about Jain food and where it is. As an additional effort, on the wedding day or day before, you might designate someone to send an email to your guests whom you know prefer Jain food and inform them that there will be an option.

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Muslim Weddings at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes
Is a baraat allowed? Yes, car, horse, elephant.
Is there an option for non-alcoholic beverages only? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes and the resort will help, set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? 
Yes and the resort will help with options to serve breakfast to guests staying at the resort.
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for the ceremony? 
No, work with your decorator to construct it.

Nearby Masjids

You could opt to have your nikah and/or shaadi at a nearby Masjid, followed by the Walima at Laguna Cliffs. There are several Masjids in Orange County.

Mehndi Venues

Where should you have your mehndi? You could have a mehndi celebration at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort. Otherwise at Indian restaurant banquet halls, community centers in Orange County, or hotels such as the Delta Marriott Anaheim that cost less than the Laguna Cliffs and would be convenient to host the room block as well.

Muslim Dietary Requirements

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa allows you to hire a caterer that is licensed and insured.Work directly with your caterer to prepare a halal menu and any other dietary requirements.

Sikh Weddings at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for the Guru Granth Sahib? No, work with your decorator to design an elevated setup. See more info below.
Is a baraat allowed? Yes, car, horse, elephant
Is there space for milni? Yep!
Is there a consumption bar option? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes and the resort will help, set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? 
Yes and the resort will help with options to serve breakfast to guests staying at the resort.

Anand Karaj at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort

Below are photos of other outdoor Anand Karaj ceremonies on a lawn, so you can see how other couples have setup the ceremony. You may also like our guide on Tips for a non-Gurdwara Anand Karaj.

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Sub-flooring was laid down on the grass for an outdoor Sikh wedding. Your decorator will help with this. Photo: Greycard Photography
Sikh wedding at Pelican Hill Resort
Anand Karaj ceremony at Pelican Hill Resort. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography

At the Anand Karaj below, they gave each guest a gadda (cushion) to sit on.

Outdoor Anand Karaj wedding ceremony
Outdoor Anand Karaj on concrete with gaddas for the guests to sit on.
Anand Karaj at Warner Center Marriott
Indoor Anand Karaj ceremony where the guests are seated on sheets. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography

Closest Gurdwaras

There closest Gurdwara is the Sikh Center of Orange County in Santa Ana, approximately 30 miles north of the resort. If you prefer a traditional Anand Karaj, you could have the ceremony at the Gurdwara followed by the reception at Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort.

Laguna Cliffs Marriott and Muhurats

Laguna Cliffs Resort may not be able to accommodate muhurats at “odd” off peak times such as very early morning or late at night. Complete the form below for more info.

Jaggo and Sangeet Venues

Where should you have your jaggo and/or sangeet? You could have it at Laguna Cliffs Marriott. Alternatively, if you’re looking to spend less on the sangeet than the wedding day, you might look into Indian restaurant banquet halls and community centers in Orange County, or hotels that will be lower cost than Laguna Cliffs such as the Delta Marriott Anaheim would be convenient to host the room block as well. Visit our venue marketplace to find budget-friendly venues.

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