Indian wedding ceremony mandap at the Hilton Beachfront Resort in Santa Barbara

Indian Wedding Venue: Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

Indian Wedding Venue Features:

  • Experienced in Indian weddings
  • Budget friendly venue
  • Beautiful garden setting for an outdoor ceremony

About Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort:

  • Located in Santa Barbara, California
  • Approximately 100mi. north of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  • Outdoor and Indoor event spaces
  • Event Amenities: tables, standard banquet chairs, linen, silverware, glassware, china, dance floor, lighting, servers, staff, and more.

Weddings here are mostly destination weddings – even for local Southern Californians as Santa Barbara is about 100 miles north of LAX airport and about 135 miles north of John Wayne Airport in Orange County. So keep-in-mind:

  • When planning your sangeet, you’ll probably want to have it also at the resort or nearby.
  • All of your guests will need hotel rooms = bigger room block. Are you hosting rooms for relatives?
  • You may want to consider hosting breakfasts and lunches

Ceremony Capacities:

  • Plaza del Sol is the ceremony venue most couples prefer at the Hilton Beachfront and seats up to 700 guests for a ceremony. Enjoy ocean views as the resort is just across the street from the beach and features an attached 3rd floor Rotunda
  • The Reagan Room is an indoor venue with ocean views and seats anywhere from 70-180 guests depending on the configuration.

Reception Capacities:

  • Grand Ballroom seats about 700 guests for a reception
  • Sierra Madre seats about 270 guests for a reception
  • Santa Barbara Ballroom seats up 270 guests for a reception

The Hilton has several other event spaces that seat anywhere from 30 to 300 guests.

Pricing Info:

This venue is in the $60-$80++ per person range. Complete the form below for pricing and availability info.

Indian Wedding Venue Friendliness:

  • Allows Outside Catering? Yes
  • Allows Horse Baraat? Yes
  • Allows Elephant baraat? No
  • Allows Car Baraat? Yes
  • Allows Outdoor Ceremony Flame? Yes
  • Allows Indoor Ceremony Flame? May be allowed. 
  • Consumption Bar Option? Yes
  • Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort welcomes all types of weddings.
An Indian wedding ceremony at Plaza Del Sol at the Hilton Beachfront Resort. This venue seats up to 700 guests and comes with these white resin chairs. Photo: Wedding Documentary Photo + Cinema.
Plaza Del Sol at the Hilton Beachfront Resort. This venue seats about 700 guests with a mandap or archway. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
Aerial view of the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. In the upper left you can see Plaza Del Sol and its proximity to the beach.
Another view of Plaza Del Sol from a higher perspective. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
You can opt for an indoor wedding ceremony at the resort. This is popular for Sikh weddings and other weddings. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
The baraat at the Hilton Santa Barbara is parallel to the beach. And the bride can watch and even participate! Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
The resort is vast and beautiful and full of great areas for your wedding day photo shoots. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
Easily walk over to the beach for part of your photo session as well. Photo: Wedding Documentary Photo + Cinema
The lobby at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront.
The Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Beachfront Resort seats up to 700 guests with a dance floor. Photo: Wedding Documentary Photo + Cinema

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    Other Indian Wedding Resorts in Southern California With Ocean or Bay Views
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    Balboa Bay Resort (Newport Beach, Orange County)
    Hilton Waterfront Beach Resort (Huntington Beach, Orange County)
    Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach (Huntington Beach, Orange County)

    Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa (Dana Point, Orange County)
    Paséa Hotel & Spa (Huntington Beach, Orange County)
    The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California)

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    Hyatt Regency Long Beach
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