he Seascape Beach Resort

Seascape Beach Resort

Seascape Beach Resort is a luxury resort near Santa Cruz situated on 17 miles of land with unparalleled views of Monterey Bay. Enjoy a tranquil and scenic oceanfront wedding ceremony and reception for up to 250 guests.

After the ceremony dance the night away in the luxurious Seascape Ballroom with ocean views. For more intimate celebrations select the Rio or Riviera Rooms for 120 and 110 guests with a dance floor, respectively.

To really get an overview of Seascape Beach Resort venue, watch the Indian wedding highlights video below.

Ceremony space with ocean views. The lawn seats up to 300 guests.
Wedding Documentary Photo + Cinema

{Capacity, Features, Airports}

Ceremony Venue Capacity

Reception Venue Capacity

  • Indoor Ceremony: 300 guests
  • Outdoor Oceanfront Ceremony: 300
  • Seascape Ballroom Reception: 250 guests
  • Outdoor Reception: varies

For more intimate events with 120 guests or less, select the Rio or Riviera rooms. Both feature ocean views.

{Notable Details About The Seascape Beach Resort}

  • Fast forward to 2:11 in the video above to see the baraat and the dulhan watching the baraat from the balcony – a venue feature that brides LOVE.
  • Your guests can enjoy cocktails with stunning ocean views with a the cool California breeze during cocktail hour
  • The ceremony lawn features the perfect concrete pathway that leads to the mandap/archway – refer to 2:54 in the video above.
  • See below for specific info for Hindu, Jain, Muslim and Sikh weddings

Airport Info: The hotel is approximately 46 miles north of San Jose International Airport (SJC) and approximately 70 miles south of San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Getting To/From the Hotel: The best way to get to the resort is to drive or use a rideshare app.

Hindu Weddings at Seascape Beach Resort

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes, licensed and insured caterers are welcome.
Is a ceremony flame allowed? Yes, the flame is allowed outdoors. The flame may be allowed indoors on a case-by-case basis but most couples select this venue for its outdoor ceremony space.
Is a baraat allowed? Yes
Is there a consumption bar option? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes and the hotel will help you set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes, setup a hospitality room to serve breakfast at the hotel which they will help you setup.
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? If your guests will have access to cars, you can have your sangeet at the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir in Milpitas, a golf club, nearby community center, or an Indian restaurant banquet hall.

The Seascape Beach Resort and Muhurats

The venue is happy to work with you on a ceremony time that accommodates your muhurat.

Hindu Dietary Requirements

The Seascape Beach Resort allows you to hire an outside caterer. With regards to dietary restrictions, work directly with your caterer to prepare menus per your dietary requirements and the setup at the venue. Often there will be a separate buffet or section of the buffet for vegetarian, Swaminarayan etc. food.

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

Resources for Hindu Weddings

Jain Weddings The Seascape Beach Resort

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes, a licensed and insured caterer is welcome.
Is a ceremony flame allowed? Yes, the flame is allowed outdoors. The flame may be allowed indoors on a case-by-case basis but most couples select this venue for its outdoor ceremony space.
Is a baraat allowed? Yes
Is there a consumption bar option? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes, they will help you set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes, setup a hospitality room to serve breakfast at the hotel.
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for a mandap? No, work with your decorator to design your mandap.

Sangeet and Garba Venues

If your guests have access to cars/transportation at the Jain Center of Northern California, a nearby community center or an Indian restaurant banquet hall.

The Seascape Beach Resort and Muhurats

They do their best to accommodate muhurats. They may not be possible to accommodate early morning or late night celebrations with a baraat due to noise control, labor union policies, and city ordinances.

Jain Dietary Requirements

The Seascape Beach Resort allows you to hire an outside caterer and even allows caterers to use their kitchen.

With regards to dietary requirements work with your caterer to customize a menu per your dietary requirements and setup at the venue. Often there will be a separate buffet or section of the buffet for Jain food. Ask your caterer to make dish description cards like the ones pictured below.

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


Jain Wedding Planning Resources

Muslim Weddings at The Seascape Beach Resort

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes, any licensed and insured caterer is welcome.
Is a baraat allowed? Yes
Is there an option for non-alcoholic beverages only? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes, and they help you set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes, setup a hospitality room to serve breakfast at the hotel.
Does this venue have a gazebo or pergola for the stage? No, work with your decorator to design it.

Nearby Masjids

If you prefer to have the nikah and/or shaadi at a Masjid you can follow it up with a walima at the Seascape Beach Resort. There are several Masjids in the area.

Mehndi Venues

Where should you have your mehndi? You could host a mehndi at an Indian restaurant or other banquet hall.

Muslim Dietary Requirements

The Seascape Beach Resort allows you to hire an outside caterer. Work directly with the caterer to prepare halal menus.


Resources for Muslim Weddings

Sikh Weddings at The Seascape Beach Resort

FAQs

Can you bring in your own caterer? Yes, a licensed and insured caterer is welcome.
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
Is there space for milni? Yep!
Is there a consumption bar option? Yes
Is this a venue where the guests can stay? Yes, and they will help you set up a room block.
Is there a hospitality room available? Yes, they will help you setup a hospitality room to serve breakfast at the hotel.

Anand Karaj at Seascape Beach Resort

The Seascape Beach Resort would be gorgeous venues for an Anand Karaj. Below are photos of other Anand Karaj ceremonies, including another oceanfront resort, so you can see how other couples have setup a non-Gurdwara ceremony. You may also like our guide on Tips for a non-Gurdwara Anand Karaj.

Anand Karaj at Warner Center Marriott
Indoor Anand Karaj ceremony where the guests are seated on sheets in a hotel ballroom. Photo: Lin & Jirsa Photography
Outdoor-Sikh-wedding-ceremony-at-resort-venue
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 an oceanfront 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.

Closest Gurdwaras

If you prefer a traditional setting for your Anand Karaj, you could get married at one of the many Bay area Gurdwaras.

The Seascape Beach Resort and Muhurats

The Seascape Beach Resort will do their best to accommodate muhurats. They may not be possible to accommodate early morning or late night celebrations with a baraat due to noise control, labor union policies, and city ordinances.

Jaggo and Sangeet Venues

Where should you have your jaggo and/or sangeet? Host your sangeet at an Indian restaurant banquet halls or a community center.

Wedding Planning Resources

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