There’s nowhere on earth quite like Southern California; the breezy ocean vistas, chill vibes and the flawless weather make this destination positively utopic. The weather is also pretty much perfect year-round, meaning you won’t have to stress about your outdoor ceremony being rained out.
In terms of wedding venues in the area, there’s no property more beautiful than Rancho Valencia. This exclusive resort, located 30 minutes north of San Diego, is private, intimate and oh-so-luxe. Rancho Valencia is Southern California’s only Relais and Chateaux property and will spoil you with incredible food, luxe accommodations, pristine lawns and verdant Mediterranean garden vistas (olive and citrus trees abound on the property’s 45 acres and you can exchange ‘I dos’ amidst any of these amazing backdrops!) The five-star resort, which repeatedly tops travel best lists, recently underwent a tip-to-toe multimillion dollar renovation and everything on property is absolutely OTT.
Let’s start with the accommodations, which are positively plush. There