Coastal Weddings

Our beautiful California coast location, iconic venues and flawless service are everything you need for your dream beach wedding. 

A Stunning Beachfront Setting

Hold your wedding ceremony or reception in our beachfront resort, with nine beautiful, newly-renovated venues and spectacular views of the Californian coast. Our team will bring your ideas to life, while our catalogue of creative wedding suppliers offer endless possibilities for your big day. Our wedding package includes:

  • Breathtaking coastal views
  • Exquisite menus, rehearsal dinner, and wedding brunch packages
  • A plethora of indoor and outdoor venue options
  • Ample parking
  • Ceremonies directly on the beach


Ceremony and Reception Venues

Our resort features 60,000 sq. ft. of flexible indoor / outdoor meeting space including romantic gardens, our signature Plaza del Sol and grand ballrooms.

Plaza del Sol

Seating Capacity: 800
Venue 1 of 9

Spectacular 20,000 sq. ft. open-air patio with panoramic ocean views, al fresco dining and more. Accommodating 800 guests for a ceremony ~ 700 guests for a reception.

Local Beaches

Venue 2 of 9

Our local beaches are breathtaking – with glorious weather, romantic sunsets and blue skies. Abundant in space and potential, there's no limit.

Rose Garden

Seating Capacity: 200
Venue 3 of 9

A palm tree-lined courtyard, Spanish-style water fountain and amazing views of the beach; the Rose Garden is a fairy tale come to life.

Anacapa Patio

Seating Capacity: 110
Venue 4 of 9

Our charming patio offers the perfect space for a truly intimate wedding, with traditional red stone grounds and luscious greens. Accommodating 110 guests for a ceremony ~ accommodating 60 guests for a reception.


Seating Capacity: 80
Venue 5 of 9

The Rotunda, located on the third floor, overlooks the ocean and famous red-tiled rooftops of Santa Barbara.

Reagan Room & Terrace

Seating Capacity: 180
Venue 6 of 9

Designed with authentic and elegant Spanish décor, the Reagan Room is a grand venue with wooden beams, fireplace and terrace.

Santa Barbara Ballroom & Foyer

Seating Capacity: 180
Venue 7 of 9

Designed to reflect the coastal style of Santa Barbara, the ballroom features beautiful chandeliers and additional foyer.

Grand Ballroom & Foyer

Seating Capacity: 700
Venue 8 of 9

A venue for every occasion, the ballroom is spacious and versatile with stylish interiors and built-in sound system.

Fiesta Room & Terrace

Seating Capacity: 60
Venue 9 of 9

Celebrate on our third floor in 1000 sq. ft. of space featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, and a sunny terrace.

Ethnic Weddings

From traditional Southeast Asian weddings to Kosher celebrations, our knowledgeable Catering Team is qualified to recommend trusted vendors to customize menus for traditional ethnic cuisine.

  • We welcome approved outside caterers to prepare specialty cuisine
  • We provide the staff and service for your wedding or event

For more information, view our package. 


We cater for every style under the Santa Barbara sun, from our signature wedding menus to bespoke creations our seasoned chefs create menus using only the finest and freshest local ingredients. We welcome tastings before wedding menus are chosen.

  • Al fresco lunches and seaside dinners
  • Sunset buffets and banquets
  • Late-night bites and sharing plates

Best of Weddings 2021

We are honored to be recognized in The Knot's Best of Weddings 2021. Reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot, the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort was acknowledged as one of the highest and most rated wedding professionals. 

Post Wedding Brunch

Say farewell to your wedding guests and select from a variety of delicious menu items, perfect for a group up to 20.

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Rehearsal Dinners

Begin your celebration with a signature dining experience

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Intimate Weddings

Create an intimate wedding experience for guests 20-60

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Wedding Brunch

Continue the celebration with a fabulous brunch

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I just wanted to say “THANK YOU”. You made it so easy and manageable for us to host our ceremony from out of town.

The set up at the rose garden couldn’t have been more perfect for our 25 guests.

Wedding Date
May 19, 2018

Just one word for them PERFECT

Everything was at par excellence and above everyone’s expectations, The A+++++++ service that Hilton prides in itself was very transparent in each and every one of the staff members.

Wedding Date
June 2, 2018

Thank you for all your hard work to make our wedding the beautiful occasion that it was.

Everyone had such a wonderful time and absolutely raved about the resort! I hope you’re having a wonderful summer and all the venue’s weddings are going well!

July Wedding
July 25, 2018

A unique experience that I won’t ever forget

Your catering team was fabulous!

Wedding Date
Summer 2018

It couldn't have gone more smoothly and we have the wonderful staff to thank for it!

My wife and I just had our wedding there last week, and we couldn't have been happier with how everything went.

The KNOT Review