Bernardus Lodge & Spa is a luxury hotel that specializes in weddings and is located just 3 hours south of Napa and Sonoma and 2 Hours south of San Francisco in sunny Carmel Valley, California.
Bernardus Lodge & Spa, widely recognized as one of the top winemaking estates in California, offers an ideal backdrop for a romantic wedding in Northern California combining the beauty and tranquility of the mountains and its 15-minute proximity to the ocean. It is also recognized as a premiere Carmel Valley wedding venue.
Overlooking an immaculate grass lawn, sun-dappled vineyards, and fragrant rose gardens, the wedding pavilion allows you and your guests to enjoy Northern California’s famed climate amid sublime views of the picturesque Santa Lucia Mountains.
Whether it’s a vineyard-inspired dinner or a glamorous ceremony, a chic cocktail party or a five-course reception, an intimate farewell brunch or an elaborate wedding celebration, every facet of your wedding is tailored to your exquisite tastes.
When you plan your big day in the California Wine Country, you can be certain exquisite wining and dining will enhance your experience. Creative catering is provided by an award-winning culinary team at Lucia, under the esteemed direction of Chef Cal Stamenov.
From sophisticated, handcrafted menus tailored to your theme, to local wines and small bites, to decadent desserts, the superb wedding catering services allow your guests to savor the pleasure of fresh, seasonal fare in an artistic setting.
Charming, intimate, and comfortable, the serene character of Bernardus Lodge & Spa echoes an authentic Wine Country retreat. Bernardus nurtures a relaxing escape from the bustle of life—to calm and revitalize all of the senses, providing the finest resort experience.
Relax, unwind, and enjoy a destination spa experience, a garden-to-treatment philosophy with truly mindful services, customized offerings and complete itineraries that redefine effortless relaxation in the Wine Country. Welcome to The Spa at Bernardus Lodge—where the menu caters to individuals, couples and groups in search of well-being.
Founded by celebrated winemaker Bernardus Pon, the Lodge resembles a classic European country inn, with 73 guestrooms, suites & villas, a luxurious spa, award-winning restaurant and – of course – the spectacular Bernardus Winery and Vineyard.
An extraordinary experience awaits you at Bernardus Lodge & Spa.