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Monterey Bay Event Venues

At Sanctuary Beach Resort, we understand the importance of choosing the right setting for a private event. Our event rooms and outdoor venues offer a perfect blend of contemporary design, state-of-the-art technology, and California hospitality—all with the waters of Monterey Bay within reach.

From team workshops to corporate retreats or board meetings, and from small cocktail receptions to banquets for 150 guests, Sanctuary Beach Resort provides a space for you and your colleagues or loved ones to create lasting memories.

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Weddings

Let the beautiful, gracefully curving coastline of Monterey Bay be the backdrop for your special day at Sanctuary Beach Resort. Select from our list of highly recommended vendors, who are committed to making sure your event runs flawlessly. They attend to every detail of the celebration—so that you and your loved ones can focus on the celebrating itself.

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  • The Pearl Room

    The Pearl Room

    Inside Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette, The Pearl Room offers a sophisticated, intimate space for board meetings, special occasion dinners and private receptions for up to 40 guests. Indigo-dyed tapestries line the walls, and windows overlook protected sand dunes and Monterey Bay. Three fireplaces provide a rustic warmth—perfect for crisp California days. The room’s 42” monitor allows you to share presentations, and complimentary wi-fi ensures attendees can stay connected.

    Venue Info
    • Details Available

      • 42’’, 60” and 80” Flat Screen Monitors
      • Presentation Laptop w/ Office
      • 4’ – 7’ Screens
      • AV Equipment, LCD projectors & cart w/cables
      • Wireless Mics
      • Audio Connections for CP3
      • 12 channel mixer
      • Surround Sound Audio
      • Complimentary Wi-Fi
      • Polycom Conference Lines
      • Flip Charts w/ Markers
      • Easels

  • The Dunes

    The Dunes

    Planning a board meeting or grand dinner party? Our Dunes Room is an elegant venue that seats up to 30 guests. Natural wood tones of the ceiling, board table, and chairs provide a sense of warmth in the room, which overlooks the expansive Lodge Lawn from the Main Lodge’s second floor. Workshop with your team on whiteboards, or share your presentations with our state-of-the-art projector setup.

    Venue Info
    • Details Available

      • 42’’, 60” and 80” Flat Screen Monitors
      • Presentation Laptop w/ Office
      • 4’ – 7’ Screens
      • AV Equipment, LCD projectors & cart w/ cables
      • Wireless Mics
      • Audio Connections for CP3
      • 12 channel mixer
      • Surround Sound Audio
      • Complimentary Wi-Fi
      • Polycom Conference Lines
      • Flip Charts w/ Markers
      • Easels

  • The Cannery Room

    The Cannery Room

    Ideal for wedding receptions, banquets, large meetings or cocktail parties, The Cannery Room inside Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette is an adaptable venue that can accommodate 70 guests. Three custom-made chandeliers hang over the space, arrangeable in conference, classroom, hollow square, U-shape, king’s table, or workshop formations. Natural light floods in from the patio, which overlooks protected sand dunes, and abstract art on the walls brings to mind the pearly oyster shells served next door. State-of-the-art projector set-up and complimentary wi-fi allow for productive work sessions.

    Venue Info
    • Details Available

      • 42’’, 60” and 80” Flat Screen Monitors
      • Presentation Laptop w/ Office
      • 4’ – 7’ Screens
      • AV Equipment, LCD projectors & cart w/ cables
      • Wireless Mics
      • Audio Connections for CP3
      • 12 channel mixer
      • Surround Sound Audio
      • Complimentary Wi-Fi
      • Polycom Conference Lines
      • Flip Charts w/ Markers
      • Easels

  • Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette

    Salt Wood Kitchen & Oysterette

    The resort’s acclaimed New American restaurant is one of the most acclaimed dining destinations on California’s Central Coast. Featuring an oyster bar and central live-fire open kitchen, Salt Wood allows diners to watch chefs transform locally-sourced produce, fish and meats into wood-grilled masterpieces. For celebratory dinner receptions and banquets, reserve the entire restaurant, which holds 85 guests inside and an additional 30 on the terrace.

  • Lodge Lawn

    Lodge Lawn

    Take your event outside on our Lodge Lawn, ideal for al fresco gatherings like celebratory meals, receptions, wedding ceremonies, or a traditional seafood boil. Up to 100 guests can fit on the lush lawn, surrounded by native shrubbery. Evening events have a particularly festive feel, with string lights glowing overhead.

  • Beach Bluff

    Beach Bluff

    Overlooking the curved coastline of Monterey Bay, our Beach Bluff is an inspiring setting for private events, including weddings, receptions and bonfire gatherings. Up to 120 people can comfortably fit here, and there’s space for a 90’ by 90’ tent if desired. During your event, surrounded by protected sand dunes, it’s not uncommon to see whales swim by offshore.

  • Sun Bowl

    Sun Bowl

    In the heart of Sanctuary Beach Resort, the Sun Bowl is a sandy space that’s perfect for an active event. We’ve got volleyball, corn hole and enough space for 75 guests to join in on the games.

  • Group Activities

    Things to Do

    At Sanctuary Beach Resort, it’s easy to balance work and play. From bonfire parties and nature walks to group yoga and spa treatments, there are myriad activities on- and off-property that will keep you and your guests entertained between events.

    Activities at The Sanctuary Beach Resort:

    • Private Beach Bonfires
    • Sand Castle Building Contests
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Flag Football
    • Beach Bingo
    • Beach Soccer
    • Guided Nature Walks on Beach
    • Spa treatments
    • Yoga on the Beach

    Off Site Activities in Monterey Bay:

    • Guided/Self-Guided Tours of the Monterey Bay Aquarium
    • Guided Wine Tours/Tasting
    • Guided walks/hikes at Point Lobos
    • Guided/Self- Guided Kayak Tours
    Bicycle rentals
    Whale Watching Tours
    • Horseback Trail Rides
    • Golfing on the Monterey Peninsula: Bayonet Black Horse and Nicklaus Country Club
    • Safari Tour through Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Reserve

  • Sanctuary Beach Resort Map

    Sanctuary Beach Resort Map

    The Sanctuary Beach Resort Conference Rooms:
    • The Pearl Room
    • The Cannery Room
    • The Gallery

    Activities at The Sanctuary Beach Resort:
    • Private Beach Bonfires
    • Sand Castle Building Contests
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Flag Football
    • Beach Bingo
    • Beach Soccer
    • Guided Nature Walks on Beach
    • Spa treatments
    • Yoga on the Beach

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Locations

3295 Dunes Drive

Marina, CA 93933

(831) 883-5535