Are you planning a waterfront wedding any time soon? Then you are in luck because there is a wide selection of beautiful waterfront venues in Southwest Washington State and beyond to choose from. Endowed with amazing views, immaculate fields and spectacular services, these places will make your memorable day one you will look back at and smile with nostalgia.
The places listed below have the most amazing scenic views with the waterfront being one of the driving factors for nuptials and wedding receptions. If you prefer your ceremony indoors instead of outdoors, then you will still get the best out of what you see.
If you love vintage, then Thornwood Castle will leave you with enchanting memories for your special event. Thornewood Castle is renowned world class site that is very rich in history and a beautiful location for the most spectacular wedding receptions. It is over 500 years and popularly known as the house that love built. Everything about this place is luxurious and very romantic. The suites will take you back to an elegant history filled with beauty, music and great ambience.
Located on the shores of American Lake in Lakewood, Thornewood Castle is only about 12 miles away from Tacoma. You can choose either the indoors or the beautiful outdoors overlooking the beautiful lake as your wedding venue. Whatever you choose, the scenery is beautiful, and the architecture is splendid. The wedding costs at Thornewood Castle range from $6,000 to $ 16,000. The venue can accommodate 100 guests. The management offers catering services at a fee.
Skamania Lodge is only 45 minutes away from Oregon and is one of the most beautiful places for a wedding. The place offers an all year-round opportunity for weddings. It has some of the most amazing venues overlooking the magnificent and breath-taking sceneries of the Columbia River Gorge.
If you choose to have your wedding indoors, then you will enjoy the stylish and luxurious décor at the reception area. If you choose the outdoors, the well-manicured lawns set next to the Columbia Gorge will give you the seclusion and wonderful feeling you need. The lodge can accommodate up to 500 guests for both outdoor and indoor ceremonies. The reception area can hold 460 guests indoors and 280 guests outdoors. The lodge also offers accommodation facilities as well as excellent catering services.
Other wedding packages at Skamania Lodge include: Champagne and cider toast for all the guests, a station set aside for non-alcoholic beverages, white chairs at the ceremony, excellent dance floor, outside catering, indoor ceremonies for winter weddings, onsite catering services, complimentary guestroom, intimate wedding packages of not more than 30 guests bridal bouquets and much more.
Prices range from $8,000 to $13,000 for a full ceremony with 100 guests. Inclusive in this cost is careering and alcohol. A ceremony only wedding fee is $250 for a period of six hours. In case of any additional hours, you can arrange for the extra fee with the lodge management.
Alderbrook Resort & Spa
This resort and spa was first established in 1913 and went through remodeling in 2004. It is situated on the shores of hood canal with beautiful surroundings of mountain views. The whole resort is endowed with trees, lush green gardens and many other recreational opportunities. It is a favorite place for weddings and the management makes it worthwhile for the couple and their guests.
The picturesque view of the Hood Canal is a big attraction that drives dozens of couples to exchange their views here. If you would prefer you party indoors, then there is enough space for that too. The décor is wonderful, and the ambience is great.
The resort offers full service catering and bar services. They also offer on-site accommodation services. The maximum guest capacity is 250 persons. For a maximum of 150 guests, the cost of a wedding at Alderbrook Resort and Spa is between $11,500 and 26,000. You can contact the resort for booking on 10 East Alderbrook Drive, Union, Washington 98592 or reach them on phone via 360-898-2200.
River Dance Lodge (Idaho)
if you love nature and clear waters, then you will love River Dance Lodge. It is the perfect place for a memorable wedding for both the couple and the guests.
Situated on the banks of Cleanwater River, the venue is set near the million-acre Selway- Bitterroot Wilderness. The outdoors is spectacular for any occasion especially for weddings. The cabins are beautifully built in logs and there a several clamping wall tents that make the place even more unique.
The wedding venue can hold a maximum of 100 guests outdoors and 50 guests indoors. All wedding events must end by 10 p.m. The average wedding cost at this place ranges from $5,500 and $16,500 for a full ceremony of 100 guests. The services that come with this cost are fill catering for 100 guests and alcohol.
If you are looking for a romantic destination that will live in your memory forever, trust river lodge dance to do exactly that. For bookings, you can reach the lodge on 208-926-8747.
Roche Harbor Resort
Make your wedding memories last forever by having it in this charming and quiet place. Roche Harbor is over 100 years old but boasts of extreme beauty and scenic views. The San Juan Islands and the Blue Marina make it even more special. You can have your wedding overlooking the waterfront and feel like you are in paradise.
The wedding guest capacity is 250 people. There is a church in the historic venue, a park and a hotel among other amenities. The resort offers full catering services and drinks. If you have no wedding planner, do not worry, because the resort can also take care of that at an extra fee. The whole staff helps in on the wedding day making sure the day goes better than anticipated. If you need accommodation for you and the guests, then the resort has enough for them all.
From April of 2018 all through to June, the resort has special offers for the wedding venue. The venue fee is $1500 which includes all the services that the resort offers even during peak seasons. For couples willing to check the place for their wedding reception, the hotel offers an overnight stay experience to learn everything on what to expect. You can also reach the resort on via phone on 360-378-2155.