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Banquet Facilities & Unique Venues

Professional Catering Services Offered by Chaminade Resort & Spa In Santa Cruz

Chaminade's unique venues make planning your social event a breeze, indoors or out. Coupled with expert planning, delicious food and attentive staff, the hardest decision is when to call. If you have any questions, please contact our Catering Sales Team at 831.465.3452 or click here to email us.

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Santa Cruz Room

The Santa Cruz Ballroom is our distinguished ballroom, with 14 foot ceilings and magnificent panoramic view of the Monterey Bay. Our 2,600 square foot ballroom can seat up to 230 guests. The spacious entry foyer with arched skylights accentuate the grandeur of the Santa Cruz Room. A private balcony is available for your guests enjoyment.

Courtyard Terrace

The Courtyard Terrace reminiscent of a Spanish courtyard, with planters brimming with lavender and a central three tiered fountain around which your guests can gather, can host your social event for up to 200 guests. What better way to mingle than on our spacious terrace, overlooking the sparkling Monterey Bay and rolling wooded hills. The Courtyard Terrace is uniquely elegant for any function.

Sunset Room & Sunset Patio

Located on the ground floor in our main building, the Sunset Room features picturesque views through floor to ceiling arched windows. A private deck overlooking a wooded valley, creates the perfect ambience for your social event. Directly adjacent to the Sunset Room is the Sunset Patio available for intimate dinner parties, receptions or any other social event looking for an open air location and panoramic views.

Manresa Room

One of our most popular venues on property is the Manresa Room. This 1,100 square foot room features contemporary Spanish décor with wood accent wall, pristine ocean views and can accommodate events for up to 80 guests. With French door leading to the Sunset Patio, the Manresa Room provides you and your guests with added space, perfect for mingling and watching the sunset set.

Seascape Room & Fireside Patio

Our 1,400 square foot Seascape Room provides indoor and outdoor access all evening long, with French doors leading to our Fireside Patio. This spectacular room shares the same stunning view of the bay, while the fireside patio sets the stage for a lovely cocktail reception.

More Options

Our main building has 12 banquet rooms in total, each with varying capacity and private locations. With over 12,000 square feet of banquet space, Chaminade Resort & Spa has something to offer everyone.

Our Redwood Deck set among the oak trees is the perfect setting for those looking at a more casual outdoor setting. Located near the tennis courts on property, the Redwood Deck is ideal for an intimate cocktail gathering or themed Western BBQ dinner.