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One Chaminade Lane

Santa Cruz, CA 95065

Reservations: (800) 283-6569

Resort Direct: (831) 475-5600

Meetings

Engaging, Inspiring, Energizing

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For Every Meeting That Must Be Done, Let Us Include A Bit of Fun!

Meetings at Chaminade Resort & Spa foster creative thought and innovation. At Chaminade Resort and Spa we encourage productive play, in fact we reward it. 

As the days get longer and the nights get warmer join us for "Chaminade Summer Camp"! Visit us in June, July or August and receive 50% off your first team building* signature event; playful coffee break enhancements such as a balloon toss, fountain/pond fishing for valuable prizes, and more!

  • 15% Commission for 3rd party
  • 50% off resort fee
  • 50% off first team building signature event
  • 1/20 suite upgrades
  • Up to 15% attrition allowance
  • One complimentary guided hike with Chaminade water flask
  • One coffee break enhancement


To learn more about our "Value of Play: Camp Chaminade" meeting incentive offer please contact Group Sales at 831.465.3421.

*Meeting consumed by 8/31/19. Black-out dates apply, valid for new meetings with 10 or more rooms per night. Team building discount applies to Chaminade signature experiences only, minimum 25 people. 

Benchmark Conference Plan

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At Chaminade Resort & spa, we make meetings easy by offering the Benchmark Conference Plan (BCP). The BCP is a unique and exclusive offering that emphasizes extraordinary hospitality with personalized service, high quality amenities, exciting food and beverage, recently renovated accommodations, expansive conference space and the latest in technology.  Our per-person pricing plan has everything you need to run an effective, motivating and on-budget meeting with no surprises.

The Benchmark Conference Plan Includes:

  • Double Queen or Single guest room accommodations.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served buffet-style in the Sunset Restaurant overlooking Monterey Bay.
  • Morning and afternoon refreshment breaks which are replenished continually throughout the day.
  • Comfortable conference room set according to your specifications with ergonomically designed chairs, pads, pencils, ice water, candies and wireless internet.
  • A Conference Planning Manager to coordinate the details of your program
  • Package service charges.
  • Standard audio-visual aids
  • Luxury guest accommodations featuring feather beds, customized bath amenities and complimentary wireless Internet access
  • Top quality meeting space held on a 24 hour basis with windows providing natural lighting
  • Standard audio-visual equipment including complimentary wireless Internet access in all meeting space
  • Continuous morning and afternoon refreshment breaks
  • Three complete meals served buffet style in our Sunset Restaurant, Sunset Patio or Valley View Terrace 
  • Complete use of our Executive Fitness Center 
  • 24-hour access to the Executive Business Center 
  • Conference Planning Manager to handle all the details as one central contact 
  • Bellman service 
  • All package service charges 

Team Building

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Team Building Activities to Enhance Productivity and Meeting Success!

Why Play? Play boosts productivity, creativity, innovation and problem solving. Play helps develop and improve social skills among your team. Make play part of your next meeting!

At Chaminade Resort & Spa we are dedicated to creating unique, memorable events for team building, corporate meetings, management retreats, leadership trainings and more. We facilitate programs to challenge, impress and grow your team.

Our approach is to actively listen, discuss and offer solutions to meet your requirements. Whether it be an intense Culinary Chili Cook-Off, thrilling Ropes Course Challenge, or customized activity, we'll work with you every step of the way.

 

Chaminade Resort and Spa Classics

  • Culinary Team Building 
    • Southwest Chili Cook-Off *
    • Salsa Challenge *
  • Chaminade Classics 
    • Egg Protection Device*
    • Scavenger Hunt *
    • Boat Building *

*Indicates "Chaminade Signature Classics" team building event.

Day Meetings

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At Chaminade Resort & Spa, we specialize in successful meetings structured to fit your needs. For groups that do not require overnight accommodations, we offer our Day Conference Plan (DayCP). With this convenient and effective per-person pricing, your group will experience award-winning cuisine, exceptional meeting facilities and conference planning services wrapped into a package that exceeds your expectations. 

For more information, please contact Group Sales at 831.465.3421

 

Benchmark Conference Plan Includes:

  • Flexible meeting space to accommodate day meetings from 2 - 200 
  • Meeting rooms with ergonomic chairs set with pads, pens, ice water, and candies 
  • Conference buffet lunch in our Sunset Restaurant or Sunset Patio 
  • Morning and afternoon refreshment service, each replenished throughout the day 
  • Audiovisual equipment including a screen, flipchart, DVD and monitor 
  • Full use of Chaminade's Fitness Center & on-site recreational amenities 
  • Service charges on components of the day meeting package 
  • Conference Manager to assist in all aspects of planning and program operation

Flexible Meeting Space in the Heart of Santa Cruz

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Chaminade Resort & Spa's flexible meeting space makes it possible to create custom layouts to specifically fit your meeting needs. Our accommodating and experienced staff is able to help with all of the details, from complex layout charts and scheduling to location flow. Break-out space, teambuilding events, outdoor dining and exhibit space are all easily arranged with our various room and space options.

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Team Building

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Team Building to Enhance Productivity and Meetings Success

At Chaminade Resort & Spa we are dedicated to creating unique, memorable events for team building, corporate meetings, management retreats, leadership trainings and more. We facilitate programs to challenge, impress and grow your team. For more information, please contact Group Sales at 831.465.3421.

Our approach is to actively listen, discuss and offer solutions to meet your requirements. Whether it be an intense Culinary Chili Cook-Off, thrilling Ropes Course Challenge, or customized activity, we'll work with you every step of the way.

 

Team Building Options at Chaminade Resort and Spa

  • Culinary Team Building 
  • S'mores Galore 
  • Chili Cook-Off 
  • Salsa Challenge 
  • Chaminade Classics 
  • Egg Drop 
  • Scavenger Hunt 
  • Boat Building 

Synergy Learning Systems

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Chaminade Resort & Spa has partnered with Synergy Learning Systems of Santa Cruz, to bring you hands-on learning with a focus on adventure, creativity, and reflection. Synergy facilitates teambuilding programs and simulations that place people in environments and situations that stretch their everyday abilities, using a variety of challenges that lead to better decisions and outcomes through self awareness. A field-tested range of teambuilding programs to meet your organizational goals and challenges: Simulations, Creativity & Innovation, Team Adventure, Challenge Ropes Courses and Team Service. Each program is effective as a stand-alone or as a building block for your offsite, conference, meeting or leadership workshop.

Team building activities can be incorporated into your Benchmark Conference Plan or Day Conference Plan packages, with the help of your Conference Planning Manager. For more information on Synergy Learning Systems, contact Synergy at 831.460.4444.

Challenge Ropes Course at Chaminade Resort and Spa

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Chaminade's on-site High Ropes Challenge Course, challenges team members to take risks and push themselves beyond individual comfort zones, all within a nurturing and supportive atmosphere. Our ropes course is designed to powerfully reflect the challenges groups face in working together: strategy, coaching, teamwork, goal setting, and implementation and time pressures. Utilizing a real-life environment, a fantastic jungle gym in the trees, creates a remarkable natural metaphor for flexibility, adaptability and growth.

Participation in the Challenge Course does not require special physical conditioning. The course consists of both low, ground-based events and high events that involve climbing while held securely via rope systems monitored by team members. Individuals freely decide how they can best participate, given their own desires and capabilities.

Meet the Sales Team

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With over 50 years of experience, the Chaminade Resort Sales Team is the very best in the business. To contact our Sales Team, please call 831.465.3421.

We sat down with our team and asked them to share a little bit about themselves.

 

Connie Hagston - Director of Sales & Marketing

What do you love about working at Chaminade? The associates, it’s very much a team environment and everyone is extremely kind and helpful.
What is your favorite thing about Santa Cruz? So far it’s the people I’ve met, again kind and helpful.  And I’m going to love the relaxed life style.
What is your favorite hobby? Hard to pick just one, reading, cooking, dining out, walking and exploring.

Direct 831.465.3405.

 

Brynn Kessler – Associate Director of Sales

What do you love about working at Chaminade? The hiking trails and all of the team building activities.
What is your favorite thing about Santa Cruz? All of the great running trails and the relaxed way of life.
What is your favorite hobby? Riding my bike, running and playing basketball 

Direct 831.465.3463.

LAYLA MAHALLATI – NATIONAL SALES MANAGER

What do you love about working at Chaminade? The team is amazing, from the moment I walked through the doors everyone was so welcoming!
What is your favorite thing about Santa Cruz? The gorgeous views! 
What is your favorite hobby? Love spending time with family and friends….They keep me going!
Direct 831.465.3408 

SARAH HOVIS – SALES MANAGER
What do you love about working at Chaminade? The team members are very friendly and welcoming to everyone!  

What is your favorite thing about Santa Cruz? The stunning ocean and forest views, as well as all of the outdoor activities. 

What is your favorite hobby? Spending time with my loved ones and enjoying the sunshine! 

Direct 831.465.3445  

Endorsements and Awards

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We're in the News...

"Perhaps the biggest trend in travel preferences over the past couple of years has been the desire for authentic, hands-on experiences that bring encounters with local culture and opportunities for personal growth...."
- Maria Lenhart - Meetings Today Magazine

Awards and Accolades...

  • AAA Four Diamond 
  • Smart Meetings Magazine, Platinum Choice Award 
  • Meetings Focus Magazine, Best of the West
  • IACC Approved Conference Center
  • IACC, Green Star Certification, Gold Tier
  • California Meetings & Events, Best Hotel with Meeting Space (Less than 200 rooms)
  • Certified Green Business, First Hospitality Business in Santa Cruz County

What Meeting Planners Are Saying...

"We recently held a 4-day corporate program event at the Chaminade for 40 employees and were extremely happy with the service and our stay. The meeting facilities perfectly suited our needs and the staff was always on top of things - from AV needs to food & beverage, and everything in between. Many of our attendees commented on how the week felt more like a retreat than a business meeting, which is exactly what we were going for! The location is perfect to get away from the day to day craziness and combined with the top notch service, really allows attendees to focus. Would definitely return in the future and highly recommend to others with business/meeting needs!"
- Alison M.- Executive Meeting Planner

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Testimonial

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"Thank you very much for your help making our forum a great success!

We could not have pulled off the event without help from you and your staff. We surveyed our attending grantees, and they all agreed that the location was beautiful, the food was delicious, and the meeting space worked very well for our gathering. Our goal for this event was to create a safe and comfortable space for our grantees, where they could come together, learn from each other, and engage in meaningful conversations about moving forward in our mission to help youth thrive. And thanks to you and your team, we achieved our goal. One of our grantees e-mailed us and expressed: “The space was amazing, and my colleagues and I all left with the understanding that we were a part of something bigger that can really make a difference in young people's lives.” We couldn’t have asked for a better, or more encouraging message from our grantees. Thank you again for all your help."

-With great appreciation - The Thrive Foundation Team

Meeting Room Square Footage and Setups

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Santa Cruz:
48x54x14 Lin. Ft.
2600 Sq. Ft.
Theater 220/224*
Classroom 153/170*
Banquet 190/230*
Front Screen 12x12

Seascape:
28x50x10 Lin. Ft.
1400 Sq. Ft.
Theater 100/120*
Classroom 60/80*
U-Shape 35/48*
Hollow Square 46/56*
Conference 42/56* 
Banquet 96/108*
Front Screen 10x10

Natural Bridges:
28x50x10 Lin. Ft.
1400 Sq. Ft.
Theater 100/120*
Classroom 60/80*
U-Shape 35/48*
Hollow Square 46/56*
Conference 42/56* 
Banquet 94/108*
Front Screen 10x10

Cowell:
22x50x11 Lin. Ft.
1100 Sq. Ft.
Theater 72/90*
Classroom 42/56*
U-Shape 33/38*
Hollow Square 42/48*
Conference 36/48* 
Banquet 64/72*
Front Screen 10x10

Manresa:
22x50x11 Lin. Ft.
1100 Sq. Ft.
Theater 72/90*
Classroom 42/56*
U-Shape 33/38*
Hollow Square 42/48*
Conference 36/48* 
Banquet 64/72*
Front Screen 10x10

New Brighton:
22x50x11 Lin. Ft.
1100 Sq. Ft.
Theater 72/90*
Classroom 42/56*
U-Shape 33/38*
Hollow Square 42/48*
Conference 36/48*
Banquet 64/72*
Front Screen 10x10

Capitola:
22x50x11 Lin. Ft.
1100 Sq. Ft.
Theater 72/90*
Classroom 42/56*
U-Shape 33/38*
Hollow Square 42/48*
Conference 36/48*
Banquet 64/63*
Front Screen 10x10

Rio Del Mar:
22x38x11 Lin. Ft.
850 Sq. Ft.
Theater 58/64*
Classroom 28/40*
U-Shape 25/30*
Hollow Square 32/36*
Conference 28/32*
Banquet 48/54*
Front Screen 8x8

La Selva:
22x36x11 Lin. Ft.
800 Sq. Ft.
Theater 58/64*
Classroom 28/37*
U-Shape 24/27*
Hollow Square 32/36*
Conference 26/32*
Banquet 36/42*
Front Screen 8x8

Pebble:
14x22x11 Lin. Ft.
310 Sq. Ft.
Conference 14/16*

Lighthouse:
12x22x11 Lin. Ft.
270 Sq. Ft.
Conference 14/16*

Suites:
535 Sq. Ft.
Conference 14/16*

Main building floor plan