If your clients are looking for an out-of-the-box wedding ceremony, suggest The Inn at Newport Ranch, an oceanfront getaway on a 2,000-acre private preserve in Fort Bragg, California, where couples are able to have their own private ceremony on the bluffs at Celebration Point. Ceremonies are fully customizable and guests are given a private wedding planner and chef to create a one-of-a-kind package. Options include having a wedding morning horseback ride with mimosas on the beach for themselves and their family, being taken to the altar in a private 5-minute ATV ride to the bluffs with a reflection stop point for the bride and her father, and having cocktails and appetizers the night before the ceremony at Council Bluffs before roasting s’mores by an open fire pit.
Located three-and-a-half-hours north of San Francisco, The Inn at Newport Ranch features four guestrooms (three suites and an oceanfront home), plus more than a mile of oceanfront, three miles of ridge tops, panoramic coastal views, and 20 miles of hiking and riding trails through redwoods and along the coast. There is also the onsite Fireside Spa offering massages and facials. Regular room rates in the Main Inn start at $250 in the low season (December-April); $300 in the high season (May-November). Regular room rates in the Redwood House start at $500 in the low season; $600 in the high season. Regular room rates in the Sea Drum House start at $750 in the low season; $1,000 in the high season. For more information, call (707) 962-4818 or visit theinnatnewportranch.com.