The Resort at Pelican Hill Introduces New Packages for Weddings, Engagements and Anniversaries

The Resort at Pelican Hill® introduces a variety of new experiences designed especially for engagements, weddings and anniversaries. From its romantic seaside setting and endless ocean panoramas to its gracious personalized service and casually elegant ambiance, Pelican Hill captivates the world’s most discerning brides and grooms, as well as their friends and families.

“Southern California’s Top Resort offers customized experiences in a memorable setting for each of life’s biggest moments, especially engagements, weddings and anniversaries,” said Pelican Hill Managing Director Giuseppe Lama. “Designed to mark milestone occasions and inspire cherished memories, our newest spa and dining packages feature romantic touches and luxurious flair.”

A selection of new Proposal Packages and Wedding Party Pampering Packages are available now to Resort guests and local day guests. Reservations for the following experiences may be arranged by contacting Pelican Hill reservations at 800-820-6800 or 949-467-6800.

Spa & Dining Proposal Packages

A marriage proposal is a single moment in time that couples remember forever. Pelican Hill understands the importance of popping the question with panache, personalization and passion.  Whether it’s a table for two or spa day surprise, Pelican Hill offers a selection of experiences designed to create treasured memories and a story worth telling, time and time again.

Treat your sweetie to a pampering escape at The Spa at Pelican Hill®, the perfect hideaway for a romantic, relaxing engagement or anniversary celebration. To cleverly pop the question, customize your engagement with “The Spa’s Surprise or Disguise Proposal” packages:

The Spa Surprise Proposal

Send your bride or groom-to-be for a spa facial, manicure, pedicure, hair and make-up styling. Secretly arrive as the pampering concludes and sneak away to a private treatment room. Looking and feeling beautiful from head to toe, your intended is escorted to the meeting spot for “one last service” – your surprise proposal – complete with sparkling Prosecco and chocolate-covered strawberries.

Starting from $440* Monday through Thursday, or $535* Friday through Sunday

The Spa Disguise Proposal

Indulge together in a 50-minute or 80-minute couples massage in a private treatment room, complete with a deep-soaking tub for two. After your massage, slip into a romantic rose petal aromatherapy bath and retrieve the engagement ring hidden among a tray of sparkling Prosecco and chocolate-covered strawberries. Wrap her in a personalized keepsake bride-to-be spa robe, awaiting your departure as a final surprise following the relaxing couples’ bath.

Starting from $490* Monday through Thursday, or $630* Friday through Sunday

Celebrate a special anniversary or a memorable engagement with a special “table for two” experience at one of three Resort restaurants:

Italian Romance

Andrea Ristorante brings the romance of Italy to Southern California with authentic cuisine, stunning sunset views and a live guitarist nightly. Recognized as one of the most romantic restaurants by the Los Angeles Times, OpenTable and, Andrea offers elegant al fresco dining and gracious personalized service to make your engagement or anniversary dining experience memorable. For an unforgettable surprise, your server will cleverly present a delicate silver “dessert tree” with an engagement ring or anniversary jewels hidden among tiers of sweets at the meal’s end. Sparkling Italian Prosecco accompanies your finishing course to toast in celebration.

Private Chef’s Table

Celebrate an engagement or anniversary together in the privacy of your own dining room with your favorite dishes and fine California wines. Nestled in its own ocean-view alcove, the Pelican Grill chef’s table is the perfect setting for celebrating and savoring classic California cuisine. Design the menu with your favorite dishes and paired wines, allowing each course to be presented personally by the chef. For added customization, punctuate the intimate dining space with your favorite music and floral arrangements.

Dinner of the Senses

An intimate and sensual dining experience, the Coliseum Pool & Grill’s Dinner of the Senses stimulates each of the five senses of sight, touch, taste, scent and sound. A five-course chef-crafted menu for two is served alongside paired wines in a private candle-lit cabana with music and custom floral arrangements. Each course is eaten by hand without the use of utensils, tapping into the desire to nourish one another and share cherished moments together.

Wedding Party Pampering Packages

Whether it’s a pre-wedding celebration or the wedding day, The Spa at Pelican Hill offers a wide variety of salon and body therapy services to make everyone look and feel their best. From the bride and groom to their attendants and guests, just relax and leave the pampering to us!

Wedding day salon services include hair Styling Consultation and Trial Session starting from $100*, Wedding Day Hair Styling Session starting from $150*, Make-up Consultation and Trial Session starting from $100* and Wedding Day Make-up Session with lashes included starting from $130*.

Beautiful Bride Salon Package

The Spa’s comprehensive bridal salon package includes a Hair Styling Consultation and Trial Session, Wedding Day Hair Styling Session, Make-up Consultation and Trial Session, Wedding Day Make-up Session with lashes included, Agrume Manicure and Olivo Pedicure, along with a complimentary glass of Prosecco, Mimosa or Bellini. Optional crudités, canapés or tea sandwiches are also available.

Starting from $54*

Wedding Day Head-to-Toe Salon Package

Designed specifically for the wedding day, the Spa’s bridal salon package includes Wedding Day Hair Styling Session, Wedding Day Make-up Session with lashes included, Agrume Manicure and Olivo Pedicure, along with a complimentary glass of Prosecco, Mimosa or Bellini. Optional crudités, canapés or tea sandwiches are also available.

Starting from $385*

Something Borrowed & Bejeweled

Become the ultimate vision of bridal elegance, grace and style. Glittering necklaces, earrings and more are available at special for-loan rates to Pelican Hill brides and their attendants. To personalize your jewelry selections, the Resort offers private consultations with preferred jewelers.

Bridal Party Packages

Escape to the Spa together before the big day! Select from these intention-inspired pre-wedding celebration experiences with special packaged rates available for groups of 10 or more:

Relax: Book an Amber Gold Signature Massage and Agrume Manicure, followed by a healthy spa lunch.

Replenish: Book a Coastal Renewal scrub, wrap and massage treatment, followed by an Olivo Pedicure and mindful spa lunch.

Invigorate: Book a private group yoga session and guided Crystal Cove Beach Walk, followed by an Aroma Intentions Massage.

On the wedding day, enjoys canapés and sparkling Prosecco while the salon styles hair and make-up for the bridal party, following manicures and pedicures. Special rates available for groups of 10 or more.

The Bride, Plus One Package

For the bride and her maid of honor or mother, spend the day before the wedding celebrating together with an 80-minute duet massage and receive a complimentary manicure.

Young Ladies

For young ladies in the wedding party, enjoy tea sandwiches and lemonade while the salon styles a “princess updo.” Receive a complimentary nail polish change with the purchase of a hair styling service.

Junior Attendants

For young ladies and gentlemen ages 4-12, escape to Camp Pelican for a half day or full day of fun! While your parents unwind at the Spa or on the golf course, Pelican Hill’s children’s retreat offers themed days with entertaining indoor and outdoor activities, plus lunch and snacks. Special group rates are available for groups of five or more.

Gallant Groom Salon Package

The Spa pampers grooms for the wedding day with a 30-minute neck, back and shoulder massage, Hot Lather Shave in the Salon’s Barber Lounge and Men’s Buffing Manicure. Optional beverages and light snacks available.

Starting from $165*

The Groom’s Men

Enjoy a hot lather shave and men’s buffing manicure, with snacks and celebration beverages. Special rates available for groups of 10 or more.

The Happy Couple

For the happy couple on the day before or after the wedding, book a couples massage in a private treatment room and receive a complimentary romantic bath upgrade with two glasses of sparkling Prosecco.

Cabana Celebrations

For groups of 6-10, celebrate the day before or after the wedding in an ultra-luxurious private cabana, overlooking endless coastal backdrops, the golf course and the Coliseum Pool. Whether having fun with the girls or viewing sports with the guys, Coliseum Pool offers the ideal setting to luxuriate in the comfort of your own cabana. Equipped with every amenity, each cabana suite features a 26-inch flat-screen TV, BOSE audio system, mini refrigerator stocked with complimentary soda and water, chaise lounges, ceiling fan and recessed lighting. Receive a complimentary seasonal fruit presentation with your full-day cabana booking. 

Starting from $150* per cabana

*Excludes tax and gratuity.

About Pelican Hill®

Set on 504 acres by the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, Pelican Hill features: 128 two-, three- and four-bedroom villas with magnificent coastal views and an unparalleled array of appointments, immersing guests in the absolute finest of everything; 204 luxuriously appointed bungalow guest rooms and suites with private terraces; a rejuvenating Five-Star spa with a menu of the world’s most celebrated therapies; world-class restaurants, including Andrea serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine; an iconic “Coliseum Pool,” one of the largest circular pools anywhere with tiered decks and luxurious cabanas; and Pelican Hill Golf Club with 36 dramatic holes by Tom Fazio, nearly all with ocean panoramas. A Five-Diamond destination, Pelican Hill has earned acclaim as the 2012 Grand Resort selected by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report; as Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards Top Southern California Resort (2012), Top U.S. Resort (2011), Top-Rated Golf Resort Worldwide (2012) and Top-Rated California Resort Spa (2012); in Travel + Leisure’s “Top 100” World’s Best Hotels (2011 Readers’ Poll), and with two courses ranked among Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses (2011).

The Irvine Company Resort Properties owns and manages the finest resort and leisure destinations in Newport Coast and the City of Irvine. In addition to Pelican Hill, the portfolio includes the Island Hotel Newport Beach, the city’s landmark property and only AAA Five Diamond hotel; Hyatt Regency Irvine, the city’s only Four Diamond hotel; Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, featuring a challenging, Tom Fazio-designed public golf course; and several of the finest marinas in Newport Harbor and Northern California.

About the Irvine Company

The Irvine Company is an internationally renowned real estate development company known for its award-winning master-planned communities, its vast portfolio of high-quality investment properties and its leadership in conservation and natural resource management.  The growing real estate portfolio encompasses office, apartment, retail and resort holdings located throughout California’s premier markets, including assets in San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles Counties, and holdings in Northern California.  As a steward of some of America’s most beautiful and scientifically important open space and parklands, the company has donated more than half of the historic 93,000-acre Irvine Ranch in Orange County — 50,000 acres — to permanently preserve these lands. The U.S. Department of Interior and the State of California have designated these parklands as “Natural Landmarks,” one of the most prestigious land preservation designations. The privately held, diversified company traces its roots to the 1860s with the formation of The Irvine Ranch® from Mexican and Spanish land grants.