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Cal-A-Vie - Your French Countryside Wedding Venue in San Diego

Updated: Sep 20, 2023

When one thinks of France their first thought is the Eiffel Tower, historic buildings, delectable French Wines, exquisite food, quaint villages, vineyards and romance; however, France is all that and much more!

Picture yourself overlooking the rolling hills in the French countryside while sipping on some vin rouge and enjoying cuisine à la Française. Now imagine yourself marrying the love of your life, favorite people at your side and celebrating to your hearts content, You can have everything you wish without having to travel across the Atlantic. How is this possible you ask? Cal-A-Vie Health Spa is the wedding venue you dreamt of!

Inside Chapel Cal A Vie Spa Wedding

Cal-a-Vie Health Spa is your home away from home, romantic French getaway. The owners of this beautiful oasis have worked hard to add thoughtfully picked French touches to this magical wedding venue in North County San Diego. From old world chandeliers to a 16th century stone fireplace. They even imported a 400 year-old chapel and Parish House from Dijon to create the feeling of being in France.

Villa Suites Cal A Vie Spa Wedding

Villa Style Suites

This luxurious spa resort offers a vast number of activities that your guests can engage in during their stay. From fitness classes to deep tissue massages to stargazing in the Observatory. The options are endless! The villa style suites overlook the lavender hillsides to give your guests the impression they are enjoying a weekend in the French countryside.

Chapel at Cal A Vie Spa Wedding

Chapel at Cal A Vie Spa

While the gorgeous, historic chapel already speaks for itself, floral accents and candlelight create an intimate and romantic, French atmosphere. Candles are available through venue to dot the windowsills and altar!

Wedding Ceremony at Cal A Vie Chapel

Wedding Ceremony at Cal-A-Vie Chapel

Windmill Cal A Vie Wedding

The Bride & Groom in Windmill...

Cal A Vie Spa Wedding Vista

Reception set up by Willmus Weddings

If you want to leave your guests in awe, host your reception on the lawn overlooking the rolling hills for a sunset your guests will never forget. Once the sun tucks away, create a romantic ambiance, by adorning the trees with with twinkle lights, accenting guest tables with candelabras and stringing market lights. On colder nights, for example on a December wedding in San Diego, heat lamps are offered through the venue to keep your guests cozy.

NOTE: Couples also have the option of hosting reception inside the L'Orangerie. It's also the perfect spot for an After Party!

L'Orangerie Cal A vie Spa

Reception with L'Orangerie in the background

Cal A Vie Spa Wedding in Vista

Lighting provided by Brilliant Event Lighting

Wedding lights Cal A vIe Spa

The cost to rent the venue is $15,000 for a ceremony and reception. You'll have to add a 3-night minimum to ensure complete exclusivity of Cal-A-Vie.

Can't get over how beautiful and grand Cal-A-Vie is? In case you were wondering, the venue offers golf carts for transporting your guests plus vendors, to and from.

The Cal-A-Vie staff is nothing short of amazing BUT be sure to have your San Diego Wedding Planner at your side for every step of the planning process. Let Willmus Weddings handle every detail of your big day. Contact our wedding planning team for more information!

Willmus Weddings is a Wedding Planning company based in San Diego, CA. We also offer wedding venues in San Diego. Our Team of Wedding Planners offer Day of Coordination & Full Service Wedding Planning. We offer Photography & Videography services.

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