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 everything you wish without having to travel across the Atlantic. How is this possible you ask? Cal-A-Vie Health Spa that's how!
San Diego Wedding Photographer: Willmus Weddings - Chapel Floral Arrangements by Jennifer Cole Florals
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 venue. 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 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
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
The Bride & Groom in Windmill...
Reception set up by Willmus Weddings, Jennifer Cole Florals, Archive Rentals, Otis & Pearl
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, 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!
Reception with L'Orangerie in the background
Lighting provided by Brilliant Event Lighting
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!
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