Romance with elegant eastern charm is the signature at this luxury retreat on Lake Cuyamaca, California. In the great room, handmade crystal chandeliers hang from high ceilings, with a lake facing terrace with panoramic lake views perfect for catching a breath between dances. At the lakefront wedding venue, couples can enjoy the romance of the large Royal Mandala Honeymoon suite after an intimate exchange of vows, in the the shrine hall adorned with golden Buddhist statues and endless views of the lake and mountains.
And in the stylish lobby crystal chandeliers and antique furniture bar add a touch of vintage elegance. Venues are just part of what set the retreats wedding experience apart. Couples can sweeten their celebration with their own private chef, and in-house culinary, pastry and floral experts can tailor creations to express a couple’s traditions, theme and tastes.
The property offers breathtaking mountain and lake views for gatherings truly spectacular wedding photography. Panoramic lake views are offered from the large dining, lounge and library areas as well as all lakeside suites.
The Buddhist shrine hall is appointed with a 258 year old Indian temple door and beautiful Buddhist art. The special place becomes the sacred sanctuary for your ceremony with incredible views of the lake and the capacity for 100 guests.
The bridal suite is romantic and spacious with a hand carved bed, luxury decor and art, spa bathroom and seating areas with direct lake views.
You and your guests will have complete access to all luxurious and comfortable lake and hilltop suites, the Tara Temple Spa, the kitchen, dining areas, library and outdoor jacuzzi and gym. Massage and other wellness treatments can be arranged for the bridal party.
Let us help you plan the most important day of your life, at a sacred and beautiful place.