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An Exquisite Wedding Destination in Hope Ranch

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Overview

Experience a picturesque wedding at this stunning private estate, nestled in the vibrant community of Hope Ranch. With six bedrooms and six bathrooms, this meticulously refurbished property, envisioned by Wallace Neff in 1970, combines timeless sophistication with contemporary luxury. Perched atop a bluff, the one-acre oceanfront sanctuary offers panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the captivating Channel Islands, creating an enchanting backdrop for unforgettable celebrations.

Highlights

Charter a private jet to Santa Barbara, CA

Charter a private jet to Santa Barbara, CA

For a seamless and luxurious travel experience tailored to your needs. Enjoy personalized itineraries, flexible departure times, gourmet catering, and dedicated flight attendants, ensuring a stress-free and comfortable journey.

Wedding Planner

Wedding Planner

Opulent Weddings brings a touch of luxury to your special day in Santa Barbara, CA. With a keen eye for detail and an unmatched commitment to excellence, their professional team curates unforgettable weddings, infusing each moment with sophistication and grace. From exquisite venue selection to seamless event coordination, Opulent Weddings offers a bespoke experience tailored to your unique vision. Let their expertise transform your dream wedding into a breathtaking reality amidst the picturesque charm of Santa Barbara.

Explore the Santa Ynez Valley on Horseback

Explore the Santa Ynez Valley on Horseback

Pioneering the Santa Barbara Wine Country since 2009, Vino Vaqueros Horseback Riding offers an exclusive, private riding experience. Embark on a 75-90 minute guided ride through the Valley's most stunning landscapes, immersing yourself in its breathtaking beauty.

Santa Barbara Wineries

Santa Barbara Wineries

Renowned for their exceptional Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Syrah, Santa Barbara wineries benefit from a unique coastal valley layout, channeling cool ocean air and fostering ideal grape-growing conditions. With appellations like Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Sta. Rita Hills, Happy Canyon, and Ballard Canyon, the region showcases diverse terroirs and a thriving wine culture. Visitors can indulge in an immersive wine-tasting experience, exploring both boutique and acclaimed wineries amidst the stunning Santa Barbara landscape, making it an essential destination for wine enthusiasts seeking the essence of California's vibrant wine scene.

Elevate Your Culinary Journey: Hiring a Private Chef Catering for Your Unforgettable Trip

Elevate Your Culinary Journey: Hiring a Private Chef Catering for Your Unforgettable Trip

Hiring a private chef catering or Michelin-star chef for your trip adds a touch of culinary excellence and luxury, ensuring a memorable and exclusive dining experience. With their exceptional expertise and creativity, chefs are adept at crafting exquisite, personalized menus that cater to your specific preferences and dietary requirements. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering, a special celebration, or simply seeking a gastronomic adventure, having a personal chef on board elevates your culinary journey to new heights, promising a fusion of artful presentation and unparalleled flavors, all within the comfort of your chosen setting.

Transportation

Transportation

Facilitate additional transportation options for your guests throughout the week, ensuring convenient and seamless travel experiences during their stay. Whether it's arranging private car services, coordinating rental vehicles, or providing access to local transportation networks, offering diverse transportation solutions can enhance the overall convenience and comfort of your guests' visit.

Elevate Your Travel Experience with Exclusive In-Home IV Infusion Services

Elevate Your Travel Experience with Exclusive In-Home IV Infusion Services

Experience the epitome of luxury travel with our in-home IV infusion services. This exclusive option allows you to receive intravenous treatments in the opulence of your accommodations, providing the utmost convenience, comfort, and personalized care. In-home IV infusions cater to various needs such as hydration, vitamin supplementation, chronic illness management, and post-surgery recovery. Delivered by qualified healthcare professionals, these infusions prioritize your well-being. As technology and healthcare practices progress, in-home IV infusions are set to flourish as a premium, patient-centric healthcare choice. Elevate your journey by engaging our esteemed global partners, ensuring a seamless and bespoke healthcare experience tailored to your unique preferences.

Kayaking

Kayaking

Glide along the pristine waters, exploring hidden coves, sea caves, and abundant marine life. With the Santa Ynez Mountains as a scenic backdrop, enjoy a serene journey while spotting dolphins, sea lions, and various seabirds. Whether you opt for a guided tour or a leisurely solo paddle, Santa Barbara's diverse kayaking options ensure an unforgettable experience for both beginners and seasoned enthusiasts alike.

Surfing/Lessons

Surfing/Lessons

Take lessons at local surf schools to master the waves and improve your technique. Explore renowned surf spots like Rincon Point and Campus Point, known for their impressive swells and scenic vistas. Embrace the vibrant surf culture with rentals, guided sessions, and insider tips available at nearby shops. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned pro, Santa Barbara's dynamic surf scene offers a thrilling and enriching adventure for every wave rider.

Sailing

Sailing

Sailing in Santa Barbara, CA offers a captivating maritime experience amid stunning coastal vistas. With its mild climate and favorable winds, the region is a sailor's paradise. Enjoy picturesque views of the Santa Ynez Mountains as you navigate the Pacific Ocean, spotting dolphins and seals along the way. Whether you're a seasoned sailor or a beginner, Santa Barbara provides ample opportunities to explore the azure waters and revel in the beauty of the California coastline.

Elevate Your Well-Being for the Big Day

Elevate Your Well-Being for the Big Day

A holistic wellness journey in preparation for your destination wedding day with our exclusive travel package, which includes a dedicated wellness coach. Our program ensures you radiate health and vitality as you approach your special day. The wellness coach, experienced in destination wedding readiness, guides you through personalized plans covering nutrition, fitness, stress management, and more. Elevate your well-being and bridal glow with this unique and comprehensive experience tailored to make your destination wedding day truly extraordinary.

Hosts

Experience the epitome of luxury with Opulent Lifestyle and Opulent Weddings, where we seamlessly blend opulence into your wedding destination package for your special occasion. Our white glove service ensures a stress-free experience, managing all travel accommodations with the expertise of our dedicated concierge team. Paired with our world-class sister company, Opulent Weddings, we provide a comprehensive wedding planning service, allowing you to do nothing but show up – everything is meticulously handled by our team of experts. Relax, enjoy your day, and every moment with your loved ones while we ensure everything runs seamlessly. Come and say 'I do' with confidence.

Opulent Lifestyle Club

Opulent Lifestyle Club

Welcome to Opulent Lifestyle Club, where luxury meets convenience. Elevate your experiences with our exclusive membership, offering white-glove services and curated benefits. From bespoke travel accommodations managed by our concierge team to seamless event planning by our experts, we ensure you enjoy the opulent life effortlessly. Join us in crafting unforgettable moments and making every occasion extraordinary. 

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Opulent Weddings and Events

Opulent Weddings and Events

Opulent Weddings transforms dreams into reality, offering a world-class wedding planning experience. Our expert team orchestrates every detail, ensuring your special day is nothing short of perfection. From venue selection to personalized touches, we bring opulence and precision to create a wedding day that reflects your unique love story. 

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Schedule

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DAY 1

Book trip in 12-months +

Make sure to book your trip as far in advance as possible.  Allow for 9 months or more for the best outcome of your special day. 

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DAY 2

The Planning Begins!

Our team will follow up for further details.  We will set up an introduction with our sister company, Opulent Weddings, for your plans, logistics, and details with you and your guests.  


Over the next 9-12 months, your wedding will be planned. 

Included

Wedding Planner

Wedding Logistics

Budget Management

Vendor/Venue Scouting & Negotiations

Vendor Management

Housing List

Coordinate Group Activities & Excursions

Rentals & Innovative Design Concepts

Free Itinerary App

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DAY 3

Wellness Journey: Preparing for Your Wedding Day

Unlock your potential! Achieve your goals with the support of David Guzzone, a health & wellness coach armed with a comprehensive habits of health system. Benefit from personalized coaching and a structured meal plan for healthy weight management, improved sleep, and increased energy. No exercise or pills required – just simple, clean nutrition. David will inspire and motivate you on this journey, connecting you with a supportive community. Take the first step toward lifelong transformation. 

Included

Wellness Coach

Nutrition Diet Plan

Resources

Supportive Community

App

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DAY 4

Travel/Arrival

You and your guests are arriving days in advance.  This package is a 3-day to 7-day trip; depending on your wedding day, you can run through a few last-minute details, relax & pamper yourself, and enjoy your guests' days before your big day! 

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DAY 5

Prep Time

2-3 Days before your wedding day will be prep time to set up for your special day and connect with the vendors. 


Have a fun time doing excursions or activities with some of your guests. 


All accommodations are checked for your family and guests (including transportation).  Warm welcome cocktails & packets as they arrive. 


You and every guest will receive a personalized itinerary during your stay.  This will provide all details of each guest's activities/excursions they signed up for prior, hotel details, contact information for the planner and team, any planned group activities, weather, and helpful tips or information about the area.

Included

Free Itinerary App

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DAY 6

The Day Before

Rehearsal, rehearsal dinner, and plenty of FUN! 

Included

Rehearsal Dinner Planning

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DAY 7

Wedding Day Ceremony and Reception!

This is YOUR DAY! 

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DAY 8

Honeymoon/Vacation

Extend your stay see and do everything you've hoped to experience or just relax and enjoy your honeymoon! 

Guests may want to turn this into a vacation as well. Plan for an extended stay in advance. 

What's Included

What's Included

Wedding Planning Services

Reception Planning Details

Ceremony Planning Details

Bridal Couple Airport Transportation

Group Airport Transportation

Free Customized Itinerary App

Rehearsal Dinner Plans

Manage Group Activities/Excursions

Charter and Commercial Flight Booking Services

Honeymoon Planning Services

Group Hotel Block of Rooms

Private Estate: Gym Facilities

Private Estate: Home Cinema

Private Estate: Air Conditioning

Private Estate: Outdoor Pool

Private Estate: Hot Tub

Private Estate: Free Parking on Site

Private Estate: Butler

Private Estate: Concierge

Private Estate: In-House Chef Included

Private Estate: Housekeeping

Private Estate: Luxury Toiletries and Fresh Linens

Private Estate: This property receives a pre-arrival inspection, ensuring it offers the amenities and services of a five-star hotel, whilst maintaining privacy and exclusivity.

Private Estate: This property manager ensures that the villa's features are up to the highest standards, and will attentively replace anything that needs updating in advance of your arrival.

Private Estate: June - September @ 7-nights minimum requirement

Private Estate: Sauna

Private Estate: Flat Screen TV

Private Estate: Barbeque

Private Estate: Balcony

Activities/Excursions

Private Jet

Honeymoon Suite Upgrade

Event Rentals

Commercial Flights

Private Estate: Upon request, additional staffing including nannies, chauffeurs, chef, butler, etc...

Yacht Rentals, available upon request

Private Estate: Water Toy Rentals

Upon Request: Guided Tours can be provided

Upon Request: Beach Club Reservations

Accommodation

30 ppl - Wedding Package

30 ppl - Wedding Package

Wedding planner included. Accommodating bridal couple and 30 guests, minimum of 5-night required. This package will include; standard room for bridal couple and car services from/to airport, group airport transportation. Customized Itinerary app.

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Your Premier Wedding Destination in Santa Barbara

Where Elegance Meets Tranquility

Welcome to Hope Ranch, a premier wedding destination located in the serene outskirts of Santa Barbara. Discover the equestrian lifestyle with 27 miles of picturesque trails and a lively horse-owning community. Enjoy private access to the secluded beach, ideal for tranquil sunbathing and leisurely walks along the charming palm-lined Las Palmas Drive. Recharge in the peaceful ambiance of Hope Ranch, just a short drive from Santa Barbara's bustling dining and shopping scene. Embrace the joy of beachside living within a friendly, vibrant vacation community, offering various vacation rentals for your ideal getaway.


This exclusive private estate is reserved for the bridal couple and their immediate guests, ensuring an unforgettable wedding experience.

Your Premier Wedding Destination in Santa Barbara

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Bridal Couple Private Estate

Bridal Couple Private Estate

A masterpiece of oceanfront architecture by renowned designer Wallace Neff, the six-bedroom Noleta Ranch in the Hope Ranch community of Santa Barbara has undergone an extensive 10-year restoration, expansion, and modernization. Originally crafted by Neff in 1970, in collaboration with landscape architect Thomas Church, this estate sits on an oceanfront acre atop a bluff, providing breathtaking panoramic views of the Pacific and the Channel Islands. Meticulously preserved by the current owner, in collaboration with the Historical Committee, the home honors Neff's original design and vision while seamlessly integrating premium comforts and modern amenities into this captivating estate. 

From $25,200/night

Hotel Californian

Hotel Californian

Hotel Californian sets a new standard for luxury in the renowned American Riviera. With 121 rooms, it magnetizes Hollywood elites, international visitors, and locals. Designed by renowned designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, the hotel blends history with innovation, reinvigorating Santa Barbara's Funk Zone and defying expectations. Voted the #2 hotel in its area, Hotel Californian stands as the pinnacle of urban sophistication in Santa Barbara.


Hotel Californian welcomes guests of all abilities. The property descriptions aim to allow any visitor to make an informed decision on whether the hotel is an appropriate choice for their needs. Consider it as a venue option for your wedding plans and for blocking rooms for your guests.

San Ysidro Ranch

San Ysidro Ranch

San Ysidro Ranch has remained a serene haven for discerning travelers since 1893. This Santa Barbara gem has hosted esteemed guests, offering a seamless blend of natural splendor, romantic legacy, and timeless opulence. Amidst lush gardens, myth and history intertwine, accompanied by the tranquil melodies of hummingbirds and honeybees, enveloping 550 acres in serenity.


Unwind in vine-draped cottages featuring inviting fireplaces, private patios, spacious sunken spas, and open-air rain showers, all tucked away for absolute seclusion. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Channel Islands from the Santa Ynez Mountains' foothills, a world of adventure unfolds with boundless hiking trails, cascading waterfalls, and awe-inspiring vistas. Consider it a beautiful option for both a wedding venue and a memorable guest stay.

Rosewood Miramar Beach

Rosewood Miramar Beach

Nestled along California's stunning and exclusive coastline on the American Riviera, Rosewood Miramar Beach exudes an enchanting estate-style ambiance, epitomizing the pinnacle of Santa Barbara's oceanfront luxury getaways. The resort's meticulous attention to detail and unparalleled service has redefined the standard of opulent hospitality. Indulge in a culinary journey with a focus on locally sourced ingredients, or explore a curated selection of boutiques for an immersive shopping experience. Consider it a splendid venue option for both your wedding plans and a memorable stay for your wedding guests. We eagerly anticipate your arrival at our Forbes Five-Star Hotel & Spa, ready to craft unforgettable moments of Miramar magic at every step. 

FAQs

This is a wedding package; we strongly encourage no less than nine to twelve months in advance; more is best.  

We suggest getting started as soon as you have a date in mind — we can help sort out the details.  You'll want to ensure availability for all your guests with the resort (if necessary).

You will be provided with the following;

  • Wedding Planning Services
    • Wedding Logistics
    • Decor and Design services
    • Coordinating Rehearsal & Dinner
    • Managing Housing List
    • Coordinating group activities/excursions
    • Coordinating airport ground transportation
    • Guests Departures/Arrivals
    • Assist with managing the event budget
  • Private Estate Management for Bridal Couple and Immediate Guests
  • Reception Catering
  • Airport Transportation for Guest (round trip)
  • Airport Transportation for Bridal Couple (round trip)

Airport transportation will include a combination of the following (depending on your group size);

  • Motor coach bus
  • Minibus/Sprinter
  • SUVs

Catering cost ranges depending on venue and destination. *your planner will go over this with you.


We customize the trip for YOU from start to finish.  Opulent Lifestyle will assist you with arranging any additional activities or services to make your experience special, relaxing, and enjoyable. 


*Minimum night requirements apply for this package.


**Any extended stays (honeymoon or vacation) outside your package must be coordinated separately.

Once your trip is booked, you will receive an email from your planner to set up a consultation call with you. The planner will coordinate with local Resort/Hotel for all the details around your wedding. 

You and your guest will be allowed to check-in for activities for this trip from the time of purchase up to 2 months before departure.  The check-in phase will ask a series of essential questions to everyone, along with allowing each person to select any of the activities/excursions for independent interest or small groups.


We suggest coordinating with your planner for any group activities you wish to host; they will manage your logistics.  

By everyone selecting in advance what activities or excursions interest them, a list will be generated and provided to all the sources for proper booking.  Your  planner will oversee this for your group but is only responsible for coordinating the whole group's activities.


Each guest will be instructed to download our free app to view their itinerary and receive updates at all times about;  

  • Overview of your wedding details
  • Hotel Information
  • Transportation
  • Their activities/excursions
  • Group activities
  • Planner contact info/communication
  • Map/Directions
  • Includes both offline and online navigation

We can help arrange charter flights for private jets, or if you prefer, your planner can assist with coordinating commercial flights for your convenience. It's important to note that the flights are not included in the pricing; however, the services to assist you with the arrangements are included. 

In a post-pandemic world, travel has changed. We highly recommend travel and wedding insurance. After your initial deposit has been created, we will provide you with recommendations on coverage options. 

Yes, the property is available for rent from June to September with a minimum stay of 7 nights. 

Opulent Lifestyle reserves the right to substitute similar services, accommodations, or amenities in the rare event that they become unavailable. This may occur due to circumstances beyond our control or if there was an error in the price, service, or amenity shown or quoted. Rest assured, we will make every effort to provide alternatives of comparable quality to ensure your experience remains exceptional. If you have any concerns or specific inquiries about substitutions, our dedicated team is here to assist you. 

An Exquisite Wedding Destination in Hope Ranch

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