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Bernardus Lodge Wedding

Bride and groom hold hands and look back as they stand in the rose garden of their Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley wedding

Erika and Adam had relaxed and timeless Bernardus Lodge wedding in Carmel Valley. Their family and friends enjoyed the joyful celebration from the ceremony filled with lots of laughs and emotional tears to an exuberant night of dancing.

Getting Ready

Having on-site accommodations for all of their closest family and friends made everything very easy for Erika and Adam. They both got ready at the Bernardus Lodge which makes things easier when your getting ready location and wedding venue are the same place. Erika’s bridesmaids were her sisters and friends, while Adam’s groomsmen were his brother and friends. Erika’s parents stopped by for a First Look, and Adam’s father joined in the fun in the groom’s getting ready room.

Bridesmaids toast the bride at her Bernardus Lodge wedding in Carmel Valley

Photo on left is bridesmaids helping bride get dressed. Second photo is makeup artist applying lipstick to the bride at her Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley wedding

Black and white photos of bride getting ready for her Bernardus Lodge wedding in Carmel Valley

Dads first look at his daughter before her Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley wedding

Father and daughter laugh at her  Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley wedding

Bride and bridesmaids laughing at her  Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley wedding

Bride at her  Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley wedding

Bride and bridesmaids laugh at her  Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley wedding

Bride and bridesmaid walk down stairs at her  Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley wedding

Bride and bridesmaids on their way to the wedding ceremony at Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley wedding

Groomsman helping the groom with his tie

Groom and groomsmen enjoy a moment before his  Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley wedding

Groom helps groomsen with tie at Bernardus Lodge wedding in Carmel Valley

Wedding Ceremony

Their wedding ceremony took place in the lovely rose garden and wedding pavilion. Erika and Adam decided that they wanted to see each other for the first time at their wedding ceremony. A family friend officiated the ceremony.

Wedding ceremony location for Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley wedding

Reluctant flower girl and ringbearer turnaround and walk the wrong way at a wedding ceremony at the Bernardus Lodge Carmel Valley

Bride and her father walk to the ceremony area at Bernardus Lodge

Wind lifts up the brides veil as her father walks her down the aisle at ther Bernardus Lodge wedding

Bride and her father walk down the aisle at a Bernardus Lodge wedding

Bride and groom exchange vows at their Bernardus Lodge wedding

Bride and bridesmaid laugh during wedding ceremony at Bernardus Lodge

Closeup of bridesmaids dresses and bouquet of flowers

Groom exchanging vows with his bride

Groom sheds tears during his wedding ceremony

Father emotionally wipes his eye with a handkerchief during the wedding of his son

Sand ceremony with bride and groom

Bride and groom kiss at their wedding ceremony

Closeup of bridesmaid dresses and floral bouquets

Bride and Groom Portraits

Bride and groom enter their wedding reception at Bernardus Lodge

Photo on left is bride and groom smiling while photo on the right is bride and groom walking in a vineyard at their Bernardus Lodge wedding

Bride and groom kiss in the vineyard at their Bernardus Lodge wedding

Bride and groom at their Bernardus Lodge wedding

Bride laughs and groom smiles at her

Wedding Reception

Wedding guests arrive for a Carmel Valley wedding at Bernardus Lodge

Bride and groom first dance at their Bernardus Lodge wedding

Bride and groom cut the cake at their Bernardus Lodge wedding

Parents of the bride speech at Bernardus Lodge wedding

Sister of the bride toasts the happy couple

Bride is surprised and groom smiles during the speeches at their Bernardus Lodge wedding

Wedding bouquets

Interior dining room at Bernardus Lodge

Parents of the groom dance at wedding

Guests dance at Bernardus Lodge wedding

Bride and groom dance with the mother and father of the bride

Grandmother smiles and dances at wedding

Bride wraps her arms around her new husband

Wedding guest smile and dance

Wedding guest smile and dance

ABOUT THE BERNARDUS LODGE

Bernardus Lodge is an intimate hotel and wedding venue tucked away in the Carmel Valley with a view of the Santa Lucia Mountains. From the vineyards to the rose gardens, it is the perfect place for a classic and elegant outdoor wedding with impeccable guest lodging and close vicinity to Carmel-by-the-Sea, Pebble Beach, and Big Sur.

Carmel Valley is known as a wine country retreat with notable vineyards, picturesque scenery and filled with oak trees, and rolling hills. It’s the perfect place for a driving or bicycle riding adventure for sightseeing on country roads, hiking, dining, and shopping.

Website: https://www.bernarduslodge.com/weddings
Address: 415 W Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel Valley, CA 93924
Phone: 1-831-298-5389


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Updated on May 10, 2024

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