At the Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa couples will find a hotel at which to host their wedding in the greater Washington, D.C. area. This tropical venue features a sandy beachfront wedding ceremony location and an airy ballroom for a couple’s reception. The venue is located right on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, 50 minutes from downtown Washington, D.C.
Facilities and Capacity
Welcoming up to 250 guests, this venue has two beautiful event spaces for couples to use on their wedding day. Ceremonies in the sand feel tropical and freeing as couples begin their lives together. Framed by palm trees and exchanging vows under bamboo supports, couples can celebrate the first part of their big day with the blue waters of the bay in the background. The sand at this resort is white and clean, and the horizon behind couples is uninterrupted as sky meets sea. Couples can then take photographs on the property as the sun is setting, with a beautiful white gazebo, graced with a wrought-iron dome, in front of the water. Piers stretch out into the water as part of a marina, offering a fun and unique photo location as well. Couples and guests reconvene in the Bay Front Ballroom. This grand open space has bright windows overlooking the sparkling waters of the bay. There is tile flooring and white walls for a breezy coastal vibe.
This venue offers many helpful services to couples, allowing them to feel like guests on their wedding day. Some of these services include options such as:
A full in-house bar keeps couples and guests happy with glasses full of specialty drinks, house beverages, and other refreshments. American cuisine is created by the venue’s chefs, who can make gluten-free, lactose-free, no pork, nut free, organic, vegan, and vegetarian dishes to accommodate those with dietary restrictions. These menu items can be served in the following catering styles:
From standard rooms to rooms with waterfront balconies to luxurious suites, this resort has accommodations to fit every budget and meet every demand. Spa services are available to pamper the wedding party before the big day and cozy furnishings in rooms and suites are available to rest them after the day is done. All rooms feature comfortable furniture and linens, modern amenities, and ample space. Suites include the added benefits of jetted tubs, fireplaces, and pull-out sofas.
At the Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa couples are invited to host their bridal shower, ceremony, engagement party, and reception. For any wedding occasion, the venue provides the option of tables and chairs, tents and tent accessories, or any of the following items:
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Kayla · Married on 08/04/2018
I had my wedding 10 minutes away at a different venue, Herrington on the Bay, but I had a room block for my guests here at this resort. Renee was extremely friendly, responsive and helpful and my guests were able to easily call to book within the block. This hotel was clean, beautiful and let me put up a welcome sign and welcome bags at the front desk for my guests!Sent on 09/19/2018
Rod ‘N’ Reel Resort's reply:Congratulations on your recent wedding! Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay!
Megan · Married on 07/07/2017
We could not have been more pleased with finding Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa for our wedding venue. Lori was so helpful throughout the planning process. The venue was beautiful, and the food was all very good! Lori was very responsive to emails, helped us find great vendors, and served as our coordinator for both the rehearsal and the wedding. The salon was also great! Very convenient that it was on site and the staff did a great job with my (and my bridal party) hair and make-up. The entire wedding day went smoothly thanks to Lori and the rest of the CBRS staff! I highly recommend Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa.Sent on 08/15/2017
Marisa · Married on 10/15/2016
Ask for Sara, she's amazing. Book quick because dates go fast.Sent on 10/18/2016
Rod ‘N’ Reel Resort's reply:Marisa,
We really enjoyed providing the gowns for the fashion show at CBRS....a wonderful experience with the staff, the venue and the clients that came to the Bridal Event. We can't wait to work with these folks again next year. I had such a great experience that my husband and I just spent Father's Day weekend at the Resort and had another excellent experience with the hotel, the staff and the food and drinks were 5-star!
When we photograph at Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa we know that it will go smooth because the staff is focused and easy to get along with. Their dedication to the client is evident and they do not forget that we too are client's in our own way. If you are looking for a well run event make sure you secure Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa .
It's always a pleasure working at the Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa for events. Their staff is very friendly and attentive.