All in One — Mendocino Wedding Day & Honeymoon

Bride & Groom on Mendocino Cliffs

Seventy-one percent of couples — more than seven in ten — say that talking and connecting are the most important reasons for taking a vacation together, and no vacation is as significant as your honeymoon!

While you could spend time and money booking a Mendocino wedding venue and a honeymoon destination, what if we told you that you can get both at the same time at MacCallum House?

Wedding Venue and Honeymoon Destination – all in one at MacCallum House in Mendocino

Our multi-tiered three property boutique hotel provides the perfect solution for both your wedding venue and guest accommodation, not to mention an excellent place to spend your honeymoon. Our historic main property gives you the perfect place to host your wedding reception while providing an intimate and cozy atmosphere with accommodations of all styles.

1. One Property. Many Rooms.

Both you and your guests will have plenty of room to get comfortable and enjoy when you book MacCallum House for your wedding. For those who are directly involved in the wedding party, bridesmaids, groomsmen, family… having everyone on site can simplify wedding preparations, especially if you’re also using the space as your wedding venue. You won’t have to worry about getting everyone to the location on time either, as everyone will be right there and ready to go!

2. A Romantic Atmosphere

MacCallum House provides an intimate, romantic, and unique atmosphere. Perfect for a special wedding venue and a honeymoon destination, as well! After the wedding and reception, both you and your partner won’t have to worry about catching a plane or packing your bags, instead, you can head back to your luxury cottage and get cozy by the fire while the waves crash.

3. Wedding Ceremonies

For couples seeking a unique wedding experience, you can MacCallum House will arrange the whole thing — on our East Lawn or out at a bluff-top site overlooking the Pacific. We do it all for you! This allows you to take some of the hassles out of booking and arranging, as everything will be taken care of at the same time!

4. Unforgettable Honeymoon

Mendocino sets the scene for intimacy, privacy, and unmatchable dramatic, natural beauty. Once Mendocino wows your guests, stay a while longer for the full wind-down. If you host your wedding in the same location as your honeymoon, you get to immediately jump right into relaxation. Once your guests depart, stay and enjoy the special place where you just gathered together in celebration and love. No hassles of booking another flight or hotel. Relax and start your honeymoon melt as soon as you leave the reception!

Top Qualities of a Good In-House Wedding Coordinator

Planning a wedding can be incredibly stressful — which is why many couples choose to hire a wedding coordinator to handle all the details. In fact, many wedding venues will actually have an in-house wedding coordinator on staff to ensure their brides and grooms are able to achieve the wedding of their dreams without too many hiccups. But what are the qualities that make a great in-house wedding coordinator? Here’s what you should look for when meeting with the coordinator your venue recommends.

Organizational Skills

Wedding planning requires high-end organizational skills to create a memorable event. The in-house wedding coordinator that you work with should have excellent organizational know-how. They should be able to follow up on the products and services provided by vendors without any prompting from the bride and groom.

The wedding coordinator should keep track of the payment schedule for all vendors and ensure all vendors are on the same page for the big day. Wedding coordinators also act as liaisons between the couple and their venue, as well as the couple and their vendors, which means in-house wedding coordinators need to be on top of all the details and keep everyone informed of any adjustments that need to be made.

Immense Creativity

Brides may get some of their wedding ideas from social media and previous events they’ve attended. It’s up to the highly creative in-house wedding coordinator to turn those visions into reality and ensure the ultimate dream wedding is achieved.

If Mendocino is one of the areas you have in mind for your wedding, your coordinator may even draw inspiration from the beautiful surroundings and translate that into the overall design concept. Mendocino wedding venues are amazing, and working with a creative wedding coordinator will turn the venue into a unique place. Creativity will give you a perfect wedding venue that you did not imagine.

Roughly 96% of American workers say vacation time is important to them. Thus, the coordinator should get a venue that will give you and your guests a fantastic getaway even after the wedding. Look for a venue with an in-house wedding coordinator in a place that’s akin to paradise.

Stellar Communication

Communication is one of the most important qualities for a wedding coordinator to possess. They need to be communicating with you during every step that they make to ensure that you in agreement Not only should they communicate with you, but also with the vendors. Miscommunications can cause last-minute stresses and even contract breaches. To avoid emotional break-downs and unforeseen mishaps, your coordinator will need to keep everyone informed and make it their mission to over-communicate.

Impeccable Networking

Wedding planning is a field that relies on an extensive network of professionals working together to achieve a common goal. The in-house wedding coordinator should have contacts of vendors, decorators, caterers, florists, musicians, and more. This will guarantee to receive high-quality products and services. If your coordinator is already familiar with the majority of your vendors, your big day is more likely to go off without a hitch.

Good at Problem Solving

Wedding planning comes with its fair share of problems, even when coordinators are highly experienced. This means that regardless of the excellent plan, something may go wrong. Consequently, you need to have an in-house wedding coordinator who is good at problem-solving.

You don’t need to be stressed on your wedding week. In-house wedding planning plays an integral part in having your dream wedding. Work with an in-house wedding coordinator who has the qualities discussed above — and a venue that can accommodate your every wish.

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