Romance In Ramona
— Megan Peralta
Ramona is the perfect place for romantic wining and dining, and it’s also the ideal location for that most romantic of occasions: weddings.
Whether you are a do-it-yourself type or prefer to focus on the main event and leave centerpieces to the professionals, there’s a beautiful and unique venue for every taste.
Dos Picos County Park
Dos Picos County Park, located at 17953 Dos Picos Park Rd., offers nature lovers a secluded and serene setting, complete with a covered pavilion.
This economical venue includes space for up to 200 guests and 10 hours of event time for between $200 and $600, with an additional fee for setup. For information, call 858-565-3600 or visit www.sdparks.org.
San Vicente Resort
For an all-in-one venue with golf, swimming and lodging, the San Vicente Resort, at 24157 San Vicente Rd., offers plenty of amenities and activities for the star couple and their guests. You can choose between indoor and outdoor settings, decorations and reception options. Contact the resort’s wedding experts at 760-789-8290 or via www.sanvicenteresort.com.
Mt. Woodson Castle
If you’ve always dreamed of a fairytale wedding, try Mt. Woodson Castle. Located at 16302 N. Woodson Dr., the 12,000-square-foot building is a literal castle, complete with a Great Hall and a windmill worthy of Don Quixote. The castle was commissioned by Amy Strong in 1909, and the dream was reality by 1921. Amenities include several ceremony and reception sites, dressing rooms, children’s playroom, event manager and much, much more. For information, contact the Personal Touch Dining management at 858-638-0672 or firstname.lastname@example.org.