Bringing the Sea …to La Jolla Cove Suites

We were definitely in for a treat when Heather and Rob decided to have their wedding reception at our breathtaking oceanfront oasis. We loved how they brought sea life and vibrant colors into their wedding scape.   

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Not only was the deep blue sea present, the not-so-typical flower arrangements (who wants typical now ‘a days?) from PB Blossom gave the tables extra depth. The use of ceramic pots gave the daises, roses and lilies a chance to have their own spotlight.

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Heather and Rob were married outside with the water behind them at Ellen Browning Scripps Park, right across the street from La Jolla Cove Suites. Adore Wedding Design placed bamboo straw fans near the ceremony area, making sure guests were comfortable while the sea loving couple said their I do’s.

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It was a great pleasure to have Heather & Rob share this special day with us and we wish them all the best in the years to come!

 

Rooftop venue seemlessly transformed from ceremony to reception

We recently had the pleasure of hosting the gorgeous wedding of Jo Jo and Carl on the rooftop. Their wedding was certainly one to remember! Jo Jo handmade 1,000 origami cranes that adorned the chuppa as well as the centerpieces, they were also floating above the cake which was provided by Sweet Cheeks Baking Company. This beautiful bamboo chuppa was provided by Rustic Urban Events.

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Jo Jo and Carl really personalized their event with each detail, we especially loved the surfboard which served as the guest book. Guests were provided with markers and signed their names right on the board!

The farm tables provided by Rustic Urban Events served as beautiful head tables, which were decorated with Manzanita tree branches and bright yellow floral arrangements from ArtQuest Flowers and Gifts.

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Lounge Appeal provided furniture for a lounge area that was set up near the dance floor, with lighting and draping floating above the entire space. After enjoying a delicious meal provided by Continental Catering, guests moved to the dance and lounge area where flip flops were provided, allowing them to dance in comfort to the music played by Tim Altbaum Productions.

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The guest tables, white chivari chairs, dance floor, and lighting were provided by Raphael’s Party Rentals, our favorite party rental company in San Diego! We were so happy to have Melissa Reinke of Sweet Blossom Weddings on site, Melissa assisted Jo Jo and Carl in planning all the details for their fabulous wedding and reception and was here to make sure their special day went just as planned! Thank you Jo Jo and Carl, we were thrilled to host your wedding and reception and can’t wait to see you again on your anniversary!

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Congratulations Brooke and Andrew!

Over Labor Day Weekend La Jolla Cove Suites was the proud host of Brooke and Andrew’s wedding ceremony and reception. The rooftop was transformed into a beautiful space with succulents and gold and white decorations.brookandrew-rev

Something we don’t see often on the rooftop is banquet style seating and we were very excited that Brooke and Andrew went outside of the box to design their reception space. Using 8’ tables they created a large banquet table that stretched from one end of the rooftop to the other. The tables were topped with wooden boxes holding succulents. We especially loved the table runner that spanned the length of the tables. We thank Brooke and Andrew for choosing La Jolla Cove Suites to host their special day and wish them many years of happiness!

Concerts by the Sea Season finale

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Sunday, September 1st featured Sue Palmer and her Motel Swing Orchestra, who delighted the crowds at Ellen Browning Scripps Park this Labor Day Weekend. Guests enjoyed the swing music from their balconies at La Jolla Cove Suites, with birds-eye views of musicians and the audience members, some of whom could be seen dancing near the stage. This was the last concert for the season and was a great way to spend part of the holiday weekend! 

Another Beautiful Wedding- Congratulations Dana and Trevor

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This weekend we were honored to host Dana and Trevor’s wedding and reception on the rooftop of La Jolla Cove Suites. The weather was excellent and the blue water was the perfect backdrop for such a beautiful wedding. The couple chose Adelaide’s  to provide their flowers which adorned their chuppa.

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The Abbey Catering provided a package deal that included white kites which floated above their guests during the ceremony.

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We loved their use of succulents in tiny mason jars as place card holders! The couple provided lids for the jars and takeout style boxes so guests were able to take their succulents home with them at the end of the night. The rustic watering can and burlap sash across the table tied into their theme very nicely.

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Dana and Trevor scattered pillows throughout the rooftop on the lamp posts, adding color and flair to their reception décor, while also providing comfortable seating for their guests. They also made sure to incorporate a very important part of their lives by including their dog as their ring bearer, we just loved his yellow bowtie!

The wedding and reception went perfectly from start to finish and everybody had a wonderful time. We wish Dana and Trevor many years of happiness together and we can’t wait to see them next year for their anniversary!

The Today Show: Last-Minute Labor Day Getaways

Anthony Melchiorri, the host of Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible, on the Today Show speaks to Al Roker and Natalie Morales on last-minute Labor Day getaways and features La Jolla Cove Suites as one of the best Labor Day deals!  Anthony is a proven hotel guru with 20 years in the hospitality business, so If you are looking for that “Last-Minute Labor Day Getaway” a location recommended by Anthony is really one you should consider.  We are so grateful to have his support.

Theo and the Zydeco Patrol at La Jolla Cove

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Theo and the Zydeco Patrol turned La Jolla Cove into a backwoods, bayou bash with its infectious Cajun crooning at yesterday’s La Jolla Concert By the Sea. The San Diego-based band got the crowd dancing and craving crawfish etouffee, shrimp gumbo, beignets from Café du Monde … but we digress. Our guests enjoyed the foot-stomping concert from the comfort of their private oceanfront balconies. La Jolla Cove Suites gave away another free overnight in a suite! You’ll have another chance to win next week, when you sign up at the park.

La Jolla Cove Suites Sways to the Benny Hollman Band

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La Jolla Cove Suites gave away a free overnight yesterday as The Benny Hollman Band returned to the La Jolla Cove for the La Jolla Concerts By the Sea series. The 15-piece big band is a multiple-year winner of the San Diego Music Awards, and has worked with the Temptations, Tony Bennett, Natalie Cole, Johnny Mathis, Bob Hope, Smokey Robinson, and Steve Allen among others. La Jolla Cove Suites guests had the tough concert options of our rooftop view, their private balconies, or joining the fray just a few steps away. We’ll be giving away more suites, so join in the fun and sign up in the park to be eligible to win.

La Jolla Cove Gets the Bill Magee Blues

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La Jolla Cove got the Bill Magee Blues yesterday — and couldn’t be happier. The band was featured at the most recent show in the town’s annual series of La Jolla Concerts By the Sea. Bill Magee hails from Mississippi, was raised in New York, played with Jimi Hendrix, and is now based in music-loving San Diego.

Guests at La Jolla Cove Suites enjoyed front row seats to this world-class show. You have a chance to be a La Jolla Cove Suites guest for FREE. We are giving away one free overnight at each of several upcoming summer concerts. Remember to sign up in the park to be eligible to win.

Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash in Front of La Jolla Cove Suites

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La Jolla fans of the Americana music spectrum got a big dose of their favorite sounds yesterday as the Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash played Scripps Park at the La Jolla Concert By the Sea. The San Diego-native band is led by songwriter Mark Stuart, who received express permission from the “Man in Black” for the use of his name.

Does La Jolla even deserve music this good? Yes, we do. And it keeps getting better. La Jolla Cove Suites is giving away one free overnight at each of several upcoming concerts. Be sure to sign up in the park to be eligible to win.