Belle Mer.

Seaside Glamour in Newport, RI

Belle Mer’s glamorous and contemporary aura provides the perfect venue for an exquisite oceanside wedding, cocktail party, or gala. Surrounded by over seven acres of manicured lawns on the edge of Narragansett Bay, Belle Mer epitomizes the Newport society experience.

UNIQUE AND SPECIAL ROOMS

OCEAN LAWN

Providing an ideal setting for intimate wedding ceremonies, romantic garden receptions, the Ocean Lawn at Belle Mer exemplifies the luxury and sophistication of Newport. The giant fire pits make the lawn the perfect location for afternoon lawn games or team building activities under the stars.

 

CAPACITY

1,000 Guests for Garden-style Reception
500+ Guests for Tented Event
300 Guests for Waterfront Ceremony

HIGHLIGHTS

fire pit • ceremony circle • crushed oyster shell paths • stunning sunsets

WATER SALON

Dressed in soft whites and sparkling crystal, the Water Salon personifies sophistication and glamour. As the largest un-tented, four-season event space in Newport, the Salon features a wall of glass doors offering nearly unobstructed views of the ocean, while warm weather means an organic transition through the entirely open wall onto the lawn.

CAPACITY

950 Guests for Cocktail Party
450 Guests for Seated Event + Program
280 Guests for Dinner + Dancing
600 Theatre Style

HIGHLIGHTS

retractable glass Nana walls • crystal chandeliers • color changing uplights • flowing white sheers • two fireplaces

ISLAND HOUSE

The Island House creates a space of relaxed luxury, a short walk down a shell path past illuminated fountains. The private space away from the main building features view of the Newport Bridge and the romance of the Rose Garden lend an atmosphere of soft intimacy to any event.

CAPACITY

325 Guests for Cocktail Party
250 Guests for Seated Event + Program
180 Guests for Dinner + Dancing
300 Theatre Style

HIGHLIGHTS

rose garden • Vanderbilt light posts • fire pit • two water fountains • completely weather-proof

LOFT

On the second floor of the Island House, the spacious and airy loft is an ideal location for a respite from an event. The area makes for a perfect VIP lounge, bridal suite, or regatta observation room. The simple and elegant decor lends itself perfectly to rehearsal dinners and Sunday brunches.

CAPACITY

40 Guests for Cocktail Party
40 Guests for Seated Event + Program
30 Guests for Dinner + Dancing
15 Guests for Wedding Party Lounge

HIGHLIGHTS

dramatic 360 degree views • high ceilings and open layout • white-washed floors • chef’s kitchen • full bath

CULINARY & COCKTAILS

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THE DETAILS

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