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. Seven acres of manicured green lawns on the edge of Narragansett Bay allow 1,500+ guests to mingle in style, epitomizing 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 lawn is the perfect location for afternoon lawn games or team building activities under the stars.

 

CAPACITY

16,781 Square Feet
300 Theater Style
1,000 Garden Reception
500 Seated Event + Program
500 Dinner + Dancing

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

6,859 Square Feet
14′ Ceiling Height
600 Theater Style
950 Cocktail Party
270 Crescent Rounds of 6
450 Seated Event + Program
280 Dinner + Dancing

HIGHLIGHTS

retractable glass Nana walls • crystal chandeliers • flowing white sheers • fireplace

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

5,122 Square Feet
12’1″ Ceiling Height
300 Theater Style
325 Cocktail Party
150 Crescent Rounds of 6
250 Seated Event + Program
150 Dinner + Dancing

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.

CAPACITY

1,788 Square Feet
40 Theater Style
40 Cocktail Party
24 Crescent Rounds of 6
40 Seated Event + Program
30 Dinner + Dancing

HIGHLIGHTS

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

CULINARY & COCKTAILS

Discover more about the unique culinary experience and view our menu pricing.

Directions

Belle Mer

2 Goat Island
Newport, RI 02840

Onsite complimentary parking

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THE DETAILS

Real Events

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Newport Destination Wedding | Belle Mer

This Chicago-based couple was drawn to Belle Mer’s modern and minimalist approach for their destination wedding, where the natural beachside beauty – and Longwood’s attention to detail – could shine.

Surprise Gender Reveal Photo Shoot | Belle Mer

When a first wedding anniversary came with the news of a baby on the way, this couple returned to the location of their “I Do’s” to celebrate both exciting milestones.

Annual Company Gala | Belle Mer

You don’t need to switch up the venue every year to keep an annual company gala fresh. Just take it from The Renaissance Group, who has entertained its loyal staff with the many faces of Belle Mer for six years and counting. 

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