Belle Mer.

Oceanfront 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.



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.



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


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


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.


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


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


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.


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


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


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.


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


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


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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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