Group Activities & Venues

Monterey Bay Event Venues

After a successful day of meetings, get out there and have a little fun right here in our own backyard….endless possibilities await! Portola Hotel & Spa is pleased to offer unique Monterey event planning services across a variety of venues. From white sand beach parties for social occasions, to golf outings for team building events, to culinary classes for families, there’s something to suit any taste in our Monterey event venues. Browse our many offerings below and contact us today to get started.

“The Monterey Peninsula offers an array of activities, sites, and teambuilding experiences to create an exceptional meeting, and Portola Hotel is in the center of it all!” - Donna Kostigen, SVP Operations │ Symantec

Unique Venues & Theme Parties

  • Historic Outdoor Venues
  • Memory Garden
  • Custom House Plaza
  • White Sand Cali Style Beach Parties
  • Beer Pairing Events & Tastings with Peter B's Brewmaster
  • Coastal Inspired Private On-site Venues

Team Building Activities

  • Coastal Fun
  • Kayaking
  • Stand-Up Paddle Boarding
  • Yoga Sessions
  • Whale Watching
  • Sailing Charters
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Sand Castle Contests
  • World Class Golf Outings
  • Bocce Ball Tournaments
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Surrey Bike Rentals
  • Sea Car Tours

Spousal & Family Programs

  • Culinary Classes
  • Wine Tasting Tours
  • Behind the Scenes Tours of the Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Shopping Experiences
  • Spa Treatments
  • Endless Recreational Activities

Community Outreach Initiatives

  • Save Our Shores
  • Rancho Cielo Youth Outreach
  • Ag Against Hunger
  • The Offset Project

Complete a Request for Proposal to learn more about event planning in Monterey, call us directly at (831) 649-4511 or email

Let's start planning! Simply upload your contact information and we’ll contact you directly regarding your meeting details.

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