Thinking about saying “I do” abroad but don’t know where to start? If you are considering Greece, Culture Trip has selected a few options to get you inspired. Whether you want a church or a beach wedding, a grandiose reception, or a low-key party, it’s all here.
Agreco Farm, Crete
Picture this: a rustic wedding on a quaint farm, with its olive press, workshops, and a guesthouse. It even has a church. Agreco Farm is the ideal venue for a wedding. Located on a hilltop near the small village of Adelianos, Crete, the estate allows for spectacular views of the surroundings. Say “I do” in the small chapel on site and opt for an outdoor dinner and enjoy local delicacies, raki, and wine in a convivial setting.
Island, Art & Taste, Athens Riviera
A wedding venue by the sea, Island, Art & Taste, is perfect for glamorous couples looking for an elegant venue by the waters. Partnering with specialists and wedding experts, the venue has several high-end services including catering and decorating.
“The ideal location on the Athens Riviera, the southern suburbs of Athens, harmoniously paired with the exquisite aesthetics of both interior & exterior spaces of our event facility complex is the starting point and influencing source of our business. Then the simple, yet fundamental ingredient to our alchemy is our Passion. It drives us to only settle for the kind of perfect insight that turns base metal into gold. Since 1995 Island Art & Taste is delivering successfully its unique environment & services for precious and unforgettable events and occasions.”
Ios club, Ios
Situated across the Chora of Ios, on a row of granite rocks, this historical sunset bar is a sleek fusion of Cycladic architecture, contemporary space and ambiance. Explore the unbuttoned sense of sunset-viewing in the company of classical and lounge vibes, indulging in chilled signature cocktails and bespoke aperitivo, certain to evoke the most unforgettable experience.
Lazarou beach, Sifnos
Lazarou Beach Sifnos offers spectacular view and turquoise crystal blue waters, which you can enjoy by overlooking from the chic well reputed restaurant, an ideal location for events.
Kaminari village, Rhodes
Kaminari village is an open-air natural and cultural park and museum of more than 25 acres, which allows visitors to experience the traditions and activities of village life in the Dodecanese islands through nature and agro tourism. It includes activities and synergies and offers every visitor the ideal place to live and experience a natural, traditional and healthy way of life.
An iconic all-day beach bar restaurant of Mykonos. Alemagou is a nation on its own, destined to own you with its mystical energy and culture.
Astir of Paros
Astir of Paros is an idyllic complex, a real corner of paradise, facing the enchanting Aegean Sea and offering an once-in-a-lifetime experience for a cherished wedding ceremony and a memorable reception. The executive chef with his team offers delectable tastes that excite and meet, along with the highly trained service, even the most sophisticated demands. The beauty of the space and the exceptional decoration complement this unique moment in your life.
Beach House Antiparos
Beach House Antiparos is a leisure destination open to all, situated in the cove of Apantima and on the island’s best- sheltered beach. Discover a refined all-day summer hangout, home to one of Antiparos’ best restaurants and beach bars, as well as eight comfortable rooms facing the sea. Whether you are looking for the perfect beach bar on Antiparos or a location for your dream wedding, Beach House Antiparos is the ideal place for you.
180 Sunset Bar, Mykonos
On the beach of Psarou, a seaside restaurant that became a legend emerged. Refined tastes, summer entertainment and the style and ambience of the pure Mediterranean spirit were united. A story colored in turquoise, sprinkled with the tastes of the Aegean Sea and flavored with the aroma of sophistication began.
Theros Wave Bar, Santorini
Of course, no destination wedding list of Greece would be complete without mentioning Santorini, the island that oozes romanticism. Switch up your game and ditch the typical caldera view. You can of course ask your photographer to do your wedding shoot there later, but for now, take a step back and trust Theros Wave Bar for your big day. Start with the ceremony on the beach or on the wooden terrace, then relax on the comfy lounge beds or by the bar. For the reception, have a lovely dinner in a relaxed ambiance before kicking your shoes off and dancing the night away.
Fladakia Estate, Paros
A brand new secret wedding gem on the spectacular island of Paros, Fladakia Estate is an impressive venue poised to create memorable, heartwarming events.
St Paul’s Bay, Rhodes
St. Pauls Bay is known for its picturesque scenery and a stunning view towards the rock on which the Lindos Acropolis stands, its golden fine sand, and the turquoise waters. It is believed that St. Paul came here in the year 51 AD to teach Christianity to the Rhodians. The beautiful small church built on the hillside to the right of the bay is also a very popular wedding location.
Some of the Most Romantic Hotels in Greece
On an island of unique beauty begins your experience of an accommodation refined down to the smallest detail! Discover the landscapes, the flavors, the magic of Santorini as afforded by Rocabella Santorini’s brand new concept of hospitality.
Naxian on the Beach
Bohemian meets luxury at these 10 gorgeous suites that are just barely 30 feet – or 10 meters – from the beach. While Plaka Beach may be one of the more happening beaches on the island, Naxian on the Beach has taken over a quiet, exclusive spot with its own sun beds so you can enjoy the very best of the island.
Villa Bordeaux, Santorini
Quiet, classy Villa Bordeaux consists of four Cycladic-chic suites in a 19th-century mansion. Despite their location in the center of Fira, Santorini’s clifftop capital, they’re amazingly secluded and center around the town’s largest infinity pool. Couples based here can also dine at Santorini’s only French fine-dining restaurant, where top-flight chef Jerome Coustillas takes inspiration from Mediterranean countries. The Aqua Suite has its own plunge pool with volcano views – the perfect spot for sunset cocktails.
Klidon Dreamy Living Suites, Mykonos
Mykonos’ Dreamy Living Suites is an ideal destination for loved-up couples, and not just because the honeymoon and king suites feature their own private hot tubs and rainfall showers, large enough for two. Everything is geared towards romance, from the west-facing balconies – ideally placed for the island’s cinematic sunset – to its light and airy accommodations. Mykonos, the island’s charming coastal capital (also known as Chora), is a 20-minute walk away.
Santorini is definitely a top honeymoon destination, made all the more romantic with a stay at Perivolas Santorini. The hotel offers 20 individual Cycladic-style suites cut into the hillside, some with their own private pool or hot tub. The communal infinity pool offers spectacular views over the caldera. Book a private yoga instructor or indulge in a massage designed to relieve jet lag.
Atrium Palace Thalasso Spa Resort & Villas, Rhodes
The Atrium Palace Thalasso Spa Resort & Villas is a charming five-star resort, located in the peaceful village of Kalathos on Rhodes. Inside, you’ll find luxurious rooms, seven pools, five restaurants, and private sunbeds on the beach. Book the all-inclusive package for unlimited drinks, meals, sports facilities, and evening entertainment.
Enjoy astonishing views over the caldera and Aegean at Grace Santorini. This small, award-winning couples hotel has everything to make your romantic break memorable. Book the VIP suite with its large outdoor terrace, heated plunge pool, and plush king-sized bed. In-room spa treatments are available, alongside a pillow menu with seven different options. If you’re planning on eloping, there is a lovely 15th-century church near the hotel where you can get married.
Aenaon villas, Santorini
The location is unique! At the top of a steep slope, in the northern part of the island where the rock was carved to offer incredible panoramic views, including the deep blue Aegean Sea, the volcano’s famous caldera and the world’s most breathtaking sunset. Built right on the ancient path that connects Oia with Imerovigli and Fira, it overlooks the beautiful beaches spanning the east coast of the island.
Kapsaliana Village Hotel, Crete
Located in the 18th-century village of Kapsaliana on Crete, this historic hotel was part of the Arkadi Monastery and has maintained its traditional wood and stone architecture. Disappear into the countryside with your other half at this rustic hotel with a tranquil outdoor pool, surrounded by olive groves. Food is a real highlight here – chef Nikos Thomas serves up traditional Cretan dishes at the on-site farm-to-fork restaurant.
Just over an hour’s drive from Athens, you’ll find Cape Sounio offering views over the Aegean Sea and Temple of Poseidon. 154 elegant villas blend perfectly with the surroundings. Stroll down to the hotel’s private beach or take advantage of the spa, fitness center, and tennis club. Active couples can also enjoy a scuba diving excursion or sunset champagne yacht cruise. While there are several restaurants to choose from, opt for a romantic dinner served in the comfort of your suite.
Verina Astra, Sifnos
Often overlooked as a romantic destination, the beautiful island of Sifnos is home to Verina Astra, a resort consisting of 14 distinct villas surrounded by lush gardens. Set on a steep hill and offering panoramic views over the sea, Verina Astra has a gorgeous lounge area where you can take in the scenic beauty while sipping on a cocktail. The infinity pool seamlessly blends into the hillside. “Astra” in Greek means “stars” – you’ll certainly be treated to a first-class view of the night sky in this secluded spot.
Located at Aleomandra, Mykonos, Kalesma is perfect for couples looking for a VIP retreat.
“Philoxenia” is a Greek word translating to “friend to the stranger,” and our team embodies that phrase. The true “philoxenia” experience is fundamentally linked to feelings of familiarity, comfort, relaxation, and happiness. All are cornerstones of a stay at Kalesma. Your Mykonian experience will engage all five senses, as you’ll enjoy breathtaking views, comforting sounds, earthly textures, tantalized tastes, and enticing aromas.” An amazing resort for high-end ceremonies.
Domes of Elounda
Bespoke luxury is the focus at the Domes of Elounda, an exclusive five-star resort with all-encompassing views over the islet of Spinalonga. Opt for the Haute Living package and you’ll be treated to everything from butler service and helicopter transfers to private afternoon tea. The most romantic suite has to be the premium one-bedroom with its private hot tub overlooking the sea. Enjoy the luxury street food experience on-site – where food trucks and deli stalls are dotted around the plaza, alongside four upscale restaurants.
Amirandes Grecotel Boutique Resort
Impossibly glamorous with movie good looks, this incredible property is styled after the water palaces of Minoan Kings & Venetian Nobles that once ruled Crete.
Affectionate and generous with an idiosyncratic character, Amirandes is quite unique. Life is staged around the ancient lagoon and feels beyond a hotel & beyond a residence. Ideal for elegant weddings.
Aegialis Hotel & Spa, Amorgos
Aegialis Hotel & Spa, located in a quiet bay, is Amorgos’ only five-star hotel. Situated between two sandy beaches, the hotel offers incredible sea views from its Cycladic-style suites. The expansive spa with an indoor pool, hammam, hot tub, and sauna is a real highlight, plus there are seven different yoga studios on site. Book wine tasting, try Greek dancing or hike along the coast to the village of Langada.
Rhodes, a city with 2.400 year history, the place that gave birth to legends and hosted significant personalities of politics, the arts and culture, with a beauty that enthralled its conquerors through the centuries, hosts the welcoming Sheraton Rhodes Resort. The hotel, cocooned in the beauty of its attractive lush gardens with the blue expanse of the pristine waters in front of its private beach, is ideally situated in a key spot in Ixia, just 4 klm from the famous Medieval Town of Rhodes – the best preserved Medieval City in the world and an UNESCO World Heritage Monument. Sheraton Rhodes Resort encompasses in its grounds and services the very things that Rhodes offers: natural beauty, unique architecture, a variety of entertainment options, modern infrastructure and traditional hospitality
And if you need another reason to choose Greece, then you can stay right here for your honeymoon or island hopping.
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