Santorini is a real land of love, a piece of Atlantis lost in the seas. It is an incredibly atmospheric place with fantastic views and fabulous sunsets. Thousands of lovers come here every year to take the oath of allegiance and celebrate this significant event in the romantic setting of one of the most beautiful Greek islands. Ancient legends say that the strongest and happiest marriages are concluded in Santorini. After all, young couples are patronized by the Holy Martyr Irina of Macedon, in whose honor many churches have been erected on the island. This paradise on earth is simply made to host your dream wedding. And the first step in planning your wedding in Santorini is choosing a suitable location, with which a professional wedding planner in Santorini can help you. Please find top 10 wedding venues in Santorini to choose from below.
The luxurious Rocabella Santorini Hotel is located on picturesque cliffs near the village of Imerovigli. There are three wedding venues with amazing panoramic views located in the area of this hotel. Each of them is designed for a certain number of guests.
– Infinity Kiosk is suitable for a chamber wedding with up to 50 guests.
– No doubt that a more lavish wedding ceremony for up to 100 guests can be arranged on the site next to one of the pools.
-For sure an Exclusive Pool is ideal for a luxurious wedding reception in the best traditions of high standards.
The Rocabella is renowned for its magnificent interiors and impeccable service. But one of its key advantages is the scenic views from the beautiful terraces.
The wedding of Russel and Katarina at Exclusive Pool and the reception at Infinity Pool
The gem of Santorini is the literal translation of the name of one of the most popular wedding venue. And this is no coincidence. The spacious terrace seems to hover over the sapphire smoothness of the sea, revealing to the viewers stunning landscapes. Here you can arrange an elegant wedding ceremony, ending with a magnificent reception for up to 200 guests. Santorini Gem is located in a private villa near the resort village of Pyrgos and the Santo Wines Winery. The villa is proposed to be rented for the night before the wedding. The beautiful pool area can be used for the morning shooting of the bride, cocktail hour or rest area for the guests.
The weddings at Santorini Gem:
Katrin and Cecil
Emil and Emma
In the heart of Santorini, not far from the village of Imerovigli, there is the magnificent Le Ciel venue for wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions. The spacious terrace offers a wonderful view of the sea, Volcano and Caldera. It can accommodate up to 80 people. The closed area is equipped with air conditioning and is designed for receptions for up to 120 guests. It offers a restaurant with excellent cuisine and the highest level of service.
Our real weddings at Le Ciel:
Canaves Oia among top 10 Wedding Venues in Santorini
What could be more wonderful than a ceremony held on the terrace, literally hovering above the sparkling azure of the Aegean Sea. A panoramic balcony, designed for a small number of guests (15-25 people).It is located on the territory of one of the most atmospheric hotels in Santorini, Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites. This extraordinary panoramic balcony offers breathtaking seascapes. The hotel offers an exquisite wedding menu and comfortable guest rooms.
We will provide you with photos from the real weddings at Canaves upon request.
One of the most popular wedding venues in Santorini is located on the territory of a famous winery, built in the middle of the last century. An open terrace with panoramic views of the Aegean Sea, ready to receive 120 guests. Here you can admire the most beautiful sunsets and take an exciting excursion to the wine cellars with tasting of the best Venetsanos wines. Venetsanos winery can host both smaller weddings and big celebrations up to 120 people. The traditional island simplicity and the spaciousness of the terrace is the natural background for the creative projects of the whimsical weddings.
Please check our real weddings at this amazing place:
Mat and Fan
The magnificent wedding venue is located at the highest point of the Caldera, offering stunning views of the sea and the island. Geographically, Santo Wines refers to the famous winery located on the side of a mountain in the village of Pyrgos. It offers a closed area for wedding receptions for up to 120 guests. Besides it is proposed to use the outdoor terrace or private covered area. You can use catering services for you wedding reception in Santorini.
Enjoy the wedding of Barry and Natty at Santo Wines!
La Maltese Estate
The venue is located on the territory of the La Maltese Estate complex, next to the Orthodox Church of Anastasi. A magnificent boutique hotel with a unique historical architecture forms a harmonious ensemble with a church crowned with a sky-blue dome. The outdoor terrace, hovering 250 m above sea level, is ready for wedding receptions with a large number of guests (up to 120 people). It offers gourmet Mediterranean cuisine and luxurious apartments.
The unique outdoor terrace, located at the foot of the restored windmill, is the ideal setting for a romantic intimate wedding with a sophisticated vintage atmosphere. It offers fantastic views of the Santorini seascapes. The mill is equipped as a suite for newlyweds. The site is ready to receive 30 guests. El Viento is completely private surrounded by romantic breeze of Aegean sea and love vibes in the air stands out in the top 10 wedding venues in Santorini.
Meredith and John’s wedding
The Pyrgos Restaurant is located on the territory of the famous restaurant in the village of Pyrgos. For weddings, the place offers several halls with panoramic views of the island. The Small Private Hall located on the ground floor can accommodate up to 30 guests. The Panoramic Hall with a private outdoor terrace is ready to host 40 people. The Agia Fotini Hall can accommodate up to 80 guests in a closed area and up to 150 people outside, on an adjoining outdoor terrace. There is also a small church Agia Fotini and magnificent apartments for newlyweds nearby. The first floor houses the Central Hall, which can accommodate from 120 to 600 people. The terrace and all rooms offer stunning views of the caldera and coastal strip.
Beach Venues: Theros Wave Bar
For those looking for a beautiful wedding on the beach, the Theros Wave Bar, located in one of the picturesque corners of Vlyhada, is the ideal option. An incredibly warm atmosphere and picturesque reliefs of the mountain ranges reign here. Beach vintage ceremony can smoothly turn into a noisy and stormy party until the morning. The party can be held till the morning hours as there is no noise restrictions at the place.
Barry and Natty ( reception)
Akro Beach Bar
Another popular location, Akro Wedding Venue, is located on one of the gorgeous beaches of Akrotiri. Here, in a corner hidden from prying eyes, you can hold a romantic ceremony, inviting up to 120 guests to it. Newlyweds have a choice of an area directly on the beach or Akro’s upper terrace. It is proposed to arrange a wedding reception in the restaurant’s hall, carved into the coastal rock, or on an open-air venue.
Please have a look at Gal and Vasily beautiful wedding at Akro Beach bar!
Top 10 Santorini wedding venues tips
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