The one with the stereotypical blue and white domed roofs, see above. A little pricier than other islands but great for views and black, yes, black beaches! Arriving by donkey to local musicians then holding your ceremony overlooking the Aegean sea as the sun sets is sure to make a lasting memory. This is the place if you want breath-taking views and reportedly has some of the best sunsets in the world!
Tip: Hold your ceremony around 6pm to make the most of the views and sunset
The place to go if you want a party atmosphere with lots of clubs and bars.
Also famous for its windmills it is also a mecca for stylish and
luxury weddings and with its boutique shops and restaurants to match.
Tip: Have dinner in little Venice!
Home of the Durrell’s back in the day and the hideaway for Jason and the Argonauts when he took the golden fleece.
A large green island with lots to offer. Old town Corfu is very popular and most couples get married at the town hall,
typically in a horse drawn carriage, that’s not to say you can’t do it differently of course. Old Town of Corfu was declared a
UNESCO World Heritage Site recently and was the setting for Shakespeare’s Tempest.
Tip: Tiny church at Gouvia/Kommeno
Kos being the third largest in the Dodecanese after Rhodes and Karpathos. Head down to Kefalos for the best beaches.
Kos is quite a lively island at night and most weddings take place in the Kefalos area of the island.
There are opportunities to get married on the island of St Nikolaos, outside an authentic chapel, on the shores of the Aegean Sea.
There is just the one chapel on the tiny island and you are effectively getting married on your own private island.
Tip: Only 5km from Bodrum, Turkey
The largest of the Greek islands. There are so many opportunities for getting married in Crete there is something
there for every couple. From simple ceremonies in a traditional chapel, to extravagant five star luxury hotels.
On the beach, at the hotel or how about at a Cretan temple, built in the style of the ancient Greeks.
Big fat weddings in Crete are famous for having no fewer than 250 guests.
Huge mountain ranges, lakes and dramatic gorges.
Tip: island of Spinalonga
The greenest island and often called the Hawaii of Greece. Naxos keeps its traditional way of living andin its
architecture and is famous for its Naxian cuisine. A Naxos wedding is ideal for couples, who are seeking less touristic places
and real Greek island weddings. The island of Naxos maybe the best destination for a beach wedding or a villa wedding.
Tip: Arriving to your beach wedding by boat
Also spelt Kefalonia, is a fairly large island sitting just above Zakynthos. Captain Corelli’s mandolin was filmed here and
draws a lot of visitors. It is a large and pretty island with weddings being held in wineries, beaches with breath-taking views
overlooking the Ionian ocean, even having your wedding taking place at your own villa with private catering.
Weddings are popular in the very beautiful Asos.
Tip: Villa Brio for amazing views and exclusivity along with your private beach
Only one and a half hour by catamaran from Athens, it is impressive but very laid back and only use donkeys, mules, horses
and of course boats as the main transport as cars and other motor vehicles are prohibited on the island.
Crystal clear water and beautiful coves for secret quiet spots.
Weddings can place at small hotels, the beach or at the town hall which is within walking distance from the harbour.
Tip: The civil ceremony Hydra Office is located in the first floor of the city offices and
it is available for wedding ceremonies free of charge.
The smallest spot in the Sporades, Skiathos is perhaps the most stylish.
Having no less than 70 sandy beaches on the island – Koukounaries and Kanapista are just a couple of the best spots.
Your wedding reception may take place in a traditional beach front taverna, a chic restaurant in town or a boutique hotel.
Weddings in Skiathos are now synonymous with the Mamma Mia film and its feel good factor.
Tip: Beautiful and historic Bourtzi
Lots of history, lots of memorable places to say I do. The most popular venue in Rhodes is St Paul’s Bay at the foot of the
Acropolis in Lindos. Couples wanting beautiful views of the island would choose Filerimos.
Popular option too are having your wedding in a traditional Greek taverna
overlooking the acropolis which looks magnificent lit up at night.
Rhodes is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and its population dates back over 4000 years.
Tip: Budget friendly
Or Zante as it is known by most is perhaps one of the understated of the Greek islands.
When people think Zante they think 18-30 clubs and bars.I can assure you that is only one tiny part called Laganas,
the rest is rustic and beautiful and you will fall in love. Beach weddings are popular here but there are also ocean views,
hotel gardens,tavernas with Greek dancing and it is even possible to have your ceremony on your own little secluded island.
Think beach wedding on your own island and bbq on the beach, that’s hard to beat.
Tip: Turtle island and beach bbq at Keri
The largest island in the Sporades, stunning Skopelos is covered in rocky hills and pebble beaches.
Maybe one of the most romantic islands due to the fact Mamma Mia was filmed here.
The magical and romantic feel portrayed by the film make Skopelos weddings a popular choice amongst UK couples.
It really is unspoilt and yes you really can get married right outside the famous Mamma mia chapel.
Tip: Sunset weddings outside the famous Mamma Mia Chapel
Situated about 7 miles south of Corfu Paxos is small, really small with just three villages.
Antipaxos is even smaller. Although small Paxos is idyllic it can get very busy with boats loads coming from Corfu.
With a waterfront town hall and pretty villages. A stunning choice of tavernas and clifftop bars make for amazing sunsets.
Tip: Come in September/October
Best known for its beaches and traditional villages. Famous for the traditional architecture and with white washed houses
and blue domed churches it looks and feels typical Greek. It is a popular island and has a lot to offer everyone with paved streets,
golden beaches and good nightlife. The Kouros Village hotel on the harbour is very popular for wedding receptions.
Tip: Poseidon hotel with its own chapel overlooking the Aegean
Typically stylish, unspoilt and a little piece of paradise.
Weddings here are unrushed and laid back. Milos island is very romantic and has typical Greek chapels.
If you want quiet and relaxed yet full of charm then this is the island for you.
Tip: The picturesque church of Saint Charalampos, right below the world famous windmills.