If you’ve decided that you’ll have a destination wedding, you’ve inevitably decided that your entire wedding will be an experience – and perhaps a bit of a holiday too! This means that the location you choose for your destination wedding has to be spectacular in so many ways; not only does the actual wedding day have to be perfect, but the experience overall of the location needs to offer you and your guests enough to keep you interested, having fun, and all within budget!Being locals in Greece, we’d like to tell you why we think Greece is an ideal location for a destination wedding and how it truly offers something unique and exceptional for every personality and style. Here are the top 6 reasons to choose Greece for your destination wedding.
1. It’s All About Location!
Packed full of incredibly romantic locations, from picturesque villages, traditional Greek islands, to vibrant seaside towns, Greece has so many locations to choose from – it is really unbelievable! Depending on what you have envisioned for your destination wedding, having your wedding in Greece means you’ll have incredible blue hues as a backdrop, to-die-for sunsets, and crystal clear water. Have a look through the Destinations section of our website for more details on choosing an ideal location for your wedding in Greece. One thing is for sure, with so many beautiful locations and wedding venues, your wedding in Greece will be magical and feel like home away from home.
2. Amazing Sunshine & Picture Perfect Moments
Although we can’t predict the weather, Greece boasts some 250 days of sunshine a year so chances are highly likely that you’ll have sunny rays of warm sunshine for your wedding! If you plan your wedding in Greece during the summer – from mid May through September – you can pretty much guarantee amazing sunshine and clear blue skies for picture perfect moments. If you don’t want the heat of the summer then planning your wedding in Greece during the shoulder season, in springtime from March to May or in the fall from October to November, is still great…it will also help in keeping down the overall budget too. Apart from the amazing photos you are sure to have, there’s something truly magical about Greece. Maybe it’s the white-wash traditional villages cascading into the blue Aegean sea, or the pretty pastel colors around every corner. No matter what destination you choose for your wedding in Greece – it will be picture-perfect!
3. Great Entertainment For Everyone
Having a destination wedding can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to planning other non-wedding related activities. However, with it’s natural beauty and rich history, Greece has something suitable for everyone! Take your pick of private beaches for the romantics, organized beaches with activities for kids and families, or beaches with bars for the party-goers. If you and your guests want to get active, then there are plenty of outdoor activities like walking trails, kayaking, sailing, and even cycling. And for the history buffs of the group, their days can be spent enjoying the plethora of sites and landmarks. Ultimately, once we understand the needs of your group and what kind of experience you want to give your guests, choosing the actual location of where to host your wedding in Greece will be easy.
4. Combined Wedding & Honeymoon
Not only is Greece an amazing place to host your destination wedding, you don’t have to think about where to go for your honeymoon – it’s one of the world’s premier honeymoon destinations! Paros, Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, these are just a few of the incredible islands that you can escape to, to celebrate your honeymoon in Greece. And don’t worry about the logistics, from the capital of Athens, it’s easy to catch a ferry or a flight to one of the many Greek islands. Take the hassle out of planning a separate honeymoon and come to Greece where your wedding and honeymoon will be an all-in-one spectacular experience!
One of the great things about hosting your destination wedding in Greece is that your wedding can be as extravagant or as simple as you wish. There are so many locations and so many venues to choose from in Greece – the country can cater to every budget. Thanks to Greek hospitality, services are plentiful throughout the country and we will be with you every step of the way to ensure your wedding in Greece provides you with great value for your money. Whether you are working with a limited or unlimited budget, your wedding in Greece will meet your every expectation.
6. Warm & Authentic Greek Hospitality
And last, but definitely not least, Greece is world-famous for its authentic and truly warm hospitality – if you’ve been to Greece before you know exactly what we’re talking about. In Greece, we say ‘philoxenia’ and this literally translates to mean ‘friend of strangers’. As Greeks, we welcome visitors with open arms and look forward to opening our country and our traditions to every visitor. We are always excited to offer help and advice in any way they we can. Trust us, with this kind of hospitality, your wedding in Greece will be a unique experience filled with lifetime memories!Having a wedding in Greece is truly exceptional and we’ll take the time to speak with you about all of the details. There are many details to consider when planning your destination wedding – at MILI LO we take everyone’s individual needs into consideration.We take the stress out of planning your wedding in Greece – not just because we’re good at it, but because we absolutely love weddings and we can’t wait to make your dreams come true in Greece!Get in touch with us today