The fairytale-like backdrop of the Cyclades, with spectacular sunsets and rocky cliffs that transmute in the blue waters and the stunning white houses, is the impeccable setting for a dreamy romantic wedding. For couples planning their wedding, Mykonos is one of the most popular destinations.
What better way is there to start your beautiful journey together than celebrating your start on the romantic island of Mykonos?
Destination weddings typically involve a couples closest friends and family and considerable effort is put into making the entire event a memorable affair. Many couples choose to rent out a villa whilst visiting the island. This is a popular choice because many villa companies also cater for Mykonos weddings. One example of this is the Blue Villas company who offer a range of Mykonos wedding services and villas which will make your wedding truly memorable. With an unbeatable customised wedding package, their wedding consultants have you covered from accommodation and food to entertainment and photography.
The only job on your part is to pick a date and leave the rest to their professional wedding coordinators. From marriage licenses to beautification, food, music and guests, the concierge staff will ensure that everything is carried out as your heart desires. Moreover, the villas offer a smooth blend of contemporary with vintage which exudes a sensual ambiance, making it a dream location to get married.
The idyllic locales, spectacular views and customised services will make your wedding an event of a lifetime. Below is an outline of what Mykonos wedding options are available to you and your partner.
MYKONOS CIVIL WEDDING
A civil marriage takes place without any religious association after meeting the legal requirements of the locale. The beauty of a Mykonos civil wedding is that it can be held anywhere you wish. On a yacht, on the beach or at the pool with an awe-inspiring sea view. Also, you can choose from many great locations and spaces. Therefore,you can be as romantic and sweet or wild and loud as you want!
THE ORTHODOX WEDDING
As the majority of you may know, Greek Orthodox weddings are an amazing and unforgettable ceremony. Every step of the wedding – the betrothal service, the crowning, the common cup and the ceremonial walk where the bride and the groom are led by the priest and the best man- is a sight to behold.
Moreover, the whitewashed chapel and the ever warm weather provides the perfect setting to a beautiful Orthodox wedding in Mykonos. It should be noted that at least one of you must be Greek Orthodox and both of you should be baptised in the Christian faith.
THE CATHOLIC WEDDING
Mykonos is an ideal place to rejoice the holiness of a Catholic wedding. All the credible wedding planners on the island would help you with legal assistance, decorations, beauty services and transportation to ensure you relish every moment of your wedding.
GAY BLESSING CEREMONIES
Although same-sex marriages are not legalised in Greece as of yet, you can always celebrate your love through blessing ceremonies in Mykonos, as many LGBT couples do every year. These blessing ceremonies are a promise of love between two souls and do not entail any legal requirements.
THE BACHELOR PARTY
The capital township of Mykonos is strikingly stylish with slender streets creased with designer outlets, artists’ studios, upscale restaurants, bars and clubs. Also, Mykonos’ nightlife is rated as one of the best in Europe. Every credible wedding organiser offers chauffeur services for all your island explorations. Therefore, relish your last night of being single by having a thrill-filled bachelor/bachelorette party in Mykonos. Lastly, have a cocktail with your partner in Little Venice while watching the sunrise on the day of your wedding.
THE BEACH WEDDING
The most desired wedding type on this world famous island is the beach wedding concept because of the stunning landscape that the Mykonian beaches have to offer. Spoil your better-half with a beautiful beach wedding ceremony when the sun is going down and nature is working to create an ambiance that all of your loved ones will remember!
THE NOISY WEDDING
A noisy Mykonos wedding gives celebrations a whole new meaning. The traditional dancing, local Greek delicacies and the distinctive raki and lyra musical instruments will certainly mark this day of yours for a lifetime.
THE ACTIVITY WEDDING
Lastly, if being bold is your thing and classic wedding receptions do not get your blood pumping, then plan a wedding around your favourite activity such as hiking.
So are you convinced enough to exchange your vows under the sapphire skies beside the dream like seas in Mykonos?