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Santorini Weddings Guide

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To get married in Santorini, the 3 most basic pieces of information that you need is
• Where to get married?
• What hotel should you stay?
• What is the paperwork involved?
So, lets us start addressing these issues.

Where to get married

Gem Santorini villas

Gem santorini villas

One of the best choices to get married in Santorini. It offers unique views to the caldera. It offers a private bridal preparation room with private bathroom. The ceremony is held at the highest point of the property. There is an outdoor bar and a 200 sqm swimming pool. There are quests bathroom facilities and you can choose from a variety of recommended menus.


Venetsanos winery

Venetsanos winery

Venetsanos winery offers a perfect view of the caldera. It is perfect for both small and big weddings, it is also good for any weather conditions as it offers two different terraces and an indoor area.


Santo winery

santo winery

It is the biggest winery of the island and an ideal location for large weddings. It is located on the cliffs before Pyrgos village and the views that if offers are astonishing.


Santa Irini

Santa Irini

Santa Irene is a church yard in a wonderful location in Santorini. It is overlooking the sea and the volcano. It is an excellent spot.


Andromeda wedding Venue

Andromeda wedding venue

This is a hotel situated in Imerovigli village. It can offer a romantic wedding and it is also one of the best luxury hotels in the island.


Le ciel

le ciel

Le Ciel offers elegant indoor & outdoor spaces and a delicious choice of Wedding Menus. The Wedding Ceremony is held on our spectacular Caldera view terrace overlooking the Volcano and the Aegean Sea.


Sailing ship wedding

sailing ship wedding

Have your wedding on a sailing boat and enjoy the sunset, the sailing way with your quests.


Beach wedding in Santorini

beach wedding theros wave bar

The volcanic beaches of Santorini are the perfect place to host your wedding. Just picture it, black volcanic sand and a white wedding dress, filled with the blue color of the sea that is all around.


What is the paperwork involved?


All the documents above (except the passports) need to be APOSTILLE stamped and Translated in Greek from the Greek Embassy in your country.
An extra document from your country's embassy in Athens, to certify that you are free to marry and this document should be certified (and translated if it is issued in Greek) by the Greek Ministry Foreign Affairs in Athens.

*If you have married before a copy of the divorce papers from the court, translated in Greek as well.

The copies of the documents by FAX OR E MAIL are needed at least 20-30 days before the wedding day, to print the Licenses of Marriage.

As soon as you arrive in Santorini you must visit the Town hall with the original certificates (in Greek and in English) and the passports as well.


After the wedding:
After the ceremony the couple has a legal obligation to register the wedding at the local council within 4 days, failure to do so will result in the marriage having no validity.
Please note that the paperwork that you provide to the Greek authorities is NOT returned to you after the wedding, they are kept on record.


What hotel should I stay?


Pegasus suites and spa

Pegasus suites and spa

Central location, close to car park, wonderful views, spacious rooms. Pool with great view. Option for rooms with private pool and Jacuzzi. Hotel located in Imerovigli. Accommodation in October which is still considered a season at 190€ per night.


Lilium villas Santorini

Lilium villas santorini

Location is great, rooms clean and caldera view breathtaking. Plentiful and tasty breakfast included. The views from the room were remarkable. The location gets you away from the cruise hoards but the shuttle bus for 4 Euro can get to you the closest and largest town, Fira in 4 minutes. The Pool area is very nice,and the restaurant is great as well. October price 189€ per night.


Volcano view hotel Santorini

Volcano view Santorini

Take advantage of their spa (jacuzzi, steam and sauna), and their massage service. The rooms are big, comfortable. The hotel is away from the main towns but there was a complimentary shuttle into Fira every 2 hours but it doesn't come back very late.There is a market directly across the street to purchase alcohol water and snacks to bring back to your room. October price 116€ per night.


Rocabella Santorini hotel and Spa

Rocabella Santorini hotel and spa

Situated in Imerovigli. All the staff here are wonderful amazing people. The atmosphere is very relaxed along with professional attitude. All were so helpful and attentive each day. The breakfast is delicious and all fresh. Rooms are lovely with beautiful views and very nice amenities. The location is gorgeous and you can walk in either direction to Fira and Oia!
Pools are very cool. October price 174€ per night.


Katikies hotel

Katikies hotel

The views are amazing from every area of this complex. Amazing pools, restaurant and bars. Room Tip: Request sea view. Great location as walking distance to Caldera and sunset viewing platform. Attentive staff, luxurious surroundings, spectacular views from every room, outstanding restaurants. Sited cliffside, it has many stairs, but luggage is handled by the staff. Three pools and a limited amount of space guarantee a poolside lounge, and two restaurants. Amazing food. The hotel is in OIa. October price 440€ per night.


Dana villas hotel and suites

Dana villas hotel and suites

The views amazing and the restaurant very good however a bit expensive compared to some other restaurants in the area. There are many stairs so not good for people with disability. Very Helpful staff. October price 106€ per night.


Anteliz Suites Santorini

Anteliz suites Santorini

Stunning property with what it could be considered to be in the best location possible in Santorini. The hotel is actually located in Firostefani which is its own little town nestled between Fira (about a 5-10-minute walk) and Imerovigli (about a 15 minute walk). Spacious rooms , beautiful views , tasty breakfast. October price 278€ per night.


Villa Ilias caldera hotel

Villa Ilias Caldera Hotel

This hotel is in Firostefani, a great central location. Just outside and along the cobble stone walkway over a dozen great restaurants are within easy walking distance. Fira is just a short 10-minute walk along the caldera to the south. The sunsets from the room are beautiful. The balcony is a nice place to sit and relax. The pool area also has great views of the caldera and city. The breakfasts have a wide range of choices of many tasty items. October price 79€ per night.