Why Choose Greece For a Beach Wedding?
Summer in Greece is a special season, enviable around the world, with the sea at our feet and great locations that could host your private beach wedding! Despite its small size, Greece ranks 9th in the list of countries with the largest coastlines in the world, with 15,147 kilometers.
Given that Greece does not have a large area (130,800 sq. km.), no Greek mainland is more than 137 km from the sea. That is, wherever we start, in a maximum of 1.5 hours we can be on a beach in the Aegean or the Ionian Sea.
Moreover, the Greek territory includes 6,000 islands and islets scattered in the Aegean and Ionian seas, of which only 227 are inhabited. All in all, this is a unique phenomenon in the European continent.
This is to say, Greece has a great variety of locations for a private beach wedding. Couples have the opportunity to host their ceremony and celebrate their wedding next to the sea.
On this blog post, we focus on the reasons why a couple should have a private beach wedding in Greece.
Greece is characterized by its magical views, incredible landscapes, and clear blue waters. The impressive islands and the cities of the special beauty of Greece are just two main reasons why we like to travel so much. Apart from the fascinating history and culture, the wonderful islands and beaches, and the ancient archaeological sites, Greece hosts some amazing and unique natural wonders. From underground lakes to majestic mountain peaks, rushing waterfalls to fascinating geological formations, Greece is home to a wealth of wonderful nature works that will surprise every visitor.
Stunning Beach Locations
Greece does not lack incredible beaches, in fact, the only difficulty is deciding where to go. Given that Greece’s coastline is more than 15,000 kilometers, couples can think of the plenty of choices they have for a private beach wedding. There is an unimaginable number of beaches. There really is a Greek beach for all tastes – whether you like white sand or rocky beaches or a beach surrounded by cliffs.
Greek gastronomy is one of the healthiest and most delicious cuisines in the world. Greek recipes have roots deep in time with minimal substantial changes. Furthermore, one of the authentic cultural elements of a place is gastronomy. The peculiarities of the taste of the cuisine of an area are often connected with the quality characteristics of its society, while “revealing” elements of its cultural and economic history.
THINGS TO CONSIDER FOR A PRIVATE BEACH WEDDING
Most beaches in Greece are open to the public. The question that immediately comes to mind is “Do I need permission to get married on the beach?” Consult your local government to see what regulations they have regarding events and gatherings. However, if you want privacy for the perfect wedding on the beach, you may want to find a private property. More specifically venues, villas, or beach bars on secluded beaches would be ideal for a private beach wedding.
Things to Consider in a Beach Wedding…
Most beaches in Greece are open to the public. The question that immediately comes to mind is “Do I need permission to get married on the beach?” Consult your local government to see what regulations they have regarding events and gatherings. However, if you want privacy for the perfect wedding on the beach, you may want to find private property such as a venue, a villa, or a beach bar on a secluded beach.
A private beach wedding in Greece on the sand along with crystal clear waters during an unforgettable sunset. This is a dream for many people around the world. It is a very romantic event that looks almost like a fairy tale. As we mentioned above, most of the Greek land is surrounded by the waters of the Mediterranean. As a result, Greece offers unique locations for a private beach wedding.
However, asking couples who had a beach wedding, if they would do it again, they unanimously said a big “YES”. Despite the difficulties they had! But they all agreed on the following: That they would definitely get a wedding planner for coordination and organization.
Do you want to marry in Greece? Feel free to contact us! We love to assist couples who consider Greece as their destination wedding location!