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Crete Wedding

Crete Wedding - tips for your accommodation, ceremony planning, party and honeymoon in the Greek Islands.

A beach wedding in Crete by Crete for Love (image by Andreas Markakis)A romantic ceremony on the beach by 'Crete for Love' (image by Andreas Markakis)

Crete Wedding Ceremony Planning

A rustic wedding in an olive grove by 'Crete for Love' (image by Andreas MarkakisA rustic wedding in an olive grove by 'Crete for Love' (image by Andreas Markakis)

Crete Wedding Planners - Crete for Love - offer exquisite services for your ceremony and all other details.

Allow Anna and Stavriani to orchestrate a magnificent event for you.

Incorporate the heart of Crete with her beloved land, her vineyards and olive groves, or enjoy the expansiveness and relaxed style of a beach wedding with your feet in the sand.

A remote location for a stunning outdoor wedding by Crete for Love (image by Andreas Markakis)A remote location for a stunning outdoor wedding by Crete for Love (image by Andreas Markakis)

Planning your wedding in nature? Perhaps a seaside ceremony, or in a leafy vineyard? On top of a mountain? Any dream you can dream, Anna and Stavriani will be able to support you with their knowledge of the island and their unique creative flair.

Crete for Love

Choose from the following locations:

  • churches
  • beaches
  • rustic settings
  • olive groves
  • winery
  • private villa
  • secret gardens
  • yachts and boats
  • Balos Lagoon in the west

A Resort Wedding

Crete Wedding - create a ceremony on the beach at the beautiful luxury resort Caramel by Grecotel. Located just 6 km from the Venetian historic Old Town of Rethymnon, this beachside accommodation and resort will answer all your needs and host all your guests for your special ceremony.

Agreco Farm ready for an outdoor feastAn organic farm setting ready for an outdoor wedding
Pre-party reception on Rethymnon BeachEnjoy a pre-party on Rethymnon Beach

Caramel by Grecotel
is a sublime resort for romance in Crete. Arrange your wedding at the beach or at the organic farm with a rustic Cretan taverna experience.

Arrange your pre-party or reception party here on the beach in Rethymnon in central Crete.

Choose private dining and your own individual menu. Allow this expert team to prepare your wedding. Perhaps Crete will be the backdrop for your special occasion and the creation of treasured memories.

Rethymnon BeachRethymnon Beach is wide and sandy and centrally located on Crete

Private Romantic Holiday Homes

Crete Wedding - accommodation for your wedding or for romantic getaways. Secluded places all over the island of Kriti, to take that special person 'away from it all'. Take some private time together, without daily stress and humdrum.

Are you popping the question? Celebrating an engagement? Or an anniversary? Or hosting all your family and friends for your exciting wedding event? Or perhaps a holding a commitment ceremony?

How about a good old-fashioned romantic holiday?  Or your honeymoon? We suggest the following romantic surroundings in Crete ideal for couples.

The master bedroom of Villa Petra in Apokoronas Crete
Georgioupolis Beach

Villa Petra is just outside a little hamlet yet close to Chania and to beaches. This homely, cozy, yet stylish villa is totally private and peaceful, surrounded by olive groves.

With high ceilings, air-conditioning, an open-plan kitchen and dining area, private terrace, gracefully sloping gardens and pool, and a large bedroom, this villa has everything for relaxation and romance. Close to Georgioupolis Beach with its lovely chapel.

The open plan bedroom and living area of Barozzi Suite in Agiroupolis
Lake Kournas

Barozzi Suite is a lovely couple's retreat in a stylishly renovated 14th Century stone mansion, complete with spa, terrace and pool in Arcus Suites.

Find complete privacy here in Agiroupolis traditional village, sitting in the hills behind Rethymnon's beaches. The cool waters of the numerous waterfalls of this village make it an oasis in summer, just 8 km from the beach and 15 km from Lake Kournas, a beautiful fresh inland lake.

Matala Caves Seafront Apartment with view across the bay to the sandstone cavesMatala Caves Seafront Apartment with view across the bay to the sandstone caves
Matala Caves Seafront Apartment view

Matala Caves Seafront Apartments are ideal for romance for fun-loving couples, as the studio is right above the tavernas of this little seaside village. Enjoy the colours on the water, the reflections on the cliffs and caves and the sweeping panorama of this dramatic bay.

This recently restored 1 bedroom studio has 1 bathroom and cozy bedroom with natural stone and traditional construction and modern, rustic design features. Enjoy outdoor living on the large patio with an expansive vibe. Cheers!

Beachside Vacation Spots

Crete Wedding - beachside romantic honeymoon ideas. When we say beachside, we mean directly on the beach. Carob Villa has direct beach frontage; ideal for couples and privacy.

Carob Villa - private beach in Makrigialos Crete

Carob Villa has its own private beaches and two lovely villas.

If you are planning a Crete Wedding - this property with two villas and private beaches could be the solution.

Get your feet in the sand and host your families all in one place.

Located in Makrigialos in eastern Crete, this is secluded privacy at its best. With a tiny turquoise cove at your feet.

Explore the tavernas, restaurants and cafe bars of south-eastern Crete, visit myriad sandy beaches including Chrissi Island.

Adults Only Resorts

Crete Wedding Accommodation - Get some peace and quiet in style in some of the most luxurious accommodation in Crete, in a peaceful, child-free environment, designed for couples. Minimum ages at each resort vary, so please check with the hotel directly.

Aquila Elounda Village is on the beautiful bay of Elounda a few miles from Agios Nikolaos.

This is a large resort with multiple facilities and room types, pools, pool bars and beach. You won't be alone but you can chill out and experience all the luxuries in life. The rooms with their own dipping pool are ideal for couples.

Thalassa Beach Resort specialises in romantic retreats for couples. Take advantage of the beachfront fine dining, double sun loungers and spa treatments for two.

Add healthy or unhealthy treats; yoga or champagne, chocolate or tango lessons, red wine or candles and flowers in your room. Make it memorable, enjoy this beautiful beachside property close to Chania.

Georgioupolis Village & Chapel

The sweetest chapel in Crete is a backdrop for a symbolic ceremony here in Georgioupolis - by Crete for LoveGeorgioupolis - wedding styling by Crete for Love (image by Andreas Markakis)

Georgioupolis (pictured above) would be a lovely location for your special ceremony, your party event and for ammodation for your family and friends. The small seaside village has plenty of options of hotels and apartments, and a lovely long, wide, sandy beach. This village is located mid-way between Chania town and Rethymnon town.

Ceremony Planners - Crete for Love - created the idyllic romantic location above, talk to them about your ideas for your special ceremony.

Villa Petra (featured above) is close to this beach and would make a perfect Crete accommodation for your romantic holiday.

Getting Here

Take a 1 hour flight from Athens to Heraklion with Aegean Airlines or Olympic Air, with many flights available per day.

Or take a 9.5 hour overnight ferry from Pireaus port of Athens to Heraklion port.

More on flights and ferries below.

Car hire in Crete is a really good idea as it is a large island 60 km by 260 km. There is so much to explore.

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