Do you find yourself dreaming of a sun-drenched wedding as the nights draw in? Well, Cyprus may just be the perfect wedding destination! With glorious weather and a venue set amidst the stunning Mediterranean landscape, what better way to start married life than the birthplace of the goddess of love, Aphrodite. Here at Zankyou, we’ve come up with our pick of heavenly destinations on the island of Cyprus.
The five-star GrandResort prides itself on ensuring your big day runs smoothly so you can sit back and celebrate with loved ones. Choose from the Grand Hall overlooking the picturesque resort gardens or an outdoor ceremony by the pool. The hotel can accommodate small parties or a grand reception for up to 400 guests.
The 5 star Elysium is a palatial style hotel which conjures up images of a bygone area and is a perfect location for a romantic and traditional style wedding in a peaceful and secluded environment.
Choose from three locations, the chapel, amphitheatre or foyer which can accommodate up to 90 guests. Following your ceremony you can host either a cocktail reception, formal sit down dinner or lavish buffet for up to 350 guests.
Four Seasons Hotel, Limassol
The Four Seasons is the perfect venue if you’re searching for an extravagant and romantic setting. Wedding receptions can be arranged on the lawns in front of the chapel or in the private function rooms.
The onsite Orthodox-designed chapel is a unique setting accommodating up to 35 guests. Alternatively, choose the hotel pier with a clear-blue Mediterranean backdrop giving you a picture postcard backdrop for lasting memories.
Cynthiana Beach Hotel, Paphos
Set atop a magnificent headland, the Cynthiana Beach Hotel is the perfect location for an outdoor ceremony for a nature-loving couple.
The hotel can cater for large receptions or more intimate affairs. With a complimentary wedding co-ordination service plus a special wedding gift, it is surely a unique venue to consider.
Ayii Anargyri Spa Resort
This boutique hotel, Ayii Anargyri is a calm and tranquil oasis for couples wanting to enjoy the sublime spa remedies before and after their special day.
The old monastery church is perfect for a Greek Orthodox ceremony or civil ceremonies can take place by the shimmering waters of the pool. With locally grown produce, the poolside terrace serves as a great backdrop for a reception.
Adams Beach Hotel, Ayia Napa
A few steps away from the Mediterranean Sea, the Adams Beach Hotel has three unique onsite venues to choose from for your special day each with their own character.
From the bijou courtyard chapel with views over Nissi Bay for a traditional ceremony; a beachside gazebo for the perfect beach ceremony or for a more secluded venue, opt for the intimate garden set amongst the Mediterranean plants.
Amathus Beach Hotel, Limassol
Looking for a beautiful beachfront wedding in Limassol? Look no further than the luxury five-star Amathus hotel. The crashing of the waves, and the sizzling sun creates a romantic background for your wedding ceremony and is one of the best locations for a romantic and memorable beach wedding.
The lush garden surroundings can accommodate up to 3000 guests for a cocktail reception and 600 guests for a sit down dinner.
Venus beach hotel, Paphos
Mixing modernity with comfort, the Venus Beach Hotel, situated next to the Tomb of Kings in Paphos, is the wedding venue for couples looking for simplicity and elegance.
Celebrate your ceremony by the pool area followed by a cocktail reception with panoramic sea views. Or, if you’re looking for an indoor setting, the Aphrodite Hall can offer seating for up to 500 guests for a night of delicious food and all night dancing.
Elias Beach Hotel, Limassol
Directly located on one of Limassol’s exclusive beaches, the Elias Beach Hotel offers everything from a Greek style chapel to a charming redesigned pier. Choose to get married in front of a Mediterranean sunset overlooking the pier or opt for a gala dinner at the beach bar and restaurant.
Sandy Beach Hotel, Larnaca
Picture your wedding ceremony and reception at the Sandy Beach Hotel in Larnaca where you can choose to host a either a beach outdoor or indoor location ceremony. With perfect views across the Mediterranean, you’ll be sure to enjoy celebrating your wedding at this romantic venue.
Aphrodite Hills Resort, Paphos
What can be more romantic that getting married at the Aphrodite Hills Resort, set atop the birthplace of the goddess of love and beauty.
This luxury venue gives you a choice of areas across the resort and for the ultimate in luxury, you can choose to begin your married life in style by staying at one of their exclusive villas. The Aphrodite Hills Resort is part of Atlantica Hotels which offers access to several other properties in Cyprus. For those expecting several out of town wedding guests the Atlantica Hotels can cater to a variety of budgets and interests.
Azia Resort & Spa
The Azia Resort & Spa is located in Chlorakas, a picturesque village in Paphos, on the Tombs of the Kings road. Paphos is on UNESCO’s Cultural Heritage Lis t and offers convenient access to all the island has to offer The property itself offers several wedding options all personally designed by an experienced wedding coordinator. The resort faces west, and all but guarantees stunning wedding photography in its luxuriant gardens with views over the Bay of Paphos.
So here’s our pick of some of the most exclusive destination wedding venues in Cyprus – which one will you pick as your dream wedding destination?